New Zealand Escorted Tours

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Let us capture your imagination on a journey straight through the heart of the dramatic landscapes and rich cultural heritage of New Zealand, as you fall in love with this beautiful and magnificent country.

From the tip of Cape Reinga to the splendour of Milford Sound, where Māori folktales resonate over striking mountain ranges and ancient glaciers have led to this land being depicted as a piece of fictional fantasy. New Zealand is yours to explore your own way, traversing wild waterways and taking rail journeys that weave through the Southern Alps.

At Scenic, we carefully handpick each and every unforgettable experience to ensure that you really do fall for the beauty that can be found in this intriguing country, continuing to set the industry standard for 5-star luxury touring.

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With years of experience creating luxury, handcrafted escorted tours, there is simply no better choice for luxury inclusive experiences in New Zealand.
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5-star Luxury Inclusions 

With Scenic, the perks and privileges come included. Enjoy a full range of luxurious benefits that will enhance your experience throughout your journey.
  • Scenic Enrich
    Designed to feature the most compelling experiences, these once-in-a-lifetime opportunities promise to become unforgettable highlights of your trip.
  • Scenic Freechoice
    We offer a range of award-winning activities and dining options, allowing you to choose your preferred excursions to suit your taste. All at no extra cost.
  • Scenic Sundowners
    Exclusive cocktail receptions hosted at some of Australia's most majestic locations, where you can toast the day’s end and the beauty of the location you're in.
  • Stopovers
    Before you arrive at your destination, why not enjoy a stopover in one of our many exciting destinations, adding another dimension to your adventure of a lifetime.
  • Travel Tailored to You
    We've thought about the details so you don't have to. With return flights from the UK, first-class transport and local guides, tips and gratuities all included.
  • World-Class Hotels
    Each luxurious hotel has been hand-selected by our experts for their character and location, and to ensure every night is one of complete opulence.

Extraordinary Experiences

We have created a series of unique and exclusive experiences that will make your time in New Zealand truly unforgettable.
Our Scenic Enrich experiences are all-inclusive and exclusive, having been carefully curated to take you behind the scenes for encounters that are simply inaccessible to the ordinary traveller, while still being included in the price you pay. Our Scenic Freechoice daily excursions will enable you to explore charming towns frequented by friendly locals, dramatic mountain ranges, ethereal glaciers and dynamic cultures, all of which make New Zealand an otherworldly destination.

Here is a small selection of Scenic Enrich and Scenic Freechoice excursions that you could experience with us in New Zealand:

Scenic Enrich

  • Immerse yourself in Māori culture at the mighty Tāne Mahuta kauri tree in Waipoua Forest, where you can listen to your local Māori guide tell you stories about the ‘Lord of the Forest’. 
  • Discover the beauty of Cape Reinga as you wander out to the lighthouse and drive along the beach. Where two oceans collide and Māori spirits are thought to begin their final journey.
  • Meet the makers at a special wine-tasting and dinner at the award-winning Mission Estate Winery.
  • Be entertained by an authentic Māori cultural performance inside the beautifully carved meeting house at Waitangi Treaty Grounds.
  • Experience a special screening of Ata Whenua – Shadowland as you see the majestic Fiordland from a unique perspective. Allow this short movie to take you on an unforgettable journey through the wilderness. 

Scenic Freechoice

  • Experience all that the Bay of Islands has to offer with our Taste of Bay tour, where your local guide will talk you through Cotton Hill Vineyard, Makana Chocolate Factory, Manuka Honey and Haruru Falls.
  • Take a guided tour through Larnach Castle or take a half-day cruise to discover the beauty of the Otago Peninsula, where the only mainland nesting site of the Northern Royal Albatross can be found.
  • Take to the waters around Waiheke Island in the Hauraki Gulf of New Zealand for a tour of the island’s natural history and culture. See beautiful coastal vistas, pass sun-drenched vineyards and see endless sandy beaches.
  • Sail on board an authentic America’s Cup yacht around Auckland Harbour.
  • Experience a stunning Marlborough Sounds Seafood Odyssea Cruise featuring Regal salmon, Cloudy Bay clams and Greenshell mussels with Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc for the definitive wine/food match.
  • Gain a thorough understanding of New Zealand’s agricultural industry in Rotorua as you visit the best sheep show in the country, giving you an insight into the techniques kiwis are famed for.

