New Zealand Holidays

Book your New Zealand holidays flying with Air New Zealand, British Airways, Qantas, Virgin Atlantic, Singapore Airways or United airlines (via the USA), and visit a land of incredible diversity and beauty. Charter Travel offers a range of different touring options to enable you to take in the splendour of this wonderful country. From a helicopter ride onto the Fox Glacier to a bungee jump in Queenstown, let our travel experts arrange your New Zealand itineraries call us now on 01635 551011.

In the North Island hire a car or campervan and take in the quiet beaches of the Bay of Islands then drive down the Coromandel Peninsula to the thermal region of Rotorua, a city full of Maori culture, bubbling hot pools, and sample a traditional hangi (cooked feast). Visit Wellington and take in its vibrant cafe scene, whilst sampling some of the wines from the local area of Gisbourne. In the South Island, live life to the fullest in the adventure capital Queenstown, or enjoy Lake Tekapo's Dark Sky Reserve and witness the wonders of the Universe!

The ferry to Picton across the Cook Straight through Queen Charlotte Sound is a journey not to be missed. A tour of the Marlborough wine region should be an essential part of your Charter Travel New Zealand itinerary. Why not take in a whale watching tour from Kaikoura to see huge sperm whales and fur seals an unforgettable experience. Christchurch, the capital of the South Island could be next, here re-create the Antarctic at the International Antarctic Centre then set out for Mount Cook, New Zealand's highest mountain, all of which our travel experts can book for you as part of a New Zealand guided tour or an independent New Zealand self-drive trip.

With Charter Travel you can arrange Heli-Hike Glacier Walks and boat tours on Milford Sound both daytime and overnight. For those adrenaline junkies, Charter Travels experts agree with Queenstown and its 'anything is possible' belief. From skydiving to river rafting let our New Zealand experts sort out your adventures in the 'Adventure Capital of the World'.

Charter Travel has a wide range of options for touring New Zealand. We can fly you around with Air New Zealand, arrange car through Hertz or Budget or campervan hire with Maui, Britz or Pacific Horizon among others. We can book trips and trains, hotels and motels, walks and talks - anything is possible. Give us a call now on 01635 551011 and let us take you to the far ends of the Earth.

Why not add on a trip to Fiji on your way home? Spend time on the beach or just cruising around the Pacific Islands, let Charter Travel connect you with some of the friendliest people in the world. A stopover in America can also be arranged, see our USA pages for details.

Best Selling New Zealand Itineraries

New Zealand South Island

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New Zealand South Island Tours has something for everyone to enjoy on holiday. See sperm whales in Kaikoura and journey into the majestic scenery of Fiordland & Milford Sound.

New Zealand Grand Tour

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New Zealand Grand Tour Island hop from North and South Island in New Zealand to experience all that this beautiful island has to offer. Includes stays in Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland.

New Zealand & Tasmania

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New Zealand and Tasmania Holidays perfect for the keen adventurer, you will spend a week exploring New Zealand's largest city before heading to Tasmania where there are walking trails aplenty!

Bali, Australia and New Zealand

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Multi-destination Bali, Australia and New Zealand holiday for 2024/2025 - Visit Ancient Temples and iconic Opera Houses, and stunning beaches in one epic trip!

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Discover New Zealand

North Island

A bustling urban hub located between harbours and volcanic landscapes. Explore the iconic Sky Tower, vibrant waterfront, and nearby islands like Waiheke for wine tasting and stunning beaches.
Wine Region
(Marlborough & Hawke's Bay): Indulge in world-class wines amid picturesque vineyards. Marlborough's sauvignon blanc and Hawke's Bay's red blends are renowned. Enjoy cellar door tastings and gourmet dining experiences.
New Zealand's vibrant capital, known for its arts, culture, and culinary scene. Visit Te Papa Museum, stroll along the waterfront, and savour the eclectic food options in Cuba Street.
Lake Taupo
A breathtaking crater lake offering water adventures like fishing, kayaking, and cruising. Explore Huka Falls and nearby geothermal wonders like Craters of the Moon and Wairakei Terraces.
Geothermal wonders await! Witness bubbling mud pools, steaming geysers, and colourful thermal springs in Te Puia or Wai-O-Tapu. Experience the rich Maori culture at Tamaki Maori Village, where you can participate in traditional rituals and performances.

South Island

Adventure capital of New Zealand. Embrace adrenaline with bungee jumping, skydiving, and skiing. Alternatively, relax with scenic cruises on Lake Wakatipu and explore nearby Fiordland National Park.
Lake Tekapo
Surreal turquoise waters framed by the Southern Alps. Visit the iconic Church of the Good Shepherd and indulge in stargazing at the UNESCO Dark Sky Reserve.
Known as the Garden City, it offers a blend of heritage and modernity. Explore the Botanic Gardens, visit the vibrant Re:START Mall, and experience the charming TranzAlpine train journey through the Southern Alps.
Fiordland National Park
(Milford Sound & Doubtful Sound): Marvel at the sheer cliffs, cascading waterfalls, and stunning fjords. Take a scenic cruise to witness the dramatic landscapes and abundant wildlife.

Where to stay in New Zealand

Some of our Recommended Hotels in New Zealand


Auckland Hotels - choose from our recommendations or let us know where you would like to stay:

  • Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour: Waterfront luxury with stunning harbour views.
  • SKYCITY Grand Hotel: Central, upscale accommodation with a lively atmosphere.
  • Hotel DeBrett: Boutique charm in the heart of the city's entertainment district.

Queenstown hotels — choose from our recommendations or let us know where you would like to stay:

  • Millbrook Resort: Luxury retreat with golf courses and scenic surrounds.
  • Novotel Queenstown Lakeside: Lakeside luxury with modern comforts and stunning views of Lake Wakatipu.
  • Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa: Upscale lakeside retreat with luxurious amenities and scenic alpine views.

Rotorua hotels — choose from our recommendations or let us know where you would like to stay:

  • Novotel Rotorua Lakeside: Lakeside comfort with modern amenities and close proximity to Rotorua's attractions.
  • Rydges Rotorua: Contemporary hotel with geothermal spa pools and convenient city access.
  • Koura Lodge, Rotorua: Boutique lakeside retreat offering luxury accommodation with stunning lake views

Wellington hotels — choose from our recommendations or let us know where you would like to stay:

  • QT Wellington: Stylish design hotel offering quirky elegance and harbour views.
  • InterContinental Wellington: Luxury accommodation with a central location and 5* service.
  • Rydges Wellington: Modern comforts and stunning city views in the heart of the capital.

Christchurch hotels — choose from our recommendations or let us know where you would like to stay:

  • Chateau on the Park - Christchurch, a DoubleTree by Hilton: Contemporary luxury in a central location with stylish amenities and great service.
  • Novotel Christchurch Cathedral Square: Modern comfort near the iconic Cathedral Square, offering convenience and great facilities.
  • The George: Elegant boutique hotel with a focus on luxury and 5* service.

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