New Zealand Experiences

Go beyond travel to immerse yourself in the beauty, culture and spirit of the South Pacific. Our Journese experts have handselected the finest activities available, so you can make the most of your journey. To ensure access to your desired activities, please book in advance through your travel advisor.

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NORTH ISLAND

Discover Auckland 


Dolphin and Whale Safari
Cruise beyond the islands of Rangitoto and Waiheke to the deep blue waters of Hauraki Gulf. Watch for wild whales and dolphins as you learn captivating history and culture. Nearly a third of the world's marine mammal species have been found in this nature haven. 5 hours.


Maori Cultural Excursion
This interactive full-day heritage tour imparts an inspiring appreciation of Auckland and its people. An indigenous guide covers the captivating highlights of the region and shares the Maori people's intriguing stories, culture and language. Full day; lunch and transfers included.

Sailing Experience
Hop aboard for a hands-on sailing adventure. Begin your voyage in Viaduct Harbour, taking part as a crew member on an official America's Cup yacht. Take the helm, hit the grinders or simply sit back and enjoy the ride to beautiful Waitemata Harbour. 2 hours.


Rotorua Experience

Mount Tarawera Volcano Landing
Ignite your senses with a helicopter flight over the magnificent craters and domes of Mt. Tarawera and Mokoia Island. Walk among rare New Zealand birds and experience historical landmarks, such as the relaxing hot springs of Hinemoa's Pool. 40 minutes.


Wellington Exploration

Martinborough Wine Excursion
Taste leading wines at award-winning wineries, such as Murdoch James, Te Kairanga, Palliser and Martinborough with this full-day experience. Visit with winemakers, enjoy a personal excursion of the facilities and feast on a delightful lunch in a vineyard. 8 hours; morning tea, lunch and transfers included.

Middle Earth Tour
Explore the magnificent key film locations of The Lord of the Rings, including the Shire, Gardens of Isengard, River Anduin and Helm's Deep in this full-day adventure. View the houses where the film stars stayed, plus enjoy city views from Mt. Victoria. 8 hours; lunch and transfers included.
 

 


SOUTH ISLAND

Christchurch Exploration


Arthur Pass National Park & TranzAlpine
This full-day journey allows you to experience alpine and high country landscapes from Christchurch to Arthur's Pass by train, vehicle and guided walks. Explore rainforests, ferns, beech trees and other spectacular nature treasures. 10 hours; includes morning picnic, cafe lunch, afternoon tea and transfers.

Lord of the Rings Edoras Excursion
Journey to remote lands with this full-day adventure. Visit Mount Potts, home to Mount Sunday ... known in The Lord of the Rings as capitol of the Rohan people. See firsthand the clear lake, glistening rivers and spectacular landscapes of the trilogy. 9 hours; picnic lunch and transfers included.

Fox Glacier Experience

Twin Glacier Helicopter Adventure
Experience an exhilarating 30-minute ride over two of New Zealand's most famed glaciers. Land at the head of Franz Josef Glacier or Fox Glacier for surreal views of nature's snowy wonderland, including carved valleys and the icy mountainside towering above you. Includes landing fees and permits.

Queenstown Discovery

Dart River Safari
Let a jet boat take you on a journey through the Dart's ever-changing braided rivers. Enjoy a guided stroll through Heritage Trail, then continue with a four-wheel drive along back roads, viewing breathtaking landscapes seen in The Lord of the Rings and other films. 6 hours; transfers from select hotels.

Discover Milford Sound
Breathe in the fresh air of Milford Sound, Eglinton Valley and the Southern Alps as you revel in glacier-carved cliffs, lush valleys and steep waterfalls with a full-day cruise. Enjoy a delicious lunch, as you view Mitre Peak and Fiordland National Park. 12.5 hours; lunch included.


Please ask us for details when booking. Weddings are non-binding. Age and weight restrictions may apply; times may vary and may include transportation time. Certain activities might not be suitable for all ages or health conditions. Activities may be available only on certain days of the week. To ensure access to the most in-demand experiences, please book in advance. Subject to availability and change; certain restrictions may apply.