Explore and Experience the Best of New Zealand

Explore New Zealand through the eyes of a local, with dozens of activity filled vacation packages spanning the North & South Island. Each trip includes car hire, accommodation and day tour options, all tailor-made to your needs. Start searching here.

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Make the most of New Zealand and start searching for a package that inspires you

Get trusted local insight and build a trip to remember

The team at New Zealand Vacations would love to work with you in planning your New Zealand vacation. We will listen with great care to your ideas for New Zealand and help you transform these into the experience of a lifetime.

Contact us today or create your own Wish List with these 3 simple steps.

  • Choose a New Zealand Itinerary

    1. Choose

    Select one of the example New Zealand itineraries that you like and click on the daily activities that you think you'd enjoy along the way.

  • Send us your preferred New Zealand itinerary

    2. Send

    Send your resulting Wish List to us, adding your personal travel preferences or any special needs that you would like us to know about.

  • We will help refine your New Zealand trip itinerary

    3. Refine

    We then refine the itinerary by including the interests and preferences that you've told us about and send it to you with a price quotation.

Testimonials & Customer Reviews

The trip was masterfully orchestrated, and came off without a flaw. With all the logistics thoughtfully arranged, we were able to relax and make the most of the most magical country in the world. Thank you Jane and NZV!

Tom & Jennifer - San Diego, California. November 2018

Why New Zealand Vacations?

  • Why use our New Zealand Travel Planner

    Full members of TIA - the Tourism Industry Aotearoa New Zealand. ASTA - The American Society of Travel Agents. Virtuoso - The luxury travel network. YTC - 'Your Travel Center'. MVT - Montecito Village Travel. 

  • New Zealand travel itinerary at a great price

    We have special discounted accommodation rates and deals with local tourism operators throughout New Zealand, so you’ll have the most competitive prices and the best advice that money can buy.

  • We are New Zealand trip itinerary experts!

    We are New Zealanders, genuine New Zealand travel experts, with years of experience to guide you to those special locations where you'll experience the true essence of our beautiful country. 

Meet Some Of The Team

Work with real New Zealanders to create your vacation of a lifetime

Lindsay Barron

Santa Barbara CA, USA

Lindsay has explored every 'nook and cranny' of his home country of New Zealand. Mostly in search of that elusive perfect surf break or remote mountain trail. In 2007 he moved to the US where he met ...

Jane Cousens

Christchurch, New Zealand

Another highly experienced Kiwi specialist with a background in retail travel, Jane has been described as “the ultimate travellers advocate” sharing as she does Lindsay’s passion for...

Jerry Bridge

Wellington, New Zealand

After travelling to all corners of the world, in 1989 Jerry founded his first travel business in London, UK called ‘Bridge the World’ selling worldwide flights and holidays. With an annual...