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Waipoua Forest: Twilight Encounter - Maori Cultural Eco Night Tour

Waipoua Forest: Twilight Encounter - Maori Cultural Eco Night Tour

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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.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.11
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$80.11

Puketi Rainforest Guided Walks .This is not a Shore Excursion product .

Puketi Rainforest Guided Walks .This is not a Shore Excursion product .

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Walk among towering kauri trees in the Puketi Rainforest on a half-day, full-day or nighttime guided hike, starting from Okaihau in the Bay of Islands. A knowledgeable guide points out rare bird and plant species while you trek past thundering waterfalls on a moderately strenuous footpath though the subtropical rainforest — suitable for strong hikers. Numbers are limited to a maximum of six people to ensure a small-group experience. Morning or afternoon tea with optional lunch are included, depending on tour selected.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$68.43
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$68.43
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Auckland Shore Excursion: Small-Group Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

Auckland Shore Excursion: Small-Group Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

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Visit the home of Bilbo Baggins on a small-group shore excursion to Hobbiton, a New Zealand farm-turned-filming site for ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ trilogies. While your cruise ship is docked in Auckland, embark on a Hobbiton Movie Set tour of the Mill, the party tree and the Green Dragon Inn. Crouch next to hobbit holes and enjoy lunch at the Green Dragon Inn on this must-do tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$230.58
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$230.58
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Animal Experience Sessions

Animal Experience Sessions

Being immersed in friendly farm animals. Up close and personal interactions with many animals, such as goats, sheep, pig, horses, ponies and miniature ponies, dog, chickens and any others that we have at the time. Creating memorable animal experiences. Horse riding and pony available dependent upon weight of rider. Can only cater for up to 60kg unless plenty of warning is provided and I have a larger horse I can use :)
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  • 30 minutes to 1 hour
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$16.22
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$16.22

Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Sightseeing with Kawiti Glowworm Caves

Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Sightseeing with Kawiti Glowworm Caves

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Join a Bay of Islands sightseeing tour from the Waitangi Port. See some of the best locations that this region has to offer while your ship is berthed in the harbour, including a guided tour of Kawiti Glowworm Caves, a stop at the picturesque Kerikeri, with tastings at Makana Confections, and a visit to the beautiful Haruru Falls and lookout point over Waitangi and the Bay of Islands.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$129.69
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$129.69

Ohiwa Explorer Guided Tour

Ohiwa Explorer Guided Tour

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We offer personalised tours with local guides who understand and appreciate the history and ecology of this beautiful natural harbour. We share stories of the land and sea and offer you the opportunity to participate in pest species control to help protect New Zealand's natural flora and fauna. Photographs are taken by our guides and supplied to you by email, free of charge.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.92
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$83.92

Waipu Cove to Langs Beach

Waipu Cove to Langs Beach

A beautiful and historic tour in one of Whangarei's most significant areas. This tour has a bit of local flavour, some geology and some of the best-kept secret views Whangarei has to offer.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$113.68
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$113.68

Bullswool Heritage Farm General Entry Ticket

Bullswool Heritage Farm General Entry Ticket

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We offer an authentic, hands-on New Zealand Farm experience. Fun for all ages, the farm offers a truly unique and unforgettable day out. Follow the farm's walking tracks and get up close to our many rare-breed farm animals. All are friendly and can be handfed. - Sheepshed Museum - Native Bird Reserve - Early NZ Milking Shed Museum - Fantastic Kids' Play Areas Named one of the AA's ""101 Must Dos for Kiwis"", voted one of the Coromandel's best visitor attractions, and a Pride of New Zealand Award winner for our conservation work, Bullswool Farm & Nature Park is a Southern Coromandel icon, and an unmissable Kiwi rural adventure!
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$13.39
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$13.39

Private tour to Cape Kidnappers Gannet Colony

Private tour to Cape Kidnappers Gannet Colony

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Travel over New Zealand's largest privately owned wildlife sanctuary, learn about a working farm, local history, legends and the geology of the area. Stop at lookout point with spectacular views. Be within a few feet of the remarkable gannet birds with stunning golden crowns where 20,000 gannets nest - its the largest accessible mainland colony in the world.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$558.44
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$558.44
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Full-Day Rainforest Getaway in Northland

