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Select a region in New Zealand below to search for Eco and Nature Tours in that area.
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WAITOMO ADVENTURES - Waitomo

Location: Waikato

Glowworms, blackwaterrafting,climbing, caving, abseiling. Awesome options include Lost World(100 metres abseil and caving); Haggas Honking Holes(ultra action); TumuTumu TOObing(blackwater rafting); St Benedicts Caverns(NZ's prettiest cave). Best safety record. Winner NZ Tourism Awards. Early Bird Booking Deal if booked in advance. Lonely Planet:“One of the Most Amazing things you can do in this country”. If you want the best this is it...(more)

FIRST LIGHT TRAVEL - New Zealand Wide

Location: Nelson

We offer an extraordinary selection of unique small group tours, using the most qualified people, personalities, locations and knowledge. Trips range from guided adventure and dive tours through to educational tours with marine mammals. We are constantly striving to build greater ecological awareness of the highly sensitive and vulnerable nature of the environment...(more)

PELORUS MAIL BOAT - Havelock

Location: Marlborough - Marlborough Sounds

During our summer season, Nov-Apr, you can join us on our Mail Boat 7-days a week and from May-Oct, Monday, Wednesday and Friday. With our all-day cruises, you'll visit isolated homesteads nestled in secluded bays, delivering supplies/mail the way it's been done for decades. View mussel farms and see why Pelorus Sound is the mussel capital of the world...(more)

SCENIC PACIFIC - Auckland

Location: Northland - Bay of Islands

Half-day and full-day tours of the Auckland region, tour to the Maori heartland of Rotorua or visit the Bay of Islands, rich in New Zealand pioneering history. Choose between 120 deluxe coach tours from two of New Zealand's top coach tour companies. Stunning tours of Taupo, Waitomo Caves, Christchurch, Queenstown, Mt Cook, Milford Sound and West Coast Glaciers also available...(more)

SOUTH PACIFIC WHALE WATCH - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

South Pacific Whale Watch offer a whale watching experience like no other in Kaikoura, New Zealand. This is an unparalleled whale watching experiences with New Zealand's only operator fully permitted by Department of Conservation offering whale watching experiences by helicopter, with exclusive landing sites only available to South Pacific Whale Watch!..(more)

JADE TOURS - Marlborough

Location: Marlborough - Picton

Make memories as you tour some of Marlborough's finest wineries with Jade Tours. The tours are fun, flexible, informative, and Full or Half day tours take you to the picturesque cellar doors of our internationally famous wineries allow you to revel in the stunning aromas and textures of their multi-award winning wines. Taste the dedication and passion in every bottle...(more)

J & L SHUTTLES - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch Airport

J & L Shuttles offer first-class service at very reasonable rates. Come and see Christchurch and the Canterbury region with us. Our excellent regional knowledge is comprehensive. Our friendly drivers excel in covering all the points of interest in a professional manner. See J & L Shuttles first when visiting the Canterbury region. We can also provide small group tours...(more)

BAY EXPLORER ISLAND & WILDLIFE CRUISE - Tauranga

Location: Bay of Plenty - Tauranga

Your exciting day begins early-morning as you board the Bay Explorer at the Tauranga waterfront. We cruise through the beautiful harbour, & past the landmark volcanic mountain Mauao. We explore the pristine Bay of Plenty coastline to watch marine wildlife. You can choose to explore even more at the islands. Optional activities include swimming, kayaks, and stand-up paddle boarding (SUP)...(more)

ECO TRAX - Fiji

Location: Coral Coast

Fiji's Original and most unique way to discover Fiji's Coral Coast. Hop aboard the "Sweet Ride" that is Fiji's first electric powered..(more)

ABEL TASMAN CHARTERS - Golden Bay

Location: Nelson

Join our small group cruise exploring the Abel Tasman National Park's coastline (maximum 11 passengers). The best Abel Tasman Day Trip. A one day scenic-cruise, kayaking, swimming and bush-walk adventure including a visit to the Tonga Marine Reserve. Our comfortable charter boats and friendly, knowledgeable skippers ensure a relaxed and unhurried day. Delicious platter-style lunch, snacks and refreshments all included...(more)

NATURE QUEST NEW ZEALAND - Dunedin

Location: South Island

New Zealand's natural history and birding experts. Premier nature, botanical and birding tour operator in Australasia. Specialists in customized natural history and birding tours based on a deep understanding of New Zealand and passion for exploring and sharing NZ's wild places. Designing tailor-made travel so no two departures are the same...(more)

YETI CANOE TOURS - Wanganui

Location: Wanganui

25-year history of canoe tours on the Whanganui River. We provide clients with a never to be forgotten wilderness adventure experience. Choose from a range of guided river tours and overnight camping tours. We provide Ruapehu canoe and kayak hire. Camping equipment also available. For a few days you can be isolated from the outside world...(more)

ZIPTREK ECOTOURS - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown - Queenstown Town

New Zealand's number one zipline tour - an exciting adventure through the forest canopy, 450m above Queenstown! Three tours to choose from. Fun for everyone - whether looking for introduction to Queenstown adventure, excited by the thrill of the world's steepest tree-to-tree zipline, or taking the plunge on our newest tour which features a 21 metre drop! Exhilarating Queenstown Adventure...(more)

SPELLBOUND GLOWWORM AND CAVE TOURS - Waitomo

Location: Waikato

Enjoy the best glowworm experience in Waitomo at the Spellbound Glowworm Cave. See glowworms close up, ask questions, then take a gentle 30-minute raft ride beneath galaxies of lights will leave you totally amazed. A scenic gorge walk to The Cave of the Spirit follows, where soft lighting and sweeping pathways lead to discoveries of this cave's ancient past...(more)

AWESOME TOURS - Dunedin

Location: Otago

See all of the awesome sights and beauty of Southern New Zealand. Showcasing Dunedin, the Heritage and Wildlife capital of NZ. You can choose between the many small-group package tours, one of the daily scheduled tours or even customise your own tour. Experienced and knowledgeable driver/guides will look after all your needs. Recipient of Trip Advisors Certificate of Excellent..(more)

STEWART ISLAND EXPERIENCE - Paterson Inlet Cruises

Location: Southland - Stewart Island

See Stewart Island from the water. Enjoy a Paterson Inlet Cruise and visit Ulva Island, a renowned wildlife sanctuary on our Stewart Island cruises. We also operate Stewart Island Ferry services and car, scooter and mountain bike rentals...(more)

TEKAPO STAR GAZING - Tekapo

Location: Canterbury - Lake Tekapo

Combine Tekapo’s top two attractions, the largest international dark sky reserve and the relaxing hot pools with Tekapo Star Gazing. Join us for an exciting tour as you marvel at stars and planets using our large powerful telescopes. Join your star guide and a relaxed group of 30 or less as we play tranquil music and soak under the stars...(more)

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FLAT EARTH WILD WELLINGTON TOUR - Wellington

Location: Wellington - Wellington City

On the fringes of Wellington City, yet seeming a world away, is the world-renowned conservation project where endangered birds like the kaka, kiwi, saddleback and bellbird are regenerating amidst native forest. Walk along safe bush trails, visit abandoned goldmines along the way and enjoy a delicious outdoor picnic lunch...(more)

KAITIAKI ADVENTURES - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

Kaitiaki Adventures - satisfaction for all whitewater enthusiasts, mixing adrenalin and culture. Raft the Kaituna River, plunge down the seven metre Tutea Falls or sledge with our amazing guides on the rivers surrounding Rotorua...(more)

