A Selection of Small Group New Zealand Adventure Tours

Wanting to get out into the great outdoors? Our selection of guided adventure tours involve exploring some of New Zealand’s most beautiful wilderness areas. So whether you are a keen walker or an adrenalin junky we have both "hard" and "soft" small group adventure tours that let you explore the New Zealand wilderness with the best local guides, interacting with Kiwi culture while enjoying an activity of some kind.

Explore beautiful wilderness areas by bike, kayak, raft or just walk. Hiking with Luxury Accommodation, National Geographic Adventures or Wilderness Camping – We have something for everyone. 

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North Island
3 to 3.5 Star Hotels
Tour Type
Small Group Tours
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
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23 Jan 2020

An action packed North Island Adventure Tour that includes the North Islands unique volcanic terrain and geothermal areas. Discover our iconic locations and best-kept secrets and be amazed by the diverse landscape.

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From $3150
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Location
North Island
3 Star Hotels & Motels
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
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17 Dec 2019

The famous Tongariro Crossing, Blackwater Rafting, Sea Kayaking, Geothermal activities are only a few of the highlights on this 5 Day North Island Trip. Experience the Maori Culture and many unforgettable adventures you might have on your bucket list in only 5 days. 

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7 Day New Zealand Best of North Island Adventure Tour Map Small
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Location
North Island
Dorm Share - Can Upgrade
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
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11 Dec 2019

This trip across the North Island jams as many thrills as possible into seven electrifying, activity-packed days. Sea kayak, learn to surf New Zealand's world-famous waves, experience Maori culture directly from the Maori themselves, and much more.

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South Island
Dorm Share - Can Upgrade
Tour Type
Small Group Tours
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Christchurch

Welcome to New Zealand's ultimate guided ski and snowboard tour – hit 6 different mountains over 7 days with expert guides to show you the best runs and powder-stashes. Includes: Accommodation, Minivan, Lift Passes, Mountain Transport, Expert Guide & Breakfasts.

Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced 

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Location
North Island
Travellers Lodge
Tour Type
Small Group Tours
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
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15 Dec 2019

Enjoy many highlights of the North Island on this 7 Day trip. Experience the Maori culture, enjoy stunning views in Coromandel, see the Geothermal bubbling pools in Rotorua and visit the biggest Lake in New Zealand - The Great Lake Taupo. Personalise your trip by choosing from various activities. Hike the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Skydive or do a bungy jump in Taupo. Go rafting or experience a Hobbiton Movie Set Tour. These are only a few of the adventurous activities you can experience.

18 to 39 y/o SMALL GROUP FUN ADVENTURES

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From $1724
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Location
South Island
Travellers Lodge
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
19 Dec 2019

Enjoy many highlights of the South Island on this 7 Day Trip. This journey is action-packed and includes various epic optional activities. Experience a Scenic Flight, go Bungy Jumping, Paragliding, Skydiving, biking, Horse Trekking or Canyoning. Cruise the Milford Sound or kayak in the Glacier Country. These are only a few of the many adventurous Add-Ons waiting for you.

18 to 39 y/o SMALL GROUP FUN ADVENTURES

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Location
North Island
Travellers Lodge
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
12 Dec 2019

With spectacular scenery ranging from bubbling mud pools to forest-lined rivers. This itinerary includes biking out to the mud pools and thermal waters of Hotwater Beach, hiking the Tongariro Crossing. Enjoy modern cuisine alongside a Maori Hangi dinner and some hot tub soaking and this is the perfect active introduction to New Zealand.

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North Island
Huts/Camping/Lodges
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Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
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11 Dec 2019

Discover the best of New Zealand’s North Island in just 8 days. Get impressed by thermal wonders, stunning lakes and the incredible Tongariro National Parck and spend your nights in lodges located in serene locations - Hiking, Camping, Thermal Hot Pools and Volcanoes. Lake Waikaremoana, Tongariro National Park and Te Urewera National Park.

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From $2500
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Location
South Island
3.5 to 4 Star Hotels
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Small Group Tours
Adventure Tours
Next Departure
28 Jan 2020

The hikes on this 8 day tour range up to 4 hours per day, taking in diverse scenery from coastal rainforests to alpine terrain. At the end of your day you will appreciate the handpicked accommodation all with ensuite. Most meals are also included.

