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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
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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

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
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US$244,60

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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

Self-Guided Biking Wine Tour (full day) in the Marlborough Region.

Self-Guided Biking Wine Tour (full day) in the Marlborough Region.

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Skip the minivans, the strangers, and the set list of cellar doors on this self-guided tour around the Marlborough wine region. Spend the day cycling around the vineyards and countryside outside Blenheim with your group, dropping in at the wineries and restaurants that you want to visit. If you’re having trouble building an itinerary of your own, get customized recommendations based on your tastes and interests.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$30,70
From
US$30,70
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Classic Wanaka Wine Tour

Classic Wanaka Wine Tour

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Central Otago is the world’s southernmost wine-making region, known for its pinot noirs and stunning high-altitude wineries. On this day long tour around this distinctive wine region, taste a wide range of wines – including pinot noirs and chardonnays – at up to six of the region’s boutique vineyards.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$181,23
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US$181,23
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Akaroa and Banks Peninsula Wild Penguins Tour

Akaroa and Banks Peninsula Wild Penguins Tour

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This is a great option for a Christchurch day trip that combines nature, local wildlife, and delicious food experiences too. Save time planning transfers by having round-trip transport in a luxury vehicle included. You won’t have to worry about bringing snacks with you as light refreshments, drinks, and a delicious lunch are all included. Travel in comfort between dispersed sites including Banks Peninsula, Barrys Bay Cheese Factory, and the Wild Side Conservation Area to spot wild penguins.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$239,42
Price varies by group size
From
US$239,42
Price varies by group size
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Lord of the Rings High Country Station Pioneering Experience & Scenic Day Tour

Lord of the Rings High Country Station Pioneering Experience & Scenic Day Tour

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Enjoy a rustic day out in nature, experiencing epic landscapes that featured in The Lord of the Rings films. Starting from Christchurch, this convenient tour will take you out to the Canterbury Plains and a working sheep station. There you can enjoy touring the countryside on a wagon pulled by large Clydesdale horses. This is a fun and relaxing way of experiencing the area, and a great alternative to hiking.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$228,09
Price varies by group size
From
US$228,09
Price varies by group size
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Milford Sound and the Glaciers Helicopter Tour including Landing from Queenstown

Milford Sound and the Glaciers Helicopter Tour including Landing from Queenstown

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Soar above the scenery of Milford Sound and the glaciers on this helicopter tour from Queenstown. Get views of the sound, the glaciers, forests, and the Alps, culminating with a touchdown on a glacier. National park fees and round-trip hotel transportation included.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$767,49
From
US$767,49

Craft Beer Lovers Loop Tour Wanaka

Craft Beer Lovers Loop Tour Wanaka

The effects of New Zealand’s craft beer renaissance can be seen across the country, with artisanal breweries popping up all across the landscape. Experience some of the fruits of this renaissance in the heart of Otago on this exclusive brewery tour. Head out from Queenstown to Wanaka in an intimate group and enjoy some exciting new tastes, with tastings at a number of local breweries. Even go behind the scenes with a tour around one brewery, escorted by a brewer with stories and expertise to share.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$153,94
From
US$153,94

Queenstown Segway Tour

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Queenstown Segway Tour

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This Segway tour of Queenstown covers a lot of ground in less time. Embark on a 1- or 2-hour tour aboard your personal transporter. Your guide leads you around the shores of Lake Wakatipu, passing natural landmarks along the way. Select from various departure times throughout the day. This small-group tour is limited to eight people to ensure personalized attention.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$56,05
US$62,28
US$6,23 savings
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US$56,05
US$62,28
US$6,23 savings

Classic Motorcycle Mecca - General Admission - Adult

Classic Motorcycle Mecca - General Admission - Adult

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Housed in two beautifully-restored period building in Invercargill’s inner-city, Classic Motorcycle Mecca offers visitors the chance to get up close to a dizzying array of motorcycles. With pieces dating from as far back as 1902 through to the sleekest of modern machines, the collection includes some of the most rare and significant motorcycles in the world.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$24,49
From
US$24,49

