Starr Tours know traveling with children is sometimes challenging compared to travelling on your own or with other adults. Starr Tours family travel trips are a bit different to our regular adventure trips.
Our family friendly adventures include, planning meals, finding family-friendly accommodation, organising fun activities that appeal to all ages, getting from one place to another and leaving you time throughout our journey together to enjoy family time and just have fun with your kids.

We meet you on arrival at the airport and head out for family hiking, rafting, kayaking and exploring.

Introduce your children to the kiwi bird up close and farm animals that children can enjoy in a safe and secure environment. Great experiences that both you and your children will love.

Also, our family guides know how to take care of kids of all ages! Starr Tours will make sure everyone’s having an amazing time and we never fail to entertain .
Your New Zealand family vacation will be completely planned and arranged with our extensive expertise and experience. YOUR specific interests and input will make it a truly unique and personal vacation.


Family Tours

Top half of the South Island

11 days of experiencing the beauty and elegance of the top half of the South Island. This tour will involve journeying all over the top half of the South Island – from parts of Christchurch to Picton and Marlborough Sounds.

This tour will be sure to keep you on your toes – from venturing down the beautiful Kaikoura coast where you will be sure to see seals on the rocks to having a bit of fun or just relaxing at Hanmer Springs.

There are a few fun and different modes of transport included in this tour as a way of mixing it up and keeping it fun for the family - train rides and boats rides to name a couple.

Hahei Explorer

Trvel through the Karangahake Gorge and expreinece the tunnels and tracks from a bygone era, Visit the look out into Waihis Martha mine head for Hahei via the very popular beach resort town of Whangamata, no rest just yet there’s plenty of time for relaxing with a soak in the hot water at Hot water beach, drop your bags at the backpackers or Lodge accommodation before exploring the famous Cathedral Cove.

Wake the next day to the exciting Hahei Explorer boat or choose the more leisurely glass bottom boat and see the many marine life the exsist in the ocean below.

Spend the afternoon strolling the streets of Whitianga or have fish and chips on the beach before heading home.

Scenic tours departing from Auckland and Hamilton. Starr Tours provide a wide range of famous attractions and destinations to visitors wanting to see New Zealand’s best, while relaxing aboard our deluxe air-conditioned minibus or coach. Enjoy the impressive views through large tinted windows as your driver/guide provides factual and sometimes amusing commentary.

In addition to our awesome published adventure tour itineraries, we also organise custom guided tour options to meet the differing needs of our new and returning clients.
If you have are looking for an incredible New Zealand Adventure vacation and our dates, routes, durations or activity choices don't quite suit, then simply get in touch and we will arrange a holiday to suit suit your needs and require

Our senior tours are designed for the 55 plus age group, offering tour packages within New Zealand and Internationally, tailored to meet the needs and interests of the mature but young at heart traveller. Although we aim to keep the pace of the itinerary as relaxed and 'holiday like' as possible, lots of activities are included.

Eco tourism is gaining popularity all over the world and New Zealand certainly knows how to cater for eco-conscious travelers who want to reduce their carbon footprints. There is a big selection of eco tours available which cover everything from New Zealand wildlife encounters and eco-friendly boat cruises to spiritual tours and guided walks.