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Bespoke Guided and Self-Drive Tours of New Zealand

Welcome to The Road Trip – We specialise in bespoke, private tours of New Zealand, the unspoilt ‘Paradise on Earth’ that offers an incredible diversity of attractions, from breathtaking scenery and traditional Maori culture to skydiving and kayaking – the choice is yours. All our custom tours are private and exclusive to your group only, meaning that this is your tour, done your way.

Now Proudly Operating In Australia

Also looking to combine your NZ Adventure with a bespoke tour of Australia?

The Road Trip Australia

For our Australian bespoke tours please click here

Luxury Lodge Escapes

We think it’s high time you indulged in a weekend getaway at one of New Zealand’s finest luxury lodges. We’ve partnered with some stunning properties around the country to bring you some very special deals, so why not support local, explore your backyard and take advantage of these great offers from the luxury lodges listed below? You deserve it! Check out some great getaway deals here.

While we offer a selection of sample tours to whet your appetite, our bespoke New Zealand road trips are tailored to your specific requests and we can create a once in a lifetime exclusive experience that is unique to you and your party. Have a browse through our site, read some of our client testimonials and if you have any question don’t hesitate to get in touch via the contact form.

The service that we provide is a private luxury tour service, not a large group tour. Other than our friendly tour staff you will not be sharing your tour with anyone outside of your own party so you can rest assured that this is your tour and we’ll do exactly what you want to make it your perfect trip.

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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 to help regenerate native forests near Fiordland, 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.

Want to help out The Road Trip’s good friend?

We encourage you to donate to Kea Conservation Trust, who work tirelessly to help the struggling populations of the world’s only mountain parrot – the beautiful NZ native Kea!

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 that allows you to create the itinerary that you’ve always dreamed of!

New Zealand has a spectacular, breathtaking landscape that encompasses national parks, beautiful beaches and coastlines, rivers, lakes, volcanoes, caves, fiords, mountains and forests, what more could you want? 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 to fit all the tourist sites into on your trip, or whether you want to really take your time over the tour and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of New Zealand whilst avoiding the tourist traps, we will be able to cater to your requirements.

Our staff at The Road Trip are all experts in the area and strive to guide you to the most scenic spots along the tour at all times and offer you all of their knowledge about the area so that you can really immerse yourself in the country and its culture.

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