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
Travellers Lodge
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland

Want the best of elements of North Island mountain-biking and skiing or snow boarding, packing it into 5 days? Two days riding New Zealand's best mountain-bike trails and two days skiing / riding and a day of optional adventure activities in Taupo – this will get your blood pumping. You also have the chance to either ride Craters of the Moon, walk the Tongariro Crossing or skydive/bungy in Taupo.

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From $999
per person
Provider
Location
North Island
Lodges / Motels
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
20 Nov 2018

The Northland Discovery showcases some of the best of the upper North Island Spots, north of Auckland, and unveils hidden golden beaches and stunning kauri trees. Exciting activities take your exploration of paradise one step further and allow you to be involved in all parts actively.

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From $2150
per person twin share
Location
South Island
Wilderness Camping
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Queenstown
Next Departure
28 Nov 2018

A true 5-day back country experience combining rafting, hiking and camping.  Our fully-guided trip takes you into spectacular alpine landscapes crossing the main divide on foot, then rafting down the remote Landsborough River. Traverse some of New Zealand's most remote and untouched alpine scenery.

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From $2299
per person twin share
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Location
North Island
3 to 3.5 Star Hotels
Tour Type
Small Group Tours
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
01 Nov 2018

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

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From $3150
per person twin share
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Location
North Island
3 Star Hotels & Motels
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
16 Oct 2018

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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From $4472
per person twin share
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Location
North Island
Dorm Share - Can Upgrade
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
20 Oct 2018

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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Was $1199
Now from $1023
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Location
South Island
Dorm Share - Can Upgrade
Tour Type
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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From $1799
per person
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Location
North Island
Travellers Lodge
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
03 Nov 2018

Get amongst some of the finest mountain biking that New Zealand’s North Island has to offer. From the white-knuckle downhills of Rotorua and perfectly flowing single-tracks of Taupo, to the most scenic of backcountry epics near Ohakune, this tour will leave you breathless in more ways than one.

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From $1999
per person
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Location
North Island
Huts/Camping/Lodges
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
30 Oct 2018

Discover the best of New Zealand’s North Island in just 7 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 $2200
per person twin share
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Location
South Island
Travellers Lodge
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Christchurch
Next Departure
17 Oct 2018

Enjoy many highlights of the South Island on this 8 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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From $1649
per person twin share
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Location
North Island
Travellers Lodge
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
10 Nov 2018

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.

18 to 39 y/o SMALL GROUP FUN ADVENTURES

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From $2179
per person twin share
Provider
Location
South Island
3.5 to 4 Star Hotels
Tour Type
Premium Tours
Adventure Tours
Next Departure
06 Nov 2018

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
per person twin share
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Location
South Island
A Mixture
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Queenstown
Next Departure
25 Nov 2018

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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From $6365
per person twin share
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Location
South Island
A Mixture - See Itinerary
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Queenstown
Next Departure
05 Nov 2018

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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From $8258
per person twin share
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Location
South Island
A Mixture - See Itinerary
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Queenstown
Next Departure
29 Oct 2018

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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From $8602
per person twin share
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Location
All New Zealand
Multishare Lodge
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
21 Oct 2018

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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Was $3959
Now from $3552
per person twin share
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Location
South Island
Dorm Share - Can Upgrade
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Wellington
Next Departure
16 Nov 2018

New Zealand's South Island is the perfect place for an adventure holiday.  Covering ground (or water) by kayak, boat, bike, and on foot. If you're not out of breath just from reading all that, then it's probably time to start packing. This adventure suits anyone with the right attitude but generally speaking those that join are between 18 to 35 years old.

18 to 39 y/o SMALL GROUP FUN ADVENTURES

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Was $4159
Now from $3756
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Location
South Island
Huts / Camping
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Next Departure
06 Nov 2018

Become immersed in a remarkable walking journey throughout New Zealand. Walk through 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 West Coast canyons and its treasure of ice-age glaciers.

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From $4250
per person twin share
Provider
Location
South Island
Dorm Share - Can Upgrade
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Wellington
Next Departure
18 Oct 2018

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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Was $2679
Now from $2379
per person twin share
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Location
All New Zealand
Dorm Share - Can Upgrade
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
03 Nov 2018

The best of the North and the Best of the South joined together to create the pinnacle of mountain biking in New Zealand! Experience the lush forests and epic, adventurous trails of the North Island, and complement them with the high country tracks and purpose built parks of the South Island.

Sample the Best of New Zealand's Mountain Bike Trails.

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From $5299
per person twin share
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Location
All New Zealand
Travellers Lodge
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
21 Oct 2018

Enjoy many highlights of the North & South Island during this 17 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. If you want to sit back and enjoy the landscape, go for a Hot Air Balloon. These are only a few of the optional adrenaline loaded experiences waiting for you!

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From $3549
per person twin share
Provider
Location
All New Zealand
Dorm Share - Can Upgrade
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
20 Oct 2018

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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Was $3819
Now from $3399
per person twin share
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Location
All New Zealand
Dorm Share - Can Upgrade
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
10 Nov 2018

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.

18 to 39 y/o SMALL GROUP FUN ADVENTURES

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Was $6219
Now from $5558
per person twin share
Provider
Location
All New Zealand
Multishare Lodge
Tour Type
Adventure Tours
Departing from
Auckland
Next Departure
17 Oct 2018

This comprehensive 24-day New Zealand adventure delivers the most immersive experience possible. Get close to the land by exploring volcanoes, national parks, sustainable farms, explore the sea in kayak and by surfing (lessons) 24 days? You’ll wish it were longer.

18 to 39 y/o SMALL GROUP FUN ADVENTURES

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Was $4199
Now from $3487
per person twin share