Remote, rugged, immense - with beautiful valleys, majestic mountains, pristine lakes and unique wildlife, there is grand scenery to be discovered around New Zealand.

This diverse tour takes you to some of the most beautiful and scenic locations, getting you to places that most travellers don’t ever hear about.

Of course you will not miss out on major tourist attractions! It’s the savvy mix of classic highlights and regions where time has stood still, which makes this trip so special.

Be ready for a touching journey.

So much 4WD but so little time? ‘The 4WD Experience’ is our most popular journey for the time-conscious traveller.

This self drive takes you to some of the most beautiful and scenic locations in New Zealand, uncovering the “hidden gems” that most traveler’s don’t ever hear about.

Drive down picturesque country roads and take excursions along gravel tracks that lead to beautiful lake and forest areas. Traverse what is reputedly the highest road in New Zealand revealing unforgettable views over the immense mountainous landscapes.

Spend your evenings experiencing the most unforgettable Kiwi hospitality on offer by staying in carefully hand selected B&B’s, lodges and farm-stays.

Ready for a little Adventure

Ready for a little adventure? ‘The Original 4WD Tour’ is our signature journey and the jewel in the REST NZ crown. This breathtaking tour takes you to some

of the most beautiful and scenic locations in New Zealand, getting you to places that most travellers don’t ever hear about.
Drive along rugged gravel roads and muddy tracks in the beautiful lake and forest area of Lake Urewera and climb what is reputedly the highest road in New Zealand, revealing unforgettable views over this immense mountainous landscape.
Along the way, you will experience some of the most unforgettable Kiwi hospitality on offer. Including Sublime Lodge in North Otago where professionally trained wine maker and chef couple, Steve and Fenella will serve up an amazing culinary experience that you will be talking about for years to come.

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