Welcome To Our World - Real New Zealand Tours.
We are local, "Kiwi" - Christchurch based, not Boston or London!
Travellers departing home after May 15, 2020 - we will be able to suggest the best course of action based on current information specific to New Zealand. As your travel dates draw nearer (e.g. 60 days prior to departure) please do stay in close regular contact with us.
For anyone wishing to travel late 2020 and 2021 - our team can and will offer to you a lot of flexibility for those interested in booking their exciting travel now - our Kiwi trip specialists can advise you on the best path forward. Our first priority always, is your health and safety. And then, as soon as possible, we want to get back to the business of hosting visitors showing off our famous Kiwi hospitality - of warmth and friendliness! When times are challenging, the help, advice of a local Travel Specialist makes all the difference, allowing you to travel with peace of mind safely and in confidence knowing you are in the most capable of hands.
We are here for you, when we can be of help anytime:
Contact us 7 days per week via email or phone -
FREE CALL USA phone +1 (707) 702 1057 (reaches our Christchurch office)
WhatsApp: +64 21 177 9526
Clients kind comment -
"It was great to have someone in New Zealand available by phone 24/7 whenever needed during our trip.
Owner Geoff kindly responded quickly to all inquiries before and during our travel."
Barbara and Kim from Chicago, USA - March 2019.
News flash - within 6 months we will offer E.V. rental vehicles for self-drive trips (100% electric)
Travelling to New Zealand — New e Visa Requirements
From 1 October 2019, some visitors and transit passengers must have an Electronic Travel Authority and pay an International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy before travelling to NZ.
Before you travel to New Zealand, please check if you need an New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA).
Further information here -
All clients are solely responsible for making sure that they meet the correct immigration requirements to enter New Zealand.
Please note: We can call you to help at ANYTIME to suit USA TIMES ZONES (or any other time zones)
We promise -
Bespoke customised itineraries (fully inclusive) prepared by New Zealand based travel specialists who know what the guidebooks don't. We specialise only in New Zealand touring, try us - you'll like us!
- We offer Self-drive (rental car) and Private driver trips (fully guided). With Self-drive, you enjoy the freedom, flexibility, independence and importantly you set your own pace each day.
- We can help with International flights and Travel Insurance.
- We are proud to be accredited by Tourism New Zealand as a 100% Pure New Zealand Travel Specialist.
- We are also Qualmark accredited, Tourism New Zealand’s official quality assurance organisation, providing a trusted guide to quality travel experiences.
- Immerse yourself into our truly unique local culture - our people, our places - Real New Zealand Tours specialises in handcrafted travel with personalised bespoke customised itineraries to ensure you have a truly unique and authentic experience.
- We would also like to mention we have many highly satisfied visitors who have travelled with us - you can see our very positive 5-star trip reviews - www.realnewzealandtours.com/Testimonials/
We believe our point of difference is -
- Personalisation - we do it best because we care.
- We include 24 hour 7 days per week free-phone helpline support while you are in New Zealand and owner Geoff's personal mobile number.
- We also include a personal airport meet and greet service on arrival with a private transfer to your first night's accommodation.
- Our 5 Star trip reviews make us one of the world's best boutique travel specialists; try us - you'll like us!
- We are 100% "Kiwi" owned and operated, New Zealand based (not offshore) and specialise only in New Zealand touring. We create customised, bespoke itineraries quick as a flash - especially just for you.
- When you visit Christchurch (South Island) if you would like to - Geoff will personally spend half a day with you - complimentary sightseeing (no charge) to show off to you our beautiful local "Garden City" - beaches and Lyttelton harbour sights, it would be our pleasure.
- For lunch or evening dining when in Christchurch, we highly recommend the brand new Farmers Market or Little High Eatery, Castros or the more formal lovely Curators House restaurant located in our beautiful Botanical gardens beside the tranquil Avon river, this link refers: - www.curatorshouse.co.nz/gallery/
Get inspired -
- Our promise to you is that every day will be an exciting new journey. We do not make promises we cannot keep! - you will not be disappointed.
- Wake up in paradise, meet friendly locals, and enjoy majestic landscapes. All you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy your dream vacation.
- Immerse yourself into our unique culture, heritage, nature and wildlife. Whatever the occasion, Real New Zealand Tours will make it happen for you!
All our itineraries offer exciting authentic options -
- Visit places where the locals go.
- Visit our many beautiful National parks, World Heritage sites, and traditional Kiwi sheep farms. You will have the opportunity to see majestic mountains snow-capped, even in summer! View and explore awesome glaciers, ancient rain forests, pristine lakes and rivers, remote golden sandy beaches, and active volcanoes.
- Unique Maori Cultural evening experience, Honeymoon packages, world-famous Lord of the Rings film location tours, including visits to Sir Peter Jackson's magical Hobbiton village, Matamata and Weta workshops in Wellington.
- Visit our famous award-winning wineries, experience "Soul Journeys" Queenstown, a world-class Wellness retreat. Experience our many thrilling adventure activities. Explore unique attractions like Penguin Watch, and so much more!
Eight reasons why to book your New Zealand trip with Real New Zealand Tours -
- Our Kiwi team have over 28 years of New Zealand tourism industry experience and will personally help you plan your itinerary to ensure you have your best trip ever!
- We are 100% Kiwi owned, locally based, we know real New Zealand best! - you will not be disappointed
- You will travel each day in superb luxury and comfort in a modern spacious air-conditioned vehicle
- We Kiwis are very proud of our unique and fascinating Maori culture, so we will share it intimately with you
- We have rich tales to share, of our history, our legends and our future. Immerse yourself in Real New Zealand
- We donate funds to a non-profit project for Penguin Conservation, managed by Dr Chris Challies; a world-leading authority on Penguins. When booking your trip with Real New Zealand Tours you are actively supporting this wonderful project, so thank you!
- Real New Zealand Tours is 100% focused on making a positive impact on our pristine environment, our multi-cultural society and our vibrant economy. We support the New Zealand Tourism Sustainability Commitment
- Also, by our support of the Tiaki Promise - to care for New Zealand, we are making a commitment to act as a guardian of our land - to protect and preserve New Zealand now and for future generations