Classic Coach Tours

(Formerly called Signature Coach Tours)

Experience the difference. Unique Attractions.

Explore the stunning regions and intriguing history of New Zealand on your choice of four unique itineraries. Relax in armchair comfort on a modern coach as you visit all the iconic attractions plus enjoy an array of distinctive experiences.

Relax in Style - 4 Star Hotel Accommodation 

When deciding which properties are to be included in our tours, Grand Pacific Tours management personally inspect on a regular basis each hotel to ensure the service, décor, cleanliness, meals and the general operation meet the criteria required.

Modern Coaches 

Sit back and relax on a modern, 48 seater coach featuring panoramic windows, air conditioning, reclining cloth trim seats, CD and DVD player, entertainment system, lowering devices, air bag suspension, restroom, two door access and cold water storage.

Experienced Coach Captains

Handpicked for their expert knowledge and extensive driving experience, your Coach Captain is on hand to assist you with every aspect of the tour. Enjoy their professional commentary and reliable knowledge including numerous facts and figures, myths, legends and many laughs along the way.

Professional Tour Guides

Our Tour Guides are passionate about New Zealand and work in tandem with the Coach Captain to ensure you have a once-in-a-lifetime holiday experience in New Zealand.

They are responsible for the day to day wellbeing of the tour group ensuring everyone feels welcome, relaxed and fully informed at all times of the daily schedule. They will accompany the group to all included prepaid attractions.

They are also a wealth of knowledge and are available to provide assistance and first hand advise to travellers when choosing their optional activities.


SAVE up to $600 per couple on selected departures dates in September, April & May*

Discover the beauty of Autumn in NZ and pay less. This is a great time of the year to travel and exclusive savings are available. *Conditions Apply. Refer to itinerary pages or the Grand Pacifc Tours brochure for available dates highlighted in red.

2020/21 - Your choice of 4 itineraries

19 Day New Zealand Rail, Cruise and Coach Holiday

Featuring breathtaking rail journeys and Milford Sound overnight cruise

Per person, twin share from



19 Day New Zealand Showcase

Experience the best of New Zealand on this value for money tour

Per person, twin share from



10 Day South Island Spectacular

Showcasing nature’s best in the majestic South Island

Per person, twin share from



9 Day Northern Spectacular

Presenting the North Island’s history and cultural icons

Per person, twin share from



2021/22 - Your choice of 1 itinerary

11 Day Signature Top of the South Island

Unveiling a picturesque landscape of wilderness, wildlife and unique attractions

Per person, twin share from



Enjoy the must see New Zealand icons

  • TranzAlpine Rail Journey

    The world’s most famous train journeys, travel through the patchwork farmlands of the Canterbury Plains. Travel over massive viaducts, river valleys and spectacular gorges as you ascend to Arthur’s Pass located in the centre of the Southern Alps

  • Professional Coach Captains

    Handpicked for their expert knowledge and extensive driving experience the Coach Captain will be on hand to assist you with every aspect of the tour

  • Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

    Discover the world of Middle Earth on a Hobbiton Movie Set Tour near Matamata in the North Island of New Zealand. View how fantasy is bought to life in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings and Hobbiton films. An inclusion on the 19 Day Grand NZ Tour & 9 Day Northern Spectacular

  • Rotorua

    Rotorua is one of the world's most spectacular Geothermal Wonderlands. Visit Te Puia, New Zealand’s living Maori cultural centre and home to hundreds of geothermal wonders

  • Milford Sound

    See towering cliffs and peaks including the much photographed and iconic Mitre Peak that rises more than a kilometre straight out of the sea. Waterfalls cascade into the fiord and luxuriant rain forest clings to sheer rock faces in this exceptional place. On the 19 Day Rail, Cruise & Coach Holiday experience an overnight Cruise on the Sounds

  • Maori Culture

    Explore the rich and diverse New Zealand Maori culture. From their mythical Polynesian homeland of Hawaiki, the Maori shape New Zealand's culture

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