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New Zealand Escorted Tours - First Choice Premium

In so many ways New Zealand is a land of discovery.  From ruggedly raw alps to romantically curvaceous golden sand beaches, New Zealand’s remote landscapes remain largely untouched by human intervention.

Lake Gunn Fiordland National Park

Lake Gunn Fiordland National Park

These fully escorted New Zealand premium coach tours –  First Choice –  are much more than just a holiday, they are an experience that will stay with you forever.  On these tours there’s always something new to experience at every single turn.  No matter what part of New Zealand you’re exploring, there will be plenty of new, exciting, amazing experiences and moments you’ll never forget.  You’ll be brimming with stories to tell your friends.

Right now you can save $100’s per person on a spectacular holiday tour departing between 01 Oct 2018 and 30 September 2019.  We don’t like being beaten on price so our discounts are exclusive to South Pacific Travellers World!  AND we don’t charge credit card fees for Visa and Mastercard payments.


First Choice escorted tours provide quality 4-4.5 star hotel accommodation, centrally located in city centres, a relaxing pace with a generous number of 2 night stays, all the major highlights with included and optional experiences.

Meals are included, including a hearty buffet breakfast every day of your tour, selected lunches and most dinners, often featuring specialty dishes of the various regions you visit.  And you don’t have to worry about meal tips – they are included!  At the end of your tour, a special farewell dinner is included.  On selected First Choice tours, exclusive and unique “You’re Invited” dining experiences are offered. These capture the true essence of a destination through its history, its locals and its produce.  You’ll be welcomed into family homes, working establishments and even a farm. You’ll meet and interact with your hosts, enjoy their hospitality and sample delicious specialties prepared just for you.  Examples include the Tamaki Family Marae for an exclusive cultural evening and Morelea Farm in Canterbury.

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High quality accommodation is selected to make sure you get a great night’s sleep and is selected for its comfort, accessible locations and excellent facilities. Hotels include quality brands like The Cordis Auckland, Millennium, Novotel, Scenic Hotels as well as feature hotels like Punakaiki Resort.

The AAT Kings Travel Directors provide insightful commentary throughout your journey. They’re like a walking, talking guidebook and their skills, knowledge and sense of fun will bring your experience to life.  You’re guaranteed to learn something new as well as hear some of their personal stories and experiences.  Add to that the support of the many local guides and experts and you’ll get the kind of insider knowledge and personal insights you won’t find in a guidebook.

These New Zealand tours offer free time, so there’ll be plenty of scope to take time out for yourself.  They are packed with loads of inclusions so that you get real value for money.  Discounts ad deals are secured for you ahead of time and along the way making it far more affordable.

You’ll travel in the newest air conditioned coaches in New Zealand.  The vehicles are luxurious and equipped with modern features like reclining seats with seat belts and footrests, panoramic windows, an on-board restroom, 2 door access and start-of-the-art technology including DVD player, GPS and PA systems.

All the departure dates featured are “Definite Departures”.  This means you can confidently book ahead and take advantage of airlines’ early booking deals and the Early Payment Discounts.  We recommend you check with us for space availability BEFORE locking in your international flights.