Tour Code: FIT/2525

Naturally New Zealand With Pure Pods Self Drive

22 Nights / 23 Days
Self Drive Tour
Monsoon Special

Cities : Auckland (1N),Paihia (2N),Auckland (1N),Whitianga (2N),Rotorua (4N),Auckland (1N),Kaikoura (1N),Pure Pods (1N),Franz Josef (2N),Queenstown (4N),Lake Tekapo (1N),Christchurch (2N)


Auckland, New Zealand
Paihia, New Zealand
  • Cape Reinga and Ninety Mile Beach Tour
Rotorua, New Zealand
  • Agrodome Farm Tour (Sheep Shearing Show)
  • Waitomo Glowworm Caves
  • Hobbiton Movie Set Tour from the shire's rest
  • Guided tour of Te Puia Thermal Reserve
Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Full Day Milford Sound Cruise
  • Shotover Jet boat ride - 30 Minutes (Weather permitting)
  • Skyline Gondola with 1 Luge Ride
Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Punting on AVON River


  • 20 Breakfast

Day wise travel itinerary

  • Day 1 :Arrive Auckland

    On arrival in Auckland,’ The City of Sails’ pick up self drive vehicle from airport and head to your booked hotel. Auckland-City inspires it’s both inhabitants and its visitors along with staggering position mild climate and wealth of thing to see, do and experience. Overnight at hotel.


    • A credit card authorization is taken for the bond on hire initiation, and destroyed at the termination of hire, providing the vehicle is returned in the same condition.
    • Car Pickup at Grey mouth NZD65 
    • Hirer must have valid credit card (not debit card) for bond authorization of NZ$350 
    • Indian Driver’s License printed in English is accepted in New Zealand Surcharge apply if driver is below 25 years
    • GPS cost is extra
    • Comprehensive Full Insurance is extra   

  • Day 2 :Auckland - Paihia (Bay Of Island) (228 Kms, 3hrs 30mins Approx)
    After early breakfast drive to Paihia Township in the beautiful Bay of Islands which is often referred to as ‘the birth place of the New Zealand nation Highlights today you are travelling along the Hibiscus Coast and the ever-changing semi-tropical landscape. Day free for leisure. Overnight at paihia. 

    • Breakfast
  • Day 3 :Bay of island - cape reinga & ninety mile beach tour - Ex kaitaia
    After finishing your fresh breakfast depart for Cape Reinga and Ninety Mile beach tour. Drive till kaitaia drop your vehicle and head for rest of your tour in SIC (Seat in coach). Enjoy its scenic drive your journey is not complete with this place. Experience wild beauty and this huge untouched region that is rich in Maori culture and tradition. You will head to Cape Reinga, as per Maori legend this spot of departing spirits on their journey to the homeland – Hawaiki. On the way explore ancient Puketi Kauri forest, with approx 20 minute boardwalk over 1000 year ancient tree as well as in native bush. Upon arrival at Cape Reinga stop at windswept tip of New Zealand and enjoy Pacific Ocean collide with the Tasman Sea.Later experience to try sand boarding down the massive sand dunes on boogie boards at Te Paki Stream, as this fun experience is perfect for everyone. Your drive vast and empty 90 Mile Beach will offer you striking contrasts to the busy and populated east coast. This adventurous day with opportunities to take photos or simply sit back and relax this unique part of New Zealand. 

    • Breakfast
  • Day 4 :Paihia - Auckland (228 Km Approx 3h 20min)
    After breakfast head to Auckland city again. Your day is free for so many optional activities like Sky jump from sky tower, Sail on the Pride of Auckland, Kally Tarlton's Aquarium and much more to see. Overnight in Auckland. 

    • Breakfast
  • Day 5 :Auckland - Whitianaga(190km Approx 2h 30min)
    After breakfast depart to Whitianga. A tiny town on the Coromandel Peninsula, in the Waikato Region of country’s North Island. The town is situated on Mercury Bay, on the northeastern coast of the peninsula. From Whitianga one can enjoy beaches, water sports, scenic planes, boat excursions and much more. Rest of the day explore on own. Overnight at Hotel. 

    • Breakfast
  • Day 6 :Whitianga - Explore Beaches
    After breakfast visit Hot water beach is an NZ Must Do and one of its most dramatic places. Famous for a spot  of thermal water bubbling just beneath the surface of the sand at low tide and also visit Hahei beach - is a most stunning  and popular pink sandy beach - near to world famous Cathedral Cove. Overnight at Hotel. 

    • Breakfast
  • Day 7 :Whitianga - Waitomo Caves - Rotorua(380km Approx 5hrs)
    Morning departs for Rotorua. On the way take tour of the world popular Waitomo Glowworm Caves which includes below ground boat ride viewing the numbers of glow worms on the cavern roof. Later proceed to Rotorua transfer to Hotel. Rotorua-Breathe in the Sulphur-rich air of Rotorua and you will taste New Zealand‘s  most  dynamic thermal area with Spurting geysers, steaming hot springs and exploding mud pools. Overnight at hotel 

    • Breakfast
  • Day 8 :Rotorua - Te Puia - Agro Dome
    Morning depart for Rotorua Sightseeing tour visit Te Puia Thermal Reserve to see boiling mud pools and roaring geysers. After that proceed to Agro dome New Zealand which is basically farm show featuring sheep dog evidences’, cow milking and an intro to the stars of country’s sheep industry. Overnight at hotel. 