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From $4950
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Location
South Island
A Mixture
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Queenstown
Next Departure
22 Dec 2019

We’ve picked all of the best bits around the South Island and cleverly squeezed them into eight unforgettable days, packing as much fun as possible into this Adventure Tour. Experience the best hikes, paddles and bike rides during this 8 day South Island of New Zealand. Activities like kayaking, wilderness Jet Boating, swimming with dolphins and many other highlights for you - An unforgettable journey. 

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All New Zealand
Multishare Lodge
Tour Type
Small Group Tours
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
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19 Dec 2019

See Middle Earth with your own eyes on this nine-day tour through the best of New Zealand. Explore the stunning North Island, stargaze around Lake Tekapo, and cruise along fjords, cliff walls, and waterfalls in Doubtful Sound. Finally, you can cross a few items off your bucket list by visiting Queenstown, the adventure capital of the world.

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small Map 10 Day Tour
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Location
North Island
Multishare Lodge
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
11 Dec 2019

The North Island thoroughly engages the spirit and the body, often at the same time. Snorkel marine reserves while you cruise Northlands beautiful Bay of Islands, surf world famous Raglan, learn about the Maori culture, visit a sustainable farm, conquer New Zealand's top-rated 1-day trek and more...

18 to 39 y/o SMALL GROUP FUN ADVENTURES

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10 Day Northern Trail Haka Plus Tour Small Map
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Location
North Island
3 & 4 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Small Group Tours
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
29 Dec 2019

From vibrant Auckland to charming Wellington, a whole host of North Island gems await you. Enjoying cinematic landscapes, spectacular coastal walks and geothermal wonders along the way. Created for travellers in their thirties and upwards, this 10 day North Island journey will give you a great insight into New Zealand life and culture, with 3-4 star accommodation throughout.

Designed for those 35+ with 3-4 star accommodation

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South Island
3 & 4 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Small Group Tours
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
22 Dec 2019

This 10-day South Island small group tour takes you on a circuit of spectacular mountains, lakes, rivers, glaciers, waterfalls and rainforests. You'll visit Christchurch, Queenstown, Lake Wanaka, Lake Tekapo, the Mackenzie Country, and Franz Josef, plus you’ll get to take one of the world’s greatest train rides!

Designed for those 35+ with 3-4 star accommodation

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Location
South Island
Travellers Lodge
Tour Type
Small Group Tours
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
11 Dec 2019

Pure Adrenaline is waiting for you during this 11 Day Trip on the South Island.  A Pounamu pendant carving experience or a paddling a waka (Maori Canoe) is included in this tour. Other optional activities like a Scenic Flight, Bungy Jumping, Paragliding, Skydiving, Canyoning, biking, Glacier Heli hiking, Kayaking or underground Rafting will make this journey to an unforgettable experience!

18 to 39 y/o SMALL GROUP FUN ADVENTURES

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Location
All New Zealand
3 to 4 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Small Group Tours
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
29 Dec 2019

A great overview of New Zealand’s scenic wonders. Visit beautiful Coromandel & Raglan beaches; thermal Rotorua and Taupo; Tongariro National Park and vibrant Wellington before crossing the Cook Strait to the South Island wine region of Marlborough. Continue to the whale-watching mecca of Kaikoura before ending in Christchurch.

Designed for those 35+ with 3-4 star accommodation

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From $4018
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Location
South Island
3 & 4 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Small Group Tours
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Wellington
Next Departure
06 Jan 2020

Spend 12 glorious days in New Zealand's South Island on a small group tour with an expert local guide. Leaving from Wellington, you'll cross the Cook Strait to the beautiful Marlborough Sounds, then venture into the majestic Southern Alps and the adventure playground of Queenstown.

Designed for those 35+ with 3-4 star accommodation

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All New Zealand
3.5 to 4 Star Hotels & Lodges
Tour Type
Small Group Tours
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
23 Jan 2020

Let us guide you through some wonderfully remote wilderness area’s while traveling with an intimate small group. Comfort is key so you choose if you want a stroll along the beach or strenuous alpine hike – the choice is yours. And at the end of the day you get to enjoy all the comforts of home in our quality lodges and accommodation.

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Location
South Island
A Mixture - See Itinerary
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Queenstown
Next Departure
16 Dec 2019

Enjoy an action-packed hiking adventure on the South Island. Hike the Routeburn Track, the Kaikoura Peninsula, the Paparoa National Park or the Fox Glacier. Many hiking highlights combined with unforgettable experiences like kayaking, biking or a Milford Overnight Cruise are waiting for you on this two week journey!

