See our great selection of multi-day bus and coach tours we offer in New Zealand for our "young at heart" seniors

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This is our ultimate South Island tour, 2 weeks to see the best sights. We start from Tauranga, driving to Wellington, then ferry to Picton and train to Kaikoura. Go Whale watching by plane and then onto Christchurch. Ride the Tranz Alpine train to Greymouth, drive the West Coast through to Franz Josef and Haast. Queenstown, Walter Peak Station, Te Anau, Milford Sound cruise, Gore, Dunedin, Oamaru, Mt Cook and ending in Christchurch (2 options)

Explore more of the West Coast and the North of the South Island on our new 6 day tour. Starting in Christchurch we explore the city and also visit Akaroa. Then by train or coach across Arthurs Pass to Greymouth to experience this remote region. Travelling north up the coast and then inland through the Buller Gorge we have two days in Nelson, exploring Kaiteriteri, Mapua and the area before flying back to home from Nelson.

This short getaway packs a lot of wonderful sights into three days. Travel the North Island Main Trunk Line from Hamilton to Wellington from the comfort of the Northern Explorer train. Plus sightseeing in Wellington, including a guided tour of the Te Papa museum, a Weta Workshop tour and the iconic Cable Car. Two night stay  in our Wellington 4 star harbouside hotel gives us plenty of time to see the sights before we fly back home.

Enjoy some southern hospitality as we venture to the very bottom of the South Island. First we visit Dunedin – ‘The Edinburgh of the South’ before we travel to Invercargill via the dramatic coastline of The Catlins. All this before we even start the highlight of the tour and cross Foveaux Strait to Stewart Island. On the island we will immerse ourselves in the scenery, fresh food and wonderful local charm. This is a tour not to miss!

Fancy a nice short late summer break, then join our 2 day trip, riding the Northern Explorer train from Hamilton to National Park for an overnight stay at one of New Zealand's iconic hotels, The Chateau Tongariro. Enjoy dinner together in the elegant Ruapehu Room, the hotel's signature restaurant. After a full breakfast the next day we travel up the mountain to ride the Sky Waka Gondola 1.8kms up to the Knoll Ridge Chalet, for a lunch of choice (your cost) 2020m above sea level. We then return to board our train north to Hamilton and the coach back to Tauranga. Also suitable for Auckland & Hamilton residents.

A world away from Auckland, yet just 30 mins by air, is Great Barrier Island – a unique and less visited part of New Zealand. Join us as we spend 4 nights on the island, getting to know the locals and enjoying the un-spoilt scenery. The island is teeming with birdlife and covered in native bush and our local guide will give us a real insight to island life. Come with us on this once-in-a-lifetime getaway, you may never want to leave though!

Escape to Waiheke Island after a few days exploring Auckland City, what a contrast and just a short ferry ride apart.

See Auckland first, do some shopping or explore the Auckland Museum. We head west to Muriwai to see the Gannet colony and visit a hidden central city garden. We take the ferry to Waiheke Island, where we can explore the delights the island has to offer, plus plenty of time to relax island style. Let us show you these two contrasting destinations on our Island Escape.

Join us on this new extended 7 day, 6 night adventure to Northland – an interesting region full of history, culture and amazing scenery. We explore all the way to the top of New Zealand, Cape Reinga, travel along 90 Mile Beach. Visit Waitangi, Kerikeri, Russell, Tane Mahuta, the famous Kawakawa toilets and more. With 2 day stays in Paihia, Taipa and Omapere, time to relax as well as all the sights. Now includes cruise to Hole in the Rock.

A reversed version of the popular BOI & Northland tour. Visit this interesting region full of history, culture and amazing scenery as we explore all the way to the top of New Zealand. See Cape Reinga, travel along 90 Mile Beach, visit Waitangi Treaty Grounds, Kerikeri, Russell and more. With 1 night in Omapere, 2 nights in Taipa and 3 nights in Paihia, we have time to relax and see all the  sights including a cruise to the Hole in the Rock.

Hit the Pacific Coast Highway with us and enjoy a relaxing 6 days exploring the untouched East Coast region.  See stunning coastlines, rugged bush and sweeping beaches as we get to know this very unique area of the country. We will stay at 3 coastal locations offering great views, plus 2 nights in Gisborne, with plenty of time to enjoy some great local activities along the way. Join us on this extraordinary trip around the East Cape to Gisborne.

From towering kauri forests, to the pohutukawa lined beaches, escape with us to explore the Coromandel Peninsula – an area full of scenic delights and fascinating history. On our 5 day tour we traverse the peninsula, and explore some of the ‘off the beaten’ path areas. Overnight stays in Coromandel and Whitianga (2 nights in each) means we have a great base for our adventures.

Experience a Christmas like no other as we relax and unwind island style. Let us take the hassle out of the festive period, beginning with two nights in Auckland for sights and a dinner atop the Sky Tower. Then its off for a relaxing four days on Waiheke Island, where we explore all the delights the island has to offer, and of course spend Christmas in wonderful company enjoying a lovely Christmas day feast. 

We are planning a great new experience to showcase the best of the Wairarapa and Hawkes Bay regions.  We fly in to Wellington for our first night, staying at a harbour side hotel and then depart for 2 nights in the Wairarapa and onwards for 2 more nights in Hawkes Bay. We then return to Tauranga by road on day six stopping at Taupo on the way. More details to be added soon.

We have been able to secure flights and accommodation for a much in demand destination.  Fly with us from Auckland direct to the Chatham Islands.

We have 7 days of interesting and fun things planned when we arrive plus plenty of time to relax in this very unique location.

We have 3 room options, single room but with shared facilities - $4600pp, Twin Share en-suite $4850pp, or Sea View superior twin share with en-suite at $5200pp

Places will sell out fast so please contact us for details and to reserve your seat.

For full details of any tour just click on the tour name, image or price info text.

Hinterland Tours

PO Box 4678 Mount Maunganui South

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117 Newton Street Mount Maunganui

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