Discover Your New Zealand Tour

Tour New Zealand your way - with expert help

Discover the New Zealand you want to see on an amazing package holiday

Discover New Zealand is your one stop shop for all your New Zealand touring package needs. Enjoy all the advantages of planning your New Zealand experience with help from a team with a long history of showing travellers around NZ and creating magic memories. 
Established in 1987, Discover New Zealand was run from a home office in the original owner's garage. Now part of the New Zealand Fine Touring Group, we are your best choice when it comes to self-drive and independent coach touring around New Zealand. Our extensive range of customisable tours reflect 30 years of experience of tour development and trip planning experience and cater to every traveller's needs.

Our Company Values
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Stay True

Each day we choose to work with integrity, honestly and to be completely authentic with our team, suppliers and clients.

Band Together

We collaborate, empathise, and support the people we work with, customers, clients, and the great team that we are a part of.  

Look Beyond

Here at Discover New Zealand we are always looking to adapt, be innovative, flexible and fair in an ever-changing travel market.


Within our business, we love to empower all our clients to design their own tours. We are here to support them all of the way but we want each itinerary to be all about its owner!

Why are we the team to help you plan your New Zealand trip?

We offer extensive quality travel and tourism information and booking functions.  You deserve to deal with people who really know NZ and we are truly the New Zealand travel specialists!  Looking for accommodation or transport? Trying to find the most exciting and unique activities in New Zealand? We can help you combine your desired travel experiences together into a holiday that you'll be talking about for a long while.
We're all about making visiting New Zealand easy. You'll enjoy access to quality New Zealand travel and tourism information.  And you can plan and book your trip to New Zealand on-line or discuss your travel needs directly over the phone with us.
Enjoy your visit to our site and planning your discovery of New Zealand. Our experienced Auckland and Wanaka teams are ready and waiting to help you plan and book the New Zealand trip of your dreams. Get in touch today.

Staff list
Chelsea Lodge
Chelsea Lodge

Nickname: You can call me Chels
Years in the industry: 15 Years
Countries visited: 35
Favourite NZ destination: Doubtful Sound
Last travel adventure: Alps to Ocean bike trail
#1 on NZ wishlist: Tasman Glacier heli-hike

Telephone: +6432228021
Christina Brockie
Christina Brockie

Nickname: You can call me Christina
Years in the industry: 9 Years
Countries visited: 21
Favourite NZ destination: West Coast of the South Island for the diverse nature to explore.
Last travel adventure: California, USA
#1 on NZ wishlist: Chatham Islands

Telephone: +6434430892
Liz Wilson
Liz Wilson

Nickname: You can call me Lizard
Years in the industry: 6 Years
Countries visited: 36
Favourite NZ destination: Bay of Islands
Last travel adventure: Southland and Lake Hauroko
#1 on NZ wishlist: New Plymouth and surrounds

Telephone: +6434430842
Louise Barrett
Louise Barrett

Nickname: You can call me Lou (or Lou Lou)
Years in the industry: 6 Years
Countries visited: 6
Favourite NZ destination: Too many to choose from - Dunedin (wildlife) or Rotorua (culture)
Last travel adventure: Te Anau
#1 on NZ wishlist: Blenheim and Marlborough Region - WINE!

Telephone: +6434430895
Shelley Ryder
Shelley Ryder

Nickname: You can call me Shell
Years in the industry: 11 Years
Countries visited: 7
Favourite NZ destination: Akaroa
Last travel adventure: Twizel for hiking, fishing and skiing
#1 on NZ wishlist: Love to explore more of the Wairarapa region

Telephone: +6434430846
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The Tiaki Promise

Tiaki means to care for people and place

New Zealand is precious and however we travel, we all have a responsibility to look after this country.
The Tiaki Promise is a commitment to care for New Zealand now and for future generations. We at Discover New Zealand are comitted to this promise. 
By following the Tiaki Promise, you are also making a commitment to New Zealand and acting as a guardian protecting and preserving our home.

Discover New Zealand supports the Tiaki Promise