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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...

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...

Waitangi Treaty Grounds Day Pass

Waitangi Treaty Grounds Day Pass

Museum - Waitangi - Starting from $50.00 per person

Spend the day exploring the Waitangi Treaty Grounds while soaking up the scenery and story of New Zealand’s most important historic site.
Your day pass includes admission to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, entry to the brand new Museum of Waitangi, an informative (50-minute) guided tour, cultural performance (30-minutes), Waitangi – Birthplace of a Nation introductory film and full access to New Zealand’s most important historic site, featured icons, bush walks and the spectacular views... More...


Clendon House - Heritage New Zealand

Clendon House - Heritage New Zealand

Historic - Hokianga

Step back in time and explore the home of one of Northland's most prominent historical figures - James Reddy Clendon, a trader, witness to the Treaty of Waitangi, Magistrate and New Zealand's first US Consul. Crammed with historic treasures belonging to the Clendon family, Clendon House is a heritage goldmine. More...

Napier Art Deco Vintage Car Tour

Napier Art Deco Vintage Car Tour

Historic - Napier - Starting from $195.00 per person

Join this 75-minute tour for the chance to step back into the 1930’s. Immerse yourself in Napier’s Art Deco heritage as you visit some of the key attractions while in a luxurious 1930s vintage car. See famous buildings such as the Napier Municipal Theatre and National Tobacco Company building. 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...

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...

Highwic - Heritage New Zealand

Highwic - Heritage New Zealand

Historic - Auckland

See how Colonial Auckland's upper crust lived at Highwic - one of New Zealand's finest Carpenter Gothic homes. Built in 1862 by successful businessman and landowner Alfred Buckland, Highwic was home to Alfred's 21 children. Today the house is furnished with a wonderful selection of antiques, with a hectare of beautiful garden where visitors can still enjoy croquet and a quiet stroll - including the romantic Lover's Walk. More...

Museum of Te Papa Tongarewa Twilight Express Tour

Museum of Te Papa Tongarewa Twilight Express Tour

Maori - Wellington - Starting from $20.00 per person

Discover the highlights of Te Papa Tongarewa, meaning a '‘container of treasures’ in the Māori language. While admission is free to the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, you’ll discover these cultural treasures and hear stories told with authority and passion by a museum guide. This evening express tour lasts 45 minutes, perfect if you’re short on time. More...

Pompallier Mission - Heritage New Zealand

Pompallier Mission - Heritage New Zealand

Historic - Bay of Islands

Roll up your sleeves and have a go at tanning leather or printing on a pre-Industrial Revolution press at Pompallier Mission in Russell in the Bay of Islands. Built in the traditional Lyons building style of pise de terre (rammed earth) Pompallier Mission is the only building of its kind in Australasia, and has been faithfully restored to its original function as New Zealand's oldest factory. More...

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Bluff Hill Bed & BreakfastBluff Hill Bed & Breakfast - Bed and Breakfast.

Offering an outdoor pool and a balcony with both garden and pool views, Bluff Hill Bed & Breakfast is just a 4-minute...

Napier Prison Audio ToursNapier Prison Audio Tours - Historic - Napier. Starting from $20.00 per person.

Walk through New Zealand's oldest prison! Listen to a 50 minute self guided audio tour of Napier Prison while...

 

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