Activities

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Whale Watch

Whale Watch

Come face to face with these magnificent creatures aboard a vessel designed purely for this purpose - Giant Sprem Whales, Orca, Hector Dolphins and Fur Seals can all be seen.

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Abel Tasman Seals & Sand (Cruise & Walk)

Abel Tasman Seals & Sand (Cruise & Walk)

Cruise the magnificent Abel Tasman coastline north to the golden expanse of Onetahuti.

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Akaroa Cruising and Dolphin Swimming

Akaroa Cruising and Dolphin Swimming

Akaroa Harbour is the only place you can swim with the rare Hector's Dolphin where you'll enjoy a two cruise and the swim of a lifetime.

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Akaroa Day Tour

Akaroa Day Tour

Visit Akaroa and experience what this quaint township has to offer - gorgeous scenery and nature, beautiful food and souvenir shops to die for.

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Akaroa Nature Cruise

Akaroa Nature Cruise

Cruise Akaroa Harbour for 2 hours watching Hector's dolphins, White Flippered Penguins, seals and many sea birds.

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Big Sky Stargazing

Big Sky Stargazing

An introduction to the spectacular southern night sky with expert astronomy guides. Using the naked eye, high powered binoculars and state-of-the-art telescopes, tour the Milky Way and beyond.

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Close Encounters with Nature

Close Encounters with Nature

Experience and encounter the majestic dolphin in its own habitat or happily snap the graceful albatross as it spreads its wings.

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Dart River Safari & Funyaks

Dart River Safari & Funyaks

The Wilderness and Funyaks Safaris take you through breathtaking scenery in a world heritage area.  Enjoy wildness jet-boating and a back-country 4WD safari ride,  or a gentle float on your own funyak down the glacier fed Dart River’s braided river system.

 

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Dolphin Cruise to the Hole in the Rock

Dolphin Cruise to the Hole in the Rock

Enjoy a cruise through sheltered waters past the islands of the Bay.  Watch out for dolphins, whales and other marine life as you head towards the famous 'Hole in the Rock'. 

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Dolphin Eco Experience

Dolphin Eco Experience

The Bay of Islands has the warmest waters in New Zealand, perfect for swimming with dolphins.

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Evening Kayak & Glow Worms Tour

Evening Kayak & Glow Worms Tour

At dusk let your guide lead you onto calm Lake McLaren for a gentle paddle into the night and discover the magic of the enchanting glow worm canyon.

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Gannett Overland Safari

Gannett Overland Safari

Take a drive in comfort by 4WD to Cape Kidnappers Station through the rolling pastures and traverse riverbeds, taking in the breathtaking views of native bush. We stop along the way to a cliff top to take in the panoramic vies of Hawkes Bay before veiwing a Gannet Colony.

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Geothermal Wonderland Tour

Geothermal Wonderland Tour

See New Zealand's largest boiling mud lake, colours of every tint and hue dsplayed in hot pools, steaming lakes, craters, vents, and mineral terraces at Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland. 

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Glass Bottom Boat Scenic Cruises

Glass Bottom Boat Scenic Cruises

Catch the Glass Bottom Boat to visit the famous Cathedral cove and see the marine wildlife, with the stunning views of the caves and the coastal scenery.

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Half Day Guided Seal Kayaking Tour

Half Day Guided Seal Kayaking Tour

Watch NZ Fur Seals, dive and manoeuver around and under your kayak, and Dusky Dolphins, Blue Penguins and Albatross in their natural habitats all while soaking up the fresh air and sun.

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Kayak Seals and Walk

Kayak Seals and Walk

Abel Tasman National Park offers New Zealand's finest Coastal Trail. This gentle paradise offers easy walking for people of moderate fitness.

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Kelly Tarlton's Sealife Aquarium

Kelly Tarlton's Sealife Aquarium

Explore the sub zero Antarctic Landscape in a snow cat and see real ice, snow and real penguins.

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Monarch Wildlife Cruises & Tours

Monarch Wildlife Cruises & Tours

Join the 3-time Tourism Award winning company to experience unrivalled viewing of the diversity of wildlife around New Zealand's most picturesque harbour and peninsula.

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Mount Cook Encounter

Mount Cook Encounter

The Mount Cook Encounter takes you up the Hooker Valley, where you will enjoy lunch at the terminal of the Hooker Glacier, beneath the south face of Mount Cook.

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Moutohora - Island Sanctuary

Moutohora - Island Sanctuary

This Island was the home of the living Dinosaur, the Tuatara.  Moutohora (also know as Whale Island) has a number of wildlife bird species such as the Saddleback, Kakariki (NZ Parakeet) and the Little Brown Kiwi.

