Auckland | Private Auckland City & West Coast Luxury Excursion
Your private guided experience begins in Auckland Domain. Discover the Auckland Museum, Parnell suburbs and Tamaki Drive. Then, explore the gold sands of Mission Bay and the famous Hauraki Gulf and Rangitoto Island. Drive over the Auckland Bridge to the picturesque North Shore before arriving at the Arataki Visitor Center and Waitakere Ranges. Conclude with the West Coast's spectacular ocean vistas, soaring cliffs and unique black-sand beaches.
Auckland | America's Cup Sailing Experience
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.
Auckland | Auckland Afternoon: Flavors of the City
Meander the downtown city area visiting local eateries and artisan producers. Savor delicious tastings of cheeses, ice cream, gourmet food and craft chocolate. Enjoy the afternoon in the older part of the city center with its theaters, parks, Auckland Art Gallery and spectacular water front.
Auckland | Auckland City & West Coast Luxury Excursion
Delight in dramatic views from the top of several volcanoes, explore untamed coastlines, black and gold sand beaches and the Kauri trees in the subtropical rainforest.
Auckland | Auckland Maori Experience
An interactive cultural experience, discover the unique heritage and regional highlights with an indigenous Maori guide and picnic lunch.
Auckland | Auckland West Coast Luxury Experience
Be amazed by Auckland's West Coast, from its subtropical rainforest and soaring cliffs to roaring surf and stunning black sand beaches. Explore Waitakere Ranges and visit the Aurataki Visitor Center.
Auckland | Bay of Islands with Waitangi Treaty Grounds
Travel through subtropical bush and native forests on your way to the seaside town of Paihia, then visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds for an interactive story of two tribes becoming one.
Auckland | Bridge Climb
For a thrilling adventure, don a state-of-the-art climbing suit, then embark on stylish pathways and walkways as you ascend 200 feet on the Auckland Harbour Bridge.
Auckland | City Highlights & Sky Tower
See the best of the city from beautiful beaches and panoramic volcano views to the Auckland Harbour Bridge, Westhaven Marina and the Auckland Domain. Then, enjoy entry to the Sky Tower for incredible city and water vistas.
Auckland | City Revealed
Set between two sparkling harbors, begin on Queen Street then head over the bridge for a stroll on Narrow Neck Beach, travel to the summit of Mt. Victoria for panoramic city views and visit the Auckland Fish Market.
Auckland | Coromandel Excursion
Following a guided drive to Thames, board a mountain railway for a scenic ride along the western coast, with stops in the rainforest and Hot Water Beach for lunch.
Auckland | Glowworm Caves & Hobbiton
Movie fans are treated to amazing film locations of Middle-earth, touring Hobbit holes, the Mill and the Green Dragon Inn. Afterward, enjoy a guided tour through stalactites, stalagmites and limestone with a boat ride finale through the glowworm Grotto.
Auckland | Harbour Dinner Cruise
Take in the Waitemata Harbour as you sail into the sunset, watching waterfront landmarks light up, then savor a three-course dinner on this story-filled cruise.
Auckland | Hobbiton Express Excursion
Journey through Middle-earth to the Hobbiton movie set from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, featuring the largest green set in the world, then enjoy lunch at the Shire's Rest Cafe.
Auckland | Hobbiton Express to Rotorua
Journey to the rich farmland of the Waikato region which created Middle-earth, explore The Shire with a movie set tour, Hobbit holes, the double arch bridge, Bilbo's House, Bag End and the Green Dragon Inn. Your final destination will be your Rotorua hotel.
Auckland | Nature & Kiwi Day & Night Excursion
Nature becomes more alive at night. This experience begins with a picnic dinner overlooking the beach, ocean and setting sun. After sunset, the bush environment changes, you'll be guided through the native forest in search of the elusive Brown Kiwi as well as Morepork Owls, insect life, marine line and many bird species.
Auckland | Nature Day with Tawharanui
Discover native New Zealand wildlife on a guided trail walk, enjoy beautiful gulf and island views, stroll pristine white sandy beaches and swim in the crystal clear waters of Tawharanui Regional Park. Marvel at the towering Kauri trees and discover picturesque Matakana Village for a savory picnic lunch.
Auckland | Tastebud Experience
Head to the suburbs where the talented producers and artisans display their passion for produce and the perfect tasting plate. Go behind the scenes to watch these locals prepare their specialties and sample their traditional flavors unique to the region. You'll visit coffee roasters, ice cream producers and farmers markets, learning of their history and being introduced to their culture.
Auckland | Travel to Rotorua via Waitomo & Hobbiton
After learning about the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, enjoy a boat ride through the Glowworm Grotto, then explore the filming destinations of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit arriving in Rotorua.
