22 Day Both Islands
Discover the true meaning of spectacular with this very special see-it-all New Zealand getaway.
We’ve scoured the country to create a Land of the Long White Cloud Greatest Hits Tour, capturing the essence of escapism in this ultimate thrill-ride, bursting with adventure and awe – it will steal your heart.
From the thermal pleasures of Rotorua to the rugged charm of Dunedin, ANZCRO are ecstatic to add a comprehensive, 22-day showstopper to our self-drive collection. Are we missing something on your bucket list? Keep in mind the following holiday can be customised according to your New Zealand holiday vision. Start your adventure with ANZCRO today.
The following are included in your package tour:
Price Excludes: International and domestic flights to Australia, airport taxes, all meals and airport transfers.
Conditions: Prices are per person, twin/double-share and subject to availability. Prices are correct at the time of submission (Sep 18) but are subject to change without notice. Valid for travel 1 Aug 18 to 31 Mar 19. Blackout periods and surcharges may apply. Advertised price based on travel in March 2019. Car hire excess fee of NZ$2,000 + GST applies. This will be authorised on a credit card upon collecting the vehicle. Excess reduction options are available at an additional cost per day. There are no airport fees as the depots are located offsite from the airport. An airport shuttle transfer service is available to take you to the depot during office hours. Vehicles must all be taken on the ferry when crossing between North Island and South Island (additional charge will apply). Car parking fees may apply in some locations.
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Day 1: Arrive in Auckland
Day 2: Auckland to Bay of Islands via east coast, 230km (3 hrs 20 mins)
- Get your history fix in Kerikeri and pick up a trinket at the Stone Store.
- Snap your first natural feature and take a short hike to Whangarei Falls.
- Take a walk along the sandy, sweeping stretch of Bream Bay.
Day 3: At Bay of Islands
Day 4: Bay of Islands to Auckland via west coast, 350km (5 hrs)
- Capture the slide-worthy sand dunes of Hokianga Harbour.
- Stand at the foot of Tane Mahuta, New Zealand’s oldest kauri tree, and explore the Waipoua Forest.
- Explore New Zealand’s pioneering past at the Matakohe Kauri Museum.
Day 5: Auckland to Rotorua via Waitomo, 330km (4 hrs 20 mins)
Day 6: At Rotorua
Day 7: Rotorua to Napier, 220km (2 hrs 40 mins)
Day 8: Napier to Wellington, 320km (4 hrs)
Day 9: At Wellington
Day 10: Wellington to Picton (via ferry) to Blenheim
- Marlborough Sound (Picton)
- Charlotte Sound (Picton)
- Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary (Picton)
- Saint Clair Family Estate Vineyard Kitchen (Blenheim)
Day 11: Blenheim to Christchurch, 340km (4 hrs 30 mins)
- Lake Rotoiti
- Lake Rotoroa
Day 12: Christchurch to Franz Josef Glacier, 380km (5 hrs)
Day 13: At Franz Josef Glacier
Day 14: Franz Josef Glacier to Queenstown, 350km (4 hrs 30 mins)
Day 15: At Queenstown
Day 16: Queenstown to Te Anau, 175km (2 hrs)
Day 17: Milford Sound day trip, 240km (4 hrs return)
Day 18: Te Anau to Dunedin, 285km (3 hrs 30 mins)
Day 19: At Dunedin
Day 20: Dunedin to Aoraki Mount Cook, 320km (4 hrs)
Day 21: Aoraki Mount Cook to Christchurch, 330km (4 hrs)
Day 22: Depart Christchurch