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We're proud to have shown thousands of people, from all over the world around our homeland. Read what they have to say about their Discover New Zealand experience.

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Cynthia Adair & Andrew Pozin, A West Coast Explorer, Travelled on 31 Dec 2022

Great tour. Christina did an excellent job in setting up everything. I can’t say how nice it was to have everything prearranged. It took the stress out our holiday and we thoroughly enjoyed everything! Thank you Christina.

Damian, Therese & Joshua Moore, 21 day Discover New Zealand, Travelled on 3 Jan 2023

What a holiday! Nichole arranged our trip and there is not a single thing we could complain about. Every event, activity, accommodation, and transfer was sorted and we didn't have to worry about a single thing. Franz Josef was our 10/10 stay. Our son was stoked with the LOTR tours and Hobbiton, we spent a week on the North Island and two weeks on the south doing a self-drive tour. Nichole and Janette from NZ Fine Tours were never far away from anything we needed and precision organization. These people are superb and represent their company perfectly. We seriously had 22 days of non-stop activity, and can't thank you enough for your advice and help. We went zip lining through Rotorua old growth forests, jet boating in Queenstown, Heli Hiking at Franz Josef, up the Gondola in Christchurch, amazed by the architecture in Dunedin, thrilled to have gone to Hamilton Gardens, and the list goes on and on. Again, we had a terrific time, will definitely do it again albeit a little slower!! THANKS, NICHOLE - superb job!

Mark LeBay, Zeynep Gocmen, Doga Gocmen-LeBay and Ada Gocmen-LeBay, A New Zealand Summer Holiday, Travelled on 16 Dec 2022

We loved or trip! Chelsea did a great job planning the trip for us and we felt cared for throughout!

Craig & Carmen Kingsley, Contrasts of New Zealand, Travelled on 26 Dec 2022

We booked our Discover New Zealand tour at the last minute for the Christmas/ New Year period. Despite the fact that accommodation and car rentals were difficult to arrange at that time, Harriet McGregor the team at Discover New Zealand were able to design a tour that we were more than happy with. Despite my numerous emails and phone calls Harriet remained patient and professional and I would like you to pass my thanks on to her personally. It the end the tour was fantastic and our accommodation was even better than we expected. Thanks again Craig Kingsley.

Anne Lise Libo & Vera Debontridder, Grand New Zealand, Travelled on 11 Dec 2022

Fabulous trip, we saw everything we wanted to see. All the accommodations were clean and well located. The two cars were perfect and all the activities were really worthwhile. Everything went smoothly and when we had to make a change due to traffic jam it was sorted out with one email. We highly recommend your services which were impeccable and we enjoyed the app which gave a lot of information. All the best for 2023

Cheryl & Michael Palmer, Auckland to Christchurch 16 day Explorer, Travelled on 18 Dec 2022

What a beautiful country! We had an amazing time and Chelsea Lodge was helpful every time I contacted her. Thank you Discover New Zealand!

Jacintha Varanamuthu & Anthony Manickam, Custom 9 day Queenstown to Auckland Essential Highlights, Travelled on 17 Dec 2022

It was a great trip. Everything was planned and organised meticulously and to perfection. From the planning stage right up the trip itself. We required some customisation to the standard itinerary which Shelley organised in no time. While we were in our trip there was a change in timing for one of the activities, but that was communicated to us well ahead of time. All the activities planned and the places we visited were fantastic. Since it was all so well organised, there was nothing for us to worry about or to do - except simply enjoy beautiful New Zealand :) Big shout out to Shelley Ryder who organised this trip for us. She is fast in responding, kept us informed / updated throughout the entire planning process and was more than happy to provide recommendations or put through any changes that was required. Great job !

Willy Tan (Nguan Peng) and Lee Sook Hian, Grand Pacific Tours 19 Day Ultimate Showcase, Travelled on 4 Dec 2022

This Ultimate NZ Small Group Tour is really ultimate...and Awesome! Thanks to Ms Shelley who first recommended this to us when we were searching for a suitable itinerary. Shelley was prompt in responses and most resourceful and patient in clarifying questions. The apps provided is very informative and helpful too. Both Discover New Zealand & Grand Pacific Tours are highly recommended to anyone who wants a fuss-free experience in NZ! Thank you Shelley for the great service! Cheers! PS: Wonder if there is a Discover Australia!

