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Select a region in New Zealand below to search for Family Fun and Activities in that area.
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KJET - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown - Lake Wakatipu

Every hour at the Main Town Pier in the centre of Queenstown you can step aboard a big yellow KJet. On this unforgettable Queenstown jet boat experience you'll be transported from the sophisticated downtown area into the channels of two of New Zealand's most scenic rivers - the Kawarau River then Shotover River...(more)

INDEPENDENT GUIDES SEA KAYAK - Abel Tasman / Marahau Beach

Location: Nelson

We can take you on a special journey into New Zealand's most beautiful National Park, whether you are experienced or have never been kayaking before. Kayak guide and owner operator "Mitch" has been guiding in the area since 1995, and his crew will ensure a great value day out in the idyllic Abel Tasman National Park...(more)

AIR SAFARIS AND SERVICES - Lake Tekapo

Location: Canterbury - Lake Tekapo

Enjoy a stunning and unforgettable Grand Traverse scenic flight of the Mount Cook and Westland World Heritage Parks. Experience the alpine wonderland of New Zealand's highest mountains and largest glaciers on this amazing flightseeing experience. Departing hourly from Lake Tekapo, Glentanner Park and Franz Josef on modern, well equipped aircraft. Every seat is a window seat...(more)

iBIKE HIRE - Dunedin

Location: Dunedin - Port Chalmers

From sealed roads to offroad epics, we have the bike to suit you. You can hire the latest 29er mountain bikes with disc brakes and 24 gears for just $40/day. Free pick-up and drop-off in the Dunedin CBD and Port Chalmers. Clutha Gold Trail transport and fully equipped cycle hire. The full trail runs from Lawrence to Roxburgh Dam...(more)

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STEADFAST TRADITIONAL SAIL - Marlborough Sounds

Location: Marlborough - Marlborough Sounds

Steadfast is a big, beautiful, gaff cutter based in glorious Marlborough Sounds offering traditional sailing at its best. Day cruises from French Pass, extended cruises throughout Marlborough Sounds and Tasman Bay. Available for both private and corporate charters. We also offer educational experiences to school groups. Join in the work of setting and handling sail, or just relax...(more)

ENCHANTED FOREST MINI GOLF - Auckland

Location: Auckland

Enchanted Forest Mini Golf is excellent fun for all the family! If you're looking for a fun activity, great value, that everyone will be able to enjoy - then the Enchanted Forest Mini Golf is for you! We are open 7 days a week – more time for more fun! Ideal for a great family day out...(more)

A-MAZE-N-GOLF - Hanmer Springs

Location: Canterbury

Be in for lots of surprises along the way when you solve the mystery of the Lost Temple, or have a go at our Gold Rush themed 18-hole mini golf course. Great for school camps, birthday parties, corporate challenges, social club events and fundraising, ask us about group discounts. Located only a two-minute drive or five-minute walk from village centre...(more)

QUEENSTOWN ICE ARENA - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown - Queenstown Town

Set in the idyllic Queenstown Gardens just five minutes walk from the town centre, Queenstown Ice Arena offers a great value, super fun activity for all ages and abilities. Whether you're a seasoned pro or someone taking to the ice for the first time, you are sure to enjoy an unforgettable Ice Skating Experience!..(more)

ABEL TASMAN HORSE TREKKING - Marahau Beach

Location: Nelson

Abel Tasman Horse Trekking provide quality trekking experiences right on the doorstep of the famous Abel Tasman National Park. Quality gear, experienced, first-aid trained guides and friendly horses. For ages 12 and over we offer two-hour guided rides on the Marahau Beach, including a lesson in our sandy arena. For younger children we offer half-hour paddock rides...(more)

AGRODOME - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua - Ngongotaha

For the past 40 years, visitors have come to the Agrodome to see our world-famous Farm Show starring a cast of talented animals! You’ll learn amazing facts as you’re introduced to 19 breeds of sheep and witness a live sheep shearing demonstration. You can also jump up on stage for the opportunity to hand-milk a cow or feed baby lambs!..(more)

HAAST HELI - South Island

Location: West Coast - Haast

Haast Heli specializes in scenic flights over the stunning Haast World Heritage area, one of the top New Zealand attractions. We have local experienced hunting guides available and the area is famous for its trout fishing rivers. Modern fleet of three and four seat helicopters ensuring every passenger has stunning views...(more)

HUKAFALLS JET - Taupo

Location: Taupo

Hukafalls Jet is the only jet boat company permitted to take you to the base of the mighty Huka Falls, New Zealand’s most visited natural attraction! You’ll travel at an incredible 80km an hour and along the way our trademark 360 degree spins will leave you with a beaming smile and a heart pumping with adrenaline...(more)

REDWOODS TREEWALK - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

Opened December 2016, the Redwoods Treewalk is a 553m long walkway that consists of a series of 21 suspension bridges traversing the gaps between 22 majestic 100 year old Redwood trees. The bridge sections gradually incline from 6m in height to a stunning 12m at its peak before again descending to 6m...(more)

BIKE IT NOW - Clyde

Location: South Island

Bike It Now! provides an excellent range of tour packages that will get you out there and exploring the cycle trails of Central Otago and beyond. Popular trips include the Otago Central Rail Trail, Roxburgh Gorge and Clutha Gold, Alps2Ocean, Queenstown Trail and Wanaka Trails...(more)

ARION FARM EDUCATION PARK - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

See, touch, feed, and learn about a variety of farm animals and their history and contribution to the New Zealand economy at the Arion Farm Education Park. Bring out your students and families for pony rides and children's parties, as they are also options. Picnic or barbeque in our natural environment with shelter and shade...(more)

UNIQUE WHANGANUI RIVER EXPERIENCE - Whanganui River

Location: New Zealand

Experience canoeing down the Whanganui River. Spend five days on a unique Whanganui River Experience and find out what makes the Whanganui River such an amazing place. Beautiful scenery, gourmet food, leisurely pace – what more could you want? Personally guided by owner/operator Jamie Anderson, 30 plus years on the river...(more)

WHARARIKI BEACH HOLIDAY PARK - Golden Bay

Location: Nelson

Welcome to Wharariki Beach Holiday Park, the closest Holiday Park to Wharariki Beach. A 20-minute walk takes you past seals playing in the stream to one of the most spectacular West Coast beaches with undisturbed wildlife, caves and rock pools. We have tent sites, powered sites, backpacker accommodation, cabins and we provide Farewell Spit eco-tour bookings...(more)

ZINDABAR YACHT CHARTER - Kerikeri

Location: Kerikeri

Our yacht Zindabar is an 18.3 metre (60 foot), Greg Elliott designed high performance cruiser. We offer you an affordable exclusive cruise aboard our immaculately presented yacht. The best way to see the Bay of Islands is from the water and we know how to make your experience memorable. Zindabar is available for day/overnight cruises, an ideal family charter yacht...(more)

MONARCH WILDLIFE CRUISES AND TOURS - Dunedin

Location: Dunedin

Monarch Wildlife Cruises and Tours is a multi-award winner including three New Zealand Tourism Awards. Get up close to our unique southern ocean animals like the Albatross, seals, ocean birds, penguins and other mammals. One-hour cruises or half and full-day options which can include other peninsula attractions like Penguin Place, Larnach Castle and the Albatross Centre...(more)

PADDLE WANAKA - Wanaka

Location: Wanaka

Paddle Wanaka SUP & Sail specialises in Kayak, Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Board and Catamaran rentals. Our locally based, friendly guiding team will take you through the history and development of the stunning Wanaka region while taking you through your paces on the water. The ideal day out for people of all experience levels, from beginners through to experienced kayakers...(more)

ROCKTOPIA - Mount Maunganui

Location: Bay of Plenty

ROCK ON down to Rocktopia where we have 26 awesome Clip N Climb walls with 31 challenges and 18 Rock On Climbing walls. If you are looking for some fun and adventure for the family, we also have the world famous vertical slide and Leap of Faith jump. Great for team building, corporate and family fun. Cafe on site...(more)

GLACIER HOT POOLS - Franz Josef, West Coast

Location: West Coast - Franz Josef Glacier

This is the perfect way to unwind after a day of travel on the coast or after exploring the glaciers. Situated in Franz Josef township, Franz Josef Glacier Hot Pools are a haven of natural tranquillity. Our unique hot pools are nestled between native rainforest offering a range of relaxation options including main pools, private pools, spa and massage treatments...(more)

WAI-O-TAPU THERMAL WONDERLAND - Rotorua

Location: Waimangu, Waiotapu, Waikite

Welcome to Wai-O-Tapu, a geothermal wonderland thousands of years in the making. Explore spectacular nature in New Zealand's most colourful volcanic area. The modern Visitor Centre provides the gateway to walks with unique photo opportunities and a wide range of features including the Champagne Pool, the Lady Knox geyser erupting daily at 10:15am and the nearby ever active 'Mud Pool'...(more)

TONGARIRO RIVER RAFTING - Turangi

Location: Ruapehu - National Park Village

The magic waters of The Tongariro River, one of New Zealand's most famous rivers, provides fun-filled roller coaster rides with exhilarating rapids, crystal clear pools and breathtaking gorges. Tongariro River Rafting knows these waters like no other operator - Garth Oakden the company owner has been rafting the Tongariro since 1988. Biking, paintball and fishing multi-activity combos are also available...(more)

SHOTOVER JET - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown

Enjoy a world famous, ultimate jet boat experience with Shotover Jet. Shotover Jet has thrilled over 3 million people since 1965, and now it's your turn! 'Can you handle the canyons?' with award winning Shotover Jet, 'The World's Most Exciting Jet Boat Ride', and the only company allowed to operate in the stunning Shotover River Canyons...(more)

ABEL TASMAN KAITERITERI KAYAKS - Abel Tasman National Park

Location: Nelson

Kaiteriteri Kayak is the only kayaking business to operate from Kaiteriteri Beach. Join us and enjoy a blend of good times, great people, personality-plus guides and interactive Abel Tasman kayaking trips! So go for a big day out, big lunch, lots of laughs join a trip with Kaiteriteri Kayak—great little kayak trips...(more)

NEW ZEALAND RIVERJET - Rotorua

Location: Taupo

New Zealand Riverjet offers the ultimate jet boating experience. We don't want to take you for a quick spin, we want to show you a unique glimpse into New Zealand's history and scenery. Our packages have been specifically designed to give you the best experience for your money. An exciting thrill ride taking in magnificent scenery...(more)

EARTH AND SKY OBSERVATORY - Lake Tekapo

Location: Canterbury - Lake Tekapo

Mt JOHN OBSERVATORY TWILIGHT or NIGHT TOUR: Home to the world's biggest dark sky reserve. Experienced Astronomy Guides using lasers will navigate you across the Southern Sky, while powerful telescopes unlock familiar planets and rich star clusters. OBSERVATORY DAY TOURS: See amazing scenery from the summit of Mt John. Enjoy viewing day-time stars, before visiting New Zealand's largest telescope!..(more)

TAMAKI MAORI VILLAGE - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua - Rotorua City

Share in the Powhiri; an ancient ceremony of welcome. Enter our village, as it comes alive with the sights, sounds and activities of days gone by. See the lifting of the Hangi. Enter into our ancestral meeting house, relax as our family entertain you with a powerful cultural performance. Dine on a traditional hangi buffet feast, before a farewell ceremony...(more)

TASTE OF PLENTY FOOD TOUR - Tauranga, Bay of Plenty

Location: Bay of Plenty - Tauranga

Experience of the unique flavors of the Bay of Plenty and more. You might taste sourdough, local cheeses, coffee, olive oils, smoked fish, NZ Green lipped Mussels, kiwi fruit, avocados, Manuka honey, gelato, local beer, wine or ciders, famous NZ savoury pies!! We also custom design foodie tours based on your interest...(more)

WHANANAKI HOLIDAY PARK - Northland

Location: Northland - Tutukaka Coast

Surrounded by lovely scenery and exciting activities, you won't be short of things to do during your holiday to Whananaki. Whether relaxing on a tranquil beach, learning to surf, kayaking on the estuary, hiking or fishing, there is something here for the whole family. The local beach store is right next door with basic supplies, takeaways and dive fills...(more)

HASSLE-FREE CHRISTCHURCH DOUBLE DECKER TOURS

Location: Christchurch West

Join us on New Zealand's only Open Top Double Decker City Tour! Our classic 1960's London Open Top Double Decker buses offer a fun and informative tour of Christchurch. Learn about Christchurch's fascinating history from the pioneering days through to modern day times and learn how Christchurch is recovering from the devastating February 22 earthquake...(more)

WILD KIWI ENCOUNTER - Stewart Island

Location: Southland

Stewart Island Wild Kiwi Encounter invite you on their nature walk on a well-formed track across the peninsula, through spectacular coastal forest to a secluded sandy beach. After a catamaran a cruise across Paterson Inlet to Little Glory Cove, in the darkness you will get to see the Southern brown kiwi (Rakiura Tokoeka) - often searching for food...(more)

CHIPMUNKS PLAYLAND AND CAFE - Papanui, Christchurch

Location: Christchurch North

The aim of Chipmunks' Playland and cafe is to make sure the kids have fun in our superior playlands and playgrounds, which offer the latest, safest and best play equipment available in New Zealand. For all the parents out there - relax over a coffee in Charlie's Cafe while the kids have fun at our Cranford St venue...(more)

CHRISTCHURCH TRAMWAY - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch Central

Enjoy a unique journey on board a beautifully restored vintage tram through the changing face of Christchurch's city centre. Our Christchurch tram rides offer a unique experience of history and sightseeing, and links the stops for Punting on the Avon and the Caterpillar Tour of Christchurch's Botanic Gardens. Stage 2 is planned to open in 2014...(more)

ALPINE HORSE SAFARIS - Hawarden, North Canterbury

Location: Canterbury - Waipara Valley

Spend your holiday on one of our exhilarating trail rides in the high country of New Zealand's South Island. Enjoy a guided horse riding trip from two hours to twelve days though the North Canterbury high country. See spectacular scenery including snow-capped mountains, vast river flats, crystal clear lakes and rivers...(more)

