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Nz u pass fiordland national park barton matthews 9 solo header
Nz kapiti island animal seal nature stays very comfortable
Nz marlborough lodge garden view solo stays luxury
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New Zealand holiday itineraries

Looking for inspiration for your trip to New Zealand or to understand the kind of holiday we offer? Our holiday ideas are guaranteed to get your imagination running wild with the possibilities!

It is no secret that we tailor-make each holiday - every person is unique, so why shouldn't their holiday be, too?

At TravelEssence, we offer a variety of holiday itineraries ranging from two to three weeks, four weeks, five weeks or more, that are suitable for solo travellers, couples, families and friends.

If you're still deciding which places you want to visit, which activities you want to take part in, the accommodation types you prefer, and, more importantly, how long you will need Down Under - our example trips are the perfect place to start.

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Have a look at our couple's holiday itineraries

Scenic drive in Queenstown region | New Zealand holiday
New Zealand's Highlights
16 days - £5,750
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Wanaka Queenstown 02 1
Complete New Zealand
20 days - £6,450
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Traditional Maori canoe | New Zealand holiday
3 weeks from Otago Peninsula to Waiheke & Hauraki Gulf
22 days - £4,600
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Dining with a view | New Zealand holiday
From Queenstown to Auckland
21 days - £4,345
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Nz swim with seals 1 solo adventure
Discover the South Island
22 days - £4,495
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3784 Peel Forest Lodge Horse Treks
4 weeks of the South Island
29 days - £6,400
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Luxury accommodation on the Banks Peninsula | New Zealand holidays
4 weeks from Queenstown to Christchurch
29 days - £5,988
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Fly and dine at Waiheke Island
5 weeks from Central Otago to the Bay of Islands
38 days - £16,200
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Have a look at our family holiday itineraries

Scenic drive in Queenstown region | New Zealand holiday
New Zealand's Highlights
16 days - £5,750
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Wanaka Queenstown 02 1
Complete New Zealand
20 days - £6,450
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Jumping dolphins in Kaikoura | New Zealand wildlife
South Island
22 days - £4,495
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Amazing mountain view Queenstown region | New Zealand nature
Queenstown to Matakana
21 days - £ 4,345
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Discover New Zealand's culture | New Zealand holiday
4 weeks from Wellington to the Bay of Islands
29 days - £6,500
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Gannet colony | New Zealand wildlife
4 weeks of the South Island
29 days - £6,400
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Yellow eyed pinguins | New Zealand wildlife
From Akaroa to the Bay of Islands
31 days - £7,200
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Nz bay of islands sailing nature view friends see and do easy going
7 weeks from Canterbury to Auckland North
50 days - £8,500
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View of forest and blue water coastline

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Discover a world beyond ordinary

At TravelEssence, we specialise in crafting custom-made holidays that take you off the beaten path and create memories to last a lifetime. We believe in connecting with the heart and soul of a place, introducing you to the locals who call it home. Engage in conversations with fascinating individuals who will share their stories, traditions, and way of life, leaving an indelible mark on your journey.