10 or 13 days
Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington, Christchurch, with extension to Franz Josef
Journey to New Zealand’s north and south islands. Feel the heat at the Whaka geothermal springs and dine on a native Maori meal. Explore the fascinating history of Maori culture at Wellington’s Te Papa Museum, which celebrates the country’s history and geology with unique interactive displays. Tour Christchurch and visit the International Antarctic Centre.
  • Day 1: Fly to New Zealand

  • Day 2: Cross the International Date Line

  • Day 3: Auckland

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Take a tour of Auckland
  • Day 4: Auckland | Rotorua

    Watch a sheep and dog show at the Agrodome

    Take a Rotorua Duck Tour

    Enjoy an authentic Hangi Feast

  • Day 5: Rotorua

    Visit the Whakarewarewa geothermal area

    Visit the Whakarewarewa Maori Village

    Ride the Skyline Gondola

    Learn about jade carving in a local craftsman's shop

  • Day 6: Rotorua | Wellington

    Travel along the Kapiti Coast to Wellington

    See Lake Taupo
  • Day 7: Wellington

    Guided Visit of the Wellington Government buildings

    Visit the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Lord of the Rings

    Lord of the Rings

    This is your chance to meet some of the extras from the film and have the opportunity to view many of the filming locations, as well as handle memorabilia from the movies.

  • Day 8: Wellington | Picton | Christchurch

    Take a ferry to Picton

    Continue on to Christchurch

  • Day 9: Christchurch

    Take a tour of Christchurch 

    Take the Christchurch Gondola

    Visit the International Antarctic Center

  • Day 10: Depart for home

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  • Day 10: Christchurch | Franz Josef

    Travel to Franz Josef

    Make stops at Arthur Pass and Hokitika

  • Day 11: Franz Josef

    Take a guided tour of Franz Josef Glacier

    Visit the Glacier Hot Pools

  • Day 12: Franz Josef | Christchurch

    Travel to Greymouth

    Take a train to Christchurch

  • Day 13: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly to New Zealand

  • Day 2: Cross the International Date Line

  • Day 3: Auckland

    Meet your Tour Director at your destination

    Take a tour of Auckland
  • Day 4: Auckland | Rotorua

    Watch a sheep and dog show at the Agrodome

    Take a Rotorua Duck Tour

    Enjoy an authentic Hangi Feast

  • Day 5: Rotorua

    Visit the Whakarewarewa geothermal area

    Visit the Whakarewarewa Maori Village

    Ride the Skyline Gondola

    Learn about jade carving in a local craftsman's shop

  • Day 6: Rotorua | Wellington

    Travel along the Kapiti Coast to Wellington

    See Lake Taupo
  • Day 7: Wellington

    Guided Visit of the Wellington Government buildings

    Visit the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Lord of the Rings

    Lord of the Rings

    This is your chance to meet some of the extras from the film and have the opportunity to view many of the filming locations, as well as handle memorabilia from the movies.

  • Day 8: Wellington | Picton | Christchurch

    Take a ferry to Picton

    Continue on to Christchurch

  • Day 9: Christchurch

    Take a tour of Christchurch 

    Take the Christchurch Gondola

    Visit the International Antarctic Center

  • Day 10: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 10: Christchurch | Franz Josef

    Travel to Franz Josef

    Make stops at Arthur Pass and Hokitika

  • Day 11: Franz Josef

    Take a guided tour of Franz Josef Glacier

    Visit the Glacier Hot Pools

  • Day 12: Franz Josef | Christchurch

    Travel to Greymouth

    Take a train to Christchurch

  • Day 13: Depart for home

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Everything you get

This all-inclusive global experience gives students the chance to explore the world–all at an unbeatable value.
  • Airfare & transportation

    Your flights—covered. Buses, trains, cruise ships, ferries and subways—covered. We take care of getting you around so you can enjoy the ride.

  • Hotels

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • Meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily

  • Entrances

    Rotorua Duck Tour; Agrodome; Whaka geothermal area; Maori Village; Skyline Gondola; Te Papa Museum; International Antarctic Center; Christchurch Gondola; With extension; Franz Josef Glacier Hot Pools

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your dedicated Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides add cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • Personalized Learning Support

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travellers to planning and managing your tour.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travellers and their families can count on EF’s dedicated emergency service team.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we’re there too.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances.

Pricing that makes travel possible

Our prices include airfare, hotels, meals, a full-time Tour Director, and more.

Payment options

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