• About GreatSights Tours

    Why choose a GreatSights tour?

 

About GreatSights® New Zealand

 

Founded in 1987, GreatSights New Zealand operates the most comprehensive range of premium day sightseeing tours in New Zealand. Our nationwide network provides luxury sightseeing tours to destinations throughout New Zealand including the Bay of Islands, Waitomo Caves, Rotorua, Christchurch, Mount Cook, Queenstown and Milford Sound.  

Everything is taken care of when you travel with GreatSights. Entrance fees are included within the tour price and optional extras like lunches can be added if required. Complimentary hotel transfers are provided on most tours and our experienced local driver guides will keep you entertained with informative commentary throughout the tour.

Why Choose GreatSights?

All coaches are fully equipped with air conditioning, reclining seats, washroom facilities, onboard video and multi-lingual commentary (Japanese, Mandarin and Spanish on selected tours). Our Milford Sound coaches feature glass roofs to ensure clear and unrivalled viewing of New Zealand’s incredible scenery.

  • All tours depart daily with 24 hour reservations available
  • Dedicated team of experienced drivers
  • Modern fleet of luxury coaches specifically designed for sightseeing and touring around New Zealand
  • Complimentary hotel pick-up/drop-off from inner city hotels
  • Glass-roof coaches on a number of tours and GPS operated multi-lingual commentary

We have been transporting Kiwis and international visitors around New Zealand for more than 30 years. Today we operate New Zealand's largest coach transportation network under the country's premier coach networks of InterCity Coachlines and GreatSights New Zealand.

Responsible Tourism

As one of New Zealand's largest transport operators, we understand that what we do has an impact on the environment. InterCity Group (NZ) Limited (ICG) has an active Responsible Tourism programme based on our core operating philosophies of Kaitiakitanga and Manaakitanga. In line with these philosophies we have an active programme of engaging in our communities and mitigating our the impacts from resource usage. We are proud to be rated as an Enviro Silver rated operator by Qualmark. We welcome opportunities to continuously improve - please contact us if you have any suggestions or feedback for us at: greenteam@intercity.co.nz

Quality Assurance

Qualmark is New Zealand Tourism’s official quality assurance organisation, providing a trusted
guide to quality travel experiences. Qualmark makes it easy for travellers to select high quality places to stay, things to do, and ways to get around. Travelling with GreatSights you can assured that we have met stringent quality standards and environmental criteria - earning New Zealand Tourism’s official quality mark.

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