Looking for something very special for your New Zealand ‘Trip of a Lifetime’? Our Kakapo tour is the ultimate New Zealand 3 week itinerary, with all our favourite kiwi holiday spots bottled into one very special tour package.  

We know you’re coming a long way and want to see and do as much as possible, just like everyone else who loved seeing the very best of both the north and south islands on our signature tour.

Meet real Kiwis and hear their stories, marvel at one unbelievable view after another, see our unique and crazy wildlife up close, get out on the water and up in the air, savour the tastes of our fresh food and wine with new friends and at the end of each unforgettable day relax with all the comforts of home.

22 Night / 23 Day New Zealand Tour

Auckland
Omapere on the Hokianga Harbour
Paihia in the Bay of Islands
Auckland
Rotorua
Tongariro National Park
Napier
Wellington
Nelson
Abel Tasman National Park
Mount Cook
Queenstown
Milford Sound
Wanaka
Franz Josef Glacier
Punakaiki
Christchurch
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Tour Price

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$10990 pp twin
$13490 pp single
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General Tour Inclusions

  • All travel in comfortable, air conditioned coaches (maximum of 18 travellers)
  • Your MoaTrek 'Kiwi Guide' is at your service every day of your tour
  • Relax in quality accommodation handpicked for the best views and location, porterage included
  • Your airport transfers are included on arrival and on departure

Included Meals

  • All breakfasts are included  (B).
  • A selection of special lunches  (L) - Te Wairoa Buried Village, Lake Tarawera, Rotorua; Akaunui Farm homestead, Canterbury, private Wanaka homestead, Wanaka.
  • Two special dinners (D) - Copthorne Hotel and Resort, Hokianga; celebratory final dinner at Punakaiki Resort.

Included Activities & Entrance Fees

  • Learn about the history of Northland and the mighty Kauri tree at the Kauri Museum, Matakohe.
  • Enjoy a spiritual journey with Maori guides to Tane Mahuta, the ancient ‘Lord of the Forest.’
  • Cruise across the glistening waters of Hokianga Harbour and sand boarding.
  • Explore Kerikeri’s historic Stone Store.
  • Learn about the history of New Zealand at the Waitangi Treaty House.
  • Enjoy a dolphin cruise out to the famous Hole in the Rock and Cape Brett, with the chance to swim with the dolphins in the Bay of Islands.
  • See thousands of twinkling glowworms on a guided tour through Kawiti Caves.
  • Visit a working Kiwifruit orchard, meet the growers and taste the fruit fresh off the vine.
  • Cruise across Lake Rotoiti on the luxury yacht “Tuia” before soaking in mineral hot pools on the edge of the lake.
  • Te Wairoa Buried Village Museum and grounds.
  • Visit the Kiwi Encounter in Rotorua and learn all about the work being done to protect our national bird.
  • Wander New Zealand's most colourful geothermal park at Wai-O-Tapu.
  • Explore Napier with a private guided tour of this famous Art Deco town.
  • Enjoy a scenic cruise across the Cook Strait and Queen Charlotte Sound on-board the Interislander ferry.
  • Taste a selection of wines in Marlborough, New Zealand’s premier wine-growing region.
  • Take a cruise to the golden sands of the Abel Tasman National Park.
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of Queenstown on the Skyline Gondola.
  • Experience the pristine landscapes of Milford Sound with a 1.45 hour nature and wildlife cruise.
  • Soar high above the Southern Alps from Milford Sound to Queenstown on a scenic flight.
  • Enjoy a guided kayak or leisurely cruise around the shallow waters of secluded Okarito Lagoon.

Included Sightseeing and Exploring

  • Explore Russell, the first capital of New Zealand.
  • Travel the dramatic highway through the Karangahake Gorge.
  • Discover the bush-fringed lakes of Rotorua’s Lake Rotoiti and Lake Tarawera.
  • Experience the geothermal wonderland of Rotorua.
  • Visit the thundering Huka Falls and Wairakei geothermal power station.
  • Take in the expansive views of three active volcanoes from Lake Taupo.
  • Enjoy the wilderness of the Tongariro National Park in the central North Island
  • Explore New Zealand’s creative capital, Wellington.
  • Take a memorable photograph of the Church of the Good Shepard on the shores of the turquoise-hued Lake Tekapo.
  • See New Zealand’s highest mountain in the Aoraki/Mt Cook region.
  • Drive through the diverse beauty of the Lindis Pass and Kawarau Gorge.
  • Experience pure New Zealand at its finest with a visit to Fiordland, Mt Aspiring, Tai Poutini Westland and Arthur’s Pass National Parks.
  • Learn about Arrowtown’s place in New Zealand’s gold mining history.
  • Explore the shores of the Great Southern Lakes of Wakatipu, Wanaka and Hawea.
  • Take a walk through thick beech mountain forests in Haast Pass.
  • Get up close and personal with the breath-taking Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier.
  • Walk through native New Zealand rainforests and experience the powerful blow holes at the Punakaiki Pancake rocks.
  • Drive the dramatic Otira Gorge highway to Arthur’s Pass and say hello to New Zealand’s cheeky mountain parrot, the Kea.

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