Excursions North Island
SkyWalk – Auckland
The Skytower is the tallest building in New Zealand, at no less than 328 meters high. This entrance ticket gives you access to 3 viewing platforms with the highest at a height of 220 meters. Admire the city and its surroundings with 360 degree views. Do you like to have a bite to eat at such a height? That is also possible, there are 3 dining options in the tower.
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Cape Reinga & 90 mile beach – Bay of Islands
This excursion starts in Paihia and lasts a full day, you will visit the following four sights. You will first go to Cape Reinga, the northernmost point of New Zealand. Then 90 mile beach is visited, here you can drive on the beach with your car. In Te Paki Sand Dunes you can go sandboarding and you will also visit the Kauri forest, this is an ancient beautiful forest. This tour combines four amazing destinations in one day.
White island volcano helicopter tour – Bay of Plenty
This helicopter tour brings you close to one of the most active volcanoes in New Zealand, the Whakaari / White Island volcano. This volcano is located on an island near the Bay of Plenty. During this flight you will learn a lot from the local guide in addition to having beautiful photo opportunities.
Day trip to Cape Kidnappers – Hawke’s Bay
Cape Kidnappers is the ideal place for bird watching as it is home to the largest and most accessible Gannet colony in the world. The road to get there is also beautiful, it goes along a rugged coastline. During this tour a local guide will tell you about the Maori legends in this area as well as give information about what you see on the tour.
Wai-O-Tapu – Rotorua
You can see (and smell) geothermal activities all around Rotorua. Wai-O-Tapu, however, is the best place to see and learn about this in all its glory. Wai-O-Tapu is a thermal wonderland with geysers, a mud pool and a large geothermal park. This is considered New Zealand’s most colorful and versatile geothermal attraction.
Maori rock carving sailing trip – Taupo
Take a sailing trip to the impressive Maori rock carvings, which can only be seen by water or from the air. These rock carvings were created in 1967 by a master sculptor and they are now a popular landmark. On the way there you can enjoy cruising on Lake Taupo and the beautiful views that come with it. If you do an evening tour you can enjoy a beer or wine on board.
Hot Water beach & Cathedral cove – The Coromandel
Don’t have your own transport or would you rather go on an organised tour? This excursion takes you along all the highlights of the Coromandel. You will visit Hot Water Beach where you can dig your own hot water bath, the guides will ensure that you have a good place and they will also bring shovels. You will also visit the famous Cathedral Cove for a beautiful view.
Zealandia evening tour – Wellington
Look for the kiwi bird and other rare native animals during this evening tour in Zealandia. Learn about the history of New Zealand’s wildlife, current native animals and Zealandia’s efforts to conserve these species.
Excursions South Island
Abel Tasman Cruise
Do you enjoy a beautiful view while relaxing on a boat? Then this tour is for you! This tour takes you past beautiful areas and sights such as the Split Apple Rock and Anchorage beach. It is also possible to swim and visit the caves in Anchorage. Lunch is included.
Swim with dolphins – Akaroa (Christchurch)
Akaroa is an hour and a half drive from Christchurch. Here you can swim with the rare, beautiful, wild Hector dolphins in a protected harbour. The expert guides will tell you all about how to swim carefully and safely around them. If you prefer not to go swimming, you can also enjoy the dolphins from the boat.
Dunedin & Otago peninsula highlights – Dunedin
This excursion takes you to all the highlights of Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula. You will, for example, visit the botanical garden and Baldwin street, spot wildlife on the Otago Peninsula and visit the Albatros center. You will also take a one-hour nature cruise where you can learn more about the marine animals and the landscape.
Wine tasting – Marlborough
Marlborough is one of the most famous wine regions in New Zealand, where no less than 84% of the Sauvignon Blanc grapes of New Zealand come from. You can also enjoy Pinot Noirs, Rieslings and Chardonnays in this area. This tour takes you past several vineyards so that you can taste all the famous wines, but also lesser known wines from the area. You also have the chance to buy olives, fudge and other tasty foods.
Bungee jump – Queenstown
The AJ Hackett bungee jump is located at the top of the skyline gondola, where you have an amazing view over Queenstown. Jump off a platform 400 meters high. Take a run, dive or jump, it’s all possible. You can decide in advance whether you want photos or film material and afterwards you will receive a well-deserved Bungee jump shirt.
Helicopter flight with landing – Franz Josef Glacier
Franz Josef is one of the two most easily accessible glaciers in New Zealand and this tour gives you the ultimate experience! First you will be taken to the top of the glacier by helicopter, after which you will get enough time to look around and fully let the experience sink in. At the top you are able to see some of the highest peaks of New Zealand.