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Itineraries – Crafted Road Trips, NZ Classic Tourist Route Planner & Maps

Your first visit downunder to New Zealand is for several weeks, perhaps a quick trip across the ‘ditch’ from Australia or a slow lane travel for several months…we have you sorted. Here are plenty of ideas for the trip of a lifetime.

Browse a selection of pre-prepared selection of classic New Zealand journeys focused on the brown NEW ZEALAND TOURIST DRIVE road signs. Your Best Bits Travel Itinerary comes with pinned map outlining #nzmustdo destinations and places for a photo opportunity. Distances, shortcuts and tips are part of the comprehensive free information for viewers.

Itineraries – Where to start when planning your lifetime journey in New Zealand


There are several components to the itinerary planning process.

  • Sheer excitement and the thrill of thinking about the holiday downunder in New Zealand.
  • How to plan your trip, what are the key elements required.
  • Sample itineraries to get you inspired and assist with creating your personal bucket list.
Tourist route sign
Road sign warning of kiwis near Arthurs Pass, South Island, New Zealand

Wheels, rental or purchase, gives you the freedom to explore further and is a very popular independent travel option when visiting New Zealand.



The reason is: 

  • NZ is geographically small yet attractions are often in the countryside and there is little in the way of public transport.
  • The stupendous scenery means you want the choice of when to pull over for the great selfie moment(s).

Our PLAN YOUR TRIP section discusses:

  • Transport options
  • Safety on the road
  • Driving conditions
  • Best time to visit NZ
  • And what is the best way to get around New Zealand

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Check out Epic Kiwi Road Trips

New Zealand journeys between 14 -21 days are at your fingertips. Lifetime memories in the making as you hit New Zealand roads. Every NZ itinerary has a detailed daily route with key attractions as well as information about the best time of the year to go. There are tips about connecting routes as well as recommended starting points for each itinerary. Cruise into Wanaka, South Island and find #thatWanakatree or join up with a great New Zealand holiday package. Tour NZ your way, just do it.


Road trippers have the option of expanding their trip as they link up several trip plans. New Zealand trips from 14 days to 21 days.


Rent a vehicle and follow the road (with nzjane’s tips on getting around, what to see and best time to go).

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