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10 Days Self Drive New Zealand Tour Overview

Trip Location: Auckland

- Upon your arrival in Auckland, all seat-in-coach guests will be privately transferred to their preferred place. On the other hand, self-driven guests will have to rent a car and drive their way to the hotel. Your journey with Thrillophilia begins now.
- You will be visiting Waitomo Glowworm Cave, Thermal City of Rotorua, Puia Thermal Reserve, Rainbow Springs, and Taupo Resort.
- Then you will be taken to Wellington on Day 5 where you will be first visiting Te Papa Museum.
- The next day morning, you will be departing to Queensland with a morning flight.
- In Queensland, Lake Wakatipu, Lake Anau, Eglinton Valley, Homer Tunnel, Milford Sound, Mitre Park are your places of visit.
- Before you return to your hotel, relax at the cascading Bowen Falls.
- One day in Queensland is entirely free for you where you can explore other attractions that are not a part of our tour.
- Seek divine blessings at the Church of the Good Shephard before moving on to Canterbury Plains.
- Finally, your New Zealand North-South tour concludes on day 11.
- Throughout your touring period, you will be receiving meals from the second day of the tour itself.
- This 11 day New Zealand’s tour is inclusive of both seat-in and self-drive rental transfers, tour guide, and a visit to the Maori Hangi feast and concert.
- Enjoy a guided tour of the world-famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves, including an underground boat ride.

10 Days Self Drive New Zealand Tour Itinerary


    Both self-drive and seat in guests arrive at their preferred hotels.

    Overnight stay at the hotel.


    Journey to the south begins with a good breakfast.

    Crossover Waikato region to arrive at Waitomo.

    Enjoy a guided tour of the world-famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves, including an underground boat ride.

    Cross over the forested Mamaku Ranges to reach the ‘Thermal City’ of Rotorua.

  • Day 3 - ROTORUA

    Explore Te Puia Thermal Reserve after your breakfast.

    Watch the boiling mud pools and roaring geysers at the reserve.

    Visit Agrodome for a farm show featuring sheep dog demonstrations, cow milking and introduction to the sheep industry.

    Move to the Rainbow Springs to see New Zealand’s trout, birds and wildlife.

    The afternoon is at leisure.

    In the evening, enjoy an authentic Maori Hangi (feast) and Concert.


    Have your breakfast and travel south to reach the popular lake resort of Taupo.

    Stroll along the shores of Lake Taupo to reach Turangi.

    Continuing towards the Desert Road.

    Explore the three peaks of Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe and Tongariro in the background. Continue south through lush farmland before arriving in the ‘Capital City’ of Wellington.

  • Day 5 - WELLINGTON

    After your breakfast, enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Wellington (seat in coach guests only).

    Explore Te Papa Museum ‘Museum of New Zealand’

    A short guided tour (both seat in coach and self-drive guests) is scheduled here at the museum.

    Have a free afternoon.


    Enjoy your breakfast and complete all the check-out formalities.

    Depart on your morning domestic flight from Wellington to Queenstown.

    Transfer to Queensland hotel where you can enjoy leisure in the afternoon.


    Head towards the southern arm of Lake Wakatipu after your morning breakfast.

    Continue to Lumsden and onward to Lake Te Anau.

    Enter the Eglinton Valley

    Travel through the breathtaking Homer Tunnel to reach Milford Sound.

    Enjoy a cruise on this world famous fiord, dominated by Mitre Peak.

    Relax at the cascading Bowen Falls.

    Return to Queenstown Hotel

  • Day 8 - QUEENSTOWN

    A free day to explore the endless optional attractions available.


    Have your breakfast and travel to ‘Aoraki’ Mt Cook, or ‘the cloud piercer’.

    Visit the Church of the Good Shepherd

    Travel across the Canterbury Plains to arrive in Christchurch.


    Seat in coach guests has a Christchurch sightseeing tour scheduled today.

    Self-drive guests can relax in the hotel itself or try some other nearby shopping plaza’s or attractions.

    The afternoon is at leisure.

  • Day 11 - DEPARTURE DAY

    Have your breakfast

    Check-out from the hotel.

    Airport transfer in a rental car.

    The departure of the guest.


  • 1 Night Accommodation in Auckland
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  • 2 Nights Accommodation in Rotorua
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  • 2 Nights Accommodation in Wellington
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  • 3 Nights Accommodation in Queenstown
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  • 2 Night Accommodation in Christchurch


  • Inclusive of breakfast on all days excluding the day of arrival


  • Agrodome
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  • Te Puia (Maori Culture)
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  • Te Papa - Museum of New Zealand
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  • Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park

Other Inclusions

  • Return Airport Transfers
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  • Activities as mentioned above
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  • Hotel Accommodation as mentioned above
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  • Breakfast on all days excluding the day of arrival


  • Self Drive Car

Things To Carry

  • Camera
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  • Prescribed Medicines


  • Flight NOT INCLUDED in the package.
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  • The price is subject to change in the case to peak season, availability, and booking duration.
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  • Consumption of drugs is strictly prohibited.
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  • Any personal expenses or items of personal nature will not be in part for the deal.
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  • Stick to the timings for the entire tour.
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  • GST is applicable to the tour cost.
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  • All the transfers during the activity will be on a sharing basis, although if you require a customized trip with more activities, we will be happy to assist you on the same.
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  • The of the package is tentative and may vary according to your travel date.
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  • The driver will reconfirm the time of your pick-up for the city tour. However, depending on the traffic conditions, the time may vary and in such cases, the travelers are requested to observe patience.
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  • Entry tickets to the places other than wherever mentioned in the inclusions are not included in the package cost.
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  • Items of personal nature like drinks, laundry, telephone calls, tips, camera fees, etc or any other item not specifically mentioned above as ‘INCLUDED’ is to be considered exclusion of the deal.
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  • Liability for change in itinerary due to reasons beyond our control like change in flight and train schedule; cancellation of flights/trains, political disturbances, natural phenomena, etc. will not be accommodated in the cost.
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  • No bill will be reimbursed against any missed service/facility.

10 Days Self Drive New Zealand Tour: Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain trips or activities may get cancelled. In such cases operator will try their best to provide an alternate feasible. However a cash refund will not be applicable for the same.
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  • Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

10 Days Self Drive New Zealand Tour: Refund Policy

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 15 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

10 Days Self Drive New Zealand Tour: Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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