Enjoy a selection of our 10 best New Zealand Self-Drive Tours! The freedom to travel off the beaten track!

New Zealand Self Drive Tours 4.8/5

Self Drive New Zealand – awesome accommodation and activity packages – plus plenty of room for your individuality and interests!


With more than 32 tours, there’s a perfect self drive tour itinerary for everyone who is dreaming of coming to New Zealand. We have options for short or long holidays, the North Island, the South Island or both, and every type of self drive tour from adventure to hiking, relaxation, family journeys, luxury accommodation, Lord of the Rings, thrilling adventure and more. Explore a taste of our tours below and open up a whole new world filled with New Zealand.

Experience the highlights of New Zealand with the freedom to enjoy day after day great options along the way. Choose from a wide range of self drive tours throughout New Zealand for any travel period and appropriate length!

 Would you like to visit New Zealand independently with one of our suggestions? Our tour packages can also be customized to suit your requirements precisely (e.g. duration, special interests, start/end point of your tour). Please have a look at some of our most loved pre-arranged tours below and send us your travel dates and interests for your customized self drive tour quote.
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18 Great Days Self Drive 'New Zealand Classic' Christchurch-Auckland

This tour is the classic New Zealand self drive tour, designed for your needs.
Enjoy an everlasting holiday you might remember and explore the diversity of this amazing country on a stunning route. Visiting the highlights of New Zealand with the freedom to enjoy plenty of options on both islands.

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19 Great Days
Self Drive Tour
'Fascination New Zealand'

Experience a New Zealand that is magnificent, stunning and authentic.
This amazing tour is covering the best features of both islands and you will travel in comfort by your own paste. See how the real New Zealand comes alive and enjoy one of the most fascinating New Zealand Self Drive Tours.

from NZD$ 5,535 p.P.
in Double Room/Twin Share
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22 Great Days
Self Drive - Superior
'Food & Wine'

There is no better way than exploring New Zealand with food and wine! Visit four major award-winning New Zealand wine regions. A fantastic variety of unspoiled dramatic landscapes, majestic Milford Sounds, Maori culture and local experiences. Includes superior accommodations and great activities!

from NZD$ 10,170 p.P.
in Double Room/Twin Share
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22 Great Days
Self Drive Tour
'Hiking in New Zealand'

New Zealand is one of the world’s best hiking destinations! Featuring spectacular day hikes, this journey takes you to the beating heart of New Zealand's diversity and wilderness. Enjoy some of our finest hikes and travel in comfort. This self drive tour package comes with included activities!

from NZD$ 6,070 p.P.
in Double Room/Twin Share
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7 Great Days Self Drive
'Central Highlights' Auckland to Auckland

incl. Mitai Maori Village, Huka Jetboat Ride, Waitomo Glowworm Caves, Aranui Cave Tour...

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17 Great Days Self Drive
'Natural Wonders New Zealand'

Among nature lovers, New Zealand is considered one of the last adventure areas that has been largely spared from mass tourism. This great New Zealand Tour package is bookable from Auckland-Christchurch or Christchurch-Auckland.
The natural beauty of our National Parks is one of the most impressive experiences and will certainly remain unforgettable.

from NZD$ 3,795 p.P.
in Double Room/Twin Share
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14 Great Days Self Drive
'South Island New Zealand'

Experience the highlights and unlimited natural diversity of New Zealand's South Island - incl. the insider tip and natural paradise Steward Island!
This 14 day itinerary from Christchurch to Christchurch will overwhelme you by its majestic rocky mountains, vast glaciers, native rain forest and stunning mirror lakes.

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21 Great Days Self Drive
'Middle Earth and Hobbit an (un)expected journey'

A journey to Middle Earth – on the trail of the Hobbits!
New Zealand’s dramatic landscape of golden plains, breathtaking mountain landscapes and enchanting valleys have fascinated viewers and fans in both the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies. We invite you to discover the world of Frodo, Bilbo, Aragorn, Arwen!

from NZD$ 6,270 p.P.
in Double Room/Twin Share

We love to customize your New Zealand holidays. All we need to know is:

  1. the date of your arrival in New Zealand
  2. how many days you  wish to travel around
  3. type of accommodation (Standard, Superior, Luxury Lodges)
  4. type of vehicle (Compact, Touring, Premium/4WD/Hybrid etc.) you want to drive

We will send you a quote for your fully arranged and peace of mind time in “God’s own country”. Please let us know your special requests.

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17 Great Days Self Drive
'Stunning Scenery Golf Courses & Superb Lodges'

On this unforgettable journey you get to play some of the world's best courses in breathtaking landscapes, stay in some of the finest luxury Lodges and hotels and experience some thrilling activities like Mt Cook Ultimate Scenic Flight and an exclusive...

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21 Great Days Self Drive
'The Best of the Best'
Once In A Lifetime Tour

North & South Island, from Christchurch to Auckland incl. Flodtplane, Heli-Hike, TransRail Scenic Train, Safaris, Jetboating, Luxury Overnight Cruise and..

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Please contact us here for tour bookings or further information. Bookings are essential even if the tours are operating daily. Please send us your dates for reservations.

"What I loved about this tour was that the guide was not afraid to get off the beaten track and show us the real country. This was an experience I would definitely want to come back to."
Alene Elvine
HR Manager
“Our tour was everything I hoped for, and more. Great Days really makes a difference, I would have never discovered the beautiful places we stopped at."
Jona Gerber

Get in touch for your New Zealand holidays. That’s what we are here for. Behind this website are real people who are at your disposal with expertise and passion for this extraordinary country place in the world. We know where to go as we live here – and we are looking forward to sharing our hidden gems with you.

Enjoy the Holiday of a lifetime