DISCOVERY ADVENTURES - West Coast

Location: New Zealand

Adventure tour specialists for more than 17 years... whitewater rafting, caving, rainforest cruising, guided walks, 4x4 and gold hunting plus heaps more. Our Web site has free New Zealand vacation planning advice, spare seat deals, free discount cards and family travel suggestions. Offering daily departure preplanned multi-day tours, or we can put together one especially for you...(more)

HERITAGE EXPEDITIONS ANTARCTIC WILDLIFE CRUISES - Antarctica and Sub Antarctic

Location: Fiordland

Travel to part of New Zealand rarely visited with New Zealand's pioneering wildlife adventure company, Heritage Expeditions. Established in Christchurch by biologist Rodney Russ 25 years ago, Heritage Expeditions runs expedition cruises to New Zealand's most remote, wildlife packed destinations including Fiordland, the Subantarctic Islands, and Antarctica's Ross Sea. Penguins, Sea Lions, Whales, History, Birds - Join the adventure today...(more)

BLACK CAT CRUISES - Akaroa

Location: Christchurch - Akaroa and Banks Peninsula

Home to the rare, playful Hector's Dolphin is the beautiful harbour of Akaroa, near Christchurch. Come on our two-hour nature cruise where we guarantee you will see dolphins or join us another day for FREE, you will also see fur seals, penguins and marine birdlife. Swimming with dolphins is available in Akaroa Harbour. Winner of the Supreme Tourism Award 2003/4...(more)

BUSH & BEACH WINE AND FOOD TOURS - Auckland

Location: North Island

Bush & Beach offer you a chance to experience Auckland's boutique food and wine culture. Enjoy a taste of the food, wine and arts of Matakana Coast and Kumeu Wine Country. Your informative and entertaining guides will make it an exhilarating "assault on the senses" day out! Food and wine are all inclusive in our rates...(more)

ECO WANAKA ADVENTURES - Wanaka

Location: Wanaka - Treble Cone

Mt Aspiring National Park and Lake Wanaka Guided walks. We offer walks for all levels of fitness ranging from an hour to half-day to whole-day walks. Take our famous half-day Lake Cruise and Island Nature Walk or the full-day Rob Roy Glacier Walk. Try our spectacular Heli-Hikes: the "Misty Mountains" or Alpine Lakes. Queenstown departures available for day tours...(more)

PA HARAKEKE - Pureora

Location: Waikato - Waitomo

The Pa Harakeke visitor centre is open 7days a week in summer and 5days the rest of the year. Quality chalet accommodation and conference room facility are also available and located close to the start of the Timber Trail. They welcome all visitors to Pure-ora; cyclists, trampers, bird-watchers, eco-cultural enthusiasts and especially visitors from other countries and of other cultures...(more)

NZ TRAVEL AND TOUR - Wellington and New Zealand Wide

Location: Wellington - Wellington Bays

We offer bespoke private tours and small group journeys throughout New Zealand and Iran, NZ Travel and Tour offers expertly handcrafted itineraries focusing on the authentic culture, history, beauty and cuisine of the region and we're NZ owned. We take you on a journey of discovery and exploration of the less visited gems, delivering unique Persian and Kiwi experiences...(more)

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R TUCKER THOMPSON DAY SAIL - Bay of Islands

Location: Northland

Experience the beautiful Bay of Islands as they did in Captain Cook's day and sail aboard the tall ship, R. Tucker Thompson. This sailing trip is the ideal way for you explore the Bay of Islands in comfort and style. Be part of the crew and help set the sails, or relax and let our friendly crew look after you...(more)

RAGLAN SCENIC TOURS & RAGLAN SHUTTLE SERVICE - Raglan

Location: Waikato

In Raglan, there is so much to see and do! Spectacular beaches to world-class surf breaks & an extinct volcano! Scenic sightseeing tours around Raglan and further afield, including Hobbiton, Waitomo Caves, Mount Maunganui and Rotorua. Transport to popular treks and bike trails. Transport service to & from Auckland & Hamilton Airports, Auckland ferry terminals, Hamilton bus and train stations...(more)

ALPINE JET THRILLS - Springfield & Waimakariri

Location: Christchurch West

Join us on the Alpine Jet, taking you deep into the foothills of the Southern Alps and through the stunning Waimakariri River canyon. Breathtaking views, wonderful mixture of scenery and excitement, our safari tour option doubles as an eco-experience with magnificent scenery, native bush and wildlife. We are located only 50 minutes from Christchurch Airport...(more)

INTERNATIONAL ANTARCTIC CENTRE - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch West

The International Antarctic Centre in Christchurch is one of New Zealand’s best tourist attractions. Offering an exciting for visitors of all ages. Experience the snow room, chill out with the Little Blue Penguins, or learn about life in modern day Antarctica. Take an exhilarating Hagglund ride and experience a 4D movie. It’s the coolest fun in town!..(more)

ROTORUA SUP & JETBOARD TOURS - Lake Rotorua

Location: North Island

Rotorua jetboard tours are the first and only Jetboard company in Rotorua starting January 2018! We provide amazing guided tours riding our Jetboards, a really unique way to see some of Aotearoa's most beautiful scenery...(more)

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SHEEP WORLD - Warkworth

Location: Auckland

Our Warkworth farm and nature park covers 30 acres of beautiful New Zealand countryside and provides the perfect setting to experience nature first hand. See live action sheepdog displays and sheep-shearing, enjoy bottle feeding lambs and other farm activities. Learn first hand about New Zealand's sheep farming and wool industry in our informative one hour show...(more)

PERFECT DAY CRUISES - Tutukaka

Location: Northland - Tutukaka Coast

Come on board our purpose built multi-deck cruise boat with all facilities - Perfect Day. We'll take you on a tour to show you the splendour of the Poor Knights Islands, including a visit right inside the world's largest sea cave. Enjoy snorkelling and kayaking whilst a delicious buffet lunch is prepared...(more)

ULTIMATE SAND SAFARIS - Kaitaia, Northland

Location: Northland - Far North

Ultimate Sand Safaris offers 2½ hours 4x4 guided Ahipara Reef tours. Drive along Ahipara rocky shore and across various terrains all the way to the tallest Ahipara sand dunes in ready-for-action Can-Am SSV’s. Sand boarding optional. 2-seater or 4-seater vehicles. From $100.00 per person. Bookings essential. Tide and weather dependent. Full driving licence required...(more)

AGRITRAVEL INTERNATIONAL - New Zealand and Worldwide

Location: Waikato

Specialists in customised agricultural tours throughout New Zealand and overseas. Our tailor-made farm tour itineraries are countrywide and can include farm and/or technical visits, business meetings and conferences, farm stay, accommodation, transport, specialist guides, interpreters etc. We are proud to share New Zealand's rural heritage, developments, innovations and its unique landscape and culture...(more)

BLUE PENGUINS PUKEKURA - Dunedin

Location: Dunedin

Book now to see Little Blue Penguins in their natural habitat and meet the world’s smallest penguin. Our Little Blue Penguin return at sunset so come and join us for the daily tour! The Little Blue Penguin is a protected native species and a Treasured Species. Explore the wildlife displays, shop and café where the Penguin Tour begins...(more)