World Class Hotels & Special Stays

In New Zealand, you can look forward to accommodation that warmly welcomes you, mirroring everything that makes the country beautiful while your primary destination is right outside your door.
You will stay in remarkable properties that have been specially picked because they offer a unique experience that balances luxury, location and first-class facilities. We can safely say there’s nothing ordinary about any of these hotels. What’s more, all of our Special Stays are included in your itinerary.
  • Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour
    Nestled snugly between the Viaduct Harbour and Wynyard Quarter, it is easy to see that the waterfront and New Zealand’s iconic landscape have inspired the aesthetic that can be found in this luxurious hotel.
  • Te Waonui Forest Retreat - Franz Josef
    Surrounded by serene natural bush, the Te Waonui Forest Retreat has been specially commissioned to provide guests with an environmentally safe habitat that maximises their wellbeing, alongside a rural ambience and first-class service.
  • Hermitage Hotel - Mount Cook
    Located in the postcard-worthy Aoraki Mount Cook Alpine Village, this hotel features panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and snow-capped peaks.

Stopovers

Break up your long-haul flight, and enhance your journey by including a two-night stopover from only £180 per person. Stay in great, centrally located hotels, allowing you the luxury of free time to explore the destination of your choice. Choose from one of eight exciting destinations. From Dubai beach breaks to Hong Kong city jaunts, you’ll find plenty to choose from.
  • The Outpost, Sentosa Island
    • Breakfast • Return airport transfers • Scenic Freechoice available 2-night stay from £390pp / 3-night stay from £555pp
  • Park Royal, Singapore
    • Breakfast • Return airport transfers • Scenic Freechoice available 2-night stay from £425pp / 3-night stay from £575pp
  • Fairmont, Singapore
    • Breakfast • Return airport transfers 2-night stay from £330pp / 3-night stay from £465pp
  • Swissôtel The Stamford, Singapore
    • Breakfast • Return airport transfers 2-night stay from £310pp / 3-night stay from £440pp
  • Sofitel Jumeirah Beach, Dubai
    • Breakfast • Return airport transfers 2-night stay from £515pp / 3-night stay from £780pp
  • Hotel Sofitel Dubai Downtown
    • Classic room with breakfast • Return airport transfers 2-night stay from £555pp / 3-night stay from £840pp
  • Sheraton, Abu Dhabi
    • Breakfast • Return airport transfers • Scenic Freechoice available 2-night stay from £590pp / 3-night stay from £900pp
  • Banyan Tree, Bangkok
    • Classic room with breakfast • Return airport transfers 2-night stay from £250pp / 3-night stay from £350pp
  • Siam Kempinski, Bangkok
    • Classic room with breakfast • Return airport transfers 2-night stay from £440pp / 3-night stay from £610pp
  • Sofitel Sukhumvit, Bangkok
    • Superior room with breakfast • Return airport transfers 2-night stay from £220pp / 3-night stay from £305pp
  • The Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok
    • Breakfast • Return airport transfers 2-night stay from £195pp / 3-night stay from £250pp
  • Mövenpick Siam Hotel, North Pattaya
    • Breakfast • Return airport transfers 2-night stay from £180pp / 3-night stay from £245pp
  • Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villa, Hua Hin
    • Breakfast • Return airport transfers 2-night stay from £230pp / 3-night stay from £320pp
  • Cordis at Langham Place, Hong Kong
    • Breakfast • Return airport transfers 2-night stay from £390pp / 3-night stay from £540pp
  • The Langham, Hong Kong
    • Breakfast • Return airport transfers 2-night stay from £450pp / 3-night stay from £640pp
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Travel tailored to you

When you travel with Scenic you can be confident that we’ll go further to ensure that every aspect of your journey has been carefully considered. It’s about going a degree beyond to ensure that your trip is a truly carefree experience.
Airlines you can count on
Flexibility and choice is key when it comes to travel arrangements, which is why we offer a choice of flights through a range of established airlines. We only use the best airlines to ensure your journey is stress-free. Departing from a number of UK airports, we aim to provide a seamless journey that is one of complete luxury and comfort.

The personal touch
We’ll personally greet you at the airport and arrange your transport to your hotel. And, at the end of your journey, we’ll transfer you to your airport.

Travel in style
Whether you’re travelling by road, boat or rail, your transport will be in First Class or luxury standard. That includes special luxury coaches. Likewise, no effort has been spared to ensure the best possible touring options, no matter where in the region you happen to be travelling.


Local knowledge
We use knowledgeable local guides and Tour Directors as we firmly believe that nobody knows a location as well as someone who’s lived there. So, not only can you expect to be taken to the must-see attractions, you’ll also be treated to the little-known gems and delightful backstreets that only a native would know.

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Your guide to New Zealand

With its illustrious waterfront skyline, Auckland is a far cry from the wild natural wonders which stretch beyond the city’s limits.
Spanning a land mass between two harbours, New Zealand’s undisputed second city offers urban bustle amid the untamed beauty of the country’s North Island — making it a dream destination for those with a penchant for arts, shopping and culture.
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