SHAILERS BED & BREAKFAST - Hamilton

Location: Waikato - Hamilton

Offering informative dairy farm tours are the team at Shailers. Experience life on their 400 cow, 128-hectare dairy farm in the Waikato region in central North Island. Each tour is designed to suit the unique needs of the guests and is influenced by the seasonal activities at the time. Guests have described this tour as the highlight of their holiday...(more)

GLASS BOTTOM BOAT - Whitianga, Coromandel

Location: Coromandel - Whitianga

One to two hour boat cruises around Mercury Bay to take in spectacular Coromandel scenery including Cathedral Cove, and local marine reserve. Tours depart from Hahei onboard the Hahei Explorer and from Whitianga on the Glass Bottom Boat...(more)

ONSEN HOT POOLS - Queenstown

Location: New Zealand

Open from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm every day, The Onsen Hot Pools is the perfect place to soak up Queenstown's spectacular scenery as you immerse yourself in the pure waters and the fresh mountain air. Surrender and unwind your body in the deep penetrating warmth and gentle massage in our private pools...(more)

SURF & TURF - Raglan

Location: Waikato

The team at Surf and Turf Horse Riding invite you to experience Raglan on horseback. They operate horse riding in and around the township in the stunning Waikato on safe, well-mannered and sure-footed horses. Tours will be customised to fit any level of rider - beginners and more experienced riders - with a range of locations close to Raglan...(more)

DART RIVER WILDERNESS JET AND FUNYAK TOURS - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown - Glenorchy

Enjoy unique combinations of breathtaking 'World Heritage' scenery and exhilarating wilderness jet boating. Choose a Wilderness Jet or Funyak tour and discover the heart of NZ. Join us and travel along the beautiful lakeside drive to Glenorchy, into the pristine Dart River valley, travelling via locations used in the Lord of the Rings movies to illustrate magical Middle Earth...(more)

TAUPO HORSE TREKS - Taupo

Location: Taupo

At Taupo Horse Treks all treks are guided by experienced guides. We provide safe, enjoyable experience for all. Whether you want a relaxing, quiet wander through pine forest trails, or a more exciting gallop through the forest. Trek past unique thermal area known as "Craters of the Moon". Horses suitable for beginners, young and old with more advanced horses available...(more)

REAL JOURNEYS - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown - Queenstown Town

Real Journeys is a locally owned company with a variety of excursions at Walter Peak High Country Farm combined with scenic lake cruises on board the TSS Earnslaw Vintage Steamship. Choose between farm tours, horse trekking or a gourmet BBQ lunch or dinner at the Colonel’s Homestead Restaurant in a beautiful lakeside setting...(more)

WAKA ABEL TASMAN - Kaiteriteri

Location: Marahau Beach

Group Journeys, Haerenga ā-rōpū.
Let us create a unique experience for your school, business, iwi, tour or team-building group. Paddle as a group along the coast, try your hand at racing, or ask us to design a customised adventure, especially for your crew. Watch fresh air, exercise and co-operation work their wonders. Each double-hulled waka seats a maximum of 11 people...(more)

WILD COAST RUAPUKE - Ruapuke, Waikato

Location: Waikato

Journey 30 minutes south of Raglan's famous surf breaks to discover WildCoast Ruapuke, nestled in the foothills of Mount Karioi. Our secluded cabins offer spectacular views of the rugged coastline, rolling farm hills, and beautiful native bush. Remote and tranquil setting. Experience the majestic surroundings of Ruapuke on one of our horse adventures...(more)

CRATERS OF THE MOON - Taupo

Location: Taupo - Huka Falls

Craters of the Moon is a unique walk with a difference; this memorable experience is suitable for young and old. See bubbling craters and steam vents, explosion craters and colourful soils. You can also look at interesting plants that have adapted to be able to thrive in the hot, steamy conditions of the area...(more)

SNOWPLANET - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland City

New Zealand's only all-year indoor snow resort where you can enjoy the thrill of snow sports and the atmosphere of a snow village only 20 minutes north of Auckland. You can ski, snowboard, tube or toboggan. Our world class facility includes a terrain park, beginner's area, has three lifts as well as Snowplanet’s 7 Summits Restaurant and Bar...(more)

WAIWERA THERMAL RESORT & SPA - Waiwera

Location: Auckland - Hibiscus Coast

Each year Waiwera Thermal Resort attracts over 350,000 visitors. Located on the picturesque Hibiscus Coast, we're only 35 minutes north of Auckland. Our natural thermal pools are surrounded by the delightful native bush and hills of the Waiwera Valley.The ideal place to unwind and relax...(more)

RAINBOW SPRINGS - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

Surrounded by native trees and the beautiful forests of Rotorua, Rainbow Springs offers an action-packed, fun-filled, and educational day out for the whole family. Get up close and personal with the wonderful birds, bugs and beasts that call New Zealand home. Make sure you take a ride on the Big Splash, and don't forget to visit the free-flight Bird Show...(more)

HAMILTON ZOO - Hamilton, Waikato

Location: Waikato - Hamilton

Home to over 600 native and exotic animals. Hamilton Zoo features large enclosures, beautiful walkways and tranquil surroundings. This experience is not to be missed. Go behind the scenes with a Face to Face encounter or catch a free zookeeper talk and learn about the personalities of our animals, their feeding and enrichment. So much here to see and do!..(more)

NGONGOTAHA RAILWAY PARK - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua - Ngongotaha

Ngongotaha Railway Park is located 5kms north of Rotorua. We offer Miniature Railway rides on steam and diesel locomotives, bouncy castle loco's, museum displays, operational model railway displays and a delightful hobby supply shop called Platform Three. All of these are enjoyed by young and old alike. We can also host birthday parties and other special occasions...(more)

DRIFT KARTZ - Rotorua

Location: New Zealand

Our purpose built DRIFTING go-karts let you experience the thrill of racing on our indoor track. With our special track surface and high horse power 400c motors you can feel the sensation of drifting as you slide around our track. Come in and give it a go. It's not easy... if it was it wouldn't be fun...(more)

AIR MILFORD - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown - Frankton

Air Milford proudly operates the only brand new Cessna Caravan aircraft with leather seating, quiet air-conditioned comfort and great viewing for all passengers. It is one of the safest aircraft flying today. We offer eco-tours, aircraft charters, fishing, hunting and personalised tours. Flights to Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound, the Southern Alps and Glaciers...(more)

OPAL HOT SPRINGS & HOLIDAY PARK - Matamata

Location: Waikato

Just six kilometres from Matamata, New Zealand and set in six hectares of park-like grounds is the Opal Hot Springs & Holiday Park. We offer four motel units (one with wheelchair facilities), tourist flats, kitchen cottages, kitchen cabins, standard cabins, 80 powered/non-powered sites. Private outdoor mineral pool (40 degrees) in a river setting surrounded by native ferns and bamboo...(more)

HIGH COUNTRY SALMON - Twizel

Location: Twizel

Enjoy our café-style shop floating on a working freshwater salmon farm at High Country Salmon. Set amongst beautiful scenery visitors can enjoy a coffee along with something from our salmon-inspired menu, feed the fish or purchase some fresh salmon. Ideally situated on State Highway 8, South of Twizel, on the main route from Christchurch to Queenstown, a must see!..(more)

TE MANAWA MUSEUM OF ART, SCIENCE AND HISTORY - Palmerston North

Location: Manawatu - Palmerston North

The cultural heart of Palmerston North, Te Manawa Museum, brings art, science and history together, recognising the uniqueness of each area and reflecting the growing Manawatu region and its people. View the changing art exhibitions featuring national and international artists. Enjoy the unique children's house and garden and explore our interactive exhibition Te Awa—The River, Heart of Manawatu...(more)

PERFECT DAY CRUISES - Tutukaka

Location: Northland - Whangarei

Come on board our purpose built multi-deck cruise boat with all facilities - Perfect Day. We'll take you on a tour to show you the splendour of the Poor Knights Islands, including a visit right inside the world's largest sea cave. Enjoy snorkelling and kayaking whilst a delicious buffet lunch is prepared...(more)

SPEEDWAY NEW ZEALAND

Location: Waikato

With 24 race tracks across the country - enjoy the exhilaration that only Speedway provides, throughout the summer season (Oct-April). It's fast, it's furious, it's family entertainment and it's at a track near you. Fast paced racing, huge hits, bikes with no brakes, demolition derby's, fireworks - Speedway in NZ is an action packed event for everyone!..(more)

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KAWARAU JET ROTORUA & KJET PARASAILING - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

On the shores of beautiful Lake Rotorua, Kawarau Jet offers an endless range of activities, combining sightseeing and the cultural aspects of the surrounding area with speed, spins and adrenalin. People of all ages and any size group are welcomed aboard our jet boat to cruise with us across Lake Rotorua or enjoy the exhilaration of KJet parasailing...(more)

WANAKA TRIKE TOURS - Wanaka & Queenstown

Location: Queenstown - Arrowtown

Wanaka Trike Tours invite you to 'Come for an experience, not just a ride' on their Rewaco three-seater cruising trikes. Operating throughout the Wanaka, Queenstown & wider Central Otago region, and it's an exhilarating way to see Wanaka and the area with nothing in the way to impede your view. You'll certainly be noticed on this head-turner of a tour!..(more)

GO NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand Wide

Location: South Island

Discover the real New Zealand with the team at Go New Zealand Tours. They have NZ’s biggest range of Adventure Holidays including hiking trips to Abel Tasman, Mt Aspiring, Queen Charlotte Track, Ball Pass, Tongariro and Hollyford Track. Cycle the Otago Rail Trail, Alps 2 Ocean, Great Taste or Hawkes Bay Trails. Try white-water rafting, horse trekking, caving, and kayaking...(more)

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PUNTING ON THE AVON - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch Central

Punting on the Avon is one of the iconic tourist attractions in Christchurch. Glide along the peaceful Avon River in Christchurch, summer or winter, wrapped in luxury as a skilled boatperson propels you through a romantic wonderland. "Welcome aboard," says your punter. We supply blankets, umbrellas and even hot water bottles, so you feel snug if it gets chilly...(more)

ARION HORSE TREKKING - Christchurch

Location: McLeans Island

Trek along the lovely forest tracks in a safe and peaceful environment with the team at Arion Horse Trekking. Treks include the majestic and mighty Waimakariri River for some stunning views of the mountains and Canterbury plains and cross the many braided streams when nature permits...(more)

DISCOVERY JET - Canterbury

Location: Rakaia Gorge

Thrill and scenic photographic jet boat rides, 360-degree spins, salmon and trout fishing, fly and spin casting, helicopter rafting/jet boat combos and more. Our professional team can tailor your ultimate adventure, one hour from Christchurch at the base of Mt Hutt ski field. Enjoy a piece of paradise in Canterbury High Country. Individuals to larger corporate groups, operating year round...(more)

THE BULLER GORGE SWINGBRIDGE - Murchison

Location: Nelson - Murchison

Walk across New Zealand's longest swing bridge, crossing the beautiful Buller Gorge. See the 4.5-metre-high Whites Creek Faultine—epicentre of the 1929 Murchison earthquake. Try your luck with a bit of gold panning, or if you dare, fly back across the Buller river on the high speed Cometline. Located en route to the West Coast...(more)

DOUBTFUL SOUND OVERNIGHT CRUISE - Fiordland

Location: Fiordland - Doubtful Sound

Experience isolated, beautiful Doubtful Sound aboard the MV Southern Secret as part of our personalised tour of Doubtful Sound. By day watch playful marine animals such as dolphins, seals and penguins that call the fiord home; at night listen for the calls of Morepork or Weka! Activities include fishing, swimming and star gazing. Join our wonderful journey of discovery today...(more)

RIVERSIDE HOLIDAY PARK - Mangawhai

Location: Northland

Welcome to Riverside Holiday Park, the perfect choice for accommodation north of Auckland. We're located on a private sandy beach in Mangawhai Harbour, 100km north of Auckland. Riverside is a peaceful holiday park set in manicured grounds with a variety of affordable holiday accommodation options including self contained studio units, onsite caravans with awnings, non-powered and powered sites...(more)

MURIWAI SURF SCHOOL AND ADVENTURE CENTRE - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Piha and Muriwai Beach

Located only 35 minutes drive from the Auckland's central city is Muriwai Surf School & Adventure Centre. Surf lessons are 2 hours and include wetsuit and surfboard hire. Introduction to Surfing Lessons are held daily at 10:30am and 3:00pm. Group and Corporate Bookings available. BloKarting can only be done on a windy day, 2 hours either side of low tide...(more)

NATIONAL ARMY MUSEUM WAIOURU - North Island

Location: Ruapehu - Taihape

Visitors will be inspired by real life soldier's stories as they discover New Zealand's military history, and reflect on how conflict has shaped our nation. The Museum is open daily 9:00 am - 4:30 pm (except Christmas Day). Facilities include the Museum Cafe, gift shop, research centre, guided tours, Memorial Greenstone Wall, educational programmes and picnic area...(more)

RAGLAN WATERSPORTS - Raglan

Location: North Island

Raglan Watersports invite you to join them in the wonderful setting of Raglan on a surfboard, paddleboard, mountain bike or in a kayak. Take a kiteboarding, paddleboarding or surfing lesson or a spot of fishing. A one-stop-shop for so many different watersport experiences, whether for pleasure, relaxation or for the more extreme adrenalin-pumping kiteboarding...(more)

SALT AIR LTD - Northland, New Zealand

Location: Northland

We offer the choice of aeroplane or helicopter scenic flights around the maritime playground of the Bay of Islands, the renowned Cape Reinga area at the top of New Zealand and throughout the Far North region. Want your own itinerary and choice of locations? No worries, we can organise exclusive charters and helicopter VIP tours to suit your requirements...(more)

SPACE PLACE AT CARTER OBSERVATORY - Wellington

Location: Wellington

At the top of the Botanic Gardens, the Carter Observatory is home to a full-dome planetarium offering excellent shows with virtual tours of the local skies; multimedia displays of Polynesian and European navigation, Maori cosmology, space and New Zealanders; and some of NZ's finest telescopes and astronomical artefacts. Open daily 10am - 5pm (open until 9.30pm Tuesdays/Saturdays). Closed Christmas Day...(more)

