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How long do you need to visit New Zealand?

New Zealand is a natural wonderland, bursting with cultural experiences. An ideal destination for a family holiday. A holiday with a relaxed pace and plenty of space. Exploring the great outdoors and discovering unique wildlife. To inspire you for your journey Down Under, we have created a few example routes for families.

How much time do you have?

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Take your time, enjoy fewer travel days and see more fascinating sights. In three to five weeks, you can visit both the North and South Island. We highly recommend a relaxed travel schedule, so you will still need to make choices of which regions to visit.

Our travel specialists can help you decide, depending on your family's interests. Staying at each location for two to five nights, and exploring all the hidden gems of the region. We have plenty of local tips to share.

Explore our favourite journeys for more inspiration

A summer holiday in New Zealand

4 weeks of the South Island

New Zealand is best known for its volcanic landscapes, snow-capped mountains, ancient forests and friendly locals.… read more

Immerse yourself in New Zealand’s culture

4 weeks from Wellington to the Bay of Islands

New Zealand is a diverse multicultural country with a melting pot of cultures. With a blend of Maori, Asian,… read more

The ultimate family holiday in New Zealand

4 week route from Akaroa to the Bay of Islands

Are you an active family? This trip is for you. A perfect blend of the North and South Island with a mix of… read more

Get 'off the beaten' track together with your family

4 weeks from Queenstown to Christchurch

New Zealand, a world of wonder. This trip is ideal for a family holiday to connect with New Zealand's nature.… read more

"Six weeks is a good amount of time to explore New Zealand. At a leisurely pace, you can experience the country, like a local."

Ilona, Travel specialist

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Our local knowledge makes the difference for your bespoke holiday through New Zealand or Australia. Your journey Down Under starts here.