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South Island Nature and Eco Tourism, New Zealand

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SOUTHERN GUIDES - Wanaka & South Island

Location: South Island

Contact our friendly team for some ideas and inspiration on things to do in and around Wanaka. Through Southern Guides, we offer a number of hiking, biking, ski-field transport and many other adventurous activities. For something a little more relaxing, our Wanaka Wine Tours options are the ideal way to spend your time in New Zealand...(more)

SOUTHERN LATITUDE GUIDES - Nelson & South Island NZ

Location: South Island

Southern Latitude Guides make it their business to get you hooked up. Book the best Fly Fishing Guides for the Southern Latitudes of New Zealand catching Big Brown Trout and Rainbow. Day trips, multiple adventures, helicopter flights, trip sharing/pairing up, and much more...(more)

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THE PACA SHACK - Fairlie, South Canterbury

Location: South Island

The Paca Shack is owned and operated by Trevor and Jill Allan the breeders of Gem Alpaca Stud here in Fairlie. We sell the many products produced from the alpacas (Yáng tuó) at Gem Alpaca Stud along with some imported products and NZ made from around the Canterbury region. Visit our online shop www.pacashack.co.nz or call in to our shop...(more)

WALKWAYS OF NEW ZEALAND

Location: South Island

From Cape Reinga to Bluff, New Zealand is blessed with a smorgasbord of walking tracks providing opportunities for access to the great outdoors. The new Te Araroa Pathway is a collection of tracks that combine to make up a continuous 3,000km pathway traversing the length of NZ. These walking tracks fall into many categories, and traverse public and private land...(more)

WANAKA BIKE GUIDES - Wanaka and Central Otago

Location: South Island

Wanaka Bike Guides are a team of professional, friendly, local biking enthusiasts who love showing our guests the best bike rides in New Zealand. Bike tours ranging from just a couple of hours to a full day and even an overnight biking adventure. All are bike tours offer stunning lake & mountain scenery with lots of..(more)

WHITE HERON SANCTUARY TOURS - Whataroa, Westland

Location: South Island

Enjoy a visit New Zealand's only White Heron (Kotuku) nesting colony. The stunning White Heron breeds only in a single secret location in what is one of the most romantic parts of New Zealand—in the Waitangiroto nature reserve—part of the South Westland World Heritage area. Our rainforest nature tours and scenic jetboating operate all year round...(more)

AGRITRAVEL INTERNATIONAL - New Zealand and Worldwide

Location: South Island

Specialist Agricultural, Special Interest Tour Operator designing tailor-made nationwide itineraries to support the agricultural sector or your special interest. Experienced staff design itineraries to meet our client’s unique specifications; farm tours, technical visits, business meetings, conferences, farm stay, accommodation, transport, specialist guides, interpreters etc. We proudly share New Zealand's rural heritage, developments, innovations and its unique landscape and culture...(more)

AIR RANGITATA - Mid Canterbury

Location: South Island

Scenic flights and charters from the heart of the South Island of New Zealand. We're ideally located in Mid Canterbury just north of Geraldine. We fly in our high wing Cessna 206 aircraft which can seat five passengers and provides fantastic viewing and photo opportunities. Airport transfers from Christchurch to Queenstown or anywhere in between. Safety is our highest priority...(more)

ALPINE JET THRILLS - Springfield & Waimakariri

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)

ANAHATA YOGA RETREAT - Golden Bay

Location: South Island

Located on a mountain top above sea level, in stunning surroundings next to the Abel Tasman National Park and overlooking Golden Bay in New Zealand, Anahata Yoga Retreat is a residential yoga retreat. We focus on yogic lifestyle, health, awareness, relaxation and imbibing yogic skills to create balance in every day life through Yoga Solutions for Life™...(more)

ASPIRING HELICOPTERS WHARE KEA CHALET - Wanaka

Location: South Island

Whare Kea Chalet is a luxurious accommodation option and a spectacular base for those looking for the ultimate alpine adventure. A 15-minute scenic flight with Aspiring Helicopters will take you to this exclusive alpine venue. Its surrounding adventures can be enjoyed year round by friends, families and small groups. In winter, it's the perfect base for heli-skiing...(more)

