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Weka Pass Railway

Weka Pass Railway

Attraction - Waipara

Experience a great day out for the whole family on a trip on the Weka Pass Railway. This is a historic rural railway using both vintage steam and diesel-electric locomotives on 12.8 km of scenic line, through the unique limestone beauty of the Weka Pass out of Waipara, where superior weather patterns provide crystal clear air and high sunshine hours. More...

The Seasider

The Seasider

Rail Tour - Dunedin - Starting from NZ $89.00 per adult

Run by the Taieri Gorge Railway, The Seasider train is Dunedin's scenic coastal tourist train operating from the historic Railway Station in Dunedin New Zealand. This tour runs on a section of railway which was considered the highlight of the trip between Christchurch and Invercargill and offers spectacular views over Otago Harbour and the wild Otago coastline. It is considered one of the "must-do" railway trips in New Zealand! More...

Mitai Maori Village Ancient World Experience

Mitai Maori Village Ancient World Experience

Maori - Rotorua - Starting from $40.00 per person

Uncover New Zealand's rich Maori heritage with a 1-hour 15-minute guided tour of the Mitai Maori Village in Rotorua. Accompanied by a Maori guide, you'll learn more about the culture and beliefs of the Ngati Whakaue tribe, get to drink from the sacred spring, and discover the ancient practices of fishing, weapon making, and natural medicine. More...

Stone Store - Heritage New Zealand

Stone Store - Heritage New Zealand

Historic - Kerikeri

Located next door to Kemp House in Kerikeri, the Stone Store is New Zealand's oldest stone building. Designed by Wesleyan missionary John Hobbs, and built by Australian convict William Parrott in 1832-36, the Stone Store was constructed to hold New Zealand mission supplies and large quantities of wheat from the mission farm at Te Waimate. More...

Mangungu Mission House - Heritage New Zealand

Mangungu Mission House - Heritage New Zealand

Historic - Hokianga

Visit the site of the third and largest signing of the Treaty of Waitangi at this Wesleyan Mission, located in one of the most stunning parts of the Hokianga Harbour. Built in 1838-39, the house is furnished with precious missionary items, portraits of historical figures including the chief Patuone, the missionaries' main protector. Visitors can also see the table on which the Treaty was signed at Mangungu as well as relics of the days when nearby Horeke was a ship-building yard. More...

Maori Highlights Tour

Maori Highlights Tour

Maori - Wellington - Starting from $16.00 per person

Take an in-depth journey to discover Te Papa’s taonga (Māori cultural treasures) and hear their stories for insights into Māori culture. From historic, artistic, and contemporary perspectives, this tour will enrich your understanding of what makes New Zealand’s Māori culture unique. More...

Te Waimate Mission - Heritage New Zealand

Te Waimate Mission - Heritage New Zealand

Historic - Waimate North

Te Waimate Mission House, built in 1832, is the second oldest standing building in New Zealand, and is the only survivor of three mission houses founded in 1830 on behalf of the Church Missionary Society by the Reverend Samuel Marsden with the agreement of local Nga Puhi. Enjoy the simple beauty of this Georgian building which was the heart of the Church Missionary Society's model farm - the forerunner of modern agriculture in New Zealand. More...

Knights of the Sky - The Great War Exhibition in Blenheim

Knights of the Sky - The Great War Exhibition in Blenheim

Historic - Blenheim - Starting from $25.00 per person

The Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre presents the outstanding Knights of the Sky exhibition, featuring Sir Peter Jackson's own collection of World War One aircraft and artifacts. This story of aviation in the Great War is brought to life in sensational sets created by the internationally acclaimed talent of WingNut Films and Weta Workshop. Not just for aviation buffs, this world class exhibition has something for everyone. More...

Old St Paul's Guided Tour

Old St Paul's Guided Tour

Sightseeing - Wellington

Embark on a guided tour of Old St Paul's and explore one of New Zealand's most significant historic buildings. Listen to the story of this unique Gothic Revival style church constructed entirely of native New Zealand timber. Learn about the symbolic art and architecture here at Old St Paul's and marvel at the beautiful stained glass windows. More...

Buried Village of Te Wairoa Tour

Buried Village of Te Wairoa Tour

Historic - Rotorua - Starting from $34.00 per person

Experience New Zealand's most visited archaeological site, and hear stories of the 1886 Mt. Tarawera eruption. This guided tour features a range of historical exhibits nestled in the scenic New Zealand landscape. Visitors can take peaceful walking trails and discover the life stories of the inhabitants whose fates were intertwined with the volcanic eruption. Discover the legacy of the Pink and White Terraces, which were once considered to be the Eighth Wonder of the World. More...

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Magnolia CottageMagnolia Cottage - Holiday Home.

Featuring a balcony with garden views, Magnolia Cottage is a holiday home, situated in Tauwhare. It provides free...

Full-Day Larnach Castle TourFull-Day Larnach Castle Tour - Historic - Dunedin. Starting from $145.00 per person.

Enjoy a personalized small-group tour of Larnach Castle and Dunedin City. This is a 7-hour fully guided tour that lets...

 

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