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FEAR FACTORY QUEENSTOWN - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown - Queenstown Town

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)

WINDBORNE CHARTERS - Whitianga

Location: Coromandel

Sail on the Windborne, a 62 ft. gaff rigged topsail schooner that has been sailing the oceans of the world since 1928. Windborne Charters offer 1-day cruises to 4-day adventure vacations in the most scenic and romantic cruising grounds of the Mercury Bay and surrounding Islands...(more)

ABEL TASMAN CANYONS - Motueka, Nelson

Location: Marahau Beach

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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JET SKI RENTAL - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Takapuna

Welcome to Jet ski Rental. We operate from Takapuna beach. New 2017/18 Yamaha 3 seater jet skis. In business since 2006. Up to 6 jet skis on the beach. Call one day in advance to book. We supply maps, anchor, life jackets, marine radio, dry bags and all you need for a hour or a day on the water...(more)

WEST COAST SURF - Cape Foulwind, West Coast South Island

Location: West Coast - Westport

West Coast Surf invite you to come and experience surfing at a stunning location on the West Coast of the South Island - Tauranga Bay! This beach provides both first timers with a safe and invigorating environment to learn in as well as providing some world class waves for the more experienced surfers...(more)

AROUND THE BASIN BIKE QUEENSTOWN

Location: Queenstown - Arrowtown

Explore the best of Queenstown with us. Around The Basin are local experts offering friendly personalised service for all your cycling needs while in the Queenstown region. Contact us for quality latest model mountain bike hire and electric bike hire, self-guided bike and shuttle packages, winery bike rides, supported and guided half, full or multi-day tours. Queenstown cycling specialists...(more)

KOMBINED EXPERIENCE - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Takapuna

Let Kombined Experience transport you to your next Special Event in one of our luxurious Kombi Splitscreens. Club-style seating for up to 6passengers - the perfect solution for your Bridal Party, Corporate outing or just a cool tour of Auckland!! Our fully-licensed transport service has 3 iconic VW Kombi vans for hire that have been restored with no expense spared...(more)

SKYLINE LUGE - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown

Take the driving seat with the gravity-fueled Skyline Luge, the global thrill ride for all ages. Our purpose-built Luge carts put you in complete control as you take on over 1600m of banked corners, tunnels and dippers. Once you’ve conquered the course, hop on the chairlift and do it again. Gentle and leisurely or steep and adventurous, you’ll be hooked...(more)

WAIKITE VALLEY THERMAL POOLS AND CAMPGROUND - Waikite Valley, Rotorua - Taupo

Location: Waimangu, Waiotapu, Waikite

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)

RIVER VALLEY STABLES - Taihape, Rangitikei, Central North Island

Location: Rangitikei

River Valley Stables offers rides for experienced riders - from a half day horse trek, to a luxury multi-day riding holiday. Explore rural back country New Zealand on horseback. Experience the freedom of riding freestyle and using Natural Horsemanship techniques for a deeper connection between horse and rider. Accommodation for riders is also available at River Valley Lodge..(more)

WATERFALL EQUESTRIAN CENTRE - Wanaka

Location: Wanaka - Mt Aspiring

Waterfall Equestrian Centre are all about having fun. Carol has a lifetime of knowledge on horses and loves to share it. Her patient manner with horses and people works extremely well with her teaching methods. Ride through the incredible Rippon Vineyard and go for wine tasting afterwards! We ensure our horses are as happy as are our riders...(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)

WANAKA HELICOPTERS - Wanaka

Location: Wanaka

On the doorstep of the World Heritage Mount Aspiring and Fiordland National Parks & within view of the spectacular Southern Alps, Wanaka Helicopters can offer scenic flights that encompass more epic landscapes than anywhere else in New Zealand. Scenic flights to Lake Wanaka, Mount Aspiring, Isobel Glacier, Milford Sound and Mount Cook, personalised charter trips also available...(more)

EXPLORE GROUP SAILING

Location: Auckland

We have the sailing experience to suit everybody, no experience necessary! Take an Auckland Harbour Sailing Cruise, enjoy a three-course meal on-board as the sun goes down, or sail/race an authentic America's Cup Yacht. No better way to experience the City of Sails than on the water. Select from the many sailing experiences we have to offer...(more)

KIWI SEGWAY TOURS - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland Harbour

Our Segway sightseeing tours are guaranteed one of the best things to do in Auckland. The beauty of riding a Segway is they're eco-friendly, quiet, and you stand above the crowds. They are perfect for both young and old. That makes for great views and photos. Our mission is to provide safe, fun and unforgettable experiences that last a lifetime...(more)

CHRISTCHURCH ATTRACTIONS - Grand Tour

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)

AERIUS HELICOPTERS - Tauranga

Location: Bay of Plenty - Whakaari White Island

Aerius Helicopters are your flight specialists in the Bay of Plenty, Rotorua and Coromandel. Based in Tauranga, we offer breath taking scenic flights and adventures over the regions' white beaches and rugged terrain. Enjoy a day out with the boys or spend the day at luxury lodge with the girls...(more)

DRIVING CREEK RAILWAYS & POTTERIES - Coromandel

Location: Coromandel

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)

RAFT FISH - Te Haroto, Napier

Location: Hawkes Bay

Offering Guided Trout Fishing, hunting and rafting adventures for all, are the team at Raft Fish NZ. Catering for single and group bookings based on the Mohaka river. The Mohaka and its tributaries contain both rainbow and brown trout which reach up to 10 lb or more on occasion. *new - glowworm river night tours...(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)

THE BULLER GORGE SWINGBRIDGE - Murchison

Location: West Coast

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)

CRATERS OF THE MOON - Taupo

Location: Taupo - Taupo Town

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)

ANTIGUA BOAT SHEDS - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

Hire a canoe, paddle boat or historic row boat on the Avon River to see the beauty of Christchurch Botanic Gardens with Antigua Boat Sheds. Relax and enjoy the tranquil scenery while devouring a fabulous breakfast or brunch from our licensed cafe, on the banks of the River Avon. Also offering bike hire, embark on an urban-sightseeing adventure...(more)

