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 > Rotorua > Hawke's Bay > Wellington & Martinborough > South Island > Nelson & Marlborough > Glaciers & West Coast > 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 Wellington
  • Marlborough Sounds
  • Franz Josef Glacier
  • Queenstown
  • Milford Sound


  • Round-trip airfare on Air New Zealand from Los Angeles to Auckland, return Queenstown
  • One night Auckland, Grand Mercure Auckland
  • Two nights Rotorua, Sudima Hotel Lake Rotorua
  • Two nights The Crown Hotel, Napier
  • One night Travelodge Hotel Wellington
  • One night Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco
  • Two nights Distinction Fox Glaciers Te Weheka Hotel, including breakfast
  • Three nights Novotel Queenstown Lakeside
  • One night Distinction Te Anau Hotel & Villas
  • 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 September 11th Security Fee
Based on departures: Price per person from*
based on Double Occupancy
July 24, 2019 - September 17, 2019 4759

For airline baggage and optional fees please click here.

Group Size

Independent Vacation


July 24, 2019 - September 17, 2019


From $4759 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. Advertised price valid for departures July 24, 2019 - September 17, 2019. Other date ranges available, however seasonal surcharges apply. Black-out dates apply and are listed. Airlines frequently change their prices as a result of fare increases. Prices are current at time of posting (7/1/2019) and may differ when you book your travel and are not guaranteed until full payment is received and processed. Seats and hotel rooms are subject to availability at time of booking. Weekend surcharges apply for TransPacific Travel Fri-Sun at US$55 each way. Packages must be booked by August 31, 2019. 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

Terms and Conditions

Read our full Terms and Conditions here

Your Destination

Weather Auckland
Weather Rotorua Aerodrome
Weather Wellington Airport
Weather Hokitika Aerodrome