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25 Day Grand Explorer

Prepare your senses and camera for an unforgettable getaway - this comprehensive self-drive holiday will show you all that New Zealand has to offer.

Itinerary by Relaxing Journeys


price from 4,879 NZD per person (twin share)
duration 25 days and 24 nights
you will visit Auckland, Bay of Islands, Coromandel, Rotorua, Taupo, Napier, Wellington, Nelson, Kaikoura, Akaroa, Dunedin, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Franz Josef, Christchurch
Both Islands, NZ
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This is a 25 day self-drive itinerary that travels both islands of New Zealand, starting in Auckland and finishing in Christchurch.


  • 24 nights accommodation
  • Airport transfers to/from your accommodation
  • 24 days car rental in a Toyota Corolla Hybrid or similar
  • Waitangi Treaty Grounds day pass including guided tour & cultural experience
  • Hole in the Rock & Cape Brett cruise
  • Admission to Matakohe Kauri Museum
  • Wai-o-Tapu Thermal Wonderland Admission
  • Te Po - Maori cultural experience with traditional hangi
  • Admission to the Wai-O-Tapu geothermal region
  • Half day wine tour in Napier
  • Scenic Interislander Ferry Cruise
  • Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruise
  • Dunedin Wildlife Cruise & Peninsula Tour
  • Queenstown's Famous Shotover Jet
  • Milford Sound Day Tour - Coach & Nature Cruise


Travel between 01 Apr 2024 - 31 Mar 2025Book by 31 Mar 2025

Seasonal Pricing

Travel Dates Price From
01 Apr 2024 - 31 Mar 2025 4,879 NZD

Rental Car

  • 24 days car rental with Ezi Car Rental in a Toyota Corolla Hybrid or similar
  • Unlimited kms and vehicle insurance (excess applies)
  • Auckland pickup, Christchurch dropoff
Vehicle upgrade option available, enquire for pricing and availability.

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Terms & Conditions

Prices are 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. Valid for travel 01 April 2024 – 31 March 2025. Blackout periods may apply. A one-way fee of NZ$250 is applicable with Ezi Car Rentals, paid direct on collection. A non-refundable deposit of $250 per person is required at time of booking. Quote Package Code: RJ25DGE


4.8/5 (75 reviews)
Latest Reviews
5/5 04/09/2022

It was fantastic. New Zealand is absolutely beautiful made more so with the help of Sally who provided us with great accommodation, trips and itinerary.

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