ECO VALLEY NIGHT TIME NATURE TOURS - Kaingaroa

Location: Northland - Mangonui

Eco Valley Night Time Nature Tours are affordable, safe and fun! Our evening nature walks where you will encounter all the wonders of NZ's native bush in our 44-acre privately owned sub-tropical forest. Experience: Glow Worms, Bush Weta, Native Crayfish (Koura), Native Bird Life and our own resident North Island Brown Kiwi birds. Farm animals also! On-site accommodation options...(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)

ZIPTREK ECOTOURS - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown

NZ's number 1 original zipline tour is a spectacular, fun eco-adventure on Gondola hill, through forest canopy high above Queenstown, overlooking beautiful Lake Wakatipu. Feel the wind in your face, zip down breath-taking ziplines which traverse thru the forest and down the mountain. Three tours to choose from. We operate all year round in all weather conditions. Exhilarating Queenstown Adventure...(more)

FRANZ JOSEF GLACIER HOT POOLS - Franz Josef, West Coast

Location: West Coast

CURRENTLY CLOSED. 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)

ORAKEI KORAKO CAVE & THERMAL PARK - Taupo

Location: Rotorua

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)

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)

TEKAPO STAR GAZING - Tekapo

Location: Canterbury

The only guided hot pools and stargazing tour in New Zealand! Soak in the stars with Tekapo Star Gazing, and soak in the hot pools. Learn about the incredible darksky reserve with high-powered telescopes and unique fusion of astronomy and storytelling. Slip into a 38°C hotpool. Enjoy the amazing Southern skies! Free Tekapo shuttle, towels and hot drinks included...(more)

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ABEL TASMAN WAKA TOURS - WAKA ABEL TASMAN - Kaiteriteri

Location: Nelson - Kaiteriteri

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)

ABEL TASMAN HORSE TREKKING - Marahau Beach

Location: Nelson

Abel Tasman Horse Trekking provide quality trekking experiences 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 Marahau Beach, including a lesson in our sandy arena. For younger children we offer half-hour paddock rides. 85kg rider weight-limit...(more)

CYCLE VENTURES - Oamaru

Location: Otago - Kurow

We'd love to be part of your adventure! Based in Historic Oamaru, at the base of the Alps 2 Ocean cycle trail. We believe our Alps 2 Ocean tours are the best on the market. Need cycle gear or want to hire a bike? We can help you with that. Tour our site and contact us to discuss your needs...(more)

SMASHIT ROOM - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown - Queenstown Town

SMASHIT is a perfect way to let out some anger or just have a lot of fun as we arm you with the tools to become a bull in a china shop, smashing your way through our breakable items. Just been dumped? Stressed at work? Or even found yourself on the holiday from hell? Choose a weapon and SMASHIT up!..(more)

DIVE TUTUKAKA - Northland

Location: Northland

Our helpful team tailors the day to suit you; air-fills, full equipment hire, equipment and retail sales, professional crews and 364-day-a-year operations. PADI training for all levels available. Our purpose-built dive-boats take you to a site matching your ability. With dramatic landscape, passionate people and stories that entwine the two, we offer a comprehensive New Zealand diving experience...(more)

WILLOWBANK WILDLIFE RESERVE - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

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)

MY KIWI ADVENTURE - Tongariro National Park

Location: Ruapehu - Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Conveniently located in National Park Village, My Kiwi Adventure offers a one stop shop for booking all your adventure activities in Tongariro National Park. From transport to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Mt Ruapehu or other local hikes, to mountain biking, guided stand up paddle boarding and much more. Best value, best service guaranteed...(more)

LAVENDER ABBEY - Carterton

Location: North Island

New Zealand's Wairarapa district is home to Lavender Abbey. Grown in the wild, natural environment, our products are available for sale from our online shop and our weekend market-stalls. You can also Pick Your Own lavender at the height of the growing-season, with the added benefit of viewing the entire product range, including some "limited Pick Your Own day" products...(more)

POHATU PENGUINS - Akaroa, Banks Peninsula

Location: Christchurch

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)

ALPINE HORSE SAFARIS - Hawarden, North Canterbury

Location: Canterbury

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)

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)

AIR FORCE MUSEUM OF NEW ZEALAND - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch West

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)

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)

SURF & TURF - Raglan

Location: Waikato - Raglan

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)

ESCAPE HQ - Auckland

Location: Auckland - North Shore

Offering Auckland's best Escape Rooms and Team Building Events, Escape HQ invite you to choose your adventure, get locked in, find clues & solve puzzles, race the clock to escape. With five unique game rooms, a spacious lounge and an outdoor game we can cater for groups from 2 to 72 people, ages 7+. Perfect for team-building, birthday parties!..(more)

TAUPO'S FLOAT PLANE - Taupo

Location: Taupo Airport

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)

KIDZ GO - Queenstown, Wanaka, Fiordland

Location: Fiordland

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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MARUIA HOT SPRINGS - Lewis Pass, South Island

Location: Canterbury - Hanmer Springs

Maruia Hot Springs is an award-winning natural hot spring, day spa and wellness destination tucked among snow-capped Southern Alps on the picturesque Lewis Pass National Reserve. Instantly feel connected to the mountainous landscape and nature surrounding you whilst relaxing in natural geothermal mineral pools, nourish your soul with organic food, relax your body & mind in our daily wellness classes...(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)

RIVER RIDERS - Hamilton

Location: Waikato - Cambridge

River Riders invite you to Cycle the Mighty Waikato Te Awa with the team, alongside NZ's longest river from Ngaruawahia in the North to Lake Karapiro in the South. You'll experience culture, history, heritage, food, coffee and more...(more)

WHALE WATCH - Kaikōura

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

New Zealand's ultimate year-round nature experience offers exciting close encounters with giant sperm whales. Kaikōura'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)