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Nature Connections Full Day Volcanoes & Rainforest

Nature Connections Full Day Volcanoes & Rainforest

Reflecting the regions natural diversity this full day guided trip takes in the amazing geothermal activity of the Waimangu Volcanic Valley and the magnificence of the Whirinaki Rainforest.

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Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony

Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony

The world's smallest penguins come ashore half an hour after sunset. This is a unique experience to watch them go about their lives on land.

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Pancake Rocks Geysers Rainforest

Pancake Rocks Geysers Rainforest

Visit the fascinating Pancake Rocks and National Park and learn a bit about the Maori Culture.

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Pukaha Mount Bruce

Pukaha Mount Bruce

See for yourself how this wildlife restoration centre is breeding the endangered White Kiwi, tuatara, kokako and kaka.  

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Rainbow Springs & Kiwi Encounter

Rainbow Springs & Kiwi Encounter

Stroll through a wildlife park where you can get close to our native bird, the Kiwi. The Kiwi Encounter is a hatchery and nursery were chicks are raised and nurtered before being released back into the wild.  You might like to return at night to see the Kiwi under the stars.

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Royal Albatross Centre

Royal Albatross Centre

Located on the tip of the Otago Peninsula 33 km (45 min drive) from Dunedin, the Centre is the only mainland breeding colony of Northern Royal Albatross in the world.  See birds nesting and be awed by their 3m wingspan when they fly overhead. 

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The Hidden Valley of Orakei Korako

The Hidden Valley of Orakei Korako

Situated just 25 minutes north of Taupo and 45 minutes south of Rotorua, Orakei Korako is a pocket wonderland of geysers, silica terraces, hot springs, boiling mud pools and the majestic Ruatapu Caves.

 

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The Jumboland Wilderness Adventure

The Jumboland Wilderness Adventure

See ice caves mountains, glacial lakes and sweep into ancient river valleys while enjoying an informative commentary with your pilot before hiking on a wilderness track through native rainforest running alongside the fish filled pools of the Wilkin River.

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The Ultimate Nature Experience

The Ultimate Nature Experience

This full day adventure combines 4-9 kms (optional - easy to moderate) total wilderness walking through ancient beech forest in the Mt Aspiring National Park with the Dart River Jet Safari.

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Tiritiri Matangi Island Tour

Tiritiri Matangi Island Tour

Spend an enjoyable day at the world renowned island sanctuary of Tiritiri Matangi.  This precious jewel set in the Hauraki Gulf is home to many of New Zealand's most endangered plant and bird species.

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Underwater Explorer Cruise Halfmoon Bay

Underwater Explorer Cruise Halfmoon Bay

Enjoy superb underwater viewing of the diverse marine life for which Stewart Island is renowned.  Drift through lush kelp forests, view cray pots, mussels, sea tulips and a variety of fish species.

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West Coast Wildlife Centre

West Coast Wildlife Centre

Learn about the breeding and incubation programme of the world's rarest Kiwi with just over 375 surviving. The "Backstage Pass"  has been judged by Lonely Planet as one of the top 12 must see activities in New Zealand.

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Whirinaki Rainforest Experience

Whirinaki Rainforest Experience

Regarded by many as this country's finest one day rainforest walk, our naturalist guides will take you right into the heart of the rainforest where the towering 700 - 800 year old Rimu, Totara, Matai, Miro and Kahikatea - the ancient giants of New Zealand's podocarp tree species reach to 65m.

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White Island Tour

White Island Tour

White Island is New Zealand's only live marine volcano!  The professional crew at White Island Tours will take you on a fully guided walking tour (approx 1.5 - 2 hours) around the inner crater of White Island.

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Wildlife Eco Tour

Wildlife Eco Tour

Great photographic opportunities, a visit to a Colony of Cormorants, New Zealand Fur Seals, Sea Lions and their pups, plus you also go to see the very rare Yellow Eyed Penguin.

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Willowbank Wildlife Reserve

Willowbank Wildlife Reserve

This reserve holds a wide range of New Zealand wildlife that you won't find anywhere else in the country.

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Willowbank Wildlife Reserve and Ko Tane Maori Culture

Willowbank Wildlife Reserve and Ko Tane Maori Culture

Experience the close encounters of the 'wildlife kind' at Willowbank. Meet the Kea and the Kiwi and the ancient Tuatara, the Kaka and the rare Takahe.

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Wings over Whales Scenic Flight

Wings over Whales Scenic Flight

Observe the mighty whale leap out of the water in preparation for his dive below to feed. 

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