New Zealand Tours

New Zealand Tours with StudentUniverse

New Zealand is a dream destination for any traveller, but especially backpackers: two islands of incredible natural sights, adventure and extreme activities, modern cities, and landscapes so epic you’ll think you’re starring in your own fantasy movie. New Zealand tours are the best way to make the most of this astounding country: you can choose a tour perfect for your interests, ensure you don’t miss anything along the way, and experience it alongside like-minded travellers. Whether you’re hiking the Fox and Franz Josef glaciers, skydiving over Queenstown, or sipping coffee in effortlessly cool Wellington, visit New Zealand you’re bound to never want to leave.

Why Travel New Zealand with StudentUniverse

  • We have close partnerships with multiple experienced New Zealand tour providers, including Topdeck Travel, Intrepid, Contiki, G Adventures, Geckos, and more. This allows us to offer the cheapest student trips, to New Zealand that are complete, totally unique, and guaranteed to blow your mind.
  • Our team of dedicated travel consultants are experts on all our New Zealand tours (in fact, most of them have been), meaning you can ask questions and discuss your chosen tour in detail, and easily make it part of a longer trip if required.
  • Although group sizes vary depending on which tours of New Zealand you choose, they are generally kept small, allowing you to experience these iconic destinations without always being part of a crowd, while also giving you the chance to make friends as you travel.

Types of New Zealand Tours

YOLO Tours

You only live once! If you don’t want to miss out on the coolest experiences New Zealand has to offer, our YOLO tours take you to some of the best places, sights, and events on either North or South Island, often giving you the freedom to pick your route and where you stay, for trips you’re guaranteed never to forget!

Active Tours

If you can’t think of anything more boring than spending a holiday sprawled on a beach, an active tour of New Zealand is probably right up your street. You’ll spend the time in any number of exciting New Zealand destinations, hiking across hulking glaciers, kayaking across picture-postcard Milford sound, or discovering the wildlife and jaw-dropping natural wonders of Tongariro National Park. Bring your best walking boots!

Discovery Adventures

New Zealand is home to some of the most jaw-dropping natural and cultural sites in the world, and these tours pack in as many as you can handle within a given area. More than simple holidays to New Zealand, Discovery Adventures give you the chance to engage with the country’s heritage and history, all while having an unforgettable adventure.

National Geographic Journeys

Curated by National Geographic, these tours take you to the very best of New Zealand’s wonders, offering an unabashed celebration of why this beautiful and varied country is one of the most popular in the world for student travellers.

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New Zealand Tour Package FAQs

Travellers arrive for tours in New Zealand from all over the world, so it’s not usually possible to include airfare in the price. We do sometimes offer special flight and tour packages

It’s extremely difficult to join a tour after it has begun. It is possible to leave a tour early, but you will be responsible for your own arrangements from the moment you have left. Leaving a tour early or joining late would also leave you responsible for all associated costs. If you think this might be necessary please make this clear before you book a tour.

You don’t need to be a verified student to book a tour, but most of our tours are designed with young people (18 to 30-year-olds) in mind.

Yes, in most cases we can book additional accommodation at our starting or ending hotels. The cost will vary depending on destination and time of year. If we can’t provide you with extra nights we’ll offer the name of a hotel you can contact directly. Please note: extra accommodation must be booked over 30 days before departure.

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