Experience the very best of Queenstown’s renowned wineries, micro-breweries and restaurants by night on the region’s first Progressive Dinner Tour.Explore some of Queenstown’s most iconic settings as we take you on a social night out to meet new friends with amazing local wine, craft beers and stunning food.Start your evening with a glass of local bubbles or craft beer while enjoying mouth-watering food pairing overlooking the iconic Shotover River.Take a scenic drive out to Gibbston Valley – known as the Valley of the Vines for an interactive wine tasting with your delicious main meal.Wrap up your night with a decadent dessert in the heart of historic gold rush village Arrowtown, enjoy an after-dinner digestif by a roaring log fire.
Gain entry to Zealandia at night and take a guided tour of Zealandia: The Exhibition, which showcases New Zealand’s natural history. Interact with a life-size model moa and Haast’s eagle — both extinct — and learn about the country’s conservation efforts to preserve other native species. Located just minutes from central Wellington, Zealandia includes a night tour of Sanctuary Valley, a fenced eco-sanctuary and safe haven for endemic animal and bird species such as the nocturnal little spotted kiwi.
Benefit from a small-group experience of Auckland at night on a half-day tour that visits night markets, viewpoints, and other scenic destinations. Have time to enjoy the night market, watch the sunset from Mount Eden, and snap photos of the twinkling Harbour Bridge, and also check out the Auckland Domain, Mission Bay, and Wynyard Quarter. Your guide shares commentary along the way, and hotel transfers are provided.
Experience the wildlife of New Zealand in the early evening with a guided 2,5-hour tour of Zealandia, a wildlife sanctuary located on the outskirts of Wellington. This after-hours tour takes place during the most active period for many resident animals, when they transition from daytime to nighttime activity. You may observe birds returning to their nests, hear nocturnal birds waking up, and learn how the sanctuary restores native habitat.
Spend the evening in Auckland on this nighttime adventure exploring the city’s bright lights and sights. During the tour, catch views of the illuminated Auckland Harbour Bridge and head to the top of Maungawhau/Mount Eden for panoramic vistas of the city. The group size is limited to four travellers.
Even on the cloudiest night, the New Zealand glowworm lights up the darkness in a lucky few spots across the country. This short evening bush-walk departing from Rotorua involves a short drive, a walk through picturesque native bush and the chance to see these increasingly rare creatures. Tack this tour onto the end of a thrilling day in Rotorua instead of hiring a car for an almost two-hour drive west to visit the exceedingly popular Waitomo Caves. This is one of the easiest ways to experience Aotearoa’s unique glowworm habitats.
This guided night cycle tour is an ideal way to Auckland from a different perspective. The city is lit up at night with lots of interesting installations, which your local guide will find. Electric bikes make getting around effortless, and your guide will keep you safe on cycle paths and less busy roads. A maximum group size of four means you will get personalized attention.
Make the most of the pristine night skies over the Mackenzie Basin with this observatory experience tailored for first-time stargazers. Watch the night sky through one of Cowan’s Observatory’s telescopes, finding stars, constellations and other hidden secrets with the help of one of the observatory’s knowledgeable astronomy guides. With discounted tickets for visitors aged 17 and under, this is a great way to introduce children to the wonders of the Milky Way.
Whether you’re looking for Auckland’s hottest nightlife spot or you just want some stunning photos of the city skyline after dark, this tour is designed for you. Start your evening with some sightseeing at sunset – travel to the top of Mount Eden, one of the highest summits in Auckland, and gaze over the Hauraki Gulf from Bastion Point. Later, explore the bustling Britomart and Viaduct Harbor areas with your guide, getting personalized recommendations for bustling bars and tantalizing restaurants to visit after your tour.
Experience a mystical journey through the sacred forests of New Zealand’s Maori people during this 4-hour evening forest walk in Waipoua with an indigenous guide. Walk beneath the giant Kauri trees of this forest sanctuary, including the majestic ‘Te Matua Ngahere’ tree, absorbing the site’s spiritual energy as you learn about the site’s significance to Maori beliefs.
Enjoy an evening of drinking local wines and/or craft beer without worrying about getting home safely on this wine and craft beer tour. This fun group tour will take you to three wineries in the Gibbston region for tastings at each and shared antipasto platters are provided at one of the locations. Your guide will tell you all about the region’s history on the way, for an enjoyable and informative evening trip. Tour the Central Otago wine region without worrying about transport, transfers from central Queenstown are included.
Benefit from clear views of the southern sky at night on a star-gazing tour on the Otago Peninsula. Depart from Dunedin and head to Sandfly Bay and a rural farm. Your guide shares Māori stories about the celestial bodies, and serves up a light supper with hot beverages. When the conditions are right, this part of the rural coast is ideal for viewing the Southern Lights (Aurora Australis).
Since I was born I have been lucky to enjoy the magnificent view of the stars on our farm. Unless you live in a place without light pollution you may have never experienced the true joy that "Looking Up" can bring. We will point out the different planets, Constellations and milky way.Miles away from any light sources in a remote part of our farm, you to can enjoy the magic which is star gazing in New Zealand
The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, which translates as 'the place of treasures of this land,' is Wellington’s must-visit attraction. Popular with tourists and Kiwis alike, Te Papa — or Our Place — is a treasure trove of New Zealand history and art, Māori culture, the Pacific and the natural environment. On this 45-minute express tour, you’ll explore the museum in the early evening, when the daytime crowds have thinned. Check off the main highlights on each of the museum’s six floors, and gain additional insight into New Zealand’s land and history from your guide’s commentary.
A unique way to see the Island! Immerse yourself in Waiheke’s inner beauty with an off-road Segway Journey with the added beauty of nature's amazing sunset. Glide through bushland, vineyards and coastal environments; Truly experience Waiheke with SegWai.Our Segways are super easy to master and offer a relaxed, low impact way of seeing the island. After training, we head off-road into the NZ bushland winding our way up the hill and through the back streets of Oneroa Village to a rocky cove to test our skills, then skirt around to a lush sandy beach. Visit a 100-year-old shipwreck, Maori Marae, rare birdlife and take in some of the amazing views Waiheke has to offer. We head back up to the magnificent Cable Bay Vineyard. and truly romantic Mudbrick Vineyard; amazing food, wine and stunning views. After soaking it in we cruise back home and on to your next adventure. You can finish at either Mudbrick or Cable Bay for dinner (please email me separately to organise reservations).