New Zealand Tours

We’ve bottled a lifetime of Kiwi holiday memories into our New Zealand tours. All the places you’ve heard of like Milford Sound, Queenstown, Abel Tasman, Mt Cook, Tongariro and Rotorua, plus a few of our secret off the beaten track spots. 

Our most popular New Zealand Tours

See our New Zealand Small Group Tours

Kakapo

21 Day North & South Island Tour

Auckland > Christchurch | 20 included activities
The ultimate New Zealand small group itinerary, this is the very best of our country. Milford Sound, Queenstown, Mt Cook, Abel Tasman, Tongariro, Rotorua, the Bay of Islands and a few more surprises. Small friendly groups led by our expert Kiwi Guides.

Kaka

17 Day North & South Island Tour

Auckland > Christchurch | 12 included activities

The best of both islands, all the spots we loved to visit as kids. From Rotorua and Tongariro National Park in the North and Abel Tasman, Milford Sound and Mt Cook in the South. All the comforts of home and unforgettable experiences every day.

Kea

9 Day South Island Tour

Christchurch > Christchurch | 3 included activities

Enjoy our amazing South Island highlights. Discover Aoraki / Mt Cook National Park, stay in Queenstown, cruise and fly Milford Sound, visit Haast’s lush rain forests, experience Franz Josef Glacier, and Punakaiki’s rugged coastline.

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Discover the Best of New Zealand Tours with MoaTrek

New Zealand offers a unique blend of natural beauty, cultural heritage, and adventure, making it an ideal destination for any traveller. Whether you’re looking to explore the rugged landscapes of New Zealand’s South Island or the charming towns of the North Island, MoaTrek Tours is the premier tour operator that has something for everyone.

With the best range of New Zealand tours for seniors available, each tailored to suit your specific interests and preferences, you can embark on the ultimate New Zealand vacation.

So why wait? Book your New Zealand tour today and discover the beauty of New Zealand’s South Island, North Island, and everything in between with MoaTrek Tours.

North Island Attractions 
The North Island of New Zealand is a land of unparalleled natural beauty and adventure, with breathtaking landscapes and spectacular scenery that must be seen to be believed. Whether you’re exploring the stunning beaches and geothermal wonders, hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, or taking in the vibrant culture of Auckland, the North Island offers a diverse range of experiences that cater to all interests and preferences.
You can also discover the rich Maori culture, sample the local food and wine, and immerse yourself in the pristine landscapes and untouched wilderness that make New Zealand a world-class destination for any traveller. So why wait? Book your New Zealand adventure today and discover the beauty of the North Island’s unique attractions and pristine landscapes with MoaTrek Tours. 

Waitomo Caves
The Waitomo Caves are a must-visit destination on any New Zealand tour, and there are many reputable tour operators that offer boat tours or walking tours to explore the caves and witness the stunning bioluminescent glowworms that light up the underground rivers and caverns like a starry sky.
With knowledgeable guides and safe, comfortable transportation, you can enjoy a memorable and immersive experience of this natural wonder. So why wait? Book your New Zealand tour today and add the Waitomo Caves to your itinerary for an unforgettable journey through the stunning natural landscapes of this beautiful country.

Bay of Islands
The Bay of Islands is a beautiful coastal region with over 140 subtropical islands, known for its stunning beaches, clear waters, and abundant wildlife, including dolphins and whales. You can take a cruise, go kayaking, or simply relax on the beach and soak in the beauty.

Tongariro National Park

The Tongariro National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage site that includes active volcanoes, stunning landscapes, and the famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing hike. You can explore the park on foot, bike, or horseback, and discover the natural wonders and cultural heritage.

Hobbiton Movie Set
The Hobbiton Movie Set is a must-visit destination for The Lord of the Rings and Hobbit fans, as  the set was built for the trilogies in Matamata. You can take a guided tour, explore the Hobbit holes, and immerse yourself in the magical world of Middle Earth.