HAHEI EXPLORER - Coromandel Peninsula

Location: Coromandel - Hahei

The Hahei Explorer is an hour long, travels up to 14kms, and takes the visitor into coastal islands of the marine reserve, reefs, massive sea caves and bays, including the world famous Cathedral Cove. The magnificence of this natural volcanic scenery is legendary and the approach by sea, combined with an insightful yet relaxed commentary further enhances the experience...(more)

GULF ECO ADVENTURES - Sandspit, Auckland

Location: Auckland - Great Barrier Island

Fully guided and catered charters on our beautiful 11m launch, Kokomo. Ready to take you on an adventure of your choice. Discover remote islands and great dive spots in the 1.2 million hectares of Hauraki Gulf Marine Park...(more)

AKAROA FOX II SAILING AND WILDLIFE TOURS - Akaroa

Location: Canterbury

Sail with dolphins on New Zealand's oldest ketch, the Fox II. See seals, penguins, albatross, and other sea birds on this sailing experience; as crew, or simply relax. Quiet, eco-friendly green boat, two masts, six red sails. Food, refreshments, complimentary coffee/tea. 2.5 hours, departing twice daily from Dalys Wharf, Akaroa late Dec-May. Perfect for company functions, weddings or private charters...(more)

ALPINE ADVENTURES - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown - Queenstown Town

Alpine Adventures offers luxury tours in Queenstown and throughout the South Island with a private guide for people who dream big and expect the best. Whether you’re searching for a unique day tour or the right private guide to accompany you throughout the South Island we can help. We offer Private Sightseeing Tours, Private Hikes, Snow Experiences and Heli Tours...(more)

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COASTAL KAYAKERS - Paihia, Bay of Islands

Location: Paihia

Join Coastal Kayakers for an epic, adventure-filled sea kayaking tour. Explore the beautiful coastal waters, on our Bay of Island Tour, or experience the unique horseshoe-shaped Haruru Waterfall by choosing one of our Haruru Falls Tour options. All tours are designed for beginners and include local pick-up/drop-off service and free tour photos...(more)

BLACK CAT CRUISES - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

Black Cat Cruises in Lyttelton Harbour provide ferry services to Quail Island and Diamond Harbour. Private charters also available. Discover and learn about the history of Quail Island, or pack a picnic and visit Diamond Harbour - great for swimming. Winner of the Supreme Tourism Award 2003/4...(more)

FIORDLAND EXPEDITIONS LTD - Doubtful Sound

Location: Fiordland - Manapouri

Your friendly crew will welcome you aboard with a glass of bubbly to set the mood as you take in the majesty of this amazing World Heritage area. Enjoy cruising amongst breath-taking mountain scenery as your captain gives an informative commentary on the area, its' history and how Fiordland was formed, while playful bottle-nose dolphins swim alongside...(more)

REAL JOURNEYS - Milford Sound

Location: Fiordland - Te Anau

Real Journeys is a locally owned company offering an outstanding range of tours in Milford Sound. Both day and overnight cruises that explore this magnificent fiord. Luxury coach transfers from Queenstown and Te Anau and flight connections to and from Milford Sound and Queenstown...(more)

GLACIERS COUNTRY KAYAKS - Franz Josef

Location: West Coast

We invite you on a kayaking tour that you'll never forget. Ranked number one thing to do while in Franz Josef! Explore a glacial lake, native rainforest and views of the unique alpine environment with Glacier Country Kayaks. Read more about our team, before we meet you out on the lake! Unique kayak adventure just minutes from Franz Josef Glacier!..(more)

SCENIC PACIFIC TOURS - Fox and Franz Glacier, West Coast

Location: West Coast - Franz Josef Glacier

Cross the Southern Alps through Haast Pass to the West Coast of the South Island. Our scenic tours feature the TranzAlpine Railway, West Coast Rainforest, Franz Josef Glacier, with time to walk/fly over the glacier. Optional tour of Shantytown. Also stunning tours of Queenstown, Milford Sound, Mt Cook, Auckland, Rotorua, Taupo, Waitomo Caves and the Bay of Islands available...(more)

ALBATROSS COLONY - Dunedin

Location: Dunedin

Visit the only mainland Albatross Colony in the world at the Royal Albatross Centre. Our guided tour includes cultural, social & military history, and the wildlife, with specific focus on the Northern Royal Albatross.Our Unique tour is the best way to experience the history and wildlife of Pukekura. Leave time to appreciate our cafe and gift shop. Reservations necessary...(more)

DOLPHIN SEAFARIS - Tauranga

Location: Bay of Plenty - Mt Maunganui

Our amazing Dolphin Encounters depart daily from both Tauranga and Mount Maunganui aboard our totally luxury high speed vessels, 50ft power catamaran 'Guardian' and luxury Launch 'Catchup III'. Well equipped with two decks and huge front viewing area for all passengers to enjoy the wild dolphins surfing up on the bow, our boats are comfortable, stable and very family friendly...(more)

RELAXING JOURNEYS - New Zealand

Location: South Island

Choose from over 500 New Zealand tours. We are New Zealand owned and operated and cater for the discerning traveller, travellers on a budget, and travellers who have already arrived. Our unique selection of tours and sightseeing activities have been hand-picked and meticulously planned to ensure your holiday in New Zealand will be remembered forever...(more)

SOS SURVIVAL TRAINING - Auckland

Location: North Island

Survival skills are extremely important for anyone who ventures into New Zealand’s spectacular bush. We offer half day, full day, overnight and three day survival courses for those wanting to explore our amazing wilderness. Our excellent survival instructor knows how to make sure you enjoy yourself while you learn real practical survival-skills you will need during an emergency...(more)

ZINDABAR YACHT CHARTER - Kerikeri

Location: Northland - Tutukaka Coast

Our yacht Zindabar is an 18.3 metre (60 foot), Greg Elliott designed high performance cruiser. We offer you an affordable exclusive cruise aboard our immaculately presented yacht. The best way to see the Bay of Islands is from the water and we know how to make your experience memorable. Zindabar is available for day/overnight cruises, an ideal family charter yacht...(more)

AUCKLAND TUI TOURS - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland City

Experience the best Auckland tours with local guides showing you some of the best of New Zealand. Visit the city highlights or venture further afield to Matakana vineyards, Puhoi, regional parks and stunning beaches. We can even take you to explore the magic of the Waitomo Caves or on a Hobbiton tour. Personalised options too –enquire now...(more)

PEDALTOURS - Nationwide

Location: Auckland - Auckland City

Pedaltours, since 1985: the original New Zealand guided and fully supported cycle tour company. We offer expert guides, fabulous lodges and meals, amazing scenery and wonderful  biking. 2 to 22 days. Custom tours are our speciality, budget or five-star. Freephone: From US 1 888 222 9187. From Canada: 1 877 804 9118 or +64 9 585 1338..(more)

BAY OF ISLANDS KAYAKING - Paihia

Location: Northland

Enjoy Eco Kayaking Tours and Kayak Fishing Tours amongst the beautiful Bay of Islands, NZ. Our safe, personalised tours explore hidden places that others simply can't get to (think secluded beaches and caves) and experience the rich wildlife and cultural history that the Bay of Islands is famous for. See dolphins and marine life while enjoying this fun experience...(more)

SNOWSHOEING - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown - Queenstown Town

