New Zealand student and school tours

Want to experience a once in a lifetime trip? Looking for action & fun during your study holidays with (cool) people your age?

We have been operating since 1988 and are leaders in student and school group tours - our next trip leaves on Saturday April 15th 2017 so get in quick!

  • Transport
  • Camp fees
  • Shared tent, 2 people per tent
  • Food (as per itinerary)
  • Free use of bikes
  • Free Tekapo Hot Pools
  • Free Flying Kiwi t-shirt
  • The chance to swim with dolphins in Akaroa
  • Queenstown 10 pin bowling competition
  • Group games
  • Spot prizes
  • Max. 24 passengers
  • 2 professional Flying Kiwi guides
  • Flexible trip durations
  • Plenty of free optional hikes, entrance to national parks + much more!


Next trip leaving 15th April 2017:

You have the option to start your tour from Nelson or Christchurch. The trip will finish in Nelson but if needed, we are happy to help arrange your transfers elsewhere in New Zealand (at your own cost).

We get you away from busy hostels into nature, camping under the stars. Enjoy tasty and healthy meals, prepared and eaten together as a group.

This tour is suitable for all fitness levels and will give you the chance & freedom to explore the best of New Zealand’s stunning South Island!

You can go cycling or hiking for no extra cost, or choose from the many optional activities we offer such as swimming with dolphins, white water rafting, skydiving or bungy jumping just to name a few :-)

Ready for your ultimate adventure? – Book by March 8th and SAVE $150 with our Early Bird Special! 

If you have any questions or want to make a booking Contact us directly here! Or just call us :-)

For full trip details download the tour flyer here.


options through both islands of New Zealand.

Every trip combines adventure activities with hiking,
cycling and accommodation in stunning locations.
Trips are perfect for those who want to experience
the outdoor beauty and excitement of New Zealand
whilst experiencing the culture and history of
Trips vary in length from 3 to 28 days and include
tasty meals, all transport and superb accommodation.

Our custom made vehicles allow passengers to get
“beyond the tourist trail” and explore New Zealand’s
finest highlights, plus, numerous hidden treasures
that other operators don’t reach. There are a huge
range of options to choose from everyday including
rafting, dolphin swimming, horse trekking and sailing
to name a few.  The focus remains on optional so
clients can do as much, or as little, as they want.

There are always plenty of free alternatives
including sports equipment on the bus, a mini library
and an excellent range of hikes.  Our custom made
vehciles also provide the opporunity to hire bikes or
bring your own and truly immerse yourself
in fantastic landscapes on numerous great cycle

Flying Kiwi is strongly established as a professional,
reliable and innovative provider of student tours and
has been showing clients the best parts of New
Zealand for over 20 years.  

We offer a range of planned student departures to
coincide with student holidays and are able to
organise superb, charter trips customised to specific
students needs. In addition to the driver/guide the
trips are always accompanied by a chaperone to
assist in the supervision of the group and staff are
also welcome to join the trips.

Our friendly team are always happy to help with pre
and post tour accommodation and transport enabling
greater flexibility and product offerings to everyone.  
Feel free to contact us with any questions.

Upcoming trips:

Southern Adventure

15th - 29th April 2017

If you have time to see only one island while in New Zealand, we say see the South Island!

From stunning golden sand beaches to snow-capped mountains and grade 5 white water rapids why would you want to go anywhere else!? We choose the best two tour guides to guide you from one amazing location to the next, while making it fun along the way!

When you travel with us, you don’t stay in a cramped hostel in the middle of a city….why would you want to? We get you out into the beautiful New Zealand countryside where you set your tent up beside lakes, oceans and rivers….perfect for an evening bonfire on the beach or a swim in the river.

Our student tours are very popular so get in quick! It's an ideal way to experience the "real" New Zealand, try once in a lifetime activities and enjoy loads of free hikes, bike rides and more, with students from around the world! We leave from Nelson, Blenheim, Picton and Christchurch but we are happy to help arrange your transport to/from other parts of NZ if needed (own cost).

To download the tour flyer for full trip details click here.