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New Zealand Family Itineraries

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A vacation full of discovery awaits in the land of dramatic landscapes, exhilarating experiences, and intriguing culture. Your New Zealand family itinerary from Zicasso will consist of activities for everyone, from kayaking through dramatic fjords to exploring fascinating Maori native culture and getting lost in the fantasy of Middle Earth. Create your enthralling adventure today.

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Lake Wakatipu in Queenstown, New Zealand

The Remarkables Mountains frame the South Island and reflect in the pristine waters of glacial lakes. Turquoise waves lap at gold sand beaches. Forests decorate the hills and valleys. You can hear the cultural songs of the Maori echoing from a long tradition. Your amazing family friendly tour of New Zealand through Queenstown, Rotorua, Pauanui, Tairua and more is tailored to provide family adventure and cultural discoveries. View the smoldering crater lake of a volcanic island and watch penguins dive into the frigid waters of a breathtaking fiord. The family will find exploration of land, air, and sea along the treasured landscape and heritage of New Zealand.

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Milford Sound, New Zealand
Ultimate New Zealand Family Vacation

12 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $3,895

Dramatic landscapes will lure you into adventure during your ultimate 12-day New Zealand family vacation. The spectacular journey will take you deep into the caves to view glowworms and have you speed upriver on a jet boat safari, lounge on scenic beaches and traverse undulating hills. Your New Zealand tour celebrates the stunning scenery and exciting excursions of New Zealand perfect for the young and young at heart.

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Catch a wild Pikachu at the Sydney Opera House and Harbor Bridge ...

Does someone in your family have Pokémon fever? This Pokémon-inspired family tour of Australia and New Zealand is perfect for families who want to see it all and catch em' all. Embrace the opportunity to turn this family vacation into a breathtaking and educational experience the whole family will never forget. Take the kids' Pokémon pursuit to the next level and have them experience the exhilarating feeling of exploring new lands and capturing regionally exclusive rare Pokémon such as Kangaskhan, which can only be found in Australia and New Zealand. Spend a day or two having them lead the family through the vibrant Great Barrier Reef and the serene Milford Sound in search of Pokémon in foreign lands; your private tour guide (who is also a Pokémon fan!) is able to expertly educate the family on the historical and cultural significance of the destinations you venture to.

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Melbourne, Australia
New Zealand & Australia Tour for Families with Teenagers

16 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $5,195

Oceana offers a unique realm, exciting families with accessible adventures in otherworldly landscapes. Captivating and charming, it's a destination seemingly tailor-made for active teenagers. This handcrafted 16-day tour to New Zealand and Australia, designed for families with teenagers in mind, reveals the best of the two countries, a journey that blurs from glacier walking to glowworm caves, city exploration to Maori haka dances. Explore together, crossing New Zealand's iconic national parks before relaxing in Australia's famous cities.

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Explore the wildlife on a boat trip outside Christchurch in New Zealand
Luxury New Zealand Family Vacation

16 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $14,555

Effortlessly blending natural superlatives with child friendly adventure, this custom tailored luxury vacation brings New Zealand to life for the whole family. Tranquility merges with exhilaration, sumptuous lodges hide amongst inspiring landscapes, and every activity holds the attention of both children and adults. Travel time is kept to a bare minimum and each of your four destinations burst with endless opportunity to explore New Zealand at its most authentic.

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Nature of New Zealand Family Tour
Nature of New Zealand Family Tour

10 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $3,245

New Zealand is all about going away to come together as a family. Be brave and venture to places where the Wi-Fi signals are weak because this is where you will detox from everyday life and reconnect with one another. Handcrafted for families with teenage children, this ten-day adventure will take you to the South Island’s wild and wonderful places. It is packed with once-in-a-lifetime experiences, including a Heli-Hike, jet boating in Siberia Valley, and an overnight adventure on Milford Sound.

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