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The Road Trip has been offering privately guided and self-drive tours of Aotearoa/New Zealand since 2013. We go everywhere in New Zealand and cater to your travel style, whether it be a slow paced nature trip for 2, an adventurous holiday with friends or that family trip you’ve always wanted to take! Grab a guide (or drive yourself), stay in 5 star hotels (or 4 star motels), enjoy a spot of paragliding (or watch from your hotel balcony) and tick off a great Aotearoa Adventure from your bucket list!

We’ve got all the hot tips on what to see and do and love to custom design dream holidays that include only the most incredible experiences on offer in this beautiful country!

Aotearoa Mini Breaks

After a brief but spectacular escape? We’ve partnered with some stunning lodges and experience providers around Aotearoa to bring you some excellent deals. This is a chance to experience the luxury that you deserve! Check out our Aotearoa Mini Breaks page for travel inspiration!

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Thousands of Happy Adventurers

"Our guide, Alex, was absolutely top-notch: funny, knowledgeable, prompt, easy to reach and enthusiastic. We adored every element that The Road Trip planned for us...especially the Farmstay and the Whitewater Rafting."

Ryan Lindsay
Houston, Texas
"The entire Road Trip team - Chris, Alex, Janelle, Amy & Nick - great job you have done, in making our trip memorable. Every bit of our vacation was thoroughly enjoyable - thanks to your planning & support."

Diwakar AS
Chennai, India
"I can't praise The Road Trip enough! From the minute we enquired about the trip we were in regular contact with the company and our guide. Thanks to the entire team at The Road Trip for our wonderful experience!"

Shelley Jordan
Ilkley, West Yorkshire

For More Excellent Reviews, Check out our Client Testimonials Page


We Believe in Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Tourism

We have great respect for this beautiful land which we are privileged to show off to clients from all around the world. That’s why we’re planting trees with the help of Trees That Count to help regenerate native forests, to provide habitat for native birds, clean our waterways and ensure we offset the impact of the emissions from our clients and guides’ flights and from our tour vehicles. We believe in sustainable tourism and want to do our bit to keep Aotearoa/New Zealand beautiful forever.

New Zealand is precious, and everyone who lives and travels here has a responsibility to look after it. The Tiaki promise is a commitment to care for New Zealand, for now and for future generations. By following the Tiaki promise, we are making a commitment to New Zealand. To act as a guardian, protecting and preserving our home. Nau Mai, Haere Mai Ki Aotearoa, Welcome to New Zealand. For more information on the tiaki promise, click here.

Drive Yourself or Let Us Guide You

At The Road Trip we understand that a tour around New Zealand is a once in a lifetime trip for most people. We aim to make sure that your trip is everything that you want it to be by offering a uniquely personal, flexible service which allows you to create the itinerary that you’ve always dreamed of!

New Zealand is a diverse country with all sorts of breathtaking landscapes which include fjords, glaciers, beautiful beaches and coastlines, rivers, bright blue lakes, volcanoes, limestone caves, mountains and temperate rainforests. The huge variety in the ecological and geological landscape of the country has made it known for its stunning natural beauty.

Whether you only have a limited number of days and want to see the most famous sites, or you want to really take your time and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of New Zealand whilst avoiding the tourist traps, we will be able to cater to your requirements.

The Road Trip tour guides are all experts in New Zealand and will guide you to the most incredible places while sharing their immense knowledge so that you can really immerse yourself in the country and its culture.

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