Zealand is a unique experience. A country of remarkable contrasts and
awesome beauty, from pristine lakes, ancient glaciers, sub-tropical
forests and magnificent fiords to sandy beaches, hot thermal springs
and rolling farm lands.
We are proud to
share the endless possibilities New Zealand has to offer. Whether trekking
through lush native forests, swimming with dolphins, jet boating, fishing
or playing a round of golf, you will be touched by the experience that
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Take the extreme 'leap of faith' - go bungy jumping with New Zealand's
original bungy operator (several jumps to choose from). Adventure with
a capital 'A' in the adventure capital of the world.
Action and adventure with a hint of mystery as you venture underground
with a guide and a rubber tube, to float through and navigate the spectacular
Tours are recommended for all age groups and provide a spectacular display
Experience the real New Zealand the way you were meant to! With a Britz
car, 4WD, motorhome or campervan you will have the freedom to explore
the endless beauty of the New Zealand landscape. New Zealand is one
of the finest fly-drive destinations in the world and it is yours roam
throughout in your choice of quality Britz vehicles.
Rent A Car
Budget Rent a Car has New Zealand's widest network of locations and
most diverse fleet. A great driving experience awaits.
The name says it all - discover dolphins! Get up close and personal
with these delightful, friendly, intelligent sea mammals. Dolphin Discoveries
was the first company in the North Island to obtain a permit to watch
and swim with the dolphins. The experience is evident when you venture
out for an unforgettable day trip to either to view the dolphins, or
the famous "Hole in the Rock' in the Bay of Islands.
Fiordland Travel offers a variety of scenic excursions throughout the
World Heritage Fiordland National Park (Milford Track, Milford and Doubtful
Sounds, Te Anau Glowworm Caves) and from Queenstown (steamship TSS Earnslaw,
Walter Peak High Country Farm).
Northland's leading tour operator, Fullers, have 115 years of experience
in cruising New Zealand's waterways. Their modern fleet and friendly
staff are waiting to introduce you to the scenic wonders, history, culture
and legends of Northland.
Southern Lakes Helicopters
Flying by helicopter is exhilarating - add magnificent mountain peaks,
glaciers and crystal, clear lakes and you have something very special.
Your choice of scenic flights from 20 to 90 minutes in this alpine wonderland.
Offering sightseeing and touring throughout New Zealand, Great Sights
has daily departures aimed to accommodate the needs of the independent
traveler - freedom and flexibility combined with the value and security
of pre-booked arrangements.
The Hollyford Track, in The World Heritage Hollyford Valley, is recognised
as 'the greatest mountains to sea guided walk in the world'. Experience
spectacular geology, intriguing ecology and a fascinating history of
Huka Jet is the North Island's premier jet boat experience offering
adrenalin and scenery at its best to the world-renowned Huka Falls,
the gem on the crown of New Zealand's mightiest river.
See real live Penguins, explore the Antarctic landscape in a Snow Cat,
take a journey beneath the ocean and come face to face with ferocious
sharks. All that and more at New Zealand's leading visitor attraction.
of New Zealand
Sightseeing and tours of the North and South islands in luxurious comfort
as well as airport, ship and restaurant transfers.
For those who love independent but secure travel, and wish to travel
further than the usual tourist attractions, a superbly equipped Maui
Motorhome could be for you. The whole country is yours to explore and
adore in your home on the road.
Sound Fly and Cruise
Milford Sound has been called the 'Eighth Wonder of the World!', from
above, will you can really appreciate the dramatic scenery and grandeur
of this unique part of New Zealand. Flights operate from Queenstown
to Milford return, with time for a cruise on this famous waterway.
Sound Red Boats
A unique way to explore this picture-postcard part of New Zealand's
South Island. Deep blue waters, cascading waterfalls, sheer cliffs,
dense rainforest, towering mountains and fascinating wildlife are all
waiting for you.
The world-famous Milford Track is an adventure for walkers of most ages
and fitness levels (Minimum age 10 years). There is a nature guide for
every 12 walkers and the group size is limited to 24 per departure.
Total time spent on the Milford Track - 5 hours (3 hours walking).
Moa Trek New Zealand have decidedly different tour experiences - very
personalised with plenty of opportunity to meet local people and visit
places one would not normally find on one's own. Their small numbers
make these very personal tours something special - it you are into "soft
adventure activities" including walking, bird watching, even kayaking
or black water rafting - Garden visits, homesteads, wineries, museums
- these tour are an absolute must. The tours are designed for the young
at heart (40's and above)
Fly above the majestic backbone of New Zealand to discover snow fed
rivers, yawning ravines, soaring peaks and towering rock faces, carved
over thousands of years by mighty glaciers. A snow landing amongst the
remarkable peaks is a truly unforgettable experience.
Sail in the City of Sails! The Pride of Auckland has a fleet of large
purpose-built sailboats on the sheltered waters of the sparkling Auckland
Harbour. Pride offers value for money with quality sailing and dining
experiences. And, occasionally, visitors are privileged to sail with
killer whales, penguins and dolphins in the harbour.
Queenstown Rafting is recognised as a leader in the field of river safety
and proactive risk management and offers excitement and adrenalin plus
on the Shotover River and Kawarau Rivers.
New Zealand Tours
Rest New Zealand Tours specialises in niche tourist markets and can
arrange special interest tours on a wide range of topics - farming,
horticulture, viticulture, parks and gardens, wine and gourmet, wildlife
and history, ornithology, sports and action, arts and culture to name
An award-winning walk summed up by Sir Edmund Hillary - The Routeburn
and Greenstone are two of the most superb walking areas in the world.
Dense rainforest with excellent tracks, sparkling lakes, mighty peaks
and remote passes supply a sense of challenge without too great a feeling
of danger. Well-equipped and comfortable lodges guarantee a good night's
rest and experience guides ensure a safe journey. These walks are an
experience that anyone will always remember."
Auckland's world-famous landmark - the tallest tower in Southern Hemisphere
(taller than the Eiffel Tower) which offers fine dining and superb views.
A great place to start your holiday in the City of Sails.
New Zealand's National Museum which also offers an action packed military
event featuring a number of exciting activities and demonstrations such
as aerobatics displays, flyovers and abseiling.
Exhilarating flight-seeing experiences. Modern jet helicopters is based
at Auckland (scenic flights, lunch excursions and heli-fishing), Mount
Cook snow landings and stunning alpine vistas), Franz Josef and Fox
Glaciers (heli-hikes and snow landings) and Queenstown (Milford Sound
of thrill-seeking combinations).
Tranz Rail offers complete rail and ferry services throughout both islands
of New Zealand.
Relive the elegance of turn-of-the-century travel with a cruise aboard
the vintage steamship TSS Earnslaw. Affectionately known as the "Lady
of the Lake," the TSS Earnslaw has a special place in the hearts
of the people of Queenstown. Watch the stokers fuelling the fireboxes
and hear the sound of the steam engines working as the Lady takes you
on a cruise of beautiful Lake Wakatipu.
A complete Jet Boat Experience. Shoot the rapids of the Kawarau Falls
Dam, then blaze ahead from a tail of white spray over the crystal clear
waters of the Kawarau River and through the shallows of the mighty Shotover
River. Often in only inches of water, the purpose-built boat takes you
through braided channels, overhanging trees and alongside sheer rock
Glow Worm Caves
This is a safe, memorable and fun adventure for all ages. A walk through
magnificent limestone caves followed by a boat-cruise under a sky of
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