New Zealand

Destination Guide

Whether it's spending a gap year in New Zealand, or setting off on a backpacking mission, this place has it all. From ticking off crazy activities from your bucketlist (like jumping out of a plane), to living in an Instagram dream, you're guaranteed to have the time of your life. If you're looking to make new friends on an adventure-filled tour or are looking to apply for a great value working holiday visa, you've come to the right place. We'll have you living the Kiwi dream in no time!

New Zealand Fast Facts

Languages Spoken

English, although natives will speak Māori. Kia Ora!

Currency

New Zealand dollars ($). $1 is approximately R9,00.

Time Zone

During daylight savings time: UTC+13. Outside of this: UTC+12. New Zealand is 10 hours ahead of Johannesburg.

REASONS TO FLY QANTAS

  • Book now, pay later
  • Secure your flight for R1,000
  • One of the worlds most experienced airlines & named world’s safest airline by AirlineRatings.com
  • Direct flights to Sydney, Australia & to 60 destinations in Australia 
  • Allow for same day booking changes if an error was made on your part
  • 30kg checked baggage allowance on international Economy flights
  • Flexibility to book return flights only later in your trip
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NEW ZEALAND BEST OF THE NORTH

FR. R8,975SAVE R2,245

7 Days l 5 Cities
This quick trip across the North Island jams as many thrills as permissible by law into seven electrifying, activity-packed days. Sea kayak, learn to surf New Zealand's world-famous waves, experience Maori culture directly from the Maori themselves, and much more, all in a breezy week that always feels full and never hurried.

Includes 6 nights accommodation, selected meals, most activities and transportation!

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SOUTH ISLAND ENCOMPASSED

FR. R22,670SAVE R5,669

16 Days l 10 Cities
Looking to tackle a bundle of different environments all in one go? New Zealand’s South Island has what you need and then some. Action is the common thread throughout this trip that incorporates hiking, cycling, and even bungee jumping across a variety of landscapes, including rainforests, glaciers, and some of the most gorgeous coastline you’ll ever see. This trip is exciting even when you’re not moving; accommodations include a seasonal floating boat hostel and a wilderness hostel deep in the rainforest itself. Unique? You bet.

Includes accommodation, most meals, most activties and transportation!

9000ft Tandem Skydive
Harnessed to an experienced jumpmaster, expect sensory overload as you step out that aircraft door at 9000ft and for some 60 seconds plummet towards the ground @200kph. Achievement doesnt come sweeter! 
FROM: R2,925
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Auckland Bridge Climb
Climb this historic bridge for a pretty wicked view of the city along with a fully-guided tour. This unforgettable adventure takes climbers under, around, up and over the Auckland Harbour Bridge. Last of its kind to be built in the world, custom engineered walkways provide a safe and enjoyable experience as you walk over water showcasing the incredible sights, sounds and activity of Auckland. Enjoy the most magnificent views of Auckland from the summit!
FROM R1,235
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Hobbiton Movie Set Tour
Discover the real Middle-earth on the most picturesque private farmland near Matamata in the North Island of New Zealand, where you can visit the Hobbiton Movie Set from The Lord of the Rings film trilogy in a fascinating two-hour guided tour. The set has been rebuilt permanently for filming of The Hobbit and features hobbit holes, The Green Dragon Inn, The Mill, double arched bridge and other structures and gardens built for the films. 
FROM R1,175
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