ZORB - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

Welcome to ZORB, the first official site and one of top attractions in Rotorua as featured on 'The Amazing Race'. Choose the ZYDRO ride with the addition of water ensuring a slippery ride, or tackle the Zig-Zag track which is a cross between a waterfall and rollercoaster. The ZORBIT ride sees you harnessed inside and sent head over heels downhill...(more)

HAMPTON DOWNS MOTORSPORT PARK - Huntly, Waikato

Location: Waikato

Head to Hampton Downs International Motorsport Park has recently undergone a $30m upgrade, boasts an 840m arrive-and-drive Go Kart track with 270cc karts that reach speeds of 70kmph. Several other exhilarating foot-to-the-floor action experiences including V8 Hot Laps, the Supercar Fast Dash & the self-drive Camaro V8 Muscle Car experience are sure to provide your next adrenaline fix...(more)

GLOPUTT MINIGOLF - Auckland

Location: Auckland - North Shore

Come and experience Auckland's first amazing and bizarre new world of glow in the dark minigolf. With buildings, foliage, pathways and fairways illuminated with glowing technicolour, your outing will be a really unique and memorable event for all.
And it's indoors - your fun won't be cooled off due to Auckland's whacky weather!..(more)

MOHAKA RAFTING - Te Pohue, Hawke's Bay

Location: North Island

Mohaka Rafting provides exciting day and multi-day trips on grade II, III and V water. Our full-day grade III is our most popular trip and includes cliff jumps, gorges and canyons, visiting a gold mine and swimming rapids. We also offer Heli-raft expeditions through the Kaweka Forest Park while camping at hot springs, fishing and relaxing...(more)

VIGILANT YACHT CHARTERS - Bay of Islands

Location: Waitangi

Vigilant Yacht Charters depart form Russell allowing you to enjoy cruising and exploring the beautiful Bay of Islands on a day or overnight charter. With countless beaches and coves at which to stop off, you may decide to spend your afternoon strolling along the sandy, white shoreline, relaxing on the beach or, taking your pick of the water activities offered...(more)

AGROVENTURES ADVENTURE PARK - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

Agroventures is NZ's ultimate adventure playground. What makes us unique? Agroventures Adventure Park is home to the worlds ONLY Shweeb, the fastest and only jet sprint experience in New Zealand. Swoop-Swing from 40m towards the earth at 130kmph, Rotorua Bungy - a 43m leap of faith and last but definitely not least the Southern Hemispheres' only outdoor wind tunnel...(more)

KAIKOURA KAYAKS - Kaikoura

Location: Marlborough

The Kaikoura coastline is home to an abundance of marine life, including dolphins and seals, and sea birds. There is truly no better way to explore this fascinating environment than to paddle your own sea kayak on a safe, guided tour with us. No experience or swimming ability necessary to participate on these Kaikoura kayak tours...(more)

NATIONAL TRANSPORT & TOY MUSEUM - Wanaka

Location: Wanaka

Come visit one of the largest, private, and fascinating collections of nostalgic toys in New Zealand. This selection of toys has something to fascinate everyone: clockwork and battery powered toys, porcelain dolls, teddy bears, pedal cars and money boxes. Indoor and outdoor playing areas with pedal tractors and trucks for the kids. 600 vehicles. And over 60,000 toys displayed...(more)

INDOOR GRAND PRIX - Wellington

Location: Wellington

Welcome to the longest established facility of its kind in New Zealand, Indoor Grand Prix! This represents the best value for money entertainment in Wellington! Their kart's are the fastest yet safest around, and the special high grip surface on the tracks means you can build up even more speed when taking those corners...(more)

BLASTACARS DRIFT KARTS - Auckland

Location: Auckland

Blastacars are purpose-built, powerful karts making this the ultimate karting experience! Not to be confused with regular go karts, custom tracks can be created for an experience that's all about sliding sideways. Whether it's a booking for one or one hundred we have you sorted. Blastacars have private BBQ and dining areas and catering options for group bookings to enjoy...(more)

BAY OF ISLANDS PARASAIL - Northland

Location: Northland

Bay of Islands Parasail is owned and operated by two local families who have lived in the Bay of Islands for many years. We're passionate about the Bay of Islands, and we love sharing this special place with visitors from around the world. We have a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the tourism and marine industries...(more)

MIKE PERO'S MOTORCYCLE GALLERY - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch West

Wander down memory lane & back to the 70s', 80s' & 90s' and take in the collection of more than 60 Classic Japanese Motorcycles. From 50cc to a full range of Superbikes. Five TV screens with race footage from the day. 100+ period magazines. 6-minutes from Christchurch Airport – 1 Hawthornden Road; Adults $15; Open Wed-Sun 10am-5pm...(more)

AERIUS HELICOPTERS - Tauranga

Location: Tauranga Airport

Our local regions offer New Zealand’s most spectacular scenery. Deep blue lakes surrounded by volcanic and geothermal backdrops to long sandy beaches. Walk in the crater of White Island, New Zealand's most active volcano, or drop into a vineyard for lunch. Range of scenic flights and experiences allowing you to discover the Bay of Plenty and Coromandel from above...(more)

EASTWOODHILL ARBORETUM - Gisborne

Location: Eastland

Eastwoodhill Arboretum, NZ's National Arboretum, features 131 hectares of exotic and native trees, shrubs and climber plantings. Visitor facilities include a new natural adventure playground, walking trails for all levels of fitness, the nationally significant Homestead Garden, accommodation, guided tours, function venue and catering services. Eastwoodhill Arboretum is a top visitor attraction in Gisborne and attracts over 8,000 visitors annually...(more)

BEN LOMOND STATION HORSE TREKKING COMPANY - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown

15 minutes from Queenstown, making us the nearest Horse Trek to town. We're also the cheapest - from NZ$99 for 1 and a half hours. Soak up the wildlife, alpine flora and rugged river gorges with dramatic landscapes. Our treks are family-friendly, suitable for children as young as four years old. See spectacular corners of New Zealand on horseback...(more)

RAFTABOUT WHITE WATER RAFTING - Rotorua

Location: Taupo

Rotorua rafting with a difference with amazing scenery; history; culture and adventure. Raft grade three to five rivers, including the world's highest commercially rafted waterfall. We also offer sledging river-run on the Kaituna River. Located three hours from Auckland and Waitomo. One hour from Tauranga and Taupo. Visit our website for pictures, information, maps, or to make bookings...(more)

RAFTING NEW ZEALAND WAIROA RIVER RAFTING - Wairoa River

Location: Taupo

The Wairoa River rafting experience is an action-packed, thrilling river trip, that is sure to take your breath away. Awaiting you on the Grade 5 journey are rapids such as the "Roller Coaster", "Devils Elbow", and "Mothers Nightmare". So, come and experience the action! Wairoa white water rafting is for you!..(more)

TREASURE ISLAND ADVENTURE MINI GOLF - Auckland Airport

Location: Auckland

Two 18 hole pirate theme courses giving you the opportunity to putt over pirate ships, past cascading waterfalls, through haunted treasure caves and around shark infested waters. Bookings are not necessary, so come and try Adventure Golf and have fun! Open 7 days and late nights! Looking for an activity that is fun, unique, easy to organise and great value?..(more)

STONEHENGE AOTEAROA - Wairarapa

Location: Wairarapa - Carterton

Stonehenge Aotearoa was built by members of The Phoenix Astronomical Society with the support of the Royal Society of New Zealand the purpose of Stonehenge Aotearoa is to encourage people of all ages to rediscover the knowledge of their ancestors. It's a unique place of science and wonder in New Zealand & they offer a wide range of touring options...(more)

ANIMAL FARM RARE BREEDS FARM PARK - Nelson Region

Location: Nelson - Motueka District

Animal Farm Rare Breeds Farm Park has farm fun for the whole family. Located at 389 Gardner Valley Road in Upper Moutere, just 15 minutes drive from Motueka and 30 minutes from Nelson we are easy to reach. 17 beautiful hectares of friendly animals and fun. We (and our animals!) look forward to meeting you. Enjoy!..(more)

WILLOWBANK WILDLIFE RESERVE - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

Meet Kiwi, cheeky Kea, ancient Tuatara, our bush parrot the Kaka and the rare Takahe - New Zealand's Big 5. Close encounters of the 'wildlife kind' are a trademark. Feed wild eels and make friends with the livestock breeds unique to New Zealand. Hear the kiwi as they forage by your feet. Open from 9:30 am till dusk daily...(more)

SOS SURVIVAL TRAINING - Auckland

Location: Auckland West

Survival skills are extremely important for anyone who ventures into New Zealand’s spectacular bush. We offer half day, full day, overnight and three day survival courses for those wanting to explore our amazing wilderness. Our excellent survival instructor knows how to make sure you enjoy yourself while you learn real practical survival-skills you will need during an emergency...(more)

TAUPO TANDEM SKYDIVING - Taupo

Location: Taupo - Taupo Town

Plummet from 15,000 feet above pristine coastline and snow-capped volcanoes! New Zealand's original tandem skydiving company, operating for over 20 years. With the largest range of camera options. Offering free USBs with HD-footage. Free pick-ups from Rotorua. Qualmark endorsement and multi-lingual staff, your Taupo tandem skydive will be unforgettable. Local pick-ups in our sweet new Hummer. Book now!..(more)

STARDOME OBSERVATORY & PLANETARIUM - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland City

One of Auckland's best and most popular attractions where you can experience the unique wonders of New Zealand's night sky through telescopes and Planetarium shows. Be amazed and awestruck as your guide takes you on an unforgettable tour of our universe. Planetarium shows run every night (Wednesday to Sunday) and weekend afternoons. Evening shows include courtyard telescope viewing (weather permitting)...(more)

ADRENALIN FOREST - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

A playing field and an adventure in the heart of the forest. A test against gravity, balance and agility, and a fun and exciting entertainment option for the whole family or as part of a group. Each park has several levels of difficulty allowing for a different experience of pleasures, emotions and challenges...(more)

DART STABLES - Glenorchy, Queenstown

Location: Otago

Dart Stables has been offering visitors to the area the opportunity of exploring Glenorchy and Paradise for over 20 years. Dart has gained a well-earned reputation for providing memorable horse riding in this stunning part of New Zealand. Riding through Lord of the Rings country is an experience you'll remember for a lifetime...(more)

SHINING STAR BEACHFRONT ACCOMMODATION - Hokitika

Location: West Coast

Come and enjoy the warmth of our supreme quality log-style accommodation, overlooking the Tasman Sea and situated right by the beach. Experience the wild West Coast with its unspoilt beaches, panoramic views and the Southern Alps in the background. Located opposite the glow-worm dell. Facilities include spa pool, small farm yard, sauna, covered BBQ area, playground and Free WIFI...(more)

BAY OF ISLANDS SAILING/GUNGHA II - Bay of Islands and Beyond

Location: Northland - Bay of Islands

For an awesome day sailing adventure, don't go past Gungha Bay of Islands sailing. With our 65-foot go-fast Maxi Yacht your cruise is guaranteed to be exciting, funny and informal. Unique island stopover, wet suits, snorkel gear, kayaks and yummy fresh lunch included! Departs Paihia and Russell daily. Freephone 0800 478 900...(more)

MEGA AIR TRAMPOLINE ARENA - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

MegaAir is New Zealand's largest and most fantastic indoor trampoline park. It's a fun and safe environment where soft landings are guaranteed. If jumping off walls, flying through the air, flipping, bouncing and leaping, sounds like fun to you you'll love MegaAir. It brings wall-to-wall fun for all ages, fitness levels, and skills. Dodgeball also on-site...(more)

TEKAPO SPRINGS - Lake Tekapo

Location: Canterbury

Featuring wonderful outdoor hot-pools, ice-skating rink, tube-park over winter, Trippo waterslide and a year round operation of the mesmerizing Glacial Day Spa and licensed cafe. New Aqua Play and cooler pools now open! Tekapo Springs is a destination not to be missed. Check our website for prices and operating times...(more)

SAPPHIRE SPRINGS HOLIDAY PARK & THERMAL POOLS - Katikati

Location: Bay of Plenty

Welcome to Sapphire Springs, a hidden paradise and the perfect holiday park for families. Located at the foot of the Kaimai Ranges and set on 32 hectares of scenic forest and bush. Sapphire Springs offers caravan, campervan and tent sites on a park-like setting. Features thermal pools, extensive bush walks, glow worms, minigolf and playground. Approximately 15kms from the beach...(more)

WHALE WATCH - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

New Zealand's ultimate year-round nature experience offers exciting close encounters with giant sperm whales. Kaikoura's semi-resident sperm whales share their unique world with many other animals, including other whale and dolphin species, seals and albatross - all regularly sighted on tours. Our 95% success rate means we guarantee an 80% refund if your Whale Watch tour doesn't see a whale...(more)

POLYNESIAN SPA - Rotorua

Location: Bay of Plenty

Enjoy tranquil bathing and views overlooking Lake Rotorua at Polynesian Spa, New Zealand's leading international day spa. Relax in one of the 28 hot mineral pools each with different temperatures. Polynesian Spa is the perfect place to enjoy a choice of spa therapies or bathing and they provide a unique thermal spa experience on the shore of Lake Rotorua...(more)

FIORDLAND HORSE TREKS & QUAD BIKING - Te Anau

Location: Fiordland - Te Anau

Ride over our farmland on horse trekking rides on the trails of Te Anau, New Zealand. Only five kilometres from Te Anau. Be greeted by our other friendly horses and foals roaming free and enjoy 360 degrees of panoramic mountain views of Lake Te Anau and surrounding mountain ranges, wildlife reserve and farm land. Our rides are approximately 2-3 hours...(more)

HYDRO ATTACK - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown - Queenstown Town

Facts are usually boring, so try try these... You're inside what feels like a cross between a fighter jet and a torpedo and it's skimming across the top of Lake Wakatipu at 80kph! Yes, 80 scenery-blurring, perspective-destroying mind-numbing kilometres per hour. And then it dives under the water! So, are you ready to take on an 18ft shark?..(more)

ARROW TOURS - Bay of Plenty

Location: North Island

Operated by Roger, Arrow Tours provides clients guided and well planned cruise tours, cultural sightseeing, small group tours and more. As one of the leading cruise ship specialists in New Zealand, they specialize in arranging guided cruise ship tours and shore excursions to Tauranga, Rotorua, Hobbiton & more...(more)

