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2016-2017 season

Experience Tours

The North Island Experience (10 days / 9 nights)

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AUCKLAND - Sunday a.m.
WELLINGTON - Tuesday a.m.
October 9, 2016
October 18, 2016
November 20, 2016
November 29, 2016
January 15, 2017
January 24, 2017
February 5, 2017
February 14, 2017
March 3, 2017 (Friday a.m.) March 12, 2017 (Sunday a.m.)
Tour Price* NZ $8,090
Single Supplement NZ $1,580
* Price is per person, double occupancy. Single supplement is additional, for single occupancy. Exchange rates are advantageous for many countries right now. For indicative pricing in your currency, click on this currency converter or contact your bank. See Notes below for inclusions.

The South Island Experience (14 days / 13 nights)

Start Finish
WELLINGTON - Monday p.m. QUEENSTOWN - Sunday a.m.
October 17, 2016 October 30, 2016
November 28, 2016
December 11, 2016
January 23, 2017
February 5, 2017
February 13, 2017 February 26, 2017
March 11, 2017 (Saturday a.m.) March 24, 2017 (Friday a.m.)
Tour Price* NZ $11,890
Single Supplement NZ $2,670
* Price is per person, double occupancy. Single supplement is additional, for single occupancy. Exchange rates are advantageous for many countries right now. For indicative pricing in your currency, click on this currency converter or contact your bank. See Notes below for inclusions.

The New Zealand Experience (22 days / 21 nights)

Start
Finish
AUCKLAND - Sunday a.m. QUEENSTOWN - Sunday a.m
October 9, 2016
October 30, 2016
November 20, 2016
December 11, 2016
January 15, 2017
February 5, 2017
February 5, 2017
February 26, 2017
March 3, 2017 (Friday a.m.) March 24, 2017 (Friday a.m.)
Tour Price* NZ $ 18,150
Single Supplement NZ $4,050
* Price is per person, double occupancy. Single supplement is additional, for single occupancy. Exchange rates are advantageous for many countries right now. For indicative pricing in your currency, click on this currency converter or contact your bank. See Notes below for inclusions.

The New Zealand Sampler (15 days / 14 nights)

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AUCKLAND - Sunday a.m. QUEENSTOWN - Sunday a.m
November 6, 2016
November 20, 2016
January 22, 2017 February 5, 2017
February 19, 2017 March 5, 2017
March 12, 2017
March 26, 2017
Tour Price* NZ $13,370
Single Supplement NZ $2,540
* Price is per person, double occupancy. Single supplement is additional, for single occupancy. Exchange rates are advantageous for many countries right now. For indicative pricing in your currency, click on this currency converter or contact your bank. See Notes below for inclusions.

The South Island Sampler (9 days / 8 nights)

Start Finish
CHRISTCHURCH - Saturday p.m. QUEENSTOWN - Sunday a.m
November 12, 2016 November 20, 2016
January 28, 2017 February 5, 2017
February 25, 2017 March 5, 2017
March 18, 2017
March 26, 2017
April 1, 2017  April 9, 2017
Tour Price* NZ $8,140
Single Supplement NZ $1,530
* Price is per person, double occupancy. Single supplement is additional, for single occupancy. Exchange rates are advantageous for many countries right now. For indicative pricing in your currency, click on this currency converter or contact your bank. See Notes below for inclusions.

The Wild South Experience (21 days / 20 nights)

Start Finish
DUNEDIN - Sunday a.m.
NELSON - Saturday a.m.
February 12, 2017
March 4, 2017
Tour Price* NZ $19,060
Single Supplement NZ $4,320
* Price is per person, double occupancy. Single supplement is additional, for single occupancy. Exchange rates are advantageous for many countries right now. For indicative pricing in your currency, click on this currency converter or contact your bank. See Notes below for inclusions.

