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

From ocean cruise to land cruise | photo: Alonso Reyes

Why an Escorted Coach Tour is the Perfect Addition to a New Zealand Cruise

15 April 2022

Pick up your passport, load your luggage and get ready for a Kiwi adventure, by land AND sea! Yes, we’ll say it, no cruise is complete without a little extra something – no traveller is ever satisfied with just one side of the geographical narrative, particularly when shore excursions only last for a few hours […]

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Taking a guided walk in South Island

4 Things You Need to Know About Hiking in New Zealand

14 April 2022

Hiking in New Zealand is almost like an unofficial national sport. Here are our top 4 things you need to know about hiking in New Zealand.

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Pukaha National Wildlife Centre Wairarapa | photo: Miles-Holden

Meet the Snuggly Side of New Zealand: Spotlight on our Wildlife

5 April 2022

It should come as no surprise New Zealand has a cute and cuddly side hidden in the undergrowth of its ancient forests, so let’s take a moment to meet Aotearoa’s wild residents. Join us as we count down our favourite wildlife residents.

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New Zealand’s Top 6 Water Adventures

4 April 2022

There is plenty to discover on a trip to Aotearoa, but don’t miss the mighty rivers and ocean. Here is our list of New Zealand’s top 6 water adventures.

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Glenorchy Queenstown - Alistair Guthrey

Top 6 things to do in Queenstown

1 April 2022

Queenstown is a must-see destination on your South Island New Zealand tour – especially if you like a bit of an adventure. Here are our top 6 things to do in Queenstown.

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When is the best time to visit New Zealand?

31 March 2022

New Zealand has a temperate climate with lots of summer sun as well as great winter sports. So when is the best time to visit New Zealand?

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