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Nocturnal adventure Glow-worm tour

Nocturnal adventure Glow-worm tour

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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.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.77
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$49.77

Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour

Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour

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Go Waitomo black-water rafting (cave tubing) for a memorable adventure in the Waitomo Caves. Choose a 3-hour Labyrinth experience that takes you floating underground on an inner tube, including a small waterfall jump. Or upgrade to the 5-hour Black Abyss for an exhilarating abseil (rappel) down limestone walls; instruction and equipment included. The resident glowworms, stalactites and stalagmites will amaze you! Finish with a hot shower, soup and bagel.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$107.67
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$107.67
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Evening Glow Worm Kayak Tour in Tauranga

Evening Glow Worm Kayak Tour in Tauranga

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Experience the magic of New Zealand’s North Island on this evening glow-worm kayak tour in Tauranga. Begin your tour with refreshments including wine from the award-winning Mills Reef Winery and delicious New Zealand cheeses on the banks of Lake McLaren. As day turns to night, hop into your kayak and paddle with your guide to the glow-worm canyon at the head of Lake McLaren. Marvel at the millions of bright green glow-worms clinging to the towering cliff sides, and gain insight into the life cycle of these fascinating creatures.
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  • 3 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$111.26
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$111.26
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Full-Day Hobbiton Movie Set Small-Group Tour from Tauranga

Full-Day Hobbiton Movie Set Small-Group Tour from Tauranga

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Experience the mythical world of Middle Earth on a half-day tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set from Tauranga. Explore the magnificent film set and admire original props from the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies on a guided tour; see iconic sites such as Gandalf's cutting, Bag End, and the Green Dragon Inn; and enjoy a Hobbit-themed lunch (own expense) at the Shires Rest Café.
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  • 5 hours 18 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.15
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$125.15

Private Martinborough Wine Full Day Tour From Wellington

Private Martinborough Wine Full Day Tour From Wellington

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Sip your way around Martinborough — a once sleepy colonial town that’s now a prominent wine village at the heart of the Classic New Zealand Wine Trail — on this private day trip from Wellington. Following hotel or port pickup and a scenic drive through the Wairarapa, you’ll visit three of Martinborough’s renowned wineries. Enjoy a guided wine tasting at each and a lunch platter with wine at Poppies Martinborough. Then, choose to continue hopping around Martinborough’s wineries or travel to nearby Greytown, whose pretty streets are thronged with cafes and antique stores.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$202.46
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$202.46
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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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$80.99
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$80.99

3-Hour Private Photography Tour in Waitomo Caves

3-Hour Private Photography Tour in Waitomo Caves

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Photograph New Zealand's spectacular scenery both inside and outside of the caves on a private photography tour with your own photographer-guide. Visit a pristine glow worm cave in the Waitomo district, and take your time to capture great shots of the glow worms and other sights. You can use larger cameras and equipment like small tripods on this photography tour, with the freedom to take more time for your photography than on standard tours. Includes guide, use of wet weather gear, and snacks.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$294.12
Price varies by group size
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$294.12
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Small-Group Hobbiton and Waitomo Day Tour from Auckland

Small-Group Hobbiton and Waitomo Day Tour from Auckland

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The Hobbiton movie set and the Waitomo glow-worm caves are two of the most popular attractions on New Zealand’s North Island. Visit both in one day and enjoy a more personalized experience on this small-group tour. Discover behind-the-scenes of the legendary LOTR films during a guided tour of Hobbiton, then cruise the underground river of the Waitomo Caves, beneath a glittering canopy of glow worms.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$269.17
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$269.17
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Wellington Craft Brewery Half Day Tour

Wellington Craft Brewery Half Day Tour

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Wellington, long-celebrated for its bohemian liberal arts and cafe culture, is fast-becoming renowned as New Zealand’s capitol of craft beer. Visit four Wellington and Hutt Valley breweries, tasting a range of tasty local beers at each establishment on this small group day tour designed for lovers of ales, stouts, lagers and everything hoppy in-between.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$96.63
Price varies by group size
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$96.63
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Craft Beer Tour from Tauranga

Craft Beer Tour from Tauranga

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Spend the afternoon tasting the fruits of Tauranga’s craft beer boom with your friends – all without the risk of drawing the short straw and ending up the sober driver. On this easygoing tour around a handful of the city’s breweries and brewbars, sample a range of beers made in the region and even go behind the scenes at a local brewery to discover how they make their lagers and ales.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$122.03
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$122.03
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Small Group Half-Day Ultimate Wine Tour in Napier

Small Group Half-Day Ultimate Wine Tour in Napier

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Visit three Napier wineries on a half-day tour that explores New Zealand food and wine, with tastings at each destination. You’ll try wines directly from barrels, tanks, or French cuvés, tour an underground wine museum, then taste vintages from both New Zealand’s oldest winery and a boutique version. This Napier wine tour is limited to 12 people for more personal service, and it includes all tastings, as well as pickup and drop-off in Napier city center.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$165.65
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$165.65
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Private Wellington Craft Beer Half Day Tour

