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.

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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

Kirra Tours' commitment to delivering exceptional travel experiences is evident in the high-quality services and amenities we provide throughout each journey. 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.

Embarking on a journey with Kirra Tours means discovering the best that New Zealand has to offer, all while enjoying the comfort, convenience, and personalised attention that sets us apart from other travel companies. With our rich history and unwavering dedication to customer satisfaction, Kirra Tours is the ideal choice for an unforgettable New Zealand adventure.

Our Travel Blog: New Zealand Travel Inspiration

Experience the amazing colours of Autumn in New Zealand

Visit New Zealand in Autumn and enjoy the fabulous colours and experiences of this beautiful season

13 October 2023

Aotearoa is an amazing destination to visit at any time of year, but for a truly unique experience, you should definitely visit New Zealand in Autumn. You may have heard of New England in the Fall or even Autumn in New York, but New Zealand in Autumn is right up there with the best places […]

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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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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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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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A Premium Coach Tour is so Much More Than a Bus Tour! It's a Land Cruise.

A land cruise is a type of guided vacation that emulates the experience of a traditional cruise but takes place on land rather than at sea. Land cruises involve travelling on premium coaches, allowing passengers to enjoy a leisurely and comfortable journey while exploring various destinations in New Zealand.

Like traditional cruises, land cruises often feature all-inclusive packages, which can include accommodations, meals, guided tours, and various activities. Itineraries are carefully planned to provide ample time for sightseeing, cultural experiences, and personal exploration at each destination. Passengers also benefit from the services of experienced tour guides who provide valuable insights and information about the places visited.

Land cruises offer an alternative to traditional cruises for those who prefer exploring on solid ground, while still enjoying the comfort, convenience, and social aspects of a cruise experience.

Experience the Premium Kirra Experience

Setting off on an adventure with Kirra Tours opens the door to the wonders of New Zealand, allowing you to experience its unparalleled beauty and diverse offerings. As you journey through this breathtaking country, you'll be treated to exceptional comfort, convenience, and personalized attention that distinguishes Kirra Tours from other travel providers.

With a solid foundation built on its rich history and an unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction, Kirra Tours has earned its reputation as a top choice for those seeking an extraordinary New Zealand escapade. By choosing Kirra Tours, you can rest assured that your vacation will be a truly unforgettable experience, filled with remarkable sights, cultural immersion, and the warm, personalized touch that has become synonymous with the Kirra Tours name.

Your Ultimate Travel Experience Awaits!

There are many reasons to go for the Kirra Premium Coach Tour Experience.

You'll stay in premium rooms at carefully chosen, high-quality hotels and boutique accommodations that offer both comfort and style. Indulge in mouthwatering meals served at these establishments, delighting food enthusiasts.

After a day of sightseeing, activities, or travel, a comfortable and welcoming accommodation provides a sanctuary for guests to unwind and recharge. High-quality bedding, spacious rooms, and modern amenities ensure a restful and rejuvenating stay.

Enjoy being chauffeured by a professional coach driver through the stunning landscapes of New Zealand, all while in the company of an intimate group of fellow travellers.

Kirra Tours has been crafting unforgettable New Zealand experiences since 1968. Our love for this incredible country is showcased through our distinctive itineraries, designed to provide an authentic and immersive journey through the land's many wonders.

Local operators like us have in-depth knowledge of the culture, history, and geography of their region. This enables us to offer unique, authentic, and immersive experiences that showcase the true essence of New Zealand, as opposed to generic, cookie-cutter bus tours.

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