From snow-capped mountain peaks and turquoise-hued lakes to charismatic towns and cosmopolitan cities, you’ll be spoiled for choice on this action-packed New Zealand holiday. From Auckland to Christchurch and everywhere in between - there’s so much waiting to be seen on this 18-day tour. Start your holiday with a visit to the beautiful Bay of Islands. Your time here includes a full day excursion to Cape Reinga, a visit to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, and the scenic Hole in the Rock cruise. There’s plenty of time for you to kick back and relax or explore on your own. It’s the perfect start to your visit to New Zealand!
Throughout your cross-country adventure, you’ll encounter some of the best natural scenery that New Zealand has to offer. Discover the tranquil beauty of Lake Taupo on a kayaking tour through its hidden bays; get up close to native rainforest on the West Coast Treetops Walk; soak up the silence of Doubtful Sound as you cruise across its unspoiled waters; and take in the sweeping Southern night sky during a farewell dinner in Tekapo.
Foodies rejoice, with opportunities to participate in a progressive dinner through the nation’s well-cultured capital, sample the local cider in sunny Nelson, taste-test award winning spirits in Queenstown, and savour local wine and cheese at a boutique Southland winery. Designed to give the perfect mix of active adventure and free time, this Cosmos tour captures New Zealand at its absolute finest.
Adventure is knocking with everything you need for perfectly affordable touring. Cosmos includes hand-selected accommodations, guided sightseeing, and seamless transportation between destinations—with value-minded travellers in mind. Explore with expert Cosmos Tour Directors and Local Guides, and private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach. Enhance your free time to explore like a local with your CosmosGO mobile app!
Rooms with private bath or shower. Includes hotel taxes, tips and service charges.