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A quiet morning near Dunedin
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Live one of the below 8 unique New Zealand cultural experiences for 2024 or 2025. Visit villages and experience local cuisine with a local English speaking guide on your own private tour or small group guided tour. Discover unique local cultures on trips that include activities like village visits, wildlife viewing, wine tasting, small ship cruises, and cruises and cost from $2,765 for experiences of 5 to 15 days. Tell us about your ideal New Zealand cultural trip and our New Zealand experts will help you plan every detail of your next trip.
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Mt. Cook
$8,570
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New Zealand Uncut: North & South Islands

Small Group Departure - 15 Day Itinerary
  • See the Waitomo glow worm caves
  • Learn about Māori culture
  • Hike Tongariro National Park
  • Experience the Abel Tasman Coast
  • See coastal limestone canyons
  • Hike Aoraki /Mt. Cook
  • See stunning view of Fiordland NP
Starts / Ends:
Auckland / Queenstown
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking, Rainforest Exploration, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Moderate
Set out on a 15-day hiking adventure across New Zealand, from the geothermal wonders of Rotorua to the diverse and rich terrain of the adventure capital, Queenstown. Start your adventure in the stunning Waitomo glow worm caves, leading you to the geothermal wonders of Rotorua. Next, the dramatic …
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Mt. Aspiring National Park
$5,483
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Southern Slice: Nelson to Queenstown

Small Group Departure - 10 Day Itinerary
  • Experience the Abel Tasman Coast
  • Explore limestone canyons
  • Hike the Aoraki/Mount Cook
  • Float in a terminal glacier lake
  • See stunning views of Fiordland NP
Starts / Ends:
Nelson / Queenstown
Activities:
Hiking, Rainforest Exploration, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Moderate
Set out on a 10-day small group hiking adventure exploring the diverse landscapes of New Zealand's South Island, from the views of Tasman Bay and Nelson City to the unique and rich terrain of the adventure capital, Queenstown. Start your adventure by exploring the lively towns of Nelson and …
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Mt. Tongariro, Mt. Ngauruhoe, and Mt. Ruapehu
$2,764
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Northern Portion: Auckland to Wellington

Small Group Departure - 5 Day Itinerary
  • See the Waitomo glow worm caves
  • Learn about Māori culture
  • Hike the Tongariro National Park
  • Learn about New Zealand history
Starts / Ends:
Auckland / Wellington
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Moderate
Discover the Northern Island of New Zealand on a 5-day hiking adventure. From the geothermal wonders of Rotorua, explore the lakeside town of Taupo and hike the famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Start your adventure in the majestic Waitomo glow worm caves, which will lead you to the geothermal …
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Coastal beauty of Dunedin
$24,030
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Coastal New Zealand: Dunedin to Auckland

Northbound - 14 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Orion
  • Explore New Zealand’s diverse coast
  • See botanical gardens
  • Learn about Maori culture
  • Admire Napier's architecture
Starts / Ends:
Queenstown / Auckland
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the National Geographic Orion on this unforgettable 14-day expedition. New Zealand’s unparalleled natural beauty beckons with soaring peaks, crystal-clear lakes, and swathes of white-sand beaches. Travel through scenic fjords, bays, and sounds, witness plunging waterfalls and an …
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Great Barrier Island
$19,615
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Coastal New Zealand: Scenic Fjords, Maori History, and Abundant Wildlife

Auckland - Dunedin - 14 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Orion
  • Explore fjords, bays, and sounds
  • Explore diverse marine life
  • Visit New Zealand
  • See world’s smallest penguin
  • Observe the royal albatross
Starts / Ends:
Auckland / Dunedin
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Variable
On this14-day Coastal New Zealand: Scenic Fjords, Maori History, and Abundant Wildlife cruise from Auckland to Dunedin aboard National Geographic Orion, exploreNew Zealand’s natural beauty beckons with its soaring peaks, crystal-clear lakes, and expanses of white-sand beaches. Travel through …
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Coastal beauty of Dunedin
$19,419
Savings
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Coastal New Zealand: Scenic Fjords, Maori History, and Abundant Wildlife

Roundtrip Auckland - 14 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Orion
  • Visit Doubtful Sound
  • Discover Māori's culture
  • Visit Abel Tasman National Park
  • Trek Stewart and Ulva Islands
  • Explore New Zealand's food and wine
Starts / Ends:
Auckland / Auckland
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Variable
14-day Coastal New Zealand: Scenic Fjords, Maori History, and Abundant Wildlife cruise roundtrip Auckland aboard National Geographic Orion, exploreNew Zealand’s natural beauty beckons with its soaring peaks, crystal-clear lakes, and expanses of white-sand beaches. Travel through scenic …
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Explore the stunning Milford Sound
$23,330
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Coastal New Zealand: Auckland to Milford Sound

14 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Orion
  • Explore New Zealand’s diverse coast
  • See botanical gardens
  • Learn about Maori culture
  • Admire Napier's architecture
Starts / Ends:
Auckland / Queenstown
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the National Geographic Orion on this unforgettable 14-day expedition. New Zealand’s unparalleled natural beauty beckons with soaring peaks, crystal-clear lakes, and swathes of white-sand beaches. Travel through scenic fjords, bays, and sounds, witness plunging waterfalls and an …
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Stewart Island
$4,475
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Unseen Stewart Island: Pristine Wilderness and Wildlife Adventure

8 Day Itinerary aboard Heritage Explorer
  • Discover Halfmoon Bay
  • Enjoy the historic views
  • Visit Norwegian whaling station
  • Explore Port Pegasus
Starts / Ends:
Invercargill / Invercargill
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Experience UnseenStewart Island/Rakiura and Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara on this 8-day adventure with Heritage Explorer, New Zealand's pioneering small ship expedition cruise ship. With only 25 kilometers of road, Stewart Island is best explored by sea, especially Ulva Island, where there are no …
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