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SKY TOWER - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland City

At 328 metres Auckland's Sky Tower is the tallest man-made structure in New Zealand and offers breathtaking views for up to 80 kilometres in every direction. A truly captivating experience awaits. Travel up in the glass-fronted lifts to one of the three spectacular viewing platforms, or for more excitement SkyWalk round the pergola or SkyJump off the Tower...(more)

ENERGY JET Hurunui River Experiences - North Canterbury

Location: Hurunui District

Energy Jet offers unique jet boating experiences from the mountains to the sea along the beautiful Hurunui River in North Canterbury New Zealand. Explore the narrow canyons, whitewater action and river braids of the beautiful Hurunui River with an energising jet boat adventure...(more)

SHE'S A LADY YACHT CHARTERS - Paihia

Location: Russell

Offering a full day sailing trip in the beautiful Bay of Islands or private charters and sunset tours are the team at She's A Lady Sailing Charters. Join us for a sailing adventure in the with a small personalised group. Help helm and learn the ropes. Fishing while under sail. Island stop with heaps of time ashore...(more)

ONERING TOURS - Twizel

Location: Twizel

Visit the LOTR Middle-earth film location of Gondor, The White Mountains and the Entwash, only a short drive from the South Canterbury town of Twizel. Director Sir Peter Jackson shot scenes for the Return of The King on this private high-country land in 2000. Tours include use of replica swords and Gondorian helmets. Learn about how the movie was made...(more)

GLASS BOTTOM BOAT - Whitianga, Coromandel

Location: Coromandel - Whitianga

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)

CLARKS COACHLINES - New Zealand

Location: Christchurch

One of New Zealand's premier touring coach and charter bus operators. With over 40 years experience, Clarks Coachlines have what it takes to satisfy. Our luxury tour coaches and charter buses provide air-conditioned comfort. Multi-day bus tour or coach charter. We can assist to ensure you see the very best of what New Zealand has to offer. Ideal group transport...(more)

HUKA PRAWN PARK - Taupo

Location: Taupo - Wairakei

On the banks of the beautiful Waikato River, just minutes from Taupo towncentre, you will find the iconic and unique family playground, of Huka Prawn Park. With acres of land dedicated to the production of New Zealand fresh water prawns, and pure family fun, Huka Prawn Park offers a day of fun and excitement for all ages...(more)

SOARING KIWI HOP ON HOP OFF TOURS - Christchurch City

Location: Riccarton

Join us on New Zealand's only Open Top Double Decker City Tour! Our classic 1960's London Open Top Double Decker buses offer a fun and informative tour of Christchurch. Learn about Christchurch's fascinating history from the pioneering days through to modern day times and learn how Christchurch is recovering from the devastating February 22 earthquake...(more)

TEKAPO STAR GAZING - Tekapo

Location: Canterbury

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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STARDOME OBSERVATORY & PLANETARIUM - Auckland

Location: Auckland

One of Auckland's best and most popular attractions where you can experience the unique wonders of New Zealand's night sky through telescopes and Planetarium shows. Be amazed and awestruck as your guide takes you on an unforgettable tour of our universe. Planetarium shows run every night (Wednesday to Sunday) and weekend afternoons. Evening shows include courtyard telescope viewing (weather permitting)...(more)

EARTH AND SKY OBSERVATORY - Lake Tekapo

Location: Mt Cook and MacKenzie Country

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)

AIR FORCE MUSEUM OF NEW ZEALAND - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch South

Experience one of the world's best military aviation collections at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand; from aircraft, engines and assorted parts to medals and personal war stories. Come and explore our collection, fly a simulator, take a guided tour and enjoy our children's activities. FREE ADMISSION, open daily...(more)

THE GREAT WAR EXHIBITION - Wellington

Location: Wellington - Wellington City

This exhibition tells the story in brilliant colour, evaporating 100 years, so we can understand and empathise with those who lived through this terrible war...which is so important now and into the future...(more)

