Discover the Wonders of New Zealand with Solos

STORY BY Debbie 9th February 2024

New Zealand is a land of contrasts, where snow-capped mountains meet lush green valleys, where ancient forests coexist with modern cities, and where the rich Māori culture blends with the diverse influences of the world. It is a place that inspires awe, wonder, and adventure in every traveller who visits.

If you are looking for a solo travel experience that will take you to the heart of this amazing country, look no further than Solos’ brand-new 20-night New Zealand Explorer tour. This epic journey will take you across both the North and South Islands, covering some of the most iconic and stunning destinations that New Zealand has to offer.

Solos is the UK’s leading specialist in solo holidays, with over 40 years of experience in creating unforgettable trips for solo travellers of all ages and backgrounds. Whether you are single, divorced, widowed, or just looking for some time away from your partner, Solos has a holiday for you. You can choose from a wide range of categories, such as Winter Sun, Discovery, Walks & Treks, Golf, or City Breaks, depending on your interests and preferences.

New Zealand singles trip

Solos’ holidays are designed to give you the freedom and flexibility to enjoy your solo travel at your own pace, while also providing you with the opportunity to meet and socialise with like-minded people. You will be accompanied by a friendly and professional Solos Tour Leader, who will ensure that everything runs smoothly and that you have a great time. You will also stay in comfortable and quality accommodation, with your own room and no single supplement.

The New Zealand Explorer tour is one of Solos’ most ambitious and exciting tours yet, offering you a comprehensive and immersive exploration of this incredible country. You will start your adventure in Auckland, the vibrant and cosmopolitan ‘City of Sails’, where you will get to see the iconic Harbour Bridge, the Sky Tower, and the Auckland Museum. You will then head north to the Bay of Islands, a stunning archipelago of 144 islands, where you will cruise to the famous ‘Hole in the Rock’ and visit the charming town of Russell.

New Zealand singles trip

From there, you will travel south to Rotorua, the geothermal wonderland of New Zealand, where you will witness the bubbling mud pools, geysers, and hot springs that make this place so unique. You will also get to experience the Māori culture first-hand, as you visit the National Kiwi Hatchery, join a Redwood Treewalk, and enjoy a traditional Māori feast and performance.

Next, you will continue to Taupo, the home of the largest lake in New Zealand and the spectacular Huka Falls. You will also have the chance to visit the Waitomo Caves, where you will be enchanted by the glow-worms that light up the underground caverns. You will then reach Wellington, the capital and cultural hub of New Zealand, where you will explore the city’s highlights, such as the Parliament Buildings, the Botanic Gardens, and the Cable Car.

After crossing the Cook Strait by ferry, you will arrive in the South Island, where you will board the TranzAlpine train, one of the most scenic train journeys in the world. You will marvel at the views of the Southern Alps, the Arthur’s Pass National Park, and the Canterbury Plains, as you make your way to Christchurch, the largest city in the South Island and the gateway to the rest of your tour.

New Zealand singles trip

From Christchurch, you will embark on a coach tour that will take you to some of the most breathtaking and diverse landscapes that New Zealand has to offer. You will visit the majestic Mount Cook National Park, where you will see the highest peak in the country and the stunning Lake Pukaki. You will also explore the Milford Sound, a fiord that has been described as the ‘eighth wonder of the world’, where you will cruise among the towering cliffs, waterfalls, and wildlife.

You will also stop at Te Anau, the gateway to the Fiordland National Park, and Twizel, a town surrounded by mountains and lakes. You will then return to Christchurch, where you will bid farewell to your fellow travellers and your Tour Leader, and reflect on the amazing memories that you have made.

The New Zealand Explorer tour is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to discover the wonders of New Zealand with Solos. You will not only see the best that this country has to offer, but also learn about its history, culture, and people. You will also have fun, make new friends, and enjoy the freedom and flexibility of solo travel.

New Zealand singles trip

If you are ready to embark on this epic adventure, book your place now and secure your spot for 2025. Spaces are limited and demand is high, so don’t miss this chance to experience New Zealand like never before. Solos is waiting for you!

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