Mount Doom
You can take a Lord of the Rings tour in the Tongariro National Park and visit the filming locations of the trilogy, including Mount Doom (Mount Ngauruhoe), and the Tongariro Alpine Crossing.

Rotorua
Rotorua is a geothermal wonderland that offers bubbling mud pools, hot springs, geysers, and cultural experiences, such as the Tamaki Maori Village. You can learn about Maori culture, enjoy a traditional hangi feast, and soak in natural hot springs.

Coromandel Peninsula
The Coromandel Peninsula is a scenic region known for its golden beaches, native forests, hot water beaches, and historic towns. You can go hiking, kayaking, or simply relax and enjoy the stunning views of the coastline.

Auckland
Auckland is New Zealand’s largest city, with a vibrant culture, stunning waterfront, and many attractions, such as the Sky Tower and the islands of the Hauraki Gulf. You can explore the city on foot or by bike, and discover the history, culture, and entertainment that it has to offer.

Waiheke Island
Waiheke Island is a beautiful island near Auckland, known for its wineries, beaches, and 
breathtaking views. You can take a ferry to the island, explore the vineyards, and the natural beauty of the region.

Te Papa Tongarewa
Te Papa Tongarewa is the national museum of New Zealand, located in Wellington, with exhibits on the country’s history, culture, and natural wonders. You can learn about the unique flora and fauna of New Zealand, as well as the stories and traditions of its people.

Bay of Plenty
The Bay of Plenty is a sunny and warm region with sandy beaches, such as Mount Maunganui, hiking and mountain biking trails. You can enjoy the outdoor activities and discover the natural wonders of the region.

South Island Tours
The South Island of New Zealand boasts some of the most dramatic landscapes in the world, offering a first-class travel experience that is guaranteed to leave you in awe. From majestic Milford Sound and Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers to the adventure capital of Queenstown and the coastal paradise of Abel Tasman National Park, the South Island’s iconic attractions offer an incredible experience that will exceed your expectations.
New Zealand’s South Island is a land of unparalleled natural beauty and adventure, with its national parks being some of the most pristine and breathtaking in the world. You can explore the remote corners of the country, experience the Scottish heritage of Dunedin, marvel at the unique wildlife of Kaikoura, and immerse yourself in the stunning landscapes of the South Island.
Whether you’re seeking outdoor adventure, cultural experiences, or simply a chance to unwind in a beautiful and tranquil setting, our small group South Island tour offers the perfect trip for any traveller. With warm hospitality from the friendly New Zealanders and a range of attractions to suit all interests and preferences, the South Island is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to experience the natural wonders and captivating charm of this unique part of the world.

Milford Sound
Milford Sound is a stunning fiord with towering peaks and cascading waterfalls, accessible by boat or kayak. You can take a scenic cruise, or a kayaking tour, to explore the natural beauty of the region and discover the wildlife, such as dolphins, penguins, and seals.

Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers
The Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers are two of the most accessible glaciers in the world, located in Westland Tai Poutini National Park. You can take a guided tour or a helicopter ride to explore the glaciers and marvel at the ice formations and the surrounding landscapes.

Aoraki / Mount Cook
Aoraki/Mount Cook is the highest mountain in New Zealand, located in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park. You can go hiking, skiing, or simply enjoy the stunning views of the mountain and surrounding glaciers and lakes.

Queenstown
Queenstown is a popular tourist destination known for its adventure activities, including bungee jumping, skiing, and jet boating. You can also explore the natural beauty of the region by taking a cruise, going hiking, or simply relaxing and enjoying the stunning views of the lake and  surrounding mountains.

Abel Tasman National Park
Abel Tasman National Park is a coastal park known for its golden beaches, crystal-clear waters, and hiking trails. You can explore the park by taking a kayak tour, a cruise, or a hiking trip, and discover the natural wonders and cultural heritage of the region.

