Custom New Zealand Tour Adventures & Tailor-Made Vacations

Adventuring through New Zealand

Surreal Landscapes and Splendid Explorations from North to South

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Adventuring through New Zealand

Custom Travel | 13 Days
  • Uncover a bounty of landscapes on the North and South islands: jaw dropping mountains, spectacular fiords, and crisp city skylines
  • Delve into Rotorua’s kaleidoscopic, geothermal wonderland and radiant Maori culture 
  • Experience the thrill of sailing aboard an America’s Cup racing yacht in Auckland’s Waitemata Harbor
  • Journey by train across the scenic Canterbury Plains to the Southern Alps and then bathe in the star-filled night skies above Arthur’s Pass National Park
  • Discover the viticultural delights of the world’s southernmost wine region

This tailor-made journey immerses you in New Zealand’s exquisite, cinematic landscapes with adventures by air, over water, and land. Begin your explorations on the North Island, venturing by America’s Cup yacht into Auckland’s scenic harbor. Travel inland to Rotorua for an enthralling mix of Maori culture, glowworms, geysers, mud pots, and hot springs.

Dive into South Island adventures while becoming acquainted with the enchanting marine life around Akaroa and then journey into the Southern Alps where starry skies and authentic ranch life shine bright. Your adventures end as vibrantly as they began with explorations on the peerless Milford Sound and day hikes along the epic trails of Fiordland.

Trip Overview


Arrive in multicultural Auckland to recharge after the flight Join a sailing excursion on an America’s Cup racing yacht.

2 – 3

In the active thermal region of Rotorua, dive into the culture, traditions, and sacred places alongside your Maori guide.

4 – 5

Fly to Christchurch   Explore the Banks Peninsula & cruise Akaroa Bay in search of dolphins & penguins.

6 – 7

Board the TranzAlpine train to Arthur’s Pass for hiking, kayaking, and stargazing.

8 – 9

Take the scenic overland route to Queenstown via Lake Tekapo   Sample the culinary and viticultural bounty of Queenstown’s small producers.

10 – 13

From Te Anau, the wilderness capital of New Zealand, visit Milford Sound, encircled by towering peaks   Spend one day hiking a section of the well-known Routeburn Track   Depart for home.


Dates & Prices


Custom Trips offered October – April


Custom Trip: From $15,700 per person (Custom Trip)

estimate based on two travelers, sharing a room


  • Expertise of GeoEx’s travel specialists
  • Services of GeoEx’s in-house air reservations team
  • All accommodations
  • All ground transportation and airport transfers
  • Sightseeing, events, visits, and entrance fees
  • Most meals
  • Bottled or filtered water at included meals and while sightseeing
  • Services of local driver-guides and other staff
  • Emergency evacuation services and secondary medical expense insurance

A Journey Built Just For You

Take customization to the next level on a journey fully tailored to you. GeoEx's destination specialists will gladly tailor this existing itinerary—or build one completely from scratch—to suit your style, interests, and time frame. Contact us to see what's possible.

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