GENTLE CYCLING COMPANY - Nelson

Location: Nelson - Kina Peninsula

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 to the Abel Tasman National Park. Multi-day packages include accommodation, bag transfers, passenger transfers, bike hire and daily support...(more)

MIRANDA HOT SPRINGS - Thames

Location: Coromandel

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)

SHOTOVER JET - Queenstown

Location: Otago

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)

EXTREME MINI GOLF - Whangarei

Location: Northland

Extreme Mini Golf invite you to come and try your hand at Indoor Mini Golf. This brand new 18-hole glow-in-the-dark course has six amazing themes from the Glow Worm Caves right through to the Ancient Ruins. Come and check it out for yourself and bring the family along!..(more)

ECO WANAKA ADVENTURES - Wanaka

Location: Wanaka

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)

DOLPHIN ENCOUNTER - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

Go dolphin watching and swimming in Kaikoura. Get wonderful views of the spectacular and acrobatic dusky dolphins from one of our boats. See the dolphins in their natural environment with the option to swim amongst these friendly, playful creatures. Swimming with the dolphins is an experience of a lifetime...(more)

G FORCE TANDEM PARAGLIDING - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown - Queenstown Town

GFORCE are the only company permitted to fly from the Skyline Gondola over Queenstown with stunning views of Lake Wakatipu and the mountains. Choose a gentle glide or an exhilarating adventure flight with the largest and most experienced paragliding company in New Zealand... We've been tandem paragliding over Queenstown since 1991!..(more)

NOMAD SAFARIS - Queenstown

Location: Otago - Central Otago

Nomad Safaris is one of New Zealand's original Lord of The Rings tour companies with over 10 years of experience sharing our passion for Tolkien with visitors to the Queenstown region. Immerse yourself in scenery made famous by the films. This is a dream-like landscape, the embodiment of Middle-earth, woven with fascinating history and legendary stories...(more)

CHRISTCHURCH CITY TOUR BY TRAM

Location: Christchurch

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 Botanic Gardens Tour...(more)

HOOK WANAKA - Wanaka

Location: Wanaka - Wanaka Town

Located in Wanaka, right at the heart of New Zealand's Southern Lakes, Hook is a brand new lake to plate salmon fishing and restaurant experience. Hook is a place where everyone is welcomed to enjoy Wanaka's stunning alpine setting in comfort and with ease. Escape into the great outdoors. Catch a Chinook salmon from our spring-fed fishing lakes...(more)

ARION HORSE TREKKING - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

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)

STAGLANDS WILDLIFE RESERVE - Upper Hutt

Location: Wellington - Waikanae

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)

MOHAKA RAFTING - Te Pohue, Hawke's Bay

Location: Hawkes Bay - Napier

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)

ROTORUA CANOPY TOURS - Rotorua

Location: North Island

An award-winning zipline adventure - Soar through the trees and experience New Zealand's ancient forest like never before. Journey with authentic Kiwi guides through this beautiful land the way it once was, come face to face with New Zealand native birds, and find out how we can make our forest great again...(more)

PACIFIC PADDLE COMPANY - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch

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)

FERRYMEAD HERITAGE PARK - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch East

Ferrymead Heritage Park takes you back into New Zealand's past. Visit the Edwardian Township complete with houses, school classroom, church, picture theatre, jail, railway station, trains, post office, printers, tobacconist, general store, lawyer’s office and more. View the fascinating array of museum and heritage collections. Close to the Port Hills, Sumner, Redcliffs, Heathcote Valley and the port of Lyttleton...(more)

HOWICK HISTORICAL VILLAGE - East Auckland

Location: Auckland

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 Tuesday-Sunday 10am–5pm...(more)

CHRISTCHURCH ATTRACTIONS - Botanic Gardens Tour

Location: Christchurch Central

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)

WHITE HERON SANCTUARY TOURS - Whataroa, Westland

Location: West Coast - Harihari

Visit NZ's only White Heron (Kotuku) nesting colony. This beautiful bird breeds in a secret location in one of the most romantic places—in the Waitangiroto nature reserve —part of Te Wāhipounamu World Heritage area. Seeing these splendid birds is a rare sight and visiting their breeding ground, a truly unique experience. Learn about this rare bird and its nesting habits...(more)

HEADSUP ADVENTURES - Whangarei Northland

Location: Northland - Whangarei

Northland's new downhill mountain bike trail park is also home to New Zealand's first monster scooters. HeadsUp Adventures offers adventure for the whole family. Come and check out our awesome funky cafe on the hill too!!! Mountain bike tracks have now opened, scooter tracks opening 16th February. Contact us for more info!..(more)

HAMPTON DOWNS MOTORSPORT PARK - Te Kauwhata, Waikato

Location: Waikato - Huntly

Hampton Downs International Motorsport Park is the place to go for your next adrenaline fix. Fast-paced Go-Karts are a must. Reach speeds of up to 70kmph. Or go for an exhilarating action experience. Try our exhilarating action experience V8 Hot Laps, Supercar Fast Dash or the self-drive V8 Muscle Car experience in a Mustang! Café on-site...(more)

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

Location: Northland

Awesome day sailing adventure on our 65 foot ocean going yacht GUNGHA II. Exciting, funny and informal cruise. Unique island stopover, snorkel gear and lovely fresh lunch included! We depart from Paihia (Russell transfers included). Freephone 0800478900 or text to 0274770354. November thru April - Bay of Islands. May thru October - Tonga, Fiji and Beyond...(more)

MILLION DOLLAR CRUISE - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown - Lake Wakatipu

Million Dollar Cruise offers regular, 90-minute voyages across the sparkling crystal clear waters of Lake Wakatipu. Our Queenstown cruise is the only one that goes through the Willow Islands to the historic Kawarau Falls bridge where our guests will enjoy dramatic views of the Remarkables (NZ's most spectacular mountain range). You will view all five major mountains and three ski-fields...(more)

