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Self Drive New Zealand holidays

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Our top self drive New Zealand holidays

 

These are our top 10 self drive New Zealand holidays. The team at Pure Journeys have used their years of experience travelling the length and breadth of New Zealand to create truly unforgettable self drive holiday packages. Our knowledgable staff specialize in only New Zealand touring packages and are based right in Wanaka, the heart of New Zealand's South Island. Chat to one of the team today and start planning your New Zealand self drive holiday.

9 Day Southern Icons Self Drive

  9 days/8 night Journey from Christchurch to Christchurch

  Prices start from pp (low season, specific configuration)
  Accommodation style on this tour suggestion is Motels

Interests: Classic driving tours, Family adventure packages, Family touring, Food & wine, Scenic cruises, Scenic flights, Wildlife & nature

This 9 day tour takes you to the icons of the South Island, with extra nights in Fiordland and Queenstown you'll have time to discover the charms of each destination.

A Taste of the South

  8 days/7 night Journey from Christchurch to Christchurch

  Prices start from pp (low season, specific configuration)
  Accommodation style on this tour suggestion is Hotel 4 star

Interests: Classic driving tours, Family adventure packages, Family touring, National parks, Scenic cruises, Scenic flights, Scenic trains

One of our most popular tours this 8 day scenic route will give you a wonderful 'taste' of the South Island’s beauty and diversity. Visit its two largest cities, Christchurch and Dunedin, Mt Cook National Park and Te Anau the gateway to Fiordland National Park. You then experience the excitement of Queenstown before heading north to the unique West Coast Glacier region. The finale to this tour is crossing the Southern Alps on board the TranzAlpine Scenic Train as you return to Christchurch.

Fiords, Glaciers and Mountains self drive tour

  10 days/9 night Journey from Christchurch to Christchurch

  Prices start from pp (low season, specific configuration)
  Accommodation style on this tour suggestion is Hotel 4 star

Interests: Classic driving tours, Family adventure packages, Family touring, Honeymoon, Scenic cruises, Scenic flights, Scenic trains, Thermal parks and attractions, Wildlife & nature

This 10 day tour takes you to the icons of the South Island, with extra nights in Christchurch, Fiordland and Queenstown you'll have time to discover the charms of each destination. You begin with a journey past the mountains of the Southern Alps and turquoise waters of alpine lakes before arriving into Mt. Cook National Park.  Next you venture further south to Te Anau, gateway to Fiordland National Park.  Here you’ll explore the pristine wilderness on a Milford Sound nature cruise.  In Queenstown, the Adventure Capital, there’s time to enjoy the scenery and endless activities on offer before returning to Christchurch via the magnificent West Coast Glaciers.

The Southern Circle Day Walks

  14 days/13 night Journey from Christchurch to Christchurch

  Prices start from pp (low season, specific configuration)
  Accommodation style on this tour suggestion is Motels

Interests: Adventure, Classic driving tours, Cycling, Family adventure packages, Family touring, Scenic cruises, Scenic flights, Walking & hiking, Wildlife & nature

Self drive this classic South Island route and enjoy some of the finest day walks in New Zealand. Plus of course, time to enjoy everything else the region has to offer.

Volcanoes, Hobbits and Caves

  8 days/7 night Journey from Rotorua to Auckland

  Prices start from pp (low season, specific configuration)
  Accommodation style on this tour suggestion is Motels

Interests: Adventure, Family adventure packages, Family touring, Honeymoon, Maori culture, The Hobbit & LOTR, Thermal parks and attractions

Add this itinerary to some existing plans. Starting in Rotorua your whirlwind adventure includes visiting Hobbiton, Jet Boat riding, staying on the side of a volcano and glow worm caves!

The Essential Middle Earth Tour of the North Island

  10 days/9 night Journey from Auckland to Wellington

  Prices start from pp (low season, specific configuration)
  Accommodation style on this tour suggestion is Motels

Interests: Adventure, Family adventure packages, Family touring, National parks, Scenic flights, The Hobbit & LOTR, Walking & hiking, Wildlife & nature

Spend 10 days in Middle Earth. This itinerary offers a night in a Hobbit hole and takes you to Mt Doom, Mordor, Hobbiton and the Weta Cave...

Auckland to Christchurch 16 day Explorer

  16 days/15 night Journey from Auckland to Christchurch

  Prices start from pp (low season, specific configuration)
  Accommodation style on this tour suggestion is Hotel 4 star

Interests: Classic driving tours, Family adventure packages, Family touring, Honeymoon, National parks, Scenic flights, Scenic trains, The Hobbit & LOTR, Thermal parks and attractions

Travel the heart of the North Island exploring Auckland City, Rotorua and Wellington before crossing to the South Island. Continue down the east coast through Marlborough, Kaikoura and Christchurch before crossing the plains and into the Southern Alps and Mt. Cook. The alpine resort of Queenstown is next before heading north through Wanaka and onto the West Coast Glaciers. Return to Christchurch via the Tranz Alpine train.

Auckland to Christchurch 17 Day Highlights tour

  17 days/16 night Journey from Auckland to Christchurch

  Prices start from pp (low season, specific configuration)
  Accommodation style on this tour suggestion is Hotel 4 star

Interests: Classic driving tours, Family adventure packages, Family touring, Honeymoon, Maori culture, Scenic flights, Scenic trains, The Hobbit & LOTR, Thermal parks and attractions

Travelling through the heart of the North Island this tour allows you to see the incredible diversity that New Zealand offers. The South Island's mountains, lakes and glaciers and the North Islands rich Maori culture and its modern cosmopolitan cities.

Auckland to Queenstown Classic

  14 days/13 night Journey from Auckland to Queenstown

  Prices start from pp (low season, specific configuration)
  Accommodation style on this tour suggestion is Hotel 3 star

Interests: Adventure, Classic driving tours, Family adventure packages, Family touring, Food & wine, Honeymoon, Maori culture, National parks, Scenic cruises, The Hobbit & LOTR, Wildlife & nature

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.

21 day Discover New Zealand

  21 days/20 night Journey from Auckland to Christchurch

  Prices start from pp (low season, specific configuration)
  Accommodation style on this tour suggestion is Motels

Interests: Adventure, Classic driving tours, Family adventure packages, Family touring, Scenic flights, The Hobbit & LOTR, Thermal parks and attractions, Wildlife & nature

Explore the cities and scenery of both the North and South Islands on this extensive 21 day tour.  In the North Island you’ll travel to the Maori cultural centre of Rotorua, pass the volcanic World Heritage site of Tongariro National Park and visit our two largest cities.  After crossing to the South Island on the scenic Interisland Ferry, your itinerary takes you on a circuit of spectacular scenery.  Highlights include the wildlife mecca of Kaikoura, Mt Cook National Park, the West Coast glaciers and a cruise on the pristine Milford Sound, just to name a few of the destinations you have to look forward to.