Innovative holidays for like-minded travellers

09 November 21

Special Interest Tours are innovative holidays that cater to a traveller’s specific interest and budget. Grand Pacific Tours believe that your personal interests can be part of your New Zealand Coach Holiday journey. Whether you are travelling solo; enjoy the thrill of aviation; a keen gardener; looking for a festive getaway; want a tour that complements an existing passion or inspires a new one, we’ve got it covered!

SOLO Travellers Tours

No travel partner? No worries. Experience the best of New Zealand on a coach tour designed for those who travel SOLO, but want the convenience, company and value of travelling in a group.

All Grand Pacific Tours Solo Travellers tours include guaranteed single room accommodation, which means no single supplements or noisy roommates. After a day of exciting attractions, you can relax in privacy. Or you can opt to share a room and save off the tour price, ask at time of booking.

Travellers will also receive access to a dedicated Facebook group to connect with fellow travellers before and after their tour, an introductory welcome drink and dinner on the first night of the tour and reserved seating at restaurants so you never have to dine alone.

In 2022/23 we offer three itineraries on our SOLO Travellers Tours:

> 11 Day Ultimate South Island SOLO Travellers
> 11 Day Signature South Island SOLO Travellers
> 16 Day Affordable SOLO Travellers


Festive Season Tours

The festive season in New Zealand is a different experience for visitors, not only does New Zealand get merrier in December with Christmas around the corner but the sunny days and tropical weather provide a relaxing escape for many travellers.

Why not celebrate this time of year “Kiwi style”, visiting the spectacular scenery and unique attractions that New Zealand has to offer! On Christmas Day celebrate with a gourmet meal with all the trimmings, and you don’t have to worry about cleaning up!

Our Festive Season tours provide a great opportunity to getaway and relax with everything taken care of leaving you to spend time with new friends and create unique memories.

In 2022/23 we offer four itineraries on our Festive Season Tours:

> 11 Day Ultimate South Island Christmas
> 11 Day Ultimate New Year
> 11 Day Signature South Island Christmas
> 17 Day Affordable Festive Season


Aviation Tours

For aviation enthusiasts, we offer Aviation Tours that allow travellers the opportunity to experience the excitement and entertainment of internationally renowned air shows, combined with a scenic tour of New Zealand. The air shows alternate between the North Island and South Island, but the magic is still delivered each time.

In 2023 we offer the following Aviation Tour:

> 13 Day Classic Fighters Tour

Over Easter, spend 4 nights in Blenheim enjoying the tastes of Marlborough while experiencing an extravaganza of aerial action at the Yealands Classic Fighters Airshow, with access to the Gold Pass Enclosure. Enjoy the ultimate in Airshow luxury as you will be situated on the flight line with grandstand seating where you will watch the show from the best seats in the house.

Immerse yourself in a vast array of aircraft and extraordinary flying acts with famous military fighter aircraft spanning 100 years through to the jets of today. The show culminates a huge mock air battle complete with pyrotechnics.

The itinerary combines the air show with a coach tour of the “must see” attractions of the North and South Islands and is something you don’t want to miss!

All of our Special Interest coach holidays include return airport transfers in New Zealand, modern coach travel, hotel accommodation, most meals, sightseeing and attractions; meaning travellers do not have to worry about any hidden extras.

You will have the opportunity to share once-in-a-lifetime experiences with like-minded people who start out as a group of strangers and end up as friends after just a few days. There is no better way to explore New Zealand and create new memories.

Click here to view our 2022/23 Season Departure Dates and Rates.

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