FERRYMEAD GOLF - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

Ferrymead Golf offers a range of enticing options for a fun family activity. Whether it be during the weekend, after school or the school holidays, Ferrymead Golf is your premier entertainment centre. 3 18-hole mini-golf courses, inside or outside, including recently opened 'Grasslands', a real grass outdoor course, plus paintball and many childrens party options...(more)

QUEENSTOWN ICE ARENA - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown

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)

CHRISTCHURCH ATTRACTIONS - Avon River Punting

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)

CAPE FAREWELL HORSE TREKS - Golden Bay, Nelson

Location: Nelson - Golden Bay

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)

ORANA WILDLIFE PARK - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch Airport

Experience our up close animal encounters at NZ's only open-range zoo. Hand-feed giraffe, meet rhino 'face-to-face', wander through native-bird aviaries and travel through our lion reserve (costs & conditions apply). Extensive native collection features Kiwi, Tuatara and range of endangered birds and reptiles. Open-range zoo situated in Christchurch. Scheduled feeds daily. NZ's only gorillas & the country's only orang-utans too...(more)

TONGARIRO TRANSPORT HUB - Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Location: Ruapehu

Tongariro Transport Hub is the only all-day car park and shuttle service close to Tongariro Alpine Crossing trail. We allow you to safely park, take a shuttle to the start of the track and walk the hike back to your vehicle without the pressure of having to meet a return shuttle time at the end of the track...(more)

CABLE CAR MUSEUM - Wellington

Location: Wellington - Wellington City

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)

BROKEN RIVER SKI AREA - Canterbury

Location: Canterbury

Broken River Ski Area is described as a "hidden gem" that offers fantastic off-piste terrain for adventurous low-intermediate to expert skiers and boarders. The on-mountain DBB accommodation is just 15 minutes walk from the ski tow. The open powder bowls and steep chutes, stunning scenery and authentic, uncrowded, welcoming atmosphere make for a memorable experience...(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)

REAL JOURNEYS - Milford Sound

Location: Queenstown

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)

VELOCITY KARTS - Christchurch

Location: New Brighton

Velocity Karts offer two choices of outrageous fun on 3 wheels: - Battery powered Driftkarts, Wind powered blokart (land yachts), for two purpose built tracks in Christchurch where you can hire a kart and have some fun with family and friends. A GREAT EXPERIENCE FOR PEOPLE AGED 8 TO 80+..(more)

HELISERVICES.NZ HAAST - West Coast, South Island

Location: West Coast

Heliservices NZ Haast 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)

STEWART ISLAND EXPERIENCE - Village and Bays Tours

Location: Southland

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)

KAITUNA CASCADES - Rotorua

Location: Nelson - Wakefield

Kaituna Cascades was the very 1st and Original Rafting Company to open up the Kaituna River. Experience the amazing deep warm water canyons, including the now famous 7metre "Tutea Falls" - the highest commercially rafted waterfall in the world! All of our guides are handpicked, highly skilled professionals that come from an extreme whitewater background in Kayaking and Rafting...(more)

BILL RICHARDSON TRANSPORT WORLD - Invercargill

Location: Southland - Invercargill

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)

SHANTYTOWN HERITAGE PARK - West Coast

Location: West Coast

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)

ON YER BIKE - Greymouth, West Coast

Location: West Coast

On Yer Bike offers fully-guided off road adventures on a range of awesome machinery including quads, buggies, ex-military hagglunds, and more! We can cater for individuals, couples, groups, and children. Ranked #1 Outdoor activity on the West Coast by Tripadvisor. Our self-drive machines are built to go places you never thought were possible! Open 7 days...(more)

DARK SKY PROJECT – Takapō (Tekapo)

Location: Tekapo

At Dark Sky Project, formerly Earth & Sky, we connect manuhiri (visitors) to our night skies, igniting a lifelong passion for dark sky preservation and what lies above. Our expert guides and astrophotographers share the science and stories of the southern skies at a range of locations including the world-renowned Mt John Observatory...(more)

MITAI MAORI VILLAGE - Rotorua

Location: Bay of Plenty

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)

SKYLINE STRATOSFARE RESTAURANT AND BAR - Queenstown

Location: Queenstown

Stunning views, superb dining! Treat yourself to a sumptuous dinner or lunch at Skyline’s Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar at the top of the Gondola in Queenstown. As you dine, the floor to ceiling windows and panoramic views of Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu and the surrounding mountains will captivate you day and night. Our signature buffet dining experience offers something for everyone...(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 small farm yard, covered BBQ area, playground and Free WIFI...(more)

NAPIER PRISON - Napier, Hawkes Bay

Location: Hawkes Bay - Napier

Featuring four active escape rooms. Operated from 1862 to 1993, Napier Prison is New Zealand's oldest penal complex and the only prison with heritage status. Open daily for self-guided audio tours, guided tours, school trips. The historical site can be booked for group functions including office parties, birthdays, and off-the-wall weddings in Napier, art deco centre of New Zealand...(more)

GO JETS - Wanaka

Location: Wanaka - Wanaka Town

Jump on an exhilarating jetboat ride down the mighty Clutha River with Go Jets Wanaka. See spectacular scenery, navigate fast flowing waters and pass old gold mining sites until you reach the "Devils Nook". You will pass under the historic "Red Bridge", camera stops and numerous 360 degree spins will be carried out during the trip. Pick up i-site Wanaka...(more)

TE PUIA - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua - Rotorua City

Arts and crafts are the pages of the Māori 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)

HANMER SPRINGS THERMAL POOLS & SPA - North Canterbury

Location: Canterbury

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 90 miutes 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)

WINDERMERE ALPACAS & LLAMAS - Dipton Southland

Location: Southland - Winton

Windermere is a working alpaca and llama farm, located on tourist route State Highway 6 just south of Dipton in rural Southland. 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)

STEAMPUNK HQ - Oamaru

Location: Otago - Oamaru

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)

