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INTERISLANDER COOK STRAIT FERRY - Picton - Wellington - Picton

Location: Wellington

The three-hour, 92-kilometre journey between Picton and Wellington is one of NZ's most iconic tourist experiences and acknowledged as one of the most spectacular ferry crossings in the world. Up to 11 crossings a day, carrying passengers and vehicles. Comfort, friendly hospitality and service with Wi-Fi, cinemas, premium lounges, children's playgrounds, en suite cabins and much more on board...(more)

ZINDABAR YACHT CHARTER - Kerikeri

Location: Russell

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)

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)

BAY EXPLORER ISLAND & WILDLIFE CRUISE - Tauranga

Location: Bay of Plenty - Mt Maunganui

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)

SEAL SWIM KAIKOURA - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

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)

R&R KAYAKS - Abel Tasman National Park

Location: Nelson - Abel Tasman National Park

We are a small family-owned sea kayak company. Take advantage of our many years of industry experience and extensive local knowledge. The Abel Tasman National Park is a special place to our family (whānau) and we are excited to share its history and natural beauty with you. Our base is brand new and purpose built - just for sea kayaking!..(more)

ABEL TASMAN ECO TOURS - Motueka

Location: Nelson

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)

STEADFAST TRADITIONAL SAIL - Marlborough Sounds

Location: Marlborough - Picton

Steadfast is a big, beautiful, gaff cutter based in glorious Marlborough Sounds offering traditional sailing at its best. Day cruises from French Pass, extended cruises throughout Marlborough Sounds and Tasman Bay. Available for both private and corporate charters. We also offer educational experiences to school groups. Join in the work of setting and handling sail, or just relax...(more)

R TUCKER THOMPSON DAY SAIL - Bay of Islands

Location: Russell

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)

AUCKLAND SEA SHUTTLES - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Hauraki Gulf

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)

ABEL TASMAN CHARTERS - Abel Tasman National Park

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)

REAL JOURNEYS - Milford Sound

Location: Fiordland - Milford Sound

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)

FULLERS GREATSIGHTS DOLPHIN CRUISES - Bay of Islands

Location: Northland

Explore this subtropical area, its stunning beauty and fascinating history with Fullers GreatSights Dolphin Cruises. Proud to be part of the history of the Bay of Islands and look forward to sharing the story of where it all began. Discover the hidden secrets of the Bay of Islands, see marine wildlife at play and experience New Zealand's warmest-waters...(more)

BOOM SAILING - WHITIANGA

Location: Coromandel - Whitianga

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)

EXPLORE GROUP - Auckland

Location: Auckland

Explore Group Auckland are locally owned and managed and offer exhilarating sailing experiences on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour. Come onboard with us and explore Auckland by sea, it's an experience you'll never forget. Our America's Cup Sailing experience has become an Auckland "must do" for many people and is a well-loved and recognised symbol of the city...(more)

BAREFOOT SAILING ADVENTURES

Location: Northland - Bay of Islands

Enjoy a magical day exploring the Bay of Islands on a catamaran. Great value 6 hour sailing cruise with all activities and food included. A 2 hour stopover at our chosen island destination to enjoy snorkeling, paddle boarding, native birdlife, scenic walks. Evening cruises available also, Dec-March. Enjoy a 'day in the bay, the kiwi way,' with the Barefoot crew...(more)

HAHEI EXPLORER CATHEDRAL COVE BOAT TOUR - Coromandel Peninsula

Location: Coromandel

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)

FREIGHTER TRAVEL (NZ) - Worldwide

Location: Bay of Plenty - Tauranga

Join a voyage aboard a cargo ship from almost anywhere in the world to New Zealand or home again... we can provide you with the adventure of a lifetime. You can visit places you have only dreamed about and return home with a store of adventures and memories to cherish...(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)

ABEL TASMAN SEA SHUTTLES - Abel Tasman National Park

Location: Nelson

Visit the stunning Abel Tasman National Park in comfort, safety and style with experienced skippers from Abel Tasman Sea Shuttles. Seven-days-a-week service. All trips offer scenic viewing stops and commentaries about the stunning Abel Tasman National Park features. See wildlife, golden sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and lush native bush...(more)

AKAROA FOX II SAILING AND WILDLIFE TOURS - Akaroa

Location: Christchurch - Akaroa and Banks Peninsula

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)

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)

WHALE WATCH - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury

New Zealand's ultimate year-round nature experience offers exciting close encounters with giant sperm whales. Kaikoura's semi-resident sperm whales share their unique world with many other animals, including other whale and dolphin species, seals and albatross - all regularly sighted on tours. Our 95% success rate means we guarantee an 80% refund if your Whale Watch tour doesn't see a whale...(more)