Auckland | Waitomo Glowworm Caves & Rotorua Sights
Discover the world-famous limestone formations and Glowworm Grotto, then stop at the Agrodome with its organic farm, sheep shearing and live sheep dog trail. Conclude your day at Te Puia for a Maori cultural show, woodcarving and weaving schools and tour of Te Whakarewarewa Thermal Valley.
Auckland | Waitomo Glowworm Caves to Rotorua
En route to your Rotorua hotel, spend some time exploring the stalactites and stalagmites of Waitomo, then enjoy a silent boat ride in a subterranean cavern lit up with thousands of tiny glowworms.
Auckland | Wilderness Experience
Explore the rugged West Coast, traveling to the Arataki Centre atop the Waitakere Ranges, absorbing local history, visiting a lush rainforest with giant tree ferns and stroll along black sand beaches.
Bay of Islands | Cape Reinga 4WD Excursion
Rich in culture and legend, this inspiring journey highlights a visit to Puketi Forest, 90-Mile Beach, sand surfing and exploring Cape Reinga Lighthouse and Awanui Ancient Kauri Kingdom.
Bay of Islands | Discover the Bay
Cruise amid 144 stunning islands, traveling through the Hole in the Rock, spotting dolphins, whales and other sea life, with sights of Grand Cathedral Cave and Cape Brett.
Bay of Islands | Dolphin Nature Cruise
Board a comfortable high-speed catamaran designed for dolphin watching to encounter these intelligent and playful mammals in their natural environment.
Coromandel | Nature & Coast Walk
Experience the peninsula's heritage and beauty including Puketui Forest, the glow worms of an old gold cave, regional flora, fauna and geology, plus enjoy a savory lunch.
Napier | Ancient Village Traverse Excursion
Be greeted with a traditional powhiri (welcome) and ceremonial site blessing, then be guided uphill learning of the Pou (carved totems) and 600 year old artifacts of their Tipuna (ancestors). View untouched houses, explore the site of the last battle and discover the story of the maiden Pania, a much loved icon of Napier. Conclude at the Tukaekuri River to learn of traditional fish and eel harvesting methods.
Napier | Art Deco Guided Walk
Leveled by an earthquake in 1931, learn about Napier's rebuilding including Art Deco, Spanish Mission and Stripped Classical styles, followed by an optional video.
Napier | The Odyssey Experience
For the true wine connoisseur, explore the Church Road Winery and Mission Estate for tastings, then savor a delicious lunch before exploring additional wineries with tastings and gourmet platters.
Napier | Twilight Odyssey Experience
Awaken your senses with a twilight journey through scenic vineyards, enjoying wine tasting, three-course progressive dinner and grand finale at the country's oldest winery, the Mission.
Napier | Wildlife Estuary Experience
Journey through the wildlife protected Ahuriri Estuary, a biologically diverse gem in Napier. Be welcomed with a traditional Maori greeting, followed by storytelling and cultural history as you spot indigenous birds, fish and crabs. Enjoy the opportunity to participate in pulling in your catch-of-the-day with a fish net and gather local herbs and produce for your meal. Conclude with a feast of Maori seafood and authentic cuisine.
Napier | Wine & Gourmet Odysseys
Explore Hawke's Bay wine country, with a behind-the-scenes look at a local winery, learning food and wine pairings while sampling varietals.
Rotorua | Beauty by Night
This memorable evening combines the Mitai Maori cultural experience with the Rainbow Springs Nature Park. Begin with the traditional hangi (earth oven) demonstration, Maori warriors paddling an ancient war canoe and a rich and powerful performance, followed by a hangi feast. Then, explore the glow worm caves, sacred fresh water "Fairy Spring" and guided walk to Rainbow Springs in search of the kiwi bird and wildlife.
Rotorua | Diamond Pass: Self-Drive
Visit Rotorua's top attractions at your leisure with admission to the Agrodome Sheep Show, Te Puia, Skyline Rotorua Gondola, Polynesian Spa and choice of Rainbow Springs or Paradise Valley Springs.
Rotorua | Discover Rotorua Experience
Begin your day at Te Puia with its thermal wonderland of impressive geysers and rich Maori cultures, visit Rainbow Springs Nature Park's colorful flora and fauna and resident Kiwi birds, then see the agricultural industry in action at the Agrodome.
Rotorua | Eco-Thermal Experience
Together with a naturalist guide, journey through a geothermal wonderland with sights of volcanoes, geysers, mud pools and hot springs on this unique tour.
Price: $149/HD | $289/FD
Rotorua | Eruption Trail Adventure & Volcanic Landing via Helicopter
With stunning panoramic views, learn the culture and geology of the spectacular craters and domes as you fly and land on this scenic eruption site.
Rotorua | Executive Grand Experience
Discover everything Rotorua with this transfer pass between Agrodome Sheep Show, Te Puia, Rainbow Springs, Skyline Gondola and Polynesian Spa.