Full-Day Rainforest Getaway in Northland

Leave civilization behind for a day and trek through the subtropical rainforest of New Zealand’s Northland region. An experienced guide introduces you to this North Island wilderness near Kaitaia. Choose from a variety of outdoor activities including birdwatching, orchid hunting and spotting ancient kauri trees in their natural environment. Learn about the native flora and fauna while you soak up the tranquil atmosphere.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$116.35
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Sea kayak day trip Whangaroa harbour

Sea kayak day trip Whangaroa harbour

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Northland Outdoor Adventures (NOA) offer so much more than just a paddling trip. Whether you are a salty sea dog from way back looking for adventure or a complete beginner wanting to experience the ocean environment in the unique way only a sea kayak can offer, we have trips to suit. All our kayak trips, short and long, are fully catered making carefree easy tours for our lucky guests. Northland Outdoor Adventures will show you a side of N.Z. you will struggle to find elsewhere, our quality and experience is second to none.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$122.07
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The Awesome Scenic Rafting Adventure - Full Day Rafting on the Rangitikei River

The Awesome Scenic Rafting Adventure - Full Day Rafting on the Rangitikei River

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With over 30 Grade 2 (easy) rapids, amazing scenery and a riverside lunch, the 13 km section of the Rangitikei River downstream from River Valley Lodge is perfect for all ages.   On the way down the river, immense cliffs cradle the river canyon. It is in one of these sections that we stop and have a picnic lunch. From there it is a relaxing float out to the take out, followed by a scenic drive back to River Valley Lodge. For those wanting more of an adventure, we can run this trip with inflatable kayaks. Or, for those who are less active we can take oared rafts. This is a full day trip, departing from River Valley Lodge at 9.30am.  You will be spending approximately 4 hours on the river, plus a stop for your picnic lunch along the way.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$140.58
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$140.58
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Hamilton Gardens New Zealand Guided Tour

Hamilton Gardens New Zealand Guided Tour

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Enjoy on a morning guided tour of Hamilton Gardens, a 133-acre (54-hectare) site located along the Waikato River. Stroll among 21 themed gardens that exemplify botanical history and style. You’ll explore museum-style exhibitions of garden collections that represent civilizations throughout the world, from a Chinese dynasty to the Italian Renaissance. Learn from your docent how the garden was transformed from a garbage dump to this international treasure and popular attraction.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$15.26
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$15.26

Bay of Islands Day Wildlife Cruise

Bay of Islands Day Wildlife Cruise

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Experience with us and help protect our wild dolphins! Surrounded by deep blue waters, vivid green islands and diverse wildlife, sailing on Carino NZ our 50ft catamaran is the best way to experience the stunning bay of islands. We are a small, local family owned and operated wildlife cruise. Join us on our marine wildlife conservation vessel. On board help to set sails or sit back and relax.Time to take a deep breath and unwind. Watch for wild dolphins in their ocean habitat. We are only yacht licensed to view wild dolphins in the Bay. Viewing wild dolphins in their natural habitat is an amazing and wonderful experience. A portion of every fare contributes directly to marine mammal conservation – Protect the future While we are sailing, watch for our local little blue penguins and our crazy diving gannets. An island stop is included, where you get to explore a historic scenic island walks, snorkeling at the beach. Bbq lunch aboard Carino NZ, a cash bar available.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$110.08
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Mornin Lakes Tour

Mornin Lakes Tour

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Rotorua’s volcanic history has created a landscape of lakes. See some of the most spectacular ones on this half day tour, traveling in a small group with a knowledgeable guide. Exercise your legs with a bushwalk, watch springs bubble, and learn about the natural processes which have shaped this land of fire and water.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$67.44
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Nature and Nosh Coast & Cuisine Experience

Nature and Nosh Coast & Cuisine Experience

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With only three tours a week and a handful of spots on each tour, make sure to book in advance for this small-group gourmet experience on the Coromandel coast. Spend the morning on a tranquil bush walk from Homunga Bay to the Waihi Beach, then stop on the beach for a picnic lunch full of locally-sourced produce. Afterward, enjoy the complex tastes of a ‘garden-to-plate’ dining experience at a local bistro, and pick your own complimentary gelato at a nearby creamery for dessert.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$301.34
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Nature and Nosh Explore & Taste Experience Waikato

