There is no better way to find out how Aucklanders live and play than on a private tour around the Auckland Isthmus accompanied by a longstanding Aucklander eager to share their passion for the ‘City of Sails’. Small, personalised, privately guided small group Auckland tours.
When you ride at Pakiri Beach you will experience the freedom of this iconic New Zealand location by horseback. These rides cover everything from a relaxed one hour outing to a full day or even longer. All these rides enjoy fantastic vistas along the pristine sands of Pakiri Beach and continue through the dunes with breath taking views to the coastal islands.
This spectacular region is best seen in multiple ways, by coach, on the water and by foot. Enjoy a small group day excursion into Milford Sound. This tour includes a cruise deep into the fiord and select from one of a series of short walks with a local nature guide.
Ride on horseback through verdant West Coast native bush as you gaze up at 300-foot-high limestone cliffs or stroll your horse through the fresh West Coast surf to view the magnificence of the Pancake Rocks. These are invigorating and enjoyable horse riding in a natural and safe environment suited to all levels of riders.
The Tongariro Alpine Crossing winds its way through the otherworldly landscapes of Tongariro National Park. This unique (almost lunar) environment makes it the perfect setting for a hiking adventure. Highlights Include: View stunning volcanic landscapes with twisted lava formations, volcanic steam vents. Vast craters, active volcanoes, boiling lakes, barren desert, lush forest, crystal-clear mountain streams, steaming geysers and emerald green lakes.
Discover Arthur's Pass National Park on this one day tour from Christchurch including one of the most scenic train journey in the world - The TranzAlpine. This 3-4 hour guided walk offers a fantastic insight into New Zealand's high country and the unique flora and fauna located here.
Two full days of guided kayaking in the pristine wilderness of the unspoilt Sound of Silence, home to fur seals, bottlenose dolphins, crested penguins plus overnight camping in the ancient podocarp forest with its native birds and lush tree ferns.
Finally there is a dedicated live-aboard vessel for diving the Poor Knights and beyond. The Poorknights live-aboard is 24m (78 feet) kauri built launch with comfortable accommodation, spacious saloon, and well equipped galley. Her covered back deck offers a high level of diving convenience and has been designed to suit the needs of divers and photographers.
2 days of superb beach and forest riding, overnight in a private beach cabin or lake chalet, superb riding along miles of white sand ocean beach through forest and native bush and enjoy amazing views from a coastal headland.
Relax… everything is organized. Step on board and immerse yourself fully into the wonder that is the Abel Tasman National Park. Home is a large comfortable catamaran, and your meals, activities, and transport are all catered for – every night you stay in another magical place - We call this a holiday within a holiday.
The upper Mohaka expedition allows you to discover beautiful New Zealand native forest, clear water, and natural thermal hot springs surrounded by New Zealand’s unique geography. Unwind in a natural thermal bath. Raft, float, swim, fish, go for a tramp or sit back and relax down the river on this 3 day trip.
The walk of a lifetime ‘The Routeburn Track’ this self-guided hike gives you the freedom to take your time and truly experience the magnificence that make this walk truly outstanding. Combining the best of Mt Aspiring National Park and Fiordland National Park this is as close to nature as it gets. Experience lush beech-forested valleys, towering Alps, pristine alpine lakes and rivers.
The Hump Ridge Track is a 3 day / 2 night, 62km (39 mile) circuit hike and is situated at the very bottom of New Zealand - and you need to be fit! It climbs high up on to the Hump Ridge and to the comfortable Okaka Lodge at 890 meters (2,920 feet), A scenic loop track amidst sandstone tors and mountain tarns at the very pinnacle of the ridge offers a 360-degree panoramic view of Stewart Island
The Abel Tasman is a place where beech forests give way to golden sands; seals play in warm crystal-clear waters and no one seems to have a care in the world. Cross over historic viaducts (bridges) in the heart very unique native forest.
The Queen Charlotte Track is a 70km 44 (mi) single track stretching from Ship Cove to Anakiwa. The Queen Charlotte Track is renowned for its stunning scenery, comfortable lodge accommodation and, best of all, the pack-carrying service that everyone can enjoy. The terrain can be rough in places and some sections quite steep.. but what a beautiful ride!