Snowshoeing in Queenstown opens up huge possibilities for wilderness exploration and it's so easy. It's the perfect way for non-skiers to explore the mountains of Queenstown & enjoy the snow away from the crowds. We are proud of our company's reputation for providing friendly, informative and personalised guided walks for small groups in an untouched world of alpine environment...(more)

GLOWING ADVENTURES - Waitomo

Location: Waikato

Running personalised and unhurried walking cave eco-tours for small groups of 2-8 people, through beautiful and untouched native New Zealand forest and a large and impressive limestone cave system, are the team at Glowing Adventures. The cave tour includes three impressive glowworm displays. Allow 3 hours for the tour, of which approximately 2 hours is spent in the cave system...(more)

KAIKOURA WILDERNESS WALKS AND LODGE - Kaikoura

Location: Marlborough

Enjoy a walk on the wild side and experience the wilderness walk of a lifetime. Take a 3 day guided walk traverses NZ's highest privately owned land. An extraordinary journey of discovery. You will enjoy spectacular vistas of untouched wilderness, beautiful accommodation at Shearwater Lodge in an outstanding location, wonderful local cuisine and Kiwi hospitality at its very best...(more)

EARTH AND SKY OBSERVATORY - Lake Tekapo

Location: South Island

Mt JOHN OBSERVATORY TWILIGHT or NIGHT TOUR: Home to the world's biggest dark sky reserve. Experienced Astronomy Guides using lasers will navigate you across the Southern Sky, while powerful telescopes unlock familiar planets and rich star clusters. OBSERVATORY DAY TOURS: See amazing scenery from the summit of Mt John. Enjoy viewing day-time stars, before visiting New Zealand's largest telescope!..(more)

WILDWIRE - Wanaka

Location: Wanaka

Located near Treble Cone Ski-Field, Wildwire offers participants three truly unique climbing experiences. Go Wild and Wild Thing and the final ascent, Lord of the Rungs - a striking 1000m climb, with 450m of vertical, offering remarkable views. Wildwire Wanaka is the highest waterfall climb on the planet and is set amongst the natural beauty of the Twin Falls waterfalls...(more)

RIDGELINE ADVENTURES - Lake Wanaka

Location: Wanaka - Wanaka Town

Wanaka and Queenstown adventure tours and luxury transport with experienced local guides at the wheel. Treat yourself and your friends to a unique adventure tour experience or travel in comfort with knowledgeable local guides while you are in Wanaka...(more)

ABEL TASMAN ECO TOURS - Motueka

Location: Marahau Beach

Personalized boat tours and guided walks. Golden Future boat tour explores the Abel Tasman Coastline. Promised Land walking tour takes you to remote inland parts of the track. Local van tours explore the treasures of the Abel Tasman, its ecology and history, with a relaxed atmosphere and expert guides. Treasures van tour combines short walks, rivers, beaches, and a cave...(more)

HASSLE-FREE ALPINE SAFARI TOUR - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

Take an exciting jet boat ride on the mighty Waimakariri river, a 4WD adventure across Mt Torlesse High Country Station, and a scenic tour through the breathtaking Canterbury high country to Arthurs Pass National Park in the stunning Southern Alps of New Zealand on this thrilling day-tour. The return journey to Christchurch is on the world-famous TranzAlpine Train...(more)

SCENIC PACIFIC TOURS - Milford Sound, Fiordland

Location: Fiordland - Milford Sound

Tour New Zealand's stunning Fiordland National Park and cruise Milford Sound, one of the world's greatest natural wonders. Daily tours from Christchurch and Queenstown. Our Milford Sound tours are exciting, refreshing and memorable - your trip of a lifetime. Explore the world famous Milford Sound in the Fiordland World Heritage Park and enjoy a scenic cruise of Milford Sound...(more)

ALBATROSS ENCOUNTER - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

Kaikoura has the largest number of different seabirds in a small area. You can view these birds in their natural environment. Birds include albatross, petrels, shearwaters, terns, shags and gulls. Experience the sensation of getting close to the mighty albatross, one of the world's largest flight birds...(more)

COROMANDEL ADVENTURES - Coromandel Town

Location: Rotorua

Coromandel Adventures offers a wide range of affordable tours around the Coromandel Peninsula. Spend a day fishing, walking, swimming, exploring, or just relaxing on one of our great tours. We are happy to customise a tour to suit your requirements, just let us know when you make your booking and we will do our best to help you!..(more)

ADVENTURE KAYAK & CRUISE - Manapouri, Fiordland

Location: Fiordland - Manapouri

Forget about the crowds and cruise boats and experience the sights and sounds of nature at a close personal level with the team at Adventure Kayak and Cruise. Be a little different and join them on an intimate small group lake cruise or rent a kayak on the lake...(more)

SCENIC PACIFIC - Christchurch, Queenstown, Nationwide

Location: Christchurch

120 deluxe coach tours from two of New Zealand's top coach tour companies. Stunning tours of Auckland, Rotorua, Taupo, Waitomo Caves, the Bay of Islands, Christchurch, Queenstown, Mt Cook, Milford Sound and West Coast Glaciers. New Zealand coach tours are a truly exciting, refreshing and memorable trip of a lifetime. Over 70 years service to the NZ tourism industry...(more)

PELORUS TOURS - Marlborough Sounds

Location: Marlborough

Pelorus Tours invite you to Discover the spectacular Marlborough Sounds. They provide services for: Boat hire, Transport, Tours, Cruises, Fishing, Scalloping, Pelorus Sounds Mussel Farm Cruises, Sounds Winery Tours, Educational Eco-Tours, Maud Island Tours, Garden Tours, DOC Bush walks, Corporate/Family Functions...(more)

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MILFORD SOUND SELECT - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown

Discover New Zealand's most dramatic landscapes in this beautiful World Heritage Fiordland National Park. Safety and Comfort are our priorities, so this is the tour for you! Includes a boat cruise on Milford Sound, we also have a scenic helicopter trip option. Take an unforgettable trip in our glass roofed coach from Queenstown to Milford Sound with Milford Sound Select...(more)

LAKE WANAKA CRUISES - Wanaka

Location: Wanaka - Wanaka Town

As one of the most highly-rated activities on Lake Wanaka, a cruise will immerse you in scenery only experienced from the water. Discover the outstanding natural landscapes and the fascinating natural history of Lake Wanaka aboard the 55ft luxury catamaran Dual Image. For those with something different in mind from our regular cruises, Dual Image is available for private charter...(more)

AUCKLAND ADVENTURES - Auckland

Location: Taupo

We offer unique, customised tours for any size group. Choose any combination of adventure activities. Our daily adventures operate on the West Coast of Auckland at Muriwai—a spectacular beach. Popular options include mountain biking, wilderness adventures, sightseeing, winery and orchard tours. Group adventures can include abseiling, camping, team building activities and skiing packages...(more)

JET THRILLS - Christchurch

Location: Kaiapoi

The stunning Waimakariri River comes to life when you take a jet boat ride with Jet Thrills. Thrill seekers ride close to Christchurch hotels and airport. Share the guides passion for jet boating and New Zealand rivers. A Jet Thrills jet boat ride is a must do when visiting Christchurch...(more)

RED CARPET LORD OF THE RINGS TOURS - Nationwide

Location: Auckland

We take you on 6, 10 or 14 day Lord of the Rings tour of New Zealand. Let us make your dreams reality, walk in the footsteps of your favorite Tolkien character while visiting Middle Earth. Visit the best LOTR/Hobbit film sites with like-minded fans, become part of a fellowship. Enjoy a LORD OF THE RINGS tour of a lifetime!..(more)

