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Rata | 16 Day North & South Islands

Experience New Zealand’s amazing geothermal activities, witness authentic Māori culture and hospitality, and explore the vast range of jaw-dropping scenery that makes New Zealand a magnificent location for the ultimate vacation.

Operated by Pure Discoveries


price from 9,000 NZD per person (twin share)
duration 16 days and 15 nights
you will visit Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington, Nelson, Abel Tasman National Park, Punakaiki, Franz Josef Glacier, Wanaka, Te Anau, Milford Sound, Queenstown, Twizel, Mt Cook, Christchurch
Both Islands, NZ
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This is a 16 day small group tour that travels both the North & South Islands of New Zealand, starting in Auckland and finishing in Christchurch.


  • Visit the Auckland Museum
  • Delve into Maori life and enjoy a powerful cultural performance and feast
  • A private guide and tour around a geothermal valley with geysers, mud pools and hot springs
  • Visit a volcanic valley and explore the site of a buried village devastated by an 1886 eruption
  • Scenic Interislander Ferry journey across the Cook Strait
  • Wine tasting at one of Marlborough’s premier wineries
  • Cruise the turquoise waters of Abel Tasman National Park
  • Visit world-famous Pancake Rocks and blowholes at Punakaiki
  • Join a local eco-guided tour – or – an authentic 4WD adventure
  • Explore the historic gold rush village of Arrowtown
  • Cruise, with a picnic lunch, on the breath-taking Milford Sound
  • Enjoy true kiwi hospitality with morning tea at a local home on the shores of Lake Tekapo
  • Relax as you’re guided along Christchurch’s Avon River on an authentic Edwardian punt
  • Journey onboard a beautifully restored heritage tram through Christchurch’s city center

If you require transfers or accommodation before your tour starts or after your tour finishes, please make a note of this when booking your tour. Pre or Post Accommodation is subject to availability.

Tour Dates & Pricing

Guaranteed departure Pending confirmation
Start Date End Date RRP Twin Share Our Price Twin Share You Save Check Availability
24 Apr 2024 09 May 2024 9,800 NZD 9,800 NZD - Enquire
15 May 2024 30 May 2024 9,000 NZD 9,000 NZD - Enquire
Prices are per person, land only, based on twin share and quoted in New Zealand Dollars. Single option available, enquire for prices.

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Tours are priced in NZD, per person based on twin-share, and are subject to availability. Prices are correct at the time of submission but are subject to change without notice. Single option available, enquire for prices. Further departure dates may be released, subject to demand. A non-refundable deposit of $250 per person is required at time of booking. Tour operator terms and conditions apply, enquire for details.

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