We create great New Zealand vacations. When you start to plan your trip to New Zealand our team of travel specialists can give the best advice on how best to explore. So, if you choose to self-drive, have a private driver & guide show you around, explore with like-minded people on a small group escorted tour, or perhaps a combination of the three, we can create a great New Zealand experience.
After a thorough consultation with you we expertly plan and create your self drive New Zealand tour. A self drive vacation allows you the freedom to explore at leisure with the comfort and security of pre-booked activities and accommodations. Route suggestions, GPS and APP guidance plus local support mean you are in safe hands.
This range of hand picked New Zealand vacations & itineraries are ideal if you prefer to travel in the company of like minded people. These tours limit the number of participants which means different accommodation options, exclusive activities and of course a knowledgable guide ensures you get to see the best of New Zealand.
A private tour offers true flexibility for your trip to New Zealand and gives you the security of an expert guiding you all the way. Well planned itineraries ensure you see exactly what you want to see and with your own driver-guide you can adapt to suit the day or your preference. 100% tailor-made to suit you a private tour is a great option.
Enjoy our short video showing you some of the fantastic scenery New Zealand has to offer. From a fly-over through Fiordland National Park & the Southern Alps to the rigged coastline of the West Coast. Pristine golden sand beaches in Abel Tasman National Park and the unique geology of the islands. From glaciers sitting amongst rainforest to marine reserves teaming with wildlife. From world class cities to towns unchanged for decades - New Zealand has something for everyone.
Get in touch with us via our enquiry forms, chat or good old fashioned telephone and we can make a plan to discuss what sort of New Zealand experience you are looking for. No amount of forms on a website will collect information suitable to create your perfect holiday. Talking with us means we get a great picture of your expectations and can then start to tailor-make your itinerary.
Using our bespoke technology we create an itinerary for you to review. This will contain lots of great information, not to be missed activities and experiences, suggested activities, accommodations and recommended room types plus information on distances to travel. You access this private itinerary on our secure website.
After further consulting with you and fine tuning you book the itinerary on our site. We then secure all the arrangements and bookings ensuring every detail is covered. Prior to your arrival we recheck arrangements and keep in touch regarding instructions for your arrival. Throughout planning and booking a quality control process ensures the standards we set are met.
Just like the consultation process we are there to offer assistance as you travel around New Zealand. Our APP offers real time updates and notifications and a dedicated free call number means we are right there with you. When you return home we love to hear all about your adventures and to share them with other visitors.
“Thanks so much for all your help with our recent holiday to the South Island. We thought our plans were scuttled when the government announced a L2 lockdown, but Fine Tours came to the rescue! They rearranged everything for us & our trip went amazingly smoothly. I can't speak highly enough of these guys - they are fantastic. A special thanks to Christina & Louise.”
“Nicole did an excellent job arranging our holiday. The events were exactly what we asked for and lodging was very good. Nicole excelled in her efforts to accommodate our specific needs. Great job by Nicole and great trip.”
“Amazing trip, we loved NZ and Nichole did a great job with accommodations, the timing between locations and activities. It was like she knew us! It went better than we expected and as well as I had hoped. Thank you!”
“Fine Tours did an impeccable job at arranging every aspect of our trip! Our travel dates were perfect 2/24/20 - 3/18/20, not too cold and not too hot. Christina was our travel agent at Fine Tours. Christina was patient with the planning our trip. She was very detail-oriented and accommodated our every need. During this time period, we stayed at 15 different places - we were moving around quite a bit in order to tour the beautiful country of NZ. Our main focus was the South Island; however, we did spend 3 days on the North Island. The absolute highlight of the trip was the Helihike of the Tasman Glacier. I was a bit concerned that I would not be able to do this due to anxiety and being a bit claustrophobic. Christina took the time to provide me with every detail of what to expect from clothing to wear, to weather and including the different maneuvering elements while on the glacier. I was the oldest one on the hike (53), but it was definitely the utmost fun. It's an experience that I will never forget. And, thanks to Christina - I made it! We chose to go with a private driver versus touring on a bus. This was the way to go! Kevin was our private driver for about 8 or 9 days straight -he was like a walking encyclopedia. Kevin was well versed on all the history of NZ and such a great welcoming person. During our tour, we never had any incidents! Every driver was on time and waiting for our arrival. Every hotel was magnificent! This was my second time to travel to New Zealand, and I will definitely be back. I give Fine Tours 5+ stars, Christina 5+ stars and Kevin 5+ stars. They all clearly LOVE what they do and have a passion for their industry. THANK YOU for the fantastic memories!!!”
“It was good to meet you in Wanaka after our various electronic messages. Now that we are home (and healthy) we want to thank you for guiding us through a really good trip. We enjoyed learning huge amounts of natural history and cultural history, all amid spectacular beauty and rich experiences. We have tried to identify our favourite parts, which turns out to be very difficult. Probably the boat trip on Doubtful Sound was the nest, with just-caught lobsters and fish, and a joyful pod of dolphins. But kayaking and swimming at Abel Tasman plus vulcanism and Maoris at Rotorua were also memorable. We could go on! As you advise others, FYI we also enjoyed the night canopy walk in the redwoods at Rotorua (admittedly, not everyone's cup of tea), and especially the night nature walk at Zealandia in Wellington, where we saw kiwis in the wild. Not only was your itinerary comprehensive and suited to our needs and abilities, but your choices for lodging were also exceptional. From Doolans in Rotorua to Retiro Park Lodge near Nelson and Te Anau Lodge (the train car!), you sent us to places with character - and characters! Other venues were also special, but these stand out. We also appreciated that many of the venues had laundry facilities. Finally, we send extra thanks for coordinating our itinerary with my sister Anne Berg, even quite late in our planning. It was a real treat to share five days of adventures with her. Every step of our trip, we felt that you had anticipated our needs and interests - we could not have been better served. We're already telling friends and family what a great trip you gave us.”
Read our planning tips on when to visit, styles of accommodations, choosing the right transport and activities. Or better still contact one of our New Zealand experts and start planning your perfect vacation today.
In light of the global impacts of COVID-19, we continue to work with our partners to provide the greatest client flexibility in an ever-changing climate. Where itineraries need to change due to COVID-19 restrictions we will waive our amendment fees and work closely with third-party suppliers so that they do the same. Any payments you have made will be put into credit and held in trust until you are ready to make plans to travel again. Find out more in our FAQs.