4x4 ADVENTURES - LORD OF THE RINGS TOURS - Christchurch, Canterbury

Location: Waikari

Exclusive chauffeured / guided off-road Lord of the Rings and Custom Made tours departing Christchurch. From one day to six weeks throughout the Southern Alps and South Island. Friendly experienced hosts, small groups (Min 2, max 8). Stunning views guaranteed, no crowds or coaches, unlimited photo stops, delicious meals/refreshments and homely Kiwi accommodation. We provide exclusive quality, not quantity...(more)

GLACIER COUNTRY LAKE TOURS - Franz Josef, West Coast

Location: West Coast - Okarito and Whataroa

Scenic Cruises and Fishing Charters. The Hannah-K - a fully enclosed tour boat designed for everyone to enjoy the rugged West Coast beauty in comfort. Ideal for fishing for Salmon and Trout. Wonderful panoramic views of the Southern Alps and Franz Josef’s glaciers! Indoor and outdoor viewing platforms allow you to get up-close-and-personal with surrounding native birdlife and rainforest...(more)

WINGS OVER WHALES - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury

The best way to experience Kaikoura's mighty Sperm whale, playful Dusky Dolphins, and majestic scenery is from above! Whale watching by aeroplane offers the unique perspective of viewing the entire whale as he breathes on the ocean’s surface. You will have your own window seat and the opportunity to clearly view and photograph Kaikoura’s marine wildlife during your 30-minute flight...(more)

HIKING NEW ZEALAND - Nationwide

Location: Hawkes Bay

We are New Zealand's hiking and outdoor specialist! We have a passion for outdoor adventure, the road less travelled and sharing the beauty of our untouched wilderness. We offer a comprehensive selection of guided hikes and adventures. Hikes include: Abel Tasman, Queen Charlotte Track, Stewart Island and Hollyford Track. Adventures include: Ski Touring, Sailing, Whanganui River Canoe and Antarctic Expeditions...(more)

THE SEA KAYAK COMPANY - Abel Tasman National Park - Nelson

Location: Nelson - Abel Tasman National Park

Experience kayaking in the beautiful Abel Tasman National Park. Spend time exploring the untouched, timeless beauty, visiting beautiful golden sandy beaches, bush-clad islands suspended in clear blue waters, all warmed by endless hours of Nelson sunshine. Guided trips range from a ½ day to 5 Days or freedom kayak rentals also available...(more)

WILD KIWI ENCOUNTER - Stewart Island

Location: Southland - Stewart Island

Stewart Island Wild Kiwi Encounter invite you on their nature walk on a well-formed track across the peninsula, through spectacular coastal forest to a secluded sandy beach. After a catamaran a cruise across Paterson Inlet to Little Glory Cove, in the darkness you will get to see the Southern brown kiwi (Rakiura Tokoeka) - often searching for food...(more)

WHITE ISLAND TOURS - Whakatane

Location: Bay of Plenty

The sense of awe you get by stepping onto a live volcano make this the highlight of a holiday in New Zealand. White Island Tours invite you to cruise across the Bay of Plenty and explore the inner crater of New Zealand's most active volcano. Described as a once in a lifetime trip, this is not to be missed!..(more)

UNIQUE WHANGANUI RIVER EXPERIENCE - Whanganui River

Location: Ruapehu

Experience canoeing down the Whanganui River. Spend five days on a unique Whanganui River Experience and find out what makes the Whanganui River such an amazing place. Beautiful scenery, gourmet food, leisurely pace – what more could you want? Personally guided by owner/operator Hayden Potaka, with many years experience paddling the Whanganui River...(more)

HARRISONS CAPE RUNNER - Kaitaia

Location: Northland - Far North

Visit Cape Reinga via Ninety Mile Beach on the Ultimate 4 X 4 purpose built Truck/Bus tour. Departs Kaitaia 9:00 am daily. The tour includes places like the Ancient Kauri Kingdom, Wagener Park, Rarawa beach, Cape Reinga, Tapotupotu Bay, Te Paki Sand Dunes (toboggans on bus), Aupouri forest and much more - Adults $50, Children $25. Complimentary lunch included...(more)

STONEHENGE AOTEAROA - Wairarapa

Location: Wairarapa

Stonehenge Aotearoa was built by members of The Phoenix Astronomical Society with the support of the Royal Society of New Zealand the purpose of Stonehenge Aotearoa is to encourage people of all ages to rediscover the knowledge of their ancestors. It's a unique place of science and wonder in New Zealand & they offer a wide range of touring options...(more)

CATHEDRAL COVE DIVE - Hahei, Coromandel

Location: Coromandel

Located at the base of Cathedral Cove, Hahei offers excellent diving and snorkelling, both within the stunning Marine Reserve and outer-islands. Trips 9:30am and 1:30pm daily. Hahei is the ideal spot for the DISCOVER SCUBA DIVE - no previous experience necessary, allow three hours. Quality PADI training, hire SCUBA and snorkel-gear, sales and air fills available...(more)

SOUTHERN WILDERNESS - Nelson

Location: Nelson

We specialise in innovative day and multi-day Gourmet Guided Walks through the three National Parks of the Nelson Tasman region. Experience amazing tracks without the heavy burden of carrying your own food and equipment or the time consuming task of organising all the logistics of your trip. Custom package options also available...(more)

MILFORD SOUND DISCOVERY TOUR - Queenstown

Location: New Zealand

Enjoy a personalised small group tour on a Private Discovery Tour. Explore Fiordland, see glaciers, rainforests, waterfalls and more. Highlights and stops include the Mirror Lakes boardwalk, Knobs Flat, The Divide, Hollyford Valley lookout, The Chasm & the Homer Tunnel. At Milford Sound we take a 1.45 hour Scenic Cruise on the fiord with a less crowded small boat tour...(more)

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WANAKA BIKE TOURS - Wanaka

Location: Wanaka

Showcasing the stunning landscape that surrounds Lake Wanaka is the team at Wanaka Bike Tours. They offers the best biking options for all budgets and abilities. Set your own pace with our bike and transport package or let our guides lead the way. For something more exhilarating - a Heli bike, is a trip to remember...(more)

SHORE TRIPS AND TOURS

Location: Bay of Plenty - Mt Maunganui

Our professional, knowledgeable and local guides will ensure your day is truly memorable and get you back to your ship on time. As an industry award winner we care about the details. New Zealand’s leading small group tour company for cruise ship passengers. We offer value for money tours in Bay of Islands, Auckland, Tauranga/Rotorua, Wellington, Akaroa/Christchurch and Dunedin...(more)

HAKA EDUCATIONAL TOURS - New Zealand

Location: Queenstown

New Zealand Student Tours enable your students to experience school group travel with a difference. Learning through experiences has long been established as an effective learning method; students learn best by doing. Experiencing the best that New Zealand has to offer in its scenery, wildlife, culture and history provides the context for the very best of experiential learning...(more)

BOOM SAILING - WHITIANGA

Location: Coromandel - Slipper Island

Take in Coromandel Icons like Cathedral Cove, Hahei Marine Reserve, and Cooks Beach, on an action-packed and chilled-out exploration of Mercury Bay. Pure Sailing Fun for just you, the great outdoors and the wind whistling through your hair! There is no better way to experience the Coromandel! Or even hire out the entire boat with our experienced skipper!..(more)

