New Zealand Self Drive Holidays

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NEW ZEALAND SELF DRIVES

All New Zealand
Self Drive Tours

If you are looking to discover New Zealand on your own, then our self drive touring holidays are for you. View all the self drive holidays available through Relaxing Journeys.
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Both Islands
Self Drive Tours

Our unique inclusive packages include your choice of vehicle and touring itineraries unmatched anywhere else. Each self drive itinerary has been individually created by our local travel specialists and include unique travel experiences while remaining flexible enough to allow you to discover both islands at a relaxed pace.
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North Island
Self Drive Tours

From rolling farmland to the deserted beaches and ancient temperate forests discover the soul of New Zealand on one of our North Island self drive tours. A completely different experience from the South Island, read through our itineraries, each of them unique and full of surprises.
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South Island
Self Drive Tours

Discover the majesty of New Zealand's South Island on one of our self drive holidays. This is 'Lord of the Rings' country, awe inspiring landscapes, glaciers, rivers and fiords that you will not find anywhere else in the world.
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NZ Motorhomes
& Campervans

Every journey is unique, every journey designed just for you - the freedom of travelling by motorhome & campervan around New Zealand will lead to an unforgettable, unique experience. Our country is made for driving holidays!
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NEW ZEALAND SPECIALITY SELF DRIVES

Boutique Eco
Self Drive Tours

We've selected luxury eco lodges, small boutique hotels, romantic cottages, urban retreats and charming bed and breakfasts matched with the best guided activities and experiences along New Zealand's iconic touring routes.
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Middle Earth Inspired
Self Drive Tours

You don't have to be a die hard fan of LOTR or The Hobbit series of films to appreciate the majesty and awe inspiring scenery of New Zealand's Middle Earth.
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Food & Wine Themed
Self Drives

Discover the majesty of New Zealand's South Island on one of our self drive holidays. This is 'Lord of the Rings' country, awe inspiring landscapes, glaciers, rivers and fiords that you will not find anywhere else in the world.
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Walking & Hiking
Self Drives

Exploring New Zealand's walking and hiking trails is one of the most rewarding ways of seeing the country's outstanding natural beauty. We have a fantastic new range of itineraries being released next season.
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RELAXING JOURNEYS SELF DRIVE TOUR REVIEWS

Planning a self drive holiday to New Zealand can be daunting, but we have doing this for a long time and our experience and dedicated support ensures you’re in safe hands. Read the feedback from some of our past self drive clients – their comments and insights can help you decide on the self drive tour itinerary best suited to you. We’ve listed the most recent reviews below. Click to view all our self drive reviews.

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Budget Self Drive
27/10/2018
This was such a wonderful holiday with the family. The locations were just postcard perfect. The beauty of the South Island is truely amazing. The tour was easy to book and understand thanks to Relaxing Journeys specialty. Everything turned out perfectly. I would gladly visit NZ again via Relaxing Journeys anytime. Staff were friendly and made planning this holiday for a busy young family a breeze.
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3
Boutique Self Drive
23/10/2018
Our overall experience for the services provided were good. Here is some feedback. Our favorite hotel was FINO in Christchurch. Least favorite Punakaiki Resort. Our favorite tour, punting on the Avon. I can suggest better instructions how to find the SuperShuttle pick up location on the Auckland Domestic terminal. Upon arriving in AKL, picked our bags at the Jetsar baggage area we went outside and could not find a Super Shuttle. Had to call them for help where to go. The other negative from our visit was not your fault. The rain followed us rom day one! We will have to return when there is better weather. :-)
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Budget Self Drive
22/10/2018
Relaxing Journeys put together an amazing holiday for us that was so well organised and planned to that we got to see the best of everything NZ South Island had to offer in 12 days. I highly recommend this company great communication from staff and the whole process was easy start to finish. Thank you Relaxing Journeys (Marie) for making our trip one we won't forget.
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5
Mid Range Self Drive
20/10/2018
Very well organised, instructions and documentation clear and complete.
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Premium Self Drive
17/10/2018
Well planned, supported by great customer service and follow up at all times during the pre and post trip phases.
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