AUCKLAND MUSEUM - Auckland

Location: Auckland

Welcome to Auckland War Memorial Museum, where exciting stories of the Pacific and New Zealand are told within a memorial dedicated to those who have sacrificed their lives for our country. This Auckland museum also has exhibits featuring the flora, fauna and landforms of our unique islands...(more)

INTERNATIONAL ANTARCTIC CENTRE - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

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)

SPACE PLACE AT CARTER OBSERVATORY - Wellington

Location: Wellington - Wellington City

At the top of the Botanic Gardens, the Carter Observatory is home to a full-dome planetarium offering excellent shows with virtual tours of the local skies; multimedia displays of Polynesian and European navigation, Maori cosmology, space and New Zealanders; and some of NZ's finest telescopes and astronomical artefacts. Open daily 10am - 5pm (open until 9.30pm Tuesdays/Saturdays). Closed Christmas Day...(more)

LEOPARD COACHLINES - Christchurch & Auckland

Location: Canterbury

Our modern fleet of buses and coaches will make your journey relaxing, comfortable and enjoyable. From your first contact, you can rely on Leopard Coachlines to take the time to understand your needs, focus on your specific requirements and offer advice gained through years of experience. Leopard is a long established family business operating from depots in Christchurch and Auckland...(more)

WAIMANGU VOLCANIC VALLEY - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

Created on 10 June 1886, Waimangu is the only geothermal system in the world formed within historic times because of a volcanic eruption. Walk through the craters of Waimangu Volcanic Valley and take a boat cruise on crater Lake Rotomahana to view amazing geothermal activity. A 'must do' eco-experience when you visit Rotorua...(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)

MY KIWI ADVENTURE - Tongariro National Park

Location: Ruapehu - Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Conveniently located in National Park Village, My Kiwi Adventure offers a one stop shop for booking all your adventure activities in Tongariro National Park. From transport to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Mt Ruapehu or other local hikes, to mountain biking, guided stand up paddle boarding and much more. Best value, best service guaranteed...(more)

MOHAKA RAFTING - Te Pohue, Hawke's Bay

Location: New Zealand

Mohaka Rafting provides exciting day and multi-day trips on grade II, III and V water. Our full-day grade III is our most popular trip and includes cliff jumps, gorges and canyons, visiting a gold mine and swimming rapids. We also offer Heli-raft expeditions through the Kaweka Forest Park while camping at hot springs, fishing and relaxing...(more)

CORNERSTONE ALPACA STUD - Gordonton

Location: Gordonton

Conveniently situated in Gordonton Village, Cornerstone Alpacas is just an hour from Auckland and 8 minutes to the north of Hamilton. Book a farm visit and meet and feed our friendly alpacas. Combine with a day trip to enjoy our local Gordonton Village. Visit Woodlands Historic Homestead & Gardens, Zealong Tea Estate (just 5 mins from our farm) and Hobbiton...(more)

SHAILERS BED & BREAKFAST - Hamilton

Location: Waikato

Shailers Bed and Breakfast offer informative and fun tours of their 400 cow, 128 hectare dairy farm in the picturesque Waikato region in central North Island. Each tour is designed to suit the unique needs of the guests and is influenced by the seasonal activities at the time. Many guests have described this tour as the highlight of their holiday...(more)

NATURE QUEST NEW ZEALAND - Dunedin

Location: New Zealand

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)

WAITANGI TREATY GROUNDS - Waitangi

Location: Paihia

Panoramic views over Bay of Islands from New Zealand's most important historic site. The Treaty of Waitangi, New Zealand's founding document, was signed here in 1840. The Treaty Grounds include the award winning Museum of Waitangi, Treaty House, carved Meeting House, and world’s largest ceremonial war canoe. Daily guided tours and cultural performances. Hangi & Concert available, November to May...(more)

HAKA EDUCATIONAL TOURS - New Zealand

Location: South Island

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)