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Mount Cook Scenic Flight

Mount Cook Scenic Flight

Air Tour - Wanaka - Starting from NZ $435.00 per person

A breathtaking flight following the Southern Alps right to New Zealand's highest Peak of 3753 metres. Magnificent views of the world famous Fox, Franz and Tasman Glaciers. Departs from either Wanaka or Makarora. More...

Eco Wanaka Adventures - Guided Walks

Eco Wanaka Adventures - Guided Walks

Hiking - Walking - Wanaka

Lake Wanaka is a jewel in the South Island of New Zealand's Southern Alps and is home to Eco Wanaka Adventures, specialists in Guided Nature Walks who will take you to many special places off-the-beaten-track in pure wilderness.

Rob Roy Glacier Guided Walk


Grade: Moderate Fitness
Trip Duration: Full Day
Season: All year round but weather dependent

The day begins with a scenic drive in our 4WD air conditioned vehicles around Lake Wanaka, and into the Matukituki... More...

Pohatu Penguins Nature and Sea Kayak Tours

Pohatu Penguins Nature and Sea Kayak Tours

Wildlife - Akaroa

Fully guided tours starting from NZ $65 per person, self-drive tours from NZ $25 per person.

Pohatu Penguins offers unique nature and sea kayak tours from Akaroa. Tours are guided by local conservationists with over 30 years experience. Choose from a variety of tours and packages to suit your adventure!

Pohatu Penguins offers colony tours, sea kayaking amongst the wildlife, and amazing 4WD scenic tours. More...

Eco Wanaka Adventures - Lake Cruises

Eco Wanaka Adventures - Lake Cruises

Eco Tour - Wanaka

Lake Wanaka, a jewel in the South Island of New Zealand's Southern Alps, is home to our personal guiding company that will take you to our many special places off-the-beaten-track in pure wilderness.

Lake Wanaka Cruise & Island Nature Walk


Enjoy a boat cruise on Lake Wanaka followed by a unique nature walk on Mou Waho Island.
The remote and magical Mou Waho Island nature reserve is predator-free and home to the rare flightless Buff Weka.

A one hour return guided... More...

Southern Alps Air Milford Sound Scenic Flight and Cruise

Southern Alps Air Milford Sound Scenic Flight and Cruise

Air Tour - Fiordland National Park - Starting from NZ $490.00 per adult

Extensive flight time, comprehensive route, competitive rates. View alpine lakes, rivers and waterfalls cascading amongst rugged mountain landscapes en-route. View wildlife on a smaller interactive boat cruise on arrival at Milford Sound. See the impressive 3033m high Mt Aspiring, pristine glaciers as well as the huge ice basin known as the Olivine Ice Plateau and much, much more! More...

JUCY Cruise Classic Coach + Cruise Tours

JUCY Cruise Classic Coach + Cruise Tours

Sightseeing Cruise - Milford Sound - Starting from NZ $109.00 per adult

Welcome to JUCY Cruise Milford Sound coach tours - an amazing journey that will take you into spectacular Fiordland National Park, a stunning Milford Sound Boat Cruise and an experience of a lifetime. More...

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...

Stewart Island Flights - Full Day Trip

Stewart Island Flights - Full Day Trip

Sightseeing - Stewart Island

Board one of our meticulously maintained aircraft for a Day Trip to remember. With a variety of exciting transport options from your own two feet to skimming the blue in a water taxi, this trip encompasses all that is awesome in Stewart Island. More...

International Antarctic Centre

International Antarctic Centre

Attraction - Christchurch

The International Antarctic Centre is your destination for authentic, interactive fun and provides an exciting experience of Antarctica for visitors of all ages. It doesn't matter whether you're 2 or 92 - there's hours of fun here for everyone! You'll visit 'Antarctica' the snow and ice experience, survive an Antarctic Storm, learn about life in modern day Antarctica and Scott Base, and hang out with Little Blue Penguins! More...

Skydive Southern Alps

Skydive Southern Alps

Skydiving - Queenstown

Welcome to the most scenic tandem skydive experience on earth. Enjoy the adrenaline rush as you roll out of our specialised skydiving plane at 200kph towards our very own planet earth. This is an experience of a lifetime. Choose your skydive adventure where two New Zealand National Parks come together near Glenorchy, Queenstown. The scenery is breath taking - Mother Nature has perfected the vista with surrounding mountains, picturesque glaciers, lakes and rivers. More...

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Panorama Heights ApartmentPanorama Heights Apartment - Apartment.

Situated in Paihia, this apartment is 4.2 km from Opua Forest. Featuring panoramic views to Russell and Waitangi, this...

Full-Day Coromandel Tour from AucklandFull-Day Coromandel Tour from Auckland - Day Tour - Auckland. Starting from $199.00 per person.

Explore the beautiful Coromandel Peninsula on this one day tour. We visit Hot Water Beach where you dig your own...

 

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