Soaring peaks, bustling cities, glacial lakes and extreme activities make an overland New Zealand tour a must do on everyone's bucket list. Explore this stunning region from the lush North to the chilly South with Backpackers World Travel's range of tours and activities! 

Hit the nightlife of Auckland, hike Middle-earth's famous 'Mt Doom' at the Tongariro National Park, conquer a glacier or learn to shred the slopes of the South. Queenstown activities will have you doing everything from jumping out of planes to lazily cruising Milford Sound while our range of Auckland activities and day trips have some A+ nightlife and sandy beach escapes waiting for you. 

Browse our range of overland tours today and make your New Zealand travel dreams come true! 

Only $53 per day!

8 Day NZ Experience Deal

Snag this epic 8 NZ package for under $450! This flexible bus pass and accommodation combo take you to tall the highlights of New Zealand's chilly North! Take on the bright lights of Auckland, get nerdy at Hobbiton and get back to nature at Taupo. 



22 Day Auckland - Christchurch Blake Winter Tour - Stray Journeys

On this tour you'll have plenty of chance too! Go jetboating in Queenstown, cruise the fiord of Doubtful Sound and zip through the Abel Tasman National Park on a speedboat.

From $2,320


24 Day Auckland Return Dingle Winter Tour - Stray Journeys

Hike volcanic caters in Tongariro National Park, explore the Franz Joseph Glacier, stop for some skiing in Queenstown and tick off all the major cities of the North and South Islands. 

From $2,536


26 Day Christchurch Return Hillary Winter Tour - Stray Journeys

On this tour, you'll be able to conquer your fair share of the New Zealand terrain. Hike the volcanic craters of middle earth and traverse icy glaciers as you take in all the highlights of the North Island and South Islands.

From $2,584


25 Day Auckland - Christchurch Winter Sheppard Tour - Stray Journeys

On our Sheppard tour, you'll see all the key parts of the country that make New Zealand what it is today from the far north which was once the capital of New Zealand, to Queenstown which has become the Adventure Capital of the World, and all the beautiful landscape in between!  

From $2,678


27 Day Auckland Return Cook Winter Tour - Stray Journeys

You'll travel in a small group with an experienced local guide, exploring unique destinations and immersing yourself in local culture and New Zealand's beautiful environment.

From $2,781


19 day Grand Kiwi Auckland to Christchurch or reverse - Topdeck

Turn fantasy into reality with a Topdeck trip in New Zealand and savour the jaw-dropping scenery of 'Middle Earth', as made famous by the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movie trilogies.

From $3,399