Oh the places you'll go.

-- Dr. Seuss

New Zealand Private Vacations

Have you always wanted to vacation in New Zealand but did not want to tour with large crowds?  Or did not want the inconvenience of having to drive while on holiday? 

Our Private New Zealand Vacation Packages are the perfect option for you! And if the below do not suit your needs, Contact Us and ask to design your own package, catering to your needs!


Travel With Us
Travel with us, Absolute Aotearoa, in a comfortable, late model minibus. You will have your own local and knowledgeable Driver Guide who will escort you on the full duration of your holiday.  We will take care of all of your travelling needs, while allowing you to sit back and relax, enjoying the stunning sights of New Zealand. 


Our Holiday Packages will take you to locations where the big groups and coaches cannot stop, letting us show you secret driver stops from over 20 years of New Zealand touring experience and ensuring that you do not miss out on seeing the best New Zealand has to offer. 

Customise Your Trip

The Private Holiday Packages run all year round and can depart on any day of the year, allowing you to choose when you would like to travel.  The packages below can be customised to include your preferred activities, accommodation type, tour length and even places to stop over at if they are not already on the itinerary.  Our options also allow for families, with discounts on the tour price for children.


Upgrades to luxury transport and accommodation can be made upon request, as well as requesting the budget version of the packages with great hostel accommodation.

View our tour itineraries below and contact us to secure a package for your group or family vacation in New Zealand. 

This 7 Day North Island Private Tour will provide a great introduction to the New Zealand culture, scenery and lifestyle. We’ll explore the highlights of the North Island, including the golden sand beaches, seeing a Kiwi Bird, a real living dinosaur the Tuatara and learn about the local Maori and their customs.

Included: 6 nights accommodation, 6 breakfasts, 2 dinners, multiple activities (listed in itinerary), private transport with tour escort.

This 12 day, private and fully guided vacation takes in all of what the North Island has to offer, including taking part in iconic rail car journey on the Forgotten World Railway. You will spend your days exploring sandy white beaches, the national museum of New Zealand along with seeing a Kiwi bird, visit New Zealand's largest caldera (volcano) lake and more!

Included: 11 nights accommodation, 10 breakfasts, 3 dinners, multiple activities (listed in itinerary), private transport with tour escort.

This South Island Highlights private vacation will keep you busy and allow you to see the best the South Island has to offer all within 8 days.  We’ll explore the rebuilt city of Christchurch, hike on a glacier, sample beautiful New Zealand wines and experience the iconic Shotover Jet. And that is not all! This tour will definitely have you wanting to come back to explore more. 

Included: 7 nights accommodation, 4 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner, multiple activities (listed in itinerary), private transport with tour escort.

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This 12 Day South Island private vacation will have you fall in love with the South Island of New Zealand and show you a little more of what this beautiful island has to offer in comparison to the Highlights tour. Head out whale watching, before kayaking around a beautiful National Park; enjoy wine tasting, an evening cruise and stunning views from the gondola lookout in Queenstown - this trip has something for everyone!

Included: 11 nights accommodation, 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners, multiple activities (listed in itinerary), private transport with tour escort.

This popular 24 Day Absolute New Zealand Private Tour covers the most beautiful points of New Zealand with a wide range of activities and overnight stops. We show you the top of New Zealand all the way to the bottom, enjoying museums, an iconic jet boat ride, gondola rides, geothermal wonderlands, whale watching, glacier hiking and so much more, not to forget all of the sightseeing stops along the way.

Included: 23 nights accommodation, 18 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners, multiple activities (listed in itinerary), private transport with tour escort.

The 24 Day North & South Islands Private Tour covers New Zealand showing the best our country has to offer from Auckland in the North Island, all the way down to Curio Bay at the bottom of the South Island. Experience a beautiful train journey, relax in thermal waters, see glowworms and tour the Hobbiton Movie Set. This tour is just as popular as our Absolute New Zealand tour!

Included: 23 nights accommodation, 15 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners, multiple activities (listed in itinerary), private transport with tour escort.

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