Thrifty Tours

Phone: 0800 803 550 (New Zealand)
Email: info@thriftytours.co.nz
Website: www.thriftytours.co.nz

Land of the Rings

Explore both islands while visiting official sites used in the Lord of the Rings & Hobbit movies. Experience New Zealand's top attractions while visiting Hobbiton, Edoras and more!

Middle Earth Escape

This tour explores Hobbiton and the Shire, the geothermal wonderland of Rotorua and a visit to Waitomo Caves. <br />

Middle Earth Discovered

Immerse yourself in the world of Frodo and Gandalf. Visit official sites used in the filming of the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies, whilst visiting some of New Zealand's most stunning attractions including glowworm caves, active geysers, dramatic mountains and deep fiords.

Hobbits Bays and Culture

If time is short this tour offers a snap shot of the most popular locations in the North Island taking in the beaches and bays at the very top of the North Island, mud pools, geysers and Maori culture in Rotorua and a visit to the Hobbiton Movie Set.

Bay of Islands Leisurely

Visit the beautiful Bay of Islands, birthplace of our nation.

New Zealand Journey

Immerse yourself in Aotearoa - New Zealand - the land of the long white cloud. Spend time travelling through both of our main islands on this comprehensive tour showcasing a land of spectacular natural beauty, wonderful wildlife and diverse cultural experiences. If you have more time perhaps add on the beautiful Bay of Islands in the north and Stewart Island in the south.

North Island Delights

An absolutely magical experience including the very best of the North Island, from boiling mud pools to Art Deco architecture and beautiful parks.

Outstanding New Zealand

Immerse yourself in everything that is New Zealand. Inspirational culture, breath taking scenery and amazing activities.

New Zealand Scenic Journey

A long wandering and eventful tour, discovering the most magical regions of New Zealand. The contrasts within New Zealand are remarkable. This trip will also see you experiencing the world famous rail journeys of the Coastal Pacific, TranzAlpine and Taieri Gorge Trains.

Essential New Zealand

From the north to the south, this journey will see you experience all the essential New Zealand destinations. Get up close and personal with the Maori culture, be amazed by the scenery onboard the Coastal Pacific Train and cruise on the world renowned Milford Sound.

Majestic New Zealand

If time is short but you still want to experience New Zealand in all its majestic glory, then this is the tour for you. Be captivated by some of the world's most stunning scenery at Milford Sound.

New Zealand Explorer

Journey through New Zealand's diverse landscape, experiencing soaring geysers, golden beaches, dramatic glaciers and cultural treasures.

Fabulous New Zealand

The perfect introduction to the stunning sights and landscapes of the North and South Islands, including limestone caves, steaming thermal springs, boiling mud, and the majestic scenery of Mt Cook and Milford Sound.

Look South

See the best of the North on the way to the South Island featuring Interislander ferry and Coastal Pacific train.

Volcanic Venture

Trace the wonders of our volcanic plateau from boiling mud to active volcanoes.

Northern Highlights

Immerse yourself in the rich culture of New Zealand's Maori heritage, including a traditional hangi and concert.

Lakes Discovery

Rotorua and Taupo, famous for their spectacular lakes and the mighty Huka Falls.

Bay of Islands / Rotorua Combo

Experience our cultural heritage, past and present, and the natural beauty of Northland and Rotorua.

Rotorua Thermals

Experience the highlights of thermal Rotorua with geysers, bubbling mud pools and a glimpse of an underground galaxy.

Classic Rotorua

Indulge yourself in the rich culture of New Zealand's Maori heritage, including a traditional hangi and concert.

Land of the Rings

  • 1st October 2015 - 31stof March 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $3,739 $3,719 $3,819 $4,409
  • Single $4,739 $4,689 $4,829 $5,429
  • 1st April 2016 - 30thof September 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $3,365 $3,347 $3,437 $3,968
  • Single $4,265 $4,220 $4,346 $4,886

Middle Earth Escape

  • 1st October 2015 - 31st of March 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin N/A $960 $985 $1,045
  • Single N/A $1,052 $1,096 $1,150
  • 1st April 2016 - 30th of September 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin N/A $960 $985 $1,045
  • Single N/A $1,052 $1,096 $1,150

Middle Earth Discovered

  • 1st October 2015 - 31st of March 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $3,399 $3,319 $3,409 $3,929
  • Single $4,199 $3,999 $4,119 $5,199
  • 1st April 2016 - 30th of September 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $3,059 $2,987 $3,068 $3,536
  • Single $3,779 $3,599 $3,707 $4,679

Hobbits Bays and Culture

  • 1st October 2015 - 31st of March 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $1,539 $1,520 $1,610 $1,790
  • Single $1,921 $1,886 $1,985 $2,402
  • 1st April 2016 - 30th of September 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $1,385 $1,368 $1,449 $1,611
  • Single $1,729 $1,697 $1,787 $2,162

Bay of Islands Leisurely

  • 1st October 2015 - 31st of March 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $779 $799 $859 $919
  • Single $979 $1,069 $1,229 $1,359
  • 1st April 2016 - 30th of September 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $701 $719 $773 $827
  • Single $881 $962 $1,106 $1,223

New Zealand Journey

  • 1st October 2015 - 31st of March 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $7,604 $7,794 $8,655 $9,386
  • Single $9,983 $10,328 $11,889 $12,985
  • 1st April 2016 - 30th of September 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $6,844 $7,015 $7,790 $8,447
  • Single $8,985 $9,295 $10,700 $11,687

North Island Delights

  • 1st October 2015 - 31st March 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $2,715 $2,717 $2,865 $3,185
  • Single $3,368 $3,372 $3,669 $4,309
  • 1st April 2016 - 30th September 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $2,444 $2,445 $2,579 $2,867
  • Single $3,031 $3,035 $3,302 $3,878