ALBATROSS V EXPEDITIONS - Russell

Location: Northland

Based from historic Russell in the stunning beauty of New Zealand's renowned Bay of Islands, Albatross V Expeditions provide affordable sightseeing tours and fun-filled adventure voyages in majestic old-world comfort and style. Just a few hours north of Auckland, a scenic paradise full of adventure, exploration and wonder awaits.....(more)

DOLPHIN SEAFARIS - Tauranga

Location: Bay of Plenty

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)

ZIG ZAG CHARTERS - Mangonui, Northland

Location: Northland - Far North

Based at Mangonui in stunning Doubtless Bay on the east coast of Northland, New Zealand. Zig Zag Charters offer full day and overnight boat charters as well as day and half-day trips for individual passengers. Our yacht, Zig Zag, is a very stable 58-foot catamaran with two full-bathrooms and two double-berth cabins. Licensed for up to 30 passengers...(more)

REAL JOURNEYS - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown - Queenstown Town

Real Journeys is a locally owned company with a variety of excursions at Walter Peak High Country Farm combined with scenic lake cruises on board the TSS Earnslaw Vintage Steamship. Choose between farm tours, horse trekking or a gourmet BBQ lunch or dinner at the Colonel’s Homestead Restaurant in a beautiful lakeside setting...(more)

BUCKET LIST CHARTERS - Opua, Bay of Islands

Location: Northland - Bay of Islands

Bucket List Charters are based in Opua, the gateway to the historic and beautiful Bay of Islands. We are one of New Zealand's premier charter vessels. Accommodating intimate groups of up to 8 people overnight, or 25 guests for a day trip, we cater for a range of activities including sightseeing, fishing, snorkelling, tramping, water skiing and marine encounters...(more)

TOUR ZEALAND - Auckland

Location: Bay of Plenty

Starting with a conversation to get your journey underway, Tour Zealand creates a privately guided journey especially for you, hand-picked experiences to suit your individual style. Jane and the team are seasoned travellers who love to trout fish, hike, mountain bike and embrace nature, photography and adventure along the way. Come join us, share New Zealand’s unique beauty...(more)

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CATHEDRAL COVE SCENIC TOURS - Whitianga

Location: Coromandel

Coromandel scenic boat tours operating from Whitianga. See the towering Shakespeare's cliffs and venture into Cooks blowhole, see Cooks Beach and visit Cathedral Cove. Visit and swim within the Marine Reserve. Explore the spectacular volcanic coastline, amazing sea caves including the impressive Orua cave. Five star Trip advisor rating and 2013, 14 and 15 excellence awards...(more)

ABEL TASMAN WAKA TOURS - WAKA ABEL TASMAN - Kaiteriteri

Location: Marahau Beach

Group Journeys, Haerenga ā-rōpū.
Let us create a unique experience for your school, business, iwi, tour or team-building group. Paddle as a group along the coast, try your hand at racing, or ask us to design a customised adventure, especially for your crew. Watch fresh air, exercise and co-operation work their wonders. Each double-hulled waka seats a maximum of 11 people...(more)

PELORUS TOURS - Marlborough Sounds

Location: Pelorus Sound

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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EZYFISHING CHARTERS - Bay of Plenty

Location: Lake Taupo

Lindsay Hunt is the owner/operator of His Nibs. He's been a hunter & fisherman since his childhood and takes pride in sharing his passion with travelers from all over the world. He'll do everything possible to give you the best day out the beautiful Bay Of Plenty can offer, whether it's world famous Taupo trout or a back-country hunting experience...(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)

KAWAU CRUISES - Sandspit, Auckland

Location: New Zealand

Kawau Cruises invite you to enjoy a romantic weekend away, corporate retreat, wedding destination, holiday with the family or a short break with friends. It doesn't matter what excuse you use to spend more time on the truly unique, scenic and historic wonderland of Kawau Island, or destinations in the Hauraki Gulf - Kawau Cruises ensure a hassle-free occasion...(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)

AKAROA SAILING CRUISES - Akaroa, Banks Peninsula

Location: Christchurch

Our environmentally sustainable and exciting harbour cruise around Akaroa Harbour is one of a kind! Enjoy an encounter with wildlife, on their terms without disrupting their environment, before having some basic, personal sail training. Our 47-foot classic ocean sailing yacht, Manutara, is one of the last A-Class keelers built. Guests will love this 2.5-hour sail experience cruise around Akaroa Harbour...(more)

