Stand on the spot where New Zealand’s founding document, the Treaty of Waitangi, was signed in 1840. Find out how this document has forged with admission to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds. Your day pass is valid for two consecutive days and includes an informative 50-minute guided tour, introductory film, and 30-minute cultural performance.
Visit one of the North Island's top attractions and gain insight into indigenous traditions in New Zealand with this Auckland Museum admission ticket including a Maori cultural performance. Explore the Auckland Museum at your leisure and learn of the struggles between Maori tribes and European colonial settlers. Watch an educational yet entertaining 30-minute performance by Ngāti Whātua Maori tribespeople, culminating in a spine-tingling rendition of the 'haka,' a tribal war dance. When the show ends, talk to the performers and learn of the traditions and beliefs they hold dear.
Make the most of your time in Auckland and discover one of the top attractions in the ‘City of Sails’ with this Auckland Museum general entry ticket. Visit Auckland Museum, housed inside one of the city’s beautiful heritage buildings. Wander through the three floors at your leisure, and explore New Zealand’s diverse culture and rich heritage. Learn of the Polynesian voyagers who first populated these isolated islands many centuries ago and gain insight into the indigenous Maoris’ struggles against oppressive colonial rule.
Save time and skip the lines with this combo ticket to Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre’s cutting-edge ‘Knights of the Sky’ and ‘Dangerous Skies’ exhibits. Learn about New Zealand’s wartime pilots and see their stories brought to life in sets created by the award-winning WingNut Films and Weta Workshop. Enthusiasts should make a beeline to the Centre’s aviation relics: immaculately-preserved bomber planes and fighter jets from both World Wars.
Get a personal introduction to Te Papa Tongarewa, New Zealand’s premier museum based in Wellington. This 1-hour guided tour provides an overview of the museum’s interactive exhibits, artifacts, fine art and natural history displays so that you can better explore the collection on your own. You’ll get a deeper look at Maori cultural heritage and colonial history with an expert guide who share insights and offers suggestions for galleries that might suit your interests.
Have fun with your friends or family at the only 3D trick art gallery on New Zealand’s North Island. Explore the more than 50 trick artworks, many of which you can jump into to take convincing, lifelike photos. The gallery is conveniently located in the heart of Rotorua, so you can combine a visit with other must-see attractions and activities. This is a fun and handy activity for an exciting morning or afternoon.
Treat your senses to a fun challenge at the Odyssey Sensory Maze in Queenstown. Your admission ticket gives you access to the maze, which generally takes 20-30 minutes to complete, although you can spend as much time as you like. Find your way through dark spaces and physical obstacles created by lighting, sound, and room design. An ideal activity for older kids and adults of all ages.
Napier is renowned for its Art Deco architecture and there’s no better way to get around the city than a vintage car. Hop aboard a beautifully restored classic car for a 2-hour tour, cruise around the city sights, and stop by the Hooters Showroom to marvel at the impressive collection of vintage cars.
With numbers limited to 9 passengers, you benefit from a more personalised experience from your local guide. The unique combination of our customised sightseeing tour in an air-conditioned, comfortable mini-bus with the fun experience of riding a "Segway" which also offers an eco-friendly way to cruise the waterfront at a pace that suits you while enjoying closeup scenic panoramic views of the "City of Sails".
Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre’s Dangerous Skies exhibition tells the incredible stories of World War II’s unsung aviation heroes. See impeccably-restored bombers and fighter planes from the era and immerse yourself in the museum’s Battle of Stalingrad Experience, a multimedia extravaganza that throws you right in the middle of the infamous siege. Skip the lines and book a special guided tour of the exhibit to learn more about these stories.
Pre-book tickets to the Sculptureum in Auckland for access to a complex of indoor galleries and art-filled gardens. With the option to join an included guided tour on weekend visits, booking your Sculptureum tickets online combines the assurance of advance planning and the flexibility to design your own schedule; arriving with tickets in hand saves your limited travel time for exploring.
With a world-class collection of more than 1.5 million objects amassed over a span of 150 years, the Otago Museum in Dunedin can be overwhelming to navigate. Let a guide lead you to the museum’s best showcases, including the treasures of early Maori peoples. Marvel at a display of articulated moa skeletons and see a plesiosaur, New Zealand’s largest fossil.
Spend the day exploring the largest privately owned collection of its kind in the world. The stunningly-crafted Bill Richardson Transport World is 15,000 sqm celebrating everything wheels, but this is not just a place for motoring enthusiasts. There’s something for everybody – come and delight in the unexpected. This is a must-do for every visitor to Invercargill.
See one of New Zealand’s finest private art collections at the Olveston Historic Home in Dunedin. Containing more than 240 local and international artworks acquired by the Theomin family between the late 1800s and the early 1960s, the Thoemin collection hangs on the walls of the 35-room mansion. Daily guided tours, provided with your entrance ticket, offer visitors the opportunity to learn about the artworks.
Discover the cultures and creatures behind the exhibits at the Otago Museum on a guided tour that helps bring fascinating artifacts to life. From the natural history of New Zealand to the story of the Southern Māori, you’ll hear stories of how the South Island has changed over time, getting an inside look into the Otago Museum’s collection that's an engaging, in-depth alternative to visiting on your own.
If you want to make sure you see the best the Museum has on offer, along with some insider knowledge, then a guided tour is the way to go.
Take a tour with one of our local guides as they share their knowledge with you. Hear about Aotearoa’s people and their place in the Pacific, the remarkable flora and fauna found from north to south, and the conflicts that have shaped the nation. You will also find out about one of New Zealand’s finest heritage buildings, the Museum itself.