Nature and Nosh Explore & Taste Experience Waikato

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Explore the Waikato region on this all-day guided tour. First, hike to the top of the tallest waterfall in the North Island then take a short walk along the banks of the Te Waihou stream before sitting down for a gourmet picnic lunch at the Blue Spring. Since the region is known for its dairy farming, visit a local cheesemaker to sample some wares before heading to Vilagrads, a family-owned winery where you can sample a selection of wines and ports.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$282.27
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$282.27

Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach Express ex Coromandel

Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach Express ex Coromandel

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We are passionate about the Coromandel and, as this is our playground, our local guides are able to showcase what the peninsula has to offer better than anyone and give you an insight into the local life. We design the tour according to low tide times on Hot Water Beach and make sure you make the most of the experience by providing shovels and a guide to help you find the perfect spot for you beach bath.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$87.73
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Coromandel Coastal Walkway ex Coromandel Town

Coromandel Coastal Walkway ex Coromandel Town

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Our experienced guides have a wealth of information about the local flora, fauna, history and culture of the northern Coromandel. This is the rugged remote wild side of the Coromandel peninsula that many of the visitors miss out on as the gravel roads up north get hard to travel on. We keep our group sizes relatively small and use a 4WD to access the tricky roads up north.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$107.85
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$107.85

Tongariro Discovery Walk

Tongariro Discovery Walk

We will host you and share this amazing park with you. Your expert guide will point out the unique geology, flora and fauna and cultural history that makes Tongariro special. The full day option involves; - Pick up/meet in Rotorua 8.00am / Taupo 9.00am (One-hour travel time from Taupo or 1 hour 45 minutes from Rotorua) - Start the day with the Taranaki Falls walk (2 hours), take in stunning views of Mount Ruapehu and Mount Ngauruhoe, continue on to the Tama Lakes if fitness allows (4 hours) or add Lake Rotopounamu if group is less fit). Lunch will be on route as day allows - Return to Taupo / Rotorua
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$259.59
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One Day Birding Adventure

One Day Birding Adventure

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Go deep into Whirinaki Forest on a bird-watching tour that explores birding sites around the Bay of Plenty. Using the provided binoculars and a spotting scope will maximize your odds of spotting some of New Zealand’s rare birds in their natural habitat, and with help from a conservationist guide, you'll have the chance to identify everything from miromiro to yellow-crowned karkariri.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$274.47
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$274.47
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Hike New Zealand's finest forest - Whirinaki forest

Hike New Zealand's finest forest - Whirinaki forest

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Explore one of New Zealand’s finest forest trails on this 7-hour hiking tour in the Whirinaki Forest from Rotorua. Travel from your accommodation in Rotorua into the Whirinaki Forest, widely considered among the world’s greatest rainforests. Follow your guide along hiking trails beneath the leafy canopy and marvel at mighty native trees such as ‘kahikatea’, ‘matai’, ‘miro’, ‘rimu’ and ‘totara’. Along the way, discover rich flora and fauna for which the forest is famous, and hear birdsong from the many different species of birds flying among the branches above.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$274.47
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$274.47
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Maori Hangi and Cultural Performance with 4WD Buggy Adventure in Rotorua

Maori Hangi and Cultural Performance with 4WD Buggy Adventure in Rotorua

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This action-packed Rotorua tour will give you access to incredible outdoor beauty, teach you about Maori culture, and allow you to taste a delicious Hangi feast too. By going on a guided 4WD tour—you’ll be able to visit remote places you wouldn’t discover alone and spot native wildlife. Conveniently, all entrance tickets are included, and you’ll enjoy Maori performances at Maori Village. When you’ve worked up an appetite, you’ll be treated to a delicious Hangi feast served from a buffet.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$158.43
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$158.43

Auckland to Queenstown - 10 Days Winter Ski Edition Crossfit Tour - 27th August

Auckland to Queenstown - 10 Days Winter Ski Edition Crossfit Tour - 27th August

Join us on the 27th of August to travel the length of New Zealand on a 10 day/ 9 night luxury fitness tour. While on tour with us you will be experiencing some of NZ's best Crossfit, adventure and skiing/snowboarding activities. Starting in Auckland we will be travelling down through the north island and crossing by ferry to explore our way down the south island. Stopping off to workout and have fun on activities such as the harbour bridge climb, white water rafting, 4x4 buggy driving, clay bird shooting and skiing/snowboarding the Cardrona, Coronet Peak and the Remarkable ski fields.
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  • 10 days
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$4,356.10
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