Self-drive Tours


TOUR
CLASSIC STAYS:
Low Season Price*
PREMIER STAYS:
Low Season Price* 
CLASSIC STAYS:
High Season Price* 
PREMIER STAYS:
High Season Price*
Heritage (NI 14 days)
NZ $ 2,760   NZ $ 3,775  NZ $ 3,405 NZ $ 4,210
Southern Alps ( South Island 9 days) +
 NZ $ 2,410 NZ $ 3,190   NZ $ 2,925 NZ $ 3,705
Coastal Explorer (SI 11 days)
 NZ $ 2,540  NZ $ 3,315  NZ $ 3,100 NZ $ 3,875
Southern Traverse (SI 15 days) +
 NZ $ 3,360  NZ $ 4,370  NZ $ 4,485 NZ $ 5,650
Great Southern Loop (SI 20 days) +
 NZ $ 4,625  NZ $ 5,740 NZ $ 5,745  NZ $ 7,350
New Zealand Highlights (NZ 11 days)
 NZ $ 2,525  NZ $ 3,325  NZ $ 3,155 NZ $ 4,010
New Zealand Discovery (NZ 14 days) + #
 NZ $ 3,465  NZ $ 4,450  NZ $ 4,150 NZ $ 5,165
New Zealand Wanderer (NZ 23 days) + #
 NZ $ 5,260  NZ $ 7,065  NZ $ 6,415 NZ $ 7,930
New Zealand Odyssey (NZ 32 days) + ~  NZ $ 7,085  NZ $ 9,095  NZ $ 8,910 NZ $ 11,020
Of Elves & Men (NZ 23 days) # ^ NZ $ 5,685   NZ $ 7,395  NZ $ 6,845 NZ $ 8,770
* Low Season is May - Sept, High Season is Oct - April. Valid for travel to 31 March 2017. Travel between 20 Dec and 10 Jan may be subject to surcharges and minimum stay requirements. Price is per person, double occupancy. + Includes Fiordland Nature Cruise. ~ includes Overnight Fiordland Nature Cruise. # Includes Ferry crossing. ^ Includes Hobbiton tour, Edoras tour and Queenstown LOTR tour. Exchange rates are advantageous for many countries right now. For indicative pricing in your currency, click on this currency converter or contact your bank. See Notes below for additional inclusions.

Private Tours

Because these tours are highly customized, pricing is available on request.

Notes

  • The above start dates are within New Zealand. Note that you will need to account for time zone and international date line changes in your travel plans.
  • You may wish to arrive in New Zealand one day early in order to start the tour refreshed.
  • The above prices include New Zealand Goods and Services Tax (GST) of 15%.
  • Prices are subject to change due to operator increases and GST fluctuations.
  • Experience Tours include 4- and 5-star accommodation, a wide range of activities, dining, guiding, and transport as outlined in the Experience Tour itineraries.
  • Self-drive Tours include 4-star accommodation, compact automatic rental car (Toyota Corolla or similar) with no-excess insurance and unlimited kilometers, Milford Sound Nature Cruise if applicable, Ferry transport and transfers if applicable, personalized trip note packet, and airport greeting and orientation. See other activity inclusions for Of Elves & Men self-drive. Accommodation and vehicle upgrades and other room and vehicle configurations are available on request. Additional holiday-season surcharges and minimum stays may be applicable from 20 December to 10 January. 
  • Please see the various itineraries and request an e-brochure for a full description of the features included in your guided tour or self-drive package deal. 
  • Tour pricing is per person, based on double occupancy. The single supplement is an additional surcharge based on single occupancy.
  • Additional charges may be applicable for customization or changes to the itineraries offered here. 
  • International and domestic airfares are not included in the tour price, with the exception of those domestic flights identified in the itinerary.
  • Black Sheep tours are priced and sold in New Zealand dollars (NZ $).
  • The NZForex currency converter link used here is for your convenience and is in no way associated with Black Sheep Touring Co.
  • Click on the link here for General Information for Guided or Self-drive Tours or look under the Dates & Rates drop-down menu for more information, terms, and conditions.