Outstanding New Zealand

  • 1st October 2015 - 31st of March 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $3,639 $3,835 $4,085 $4,419
  • Single $5,049 $5,318 $5,763 $6,519
  • 1st April 2016 - 30th of September 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $3,639 $3,835 $4,085 $4,419
  • Single $5,049 $5,318 $5,763 $6,519

New Zealand Scenic Journey

  • 1st October 2015 - 31st of March 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $3,504 $3,685 $3,895 $4,289
  • Single $4,755 $4,988 $5,378 $5,810
  • 1st April 2016 - 30th of September 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $3,154 $3,317 $3,506 $3,860
  • Single $4,280 $4,489 $4,840 $5,229

Essential New Zealand

  • 1st October 2015 - 31st of March 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $3,159 $3,039 $3,299 $3,649
  • Single $4,209 $4,239 $4,769 $5,589
  • 1st April 2016 - 30th of September 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $2,843 $2,735 $2,969 $3,284
  • Single $3,788 $3,815 $4,292 $5,030

Majestic New Zealand

  • 1st October 2015 - 31st of March 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $3,219 $3,239 $3,509 $3,789
  • Single $4,129 $4,369 $4,859 $5,219
  • 1st April 2016 - 30th of September 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $2,897 $2,915 $3,158 $3,410
  • Single $3,716 $3,932 $4,373 $4,697

New Zealand Explorer

  • 1st October 2015 - 31st of March 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $2,539 $2,689 $2,999 $3,299
  • Single $3,539 $3,829 $4,549 $4,999
  • 1st April 2016 - 30th of September 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $2,285 $2,420 $2,699 $2,969
  • Single $3,185 $3,446 $4,094 $4,499

Fabulous New Zealand

  • 1st October 2015 - 31st of March 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $2,419 $2,389 $2,459 $2,669
  • Single $2,919 $2,889 $2,989 $3,509
  • 1st April 2016 - 30th of September 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $2,177 $2,150 $2,213 $2,402
  • Single $2,627 $2,600 $2,690 $3,158

Look South

  • 1st October 2015 - 31st of March 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $1,300 $1,302 $1,399 $1,580
  • Single $1,610 $1,620 $1,712 $1,992
  • 1st April 2016 - 30th of September 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $1,170 $1,172 $1,259 $1,422
  • Single $1,449 $1,458 $1,541 $1,793

Volcanic Venture

  • 1st October 2015 - 31st of March 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $1,472 $1,485 $1,535 $1,628
  • Single $1,912 $1,958 $2,088 $2,185
  • 1st April 2016 - 30th of September 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $1,325 $1,337 $1,382 $1,465
  • Single $1,721 $1,762 $1,879 $1,967

Northern Highlights

  • 1st October 2015 - 31st of March 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $939 $881 $989 $1,099
  • Single $1,179 $1,119 $1,295 $1,439
  • 1st April 2016 - 30th of September 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $863 $845 $890 $989
  • Single $1,061 $1,007 $1,166 $1,295

Lakes Discovery

  • 1st October 2015 - 31st of March 2015
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $1,132 $1,139 $1,173 $1,240
  • Single $1,350 $1,380 $1,395 $1,54
  • 1st April 2016 - 30th of September 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $1,019 $1,025 $1,056 $1,116
  • Single $1,215 $1,242 $1,256 $1,391

Bay of Islands / Rotorua Combo

  • 1st October 2015 - 31st of March 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $1,659 $1,649 $1,789 $1,959
  • Single $2,099 $2,089 $2,389 $2,629
  • 1st April 2016 - 30th of September 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Motel Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $1,493 $1,484 $1,610 $1,763
  • Single $1,889 $1,880 $2,150 $2,366

Rotorua Thermals

  • 1st October 2015 - 31st of March 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $1,310 $1,320 $1,450
  • Single $1,535 $1,580 $1,799
  • 1st April 2016 - 30th of September 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $1,179 $1,188 $1,305
  • Single $1,382 $1,422 $1,619

Classic Rotorua

  • 1st October 2015 - 31st of March 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $769 $819 $859
  • Single $909 $979 $1,029
  • 1st April 2016 - 30th of September 2016
  • Holiday Pricings: Bronze Silver Gold
  • Share Twin $692 $737 $773
  • Single $818 $881 $926

"Only positive ones! everything was well taken care of, well organized, well communicated; some extra time in Fox Glacier, Queenstown, Dunedin, gave me the opportunity to discover more of the surroundings."

Christina

"Athena and I made it home safely, and just wanted to express our satisfaction in the services that you provided us in organizing our Honeymoon. Everything proceeded smoothly, from when we first arrived in Auckland to our last shuttle ride to the airport in Christchurch. Thank you for making our big trip to New Zealand both manageable and within our budget.

Kia Ora, and Happy New Year

Sean and Athena"

"Just to say many thanks for organising this tour of South Island for me last week. Everything worked perfectly. The bus drivers were unfailingly courteous and informative and the hotels were excellent - great quality, value and location. I was very impressed by your efficiency, helpfulness and attention to detail - well done!
I'll definitely be recommending you to others."

Lucy

"This is just to thank you and your colleagues for putting together this trip. Everything worked incredibly well and we
had a great time."

Best wishes

Simon and Sau

"I just wanted to say a big THANK YOU to you and your staff of your company for making excellent arrangements for our holiday trip in the South Island of NZ. We had a great time. Everything was very well organized and we had no problems anywhere. We would visit sometime again and will certainly use your services and recommend you to our friends as they travel to NZ any time. You have a beautiful country and we enjoyed seeing it.

Thank you
Suren"