KAITERITERI MOUNTAIN BIKE PARK - Kaiteriteri

Location: Nelson

Located in the Kaiteriteri Recreation Reserve and part of the Kaiteriteri Recreation Reserve and gateway to the world renowned Abel Tasman National Park, is the Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park. The IMBA Gold level park offers great riding for all abilities in a stunning and unique setting. Ride the famous Tasman's Great Taste Trail with panoramic coastal and mountain views...(more)

AJ HACKETT BUNGY AND BRIDGE CLIMB - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland Harbour

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)

MOTU RIVER JET - Opotiki

Location: Bay of Plenty

This jet boat trip gives people of all ages access into some New Zealand country which is totally remote, unaltered by man and rarely viewed. This adventure offers a unique experience amongst some of the nicest country in the land. Jet Boat drop-off for kayaking or hunting. Optional historic Motu River walks available...(more)

SOLSURFER SURF SCHOOL - Raglan

Location: Waikato - Raglan

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)

GEM ALPACA FARM TOURS - Fairlie, Canterbury

Location: Tekapo

Farm tours closed due to Covid for winter excluding school holidays. Here at Gem Alpacas in Fairlie we offer farm tours to travellers. Spend a relaxing hour with us and over 70 alpaca on our farm. We are experienced alpaca breeders of 19 years. You will be able to feed, touch and get great photos with our alpaca & llama...(more)

RAINBOW'S END - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Manukau City

With over 20 rides and attractions there's something for everyone - from thrill rides to family fun! Plus don't miss Kidz Kingdom, a fully covered mini-amusement park for under 8s and Rainbow Playlab, a state of the art digital entertainment centre which are also at Rainbow's End! It's fun on demand at Rainbow's End!..(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)

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)

SNOWSHOEING - Queenstown

Location: Otago

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)

DIG THIS - Invercargill

Location: Southland - Invercargill

Dig This is the country's first heavy equipment playground that allows guests to operate bulldozers, excavators and skid steers in a giant gravel pit, making it one of New Zealand's most exciting new tourism attractions. Loads of fun for the whole family, with Mini Dig options for 4+ year olds right through to the big machine rides for 14+...(more)

FIORDLAND JET - Te Anau

Location: Fiordland - Te Anau

Far from the crowds found elsewhere, jet boat down the Waiau River to the deserted shores of beautiful Lake Manapouri. Walk in lush beech-forest in Fiordland National Park; travel through spectacular scenes from Lord of the Rings; see trout in crystal-clear waters; all while enjoying the innate fun a jet boat has to offer - speed and spins!..(more)

REAL JOURNEYS - Doubtful Sound

Location: Fiordland - Te Anau

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)

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)

DRIFT KARTZ - Rotorua

Location: Bay of Plenty

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)

PERFECT DAY CRUISES - Tutukaka

Location: Northland - Tutukaka Coast

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)

REALM VR - Wanaka

Location: Wanaka

Travel the world, take a tour of a historic site, ride a roller coaster, blast into space, attend a concert or live performance. The possibilities are endless! RealmVR is the the only fully immersive, full motion virtual reality experience in New Zealand in the stunning Lake Wanaka - Book today!..(more)

NZSNOWTOURS - Southern Alps, New Zealand

Location: Canterbury

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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TAUPO TANDEM SKYDIVING - Taupo

Location: Taupo

Experience the adventure with TTS, NZ's Top-Rated skydive on Tripadvisor, with Taupo's highest skydive altitude - 18,500 ft! Free fall for 75 seconds above active volcanoes and pristine coastlines! With an HD camera package, Gold Qualmark endorsement and multi-lingual staff, your skydive in Taupo will be unforgettable. Free pick-ups from Rotorua and Taupo. It doesnt get any better...(more)

VIGILANT YACHT CHARTERS - Bay of Islands

Location: Paihia

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)

GLOPUTT MINIGOLF - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Takapuna

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)

NGONGOTAHA RAILWAY PARK - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

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)

SHE'S A LADY YACHT CHARTERS - Paihia

Location: Russell

Offering a full day sailing trip in the beautiful Bay of Islands or private charters and sunset tours are the team at She's A Lady Sailing Charters. Join us for a sailing adventure in the with a small personalised group. Help helm and learn the ropes. Fishing while under sail. Island stop with heaps of time ashore...(more)

HELICOPTERS NELSON

Location: Marlborough

Helicopters Nelson specialise in creating luxury, tailored and unique helicopter tours in and around the “top of the south”. We offer helicopter charter services and customised tours to some of the country’s most stunning remote locations – there is no better view of New Zealand than from the skies...(more)

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ABEL TASMAN KAITERITERI KAYAKS - Abel Tasman National Park

Location: Nelson - Abel Tasman National Park

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)

TAIRAWHITI MUSEUM - Gisborne, East Coast North Island NZ

Location: Eastland

Taku pōhiri e rere atu rā. Nau mai e hika mā ki tēnei te paetukutuku a Te Whare Taonga o Te Tairāwhiti. Nau mai, haere mai, rā. Welcome to Tairāwhiti Museum and Art Gallery...(more)

PARADISE VALLEY SPRINGS WILDLIFE PARK - Rotorua

Location: Bay of Plenty

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)

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)

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)

SKY DIVE BAY OF ISLANDS - Paihia, Northland

Location: Paihia

Welcome to Skydive Bay of Islands, New Zealand's number one destination for skydiving at the beach. Cruise up to 20,000ft and soak up scenery of all 144 islands that make up the Bay of Islands. The spectacular views of clear turquoise water, long stretches of pristine golden beaches and lush countryside are guaranteed to take your breath away...(more)

ADVENTURE JUNKIES - Queenstown

Location: Otago

Adventure Junkies are a young energetic adventure tour company with a fervent passion for the outdoors. We truly believe that our trips include the best activities in the South Island, many of which are exclusive. We're here to show you the greatest adventures New Zealand has to offer. Family adventures a speciality...(more)

