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New Zealand Bucket List Travel Ideas


  • Mitre Peak at Milford Sound

Why is New Zealand considered a top bucket list destination?

New Zealand is a top bucket list trip for many people.  A beautiful country, that includes breathtaking mountains, glaciers and fjords, raging rivers; sweeping countrysides, active volcanoes natural wonders; plenty of sheep, world class fishing, vineyards  and is rich with  Maori culture. Adventure seekers, hikers, foodies,sailors, wine lovers and those wanting to see  diverse wildlife, including Kiwi birds and the mighty Albatross all seek out New Zealand. 

New Zealand is a place you can enjoy a locally grown and produced glass of wine, while eating seafood fresh from the ocean; after a bungy jump or getting stuck in a sheep traffic jam. New Zealand offers some iconic rail experiences and a stunningly beautiful ferry ride between the North and South islands. The cities are urban and offer world class dining and museums.  New Zealand is a place everyone can visit and has something really special to offer everyone. 

What are the top bucket list activities on a New Zealand vacation?

Both of New Zealand's islands offer amazing experiences for the bucket list traveler.  From Dunedin, see the southern lights “Aurora Australis” where the lights dance in the sky and water making for fantastic viewing. Stop by  the Kawarau Suspension bridge and try bungee jumping, this thrill is certainly one for the bucket list!  If you are not up for a jump, it is certainly fun to watch and the gorge below the jump is beautiful. No trip to New Zealand would  be complete without a cruise acoss the Mildford Sound . Visit a vineyard for some local wine or explore modern Auckland. 

 

Bucket List Travel Ideas

  • Ultimate New Zealand: Auckland, Hawkes Bay, Queenstown

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Embark on a journey through the scenic attractions of diverse New Zealand, staying at some of the most luxurious accommodation available in Auckland, Hawkes Bay and Queenstown. Participate as one of the crew on an authentic America's yacht in Auckland, experience one of New Zealand's best wine regions, fly over the snow capped Southern Alps and cruise magnificent Milford Sound.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 7,443
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Luxury and Beyond, Private Experiences, Stays of Distinction, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Ultimate Downunder: Auckland, Queenstown, Sydney, Great Barrier Reef

    DELUXE | PRIVATE GUIDED: On this incredible voyage exploring New Zealand and Australia, relax as you fly to breathtaking Milford Sound, sail iconic Sydney Harbour and unwind in the paradise that is Hayman Island, all while overnighting in world-class accommodations.
    Duration:
    12 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 6,607
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Luxury and Beyond, Multi Country Vacation Ideas, Private Experiences, Small Group Touring, Stays of Distinction, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Waltzing Matilda: Holiday of a Lifetime

    FIRST-CLASS | ESCORTED COACH TOUR: Embark on an unforgettable journey across Australia and New Zealand with the Waltzing Matilda Holiday of a Lifetime. As one of Goway’s premier tours, Waltzing Matilda showcases the icons of two remarkable nations, taking you from the harbour of Auckland to the Outback and Uluru/Ayers Rock to the Great Barrier Reef and includes the cosmopolitan cities of Melbourne and Sydney.
    Duration:
    20 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 9,199
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Escorted Coach Touring, Holidays of a Lifetime, Multi Country Vacation Ideas
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  • Best of New Zealand: Holiday of a Lifetime

    Take in the wonders of New Zealand on this Holiday of a Lifetime. Passing north to south, you’ll explore the cities of Auckland, Queenstown, and Christchurch, marvel at natural wonders in Rotorua and Milford Sound, and enjoy the incomparable hospitality and beauty of this South Pacific nation.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,049
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Escorted Coach Touring, Holidays of a Lifetime, Single Friendly
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  • New Zealand Wonderland: Premier Escorted Luxury Vacation

    By travelling around the North and South Islands of New Zealand onboard a comfortable coach, you’ll get to know the truly unique and stunning landscapes of this natural wonderland.
    Duration:
    17 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 6,663
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Escorted Coach Touring, Single Friendly
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