WESTFIELD RICCARTON - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

Come and explore the largest shopping centre in the South Island, with over 190 stores. Shop homeware to evening wear, restaurants to groceries, entertainment to exercise, and everything in between – Westfield Riccarton is a one-stop shop for whatever you need...(more)

WILD TROUT ADVENTURES - Hawke's Bay

Location: Hawkes Bay - Hastings

Unrivaled in his unique ability to spot that perfect fish, Gary will introduce you to rivers abundant with trout and can afford to be selective with the catch. With 30 years knowledge of Hawke's Bay rivers and a member of the New Zealand Professional Guide's Association, Gary will make your day, or multi-day package a truly rewarding and memorable experience...(more)

HINTERLAND ADVENTURES & PAINTBALL - Hamilton

Location: Waikato - Hamilton

Bring your team along for some outdoor adventures! Have a go at paintballing, clay bird shooting, archery or fun team days. These awesome activities will get your group fired up and they're all available with Hinterland Adventures. Bookings are essential. Call 0800 22 66 54 for more information...(more)

CADDYSHACK MINI GOLF - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch East

Welcome to CaddyShack, Christchurch's most exciting indoor mini golf experience. CaddyShack is located in an indoor, all-weather venue in Woolston. Each of our 18 holes incorporates a different theme and offers different skill challenges and fun. CaddyShack Christchurch is the ultimate mini golf experience. Practice your crazy golf...(more)

BOUNCE & BEYOND Indoor Family Fun - East Tamaki, Auckland

Location: Auckland - South

Looking for something fun and activity to do with your kids, but want to stay inside? BOUNCE & BEYOND indoor inflatable playground is here to help your kids burn off lots of energy! Kids at all ages have a blast climbing, running, jumping and sliding their way to fun. Why not let them go wild on our inflatables?..(more)

HOWICK HISTORICAL VILLAGE - East Auckland

Location: Auckland - East

Experience the tranquil and rustic surroundings of an 1850s settlement. Wander at your own pace while you explore this museum, located on a five-acre site, including 30 buildings set up to show life as it was in early Auckland. Chat to our costumed staff, and savour the home cooked food at the Homestead Cafe & souvenir shop. Open seven days...(more)

MOUNTAIN SHUTTLE - Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Location: Ruapehu - Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Mountain Shuttle welcome you to one of New Zealand's best one day/one way hikes, the Tongariro Crossing. Also included is free all day security car parking and Maori culture commentary onboard the shuttle. Discounts for children/senior citizens/groups. Mountain Shuttle provide one way shuttle transport and the cheapest & most flexible shuttle option...(more)

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MITAI MAORI VILLAGE - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua - Rotorua City

A sacred place – a spiritual place. An evening at Mitai Maori Village will give you an authentic introduction to Maori culture. Enjoy a traditional hangi meal. See warriors in traditional dress paddling a waka (ancient war canoe). Home of the sacred Rainbow Spring and glow worms. Five minutes from the centre of Rotorua. Nau Mai Haere Mai...(more)

RAFTING NEW ZEALAND - Turangi

Location: Taupo

We raft only the best rivers, use only the best gear and our guides are highly trained Kiwi professionals. We believe that adventure should be available for everyone to experience, hence our river trips cater for everyone, without ever comprising quality. Enjoy looking through our river options to find the adventure that best suits you...(more)

ABEL TASMAN SEA SHUTTLES - Abel Tasman National Park

Location: Nelson - Abel Tasman National Park

Visit the stunning Abel Tasman National Park in comfort, safety and style with experienced skippers from Abel Tasman Sea Shuttles. Seven-days-a-week service. All trips offer scenic viewing stops and commentaries about the stunning Abel Tasman National Park features. See wildlife, golden sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and lush native bush...(more)

NIGHTSUP - Akaroa

Location: Christchurch - Akaroa and Banks Peninsula

The sea floor comes to life under custom LED light kits as you follow your guide around the shore for a full hour. Expect to see plenty of fish species darting along the sea floor. All equipment provided. Akaroa Paddle Board School offers professional Stand Up Paddleboard lessons along with NZ's FIRST & ONLY guided illuminated night time paddleboard tour...(more)

R&R KAYAKS - Abel Tasman National Park

Location: Nelson - Motueka District

We are a small family-owned sea kayak company. Take advantage of our many years of industry experience and extensive local knowledge. The Abel Tasman National Park is a special place to our family (whānau) and we are excited to share its history and natural beauty with you. Our base is brand new and purpose built - just for sea kayaking!..(more)

DUNE RIDER UNIQUE TOURS - Kaitaia to Cape Reinga

Location: Northland - Ahipara

Dune Rider Unique Tours invite you to join them a full-day tour to Cape Reinga. Visit the must-see Cape Reinga Lighthouse, witness stunning views of the meeting of the Tasman Sea and Pacific Ocean, climb and boogie-board the spectacular northern sand dunes, experience the Gumdigger's Park, take a leisurely stroll on 90 Mile Beach. Driver commentary and lunch included...(more)

ANATOKI SALMON FISHING & CAFE - Takaka, Nelson

Location: Nelson - Kahurangi National Park

Anatoki Salmon Fishing & Cafe is a unique freshwater fishing activity in Golden Bay just 100 km from Nelson. Situated on the banks of the Anatoki River between Kahurangi and Abel Tasman National Park, you can relax and catch your very own premium Chinook salmon. Have it hot smoked ready to eat in our cafe, or take away fresh...(more)

BUTTERFLY CREEK - Auckland Airport

Location: Auckland Airport

Travel back to a time when dinosaurs ruled. See our Dinosaur Kingdom with more than 60 dinosaurs, some life-sized, moving & roaring. You’ll be amazed! Great place for kids birthday parties, functions and catering. Enjoy a blend of animal exhibits and interactive attractions. Walk amongst 700 plus butterflies in our tropical butterfly house...(more)

GREEN JERSEY CYCLE TOURS - Wairarapa

Location: Wellington

The Green Jersey Cycle Tour Company aims to provide you with an outstanding New Zealand cycle-touring experience. The Rimatuka cycle trail starts in Wellington and is part of the New Zealand Cycle Trail and is one of the many options we offer including day tours, corporate team-building, and school camps with rides suitable for the absolute beginner to experienced riders...(more)

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CLASSIC MOTORCYCLE MECCA - Invercargill

Location: Southland

With over 300 motorcycles and motorcycle related artwork from around the world, this collection is widely regarded as a world-class display. Highlights include three out of four publicly displayed John Britten motorbikes and the largest display of Brough Superior in the Southern Hemisphere. Over 60 manufacturers and brands such as AJS, Ariel, BMW, Harley Davidson, Henderson, Indian, Matchless and Rudge...(more)

WAIKITE VALLEY THERMAL POOLS - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

Waikite Valley Thermal Pools is a unique place to come and experience the 'Living Waters' of the Te Manaroa Spring - the largest single source of 100% pure boiling water in New Zealand. Adjoining the pool complex is a 20-site campground with shower, laundry and kitchen facilities. Pools to enjoy include the Settlers Pool and luxurious tranquil garden pool...(more)

ORAKEI KORAKO CAVE & THERMAL PARK - Taupo

Location: Waikato - Reporoa

Explore the Orakei Korako Cave and Thermal Park. Also known as the Hidden Valley, Orakei Korako is a unique and popular visitor attraction—not to be missed. This geothermal wonderland is one of nature's true gifts. Come explore a world of gushing geysers, hot springs, bubbling mud pools and some of the most amazing silica terraces on the Earth...(more)

SKIPPERS CANYON JET - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown - Skippers Canyon

Skippers Canyon Jet boat tours in Queenstown. 3 great options include Spectacular guided tour of Skippers Canyon via the infamous Skippers Road, with thrilling jetboat ride. A Scenic Tour - a journey taking you into the natural beauty of land rich in gold mining history. Skippers Canyon Scenic Tour Jet boat ride a half-day tour combining both trips above...(more)

ALPINE JET - Springfield

Location: South Island

Join us on the Alpine Jet, taking you deep into the foothills of the Southern Alps and through the stunning Waimakariri River canyon. Breathtaking views, wonderful mixture of scenery and excitement, our safari tour option doubles as an eco-experience with magnificent scenery, native bush and wildlife. We are located only 50 minutes from Christchurch Airport...(more)

BACK COUNTRY SADDLE EXPEDITIONS - Wanaka

Location: Wanaka - Cardrona

Come trek for a couple of hours with our highly experienced staff. We have been in the business of back-country trekking for over 25 years yet we still enthuse in the stunning scenery in which we are privileged to live. Come enjoy a fantastic experience...(more)

AROUND THE BASIN BIKE TOURS - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown

Local experts Around The Basin provide everything from quality bike hire, a shuttle service, to specialising in bike tour packages. For bike and shuttle packages, winery bike tours, supported or guided half, full or multi day bike tours. We look after thousands of riders a year so rely on us to give you the best advice to suit your needs...(more)

ZIG ZAG CHARTERS - Mangonui, Northland

Location: Cape Reinga

Based at Mangonui in stunning Doubtless Bay on the east coast of Northland, New Zealand. Zig Zag Charters offer full day and overnight boat charters as well as day and half-day trips for individual passengers. Our yacht, Zig Zag, is a very stable 58-foot catamaran with two full-bathrooms and two double-berth cabins. Licensed for up to 30 passengers...(more)

SEAL SWIM KAIKOURA - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury

This is one of those nature experiences that opens your mind to the magnificence of our natural environment and inhabitants. A must do in New Zealand. Recently listed by ‘Lonely Planet’ as one of the top 10 Marine Encounters Worldwide, snorkelling with fur seals in the shallow waters of the beautiful Kaikoura Peninsula. A true unique experience...(more)

ROTORUA GOLF CLUB - Rotorua

Location: North Island

Situated in picturesque Whakarewarewa, Rotorua, is Arikikapakapa, one of New Zealand's leading golf courses. Arikikapakapa is a unique geothermal golfing experience. A full 18 hole, par 70 course provides variety and challenges with many holes played over and around both dormant and active thermal areas. This makes it an all-weather links-style course with easy walking and an excellent Golfing layout...(more)

KINGFISHER YACHT CHARTERS - Bay of Islands

Location: Northland

Cruise around and explore the beautiful Bay of Islands. We have an extensive knowledge of this lovely historic area. Our beautiful yacht, Kingfisher, provides complete comfort and safety as you travel around this natural wonderland. Many people see the Bay of Islands as the jewel in the crown of the North Island. Highly experienced friendly and helpful hosts...(more)

CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN - Lower Waitakere, Auckland

Location: Auckland - Waitakere City

Absolutely amazing crystal and mineral museum situated in the foothills of the Waitakere ranges, only a 20-minute drive from the Auckland CBD. Waiting to be found are ancient fossils as well as the biggest and most unusual selection of crystals and minerals in New Zealand, selected from around the world. Delicious cafe, farm animals and children's playgrounds. Group tours welcome...(more)

ABEL TASMAN CANYONS - Motueka

Location: New Zealand

Our canyoning adventures take place in three stunning parks: the famous Abel Tasman National Park, the wild and remote Kahurangi National Park and the more accessible Mount Richmond Forest Park. On our canyoning trips you’ll access places that normally stay hidden from view. Trips are guided by professional guides and all your canyoning equipment is supplied...(more)

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ALPINE CRAZY PUTT AND VILLAGE CRUISERS - Hanmer Springs

Location: Canterbury

Welcome to Alpine Crazy Putt and Village Cruisers. Located just past the Heritage Hotel, this course has been recently rebuilt with lots of new and exciting holes! This is also your starting point for the Village Cruisers. Families have been enjoying our bikes for 17 years! A fun form of transport to get around Hanmer Springs designed for 4-6 people!..(more)

ALPACA FARM TOURS - Akaroa

Location: Christchurch

Your Akaroa Alpaca Farm Tour experience takes you on a scenic-drive to the western-side of Akaroa Harbour to Shamarra Alpaca Farm. Our Akaroa alpaca farm has stunning harbour views. Alpaca farmers, Frank and Anya, will treat you to an interesting and interactive introduction to these animals (renowned for their ultra-fine fleece). Refreshments are included on these Akaroa farm tours...(more)

OTAGO FARMERS MARKET - Dunedin Central

Location: Dunedin

Each Saturday morning thousands of people flock to the Dunedin Railway Station north car park to purchase local food directly from the people who made it. Our customers love the friendly atmosphere, the fresh produce, and the bargains that can always be found. 8am – 12.30pm every Saturday, don’t miss..(more)

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BOOM SAILING - WHITIANGA

Location: Coromandel

Take in Coromandel Icons like Cathedral Cove, Hahei Marine Reserve, and Cooks Beach, on an action-packed and chilled-out exploration of Mercury Bay. Pure Sailing Fun for just you, the great outdoors and the wind whistling through your hair! There is no better way to experience the Coromandel! Or even hire out the entire boat with our experienced skipper!..(more)

FARMYARD HOLIDAY PARK - Geraldine

Location: Canterbury

Our privately owned holiday park in Canterbury offers the ultimate farmstay experience for everyone including campervans. Located on 17 hectares of tranquil rural countryside, 5 minutes from Geraldine and 2 hours from Christchurch. Unique hands on farmyard experience for campers. Something for everybody, tent sites, powered sites, onsite vans, two-bedroom cabins. Also fully self-contained one-room studios and family cottages...(more)

BOTANIC GARDENS TOUR - Christchurch

Location: South Island

A favourite of our Christchurch attractions, the Gardens Tour is a very affordable activity for any nature enthusiast. Glide over smooth pathways in our electric-powered Caterpillar shuttle, a cute vehicle looking like its namesake, the caterpillar. You can hop on or off the Caterpillar at any time. Bring your camera. Operates all seasons of the year...(more)

FLIP OUT TRAMPOLINE AREANA - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

Flip Out is an indoor trampoline park with a main arena, kids arena, foam pit, tricking area, wall trampolines and Air Tracks Tumble Strips. We cater for birthday parties and have a high-quality cafe for parents to relax while children burn energy. This Trampoline Arena Christchurch is the perfect destination for indoor entertainment...(more)

