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New Zealand holidays
Private New Zealand tours offer the ultimate flexibility, so you can explore this beautiful country on your own terms. Take a self-drive journey to cruise at your own pace, relax and watch the landscape roll past on a train journey, or sail peacefully through Milford Sound.
Each of these private itineraries has been created as suggestions, to inspire your own New Zealand adventure. You are able to purchase these as is, change them slightly, or create an entirely new itinerary, tailor-made to your requirements. Please contact us if you would like to build your itinerary in conjunction with a Cox & Kings expert.
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
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...
Embark on a self-drive adventure across
both New Zealand’s North and South
islands with activities en route to suit
the whole family. In the North Island,
explore the turquoise waters...
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...
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...
Tour New Zealand’s world-class wine
regions, visit farmers’ markets selling
a range of local produce, and discover
artisan food producers and outstanding
eateries. Work it all off on scenic...
Combine the delights of New Zealand
with the stunning natural beauty of the
Cook Islands on this 18-day private tour.
Begin by traversing New Zealand and
taking in many of the highlights of...
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.