Discover New Zealand on an Escorted Tour

There’s a reason the sun shines on New Zealand before anywhere else – every new day here is something to cherish! This fabulous country is a tangible wonderland offering one of the most varied and spectacular series of landscapes in the world. Alongside it is a culture that is rich, dynamic and not just displayed in museums; it’s everywhere you look. 

Whether you are marvelling at spectacular glaciers and picturesque fjords or simply relaxing in a thermal pool, New Zealand is magical on a Grand Pacific Tours coach holiday. Sit back and relax in armchair comfort as you travel through each region, feeling secure in the hands of a professional Coach Captain whose reliable knowledge includes numerous facts and figures, stories, legends and many laughs along the way.

GPT Ultimate Coach

Grand Pacific Tours, the New Zealand coach holiday specialist offer five styles of touring to suit all tastes and budgets including Ultimate, Signature, Affordable, Special Interest and Cruise & Coach tours. 

Affordable Coach Tour

Grand Pacific Tours

Affordable Coach Tours offer fantastic value for money and appeal to the budget conscious traveller.  Experience all the iconic attractions of New Zealand such as the breathtaking Milford Sound or world-renowned rail journey, the TranzAlpine.  You can choose to include the beautiful Bay of Islands where you will board a luxury catamaran to the famous Hole in the Rock. Itineraries range from 8 to 16 days, all with an extensive list of attractions that set these tours apart.

Escorted Coach Tour


For a more relaxed experience, opt for an Escorted Coach Tour with a knowledgeable Tour Leader on board to assist. Featuring the popular 19 Day Rail, Cruise & Coach Holiday with highlights which include 4 spectacular rail journeys and an overnight cruise on spectacular Milford Sound.  In comparison, the 19 Day Showcase Tour includes unique highlights such as Hobbiton Movie Set and Napier, a town famous for its beautifully preserved art deco architecture. Three shorter tours of the North & South Islands are also on offer for those with limited time.

Ultimate Small Group Tour

GPT ultimate tour

Upgrade to an Ultimate Small Group Tour aimed at travellers looking for a ‘Business Class on Wheels’ experience.  Travel on a full size state of the art coach fitted with only 20 luxury leather seats, panoramic viewing and complete with the latest finishes.  Stay in a collection of stylish hotels and enjoy a number of exclusive extras as you are treated like a VIP all the way.

Cruise and Coach Holiday

GPT Cruise

For the complete New Zealand experience choose a fully escorted Cruise and Coach Holiday. Enjoy modern luxury on a cruise across the Tasman Sea on board the indulgent Celebrity Solstice. Combine this with a scenic coach tour and see the all the iconic attractions and stunning scenery not included on the cruise, it’s twice the fun!

Whether you are travelling solo, looking for a festive getaway or want a tour that complements an existing passion - or perhaps inspires a new one – they’ve got it covered! Choose from a range of Special Interest Tours such as the dedicated Solo Traveller Holidays. These fun filled tours are specifically designed for those who find themselves travelling alone for whatever reason, but want the comfort, ease and companionship of group travel. Enjoy a guaranteed single room throughout with a choice of either a 16 Day Highlights of New Zealand Tour or an indulgent 11 Day Ultimate Small Group experience. 

It’s a wonderful thought that you can experience the beautiful land of the long white cloud and share it with like-minded people. There is no better way to traverse New Zealand!



Our Awards

We are very proud that our personal, friendly service and attention to detail has led to us becoming an industry leader in providing tailor-made holidays. We have been recognised throughout the years by winning a number of prestigious awards from within and outside of the travel industry. We won the "Best Operator to Canada" award at the 2017 British Annual Canada Travel Awards for a record 15th time.

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