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10 Day New Zealand Family Guided Tour

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 Package Includes: Private NZ Tour Guide/Driver & Vehicle
 Excellent 4* Family Accommodation 10 Nights, 11 Days Touring - All Inclusive & Customisable
Included NZ South Island Tours: TSS Earnslaw Cruise, Lunch & Farm Tour Milford Sound Cruise Franz Josef Glacier Heli Flight Tranz Alpine Train
 Included NZ North Island Tours: Hobbiton Tour Hells Gate Rotorua Skyline Rotorua Lunch New Zealand Hāngi & Maori Culture Show Waitomo Glowworm Caves Tour
•• Special Deal: Includes FREE Auckland Sky Tower Admission ••

Experience the best of New Zealand on this top family guided tour. We offer flexible New Zealand family tour packages suitable for children of all ages, with no date or itinerary restrictions.

Our New Zealand family tour packages include a personal tour guide/driver, private tour vehicle, quality accommodation, and a range of must-do activities. In addition, each of our New Zealand family tour packages are flexible to suit your needs. We will work with you to ensure your guided tour matches exactly what you are looking for.

Read on for more details on the 10 Day New Zealand Family Guided Tour.

10 Day New Zealand Family Guided Tour Itinerary | Family Tour Packages

Day 1 Queenstown New Zealand

Your intriguing guided holiday begins in Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand. Surrounded by rugged mountains and bordered by the turquoise waters of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown is a vibrant, buzzing mountain paradise.

Explore Queenstown with your guide, with the option to take a stroll along the lake, or ride the Skyline Gondola to the top of Bob’s Peak for panoramic views over Queenstown and beyond.

Stay 3 nights in Queenstown.

Day 2 Best Things To Do In Queenstown, TSS Earnslaw Cruise, Lunch & Farm Tour

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TSS Earnslaw

Enjoy a quintessential Kiwi experience – a delicious gourmet BBQ lunch and a farm tour in a stunning lakeside setting. Your experience starts with a cruise aboard the historic TSS Earnslaw across to Walter Peak High Country Farm. Once there, you can sit back on the lakeside terrace of the Colonel’s Homestead Restaurant and savour the delicious aromas as our chef has the best of local produce, sizzling away on the grill. After lunch, you can join an entertaining farm demonstration or explore the beautiful lakeside gardens.

In the afternoon visit Arrowtown with your tour guide. This charming gold rush village sits in a natural paradise. A Queenstown “must-do.” Arrowtown is a lively, quirky, historic village. So many pleasures to choose from – Arrowtown satisfies many sides of your personality. The nature lover, photographer, the museum visitor, the shop browser. The charm of historic Buckingham Street, while savouring a coffee.

Day 3 Milford Sound Cruise

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Milford Sound Cruise

Embark on a scenic coach journey to Milford Sound, known as the “eighth wonder of the world.” As you venture deep into the heart of Fiordland National Park, you will get the chance to stop and view a number of must-see destinations along the way.

At Milford Sound, witness the grandeur of this mighty fiord up close on a 2.5-hour nature cruise.

Day 4 Things To do In Wanaka

Travel time Queenstown to Wanaka – 1 hour

Your scenic tour will continue as you enjoy the drive over the Crown Range to Wanaka. Your guide will stop along the way for photos at fantastic viewing points.

Explore the alpine town of Wanaka in the afternoon – your guide could take you to Puzzling World or the Toy and Transport Museum, or you could simply relax on the lakefront and stroll around the great selection of boutique shops.

Stay 1 night in Wanaka.

Day 5 Franz Josef Glacier Heli Flight & New Zealand Glaciers

Travel time Wanaka to Franz Josef – 4 hours 

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Franz Josef Glacier Heli Flight

The Haast Pass Highway is one of the most scenic alpine routes in New Zealand. Explore the pass with your guide, stopping to view cascading waterfalls, broad alpine meadows, craggy snowcapped mountains, and the turquoise depths of the Blue Pools.

Continuing along the West Coast, your guide will take you to Lake Matheson, where you can take a 20 minute walk (one-way) to the jetty, to admire the reflected views of the Southern Alps on the surface of the lake.

In the afternoon, take an unforgettable helicopter flight over Franz Josef Glacier, where you will land in the snow to enjoy incredible views of the majestic Southern Alps.

Stay 1 night in Franz Josef.