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ESCAPE HQ - Hamilton

Location: Waikato

Escape HQ offer Hamilton’s best Escape Rooms and Team Building Events. Choose your adventure, get locked in, find clues & solve puzzles, race the clock to escape. With 2 unique game rooms, an outdoor game and a spacious lounge we can cater for groups from 2 to 28 people, ages 7+. Perfect for team-building, birthday parties, friends and family...(more)

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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)

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)

KAIKOURA FISHING TOURS - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury

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)

ARION FARM EDUCATION PARK - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch Airport

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)

REAL JOURNEYS - Fiordland, Queenstown and Te Anau

Location: Fiordland - Te Anau

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)

BAY OF ISLANDS WATER TAXI - Paihia, Bay of Islands

Location: Northland - Bay of Islands

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)

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)

CHRISTCHURCH ADVENTURE PARK - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch Central

Home to NZ's longest chairlift carrying sightseers, zipliners and mountain bikes to stunning views, Christchurch Adventure Park invite you on a Zipline tour and their mountain bike trails. The café serves both cabinet and menu food as well as delicious local beers and wines to help you relax on the sunny deck and watch the adventure unfold...(more)

HUKAFALLS JET - Taupo

Location: Taupo - Wairakei

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)

GLACIER SOUTHERN LAKES HELICOPTERS - Queenstown

Location: Otago

Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters offer daily scenic flights over the iconic landscapes of Queenstown, Fiordland and Mt Aspiring National Parks (Middle-Earth) with our experienced local pilots and pristine 6 seater helicopters. Alpine or snow landings are part of all our flights or you can discover the uniqueness of a glacier landing on our Milford Sound experiences...(more)

ANATOKI SALMON FISHING & CAFE - Takaka, Nelson

Location: Nelson

Anatoki Salmon Fishing & Cafe is a unique freshwater fishing activity in Golden Bay just 100km 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. Open 7 days...(more)

UNIQUE WHANGANUI RIVER EXPERIENCE - Whanganui River

Location: Ruapehu - National Park Village

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 Hayden Potaka, with many years experience paddling the Whanganui River...(more)

FLY DC3 NEW ZEALAND - Auckland

Location: Auckland

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)

BAREFOOT SAILING ADVENTURES

Location: Northland - Bay of Islands

Enjoy a magical day exploring the Bay of Islands on a catamaran. Great value 6 hour sailing cruise with all activities and food included. A 2 hour stopover at our chosen island destination to enjoy snorkeling, paddle boarding, native birdlife, scenic walks. Evening cruises available also, Dec-March. Enjoy a 'day in the bay, the kiwi way,' with the Barefoot crew...(more)

STONEHENGE AOTEAROA - Wairarapa

Location: Wellington

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)

GREAT ESCAPE YACHT CHARTERS & SAILING SCHOOL - Bay of Islands

Location: Opua

For experienced sailors, we have a fleet of well-maintained yachts, trailer-boats and power-boats you can hire for Sail yourself sailing holidays. For less experienced sailors we can teach you to sail and handle the boats. Our most popular course is the six-day liveaboard adventure; three days with an instructor then three days cruising by yourselves in our beautiful Bay-of-Islands...(more)

WESTRAY ADVENTURES & QUAD BIKING - Te Anau

Location: Fiordland - Te Anau

Ride over our farmland on horse trekking rides and quad bikes on the trails of Te Anau, New Zealand. Only 5 km 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...(more)

ADVENTURE OUTDOORS - Tongariro

Location: Taupo - Turangi

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)

DART STABLES - Glenorchy, Queenstown

Location: Queenstown

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)

WAIMAK RIVER RIDING CENTRE - Christchurch

Location: Canterbury

Ride a horse along the banks of the Waimakariri River in the dappled light of willow and poplar trees, over large open grassland areas or out onto the wide river bed. Just 15 minutes’ drive from Christchurch city centre and you are in the countryside. Splash through the crystal clear waters of the river. First timers to experienced. Children welcome...(more)

BLUEBRIDGE COOK STRAIT FERRIES - Wellington/Picton NZ

Location: Wellington - Wellington City

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)

COROMANDEL FISHING CHARTERS - Te Kouma

Location: Auckland

Coromandel Fishing Charters specialise in affordable fishing experiences that give you the opportunity to catch snapper and other New Zealand fish species. Our charters depart from Hannaford's Wharf which is located in Te Kouma (only 10 minutes from Coromandel Town). Our modern vessel Joint Venture is comfortable, fast and the ideal fishing platform...(more)

AIR AUCKLAND - Auckland, Whitianga, Pauanui, Great Barrier and More

Location: Auckland Airport

Auckland's Ultimate Sightseeing Adventure. Air Auckland is Auckland's fixed wing scenic flight specialist. If you want to really see Auckland, there is no better way than by scenic flight. Our flights take in Auckland’s most scenic features, and we include amazing scenery that is almost impossible to see other than from the air...(more)

CABLE BAY ADVENTURE PARK - Cable Bay, Nelson

Location: Nelson

Enjoy the adventure of a four-wheel motorbike trip, ride the unique Skywire flying-fox; experience a Tour of Discovery if 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. Fun for all the family...(more)

AIR MILFORD - Queenstown

Location: Fiordland

Air Milford proudly operates a brand new Cessna Caravan aircraft, it is one of the safest aircraft flying today. This aircraft offers leather seating, quiet air-conditioned comfort with great viewing for all passengers. Family owned and operated, with a 100% safety record. Flights to Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound, the Southern Alps and the Glaciers...(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)

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)

THE PACKARD MOTOR MUSEUM - Whangarei

Location: Northland - Whangarei

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)

WANAKA TRIKE TOURS - Wanaka & Queenstown

Location: Otago

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)

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

Location: Fiordland

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)

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)

HORSE TREKKING LAKE OKAREKA - Rotorua

Location: Bay of Plenty

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)

GLASS BOTTOM BOAT - Whitianga, Coromandel

Location: Coromandel

Unique two-hour eco adventure to Cathedral Cove and the surrounding marine reserve. Get close to stunning volcanic rock formations, pinnacles and sea caves. Spot many different species of fish plus crayfish, stingrays, octopus, kinna and more. Watch the marine life through the glass in the comfort of the cabin or take the plunge and experience sensational snorkeling with equipment provided...(more)