KOWHAI EQUESTRIAN FARM STAY - Oxford

Location: Canterbury - Oxford

Kowhai Equestrian Farmstay is only 40 minutes from Christchurch and is a great place to spend some time if you are interested in horse riding. Lessons for complete beginners to advanced riders. Enjoy walking, trotting and cantering. Terrain covered includes flat farm land, along rivers and hill country to 300 metres. Lovely views of Canterbury Plains back to Christchurch...(more)

THE PACKARD MOTOR MUSEUM - Whangarei

Location: Northland

The Packard Motor Museum has one of the largest collections of Packard automobiles anywhere in the world… plus classic motor cycles, military and other vintage and rare vehicles. Our other special collections include our log-hauling steam locomotive, steam traction engines and earth-moving equipment that literally shaped New Zealand into the country we see today...(more)

BURIED VILLAGE - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

Around the fascinating remains of a settlement buried by the eruption of Mount Tarawera, a place of exceptional beauty has been created. A world-class museum houses many hundreds of objects dug from the ruins of the village. Be escorted though the excavated sites with a walk to the base of one of NZ's most stunning waterfalls—not to be missed...(more)

CABLE CAR MUSEUM - Wellington

Location: Wellington

Bringing to life the story of Wellington's iconic cable cars is the award-winning Cable Car Museum, situated within the original Winding House. Open every day with free entry, the Museum is home to two of the original grip cars and the historic winding machinery once used to haul the cars through a series of tunnels up the steep incline...(more)

BLASTACARS DRIFT KARTS - Hamilton

Location: Waikato - Hamilton

Blastacars Drift Karts are purpose-built, powerful karts making this the ultimate Hamilton karting experience! Not to be confused with regular go karts, custom tracks can be created for an experience that's all about sliding sideways. Whether it's a booking for one or one hundred we have you sorted...(more)

ASHLEY PARK - Waitotara

Location: Wanganui

Ashley Park in Waitotara is set in over four acres of landscaped parks and grounds with an extensive Camellia area, picturesque lake and picnic area. Offering a wide range of accommodation, farming and recreational facilities for guests and visitors. Located approximately 20 minutes from Wanganui and 45 minutes from Hawera in South Taranaki...(more)

FLYBOARD - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown - Queenstown Town

This amazing new extreme water activity will be an amazing new experience unlike anything you've ever felt before. It's a cross between feeling like a superhero and a dolphin. Feel the adrenalin thrill of jet propelled flight. Book your flight today at www.flyboardqt.com We guarantee you will fly, we keep training till you do...(more)

HORSE TREKKING LAKE OKAREKA - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

Welcome to Horse Trekking Lake Okareka, where you can experience stunning panoramic views over Lake Okareka, Lake Okataina and Lake Tarawera with the majestic Mount Tarawera beaming down on you. Horses to suit all abilities, with guided treks from one and a half hours to all day to suit. Experienced owner/guide, catering for small groups of 1-5 people...(more)

QUEENSTOWN RAFTING - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown

Best water activities in New Zealand from half-day to multi-day and from action packed to relaxed! Queenstown's original rafting company offers exhilarating trips down our famous Kawarau and Shotover Rivers. Whether a first-timer 'Kawarau Rider' or thrill-seeking 'Shotover Junkie', we've got you covered! Try one of our combos for the ultimate money saving adventure from bungy to jeboat to skydive...(more)

CHRISTCHURCH GRAND TOUR - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

Welcome to the delights of our Christchurch attractions! Cruise in comfort aboard our luxury coach. Fully guided by our knowledgeable host, our Grand Tour shows off the best things to do in Christchurch in the most comfortable and convenient way. If you’re on a tight schedule, get the flavour of our city without fuss...(more)

ABEL TASMAN SAILING ADVENTURES - Nelson

Location: Nelson - Mapua and Ruby Bay

Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures offer day sailing tours aboard fast comfortable catamarans. The most peaceful and relaxing way to see the Abel Tasman—New Zealand's best sailing location. With half-day, full-day, and multi-day tour options, we'll make the most of your time. Private charters for specialised tours available for groups up to 40 people...(more)

LILLIPUT FARM FUN & ANIMAL PARK - Taupo

Location: Taupo

Enjoy a safe, clean, adventure where young and old minds alike have big moments. Watch your children relish the experience as they meet and feed 20 different species of quiet animals and birds. A great fun place for all ages - come have a family treat to remember. Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy...(more)

PACIFIC PADDLE COMPANY - Christchurch

Location: Redcliffs

Join the Pacific Paddle Company and take a private SUP lesson at a calm bay in Christchurch. Our company uses the highest quality boards and paddles designed by us here in New Zealand. See our website for excellent deals in an array of stand up paddle board gear. SPECIAL: Anyone who books through tourism.net.nz receives 20% off a new board...(more)

OMAKA CLASSIC CARS - Blenheim

Location: Marlborough

Showcasing vehicles from 1950's - 1980's, a time of carefree, wild, individual design with charisma, chrome and large grilles. Austins, Holdens, Jaguars, Zodiacs, Fords, and much more offer insight into Marlborough and New Zealand motoring. Nostalgia envelops you as you revisit an era through the cars on display. Opening hours; 12 noon to 4pm daily. Outside these hours by arrangement...(more)

CAPE FAREWELL HORSE TREKS - Golden Bay, Nelson

Location: Nelson

Cape Farewell Horse Treks offer horse rides ranging from 1.5 hours, to over-nighters, to seven days plus! Each of our horse treks offer stunning views over farmland and beach, and include river crossings, caves and the option of a gallop along the white sand beaches for horse lovers. Open most days for horse treks...(more)

WILD COAST RUAPUKE HORSE ADVENTURES - Ruapuke, Waikato

Location: North Island

Extreme Horse Adventures and Treks. Ride over farmland and up Mt Karioi where you will see wonderful views of the beach, ocean and rolling valleys. Ride through native bush, over streams and down onto the beautiful Ruapuke beach where the black iron (volcanic) sand glistens. Feel the wind on your face - this is a horse adventure with an edge!..(more)

VECTOR WERO WHITEWATER PARK - Manukau

Location: Auckland - South

Vector Wero Whitewater Park is a world class destination that offers a wide range of safe water activities including rafting, kayaking and much more. New Zealand's first man-made river and white water course is located in the heart of Auckland, this parks lets you race down Grade 4 rapids or family paddle around the lake. A wonderful experience for all...(more)

REAL JOURNEYS - Fiordland, Queenstown and Te Anau

Location: Queenstown

Explore Fiordland, Queenstown and Te Anau with Real Journeys, a local company that has guided tours in the area for 60 years. Choose from a selection of coach/cruise options to Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound. Experience the Te Anau Glowworms Caves, try the Milford Track Guided Day Walk, Queenstown's iconic TSS Earnslaw Steamship and Walter Peak High Country Farm...(more)

HAPPY VALLEY ADVENTURES HORSE TREKS - Cable Bay, Nelson

Location: Nelson

Only 15 minutes from Nelson city, you can discover the exhilaration of horse trekking across a river, though farmlands, forests and up into the hills for stunning views of the surrounding bays. Horse riding adventures available for beginners and experienced riders alike. Our other activities include 4-wheel quadbikes, the Skywire flying-fox, paintball and Maori cultural tours...(more)

STEAMPUNK HQ - Oamaru

Location: Otago

Proudly based in Oamaru and opened in November 2011, Steampunk HQ is an art collaboration that portrays an industrial version of Steampunk, with a giant sense of humour and larger than life visions of an off the wall Steampunk universe. Steampunk HQ is well known for its full scale train engine that spits fire and billows smoke...(more)

BLACK CAT CRUISES - Akaroa

Location: Canterbury

Home to the rare, playful Hector's Dolphin is the beautiful harbour of Akaroa, near Christchurch. Come on our two-hour nature cruise where we guarantee you will see dolphins or join us another day for FREE, you will also see fur seals, penguins and marine birdlife. Swimming with dolphins is available in Akaroa Harbour. Winner of the Supreme Tourism Award 2003/4...(more)

BAY EXPLORER ISLAND & WILDLIFE CRUISE - Tauranga

Location: Bay of Plenty - Mt Maunganui

Your exciting day begins early-morning as you board the Bay Explorer at the Tauranga waterfront. We cruise through the beautiful harbour, & past the landmark volcanic mountain Mauao. We explore the pristine Bay of Plenty coastline to watch marine wildlife. You can choose to explore even more at the islands. Optional activities include swimming, kayaks, and stand-up paddle boarding (SUP)...(more)

SERIOUS FUN RIVERBOARDING - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown

Join world pioneers surfing the historic Kawarau River, now celebrating 25 years. Choose from 3 levels of adrenalin adventure, Drifting, Sledging or Riversurfing. Small, personalized trips where our qualified guides will teach you how to surf the waves, ride whirlpools and play on eddy lines. If you’re going to do one water activity in Queenstown, it HAS to be this...(more)

HANMER LLAMAS - Hanmer Springs

Location: Canterbury

Experience natural hot springs, alpine lakes and remote fishing camps amidst the spectacular back country or take a gentle stroll around the scenic surrounds of Hanmer Springs…our gentle llamas will carry everything from a picnic to a fully stocked camp making it possible for everyone. Our guided one day to multi day llama treks open up a world of possibilities...(more)

INTERNATIONAL ANTARCTIC CENTRE - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch Airport

The International Antarctic Centre in Christchurch is one of New Zealand’s best tourist attractions. Offering an exciting for visitors of all ages. Experience the snow room, chill out with the Little Blue Penguins, or learn about life in modern day Antarctica. Take an exhilarating Hagglund ride and experience a 4D movie. It’s the coolest fun in town!..(more)

FEILDING SALEYARD GUIDED TOURS - Feilding, Manawatu

Location: Manawatu

Come and learn the fascinating history of selling livestock, dating back to the 1880s and one of New Zealand's oldest traditions. Wander through 330 sheep pens and watch the auction process. Take a seat in state of the art cattle rostrum and view the latest computer technology used. Twice weekly sales see 15,000 sheep and 1,400 head of cattle sold...(more)

NATIONAL AQUARIUM OF NEW ZEALAND - Napier

Location: Hawkes Bay - Napier

Nowhere else in New Zealand can you experience such a large and diverse range of aquatic animals and wildlife. Make the most of your visit by watching the Little Penguins being fed or book a close encounter with the kiwi. For the adventurous, enquire about a swim with the sharks. Enjoy the all day cooked menu at the Fishbowl Café...(more)

SKYDIVE FOX GLACIER - Fox Glacier, Westland

Location: New Zealand

Skydive Fox Glacier has been voted the 2nd most scenic skydive in the world by Lonely Planet. Our leisurely flight to altitude will take you over the stunning Fox Glacier and up close to magnificent Aoraki/Mount Cook - showing you some of the best scenery on offer in New Zealand...(more)

QUEENSTOWN BIKE TOURS

Location: Queenstown - Lake Wakatipu

Providing a range of bikes specifically designed for comfort and sightseeing are the team at Queenstown Bike Tours. With Offices at the Queenstown waterfront and Arrowtown, they provide all sizes for men, women and children and if the kids are too small to ride we also have tow-along bikes. We also offer electric bicycle hire...(more)

THUNDER JET - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown

Queenstown's Thunder Jet invites you to experience a thrilling, high-speed adventure from Frankton Marina or Queenstown Bay. Skim across Lake Wakatipu and hold on tight as the jet boat twists and turns its way through braided Shotover river. Travel up to 90 kilometres per hour in just centimetres of waters, and enjoy the mountains before plunging between dramatic cliffs...(more)

BAY OF ISLANDS WATER TAXI - Paihia, Bay of Islands

Location: Northland

Half and Full Day Charters. Sightseeing trips around the 144 islands within the Bay of Islands. Or we can do tailor-made trips to suit ie snorkeling, island visits for walks or swimming beaches. Our skippers and guides are passionate about this area, their home, and ready to share their extensive knowledge. Chartered water taxi - Bay of Islands..(more)

PARADISE VALLEY SPRINGS WILDLIFE PARK - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua - Paradise Valley

Experience the best of native New Zealand at this beautifully maintained wildlife park set amongst stunning native New Zealand bush. Interact with New Zealand's wildlife, native birds, trout and farm animals. Freshwater spring and Treetops Walk. Lion feeding 2:30 pm every day. Privately owned family business. Wander along the accessible walkways at your own pace, feeding the wildlife...(more)

KAITIAKI ADVENTURES - Rotorua

Location: Bay of Plenty

Kaitiaki Adventures - satisfaction for all whitewater enthusiasts, mixing adrenalin and culture. Raft the Kaituna River, plunge down the seven metre Tutea Falls or sledge with our amazing guides on the rivers surrounding Rotorua...(more)

VOLO JETSKI ADVENTURES - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch - Lyttelton

Located in Lyttelton is Volo Jetski Adventures, the people to visit if you want to drive a custom seadoo jetski or suit up on our flyboard jetpack. Experienced and Maritime New Zealand licensed guides will teach you everything you need to know before embarking on a tour of the harbour. Keep an eye out for the dolphins, penguins, and seals...(more)

KEPLER OAKS BOUTIQUE, TREK, PONY & FARMLET TOURS - Te Anau

Location: Fiordland - Te Anau

Our farmlet near Kepler Track is home to ponies, sheep, chickens, dogs, cats, rabbits and goats. Tours include pony grooming and rides followed by short quiz, prizes and refreshments. Boutique scenic horse treks give riders the opportunity to ride alongside Fiordland National Park, Lake Te Anau and Waiau River (the River Anduin in the Lord of the Rings trilogy)...(more)

SOLSURFER SURF SCHOOL - Raglan

Location: North Island

Solsurfer Surf School is Solscape Eco Retreat's in-house surf school offering expert tuition for any level and a glimpse into the world of surfing and how we live as Raglan surfers. Our different options include: beginner level lesson, family lesson, next level coaching/one-on-one lessons, surf packages, (accommodation and surf lesson), surf camp, boards and wetsuit hire...(more)

GARDEN CITY HELICOPTERS - Christchurch

Location: Nelson Airport

Garden City Helicopters is one of NZ's most experienced helicopter companies, with bases in Christchurch, Greymouth and Nelson. A helicopter flight is the best way to see the most that Christchurch and Canterbury have to offer. Range of tours to suit your time or budget. Charter a flight for fishing trips, glacier skiing or to a luxury high country retreat...(more)