RICCARTON BUSH & DEANS COTTAGE - Christchurch

Location: Ilam

Stroll through a rare and ancient native forest in the heart of Christchurch city - Canterbury's sole remnant of kahikatea floodplain forest. The 600-year-old kahikatea trees are the latest generation of a forest that established on this site 3000 years ago. Visit Deans pioneering cottage...(more)

SCENIC PACIFIC TOURS - Mt Cook, Canterbury

Location: Canterbury - Mt Cook

Comprehensive scenic tours that feature Mount Cook, Australasia's highest peak at 3,754 metres, surrounded by 200 square kilometres of alpine beauty featuring 12 glaciers. Take an overnight tour to the Mt Cook National Park. Excellent tours of Christchurch, Queenstown, Milford Sound, West Coast Glaciers, Auckland, Rotorua, Taupo, Waitomo Caves, the Bay of Islands and other locations are also available...(more)

ECO WANAKA ADVENTURES - Wanaka

Location: Queenstown - Queenstown Town

Mou Waho Island Nature Walk and Lake Cruise. Take a Cruise to this magical reserve and walk the track to the Arethusa Pool near the summit for stunning lake and alpine views. catch a glimpse of the rare flightless Buff Weka (half-day) or combine with a 4WD backcountry adventure for the Wanaka Nature Encounter (full day). Queenstown departures available...(more)

PARAMATA LODGE - West Coast, South Island

Location: West Coast - Ross

Paramata Lodge is set in a spectacular landscape of indigenous forest stretching from the Southern Alps to the Tasman Sea. The spacious guest suites and stylish shared lounges look out to sea; luxurious appointments include fine linens and deep baths designed for stargazing. Delicious continental and cooked breakfasts are included and dinners on request. Guided wilderness tours and activities available...(more)

HAMMONDS WELLINGTON TOURS - Wellington

Location: Wairarapa

Come and experience Wellington’s original sightseeing tour. Sit back, relax and enjoy your tour, with our local guides. Hammonds Wellington Tours are 58 years young and offer personalised tours. We love nothing more than showing off the Wellington region to the world! Our tours include Wellington City Sights, Martinborough Gourmet Wine Tour, Palliser Bay and the Capital Craft Beer Tour...(more)

ONCE UPON A TRIP - Nationwide

Location: South Island

Once Upon A Trip are a small team of travel experts, specialising in tailor-made New Zealand holidays and self-drive tours of all budgets. Our customers love our personalised service and in depth knowledge of NZ, both on and off the beaten track. Our philosophy is to work with small, owner-operator accommodation and activity businesses that we've experienced first-hand...(more)

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KAIKOURA KAYAKS - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury

The Kaikoura coastline is home to an abundance of marine life, including dolphins and seals, and sea birds. There is truly no better way to explore this fascinating environment than to paddle your own sea kayak on a safe, guided tour with us. No experience or swimming ability necessary to participate on these Kaikoura kayak tours...(more)

MT COOK GLACIER GUIDING - Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park

Location: Mt Cook and MacKenzie Country

Mt Cook Glacier Guiding invite you to enjoy spectacular views from the air, heli-hile, snowshoe, or ice climb! It's their pleasure to guide you on your alpine adventure. Hear the groan and grind of this massive moving river of ice, and feel the ice crunch underfoot as you walk on the glacier in New Zealand's big mountain country...(more)

STEWART ISLAND EXPERIENCE - Stewart Island

Location: Southland - Stewart Island

Discover Stewart Island, a natural world of lush bush and stunning coastline, renowned for its abundant birdlife, crystal clear waters and rich marine life. We operate Stewart Island Ferry service, daytime and multi-day cruises, tours and car, scooter and mountain bike rentals...(more)

SCENICNZ ABEL TASMAN - Nelson City & Motueka

Location: Nelson - Abel Tasman National Park

We offer daily coach services to and from the Abel Tasman and Golden Bay region. With regular services to Motueka, Kaiteriteri, Marahau, Takaka, Totaranui and the Heaphy Track. Optional day trips and packages available, incorporating launch cruises, sea-kayaking, jet boating, sailing, bush walking or simply relaxing on the golden sand beaches. Come enjoy...(more)

ELM WILDLIFE TOURS - Dunedin

Location: Otago - North Catlins

Visit one of the world's few untouched areas with its amazing wildlife and spectacular scenery. New Zealand's best wildlife tour. Our unrivalled 'Peninsula Encounter' offers close, exciting, small group viewing of royal albatross, hookers sealions, blue penguins, New Zealand fur seals and yellow eyed penguins in a beautiful isolated area. New Zealand Tourism Award winner in four categories...(more)

AUCKLAND WHALE & DOLPHIN SAFARI - Auckland

Location: Auckland

Experience the breath-taking Hauraki Gulf Marine Park. Departing directly from Auckland's Viaduct Harbour, be welcomed aboard our 20 metre, purpose-built vessel ‘Dolphin Explorer’ for an unforgettable marine mammal eco-safari out on the sparkling waters of the Hauraki Gulf. 4.5 hour eco-cruise on Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf, including guaranteed whale and dolphin viewing – or you get a free trip on us!..(more)

CAPITAL PERSONALISED TOURS - Wellington

Location: Wairarapa - Martinborough

Capital Personalised Tours invites you to witness the sights of the Capital city up close and personal, before experiencing the beauty of the coastline encompassing Wellington. Travelling in a luxury 4WD, we offer a range of personalised tours to ensure you get the most out of your visit. We also have Wellington movie tours, sightseeing & city tours...(more)

JUCY CRUISE MILFORD SOUND - Milford Sound

Location: Queenstown

JUCY Cruise Milford Sound is the ultimate scenic experience of a lifetime. Travel along the most impressive fiord in Fiordland National Park and see majestic mountains and sheer cliffs rising from the depths beneath, seals, dolphins and the rare Fiordland crested penguin. At the end of your cruise, enjoy a free shower from some of the world's freshest water!’..(more)

BACK TO NATURE TOURS - Dunedin

Location: Dunedin - Dunedin City

Spend a day experiencing rare wildlife, stunning viewpoints, iconic architecture and taking you shoes off to walk on a pristine beach. Enjoy all this on our Dunedin day tours that are scheduled to work in with our busy cruise ship calendar. Let our experienced guides bring you back to nature on a journey through history, scenery and wildlife...(more)

AUCKLAND & BEYOND TOURS - Auckland

Location: Rotorua

Explore New Zealand and discover it's hidden secrets with the team at Auckland & Beyond Tours. Join their budget and affordable tours that depart every day from Auckland to reveal the hidden beauty of New Zealand. Their comfortable & luxurious vehicles to transport you to any magical place you choose...(more)

PADDLE WANAKA - Wanaka

Location: Wanaka - Wanaka Town

Paddle Wanaka SUP & Sail specialises in Kayak, Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Board and Catamaran rentals. Our locally based, friendly guiding team will take you through the history and development of the stunning Wanaka region while taking you through your paces on the water. The ideal day out for people of all experience levels, from beginners through to experienced kayakers...(more)

POHATU PENGUINS - Akaroa, Banks Peninsula

Location: New Zealand

Pohatu - the largest little penguin colony on mainland New Zealand. Visit this remote and beautiful area, meet the local experts and learn of conservation and day-to-day life of white-flippered penguins within the large Pohatu Colony by 4WD safari. Sea kayaking safaris give wonderful wildlife viewing opportunities and allow the adventurous to explore New Zealand's stunning coastline...(more)

