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How the tours work

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Tours can be escorted self drive or chauffeured.

They’re flexible, allowing you free time for activities and sight seeing.

Any tour can commence on any date, some self drives go on pre-set dates.

Tours start from either Nelson or Christchurch, the latter for a minimum of 5 days.

Most self drive tours allow driving of a range of different cars, requiring at least 3 drivers to proceed, and will normally finish the same location they start.

Getaway to Golden Bay 1 Day Trip – Swap & Go!

It's just a hill - get over it! Driving Nelson to Golden Bay via Takaka Hill follows some of the most scenic and exhilarating driving roads anywhere. Golden Bay is…

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Hop to Kaiteriteri Beach – Half Day Trip

You can't drive into the Abel Tasman National Park, but you can get pretty darn close and dip your toes in it. From Nelson, we drive out by the water,…

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Over the Hill to Havelock – Half Day Trip

Get your steering wheel working climbing the Whangamoa Saddle out of Nelson, then back down and into the Rai valley where the road tracks beside streams, over the Pelorus River…

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Classic road trip to Hanmer Springs

The Long & Winding Roads: Top of the South inc Abel Tasman 7 Day Tour

7 Days of Long & Winding Routes!  Starting and finishing in Christchurch, we go north to the Top of the South Island, taking in glorious coastal drives skirting the Kaikoura…

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The Top of the South Loop 2 Day Tour

2 Days of Feasts for the Senses!  Starting and finishing in Nelson, we go east and loop back west around the Top of the South Island, taking in glorious coastal…

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Steam, Sea & Springs 3 Day Trip – Swap & Go!

3 Days of Steamy Stuff! Starting from Nelson, we take in glorious coastal drives skirting the Marlborough Sounds and the stunning Kaikoura coastline. We relax in not one, but two…

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Golden Bay and Abel Tasman 2 Day Tour

Escape to a Golden Time Golden Bay is the northernmost point of the Abel Tasman National Park, with unspoilt beaches, intriguing detours and a wonderful relaxed ambiance. And to get…

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A Grand Tour: Top to Toe South Island 14 Day Tour

  Join us on a truly majestic driving holiday, a 2500km loop over 14 days, encompassing the best sights in the South Island, on some of the best driving roads in…

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1975 Alfa Spider for hire Nelson

Blast to Blenheim 1 Day Trip – Drive multiple cars!

The Tip Top of the South. Driving Nelson to Blenheim via the wonderful Queen Charlotte Drive and then back via Lake Rotoriti is a drive to remember. Where else can…

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Alfa Spider S2 Rent a classic alfa spider couple overlooking nelson vineyard

Vineyards, Vistas & Whales: Top of the South inc Kaikoura 7 Day Tour

7 Days of Delightful Driving Destinations!    Starting and finishing in Nelson, join us for a superb driving tour in classic and modern sports cars around the Top of the…

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