Explore New Zealand on a Premium Coach Tour

If you want a more relaxed holiday our carefully curated itineraries are perfect for you.
Let's go on a land cruise.

Why Book a Kirra Land Cruise?

Superior Accommodation

Your overnight stays are in premium rooms in specially selected, quality hotels and boutique accommodation. Foodies will love the delicious meals available at these hotels.

Best Holiday Ever

A professional, coach driver will chauffeur you through the magnificence of New Zealand’s countryside while in the company of a small group of people.

NZ Owned & Operated

We have been creating memorable New Zealand experiences since 1968. Our passion for this country is displayed through our unique itineraries.

Explore the South Island - Let Us Show You Around

Variety of tours: South Island

Tours usually take between 7 to 16 days, from single island tours to tours that cover both the North and South Island. There is always one that suits your plans.

Popular attractions & hidden gems

We combine must-see highlights with many exclusive activities. See the amazing sights and visit hidden gems of the South Island.

Kirra advantage

Carefully curated luxury escapes to places that even a lot of Kiwis haven't been before. Created by our passionate travel specialists.

A Sneak Peek of the Amazing Sights

North Island - Explore Amazing Places With Us

Must-see destinations & hidden gems

Get off the beaten track in the North Island and discover some of New Zealand's best kept secrets.

Creating memories & stories

Our tours will leave you in awe of New Zealand's spectacular landscapes, heritage and culture.

Kirra advantage

Carefully curated luxury escapes to places that even a lot of Kiwis haven't been before.

Quality Hotels and Boutique Accommodation

The New Kirra Tours Experience

After incredibly challenging years for tourism, we are delighted to share some good news - Kirra Tours are back on the road again!

2020 and 2021 offered us more quiet time than we would have liked but we found ways to reflect and find the silver lining. We have taken this time to create some brand new Kirra New Zealand tours.

Carefully curated by our passionate travel specialists, these tours will show you places that even most Kiwis haven't seen before! Discover some of Aotearoa's best-kept secrets and hidden gems, safe in the knowledge that you are in the hands of the experts.

As before, all of our tours include accommodation, transport, an experienced tour guide, activities and some meals - everything is arranged for you so that you can take time to relax and indulge in everything our beautiful Aotearoa has to offer.

Our Travel Blog: New Zealand Travel Inspiration

What to expect at a Māori cultural experience

12 May 2022

One of the most highly recommended things to do on your trip to New Zealand is to enjoy a Māori cultural experience. The Māori people and culture are truly unique to New Zealand so this is something you can only experience when visiting Aotearoa, the Māori name for NZ.

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Short Bushwalks in New Zealand with Amazing Sights. Get Your Walking Boots on!

5 May 2022

The Land of the Long White Cloud is a destination with plenty of opportunities to get your walking boots on. This is our guide to New Zealand’s top short bushwalks.

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Enjoying crayfish on the coast at Kaikoura

Eat this, foodies: the best local seafood for a tasty culinary trip through NZ

2 May 2022

If you are planning your trip to New Zealand and are looking forward to some delicious seafood, we’ve created a bucket list for seafood lovers.

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Rydges Latimer Breakfast

New Zealand Restaurants: Spotlight on Auckland

29 April 2022

You’ll enjoy some free time in the City of Sails on your Kirra Tour of North Island, so here’s a guide to some of  Auckland’s best restaurants.

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Milford Sound vs Doubtful Sound: Which one Should I Visit?

28 April 2022

Should I visit Milford Sound or Doubtful Sound? This is one of the big questions travellers ask when touring the Fiordland region in New Zealand. Both offer spectacular and awe-inspiring scenery that takes your breath away. Both are part of the World Heritage-listed Fiordland National Park. Both offer visitors a truly unique experience.

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Amazing sights on the Tranzalpine Train

Make Tracks on These New Zealand Rail Experiences

22 April 2022

All aboard! As part of your epic tour of South Island, make tracks on these New Zealand rail experiences.

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