Overview: Camping Safaris are the best way to experience the outdoor beauty and excitement of New Zealand. A range of award winning adventure tours from 3-28 days cover the best areas of New Zealand and give you the chance to explore amazing landscapes. These unique trips are the perfect combination of a hop-on, hop-off bus and a tour. Rated by National Geographic as one of the Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth you are guaranteeed to have the experience of a lifetime. You will get further off the beaten track, try new activities, hike amazing landscapes and learn about the local culture and traditions.Not only do we visit some of the best places in the world but we’ve found the ultimate adventure activities to indulge in. Great food and accommodation is included leaving you with more time and money to enjoy the things you love.There’s great flexibility with the chance to choose the activities, hikes or bike rides that suit you + take extended breaks at any point.
Hot Rocks is the best of the Thermal North, a loop around the North Island mixing dramatic thermal wonders, Maori culture, ancient Kauri forests and golden coastlines with inviting turquoise waters.
Be spoilt for choice with many of the country’s most popular activities and bike rides, plus the chance to enjoy one of the best one day walks in the World – The Tongariro alpine Crossing. This whole trip is the perfect way to experience New Zealand culture and diversity of the North Island first hand.
Minimum tour time: 9 Days (Auckland heading North first), 10 Days (Auckland heading South first), 10 Days (Wellington)
Tour Starts: Auckland or Wellington
Tour Ends: Auckland or Wellington
Please take the time to view our “Virtual Tour” for the 15 Day Grand Traverse Camping Safari and download/print the detailed “Tour Dossier”. Both can be found on the right hand column of this page. Alternatively you can simply contact us. For a comprehensive list of all activities available in each location featured in this tour.
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Tents: 2 People to a Tent
(Upgrade to Single Tent or a Cabin)
Healthy and tasty food: Most meals are included (check the itinerary).
Transport: Bus with Mobile kitchen
NZ$1395 per person
(inc. food, camp fees, transport & shared tent)
You can hire any of the following equipement from us for the duration of your trip or bring your own gear. We charge a small handling fee for those who bring their own bikes but there are no charges for your own tent etc.
Bike Hire NZ$385
Bring your own bike NZ$150
Tent share (inc. mattress) included
Tent single (inc. mattress) NZ$75
Sleeping Bag NZ$50
Departures from Auckland and head North first (9 Days)
January 5, 14, 23
February 1, 10, 19, 28
March 8, 17, 26
April 4, 13
Departures from Auckland and head South first
January 8, 17, 26
February 4, 13, 22
March 2, 11, 20, 29
April 7, 16
Departures from Wellington
January 3, 12, 21, 30
February 8, 17, 26
March 6, 15, 24
April 2, 11, 20