COAST UP CLOSE AKAROA CRUISES - Akaroa

Location: Christchurch

This exciting Akaroa boat cruise will take you outside the harbour and beside steep cliffs, archways and sea caves. The area around Akaroa is amazing - come explore it with a knowledgeable, local skipper onboard our comfortable, classic Kauri launch. Enjoy and photograph stunning scenery and abundant bird and wild life including the rare Hectors dolphins, fur seals and penguins...(more)

ROGUE PONY TOURS - Northland

Location: Northland

Rogue Pony Tours offer private tours of the Bay of Islands and Northland. Providing relaxed sightseeing for those with a passion for adventure. Your personal guide can happily customise your trip and we also offer a selection of scenic, historic, back country and art gallery tours. Let your hair down and enjoy exploring Northland with us...(more)

DOLPHIN ENCOUNTER - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury

Go dolphin watching and swimming in Kaikoura. Get wonderful views of the spectacular and acrobatic dusky dolphins from one of our boats. See the dolphins in their natural environment with the option to swim amongst these friendly, playful creatures. Swimming with the dolphins is an experience of a lifetime...(more)

REDWOODS TREEWALK - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

Feel the spirit of Rotorua’s iconic Redwood Forest from above and up close amongst these old gentle giants. This suspended 30-minute ecological walk provides a unique bird’s eye perspective of the forest, capturing its picturesque beauty and ambience which is even more stunning in wet weather...(more)

COAST TO COAST TOURS - Auckland

Location: Rotorua

Tripadvisor's 2011 Certificate of Excellence Award winners. An 'all-inclusive' tour exploring west Auckland’s coast and countryside where our family has lived since 1922. Tour includes a visit to our own historic sheep farm & Homestead. With rainforest, craft-market, wine-tasting at an award-winning winery, honey-tasting at BeesOnline Honey Centre, world famous gannet colony, Muriwai's black sand beach...(more)

MOATREK NEW ZEALAND SMALL GROUP TOURS - Nationwide

Location: Taranaki

Experience the best of New Zealand's exceptional landscape and renowned hospitality with our small group tours ranging from 4 to 23 days. Visiting the North and South Island's most memorable destinations you'll discover natural wonders, beautiful private gardens and warm country hosts. MoaTrek's small group tours cater 18 travellers maximum and are designed for active travellers seeking unique experiences...(more)

KAIKOURA LLAMA TREKKING - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

Kaikoura Llama Trekking includes spectacular views of the Kaikoura mountain ranges, North Island, and Kaikoura peninsular. The full-day trek is a high country trek on private land, and the half-day trek includes a coastal trek along the Kaikoura Bay, a visit to Fyffe House, peninsular seal colony and a free picnic with hot/cold drinks and homemade cake!..(more)

SIBERIA WILDERNESS ADVENTURE - Makarora

Location: West Coast

This amazing half-day wilderness experience combinines a spectacular helicopter flight, valley walk and jet boat ride. Enjoy aerial views of towering ice carved mountains and glaciers. Land in the remote Siberia Valley and take a relaxing three-hour walk on a well marked track. Rendezvous for a fast paced river jet safari through icy blue waters...(more)

CHRISTCHURCH ATTRACTIONS - Avon River Punting

Location: Canterbury

Punting on the Avon is one of the iconic tourist attractions in Christchurch. Glide along the peaceful Avon River in Christchurch, summer or winter, wrapped in luxury as a skilled boatperson propels you through a romantic wonderland. "Welcome aboard," says your punter. We supply blankets, umbrellas and even hot water bottles, so you feel snug if it gets chilly...(more)

GOOD COMPANY TOURS - Dunedin

Location: Otago

We specialise in small group and nature tours. Enjoy your visit to Dunedin with good company, making it fun and interesting. You'll learn the history and folklore whilst visiting the most spectacular hilltop photo spots in this beautiful city; explore the oldest university campus in New Zealand and the most modern stadium. Enjoy ocean views round the peninsula...(more)

HEART OF NZ TOURS - Auckland

Location: Auckland - North Shore

We are passionate about our country and lifestyle and really want to share that with others, show them some off the track places to go that most visitors don't get to see and experience the stuff we do. We love to be in the outdoors whether it be bush walking, tramping, snorkelling, fishing or just enjoying the amazing scenery...(more)

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WILLOWBANK WILDLIFE RESERVE - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

Meet Kiwi, cheeky Kea, ancient Tuatara, our bush parrot the Kaka and the rare Takahe - New Zealand's Big 5. Close encounters of the 'wildlife kind' are a trademark. Feed wild eels and make friends with the livestock breeds unique to New Zealand. Hear the kiwi as they forage by your feet. Open from 9:30 am till dusk daily...(more)

PUHI PEAKS HUNTING - Kaikoura, NZ

Location: Marlborough

Hunt on the highest freehold land in New Zealand with our experienced and knowledgeable guides. Tailored packages to suit your requirements. Puhi Peaks Hunting operates under a deer management plan as part of the overall management of internationally renowned Puhi Peaks Nature Reserve...(more)

CASTLEPOINT TOURS - Wairarapa

Location: New Zealand

Let Castlepoint Tours do the driving as they show you around Castlepoint, a place of dramatic landscapes, amazing views and spectacular walking tracks! We pick you up from the Masterton railway station (or other Wairarapa location by arrangement)...(more)

WALKING LEGENDS GUIDED WALKS - North Island NZ

Location: Hawkes Bay

Join a small group for one of the Great Walks of New Zealand - Tongariro Crossing, Coromandel and Lake Waikaremoana. We offer 1 - 4 day guided walks and hiking tours with small backpacks and expert guides. Experience the North Island's best walks with a small, fun group. Everything provided, including transport from Rotorua, Matamata, Taupo or National Park Village...(more)

KAHU KAYAKS - Abel Tasman, Nelson

Location: Nelson - Abel Tasman National Park

Enjoy a range of guided tours or freedom rental sea kayaking trips. Our guided kayak trips with will take you along a stunning stretch of coastline for a fantastic sea kayaking experience. Enjoy amazing views of Abel Tasman National Park, check out nesting cormorants, sea caves, islands and the world famous Split Apple Rock...(more)

BRIDGE TO NOWHERE LODGE & TOURS - Whanganui River

Location: North Island

Experience the isolation and beauty of the New Zealand bush - a unique, extremely remote wilderness haven accessible only by river. Comfortable accommodation. Delicious farmhouse cuisine. Jet boat tours to the surreal 'Bridge to Nowhere' in the middle of the Whanganui National Park wilderness...(more)

REAL JOURNEYS - Doubtful Sound

Location: Queenstown

We are a local company that has operated excursions in Fiordland for 60 years. Real Journeys lets you explore Doubtful Sound with day, overnight or coach/cruise options: *Wilderness Day Cruises - three-hour wilderness cruise through the fiord with our on-board nature guide. *Overnight Cruises - ultimate dinner, bed and breakfast experience in Doubtful Sound (private en suite cabins)...(more)

STEWART ISLAND EXPERIENCE - Village and Bays Tours

Location: Southland

Come on our Village and Bays Tours on Stewart Island, explore Oban and surrounding bays in our modern mini-buses. Gain an entertaining insight into the community, its history and environment. We also operate Stewart Island Ferry services, Paterson Inlet Cruises and car and mountain bike rentals..(more)