Gibbston Half-Day Wine Tour with Hotel Pickup

Gibbston Half-Day Wine Tour with Hotel Pickup

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After complimentary accommodation pick-up, we will set off for the heart of Gibbston on a small private tour to visit four cellar doors and journey into the ‘valley of the vines’ to discover these vineyards nestled amongst the spectacular mountain ranges and dramatic river gorges. Before we get to the first winery there will be a stop at a scenic location and travellers will learn about wine-tasting techniques and wine aromas while soaking up the fabulous views. In one of the wineries, we will savour a vineyard platter or a cheese board to pair with the wines. There will be time for you to order more food if you think you need (at your own expense). We will visit boutique wineries that are off the beaten path. There is no set routine, so every day is an adventure. The choice of the wineries visited will vary each day based on your individual group's dynamics. The overall focus is on high-quality wines as well as friendly and informative staff.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$204,66
Price varies by group size
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US$204,66
Price varies by group size
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1/2 day Marlborough wine tour, lunch stop at a winery (5hrs) Blenheim or Renwick

1/2 day Marlborough wine tour, lunch stop at a winery (5hrs) Blenheim or Renwick

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The Marlborough wine region produces some of New Zealand’s most prestigious wines and lies just north of Blenheim. This half-day tour offers a comprehensive introduction to Marlborough wine, starting with a delicious lunch (own expense) at a winery restaurant. In the afternoon, visit up to four different wineries to tour the vineyards, learn about the winemaking process, and enjoy expert-led wine tastings.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$83,97
From
US$83,97
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Full day guided wine tour (Not suitable for cruise ship passengers)

Full day guided wine tour (Not suitable for cruise ship passengers)

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The Marlborough region is known for its wine-growing prowess, particularly for its sauvignon blancs and pinot noirs. Sample those wines and many others without worrying about a sober driver on this guided tour of several of the region’s many wineries. Visit a wide range of cellar doors with your guide, discover the secrets of winemaking in the region and learn how to taste wine like a true professional. If you’re staying locally, even customize your tour based on your tastes.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$104,96
From
US$104,96
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Day Trip to Arthur's Pass including TranzAlpine Train from Christchurch

Day Trip to Arthur's Pass including TranzAlpine Train from Christchurch

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The TranzAlpine train is often referred to as one of the world’s most scenic train journeys, and this tour will allow you to experience it. Enjoy the convenience of a day trip where all transport is taken care of— round-trip transfers in a luxury minivan, and a TranzAlpine train ticket are included. See Canterbury Plains, the Southern Alps, Lake Pearson, and get the chance to walk in Arthur’s Pass National Park.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$262,65
Price varies by group size
From
US$262,65
Price varies by group size
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Hanmer Springs Private Day Tour Including Hot Pool & Wine Tasting

Hanmer Springs Private Day Tour Including Hot Pool & Wine Tasting

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The Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa is one of the most popular resorts on New Zealand’s South Island and less than two hours north of Christchurch. On this tour, travel from Christchurch in the comfort of a private vehicle, stopping along the way to enjoy wine tasting in the Waipara Hills wine region. Spend the rest of the day at Hanmer Springs, where you can relax in the thermal pools or enjoy optional extras such as a 90-minute hot stone massage or a jet boating excursion.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$327,46
Price varies by group size
From
US$327,46
Price varies by group size

Private Tour Queenstown to Christchurch via Mt Cook & Tekapo (Including Lunch)

Private Tour Queenstown to Christchurch via Mt Cook & Tekapo (Including Lunch)