Lake Tekapo
Lake Tekapo is a picturesque lake in the Mackenzie Basin, known for its stunning turquoise colour and surrounding mountains. You can go stargazing, take a scenic flight, or simply enjoy the natural beauty of the region.

Kaikoura
Kaikoura is a coastal town known for whale watching, swimming with dolphins, and other marine activities. You can also explore the rugged coastline, go hiking, or simply relax and enjoy the stunning views of the ocean and  mountains.

Wanaka
Wanaka is a scenic town known for its beautiful lake, ski fields, and outdoor activities. You can go skiing, snowboarding, hiking, or simply enjoy the natural beauty of the region.

The Catlins
The Catlins is a scenic coastal region in the southeast of the South Island, known for its rugged coastline, waterfalls, and wildlife. You can explore the region by taking a scenic drive, going hiking, or simply enjoying the stunning views of the ocean and the surrounding landscapes.

Dunedin
Dunedin is a city known for its Scottish heritage, historic architecture, and wildlife, including the yellow-eyed penguin and albatross. You can explore the city by taking a walking tour, visit the historic buildings and museums, or simply enjoy the natural beauty of the region.

Southern Alps
Helicopter tours: You can take a helicopter tour over the Southern Alps and enjoy stunning views of the glaciers, mountains, and valleys.
Hiking tours: You can take a guided hiking tour in the Southern Alps and explore the scenic trails, such as the Hooker Valley Track in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park.
Ski tours: You can take a ski tour in the Southern Alps and enjoy the winter sports and activities in New Zealand’s ski fields.

Marlborough Sounds
Cruise tours: You can take a scenic cruise tour in the Marlborough Sounds and enjoy the stunning views of the fiords, islands, and wildlife, such as dolphins and seals.
Hiking tours: You can take a guided hiking tour in the Marlborough Sounds and explore scenic trails, such as the Queen Charlotte Track.
Wine tours: You can take a wine tour in the Marlborough region and explore the vineyards and wineries that produce some of New Zealand’s finest wines.

Stewart Island
Wildlife tours: You can take a wildlife tour in Stewart Island and explore the diverse ecosystems and wildlife habitats, such as the Ulva Island Bird Sanctuary, where you can spot rare and endangered birds.

Hiking tours: You can take a guided hiking tour in Stewart Island and explore the scenic trails, such as the Rakiura Track, which takes you through the island’s forests and along the coastline.

Types of Tours

MoaTrek is the perfect travel operator for anyone looking to explore the incredible landscapes, rich culture, and adventure of New Zealand. With a range of New Zealand tours to choose from, you can easily explore the iconic attractions and natural beauty of the South Island, or discover the unique charm and Maori culture of New Zealand’s North Island.
Choose a New Zealand South Island tour for an immersive experience of the otherworldly landscapes, dramatic coastlines, and breathtaking glaciers that make the region a must-visit destination for any traveller in the Southern Hemisphere.
Or, if you prefer to explore the North Island, MoaTrek’s tours offer a chance to discover the rich Maori culture, scenic wonders, and charming cities that make New Zealand’s North Island a popular choice for New Zealand trips.

With fully guided and partially guided tour options available, there’s a tour for everyone, whether you want to explore the best of New Zealand’s attractions or delve deeper into the country’s history and heritage. So why wait? Book your New Zealand tour with MoaTrek today and discover the beauty and adventure of this stunning country.

Christmas & New Year tours
For those who want to celebrate the holiday season in New Zealand and enjoy the festive atmosphere and traditions, MoaTrek offers a range of Christmas and New Year tours. You can explore the best of New Zealand’s natural and cultural wonders while enjoying the holiday season with like-minded travellers.

Small group tours
If you want to travel in a small group and enjoy personalised attention and flexibility, MoaTrek’s small group tours are perfect for you. With a maximum of 18 people per tour, you can enjoy an intimate and authentic New Zealand experience, with a knowledgeable and experienced guide to show you the way.