FOX GLACIER GUIDING - West Coast

Location: West Coast

Take a breathtaking guided trip amidst fascinating ice formations on the West Coast's longest glacier with New Zealand's most experienced glacier guiding company. Our guides are trained through the internationally recognized New Zealand Mountain Guides Association to ensure your safety. We offer a full range of trips to suit all fitness levels...(more)

GLASS BOTTOM BOAT - Whitianga, Coromandel

Location: North Island

One to two hour boat cruises around Mercury Bay to take in spectacular Coromandel scenery including Cathedral Cove, and local marine reserve. Tours depart from Hahei onboard the Hahei Explorer and from Whitianga on the Glass Bottom Boat...(more)

FIORDLAND OUTDOORS CO. - Te Anau, Fiordland

Location: Fiordland - Doubtful Sound

Fiordland Outdoors Company offers you authentic tailor-made adventures in Fiordland National Park...(more)

AUCKLAND SEA SHUTTLES - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland Harbour

Auckland Sea Shuttles will take you where you want, when you want. You can book a time that suits you! We're a professional chartered water-taxi service in the Hauraki Gulf, making Auckland and its neighbouring islands accessible for you to enjoy. We'll take you on family days out, fishing and diving trips, or around the harbour at night...(more)

REAL ROTORUA - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua - Rotorua City

Real Rotorua offers guided sight-seeing tours of the Rotorua area. With our small tour group sizes and relaxed atmosphere we are able to customise our tours to suit the needs of the group. Our friendly and informative driver-guides deliver a genuine Kiwi travel experience that will stay in your memory for years to come...(more)

THE ROAD TRIP - New Zealand wide

Location: Bay of Plenty

We run our personalised tours to the highest standard, creating memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you are here for 4 or 25 days, we will put together any sort of trip and for any group size. You choose the level of accommodation and time you have and we will put together a personalised tour for you...(more)

BLACK SHEEP TOURING CO. - New Zealand Wide

Location: Bay of Plenty

Black Sheep Touring Co. is one of the world's leading travel specialists in small, flexible guided tours and self-drive trips around New Zealand, from all-inclusive luxury tours to walking adventures to custom itineraries just for you. Let us immerse you in the adventure, wildlife, and culture that New Zealand has to offer, while enjoying quality lodgings and fabulous dining nightly...(more)

WHITE HERON SANCTUARY TOURS - Whataroa, Westland

Location: West Coast - Hokitika

Enjoy a visit New Zealand's only White Heron (Kotuku) nesting colony. The stunning White Heron breeds only in a single secret location in what is one of the most romantic parts of New Zealand—in the Waitangiroto nature reserve—part of the South Westland World Heritage area. Our rainforest nature tours and scenic jetboating operate all year round...(more)

DOUBTFUL SOUND KAYAK & CRUISE - Fiordland

Location: Fiordland - Doubtful Sound

For a totally unique experience, leave the crowds behind and join us on the water in a sea kayak. We guarantee your trip to Lake Manapouri and Doubtful Sound will be memorable. The rich variety of landscape makes Fiordland a popular destination for those who would like to experience the amazing sights and sounds of nature at a personal level...(more)

SAND SAFARIS CAPE REINGA TOURS - Kaitaia

Location: Northland - Ahipara

Experience the best of the Far North on this day trip. The tour highlights include Cape Reinga, sand boarding at Te Paki sand dunes, Tapotupotu Bay, a leisurely drive on 90 Mile Beach and more. Lunch and sand boards provided. Frequent stops. Driver commentary. Departs once daily from Ahipara, Kaitaia or Awanui...(more)

SEAL SWIM KAIKOURA - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury

This is one of those nature experiences that opens your mind to the magnificence of our natural environment and inhabitants. A must do in New Zealand. Recently listed by ‘Lonely Planet’ as one of the top 10 Marine Encounters Worldwide, snorkelling with fur seals in the shallow waters of the beautiful Kaikoura Peninsula. A true unique experience...(more)

KEWPIE SCENIC HARBOUR CRUISE - Mount Maunganui

Location: Bay of Plenty - Mt Maunganui

Join a Scenic Cruise on the iconic KEWPIE, cruising the inner Tauranga Harbour and visiting isolated islands and peninsulas. There are options to Hop-on Hop-off at Matakana Island at no extra cost. Join us on the scheduled 1hr Scenic Cruises or hire the vessel for a scenic tour, corporate or party cruise. Licenced Bar...(more)

GUIDED NATURE WALKS - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown - Queenstown Town

Guided Walks NZ takes you into some of the most beautiful and spectacular areas in the Queenstown region and show you what makes this such a special area. We have chosen our range of walks for their natural history, scenic beauty, remoteness and varied terrain. Guided Walks NZ will be the most memorable part of your New Zealand experience...(more)

QUEENSTOWN EXPEDITIONS - Glenorchy, Queenstown - Otago

Location: Otago

Queenstown Expeditions provide a glass-roof 4WD tour vehicle has been made for your comfort on our New Zealand roads. In the morning discover The Old Gold Trail in Central Otago. In the afternoon visit the paradise of Glenorchy with the best scenery in the world. Locally owned and operated, our staff are all Kiwis with local knowledge...(more)

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OPARARA GUIDED TOURS - Karamea, West Coast South Island

Location: West Coast - Karamea

Discover a unique combination of natural landforms, diverse ecosystems and spectacular caves and arches created by a million years of undisturbed isolation. The Oparara is located in a remote corner of the warm rainforest of the Northern West Coast of New Zealand, near Karamea. Explore this beautiful and special piece of New Zealand with us...(more)

DRIFTWOOD ECO-TOURS - Marlborough

Location: Marlborough - Blenheim

Driftwood Eco-tours is a boutique company based near Blenheim. Their guides lead small groups into natural environments to learn about the wildlife, history and geology of the area by kayak and vehicle. They have access to the sacred and peaceful Wairau Lagoons, with the special permission of the first indigenous settlers the Rangitane...(more)

MILFORD SOUND CRUISES - Milford Sound

Location: Fiordland

Join Southern Discoveries on an awe-inspiring quest to discover the heart of Milford Sound on a Scenic, Encounter or Discover More cruise. With our modern, newly refurbished fleet of vessels and the launch of the Milford Discovery Centre and underwater observatory, Southern Discoveries can deliver the entire Milford Sound experience...(more)

INSIDE NEW ZEALAND WILDERNESS ADVENTURES - Makarora

Location: Wanaka - Makarora

Great Kiwi walks—the ultimate in New Zealand wilderness trekking. These 'Great Kiwi Walks' offer true inspiration for the soul! Enjoy a half to full-day eco-trekking adventure amongst lush native rainforest, ancient river valleys and beautiful alpine scenery with access by air or jet boat. Our helicopter-walk-jetboat adventures include the Siberia Wilderness Adventure and Jumboland Wilderness Adventure...(more)

BUSH & BEACH - Waitakere, Auckland

Location: Waikato

Our day tours from Auckland transport you from the bustle of the city straight into the real New Zealand. Enjoy daily guided tours to the lush rainforest and black sand beaches of the rugged west coast, Coromandel Peninsula and untamed Great Barrier Island. This trip of a lifetime will create unforgettable memories of unique, wild, untamed New Zealand...(more)