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Lake Rotoroa Lodge Fly Fishing

Lake Rotoroa Lodge Fly Fishing

Fishing - Nelson Lakes

In 2000 National Geographic Adventure magazine named Lake Rotoroa Lodge as one of the two finest trout fishing venues in the world. Lake Rotoroa Lodge lies in the heart of South Island fly fishing country, which gives us access to more fishing than any other lodge in New Zealand. We have more than 22 rivers to choose from by car on a normal weather day and more by helicopter. More...

Small-Group Seal Colony and Wellington City Tour

Small-Group Seal Colony and Wellington City Tour

Half-day Tour - Wellington - Starting from $385.00 per person

Discover the natural highlights around beautiful Wellington on a full-day guided tour that explores the South Coast and Red Rocks, and visits the Museum of Wellington City and Sea and Wellington Botanic Gardens. Travel by 4WD to see a New Zealand fur seal colony and take in spectacular views of the Tasman Sea. Learn about Maori legends and Wellington’s history, get close to native plant and bird life and enjoy lunch alongside Wellington Harbour. Small-group tour limited to six people ensures a... More...

Tandem Skydive over South Island

Tandem Skydive over South Island

Skydiving - Nelson - Starting from $269.00 per person

Have an epic time! Enjoy a scenic flight climbing to altitude-then the door opens and the adrenaline rushes as you free fall for over 40 or 60 seconds, depending on jump height chosen. When your parachute opens you gently fly over one of the most beautiful areas in the world.
You are in great hands with the friendly staff and stellar safety record. Experience the best scenery, the friendliest team and an amazing photography package. Opt for the photography package and star in your own... More...

Private Nelson Photography Tour

Private Nelson Photography Tour

Photography Tour - Nelson - Starting from $750.00 per person

This one-day (8 hour) bespoke tour is a private photography tour and workshop of the Nelson region with local photographer Dave Buckton. Dave is an accomplished landscape and wildlife photographer and the only photographer in the Nelson region that has permits to take customers into national parks.  During this workshop, you’ll learn about shooting forests, rivers and coastal sunsets while exploring the inland Abel Tasman National Park and iconic Split Apple Rock.

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Private Tour: Waiatoto Jet Boat River Safari from Haast

Private Tour: Waiatoto Jet Boat River Safari from Haast

Private Tour - Haast - Starting from $1500.00 per person

Have an exclusive experience for up to 8 people on this 3-hour private Waiatoto River Safari from Haast. With many tours in New Zealand to choose from, why not try something incredibly different and special on this jet boat adventure. You will be in the surrounds of extraordinary nature with the option to bring your own lunch. This is the only mountain to sea jet boat tour in New Zealand.

This private tour includes the boat and local owner who is also your driver and personal guide... More...


Auckland's Rainforest, Black Sand Beaches and Wilderness Trilogy Eco Tour

Auckland's Rainforest, Black Sand Beaches and Wilderness Trilogy Eco Tour

Eco Tour - Auckland - Starting from $130.00 per person

Immerse yourself in the untamed, wild, rugged Waitakere Ranges and West Coast Beaches with our expert local guide. Be in awe of the pristine rainforests that are home to a vast array of New Zealand native birds, fauna and flora. Be spellbound by the spectacular awe-inspiring vistas as you marvel at the unique West Coast Beaches, the volcanic cliff faces as you listen to the surf pounding the coastline.

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Kayak the Waikato River Taupo

Kayak the Waikato River Taupo

Kayaking - Taupo - Starting from $60.00 per person

Waikato River Float

Cruise lazily down the Waikato River, New Zealand’s longest river, on this gentle kayak tour. The tour starts near the control bridge in town and meanders down the slow moving crytal clear waters of the Waikato River. Kayak past stunning cliff faces, lush native forests, islands, river wildlife and swimming holes. You will kayak under Taupo Bungy’s platform where hopefully someone will be hurling themselves down into the water. Cheer them on! Towards the end of... More...


Full-Day Milford Sound Hiking Tour with Cruise

Full-Day Milford Sound Hiking Tour with Cruise

Day Tour - Te Anau - Starting from $169.00 per person

Enjoy a relaxed, small group day excursion to Milford Sound, including a nature boat cruise along the full length of the fiord to the Tasman Sea. Then select either a series of short walks and exploration with a local nature guide, or 2 1/2 hours hiking (unguided) on the renowned Routeburn Great Walk to Key Summit. More...

14-Day South Island Adventure Tour from Christchurch

14-Day South Island Adventure Tour from Christchurch

Multi-day Tour - Christchurch - Starting from $3115.00 per person

This 14-day tour of the South Island of New Zealand will take you on a remarkable adventure, taking you further off the beaten track, with a small group of travelers and a knowledgeable guide. You'll have the opportunity to go hiking, skydiving, walk on a glacier, swim with dolphins, cycle some of the country's most scenic trails, go jet boating and more on New Zealand's South Island, one big, beautiful, natural play ground! The maximum travelers for this tour is 20. More...

3-Day Bay Of Islands Tour from Auckland with Dolphin Cruise and Cape Reinga

3-Day Bay Of Islands Tour from Auckland with Dolphin Cruise and Cape Reinga

Multi-day Tour - Auckland - Starting from $785.00 per person

Visit the beautiful Bay of Islands, a year-round destination and birthplace of our nation. Journey to New Zealand's northernmost point, Cape Reinga. Discover our cultural heritage at Waitangi Treaty grounds and experience the natural beauty of the region on a scenic Dolphin seeking cruise. More...

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Innbetween Lodge and BackpackersInnbetween Lodge and Backpackers - Lodge.

With mountain views, Innbetween Lodge and Backpackers is situated in Nelson and has a restaurant and bar. Complimentary...

Full-Day Abel Tasman and Golden Bay Tour from MotuekaFull-Day Abel Tasman and Golden Bay Tour from Motueka - Day Tour - Motueka. Starting from $196.00 per person.

On this full day tour you will experience many diverse landscapes in this stunning area of New Zealand. We enjoy a...

 

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