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Heli Jeep Wine Tour from Wanaka, Central Otago

Heli Jeep Wine Tour from Wanaka, Central Otago

The package includes: Wine tasting at six Cromwell Basin Vineyards Private helicopter flight over the Cromwell Basin vineyards including an alpine landing en route Exclusive Vineyard experiences, Winery lunch and wine tastings Chauffeured Open-Top Jeep to travel between vineyards during the day Transport from and to your Wanaka accommodation An all-day tour with a boutique family business. Personalised service guaranteed.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$2 728,87
per group
From
US$2 728,87
per group
Taking safety measures

Private Onshore:Marlborough's Wine and Gourmet from Picton: Vehicle 2 of 6 seats

Private Onshore:Marlborough's Wine and Gourmet from Picton: Vehicle 2 of 6 seats

The Port of Picton in the Queen Charlotte Sound welcomes cruise ships through-out the season. Just 25 minutes south of Picton. Your Local Chauffeur takes you on a scenic journey to enjoy the famous Marlborough wines. Your personal tour offers great flexibility to combine your favourite requests with Your Local Chauffeur's recommendations of the area. Enjoy a full wine tour experience or mix with other Marlborough gourmet and local attractions. You can opt for a non-wine tour if you wish. Exciting options you could consider: a visit to an award-winning garden, renowned local artists’ galleries, and the opportunity to see pet sheep, alpaca, goats and kune kune. Omaka Aviation Centre too. Some activities must be booked in advance so please message us on options you would like to visit. Some entry fees will apply.
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  • 2 hours 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$610,58
per group
From
US$610,58
per group
Taking safety measures

Dunedin City, Wildlife and Scenery Tour

Dunedin City, Wildlife and Scenery Tour

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Join a small group for a full-day tour of Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula. During the city tour, see landmarks such as the University of Otago, Baldwin Street, and Scottish heritage sites. Next explore the Otago Peninsula, including Otago Harbour, Sandfly Bay, Tunnel Beach, and historic Larnach Castle. Your tour includes pickup and drop-off in central Dunedin or the port.
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  • 3 hours 5 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$225,13
Price varies by group size
From
US$225,13
Price varies by group size

Taste of Dunedin City Sights and Peninsula Nature Tour

Taste of Dunedin City Sights and Peninsula Nature Tour

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Iconic city sights, coastal inlets and stunning harbor views are the highlights of this 4-4.5 hour tour, and it starts when we collect you from Port Chalmers, where you’ll meet your guide. We start with a scenic drive that takes in the location of where Dunedin first began for both the early Māori and European settlers, and a look at some of the beautiful iconic sites our city has to offer. We then head out for the Otago Peninsula which delivers spectacular views above the Otago Harbour before winding back down to sea level to arrive at scenic inlets frequented by wading birds. Hear commentary about the nature and the natural processes that shaped the land and learn about Māori, the first people to step ashore here. We’ll take a stroll along a stunning sandy beach where we are often lucky enough to glimpse New Zealand sea lions and fur seals. We finish our tour with a look at Baldwin street, the world's steepest residential street.
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  • 55 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$83,97
From
US$83,97

Wildlife and Wilderness Tour with an Ex Ranger

Wildlife and Wilderness Tour with an Ex Ranger

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Explore native forests, experience spectacular coastlines, watch for seals, sea lions, albatross and other seabirds with an ex DoC Ranger. Complete your day by marvelling at little penguins returning home for the night. This tour is designed for those who want to get a deeper insight into Dunedin's iconic wildlife and wilderness landscapes.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$101,46
From
US$101,46
Taking safety measures

Taste of Dunedin City Sights and Peninsula Nature Cruise Ship Shore Excursion

Taste of Dunedin City Sights and Peninsula Nature Cruise Ship Shore Excursion

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Iconic city sights, coastal inlets and stunning harbor views are the highlights of this 4-4.5 hour tour, and it starts when we collect you from Port Chalmers, where you’ll meet your guide. We start with a scenic drive that takes in the location of where Dunedin first began for both the early Māori and European settlers, and a look at some of the beautiful iconic sites our city has to offer. We then head out for the Otago Peninsula which delivers spectacular views above the Otago Harbour before winding back down to sea level to arrive at scenic inlets frequented by wading birds. Hear commentary about the nature and the natural processes that shaped the land and learn about Māori, the first people to step ashore here. We’ll take a stroll along a stunning sandy beach where we are often lucky enough to glimpse New Zealand sea lions and fur seals. We finish our tour with a look at Baldwin street, the world's steepest residential street.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$83,97
From
US$83,97

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Queenstown Wine Hopper Bus

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US$43,12
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Forest walk, Natural Heritage - Join is on our URBAN ESCAPE tour