Bike the Otago Central Rail Trail and immerse yourself in the stunning landscapes and rich history of this region. The Rail Trail follows the former railway line from Clyde to Middlemarch which once linked the Otago goldfields to Dunedin. These supported tours all you to cycle as much or as little as you like, plus gives you the opportunity to explore beyond the trail if you choose.
Join our friendly crew and experience the Bay of Islands Maritime Park on a 3 day / 2 night coastal exploration aboard the 72ft SV Manawanui. The emphasis of our cruises lies on the appreciation of the marine environment and the outdoors in a relaxed, down to earth atmosphere.
This 3 Day Sea Kayaking Tour is the Ultimate Mix of Adventure and Relaxation. Along the way we have plenty of time for exploring the Islands numerous caves and reefs, snorkeling (gear supplied) with the fish or even a spot of fishing. There are always Dolphins in the Bay of Islands and we often get to see them up close and in season even Whales.
Finally, you can do it all in just three days. On the Ultimate Sounds Adventure, spend one day hiking, one day sea kayaking and one day mountain biking. Take in the beauty and magic as you travel the length of the Queen Charlotte Track in the Marlborough Sounds.
The Tekapo High Country Trek is a 3-day guided alpine hike through open tussock country above Lake Tekapo, with panoramic views of the Southern Alps and the Mackenzie Basin. The area is famed for its exceptionally clear skies and intense light, highlighting the turquoise-blue glacial lakes, golden grasses, and white snow-capped peaks.
Home to some of New Zealand’s most stunning beaches, the natural paradise of the Bay of Islands consists of 144 islands. Be blown away by the beauty of the Bay when you cruise through spectacularly scenic waters out to Cape Brett and through famous ‘Hole in the Rock.’
Escape on an island adventure, the Rakiura Track is a 32-kilometre (20 mi) circular hiking track on the remote Stewart Island. On this great walk listen to birdsong, stroll along isolated beach’s and experience scenery that has barely changed in a thousand years.
Aoraki Mount Cook National Park offers New Zealand's most spectacular alpine scenery. With all but one of its 29 peaks over 3000m, it is New Zealand's climbing mecca. Most peaks are accessible only to experienced mountaineers. However, hiking or trekking is possible close to Mount Cook on the guided Ball Pass Trek, in the company of experienced mountain guides. A High level of Fitness Required
This 3 day Abel Tasman guided kayak and hike is Ideal for those short on time and want to experience the park in style. Either walk the entire length of the Abel Tasman Coastal Track or take your time and experience the highlights. You may choose to kayak sections or even take a day out relaxing on the beach or relax ay your beachfront lodge - just do what you want to do or even change your mind.
This 3 day action-packed rafting experience takes you into one of the most remote areas of New Zealand for one of the world’s greatest wilderness river runs. Traverse some of New Zealand's most remote and untouched alpine scenery, then raft down the Landsborough River as it flows from Mt Cook National Park to the Haast River in South Westland.
This is an easygoing, low altitude three day walk through the beautiful Hollyford Valley. Step into a dramatic wilderness valley and enter a lost world that hasn’t changed in thousands of years. The scenery here is geologically spectacular and ever-changing. Snow-capped mountains tower over lush rainforests, rivers, glaciers and waterfalls.
Dramatic is the term used to describe the alpine and volcanic landscapes of the World Heritage Area that is Tongariro National Park. During this small group hiking adventure you will be accompanied by a knowledgeable local guide as you hike the famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing and the Mount Ruapehu Crater Lake. A fascinating cultural history combined with volcanic wastelands, wild rivers, breath-taking lunar like landscapes, native forest and alpine meadows.
This unique Great Walk is a hut–to–hut hiking expedition, circumnavigating beautiful Lake Waikaremoana, with secluded beaches, a fascinating history and truly breathtaking views. You will be in the company of passionate, knowledgeable guides who can bring the forests to life with their intimate knowledge of the land and its unique flora and