The New Zealand China Friendship Society has a long history of providing in depth and specialised tours to China. Because of our unique contacts built up over many years we can provide access to this wonderful country that other providers cannot match. “We know China best” is our motto and we have been successfully demonstrating this to our many clients for over thirty years.

Upcoming Tours

Explore the Southeast

It will be a tour of local experiences, enjoying the tea culture, tasting the cuisine typical of the area. A reasonable level of walking fitness is required to participate in all the activities. Read More

Explore the NorthWest

" Two hours on the tarmac in Shanghai for the connecting flight to Xi’an found some tired Kiwis ready for bed. Well recovered next day, the travel to Huashan included a compulsory stop at the terracotta warriors, for most the first time to visit here. Read More

Other Tours & Articles

Explore China, the South-east

This is an early indication for a tour to the South-east of China in the period mid-March through to mid-April 2019. A diverse range of site... Read more

Explore China: The Northwest

Report: Explore China: the North West Tour, October 11 to November 1 16 tour group members. Two hours on the tarmac in Shanghai for the... Read more


April 9 - 28, 2018, 20 Days in China The visit of three women’s handcraft cooperative leaders from NW China to Christchurch, Nelson, Palmer... Read more

NZCFS Explore China: The Centre Tour

October 7 to 29 2018, 22 Days in China   A further tour from NZCFS in the acclaimed and popular ‘Explore China’ series. The focus of t... Read more