HELI GLENORCHY - Queenstown & Glenorchy

Location: Fiordland - Doubtful Sound

Based in Glenorchy, NZ - the real "Middle Earth", a 45min drive from Queenstown, Heli Glenorchy offer spectacular scenic helicopter flights to Milford Sound, Fiordland, and Queenstown region. For an even more exclusive skiing experience, why not try a day of heli-skiing in untouched alpine terrain. Heli Glenorchy offers boutique heli-skiing in the spectacular mountains surrounding Queenstown, Wanaka and Glenorchy...(more)

CLASSIC MOTORCYCLE MECCA - Invercargill

Location: Southland - Invercargill

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)

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)

EZYFISHING CHARTERS - Bay of Plenty

Location: Lake Rotorua

A Kiwi Bay of Plenty Fishing, mussel farm fishing, and Hunting business that lets you choose saltwater or freshwater fishing or local hunting. Novice or experienced. Lindsay will teach and share his childhood passion in and around Whakatane, White Island, Whale or Raurimu Islands as well as Rotorua and Taupo Lakes. Trout, Snapper, Kingfish, all gear supplied...(more)

BUTTERFLY CREEK - Auckland Airport

Location: Auckland

Enjoy a blend of animal exhibits and interactive attractions. Walk amongst over 800 butterflies when you immerse yourself in our tropical butterfly house. Our latest attraction, Kiwi Forest, with kiwis, otters, eels. Travel back to when dinosaurs ruled. Visit Dinosaur Kingdom with 60+ dinosaurs, some life-sized, roaring and moving, you’ll be amazed! Amazing kids birthday parties, functions and catering...(more)

BIKE IT NOW! - Central Otago

Location: Queenstown

Bike It Now! offers a great range of tour packages that will get you out there and cycling the trails in Central Otago and beyond. Otago Central Rail Trail, Roxburgh Gorge and Clutha Gold, Alps2Ocean, Queenstown Trail and Wanaka Trails...(more)

FIORDLAND OUTDOORS CO. - Te Anau, Fiordland

Location: Fiordland - Doubtful Sound

Fiordland Outdoors Company offers you authentic tailor-made adventures in Fiordland National Park. Milford Track/Kepler Track/Jet Boat Fishing/Fly Fishing/Private Fiordland Journeys..(more)

AGRODOME - Rotorua

Location: Bay of Plenty

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)

SEA LIFE KELLY TARLTON'S AQUARIUM - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland City

The all-new Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium features over 30 exhibits with more than 80 different marine species. With eight new themed zones, Kelly Tarlton's SEA LIFE Aquarium boasts unique new attractions including New Zealand's first-ever live jellyfish display, the only display in the world of Spiny Sea Dragons and the world's largest species of stingray...(more)

NATIONAL ARMY MUSEUM WAIOURU - North Island

Location: Ruapehu - Waiouru

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)

RIVER VALLEY RAFTING - Taihape, Rangitikei, Central North Island

Location: Manawatu

River Valley have been rafting the Rangitikei River since 1982. Whether you're looking for a short action-packed trip or something more relaxing and discovery focused, River Valley Rafting can provide an unforgettable experience. Our grade 5, white-water rafting trip is often recognised as one of the best half day-trips in the world! Alternatively try a scenic or multi-day trip...(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)

FRANZ JOSEF WILDERNESS TOURS - Franz Josef

Location: West Coast - Okarito and Whataroa

A first-hand exploration of a glacier by chopper and foot is an experience you will never forget. Mountain bikes, stand up paddleboards and kayaks all available for hire to explore the waterways of Lake Mapourika! Franz Josef Wilderness Tours is teamed with an awesome crew from a range of backgrounds who have a wealth of knowledge and experience...(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)

MEGA AIR TRAMPOLINE ARENA - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch South

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)

POLYNESIAN SPA - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua - Rotorua City

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)

ADVENTURE TRAILRIDES - Christchurch

Location: South Island

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)

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)

WILD TROUT ADVENTURES - Hawke's Bay

Location: Hawkes Bay - Tuai and Lake Whakamarino

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)

CHRISTCHURCH ATTRACTIONS - Gondola

Location: Christchurch East

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)

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)

HANMER SPRINGS ATTRACTIONS - Hanmer Springs

Location: Canterbury

Hanmer Springs Attractions is a one-stop adventure shop, situated on the main road into Hanmer Springs overlooking the river and ferry bridge. In fact something for everybody: Bungy jumping, Jetboating, River rafting, Quad biking, Canoes, Kids quads, Paintball, Claybird shooting - All combined with a cafe offering light refreshments and a souvenir gift shop overlooking river...(more)

XPLOR TOURS - Wellington NZ

Location: Wellington - Kapiti Coast

Xplor Tours invite to to explore Wellington, Wairarapa or Kapiti Coast enjoying all the beauty and places of interest. Owner/guide Richard has lived in Wellington all his life, and enjoys nothing more than meeting and interacting with new people while sharing all the history and background for what you will be seeing on the day...(more)

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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)

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)

KIWI NORTH - Whangarei

Location: Northland - Whangarei

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)

KAIKOURA LLAMA TREKKING - Kaikoura

Location: Canterbury - Kaikoura

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)

TOP TRAIL CYCLE TOURS - Northland

Location: Northland - Bay of Islands

Self guided riding for families, a group of friends or single traveller, we can support all your needs. Explore the Twin Coast Cycle trail from Opua in the Bay of Islands to Horeke in the Hokianga. Quality bike hire, newly upgraded fleet, shuttle transport with hire bikes or BYO bikes. Shuttles to and from either end of the trail...(more)

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AKAROA FOX II SAILING AND WILDLIFE TOURS - Akaroa

Location: Christchurch - Akaroa and Banks Peninsula

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)

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)

