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Here's a typical 24 hours with Flying Kiwi!  Wake up in spectacular locations everyday.  Enjoy a tasty breakfast next to lakes, mountains & oceans with your fellow passengers (and soon to be lifelong friends) before deciding how you to spend your day.  Choose from a combination of adventure activities (dolphin swimming, glacier hiking, canyoning or sailing to name a few), breathtaking hikes & inspiring cycle rides.

After a full day of adventure sit around the campfire to enjoy freshly cooked food with a cooling drink or two.  Head to a local bar or soak up the amazing night skies before going to sleep to the sound of the ocean (tents or cabins).  Relax and recharge for more of the same tomorrow! Find out why passengers choose Flying Kiwi.


We run summer and winter toursSummer tours run from October - April when the weather is at its best and winter trips run through July and August when the ski fields are pumping. View our photo gallery to see what our tours look like.

Our big trip - the Ultimate Explorer - takes 28 days and is the perfect way to see and do everything.  All our shorter tours are sections of the Ultimate Explorer tour.  For more information view our how it works video.


Our tours are very flexible and we love helping clients plan their ultimate New Zealand Tour.  Just use the online chat or contact one of our team and we can create a custom tour to fit around your requirements.


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Ultimate Explorer (27 days)


Tour Length 28 days

Tour Covers North & South Islands

Starts From Auckland

Our most popular trip and the best way to see and do it all. Get off the beaten track with accommodation in spectacular locations as we cover all the best national parks, hikes, activities, bike rides and secret spots.

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Grand Traverse (15 days)


Tour Length 15 days

Tour Covers North and South Island

Starts From Auckland

Starting your tour in Auckland? This 2 week adventure experience could be the perfect way to fill your time. Try NZ's best great walks, cultural highlights and mix mountains with beaches as you head to the countries adventure capital - Queenstown.

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Total Aotearoa (23 days)


Tour Length 23 days

Tour Covers North and South Island

Starts From Auckland

If you don't have time for the Ultimate Explorer this option covers everything (except the Bay of Islands). You will still get plenty of stunning beaches, amazing National parks & the best hikes, bike rides and accommodation NZ has to offer.


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Beach It (4 days)


Tour Length 4 days

Tour Covers North Island only

Starts From Auckland

Heading out from Auckland we enjoy turquoise waters & golden beaches in the winterless North. The Bay of Islands is a waterside paradise with dolphin swimming, sailing, kayaking & home to the country's most significant cultural highlights.

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Northern Light (5 days)


Tour Length 5 days

Tour Covers North Island only

Starts From Auckland

For those short on time but big on adventure this 5 day tour is ideal. Heading from top to bottom you'll experience kiwi culture, golden beaches, outstanding walks and Lord of the rings landscapes.


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Summer Blast (16 days)


Tour Length 15 or 16 days

Tour Covers South Island only

Starts From Christchurch or Picton

The south island offers the most diverse landscapes and activities. Explore & enjoy the 4 corners of the south with numerous national parks, towering mountains, golden bays, glowworm caves and the best adrenalin experiences in the country.

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Southern Light (9 days)


Tour Length 9 or 10 days

Tour Covers South Island only

Starts From Picton or Christchurch

Perfect if you don’t have time to for the full South Island but love stunning scenery, remote camps and awesome activities. Experience brilliant bike rides, dramatic hikes and scenery ranging from NZs highest peaks to remote beaches and bays.

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Wild West (7 days)


Tour Length 7 days

Tour Covers South Island only

Starts From Queenstown

The “wild” west coast is where glaciers & snow-capped peaks mix with lush forests and cooling coastlines. The spectacular result is home to varied wildlife, cracking campsites & NZ's only coastal national park.


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Ski & Snow Explorer (6 days)


Tour Length 6 days

Tour Covers In just 6 days on tour with Flying Kiwi, you'll enjoy New Zealand's best ski resort, our favourite all time club field, hike in the shadow of Mt Cook and spend time in buzzing Queenstown! Not to mention the great cycle rides and hikes you have to choose from along the way.

Starts From Christchurch

A 6 day action packed adventure visiting Mt Cook, Tekapo, Ohau, Queenstown, Tasman Glacier up to 4 ski fields + much more! Stay in wonderful accommodation and enjoy as much hiking, adventure and snow as you want!

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Best of the West (4 days)


Tour Length 4 days

Tour Covers Starting in buzzing Queenstown this adventure takes you up the wild West Coast to stunning glacier country. Spend a full day to hike on Franz Josef glacier or explore the surrounding area. Finish your tour with an optional journey on the Tranz Alpine train over the majestic Southern Alps to Christchurch.

Starts From Queenstown

A 4 day adventure from Queenstown to Christchurch

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Alpine Explorer (9 days)


Tour Length 9 days

Tour Covers This tour covers the very best of NZ's stunning South Island within an action packed 9 days of epic adventure! Visit Mt Cook, ski up to 4 separate fields (optional), hike the Franz Josef glacier, enjoy the nightlife in Queenstown. There is so much to do and see this tour comes highly recommended!

Starts From Christchurch

Enjoy the best of New Zealand's stunning South Island on this ultimate winter 9 day adventure. Mix NZs best mountains with the south islands best activites on this winter adventure.