AWESOME TOURS - Dunedin

Location: South Island

See all of the awesome sights and beauty of Southern New Zealand. Showcasing Dunedin, the Heritage and Wildlife capital of NZ. You can choose between the many small-group package tours, one of the daily scheduled tours or even customise your own tour. Experienced and knowledgeable driver/guides will look after all your needs. Recipient of Trip Advisors Certificate of Excellent..(more)

CLARKS COACHLINES - New Zealand

Location: South Island

One of New Zealand's premier touring coach and charter bus operators. With over 30 years experience, Clarks Coachlines have what it takes to satisfy. Our luxury tour coaches and charter buses provide air-conditioned comfort. We can assist to ensure you see the very best of what New Zealand has to offer...(more)

EARTH AND SKY OBSERVATORY - Lake Tekapo

Location: South Island

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)

ELM WILDLIFE TOURS - Dunedin

Location: South Island

Visit one of the world's few untouched areas with its amazing wildlife and spectacular scenery. New Zealand's best wildlife tour. Our unrivalled 'Peninsula Encounter' offers close, exciting, small group viewing of royal albatross, hookers sealions, blue penguins, New Zealand fur seals and yellow eyed penguins in a beautiful isolated area. New Zealand Tourism Award winner in four categories...(more)

FIORDLAND HORSE TREKS & QUAD BIKING - Te Anau

Location: South Island

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)

FIRST LIGHT TRAVEL - New Zealand Wide

Location: South Island

We offer an extraordinary selection of unique small group tours, using the most qualified people, personalities, locations and knowledge. Trips range from guided adventure and dive tours through to educational tours with marine mammals. We are constantly striving to build greater ecological awareness of the highly sensitive and vulnerable nature of the environment...(more)

FRANZ JOSEF GLACIER GUIDES - Franz Josef, South Westland

Location: South Island

Franz Josef Glacier Guides is an internationally unique guiding operation that takes pride in providing the most incredible glacier experience. The skill and experience of their professional guides, combined with crampons, allow you to travel comfortably through some of the most majestic and challenging landscapes imaginable...(more)

GEM ALPACA FARM TOURS - Fairlie

Location: South Island

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)

GENTLE CYCLING COMPANY - Nelson

Location: South Island

Experience the real Nelson Tasman on the new Great Taste Cycle Trail. Enjoy a single day wine or craft beer ride, or immerse yourself with a multi day ride to Kaiteriteri - gateway of the Abel Tasman National Park. Multi day packages include accommodation, bag transfers, passenger transfers, bike hire and daily support. Abel Tasman Combo's available...(more)

GO ORANGE - Milford & Doubtful Sounds

Location: South Island

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)

GREAT WALKS - New Zealand

Location: South Island

Experience the adventure of a lifetime on NZ's premier walking tracks, the Great Walks! Taking you through awe-inspiring landscapes - from strolling along sandy shores to climbing above the clouds - there is something for everyone. Managed by the Department of Conservation, there are nine unforgettable walks to choose from! Visit our website for a taste of what's on offer...(more)

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HASSLE-FREE ALPINE SAFARI TOUR - Christchurch

Location: South Island

Take an exciting jet boat ride on the mighty Waimakariri river, a 4WD adventure across Mt Torlesse High Country Station, and a scenic tour through the breathtaking Canterbury high country to Arthurs Pass National Park in the stunning Southern Alps of New Zealand on this thrilling day-tour. The return journey to Christchurch is on the world-famous TranzAlpine Train...(more)

HASSLE-FREE LORD OF THE RINGS EDORAS TOUR - Christchurch

Location: South Island

Join us on a journey in the breathtaking Southern Alps of New Zealand to the remote and beautiful Mt Potts High Country Station. Visit the most stunning and recognisable LOTR locations on this exciting day—Edoras! Tour includes a champagne picnic lunch and entertaining commentary from local kiwi guides. You don't have to be LOTR fan to enjoy this amazing day...(more)

KO TANE - Maori Cultural Experience - Christchurch

Location: South Island

Discover Tane Mahuta - the Maori god of the forest. Unearth a people and culture who live in harmony with nature. Ko Tane is a Maori cultural experience located at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve. Includes a Powhiri (traditional Maori welcome), cultural performance and entertainment, Maori village, Hangi Meal and an optional Kiwi Tour. Phone 3596226 for availability...(more)