Forest walk, Natural Heritage - Join is on our URBAN ESCAPE tour

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We will visit iconic, yet ‘hidden gems’ of Dunedin’s urban nature. Explore and experience the sights and sounds of native bush, only minutes from the city centre. Your guide will share stories about the unique properties of the many tree species such as kānuka, lemonwood and lancewood and explain how these were used by Māori and European settlers. As we wander beneath the forest canopy, listen for bird-song of iconic New Zealand native birds, including tui, kererῡ (wood pigeon), korimako (bell bird), and many more. ​ The perfect tour to unwind, relax and ignite your senses.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$41,98
From
US$41,98

Southern Skies Stargazing Tour in Dunedin

Southern Skies Stargazing Tour in Dunedin

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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).
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$104,96
From
US$104,96

Otago Peninsula Wildlife and Cultural Tour with Lunch

Otago Peninsula Wildlife and Cultural Tour with Lunch

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The Otago Peninsula is renowned for its diverse wildlife and rich Maori heritage. Discover both on this shore excursion from Dunedin, which takes in the highlights of Dunedin town, as well as the coastal scenery. Set sail on a boat cruise to Taiaroa Head and look out for wildlife including albatross, penguins, seals, and sea lions; visit Maori landmarks and learn about traditional Maori foods and medicines; and enjoy a picnic lunch in a local beauty spot.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$167,93
From
US$167,93

Otago Peninsula Wildlife Day Tour

Otago Peninsula Wildlife Day Tour

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Take a break from the city and head out to Otago Peninsula for this nature tour around undisturbed bush and native animal colonies. Instead of joining a tour with a guide reading from a script, learn all sorts of things about the local flora and fauna from your guide, a former Department of Conservation ranger with decades of experience in species management. Cruise around Taiaroa Head Nature Reserve, where royal albatross nest and breed, and keep your eyes peeled for fur seals, penguins and more.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$181,93
From
US$181,93

Hop on Hop off Wine Tours Queenstown

Hop on Hop off Wine Tours Queenstown

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As well as its stunning countryside, Central Otago in New Zealand is known for its world-class wine and adventure tourism. This ‘hop on, hop off’ bus tour lets you experience some of the best wineries and attractions at your own pace without the hassle of driving. Come away knowing a bit more about this slice of paradise, with commentary along the way to educate and entertain you.
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  • 14 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$40,59
From
US$40,59

2 days tour from Christchurch to Queenstown

2 days tour from Christchurch to Queenstown

If you are thinking of taking a holiday through Mackenzie part of New Zealand please get in touch and let us help you see it in comfort and at your speed . You name it and we will try our best to make it happen .I look forward to seeing you on the road .
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$582,16
From
US$582,16

 1 day private tour from Christchurch to Queenstown via Mt.Cook

1 day private tour from Christchurch to Queenstown via Mt.Cook

" We do it your way " There will be no rushing around on these trips , just time for you to see things that you have come to see and at your speed .
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  • 4 hours 31 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$312,91
From
US$312,91

Queenstown Wine Hopper Bus

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Queenstown Wine Hopper Bus

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Explore the wineries of the Gibbston wine region with the convenience of a hop-on hop-off tour that lets you set your own pace. Buses depart throughout the day and run every hour. Hop off at the stops you like to do wine tastings at local wineries. You can also rent a bike to explore on two wheels, and book a meal at a restaurant (own expense).
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$43,12
US$53,90
US$10,78 savings
From
US$43,12
US$53,90
US$10,78 savings
Taking safety measures

Golden Bay in a Day

Golden Bay in a Day

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Golden Bay is truly a hiden gem providing lots of incredible surprises. Departing  your accommodation and the city we drive over the Waimea Plains in Tasman Bay through the vineyards, market gardens and orchards then forest on Marble mountain. This is a full day tour that never fails to impress and becomes a photographers playground with almost scenic overload proportions. Your every comfort is included from water, fresh fruit, tea, coffee and of course a gourmet picnic lunch as well as entrance fees into middle earth caves and the National Parks where your guide is privileged with special unique access. This day is renowned for the diversity of views and landscape formations from mountains, managed and unique native forest types. limestone and granite rock formations, incredibly clear water, estuaries, a waterfall and beautiful golden sand beaches. If time permits a stroll through the Takaka village will top of a fascinating day.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$244,60
From
US$244,60

Full-Day Abel Tasman National Park Hiking Tour with Cruise

Full-Day Abel Tasman National Park Hiking Tour with Cruise

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Discover the jewel in the crown of New Zealand’s South Island on this full-day Abel Tasman National Park hiking tour with cruise. Travel from Nelson to Kaiteriteri with your guide, then hop aboard your water taxi. Cruise the azure-blue seas toward the heart of Abel Tasman National Park and the start-point of your trek. Follow hiking trails through the dense forest and listen as your guide points out medicinal and edible plants along the way. Gain insight into native Maori and Dutch settlers’ heritage, and enjoy lunch on Torrent Beach.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$326,37
From
US$326,37