LAKE WANAKA CRUISES - Wanaka

Location: Wanaka

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)

DOUBTFUL SOUND OVERNIGHT CRUISE - Fiordland

Location: Fiordland - Doubtful Sound

Experience isolated, beautiful Doubtful Sound aboard the MV Southern Secret as part of our personalised tour of Doubtful Sound. By day watch playful marine animals such as dolphins, seals and penguins that call the fiord home; at night listen for the calls of Morepork or Weka! Activities include fishing, swimming and star gazing. Join our wonderful journey of discovery today...(more)

ELM WILDLIFE TOURS - Dunedin

Location: Dunedin

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)

RELAXING JOURNEYS - New Zealand

Location: Northland

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)

WEST COAST SCENIC WATERWAYS - Hokitika

Location: West Coast

West Coast Scenic Waterways invite you to capture the picturesque beauty of the Mahinapua waterways along the original route used by pioneers, gold-diggers and early explorers. Enjoy freedom kayaking or a cruise aboard the Eco Adventurer or relax to birdsong tranquillity as you take in the scenery; the mirror finished lake with the snow-capped mountains in the distance...(more)

GLASS BOTTOM BOAT - Whitianga, Coromandel

Location: Coromandel - Hahei

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)

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)

CHRISTCHURCH SEA KAYAKING - Central Christchurch

Location: Sumner

Christchurch Sea Kayaking offer guided tours in double sea kayaks down the beautiful Avon river. See the City from a different perspective. With many highlights such as the Red Zone, migrating and native wading birds and great views of the Port Hills, this is a fantastic trip for everyone. All equipment provided, no experience necessary and shuttle provided afterwards...(more)

COROMANDEL FISHING CHARTERS - Te Kouma

Location: Auckland - Great Barrier Island

Coromandel Fishing Charters specialise in affordable fishing experiences that give you the opportunity to catch snapper and other New Zealand fish species. Our charters depart from Hannaford's Wharf which is located in Te Kouma (only 10 minutes from Coromandel Town). Our modern vessel Joint Venture is comfortable, fast and the ideal fishing platform...(more)

NORTHLAND DIVE - Whangaruru

Location: Northland - Whangaruru

Northland Dive offers world-class diving for tec to open water divers, dive courses, gear hire, air fills, accommodation and meals, plus a fun, social and relaxed atmosphere. Northland Dive Lodge is geared to accommodate independent divers and large dive groups. Variety of après-dive entertainment such as pool, darts, tv/dvd, reading material, cards and board games...(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)

WINDBORNE CHARTERS - Whitianga

Location: Coromandel - Whitianga

Sail on the Windborne, a 62 ft. gaff rigged topsail schooner that has been sailing the oceans of the world since 1928. Windborne Charters offer 1-day cruises to 4-day adventure vacations in the most scenic and romantic cruising grounds of the Mercury Bay and surrounding Islands...(more)

ABEL TASMAN SAILING ADVENTURES - Nelson

Location: Nelson

Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures offer day sailing tours aboard fast comfortable catamarans. The most peaceful and relaxing way to see the Abel Tasman—New Zealand's best sailing location. With half-day, full-day, and multi-day tour options, we'll make the most of your time. Private charters for specialised tours available for groups up to 40 people...(more)

PADDLE BOARD ROTORUA - Lake Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

Paddle Board Rotorua provide amazing guided tours of Rotorua's scenic lakes and nature surrounds, while experiencing the freedom of paddle boarding. Enjoy a breathtaking scenic sunset paddle across the lake before adventuring through caves filled with constellations of glowworms. Our Glowworm paddleboard tour is perfect for all skill levels...(more)

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TARGET CHARTERS - Bay of Islands

Location: Paihia

Providing a hands-on, personalised fishing charter experience like no other is the team at Target Charters. Fishing in the Bay of Islands is a unique experience in itself, with dolphin encounters happening on a regular basis, astonishing sea-life surrounding you from the moment you leave the wharf and even - on some lucky trips - the occasional whale sighting!..(more)

KINGFISHER YACHT CHARTERS - Bay of Islands

Location: Russell

Kingfisher Yacht Charters are highly-experienced and helpful-hosts with extensive knowledge of this historic area. Cruise around the beautiful Bay of Islands on our yacht, providing complete comfort and safety as you sail around this natural wonderland, the jewel in the crown of the North Island. Specialising in sailing tours for small groups, families and exclusive charters in Bay of Islands...(more)