Instead of sitting on a crowded bus or plane for several hours, this full-day tour is a great way to get from Queenstown to Christchurch while also experiencing some of the highlights of the South Island first-hand. Take a private minivan from Queenstown to picturesque locations like Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki and Aoraki Mount Cook, with plenty of time to explore these areas with your guide. Enjoy an alpine walk around Mount Cook and visit Lake Tekapo’s isolated Church of the Good Shepherd.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$671,72
Price varies by group size
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US$671,72
Price varies by group size

Day Safari Sea Kayaking Trip from Te Anau

Day Safari Sea Kayaking Trip from Te Anau

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Experience the majesty of Milford Sound in the clear morning hours with a daybreak kayaking trip from Te Anau. Relax and enjoy the scenery along spectacular Milford Road as your driver approaches the launch point, and then embark on the popular Sunriser Classic kayak tour that highlights the sound’s best waterfalls, wildlife, and peaks.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$140,04
From
US$140,04

Lord of the Rings Tours - One Day in Middle Earth (Full Day)

Lord of the Rings Tours - One Day in Middle Earth (Full Day)

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• Take in the diverse landscape of an ancient beech forest, braided rivers and glacier-carved valleys. • Explore the unique flora and fauna and get up close to animals and birdlife. • Explore Gladden Fields, Ford of Bruinen and Argonath, Isengard, Amon Hen, the Misty Mountains and Ithilien in one day • Handle and photograph $15000 worth of weapon and costumes • View "Top Secret" items from the movies • Entertaining and Knowledgeable guides. Your guide will help you relive the action for your camera • Travel in small groups for a personal and interactive experience
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$135,76
From
US$135,76
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Lord of the Rings Full Day Tour - Into the Vale of Wizards

Lord of the Rings Full Day Tour - Into the Vale of Wizards

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The dramatic topography and lush countryside of New Zealand’s South Island was famously seen on-screen in the “Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” movies. This tour takes you on a journey around Middle Earth, visiting some of the most memorable filming locations, including 12 Mile Delta, Wakatipu, Glenorchy, and Paradise. See sites that doubled up as Isengard, Nan Curunir, and Ithilien; hear all about the filming of the movies in New Zealand, and see some of the original props used in the films.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$169,87
From
US$169,87
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Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula Wildlife Tour

Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula Wildlife Tour

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Peer at rare yellow-eyed penguins and visit nesting grounds of the northern royal albatross during a full-day tour of the Otago Peninsula and Dunedin. Spend your morning sightseeing in Dunedin’s city center, including highlights of the Octagon, followed by a visit to the gardens of Larnach Castle, with the option to go inside and buy lunch. In the afternoon, immerse in the natural beauty of the Otago Peninsula and the scenic coast along Taiaroa Head. Numbers are limited to 19 people to allow for personalized attention from your informative guide.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$139,85
From
US$139,85
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Dunedin and Otago Peninsula Wildlife Tour with Optional Larnach Castle Visit

Dunedin and Otago Peninsula Wildlife Tour with Optional Larnach Castle Visit

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Dunedin is a city full of culture and history and also conveniently close to wildlife reserves and unspoilt nature. See both sides of the city in one day on this small-group tour. Take in the central sights, such as the Railway Station and the steepest street in the world, Baldwin Street. Stroll through the manicured gardens of Larnach Castle on the way to the Otago Peninsula, home to albatross, seals, penguins, and sea lions.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$139,85
From
US$139,85
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Premium Glenorchy & Paradise Expedition

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Premium Glenorchy & Paradise Expedition

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Take a break from the hustle and bustle of Queenstown and head along the shores of Lake Wakatipu to the aptly-named Paradise. On this half-day tour deep into Otago, experience New Zealand life outside of the urban centers. Stop at a local farm to feed the local animals and watch a genuine sheep-shearing demonstration; stroll around the picturesque film-making hotspot Glenorchy; drive all the way out to the isolated parks and historic buildings in Paradise. Make sure to take lots of photos of this scenic region!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$33,44
US$115,29
US$81,85 savings
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US$33,44
US$115,29
US$81,85 savings

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