Self-drive New Zealand

Self-drive New Zealand

New Zealand must be the luckiest tourist country in the world, with its spectacular mountains, active volcanoes, deep fiords and rugged coastlines, picturesque lakes, streams and beaches, bubbling mud pools and geysers, its unique Maori culture and warm hospitality

Self-drive New Zealand

New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Hawkes Bay > Rotorua > Wellington & Martinborough > South Island > Glaciers & West Coast > Nelson & Marlborough > Queenstown & Wanaka 

16 Days, 13 Nights

Follow our itinerary or customize your own self-drive vacation on this fantastic 13 night self-drive New Zealand vacation, that takes you from Auckland to Queenstown or vice versa. View spectacular glaciers, rugged mountains & vast plains.  Discover how Maori values have an ongoing influence on everyday life, with many opportunities to experience the culture first-hand.  See geothermal activity up close in Rotorua or satisfy your adventurous side with a to jet-boat riding.


  • Geothermal wonderland of Rotorua
  • Art deco Napier
  • Historic Wllington
  • Marlborough Sounds
  • Franz Josef Glacier
  • Queenstown
  • Milford Sound


  • Round-trip airfare on Air New Zealand from Los Angeles or San Francisco to Auckland, return Queenstown
  • One night Mercure Auckland
  • Two nights Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua
  • Two nights Scenic Hotel Te Pania, Napier
  • One night Ibis Wellington (Feb 1 - Mar 31, 2017) Travelodge Wellington (Apr 1 - Nov 30, 2017)
  • One night Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco
  • Two nights 58 on Cron Motel, Franz Josef
  • Three nights Novotel Queenstown Lakeside
  • One night Distinction Te Anau Hotel & Villas
  • Rotorua Diamond Pass
  • Tamaki Hangi Experience, Rotorua
  • Maori Highlights Tour, Wellington
  • Split Apple Paddle, Nelson
  • Twin Glacier 30 min incl Snow Landing, Franz Josef
  • Shotover Jet Boat, Queenstown
  • Milford Sound Nature Cruise, Te Anau
  • Arrival transfer in Auckland
  • 13 day rental car
  • Interislander ferry crossing Wellington to Picton
  • US/foreign taxes & fees including Sept 11 Security Fee


Based on departures March 1, 2017 - March 31, 2017
  Price per person from*
     Double occupancy 4929


Based on departures April 1, 2017 - April 30, 2017
  Price per person from*
     Double occupancy 4699


Based on departures May 1, 2017 - June 21, 2017
  Price per person from*
     Double occupancy 4669


Based on departures June 22, 2017 - July 23, 2017
  Price per person from*
     Double occupancy 5179


Based on departures July 24, 2017 - September 17, 2017
  Price per person from*
     Double occupancy 4799


For airline baggage and optional fees please click here.

Group Size

Independent Vacation


May 1, 2017 - June 21, 2017


From $4669 per person based on double occupancy*

Trip Terms

*Prices are quoted in USD and are ‘from’, per person, based on double occupancy. Single supplements apply. Valid for weekday departures and weekend returns May 1, 2017 - June 21, 2017. Weekend surcharges of US$50 apply one way, US$100 return,  for flights Fri-Sun. Advertised price reflects low season travel dates. Seasonal supplements apply outside low season. Must be booked by Mar 31, 2017. Black-out dates may apply. Prices are current at time of posting (2/1/17) and may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received and processed, due to fare increases and currency fluctuations. All pricing is strictly subject to availability. All prices, itineraries and routing are subject to change without notice. Please call for our current prices. CA CST: 2076233-40 | WA ID: 601 684 531

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