Day 6 TranzAlpine New Zealand Train

Travel time Franz Josef to Greymouth – 2.5 hours 

Train travel time Greymouth to Christchurch – 4.5 hours 

Tranzalpine Train

Leave the rugged West Coast behind today as you board the TranzAlpine Train for a fantastic journey through Arthurs Pass. Travel past the soaring peaks and braided rivers of the Southern Alps, through the gorges of the Waimakariri River, and past the rolling Canterbury Plains.

Your guide will meet you at the train station and bring you to your accommodation.

Stay 1 night in Christchurch.

Day 7 Hobbiton Tour + Rotorua

In the morning catch a domestic flight from Christchurch to Auckland to start your North Island adventure. (Cost of flight not included in package. Please enquire for indicative pricing.) Arrive at Auckland Airport and get on the road, first stop Hobbiton!

Travel time Auckland to Matamata – 2.5 hours

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Hobbiton Tour

Experience the magic of Middle-earth as you tour the Hobbiton Movie Set, where the charming village from The Lord of the Rings has been brought to life.

Travel time Matamata to Rotorua – 1 hour 

Enjoy the scenic drive through rolling farmland to Rotorua, the geothermal capital of New Zealand. Tour the exciting geothermal attractions with your guide, visiting sulphur springs, mud pools, geysers, and sinter terraces.

Stay 2 nights in Rotorua.

Day 8 Hell’s Gate + Skyline Rotorua Lunch + New Zealand Hāngi & Maori Culture Show

In the morning, stroll through Hell’s Gate Geothermal Reserve, where you will have the opportunity to experience the rich Maori culture and soak in a relaxing sulphur spa.

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Rotorua Luge

As your building up an appetite, head to the Skyline Gondola where you will enjoy a sumptuous lunch while taking in the most amazing views over Rotorua. After lunch option to enjoy luge rides, the skyswing, zoom zipline and finish with a visit to the Jelly Bean shop.

There is more to see! In the evening experience New Zealand’s cultural side with a evening of Maori Culture and delicacies. See a real life haka and be touched by a traditional Maori welcome. Then feast on the three course meal cooked in the traditional hangi pits. Finish your evening next to a fascinating geyser watching it erupt under the night sky.

Day 9 Waitomo Glowworm Caves Tour

Travel time Rotorua to Waitomo Caves – 2 hours 

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Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Venture off the beaten track as your guide takes you on a scenic drive to the Waitomo Caves. The land is wilder around here, with limestone outcroppings emerging from farmland and densely forested hills rising all around, but the wildest landscape of all lies underground.

Witness the marvels of these vast caverns as you explore two fantastic caves – the Ruakuri Cave, home to a dizzying array of cave formations, and the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, where you will be dazzled by a galaxy of glowworms overhead.

Travel time Waitomo Caves to Auckland – 2.5 hours

Sit back and relax as your guide drives through unique landscapes before entering the bustle of Auckland streets. Home to one third of New Zealand’s population and bordered by two stunning harbours, Auckland is a thriving, diverse city surrounded by natural wonders.

In the evening, explore Auckland with your guide, visiting top attractions such as the Sky Tower.

Stay 2 nights in Auckland.

Day 10 Auckland

Enjoy a free day in Auckland with your tour guide.

Suggestions include visiting Waiheke Island, venturing to Auckland’s black sand surf beaches, visiting surrounding wineries, or visiting the sights of Auckland City, such as Viaduct Harbour, Sky Tower and the Britomart Shopping Precinct.

Day 11 Depart Auckland

Your guide will deliver you to Auckland Airport for your departing flight.


As our Guided Tour prices are split between travellers, pricing will vary depending on the number of travellers on the tour.
Please make a tour enquiry to receive your personal quote.
11 + Travellers: Please enquire for your custom quote
10 Travellers: NZD$4999 per adult | NZD$4299 per child
9 Travellers: NZD$5199 per adult | NZD$4499 per child
8 Travellers: NZD$5299 per adult | NZD$4599 per child
7 Travellers: NZD$5599 per adult | NZD$4899 per child
6 Travellers: NZD$5999 per adult | NZD$5299 per child
5 Travellers: NZD$6549 per adult | NZD$5849 per child
4 Travellers: NZD$7349 per adult | NZD$6649 per child
3 Travellers: NZD$8749 per adult | NZD$8049 per child
2 Travellers: NZD$11,499 per adult | NZD$10,799 per child
1 Traveller: NZD$21,099

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