MILFORD SOUND DISCOVERY TOUR - Queenstown

Location: South Island

Enjoy a personalised small group tour on a Private Discovery Tour. Explore Fiordland, see glaciers, rainforests, waterfalls and more. Highlights and stops include the Mirror Lakes boardwalk, Knobs Flat, The Divide, Hollyford Valley lookout, The Chasm & the Homer Tunnel. At Milford Sound we take a 1.45 hour Scenic Cruise on the fiord with a less crowded small boat tour...(more)

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MOATREK NEW ZEALAND SMALL GROUP TOURS - Nationwide

Location: South Island

Experience the best of New Zealand's exceptional landscape and renowned hospitality with our small group tours ranging from 4 to 23 days. Visiting the North and South Island's most memorable destinations you'll discover natural wonders, beautiful private gardens and warm country hosts. MoaTrek's small group tours cater 18 travellers maximum and are designed for active travellers seeking unique experiences...(more)

NATURE QUEST NEW ZEALAND - Dunedin

Location: South Island

New Zealand's natural history and birding experts. Premier nature, botanical and birding tour operator in Australasia. Specialists in customized natural history and birding tours based on a deep understanding of New Zealand and passion for exploring and sharing NZ's wild places. Designing tailor-made travel so no two departures are the same...(more)

OPARARA GUIDED TOURS - Karamea, West Coast South Island

Location: South Island

Discover a unique combination of natural landforms, diverse ecosystems and spectacular caves and arches created by a million years of undisturbed isolation. The Oparara is located in a remote corner of the warm rainforest of the Northern West Coast of New Zealand, near Karamea. Explore this beautiful and special piece of New Zealand with us...(more)

OTAGO MUSEUM - Dunedin

Location: South Island

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)

PHOTO SAFARIS - Queenstown

Location: South Island

Our NZ photographic safaris are about taking your camera off automatic and taking control. Learn how to control aperture and shutter speed. Understand composition and take away skills that will help you for the rest of your photographic life. The safari is a five-hour, 4WD photographic learning experience with either legendary photographers: Mike Langford or Jackie Ranken...(more)

POHATU PENGUINS - Akaroa, Banks Peninsula

Location: South Island

Pohatu - the largest little penguin colony on mainland New Zealand. Visit this remote and beautiful area, meet the local experts and learn of conservation and day-to-day life of white-flippered penguins within the large Pohatu Colony by 4WD safari. Sea kayaking safaris give wonderful wildlife viewing opportunities and allow the adventurous to explore New Zealand's stunning coastline...(more)

PUHI PEAKS HUNTING - Kaikoura, NZ

Location: South Island

Hunt on the highest freehold land in New Zealand with our experienced and knowledgeable guides. Tailored packages to suit your requirements. Puhi Peaks Hunting operates under a deer management plan as part of the overall management of internationally renowned Puhi Peaks Nature Reserve...(more)

RIDGELINE ADVENTURES - Lake Wanaka

Location: South Island

Wanaka and Queenstown adventure tours and luxury transport with experienced local guides at the wheel. Treat yourself and your friends to a unique adventure tour experience or travel in comfort with knowledgeable local guides while you are in Wanaka...(more)

ROUTEBURN VALLEY WALK - Queenstown

Location: South Island

Discover the Routeburn Track, Nature Walks, Lord of the Rings movie location sights in Middle Earth, and the Paradise Valley Glenorchy near Queenstown. Luxury 4WD vehicles make remote country easily and comfortably accessible. Small group size of 4 people ensures your personal attention and service..(more)

R&R KAYAKS - Abel Tasman National Park

Location: South Island

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)

SCENIC PACIFIC - Christchurch, Queenstown, Nationwide

Location: South Island

120 deluxe coach tours from two of New Zealand's top coach tour companies. Stunning tours of Auckland, Rotorua, Taupo, Waitomo Caves, the Bay of Islands, Christchurch, Queenstown, Mt Cook, Milford Sound and West Coast Glaciers. New Zealand coach tours are a truly exciting, refreshing and memorable trip of a lifetime. Over 70 years service to the NZ tourism industry...(more)

SKYDIVE FOX GLACIER - Fox Glacier, Westland

Location: South Island

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)

SKYDIVE FRANZ - Franz Josef Glacier

Location: South Island

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)