New Zealand holidays
Fly drive New Zealand holidays (also known as self-drive) are a remarkable way to uncover the wonders of the country. Choose from a short journey to discover an area in-depth, or explore the entire country in a two week journey.
These itineraries have been created to strike an ideal balance between driving and relaxing, so that not too much time is spent on the road. You can also choose between staying in luxurious accommodation each night, or cruising around in a motorhome.
Perfect for wine lovers, this itinerary travels
through the lower half of New Zealand’s
North Island, beginning in Hawke’s Bay and
travelling through the Wairarapa region
before finishing in...
Enjoy the independence and freedom of
this motorhome holiday, discovering
New Zealand’s spectacular scenic highlights
and fascinating history at your own pace.
Includes motorhome, pre-booked...
This self-drive explores the more secluded
corners of South Island, from the quiet
waters of Doubtful Sound and along scenic
coastal routes to the historic town...
Visit the highlights of North Island at
your own pace on this self-drive itinerary
between Auckland and Wellington.
The tour takes in the pristine Bay of
Islands, the wine-producing regions...
Travelling through both North and
South Island, this self-drive itinerary
focuses on visiting the highlights of New
Zealand combined with stays at bed
and breakfast-style accommodation.
The dramatic South Island offers a wealth
of superb mountain scenery, glaciers,
fiords and wildlife along its rugged
coastline. This exciting private journey
combines these natural highlights...
This extensive itinerary is an ideal
introduction to New Zealand for first
time visitors looking to explore the
country at their own pace. Travel the
length of New Zealand to visit the...
Traverse New Zealand at your own
pace on this self-drive itinerary,
staying in some of the country’s finest
accommodation, each with their own
charm and plush features. These
We have highlighted the standard of accommodation featured on a tour immediately above the tour itinerary.
In some cases, tours include some departures in one category and some in another: you can see and select the different tour types under ‘tour variations’. For these tours, the itinerary is generally the same and just the standard of accommodation varies. However, if there are any variations in the excursions included, these are shown within the itinerary.
Superior: Most Cox & Kings tours fall under this category and are based in 4- or 5-star accommodation, or the best available.
Luxury: These tours will usually feature 5-star de luxe accommodation throughout.
Standard: Simpler in emphasis, these itineraries typically feature 3- and 4-star accommodation throughout.
Discovery: This type of holiday is best suited to the hardier traveller, as it will typically include some quite basic accommodation, possibly longer and rougher road journeys and, in some cases, more arduous activities, such as trekking.