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Location
South Island
A Mixture - See Itinerary
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Queenstown
Next Departure
16 Dec 2019

Experience all the highlights of the South Island during this 2 week trip. Enjoy 14 days of adventure at a comfortable pace. A huge variety of outdoor activities like a historic bike trail, swimming with dolphins or kayaking on the Queen Charlotte Sound are waiting for you!

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Small Map
Provider
Location
South Island
Dorm Share - Can Upgrade
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
19 Dec 2019

New Zealand is the perfect place for adrenaline and activity, and there's nowhere in the country more suited to that than the South Island. On this two week trip, cover the ground (or water) by sea kayak, boat, bike, and on foot. Explore Abel Tasman National Park, cruise along the waters of Milford Sound, and take two wheels through the trails around Mt Cook. If you're not out of breath just from reading all that, then it's time to start packing.

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15 Day Highlights
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Location
All New Zealand
Multishare Lodge
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
15 Dec 2019

For adventurers on a tight time-budget, this 15-day trip includes all the must-sees of both islands such as Coromandel's gorgeous beaches, a traditional Maori village, Kaikoura Peninsula where you can see native wildlife unique to New Zealand as well as a visit to the adventure capital of the world, Queenstown.

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Location
South Island
Hikers Huts / Camping
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Nelson
Next Departure
19 Dec 2019

Become immersed in a remarkable walking journey throughout New Zealand. Walkthrough the pristine golden beaches and along the gentle waters of the Abel Tasman National Park. Travel south into the lush rainforests to explore New Zealand’s canyons and its treasure of ice-age glaciers.

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Small 16 Day Map
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Location
South Island
Dorm Share - Can Upgrade
Tour Type
Small Group Tours
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Wellington
Next Departure
12 Dec 2019

This adventure trip incorporates hiking, kayaking, cycling and even bungee jumping across a variety of landscapes including rainforests, glaciers and gorgeous coastline. Exciting even when you’re not moving, accommodations include a seasonal floating boat hostel and a wilderness hostel deep in the rainforest. Unique? You bet.

18 to 39 y/o SMALL GROUP FUN ADVENTURES

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All New Zealand
Travellers Lodge
Tour Type
Small Group Tours
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
12 Dec 2019

Enjoy many highlights of the North & South Island during this 16 Day trip. Experience the Maori culture, enjoy stunning views and take part in one of the many optional activities. Hike the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, experience a Hobbiton Movie Set Tour or swim with dolphins or whales. If you are more into adrenaline, go skydiving or bungy jumping. 

18 to 39 y/o SMALL GROUP FUN ADVENTURES

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Location
All New Zealand
3 to 4 Star Accommodation
Tour Type
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
29 Dec 2019

Discover New Zealand’s unmissable highlights in just under three weeks: geothermal wonders, other-worldly glaciers, sublime beaches, lush forests, lofty mountains, secluded swimming spots, UNESCO World Heritage Areas, flora, fauna, heritage and culture.

Designed for those 35+ with 3-4 star accommodation

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21 Day New Zealand Adventure Tour Map Small
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Location
All New Zealand
Dorm Share - Can Upgrade
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
11 Dec 2019

Biking to old gold mining sites, kayaking remote coves or hiking some of the most breathtaking routes in the whole world, New Zealand has a lot to offer. This trip combines the best of the North and South Islands into an affordable, action-packed 21-day itinerary.

18 to 39 y/o SMALL GROUP FUN ADVENTURES

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All New Zealand
Tour Type
Small Group Tours
Departing from
Auckland
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16 Dec 2019

This small-group guided New Zealand tour visits secluded beaches, glacier-fed lakes, Māori villages, glow-worm caves, mountain ranges, lush rainforests and more! Be amazed by the contrasts of New Zealand's North and South Islands.

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22 Day NZ Multisport Small Map
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Location
All New Zealand
Dorm Share - Can Upgrade
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
12 Dec 2019

Across 3 action-packed weeks on two islands - you can hike, kayak, and cycle across this diverse land. There's also time for boat cruises and local culture. These small group New Zealand tours are just the ticket for those adventurous folk wanting to maximize their New Zealand experience.

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