Queenstown Progressive Dinner & Wine Tour - 3 iconic locations

Queenstown Progressive Dinner & Wine Tour - 3 iconic locations

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Experience some of Queenstown’s most iconic settings as we take you on a social night out to meet new friends on the region's first progressive dinner tour with amazing local wines and stunning food. Start your evening with a scenic drive out to internationally renowned Amisfield Bistro for your stunning wine tasting and entree overlooking the vines. Take a drive through the historic gold rush town of Arrowtown and experience a delicious main paired with a perfect wine to match at Aosta. Wrap up your night with a decadent dessert in the heart of Queenstown at the legendary Eichardt’s Hotel and enjoy an after-dinner digestif by a roaring log fire.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$190,34
From
US$190,34

Valley of the Vines Lunch & Wine Tour with a Wine Cave Adult Tour

Valley of the Vines Lunch & Wine Tour with a Wine Cave Adult Tour

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Enjoy the tastes of the winemaking region of Central Otago without the stress of choosing a sober driver. Get picked up from your hotel and dropped back again at the end of the tour on this lunchtime drive around several celebrated wineries in the Gibbston Valley. Go behind the scenes at the country’s oldest wine cave and sample a range of varietals at each winery’s cellar door, from pinot noirs to a range of white wines.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$135,76
From
US$135,76

Valley of the Vines Afternoon Wine Tour includes a Winery Tour

Valley of the Vines Afternoon Wine Tour includes a Winery Tour

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Save yourself the trouble of finding a sober driver on this late afternoon tour around a handful of renowned Central Otago wineries. Drive from wine cave to cellar door with your guide at the wheel and sample a wide range of wines from the picturesque Gibbston Valley winegrowing region. If you’re worried about getting back to your accommodation, don’t be: hotel pick-ups and drop-offs are available to make life easier.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$122,12
From
US$122,12

Summer Blast ex Picton - 17 days - Top Rated Adventure Tour

Summer Blast ex Picton - 17 days - Top Rated Adventure Tour

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Starting and finishing in Picton this epic loop of the South Island is one of our personal favourites. With stunning coastal areas, remote countryside, glacier fed lakes, isolated fiords, limestone formations, subtropical forests and plenty of National Parks it’s definitely pretty sweet and an outdoor adventurists dream! You'll enjoy scenic cycle rides, some of NZ's great daily and multi-day hikes all while staying at some of our most remote and scenic camp sites.
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  • 17 days
From
US$2 711,81
From
US$2 711,81

Southern Light ex Christchurch - 9 days - Top Rated Adventure Tour

Southern Light ex Christchurch - 9 days - Top Rated Adventure Tour

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If you don't have time for the full South Island tour, leaving from Christchurch this epic 9-day South Island adventure is one of our personal short tour favourites. With stunning coastal areas, remote countryside, glacier fed lakes, isolated fiords it’s definitely pretty sweet and an outdoor adventurists dream! You'll enjoy scenic cycle rides, some of NZ's great daily and multi-day hikes all while staying at some of our most remote and scenic camp sites.
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  • 9 days
From
US$1 787,41
From
US$1 787,41

Summer Blast ex Christchurch - 16 days - Top Rated Adventure Tour

Summer Blast ex Christchurch - 16 days - Top Rated Adventure Tour

Leaving from Christchurch this epic 16-day South Island adventure is one of our personal favourites. With stunning coastal areas, remote countryside, glacier fed lakes, isolated fiords, limestone formations, subtropical forests and plenty of National Parks it’s definitely pretty sweet and an outdoor adventurists dream! You'll enjoy scenic cycle rides, some of NZ's great daily and multi-day hikes all while staying at some of our most remote and scenic camp sites.
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  • 16 days
From
US$2 578,78
From
US$2 578,78

Southern Light ex Picton - 10 days - Top Rated Adventure Tour

Southern Light ex Picton - 10 days - Top Rated Adventure Tour

Leaving from Picton this epic 10-day South Island adventure is a great option if you don't have time for our full South Island tour, the Summer Blast. With stunning coastal areas, remote countryside, glacier fed lakes, isolated fiords it’s definitely pretty sweet and an outdoor adventurists dream! You'll enjoy scenic cycle rides, some of NZ's great daily and multi-day hikes all while staying at some of our most remote and scenic camp sites.
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  • 10 days
From
US$1 906,80
From
US$1 906,80

Private Milford Sound Day Trip

Private Milford Sound Day Trip

See the best of Milford Sound and surrounds through the eyes of a local Your day, your way Design an incredible day out in Milford Sound that includes all the best, must- see spots. Pick and choose from some of Milford’s most popular attractions to create a personalised itinerary. This is your day: spend it your way. Meet your local host Explore Milford Sound alongside your local host. All our team are gifted storytellers who will share stories of Milford’s vibrant history, flora, fauna, wildlife, Māori legends, and local culture. They’ll also make sure you don’t miss out on any must-do experiences.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$1 019,91
per group
From
US$1 019,91
per group

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