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Taste the Antipodes

Sample the finest food and wine

There is no better way to get to know a country than through its food.
These Food & Wine-Themed Tour ideas of New Zealand and Australia include some great places to really indulge. Whether you like the culinary delights of the inner city and all the popular food trucks or prefer a back-to-basics Hangi (Traditional New Zealand Maori method of cooking food using heated rocks buried in a pit oven, called an umu) we can help you explore with your tastebuds.
Both countries are known for their globally acclaimed wines with many vineyards open to visitors for tastings and meals on a daily basis. Taking advantage of the views and idyllic setting Waiheke Island (Auckland) showcases some of the most famous olive groves and wineries in New Zealand.
If food and wine are your things then let your travel specialist know and take the risk away from you getting the perfect meal!

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10 days Map
  • 10 days/9 night Journey from Wellington to Wellington
  • Prices start from NZD$2,345pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Motels - Premium
  • NZ North Island Self Drive

Starting and finishing in Wellington explore Napier, Rotorua, Auckland Waitomo and Tongariro National Park on this circular North Island route.

 
28 days Map
  • 28 days/27 night Journey from Auckland to Christchurch
  • Prices start from NZD$14,364pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Boutique Lodges & Hotels
  • NZ Nationwide Self Drive

The ultimate 28 day essential tour. Visit and experience the very best of New Zealand. From the top of the North Island to the deep south enjoy superb hospitality while staying in a fantastic range of hotels, luxury lodges and boutique accommodations.

 
10 days Map
  • 10 days/9 night Journey from Wellington to Auckland
  • Prices start from NZD$2,536pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Motels
  • NZ North Island Self Drive

Starting in Wellington explore Napier, Rotorua, Auckland and the Bay of Islands.

 
10 days Map
  • 10 days/9 night Journey from Christchurch to Queenstown
  • Prices start from NZD$2,307pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Motels
  • NZ South Island Self Drive

Taking you south from Christchurch, this 10 day includes the majestic scenery of the lower South Island.  Beginning with the large open spaces of the McKenzie Country and Mt. Cook National Park, you then travel to the coast and the Scottish influenced city of Dunedin with its nearby wildlife havens.  In Fiordland there is a full day to explore Milford Sound including a Real Journeys Nature Cruise, before you continue to the mountains and lakes of the Southern Lakes region.

 
9 days Map
  • 9 days/8 night Journey from Auckland to Wellington
  • Prices start from NZD$2,035pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Hotel 3 star
  • NZ North Island Self Drive

Journey south through New Zealand’s North Island from Auckland, the ‘City of Sails’ to the quirky capital city of Wellington.  Along the way you’ll encounter Maori culture in Rotorua,  explore the Art Deco architecture and vineyards of Napier and travel at a relaxed pace allowing you to really soak up the atmosphere of each destination.

 
14 days Map
  • 14 days/13 night Journey from Auckland to Queenstown
  • Prices start from NZD$3,625pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Hotel 3 star
  • NZ Nationwide Self Drive

From the vibrant city of Auckland you’ll travel south to the spectacular mountains and thrilling adventures of Queenstown. Along the way you’ll travel through heartland New Zealand, including the cultural mecca of Rotorua and quirky Wellington City in the North Island. While in the South Island you have opportunities for wildlife encounters in Kaikoura and plenty of time to explore the inspiring city of Christchurch.

 
15 days Map
  • 15 days/14 night Journey from Queenstown to Queenstown
  • Prices start from NZD$4,803pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Motels
  • NZ South Island Self Drive

Starting and finishing in the 'adventure capital' of Queenstown This comprehensive South Island itinerary visits every South Island must see location including Milford Sound, Mt Cook National Park, Christchurch, Abel Tasman National Park and Nelson, and the West Coast Glaciers.

 
9 days Map
  • 9 days/8 night Journey from Christchurch to Christchurch
  • Prices start from NZD$4,908pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Boutique Lodges & Hotels
  • NZ South Island Self Drive

This itinerary is one of our most popular South Island tours. In just 9 days capture the essence of the South Island's cities, lakes, mountains, fiords, glaciers and many more attractions.

 
10 days Map
  • 10 days/9 night Journey from Christchurch to Christchurch
  • Prices start from NZD$2,345pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Motels
  • NZ South Island Self Drive

Visit the less explored upper South Island, home to amazing wildlife, including whales in Kaikoura and the delightful seal colony in Abel Tasman National Park.  In Blenheim, you’ll sample the region’s best known export, the Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc before heading south to the West Coast and Punakaiki Rocks.  You return to Christchurch via Arthur’s Pass National Park, an amazing place to discover natural New Zealand including the cheeky Kea which is regularly seen in the park.

 
23 days Map
  • 23 days/22 night Journey from Auckland to Christchurch
  • Prices start from NZD$8,095pp (low season, specific configuration)
  • Boutique Lodges & Hotels
  • NZ Nationwide Self Drive

Explore the length of New Zealand on this comprehensive tour of both the North and South Islands. In the north you’ll explore the tropical Bay of Islands and the boutique wine region of Matakana as well as the cultural hotspot of Rotorua. After cruising across the Cook Strait to the South Island discover the wildlife mecca of Kaikoura, before continuing south to the snow-capped mountains, alpine lakes and glaciers of the lower South Island. Highlights of the south include the world renowned TranzAlpine scenic train journey and a voyage of discovery in Milford Sound.

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