A-MAZE-N-GOLF - Hanmer Springs

Location: Canterbury - Hanmer Springs

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)

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)

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)

CORNERSTONE ALPACA STUD - Gordonton

Location: Waikato

Conveniently situated in Gordonton Village, Cornerstone Alpacas is just an hour from Auckland and 8 minutes to the north of Hamilton. Book a farm visit and meet and feed our friendly alpacas. Combine with a day trip to enjoy our local Gordonton Village. Visit Woodlands Historic Homestead & Gardens, Zealong Tea Estate (just 5 mins from our farm) and Hobbiton...(more)

TEKAPO SPRINGS - Lake Tekapo

Location: Canterbury

Relax in our three hot pools or chill out in our cooler pools in our aqua play area. Enjoy a facial or massage at the day spa then refuel at our Altitude 720 café & bar. Try ice skating or snow tubing over winter! Experience Tekapo Springs. Just the perfect mix of relaxation and recreation in beautiful Lake Tekapo!..(more)

BOOM SAILING - WHITIANGA

Location: Coromandel - Whitianga

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)

CATHEDRAL COVE SCENIC TOURS - Whitianga

Location: Coromandel - Whitianga

Scenic boat tours from Whitianga on the Coromandel. Cruise past the towering Shakespeare's cliffs and into Cooks blowhole, visit Cathedral Cove and the Marine Reserve. Five-star TripAdvisor rating excellence awards for last 6yr. Now a Hall of Fame recipient in TripAdvisor. Explore the spectacular volcanic coastline, amazing sea-caves including the impressive Orua Cave. Swim or snorkel within the Marine Reserve...(more)

ODYSSEY SENSORY MAZE - Queenstown

Location: Otago

Consisting of 13 different sensory rooms to be explored, Odyssey is an a-maze-ing Queenstown adventure. Unlike a typical maze where the goal is simply to find your way out Odyssey offers much more. You'll experience darker challenging spaces, quirky obstacles, illusions, sound and lighting effects, scents and strange sensations that provide you with a unique experience that you'll never forget!..(more)

BAY EXPLORER DOLPHIN, WILDLIFE & ISLAND CRUISES - Tauranga

Location: Bay of Plenty - Mt Maunganui

Award winning #1 boatcruises in Tauranga and Mount Maunganui. Full-Day Island & Wildlife Cruise or Half-Day Dolphin & Wildlife Cruise. A genuine kiwi nature experience. Watch wild dolphins swimming up close. Orca killer whales, sharks, seasonal whale watching, penguins, seals, sunfish, school fish & seabirds. Join us on our large spacious boat for a shared lifetime experience. Bring the camera...(more)

FUN FARM STAY - Drury, South Auckland

Location: Auckland - Karaka

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)

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)

ODYSSEY SENSORY MAZE - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland City

Odyssey Sensory Maze is great family fun and entertainment for all ages. Definitely a must see for all tourists. The incredible journey through Odyssey takes on average of around 20-30 minutes. Odyssey Sensory Maze - an a-maze-ing journey that will invigorate your senses, challenge your mind as you experience unique illusions, sound effects, scents, quirky obstacles and strange sensations!..(more)

SKYLINE LUGE - Rotorua

Location: Rotorua

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)

MOVE X - Christchurch

Location: Christchurch East

MoveX 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)

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)

SPACE PLACE AT CARTER OBSERVATORY - Wellington

Location: Wellington - Wellington City

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)

STARDOME OBSERVATORY & PLANETARIUM - Auckland

Location: Auckland

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)

SAPPHIRE SPRINGS HOLIDAY PARK & THERMAL POOLS - Katikati

Location: Bay of Plenty - Katikati

Sapphire Springs Holiday Park is set in 32 hectares of native bush with picturesque, sparkling stream. Choice of motel units, bungalow, lodge, cabins, powered-campsites and a large grassy field ideal for freedom-style camping. Featuring warm thermal pools, hot tubs, private spas, playground, BBQ's, bush walks and a rocky stream to explore. Come stay for a relaxing holiday!..(more)

GRAND CRU FISHING CHARTERS - Opua, Bay of Islands, Northland

Location: Northland - Tutukaka Coast

Come fishing in the beautiful Bay of Islands for one day or longer with the team from Grand Cru Fishing Charters. Whether you wish to Fish all Day or do a Combo Fishing Charter/Sightseeing Cruise; or maybe a full day of sightseeing exploring the beautiful Bay of Islands, Let us know how we can provide the trip of your dreams...(more)

GOLDEN BAY AIR - Takaka

Location: Marlborough

Golden Bay Air operate from a hidden corner of New Zealand, rich in history, the arts and natural beauty. Operating year-round scheduled flights between Wellington, Karamea, Nelson and Takaka in Golden Bay. Flights between Karamea and Takaka with connecting ground transport to the Heaphy Track and Abel Tasman National Park, & spectacular scenic and charter flights from Takaka Airport...(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)

WILD COAST RUAPUKE HORSE ADVENTURES - Ruapuke, Waikato

Location: Waikato - Raglan

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)

KIDZ GO - New Zealand

Location: Nelson

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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BACK COUNTRY SADDLE EXPEDITIONS - Otago

Location: Roxburgh

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)

WILKIN RIVER JETS & BACKCOUNTRY HELICOPTERS - 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)

SNOWPLANET - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Albany

Open at Level 1! SNOWPLANET - enjoy the thrill of snow-sports and the atmosphere of a snow village only 30 minutes north of Auckland's CBD. 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)

KIWI TUK TUK - Auckland

Location: Auckland - Auckland City

Kiwi Tuk Tuk cater to small groups of no more than six people in our super duper green-energy Tuk Tuks which are without a doubt the coolest mode of transport in town. We provide the ultimate tourist experience offering a bespoke guided tour within our beautiful 'City of Sails'...(more)

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CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN - Lower Waitakere, Auckland

Location: Auckland West

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)

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)

VECTOR WERO WHITEWATER PARK - Manukau

Location: Auckland - Manukau City

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)

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)