Rotorua | Gondola Ride & Buffet Dinner
With spectacular vistas over Rotorua, enjoy a gondola ride to the peak of Mt. Ngongotaha for a summit buffet dinner with Mt. Tarawera and Lake Rotroua views.
Rotorua | Hobbiton Movie Set & Farms Experience
A must do for Lord of the Rings fans, visit the actual Hobbiton village, sheep farm and other structures created for the film trilogy before a special drink at Green Dragon Inn.
Rotorua | Kaituna Whitewater Raft: Grade 5
An exhilarating adventure awaits as you raft through 14 awesome rapids including waterfalls up to 22 feet tall! Pass through steep, bush clad canyons admiring the native forest, be splashed by the cool river water and delight in a touch of Maori culture.
Rotorua | Mount Tarawera Volcanic Crater Experience
Last erupted in June of 1886, Mount Tarawera created the world's youngest geothermal valley of Waimangu and destroyed the legendary Pink and White Terraces. You'll hike through unique landscapes, enjoy a 4x4 ride through native bush, and marvel at breathtaking panoramic views from the craters edge.
Rotorua | Steam Box Lunch & Cultural Performance
Enjoy participating in interactive displays, visit the carving and weaving schools and learn about the Maori culture. Then, place your chosen lunch on a Nga Wha (steam vent) in the geothermal park and famous Pohutu Geyser. After savoring your steam box lunch, explore the mud pools and hot springs and delight in a 45-minute song and dance performance inside the sacred meeting house.
Rotorua | Tamaki Maori Village Hangi Concert
Immerse in Maori culture at the Tamaki Maori Village, where you will experience customary song and dance performances with a traditional hangi feast.
Rotorua | Te Po - Evening Experience
Discover the unique Maori culture through storytelling, song, dance, interactive galleries, carving and weaving schools, plus a traditional hangi feast.
Rotorua | Transfer to Auckland via Waitomo
Relax on your way to Waitomo via the Fitzgerald Glade's natural greenery, then explore the limestone formations and glowworm caves before your final arrival at your Auckland hotel.
Rotorua | Ultimate Canopy Adventure
Enjoy this thrilling adventure high above the untraversed native forest. Soar above picturesque scenery and have the opportunity to hand-feed native birds, learn of the native bird song and lush flora and fauna.
Rotorua | Volcanos & Rainforest Excursion
Stroll trails beneath Whirinaki Forest and its ancient trees, then experience hot crater lakes, steaming cliffs and hot springs before a scenic lake boat cruise.
Taupo | Huka Falls Jet Boat Ride
A thrilling adventure along native bush, sheer rock and natural hot springs, perform 360 degree spins and incredible speeds before reaching Huka Falls for a unique vantage point of this natural attraction.
Taupo | Tongariro Crossing
This 11 mile trek leads up to the saddle between Mount Ngauruhoe and Mount Tongariro. Head over the complex craters covered with different colored and shaped landscapes, volcanic rocks, mountain springs and brightly colored emerald lakes.
Wellington | The Lord of the Rings Experience
Ideal for the film fan, enjoy this full-day Rover tour around the Wellington region to explore the iconic Lord of the Rings locations. From Weta Cave Museum and Workshop Exhibition to the Hutt Valley, River Anduin and Gardens of Isengard. You'll also visit the setting for Rivendell, situated in a thousand year old native rainforest.
Wellington | The Lord of the Rings City Locations & Weta Cave
Discover all things The Lord of the Rings by exploring film locations, Embassy Movie Theatre where the first movie was premiered, and travel to the Green Belt for a guided tour of Weta Studios.
Wellington | City Highlights Inspiration Excursion
From the dramatic South Coast and views of Mount Victoria, to the Parliament buildings, famed Beehive and Old St. Paul's Cathedral, celebrate the city.
Wellington | City Sights & Coastline
A guided experience of some of the greatest attractions off the tourist trail, explore quaint villages, and revel in 360-degree views of Wellington from Mount Victoria.
Wellington | Martinborough Wine Experience
Meet area winemakers, sampling at unparalleled wineries such as Muirlea Rise and Palliser, with lunch in a beautiful setting at a vineyard.
Wellington | Middle Earth Excursion
Explore key film locations of The Lord of the Rings, from River Anduin to Lothlorien, plus Weta Cave with a virtual tour of the workshop, and savor an al fresco lunch.
Wellington | Walking Gourmet Experience
Stroll through the food district, sampling specialty outlets, meeting shop owners, chefs and baristas, then enjoy a three-course lunch paired with wine.
Wellington | Zealandia by Night
Explore the valley by torchlight in search of the endemic species found at Zealandia. Spot rare and endangered wildlife including the spotted kiwi, and gain insights into the natural surroundings as they come to life at night.
BEHIND THE LETTERS | FD: Full-day, 7+ hours | HD: Half-day, 3 - 6 hours | M: Meals included | T: Transfers included | + This age and over welcome
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