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reputable tour company recommendations?

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reputable tour company recommendations?

Hello everyone,

My wife and I are considering a trip to New Zealand around June or July. As we would like to visit the best of both islands, can anyone recommend a tour company that offers these types of tours? Or recommend a website that can help me build a self itinerary? We would probably visit for 10 days or so.


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1. Re: reputable tour company recommendations?

Are you looking for an escorted coach tour? - take a look at the coach tour link in the top questions box - top right hand of this page.

Or are you looking for small private tour? - check out Black Sheep Touring.

On tours you can cover far more places in a short time frame than you can when driving yourselves. 10 days is a very fleeting tour if covering both islands. If driving yourselves in the depth of winter (with shorter daylight hours) you might want to consider a minimum of 3 weeks to cover both islands - one week north, two weeks for the larger South Island.

happy planning :)

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2. Re: reputable tour company recommendations?

Hi there,

I am not sure of the exact type of tour you are after but Stray offers some off the beaten track trips. They are hop on hop off but you can stay on and go round I think. They take you to some places no other tour company does.

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3. Re: reputable tour company recommendations?

Have a look at NZ Encounters - they are a specialise inbound tour company - excellent service too. http://www.nzencounters.com/

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4. Re: reputable tour company recommendations?

Black Sheep is the only one I would suggest

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