AUCKLAND SEA SHUTTLES - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland Harbour

Auckland Sea Shuttles will take you where you want, when you want. You can book a time that suits you! We're a professional chartered water-taxi service in the Hauraki Gulf, making Auckland and its neighbouring islands accessible for you to enjoy. We'll take you on family days out, fishing and diving trips, or around the harbour at night...(more)

WILKIN RIVER JETS SIBERIA WILDERNESS ADVENTURE - Makarora

Location: Wanaka

Enjoy shallow water jet boating in spectacular wilderness rivers. Our one hour River Jet Safari is a fast paced, jet boat ride into the World Heritage-listed Mt Aspiring National Park. Take a 50-kilometre wilderness river journey amidst native beech forest, ancient river valleys and rugged ice-capped mountains, or combine this trip with an amazing heli-jet combo...(more)

SNOWSHOEING - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown - Queenstown Town

Snowshoeing in Queenstown opens up huge possibilities for wilderness exploration and it's so easy. It's the perfect way for non-skiers to explore the mountains of Queenstown & enjoy the snow away from the crowds. We are proud of our company's reputation for providing friendly, informative and personalised guided walks for small groups in an untouched world of alpine environment...(more)

GO ORANGE - Milford & Doubtful Sounds

Location: New Zealand

Experience the longest, least crowded and best valued 2-hour cruise on Milford Sound or a full day experience on the more isolated Doubtful Sound. Take in the majestic mountains, rainforest, wildlife and sea creatures. Or jump in amongst it in one of our kayaks alongside an experienced guide on your choice of one of 4 kayaking adventures...(more)

ECO WANAKA ADVENTURES - Wanaka

Location: Queenstown - Queenstown Town

Mou Waho Island Nature Walk and Lake Cruise. Take a Cruise to this magical reserve and walk the track to the Arethusa Pool near the summit for stunning lake and alpine views. catch a glimpse of the rare flightless Buff Weka (half-day) or combine with a 4WD backcountry adventure for the Wanaka Nature Encounter (full day). Queenstown departures available...(more)

STEWART ISLAND FLIGHTS - Invercargill

Location: Southland

We offer daily regular scheduled flights from Invercargill to Stewart Island and are also available for private charters. We provide a minimum of three scheduled flights per day, however, the number of flights increases on demand. We offer a real depth of experience...(more)

MOERAKI FISHING CHARTERS - Moeraki, Otago

Location: Otago - Moeraki

Moeraki is a lovely little fishing village in North Otago, located abour an hours drive north of Dunedin and 3.5 hours south of Christchurch. The village provides excellent fishing and leisure activities. Come enjoy a great day fishing and sightseeing with us. Species include Blue cod, Groper and Crayfish. Rod and reel available. Comfortable 37-foot fishing vessel. Friendly, helpful crew...(more)

SHEEP WORLD - Warkworth

Location: Auckland - Warkworth

Our Warkworth farm and nature park covers 30 acres of beautiful New Zealand countryside and provides the perfect setting to experience nature first hand. See live action sheepdog displays and sheep-shearing, enjoy bottle feeding lambs and other farm activities. Learn first hand about New Zealand's sheep farming and wool industry in our informative one hour show...(more)

FERRYMEAD GOLF - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch East

Ferrymead Golf offers a range of enticing options for a fun family activity. Whether it be during the weekend, after school or during the school holidays, Ferrymead Golf is your premier entertainment centre. With the choice of playing mini-golf either inside our outside, including paintball and many kids party options...(more)

CATHEDRAL COVE SCENIC TOURS - Whitianga

Location: Coromandel - Whitianga

Coromandel scenic boat tours operating from Whitianga. See the towering Shakespeare's cliffs and venture into Cooks blowhole, see Cooks Beach and visit Cathedral Cove. Visit and swim within the Marine Reserve. Explore the spectacular volcanic coastline, amazing sea caves including the impressive Orua cave. Five star Trip advisor rating and 2013, 14 and 15 excellence awards...(more)

OLVESTON - Dunedin

Location: Otago

The Olveston experience is a very personal one and few historic houses can offer such integrity through their originality. We like to involve the visitor in feeling very much a part of the experience as a guest in the family home...(more)

HAPPY VALLEY ADVENTURES - Cable Bay, Nelson

Location: Nelson - Cable Bay and Hira

Enjoy the adventure of a four-wheel motorbike trip, ride the unique Skywire flying-fox; experience a Tour of Discovery or take a relaxing horse ride on our 1,600-acre property. We are only 15 minutes from Nelson city and open every day except Christmas Day. Paintball games and 'Argo' fun rides are also available. Our cafe is open daily, serving delicious food...(more)

FEILDING'S FARMERS MARKET - Feilding, Manawatu

Location: Manawatu - Feilding

Eat seasonally, buy local and live well! Feilding's Farmers Market runs every Friday from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm in Feilding's Manchester Square. Stalls include: chicken, venison, eggs, wine, pate, fudge, preserves, seasonal fruits and veggies, and much more. Locally grown fresh produce and added value products all sold by the producers...(more)

ADRENALIN FOREST - Bay of Plenty

Location: Rotorua - Hamurana

A test against gravity, balance and agility. An adventure and playing field in the heart of the forest. A fun and exciting entertainment option for the whole family or as part of a group. Each park has several levels of difficulty allowing for a different experience of pleasures, emotions and challenges...(more)

HUKA PRAWN PARK - Taupo

Location: Taupo - Huka Falls

On the banks of the beautiful Waikato River, just minutes from Taupo towncentre, you will find the iconic and unique family playground, of Huka Prawn Park. With acres of land dedicated to the production of New Zealand fresh water prawns, and pure family fun, Huka Prawn Park offers a day of fun and excitement for all ages...(more)

FISH JET - Waiau River, Te Anau

Location: Fiordland - Milford Sound

Combine the majestic beauty of a remote Fiordland New Zealand river, a bountiful supply of trout and the thrill of a jet boat ride, and you have a Fish Jet, Fiordland fishing trip... Fun for experienced anglers and the whole family alike...(more)

THE KAURI MUSEUM - Matakohe, Northland

Location: Northland - Dargaville

The Kauri Museum in Matakohe tells the fascinating story of pioneering settlers through the theme of kauri. Experience the history of the mighty kauri, its lovely timber and kauri gum. The Kauri Museum is located en route to the giant kauri trees in Waipoua Forest. One of Northland's best heritage attractions. An excellent place for the whole family to visit...(more)

MILFORD HELICOPTERS - Fiordland

Location: Fiordland - Te Anau

Milford Helicopters were formed in 1988 and are the only aviation firm based at Milford Sound. Our helicopter company undertakes all types of work including lifting, supply work, passenger transport for fishing and hunting trips, film and photography work. We are experienced pilots operating in a wonderful environment...(more)

ADRENALIN FOREST - Wellington

Location: Wellington

Set in the heart of the forest, Adrenaline Forest is an adventure and playing field that tests against gravity, balance and agility. Fun and exciting for the whole family or as part of a group. Each park has several levels of difficulty allowing for a different experience of pleasures, emotions and challenges...(more)

PELORUS MAIL BOAT - Havelock

Location: Marlborough

Step aboard the world famous Pelorus Mail Run on a Tuesday, Thursday or Friday and visit isolated homesteads nestled in peaceful, secluded bays while delivering mail and crucial supplies - the same way it has been done for many years. We can also drop people off at various lodges in Pelorus Sound. A return courtesy coach is available from Picton...(more)

KAIKOURA FISHING TOURS - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

Kaikoura Fishing Tours offer Crayfish and Fishing Charters with Captain Tomo. One hour to full day trips are available. Complete Penn gear supplied and toilet and cooking facilities available onboard. Diving and scenic trips also available. We're eco-friendly and only take what we need. Your catch is filleted and bagged ready for the pan or if preferred, catch and release...(more)

FIIK ACTION ADVENTURES - Rotorua

Location: North Island

Based in Rotorua are the team at Fiik Action Adventures. They invite you on a day of adventure with options that include 9 hole short golf, mountain biking in Redwood Forest, archery, rifle shooting, and New Zealand's only Electric Skateboard track. Corporate and business events are also catered for in their dedicated function space that caters up to 100 persons...(more)

ADVENTURE TRAILRIDES - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury - Springfield and Great Alpine Highway

Enjoy the adventure of offroad motorcycle and quadbike fun, riding the best high country trails NZ has to offer. Trails suitable for novice to experienced riders. Coaching can be arranged for beginners. We provide transport from Christchurch, all riding gear, experienced guide, snacks, drinks, latest model trail and quad bikes from 100cc to 450cc. Half-day/day tours departing all year round...(more)

WAIMAK RIVER RIDING CENTRE - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch North

Previously Waimak River Horse Treks, the Waimak River Riding Centre invite you to enjoy a safe and enjoyable riding experience on the outskirts of Christchurch. Great fun in nice environment 15 minutes to Christchurch City. We have now combined our horse trekking, riding school, holiday programs and we cater for riders of all abilities for most sized groups...(more)

AIR FORCE MUSEUM OF NEW ZEALAND - Christchurch

Location: New Zealand

Experience one of the world's best military aviation collections at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand; from aircraft, engines and assorted parts to medals and personal war stories. Come and explore our collection, fly a simulator, take a guided tour and enjoy our children's activities. FREE ADMISSION, open daily...(more)

NZSNOWTOURS - Southern Alps, New Zealand

Location: Queenstown

NZ Snow Tours has four ideal locations throughout the Southern Alps. All of the locations are perfectly situated to give easy access to the best skiing areas in New Zealand! Join other family groups on our Queenstown family package, and take the hassle out of your New Zealand snow holiday...(more)

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BAY OF ISLANDS KAYAKING - Paihia

Location: Paihia

Enjoy Eco Kayaking Tours and Kayak Fishing Tours amongst the beautiful Bay of Islands, NZ. Our safe, personalised tours explore hidden places that others simply can't get to (think secluded beaches and caves) and experience the rich wildlife and cultural history that the Bay of Islands is famous for. See dolphins and marine life while enjoying this fun experience...(more)

TE PAPA - NEW ZEALAND'S NATIONAL MUSEUM - Wellington

Location: Wellington

Te Papa, New Zealand's national museum, tells the wonderful stories of our past, present and future. Over 20 galleries are home to imaginative exhibitions and interactive experiences that explore NZ's unique natural environment, dynamic art heritage, interesting history and the vitality of Maori culture. Open 365 days a year from 10am to 6pm (except Christmas Day). Free admission...(more)

HOBBITON MOVIE SET TOURS - Matamata

Location: Hobbiton

Experience the real Middle-earth by visiting The Shire that featured in The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit. The Hobbit holes, Green Dragon Inn, Mill and other structures created for the films can be seen. The bucolic setting is a perfect use of this beautiful piece of Waikato farmland...(more)

NZONE SKYDIVE - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown

It takes a special kind of person to jump from an aircraft into thin air. It takes courage. You step out that aircraft door and for 60 seconds free fall towards the ground at 200 kilometres per hour over the most scenic destination in the world. The personal challenge is immense. Operating for 23 years with over 200,000 customers...(more)

PAINTBALL CORP - Wellington

Location: Wellington - Wellington City

Come play paintball on our unique field in the heart of Willis St! Spice it up and surprise your colleagues by playing paintball in an historic commercial space in the heart of Wellington. Why shoot up your office space when you can shoot up ours in a truly unique paintball experience!..(more)

JET THRILLS - Christchurch

Location: Kaiapoi

The stunning Waimakariri River comes to life when you take a jet boat ride with Jet Thrills. Thrill seekers ride close to Christchurch hotels and airport. Share the guides passion for jet boating and New Zealand rivers. A Jet Thrills jet boat ride is a must do when visiting Christchurch...(more)

CHRISTCHURCH GONDOLA - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch - Akaroa and Banks Peninsula

Only 15 minutes from the central city, take a ride to the summit of the Port Hills, 500 metres above sea level. It's a "top" experience! Offering spectacular 360-degree views of Christchurch City, Lyttelton Harbour, Southern Alps and Canterbury Plains. Set atop the Gondola Summit Station, the Red Rock Cafe offers tasty snacks, light meals and beverages...(more)

BATON RUN HORSE TREKS - Nelson

Location: Nelson

Fiona at Baton Run Adventures offers horse treks for novice riders through to the most experienced with a variety of very individual horses. Half day to three day treks amidst 5,000 acres spanning five valleys. Beautifully dressed bach accommodation available on-site close to the station or more remotely in the alpine lodge .Buggy rides available for partners not horse riding...(more)

OFF ROAD NZ - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

Operating since 1992, Offroad NZ provides the best self-drive off road vehicle experiences in New Zealand, including 4WD Bush Safaris and Monster 4X4 Thrill Rides. Our newest adventure is the chance to race one of our 390cc 4-stroke karts on New Zealand's newest and longest A-rated KartSport circuit. Open seven days a week, except Christmas day, wet or fine...(more)

BAZIL'S HOSTEL AND SURF SCHOOL - Westport

Location: West Coast - Westport

Centrally located Westport backpackers, close to bars, shops and cafes. Variety of facilities and accommodation for everyone. Standard dorm rooms (twins and doubles), self-contained rooms, twin, double and family, campervan power sites and tent sites. Facilities include: two TV rooms, two lounges, outdoor covered BBQ area. Lots of quiet garden areas to relax. Free yoga lessons...(more)

ADVENTURE OUTDOORS - Tongariro

Location: Taupo

Adventure Outdoors in Tongariro invite you to join them on their Tongariro Alpine Crossing guided tours. Hike by torch-light under the moon & stars to the highest point of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing to watch the sunrise. Inflatable raft and kayaking tours - half-day heaps of fun! Whakapapa & Whanganui River. School camps - group activities & camp safety management...(more)

GEM ALPACA FARM TOURS - Fairlie

Location: Canterbury

Here at Gem Alpacas in Fairlie we offer Farm Tours to all travelers. Spend a relaxing hour with us and over 70 alpaca on our farm. We are experienced alpaca breeders of 13 years. You will be able to feed, touch and get great photos with our alpaca & llama...(more)

