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Classic New Zealand Self Drive Itineraries to Customize

See 'Classic' New Zealand self driving tour itineraries for those who like to explore, take a detour and maybe even get lost a little... These premium customizable touring vacations offer a relaxed pace. Enjoy plenty of time to enjoy the countryside, the towns and the many activities along your way.

Our classic self drive itineraries are — just that — 'classic'. They include iconic New Zealand experiences. They offer you superb accommodation, a great choice of cars to drive and not-to-be-missed activities and attractions.

Explore your classic driving itinerary options now.

 

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The Classic 9 day Southern Lakes
The Classic 9 day Southern Lakes find out more

9 days starting in Christchurch, finishing in Christchurch

Accommodation style: Boutique lodges & hotels

See the full glory of the South Island in the nine amazing days and enjoy memorable accommodation in stunning locations.

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21 day Classic New Zealand
21 day Classic New Zealand find out more

21 days starting in Auckland, finishing in Christchurch

Accommodation style: Boutique lodges & hotels

Enjoy a relaxing trip through both islands with time to fully explore your destinations and charming accommodation to return to in the evenings.

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Classic 13 day Coast to Coast touring route
Classic 13 day Coast to Coast touring route find out more

13 days starting in Christchurch, finishing in Christchurch

Accommodation style: Boutique lodges & hotels

See the best of the lower South Island with time to truly take in the sights, including a sensational overnight cruise in spectacular Doubtful Sound.

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The Classic 8 day Southern Experience
The Classic 8 day Southern Experience find out more

8 days starting in Christchurch, finishing in Christchurch

Accommodation style: Boutique lodges & hotels

Discover the diversity of the South Island, historic cities, World Heritage-recognised natural beauty, an iconic train journey...

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The Essence of New Zealand
The Essence of New Zealand find out more

14 days starting in Auckland, finishing in Christchurch

Accommodation style: Boutique lodges & hotels

Experience essential New Zealand attractions and destinations, with time to enjoy your destinations fully, on this 14 day New Zealand vacation.

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Classic Wellington to Auckland touring route
Classic Wellington to Auckland touring route find out more

11 days starting in Wellington, finishing in Auckland

Accommodation style: Boutique lodges & hotels

Cities, wine regions, geothermal attractions, cultural experiences, scenery, stunning beaches... Experience the diversity of the North Island.

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Classic upper North Island touring route
Classic upper North Island touring route find out more

11 days starting in Auckland, finishing in Auckland

Accommodation style: Boutique lodges & hotels

See the best of the North on this sensational 11 day North island Itinerary taking in the Bay of Islands and so much more.

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Classic 13 day Auckland to Wellington touring route
Classic 13 day Auckland to Wellington touring route find out more

13 days starting in Auckland, finishing in Wellington

Accommodation style: Boutique lodges & hotels

Experience the North Island from near-top to bottom on this unforgettable North Island self-drive vacation.

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The Classic 9 day Southern Alps Circuit
The Classic 9 day Southern Alps Circuit find out more

9 days starting in Queenstown, finishing in Queenstown

Accommodation style: Boutique lodges & hotels

Start in Queenstown and tour the iconic attractions of the Southern Alps — an itinerary to delight you if majestic alpine views are your thing.

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Classic 22 Day Christchurch to Auckland touring route
Classic 22 Day Christchurch to Auckland touring route find out more

22 days starting in Christchurch, finishing in Auckland

Accommodation style: Boutique lodges & hotels

Experience the whole country on this comprehensive New Zealand tour itinerary taking in the best of what is to be seen from mountains to sea.

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Wellington to Queenstown classic driving route
Wellington to Queenstown classic driving route find out more

8 days starting in Wellington, finishing in Queenstown

Accommodation style: Boutique lodges & hotels

Vibrant cities, delightful wine regions and awe-inspiring alpine scenery, and more — this itinerary is full of amazing experiences.

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Auckland to Queenstown 25 day Garden Experience
Auckland to Queenstown 25 day Garden Experience find out more

25 days starting in Auckland, finishing in Queenstown

Accommodation style: Boutique lodges & hotels

Capture the essence of New Zealand, relax and enjoy spectacular scenery, beautiful botanical gardens and private manicured grounds in this 25 day garden themed tour.