Historical tours
For those who want to learn about the history and heritage of New Zealand and its people, MoaTrek’s tours take you back in time. You can explore the historic sites and landmarks that tell the story of New Zealand’s rich and diverse history, from Maori culture to the European settlers and beyond.

Coach / Bus tours
If you want to travel comfortably and enjoy the scenery from a coach or bus, MoaTrek’s coach and bus tours are the way to go. With comfortable and modern vehicles and a knowledgeable guide, you can sit back and relax while taking in the stunning landscapes and attractions of New Zealand.

Flexible tours
For those who want to have a little flexibility in their itinerary, MoaTrek’s guided tours are perfect. You can choose from a range of activities in the different regions we visit, while still benefiting from the knowledge and expertise of a Kiwi guide.

Sightseeing tours
For those who want to enjoy the best of New Zealand’s attractions and landmarks, MoaTrek offers a range of sightseeing tours that take you to the must-see destinations. You can explore the iconic landmarks and natural wonders, and capture the essence of New Zealand’s beauty and diversity.

Private tours
If you want to travel privately, MoaTrek’s private tours are a great option. You can choose from our existing tour itineraries for your group and enjoy the support and guidance of our local expert guide.  It’s worth noting that private tours need to be planned at least 12 months ahead of time as availability is often limited.

Wildlife tours
New Zealand offers a range of wildlife opportunities. You can explore the diverse ecosystems and wildlife habitats, and discover the birds, marine animals, and wildlife that make New Zealand such a unique and special place.

Boat tours
For those who want to explore the coastline, lakes, and fiords of New Zealand by boat or kayak, MoaTrek offers a range of boating experiences. You can take a scenic cruise or a kayaking tour, and discover the natural beauty and wildlife of the region.

Mountain Hikes
Explore the stunning landscapes and natural wonders, from hikes in Tongariro National Park to Abel Tasman Coastal Track, and experience the beauty of New Zealand up close and personal.

Adventure tours
You can take an adventure tour in various locations in New Zealand, such as Queenstown, Taupo, and Auckland, and experience adrenaline-pumping activities, such as bungee jumping, skydiving, and jet boating.

Hot air balloon
You can take a hot air balloon tour in various locations in New Zealand, such as Queenstown, Canterbury, and Waikato, and enjoy the stunning views of the landscapes and attractions from above, including the Southern Alps, Lake Taupo, and the Waitomo Caves.

Travel Safe in New Zealand
New Zealand is a safe and welcoming country, but it’s important to be aware of the local customs, laws, and safety guidelines.
Here are some tips for travelling safely in New Zealand:

Follow local customs and show respect for the cultural heritage and traditions of the Maori people.
Keep your valuables and important documents in a safe place and avoid carrying large amounts of cash or jewellery.
Stay informed about the local weather conditions and be prepared for sudden changes in the weather, especially in mountainous regions and coastal areas.
Be aware of the potential risks of outdoor activities, such as hiking, skiing, and water sports, and follow the local safety guidelines and regulations.
Be mindful of the local wildlife, especially when driving on rural roads.
Use common sense and trust your instincts, and seek help from the local authorities or emergency services if you need assistance or encounter any problems.
Planning a trip to New Zealand can be an exciting but daunting task, especially when it comes to exploring the diverse and vast regions of the North and South Islands. However, with the range of New Zealand tours offered by MoaTrek and the above-mentioned tips in mind, you can be confident that you will have a safe and unforgettable journey.
MoaTrek’s experienced tour guides and comfortable transportation ensure that you can explore the best of both islands with ease and in style, from the stunning beaches and geothermal wonders of the North Island to the breathtaking landscapes and adventure capital of the South Island. 

So why wait?

Book your New Zealand tour with MoaTrek today and get ready for an unforgettable journey through one of the world’s most beautiful and captivating countries.

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