    • Breakfast
  • Day 9 :Rotorua - Hobbiton Movie Set
    After completing you breakfast head to Hobbiton movie set and farm tour. Experience this wonderful attraction as this Set has famous location used for The Lord of the Rings film trilogy and The Hobbit film trilogy. Explore this middle earth with a visit to the Hobbiton Movie Set features Green Dragon Inn, Mill as well as many different structures created for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies can be seen how stunning piece of Waikato farmland was remould into The Shire from Middle-earth. Overnight at rotorua. 

    • Breakfast
  • Day 10 :Rotorua
    After having your breakfast your day is free to explore this beautiful city. You can opt for Polynesian spa or Float plane ride at Lake Rotorua or you can enjoy and take rest at the hotel. Overnight at rotorua. 

    • Breakfast
  • Day 11 :Rotorua - Auckland (231km Approx 2h 51min)
    Driver back to Auckland after having you breakfast. Upon arrival enjoy sky tower as per your convenient time and enjoy breathe taking city views from there .Evening free for your leisure. Overnight at Auckland. 

  • Day 12 :Auckland - Christchurh - Kaikoura (Auckland – Christchurch Flight & Christchurch – Kaikoura 181km Approx
    Enjoy early breakfast and proceed to Auckland airport for your flight to Christchurch. Drop yourself drive vehicle at the airport and fly to Christchurch. Upon arrival pick yourself drive car and head to Kaikoura. One of the beautiful coastal towns in south island of country. It’s famous for its abundant wildlife as well as sperm whale population. Later on depart for whale watching cruise, get closer to the natures beautiful creature. Evening free at leisure. Overnight in kaikoura 

    • Breakfast
  • Day 13 :Kaikoura - Pure Pods (Manakau Purepod) (22km Approx 26min)
    After finishing your breakfast head to one of the most popular place Pure Pods, just to have glimpse of nature. Enjoy your overnight stay in Natures’ laps. It’s totally immersion and private experience in this country’s landscape. Experience sparkling starry nights from the heavy duty glass so you can see everything and make your night more memorable one. 

  • Day 14 :Pure Pods - Franz Josef (482km Approx 6h 27min)
    After early breakfast depart for Franz Josef one of the ultimate glacier region. Once you reach Fox Glacier it is only another 25 minutes to your destination Franz Josef Glacier where your hotel is located. Enjoy this scenic experience through your journey. Overnight in Franz Josef. 

    • Breakfast
  • Day 15 :Franz Josef
    After morning breakfast your day is free for leisure. Later depart for 20 min helicopter ride on snow landing from where enjoy a stunning views of glacier one of the best attraction for any adventure lover. Evening free for your leisure. Overnight at hotel. 

    • Breakfast
  • Day 16 :Franz Josef - Queenstown (351km Approx 4h 38min)
    Enjoy early breakfast head to the heart of the new Zealand , Queenstown along with wonderful mesmerizing remarkable and the kaleidoscopic lake Wakatipu at it heels Queenstown knows no rest. Enjoy evening at leisure. Overnight at hotel

    • Breakfast
  • Day 17 :Queenstown Milford Sound Cruise (307 Kms 5 Hrs One Way)
    Early morning depart for Full day tour to Milford Sound. Follow the southern arm of majestic Lake Wakatipu to Lumsden, and towrads to Lake Te Anau. Enter the beautiful Eglinton Valley and continue your journey through the amazing man made Homer Tunnel to get to Milford Sound. Enjoy this breathe taking cruise on this world popular fiord, command by Mitre Peak and the cascading Bowen Falls. Return to Queenstown. Overnight at hotel 

    • Breakfast
  • Day 18 :Queenstown - Skyline Gondola And Luge Ride - Jet Boat Ride
    Today enjoy visit Skyline Gondola ride and one luge ride - The gondola ride takes you to Bob's Peak perched high above Queenstown.  From here get the breathtaking views over Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu and stunning Remarkable Mountains which spread you in a magical panorama. Later Explore cities untouched and pristine wilderness during your ultimate jet boat ride along with the historic Kawarau and Shotover Rivers.  This trip takes you down an exclusive section of the Kawarau River that is only accessible by jet boat! Evening free for leisure Evening free for leisure. Overnight at Queenstown. 

    • Breakfast
  • Day 19 :Queenstown
    After your breakfast your day is free to explore this wonderful city. You can opt for Sky diving, Bungee Jumping or Scenic helicopter ride and much more on own. Overnight at Queenstown.

    • Breakfast
  • Day 20 :Queenstown - Lake Tekapo
    After your breakfast depart to Lake Tekapo a small tiny town of South Island. Tekapo Lake is second-huge of three roughly side by side lakes running north–south along with northern border of the Mackenzie and runs approx 27km length. Upon arrival depart to hotel. You can enjoy Twilight or stargazing tour at night on own. Overnight at hotel. 

    • Breakfast
  • Day 21 :Lake Tekapo - Christchurch
    After breakfast depart for Christchurch With attractive Avon River, a Grand Anglican cathedral rises above the city center and beautiful manicured gardens and crisply cut lawns. One of the most English cities of New Zealand. Evening for free. Overnight at hotel.

  • Day 22 :Christchurch - International Antartic Centre - Punting On Avon
    After breakfast enjoys International Antarctic Centre - One of New Zealand's best tourist attractions, it provides visitors of all ages with an interactive, fun and exciting experience of Antarctica. Also enjoy Hagglund& 4D Theatre. Later enjoy small ride in flat-bottomed boat poled by a guide dressed in Edwardian clothing and experience punting for 45 min. Overnight at hotel. 

    • Breakfast
  • Day 23 :Christchurch - Backe Home
    Early morning depart with wonderful memories of your tour. Drop the self drive car at the Christchurch airport.

    • Breakfast
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