EXPLORE GROUP - Bay of Islands

Location: Northland

Welcome to Explore Group Bay of Islands. Let us proudly show you around this pristine national maritime-park that is bursting with iconic landmarks, abundant-wildlife and unspoilt islands. We're locally owned and managed with a family connection to the Bay spanning back generations. The birthplace of the nation, it has a rich culture and history that's as remarkable as the scenery...(more)

FIORDLAND OUTDOORS CO. - Te Anau, Fiordland

Location: Fiordland - Milford Sound

Fiordland Outdoors Company offers you authentic tailor-made adventures in Fiordland National Park. Milford Track/Kepler Track/Jet Boat Fishing/Fly Fishing/Private Fiordland Journeys..(more)

BLUEBRIDGE COOK STRAIT FERRIES - Wellington/Picton NZ

Location: Marlborough

Experience warm 'Kiwi' hospitality when you cruise Cook Strait with the proudly New Zealand owned Bluebridge service. Offering spectacular scenery, friendly service, free big screen movies and a choice of up to four return sailings a day (except Christmas Day) between downtown Wellington and Picton—there's no better way to travel across Cook Strait...(more)

SAIL BARBARY - Lake Taupo

Location: Taupo

Sail Barbary offers relaxation, fun and adventure. Barbary is equipped for all conditions—if the wind dies down her eco-friendly electric engine kicks in, or if you fancy a real sailing adventure, come aboard when the wind is up, and enjoy sailing Lake Taupo at its best (and quietest!). Barbary has been sailing to Taupo's iconic Maori Rock Carvings since 1983...(more)

WALTER PEAK ELECTRIC TRAIL BIKES - Walter Peak

Location: Queenstown - Lake Wakatipu

Explore and enjoy the rugged back country terrain at Walter Peak on our electric trail bikes. Board the historic TSS Earnslaw and journey across Lake Wakatipu to Walter Peak. You'll be guided through gentle rolling farmland, then climb "The Hill" and take in the views of the Colonel's Homestead and beautiful Lake Wakatipu...(more)

ENERGY JET Hurunui River Experiences - North Canterbury

Location: Canterbury

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)

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)

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)

TEKAPO JET - Lake Tekapo

Location: Canterbury - Lake Tekapo

Tekapo Jet is the only licensed jet boat operation on Lake Tekapo. You'll be treated to gorgeous views of ancient glacial valleys with remote high country sheep stations in the distance, stopping at some of Lake Tekapo's iconic landmarks. The best way to see The Lake...(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)

ECOCRUZ ECO OCEAN ADVENTURES - Paihia, Bay of Islands

Location: Northland

Join the crew of the Manawanui on an exciting three-day sailing expedition around the Bay of Islands. Go snorkelling in crystal clear waters, kayaking around uninhabited islands, try catching your own fresh seafood or enjoy walking on deserted beaches to experience the true magic of this special part of New Zealand. At night we anchor in secluded bays...(more)

BLACK CAT CRUISES - Akaroa

Location: Canterbury

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)

AUCKLAND WHALE & DOLPHIN SAFARI - Auckland

Location: North Island

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)

VIGILANT YACHT CHARTERS - Bay of Islands

Location: Northland - Bay of Islands

Vigilant Yacht Charters depart form Russell allowing you to enjoy cruising and exploring the beautiful Bay of Islands on a day or overnight charter. With countless beaches and coves at which to stop off, you may decide to spend your afternoon strolling along the sandy, white shoreline, relaxing on the beach or, taking your pick of the water activities offered...(more)

GRAND CRU FISHING CHARTERS - Opua

Location: Northland

Come fishing in the beautiful Bay of Islands for one day or longer with the team from Grand Cru Fishing Charters. Whether you wish to Fish all Day or do a Combo Fishing Charter/Sightseeing Cruise; or maybe a full day of sightseeing exploring the beautiful Bay of Islands, Let us know how we can provide the trip of your dreams...(more)

GO ORANGE - Milford & Doubtful Sounds

Location: Fiordland - Milford Sound

Experience the longest, least crowded and best valued 2-hour cruise on Milford Sound or a full day experience on the more isolated Doubtful Sound. Take in the majestic mountains, rainforest, wildlife and sea creatures. Or jump in amongst it in one of our kayaks alongside an experienced guide on your choice of one of 4 kayaking adventures...(more)

COAST UP CLOSE AKAROA CRUISES - Akaroa

Location: Christchurch - Akaroa and Banks Peninsula

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)

STEWART ISLAND EXPERIENCE - Paterson Inlet Cruises

Location: Southland

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)