Marissa Rico & Paul Macgowan, Northern Explorer Summer tour, Travelled on 20 Dec 2022

Thanks Louise for your ‘A-class’ service ie. prompt response & excellent communications. We’ll definitely use your services again in the near future as we love NZ, and happy to recommend your agency to friends. All the best, Marissa & Paul

Neil & Rita Bennetts, New Zealand Grand, Travelled on 11 Nov 2022

Hi Nicole, Tour was great, with all accommodation, inter island ferry and Milford Sound bookings arranged perfectly as expected. There was lots of driving as expected and we are fine with that arrangement as we do the same in Australia. There were a couple of detours we had to make: (1 bridge closure on the way to Whitianga - had to go back to Coromandel then via The 309 road) (2 road works between Picton and Nelson - detour was a long way around but we got there OK). Overall, the tour was great and we would recommend it to anyone who doesn't mind driving long distances. Have a safe and happy Christmas - Rita & Neil

Kiran, Pavan, Kavya and Anwita Borra, New Zealand Tour, Travelled on 27 Nov 2022

Hello Vicki, & team, We have had a fantastic experience with the planning and tour organized by yourselves. we couldn’t have done it ourselves. Even though Pavan kept asking here and there, you were firm on the good itenary and asked us to put our trust in your planning! you are spot on! we loved staying at the locations you offered! Rainforest and the ryes both were fantastic locations with amazing service! And Glacier tours, Kayaking and Milford sound all were remarkable places! The chaperones you offered for private travel were very considerate, knowledgeable and guided us very well. Infact with the experience I have had, I might come back again and/or book another travel for my daughter who will be studying in Sydney from Jan to Mar. Be ready to offer your great services! Thank you Vicki, & Happy Holidays and wishing you all a fantastic New year ahead!

Raymond & Bethany Chase, 14 day New Zealand Highlights, Travelled on 18 Nov 2022

Hey, Me and my wife wanted to say a massive thank you to Christina who organised our trip to New Zealand! It was a long time planning with many things having to be reschedule etc but she was fantastic throughout! New Zealand was so amazing, we had the best time. Thank-you for helping us create memories that will last a lifetime.

Bogdan & Alexander Schwarz, Iwona Kornicka, Auckland to Christchurch 14 day highlights, Travelled on 19 Nov 2022

Superb tour. Perfectly organized and scheduled. Luxurious and comfortable hotels. Great food. Comfortable SUV with GPS. Beautiful country, makes ones enchanted and enamoured with it and its people. Journey of a life time. Travelers from Canada.

Peter & Jane Wright, 14 Day Christchurch to Auckland Must Do Tour, Travelled on 19 Nov 2022

Peter and I throughly enjoyed our trip in New Zealand. The tour took us to all the destinations on our wish list.Highlights were experiencing the spectacular scenery of the South Island. The North Island held highlights in Rotorua, with the thermal geysers and mud pools. We also really enjoyed learning about the Maori culture at the Te Ra experience. Lydia was approachable, supportive and available both via email and phone calls. As novice travellers, we had moments of uncertainty and Lydia was a calming voice of reassurance! We will certainly recommend your company to others who plan to visit beautiful New Zealand. Jane and Peter Wright

Lynne & Stanley Robertson, Grand Pacific Tours 19 Day Ultimate Showcase, Travelled on 12 Nov 2022

The tour was fantastic and the coach very roomy and comfortable with an excellent driver/guide. It would have been good to have spent a bit more time in Wellington and more 2 night stays. Chelsea was fantastic throughout. She was very helpful in guiding me through the choices of tours and helping me to pick the right one for us. At each stage she notified me of any changes, usually due to Covid. Whenever I sent an email asking a question she answered very quickly. Chelsea was very helpful, friendly and professional and I would like to thank her very much for all her help.