DRIVING CREEK RAILWAYS & POTTERIES - Coromandel

Location: Coromandel - Coromandel Township

Enjoy our train ride on a narrow-gauge railway with spirals, reversing points, short tunnels and viaducts, and the unique double-decked viaduct. Bring a camera for the stunning views. Our bookshop has information on local history and ecology. Ceramic art works widely displayed. The innovatively designed trains pass through replanted native Kauri forest. Also, come visit our native wildlife sanctuary...(more)

RANGIHAU RANCH HORSE TREKS - Coromandel Peninsula

Location: Coromandel

The pretty bush-clad hills and valleys of Coroglen on the magnificent Coromandel Peninsula are home to a colourful pioneering history. Saddle up and ride through picturesque, historic countryside at Rangihau Ranch, home of the real NZ horse ride. Your trek can last 1, 1 and 1/2 or 2 hours. We have horses to suit all abilities. Bach accommodation available...(more)

ZIPTREK ECOTOURS - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown - Queenstown Town

New Zealand's #1 original zipline tour. Enjoy an exhilarating and spectacular eco-adventure through forest canopy above Queenstown. Two tours to choose from, suitable for everyone, whether you're looking for an introduction into Queenstown adventure or wanting the steepest zipline in the world. Runs all year round and is an amazing experience whatever the weather...(more)

RAFTING NEW ZEALAND ADVENTURE CENTRE - Taupo

Location: Taupo

Our 6D Adventure Cinema showcases the adventures and environment of the Central North Island. We have carefully selected New Zealand's best adventure providers saving you time and hassle. Our staff have experienced activities we sell so can help you choose activities that will best suit your budget & expectations. Friendly adventure information, bookings & 6D Adventure Cinema...(more)

SHANTYTOWN HERITAGE PARK - West Coast

Location: West Coast - Greymouth

Welcome to Shantytown, one of New Zealand's premier Heritage Park attractions. Shantytown is a faithfully restored 1900s pioneer town on the West Coast based on the gold rushes of the 1860s. This is a leading attraction that offers wedding and conference facilities, as well as boasting a steam train ride through beautiful native bush to a gold claim...(more)

SKYDIVE FRANZ - Franz Josef Glacier

Location: West Coast

Potentially the best skydiving experience available in the world with Skydive Franz. We use the world's most modern, safest and most comfortable tandem parachute systems available. Free fall though the sky and float gracefully to the ground - what better way to enjoy this wonderful place!..(more)

VANUATU HELICOPTERS - Vanuatu

Location: Port Vila

Vanuatu Helicopters knows how to find the real Vanuatu. Modern helicopters, experienced pilots guarantee safe, memorable scenic flights in Vanuatu. Flight-seeing, leisurely champagne luncheon on secluded island, inspecting your property purchase, viewing active volcano, or flying into canyons, we do it all. Flights depart from the Seawall, Port Vila. Also based at International Airport for..(more)

REAL ROTORUA - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua - Lake Tikitapu

Real Rotorua offers guided sight-seeing tours of the Rotorua area. With our small tour group sizes and relaxed atmosphere we are able to customise our tours to suit the needs of the group. Our friendly and informative driver-guides deliver a genuine Kiwi travel experience that will stay in your memory for years to come...(more)

WANAKA TOP 10 HOLIDAY PARK - Wanaka

Location: Wanaka - Wanaka Town

Wanaka Top 10 Holiday Park is ideally located in the hills just outside of the Lake Wanaka township. Settle in for a peaceful holiday or stopover with lovely views, plenty of space and fresh mountain air. The Lake Wanaka area offers a variety of outdoor activities in the hot, dry Otago summers and superb skiing in winter...(more)

SKYLINE - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua - Rotorua City

Skyline Rotorua is perfect for all ages and in all weather. Jump on board one of our eight-seater gondola cabins and enjoy Rotorua's most stunning views! At the top of Skyline Rotorua, relax while you take in the 180 degree panorama, take a walk on the nature trails or choose from one of the fun activity options on offer...(more)

ALPACA WALKS - Geraldine

Location: Canterbury - Geraldine

Alpaca Walks is located alongside the Waihi River in South Canterbury, come lead your alpaca and interact with these beautiful animals. Get up close and take some photos! Cuddle our pet lamb, rabbits and guinea pigs. Relax and take in the beauty of the Four Peaks range and Mt Peel. Suitable for all ages, free entry for children under 5...(more)

KAIKOURA LLAMA TREKKING - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury

Kaikoura Llama Trekking includes spectacular views of the Kaikoura mountain ranges, North Island, and Kaikoura peninsular. The full-day trek is a high country trek on private land, and the half-day trek includes a coastal trek along the Kaikoura Bay, a visit to Fyffe House, peninsular seal colony and a free picnic with hot/cold drinks and homemade cake!..(more)

WINDERMERE ALPACA & LLAMAS - Milton

Location: Dunedin

Windermere is a working alpaca and llama farm, located in a beautiful scenic valley 55 minutes south of Dunedin. Our guided farm tours allow you to meet, photograph and learn about our friendly llamas and curious alpacas in a relaxed, picturesque environment. Our farm shop has alpaca yarn, products & garments for sale...(more)

WANAKA PAINTBALL - Wanaka, Otago

Location: Otago - Central Otago

Looking for a memorable, fun and down right hilarious time? Wanaka Paintball provides an experience that is jam packed with adrenaline, excitement and laughter for anyone! Our price packs offer you one the most affordable adrenaline-filled two-hour experiences in New Zealand! Anyone who can safely hold a paintball gun, can play the game - we are big on safety...(more)

FERNLAND SPA MINERAL SPRINGS - Tauranga

Location: Bay of Plenty - Tauranga

Tauranga's original mineral pools, Fernland Spa Thermal Mineral Springs, are set in a valley only five minutes drive from Tauranga city. Enjoy the health benefits of relaxing in pure soda, crystal clear, non-chlorinated mineral water flowing constantly into all pools. Unwind in the main pool or spacious private spa. Powered or non-powered sites available for camping with outstanding thermal facilities...(more)

BUMPER BALL - New Zealand

Location: Auckland

Bumper Ball guarantees laughter while trying something new! With Bumper Ball you can bump into your mates while playing a variety of games. You just need at least 6 people and we'll come to you, and we're in 6 cities around NZ. Anyone from age 7 up can have a go. Minimum Rules, Maximum Fun!..(more)

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WAITOMO ADVENTURES - Waitomo

Location: Waikato - Waitomo

Glowworms, blackwaterrafting,climbing, caving, abseiling. Awesome options include Lost World(100 metres abseil and caving); Haggas Honking Holes(ultra action); TumuTumu TOObing(blackwater rafting); St Benedicts Caverns(NZ's prettiest cave). Best safety record. Winner NZ Tourism Awards. Early Bird Booking Deal if booked in advance. Lonely Planet:“One of the Most Amazing things you can do in this country”. If you want the best this is it...(more)

GLACIERS COUNTRY KAYAKS - Franz Josef

Location: West Coast - Franz Josef Glacier

We invite you on a kayaking tour that you'll never forget. Ranked number one thing to do while in Franz Josef! Explore a glacial lake, native rainforest and views of the unique alpine environment with Glacier Country Kayaks. Read more about our team, before we meet you out on the lake! Unique kayak adventure just minutes from Franz Josef Glacier!..(more)

BLUEBRIDGE COOK STRAIT FERRY - Wellington/Picton

Location: North Island

Experience warm 'Kiwi' hospitality when you cruise Cook Strait with the proudly New Zealand owned Bluebridge service. Offering spectacular scenery, friendly service, free big screen movies and a choice of up to four return sailings a day (except Christmas Day) between downtown Wellington and Picton—there's no better way to travel across Cook Strait...(more)

FORGOTTEN WORLD ADVENTURES - Taumarunui

Location: Taranaki

Forgotten World Adventures offer a rail tour with a difference. Tours depart from Taumarunui, Whangamomona or Stratford and are the best way to explore rural NZ, along decommissioned railway lines, through tunnels, over bridges and rivers and to townships that time has forgotten. Cleverly adapted rail carts and rail-bikes allow you to self-drive along the 140km Forgotten World Highway railway...(more)

RAFTING NEW ZEALAND FAMILY RAFTING - Tongariro River

Location: Taupo - Turangi

Splash, crash, swim and laugh as you travel through the beautiful reaches of the lower Tongariro River on the best Grade 2 trip in the country. This trip is perfect option for families with younger children, our more Senior Citizens, and it's a great and safe way to experience the thrill of rafting...(more)

SPELLBOUND GLOWWORM AND CAVE TOURS - Waitomo

Location: Waikato - Waitomo

Enjoy the best glowworm experience in Waitomo at the Spellbound Glowworm Cave. See glowworms close up, ask questions, then take a gentle 30-minute raft ride beneath galaxies of lights will leave you totally amazed. A scenic gorge walk to The Cave of the Spirit follows, where soft lighting and sweeping pathways lead to discoveries of this cave's ancient past...(more)

HANMER SPRINGS THERMAL POOLS & SPA - North Canterbury

Location: Canterbury - Hanmer Springs

Since 1859 the Hanmer Springs thermal pools have attracted visitors seeking to relax, unwind and ease their aches and pains in the warm, soothing mineral waters. Only an hour and a half from Christchurch, the mineral springs are in the heart of the Alpine Village of Hanmer Springs. The complex also features a stunning new health and beauty spa...(more)

MY KIWI ADVENTURE - Tongariro National Park

Location: Ruapehu - National Park Village

Try stand up paddle boarding, the fastest growing water sport, We offer fully guided stand up paddle boarding alpine lake tours with stunning views of Tongariro World Heritage National Park from only $50 per person including gear rental, instruction and return transfers from National Park & Whakapapa Villages. Great fun for the whole family with no experience needed...(more)

RIVER RATS RAFTING & KAYAKING - Rotorua

Location: Taupo - Turangi

Join River Rats and experience quality rafting in Rotorua, they have been operating for over 35 years. There's something for everyone, a gentle grade 2 scenic raft trip suitable for participants as young as 5, through to full on grade 5 action. Kayak freedom hire or tours. Paddle the local lakes to a secluded beach or hot pools...(more)

AMAZEME - Paradise Valley

Location: Bay of Plenty

Amazeme is a fabulous new attraction to Rotorua, located at 1335 Paradise Valley Road. Get lost in 1.4 kilometres of winding hedge lined pathways as you try find the centre of the maze. You are bound to lose your way and are guaranteed to have loads of fun exploring this maze in Rotorua...(more)

AUCKLAND WHALE & DOLPHIN SAFARI - Auckland

Location: Auckland

Experience the breath-taking Hauraki Gulf Marine Park. Departing directly from Auckland's Viaduct Harbour, be welcomed aboard our 20 metre, purpose-built vessel ‘Dolphin Explorer’ for an unforgettable marine mammal eco-safari out on the sparkling waters of the Hauraki Gulf. 4.5 hour eco-cruise on Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf, including guaranteed whale and dolphin viewing – or you get a free trip on us!..(more)

DISCOVERY ADVENTURES - West Coast

Location: South Island

Adventure tour specialists for more than 17 years... whitewater rafting, caving, rainforest cruising, guided walks, 4x4 and gold hunting plus heaps more. Our Web site has free New Zealand vacation planning advice, spare seat deals, free discount cards and family travel suggestions. Offering daily departure preplanned multi-day tours, or we can put together one especially for you...(more)

SAIL BARBARY - Lake Taupo

Location: Taupo - Taupo Town

Sail Barbary offers relaxation, fun and adventure. Barbary is equipped for all conditions—if the wind dies down her eco-friendly electric engine kicks in, or if you fancy a real sailing adventure, come aboard when the wind is up, and enjoy sailing Lake Taupo at its best (and quietest!). Barbary has been sailing to Taupo's iconic Maori Rock Carvings since 1983...(more)

BALLOONING CANTERBURY - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch Central

Welcome to Ballooning Canterbury. We offer a world of peace, tranquility, a truly magical experience. Ballooning Canterbury offers panoramic views across the Canterbury Plains to the Southern Alps. Allow 4-5 hours. Courtesy transfers to and from most Christchurch Hotels. Hands on adventure which offers fantastic photo opportunities. A glass of champagne, fruit juice and a light snack after landing...(more)

MIRANDA HOT SPRINGS - Thames

Location: Auckland

Miranda Hot Springs offer three pools to suit all swimmers, including an easy access pool. Relax in the thermally heated, fresh mineral water, centrally located just 45 minutes from Auckland, an hour from Hamilton, and 20 minutes from the Coromandel Peninsula. We also provide four private spa pools, coin-operated BBQ's and a shop...(more)

KAHU KAYAKS - Abel Tasman, Nelson

Location: Nelson - Abel Tasman National Park

Enjoy a range of guided tours or freedom rental sea kayaking trips. Our guided kayak trips with will take you along a stunning stretch of coastline for a fantastic sea kayaking experience. Enjoy amazing views of Abel Tasman National Park, check out nesting cormorants, sea caves, islands and the world famous Split Apple Rock...(more)

STAGLANDS WILDLIFE RESERVE - Upper Hutt

Location: New Zealand

Staglands Wildlife Reserve & Cafe is the best place to visit as family in the Wellington region. They offer visitors the unique and exciting opportunity to connect with nature in a beautiful, natural environment. It's also a great destination for school and group visits. Hire the Barn exclusively for up to 150 guests - perfect for weddings and functions...(more)

SKY TOWER - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland City

At 328 metres Auckland's Sky Tower is the tallest man-made structure in New Zealand and offers breathtaking views for up to 80 kilometres in every direction. A truly captivating experience awaits. Travel up in the glass-fronted lifts to one of the three spectacular viewing platforms, or for more excitement SkyWalk round the pergola or SkyJump off the Tower...(more)

ORANA WILDLIFE PARK - Christchurch

Location: McLeans Island

Experience our up close animal encounters at New Zealand's only open-range zoo. Hand-feed giraffe, meet rhino ‘face-to-face’, see New Zealand’s only gorillas, wander through native bird aviaries and travel through our lion reserve (costs & conditions apply). Our extensive native collection features Kiwi, Tuatara and range of endangered birds and reptiles. Open-range zoo situated in Christchurch. Scheduled feeds daily...(more)

AKAROA FOX II SAILING AND WILDLIFE TOURS - Akaroa

Location: Christchurch

Sail with dolphins on New Zealand's oldest ketch, the Fox II. See seals, penguins, albatross, and other sea birds on this sailing experience; as crew, or simply relax. Quiet, eco-friendly green boat, two masts, six red sails. Food, refreshments, complimentary coffee/tea. 2.5 hours, departing twice daily from Dalys Wharf, Akaroa late Dec-May. Perfect for company functions, weddings or private charters...(more)

KIDZ GO - Queenstown, Wanaka, Fiordland

Location: Queenstown

New Zealand holiday travel guide for families. Kidz Go is the only dedicated family travel webguide to New Zealand. Information for families visiting Queenstown, Wanaka or Te Anau. Family friendly accommodation, dining and activities, minimum ages for adventure stuff, child-minding, skiing with kids and more. Check our Web site for family information in other New Zealand regions...(more)

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BEAUMONT HIGH COUNTRY EXPERIENCE - Southland, Otautau

Location: Southland - Tuatapere

Unforgettable high country experience. Visit an expansive family owned and managed sheep station. Beaumont High Country Experience has a reputation for excellence. One visitor described their 3 day visit as ‘more than we could have dreamed or imagined’. Choose from half or full day activities, Or our multi day all inclusive horse-riding package. Operating since 2003,..(more)

ROTORUA COMBOS - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

Located in the central North Island of New Zealand, in the geothermal and adventure wonderland—ROTORUA. Combine two or more adrenalin pumping adventure activities. Plunge over big waterfalls with Kaitiaki Adventures, Zorb down a hill inside an inflatable ball. Try the adventurous 4WD Bush Safari, Tamaki Maori Hangi and Concert, and the Hell’s Gate Mud Bath & Spa...(more)

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VOLCANIC AIR - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

We offer Rotorua's most comprehensive range of scenic flights with options for both Helicopter and Floatplane tours. Combined options include flights over the stunning lakes district, vibrant geothermal reserves and local volcanoes. Explore White Island, "New Zealand's only permanently active volcano" or fly over the eruption trail of Mount Tarawera "best seen from the air"...(more)

AUCKLAND BRIDGE BUNGY AND CLIMB - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland City

Auckland is home to the world's first harbour bridge Bungy Jump. As part of your Auckland Bungy experience you'll enjoy an exclusive walk out to the specially-constructed 'Bungy pod' which is suspended over the Waitemata Harbour. Or take in the view from the Auckland Bridge Climb, an unforgettable adventure that takes you under, around, up and over the historic bridge...(more)

TAUPO'S FLOAT PLANE - Taupo

Location: Taupo - Taupo Town

Step aboard Taupo's float plane for a wonderful experience in one of New Zealand's most attractive regions. We offer a number of options and packages available for your complete enjoyment. We have a highly experienced flight crew for your comfort and total confidence. See the best of Taupo in a unique way...(more)

BILL RICHARDSON TRANSPORT WORLD - Invercargill

Location: Southland

Richardson Transport World has something for everyone in the largest private collection of its type in the world. Home to over 300 vehicles, a wearable arts collection, children's play zones, The Grille Cafe and themed bathrooms fast becoming as famous as our vehicles...(more)

MOUNTAIN VALLEY ADVENTURE LODGE - Napier, Hawke's Bay

Location: Hawkes Bay - Napier

We offer riverside accommodation, bar, restaurant and adventure activities. Great location beside Mohaka River with Kaweka Mountains as backdrop. Activities include wilderness horse-trekking, river kayaking, whitewater rafting, paintball, claybird, archery, sports field, agility course, mountain biking, walking and swimming. Ideal stop off en-route to/from Napier or Taupo. Tariff: Tent/powersites from NZ$12-16pp, other assorted accommodation from $20 - $150 per night...(more)

SKYLINE LUGE - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua - Rotorua City

Located in the heart of NZ's scenic volcanic wonderland, Skyline Luge Rotorua is a fun and fast-paced attraction that the whole family will love! Part go-cart, part toboggan, our luge offers a truly unique outdoor experience suitable for all ages. Don't miss out on one of the best attractions in Rotorua - it's simple and anyone can do it!..(more)

TE PUIA - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua - Rotorua City

Arts and crafts are the pages of the Maori culture, like the pictures of a book. It's how stories were told and passed down through generations, how traditions and genealogy were preserved. We give this knowledge freely. We give it to you for nothing. Do the same when your time comes to teach others...(more)

AC BATHS - Taupo

Location: Taupo - Taupo Town

AC Baths offers a huge linked outdoor/indoor leisure pool. Swim in both without leaving the warmth of the thermally heated water. Also: kids toddler areas, two hydro slides, tarzan swim, bombing zone, inflatable pool toys, private thermal mineral pools, sauna cafe and barbecue areas. Ideal in any weather. A Taupo thermal swimming complex that the whole family can enjoy...(more)

STEWART ISLAND EXPERIENCE - Ferry Services

Location: Southland

Come aboard our express catamarans and experience Foveaux Strait. Keep a look out for wildlife including seals, dolphins and albatross during the one hour Stewart Island ferry crossing between Bluff and Stewart Island. Scheduled ferry services depart daily. Coach connections available...(more)

OTAGO MUSEUM - Dunedin

Location: Dunedin

Welcome to one of the world's best museums! Discover the richness and vibrancy of the southern region through outstanding collections covering culture, nature and science. Whether you have an hour to spare or a day to enjoy, you'll find something to inspire, enlighten or excite you...(more)

WELLINGTON MUSEUM - Wellington

Location: Wellington

Housed in the Bond Store, a 1892 heritage building designed by leading architect Frederick de Jersey Clere, is Wellington Museum. Set over four floors, the Museum shares some of the fascinating stories of the Wellington region. Come see the Von Kohorn Room, Wahine Theatre, The Attic, and much more!..(more)

THE SEA KAYAK COMPANY - Abel Tasman National Park - Nelson

Location: Nelson - Motueka District

Experience kayaking in the beautiful Abel Tasman National Park. Spend time exploring the untouched, timeless beauty, visiting beautiful golden sandy beaches, bush-clad islands suspended in clear blue waters, all warmed by endless hours of Nelson sunshine. Guided trips range from a ½ day to 5 Days or freedom kayak rentals also available...(more)

AWOL CANYONING ADVENTURES - Piha, Auckland

Location: New Zealand

AWOL Adventures offer full day, half day and night canyoning trips in the Piha Canyon as well as a full day trip in the Blue Canyon. The trips include transport provided from central Auckland. Not only can you experience some great canyoning, but you will see coastal subtropical rain-forest, and learn about the flora/fauna and history of the Piha area...(more)

AUCKLAND MUSEUM - Auckland

Location: Auckland

Welcome to Auckland War Memorial Museum, where exciting stories of the Pacific and New Zealand are told within a memorial dedicated to those who have sacrificed their lives for our country. This Auckland museum also has exhibits featuring the flora, fauna and landforms of our unique islands...(more)

FUN FARM STAY - Drury, South Auckland

Location: Auckland - Papakura

Located 25 minutes south of Auckland CBD and Airport, near the beautiful Hunua Ranges. Stunning bush walks, hiking, horse-riding, mountain biking and much more. This modern, spacious home features an outdoor swimming pool, BBQ area, and warm, comfortable guestrooms suitable for single, double and small group accommodation. Home cooking is a speciality and we provide FREE transfers to/from Auckland...(more)

KIDZ GO - New Zealand

Location: Christchurch

The only dedicated family travel webguide to New Zealand, Kidz Go offers information for families visiting Christchurch and Canterbury. Family friendly accommodation, dining and activities, birthday party ideas, day trips, child-minding, skiing with kids and more. Check our Web site also for family information in other New Zealand regions...(more)

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LATITUDE SOUTH TRAVEL COMPANY - New Zealand

Location: Dunedin

Latitude South Travel Company will show you the real New Zealand, delivering authentic and fulfilling luxury travel experiences. Our focus on small groups and privately-guided experiences allows you to delve into the wonderful aspects that make up New Zealand. We can offer you once-in-a-lifetime opportunities, engaging local people, fantastic activities-unique experiences that will live on in your memory...(more)

CLASSICS MUSEUM - Hamilton

Location: Waikato - Hamilton

A classic car museum with over 100 cars for display and an extensive collection of petrol memorabilia signs, tins, petrol pumps, pedal cars and early pin-ball machines. Something for everyone. A conference room is available for hire with seating for up to 100 people or full hireage of the venue for up to 300 people...(more)

WEKA PASS RAILWAY - Waipara, North Canterbury

Location: Canterbury

A historic rural railway that uses both vintage steam and diesel-electric locomotives on 12.8 km of scenic line through the unique and stunning limestone beauty of the Weka Pass. We operate out of Waipara, approximately 60km north of Christchurch. Public trains run every first and third Sunday of each month, every Sunday in January and most public holidays...(more)

REAL JOURNEYS - Doubtful Sound

Location: Queenstown - Queenstown Town

We are a local company that has operated excursions in Fiordland for 60 years. Real Journeys lets you explore Doubtful Sound with day, overnight or coach/cruise options: *Wilderness Day Cruises - three-hour wilderness cruise through the fiord with our on-board nature guide. *Overnight Cruises - ultimate dinner, bed and breakfast experience in Doubtful Sound (private en suite cabins)...(more)

FEAR FACTORY QUEENSTOWN - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown

Fear Factory Queenstown is consistently among the top 3 attractions for this area on Trip Advisor! We welcome you to challenge yourself and friends to a real life horror experience in New Zealand's scariest haunted house. SpineTingling Suspense and Screams await you. Do you have what it takes? We guarantee you the ultimate fun and totally terrifying experience!..(more)

CHARTERLINK - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Hauraki Gulf

CharterLink provides you a choice of well-maintained bareboat yachts. We make your holidays hassle-free with our local knowledge and personal, helpful service. Sail to the islands, superb beaches and anchorages of the Hauraki Gulf. Cruise the coast to the Bay of Islands. Experience activities others can only dream of...(more)

REAL JOURNEYS - Milford Sound

Location: Fiordland - Milford Sound

Real Journeys is a locally owned company offering an outstanding range of tours in Milford Sound. Both day and overnight cruises that explore this magnificent fiord. Luxury coach transfers from Queenstown and Te Anau and flight connections to and from Milford Sound and Queenstown...(more)

STEWART ISLAND EXPERIENCE - Village and Bays Tours

Location: Southland - Stewart Island

Come on our Village and Bays Tours on Stewart Island, explore Oban and surrounding bays in our modern mini-buses. Gain an entertaining insight into the community, its history and environment. We also operate Stewart Island Ferry services, Paterson Inlet Cruises and car and mountain bike rentals..(more)

STUART LANDSBOROUGH'S PUZZLING WORLD - Wanaka

Location: Wanaka - Wanaka Town

"Puzzling World" is a world-unique attraction in Wanaka with the theme of anything puzzling! Enjoy taking some amazing photos of our crazy buildings and toilets, then visit the Illusion Rooms, which must be seen to be believed and the two-storied Great Maze - the world's first 'modern-styled' maze, is a fascinating challenge for the entire family...(more)

FLY DC3 NEW ZEALAND - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland City

The elegant 30-seat DC-3 provides a nostalgic way to fly. Every Saturday and Sunday, the DC-3 is a familiar sight and sound in the skies above Auckland, operating scheduled 30-minute scenic flights from Ardmore Airfield. Both day and overnight charters are available Monday-Sunday. (Wine tours, air shows, concerts, sports and more). See our Web site for more detailed flight information...(more)

KIWI NORTH - Whangarei

Location: Northland

Welcome to Kiwi North, a site that features a museum, a nocturnal kiwi house, gift store, and unique Victorian heritage buildings. We're set on 25 hectares of rolling, volcanic farmland, forest and bush, with views that overlook the city of Whangarei and the Whangarei Heads. Our specialty is with Family-friendly Event Days...(more)

DOLPHIN SEAFARIS - Tauranga

Location: Bay of Plenty - Mt Maunganui

Our amazing Dolphin Encounters depart daily from both Tauranga and Mount Maunganui aboard our totally luxury high speed vessels, 50ft power catamaran 'Guardian' and luxury Launch 'Catchup III'. Well equipped with two decks and huge front viewing area for all passengers to enjoy the wild dolphins surfing up on the bow, our boats are comfortable, stable and very family friendly...(more)

RAPIDS JET - Taupo area

Location: Taupo - Wairakei

Feel the thrill of a fast jet ride with Rapids Jet, down one of the best river systems in New Zealand. We access some of the best white water rapids in the area. Power through narrow canyons, braided shallows and sensational white water rapids. Safe and highly experienced operators. A great experience...(more)

AIR SAFARIS AND SERVICES - Franz Josef

Location: West Coast

Enjoy a stunning and unforgettable Grand Traverse scenic flight of the Mount Cook and Westland World Heritage Parks. Experience the alpine wonderland of New Zealand's highest mountains and largest glaciers on this amazing flightseeing experience. Departing hourly from Lake Tekapo, Glentanner Park and Franz Josef on modern, well equipped aircraft. Every seat is a window seat...(more)

TEKAPO STAR GAZING - Tekapo

Location: Canterbury - Lake Tekapo

Combine Tekapo’s top two attractions, the largest international dark sky reserve and the relaxing hot pools with Tekapo Star Gazing. Join us for an exciting tour as you marvel at stars and planets using our large powerful telescopes. Join your star guide and a relaxed group of 30 or less as we play tranquil music and soak under the stars...(more)

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RAINBOW'S END - Auckland

Location: Auckland

The excitement factor at Rainbow's End just shot through the roof! There will be something for the whole family at Rainbow's End, from thrill rides like Fear Fall and Invader, to Kidz Kingdom, an area for children aged eight years and under. Family favourites such as Dodgems and Bumper boats are also available...(more)

MOUNTAIN AIR - Ruapehu

Location: Taupo

Take a scenic flight and experience the breathtaking views over the dramatic landscape of New Zealand's oldest National Park and World Heritage Site - Tongariro National Park. View the live craters of Mt Tongariro, Mt Ngauruhoe and Mt Ruapehu, and see the stunning lakes on the mountains, the Emerald Lakes, the Blue Lake and the Tama Lakes...(more)