Private Wellington Craft Beer Half Day Tour

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With innovative brewers, New Zealand’s biggest craft beer festival and a craft beer bar around every corner, Wellington is the Southern Hemisphere’s craft beer capital. With new breweries popping up around the city, however, it can be hard for hop heads to know where to go. On this private tour, check out some of the city’s most successful craft breweries and brewpubs.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$114.85
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$114.85
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Private Wellington Craft Beer Full Day Tour

Private Wellington Craft Beer Full Day Tour

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Choose this day-tour for a personal and comfortable visit to a number of craft beer breweries in Wellington.  With beverages and lunch included, you’re all set to have a low-stress, informal day away from the hustle and bustle of your cruise ship. This is a great way to understand, from beer to beer, why the city is the craft beer capital of New Zealand.  Make the most of Wellington’s array of craft beer and its friendly, knowledgeable residents!
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$202.46
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$202.46
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Tour and Tastings in an Urban Craft Beer Brewery

Tour and Tastings in an Urban Craft Beer Brewery

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Taste locally brewed beer in Auckland on a tour of Urbanaut Brewing Co.'s Kingsland brewery. You'll learn how beer is made and hear about the evolution of the craft beer scene in New Zealand and around the world as you enjoy tastings of Urbanaut's current selections.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.09
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$22.09

Original New Zealand Craft Beer Tour

Original New Zealand Craft Beer Tour

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On this afternoon walking tour around Auckland city, taste-test the products of New Zealand’s craft beer renaissance… and maybe discover something unexpected. Instead of stopping into a random bar and guessing what you might like, go behind the scenes at a number of Auckland bars and breweries and enjoy a series of tastings to help you find what you like and don’t like.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$161.23
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$161.23

Auckland Welcome Tour: Private Tour with a Local

Auckland Welcome Tour: Private Tour with a Local

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Instead of hopping on a crowded bus for a scripted and impersonal introduction to the City of Sails, learn about its hidden gems and exciting subcultures from your own local tour guide. On this fully customizable walking tour, explore Auckland with a private guide and get their take on the city. Whether you’re curious about sports or theaters, nature or art, discover things to do and places to see that are tailored to your interests.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$38.15
Price varies by group size
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$38.15
Price varies by group size
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Private Cooking Class with Chef of the Year in Hawke’s Bay at Your Residence

Private Cooking Class with Chef of the Year in Hawke’s Bay at Your Residence

Enjoy a private and authentic cooking class and home cooked meal with your host Joe in the comfort of your own residence. This is a wonderful opportunity for anyone looking to connect with local culture over food. Joe brings a diversity of culinary experiences unseen before in a local New Zealand chef – he was crowned Chef of the Year in 2013 specializing in Oriental cuisine in the UK, and awarded the privilege of overseeing the Relais and Chateaux Kitchen as sous chef. Joe is passionate about sharing his deep culinary knowledge to create fun and relaxing dining experiences for his guests. Joe's cooking focuses on gastronomic fusion delivered in a down-to-earth, socially interactive, and family friendly setting. Most of all, Joe loves creating memories with travelers from all over the world. He looks forward to teaching you and introducing you to the flavors of the region.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$215.39
Price varies by group size
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$215.39
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Private Modern Vegetarian Cooking Class with Anna in Northland

Private Modern Vegetarian Cooking Class with Anna in Northland

Enjoy a private and authentic cooking class and home cooked meal with your host Anna. This is a wonderful opportunity for anyone looking to connect with local culture over food. Anna and her family live in a 140-year old Kauri villa that they are slowly renovating. The kitchen is the hub of their home and they have opened it up to make the most of its beautiful original character. Anna enjoys meeting new people and is looking forward to having fun sharing wholesome delicious food together with travelers to the area. After your cooking class you will join the family at the dining table or vine covered deck in the summer time, to enjoy the very meal you have cooked. You may have cooked a vegetarian or vegan barbecue or a meal influenced by middle-eastern, Italian, Asian or Mexican flavors. Dessert will include pudding, cake, tart or homemade ice cream.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.52
Price varies by group size
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$100.52
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What people are saying about Unique Experiences in North Island

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Nocturnal adventure Glow-worm tour
"A very fun, informative and different adventure. Went with kids ages 11 and 7. Face to face with glow worms and got to within meters of a wallaby and more. Stephen very personable and fun and loves what he does. Easy pick up from hotel. Great torch collection (!) and interesting how to get close to animals using them."..."
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Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour
"The whole experience was memorable. Our guides were absolutely fabulouso! So much fun, it was just amazing. Thank you all for making it a trip to remember xx"..."
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Evening Glow Worm Kayak Tour in Tauranga
"Had a fantastic time. Possum, Jack and YaYa we’re knowledgeable and fun. It was an amazing funny experience that we can highly recommend to everyone."..."
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Full-Day Hobbiton Movie Set Small-Group Tour from Tauranga
"Enjoyed the entire experience. Life long journey with the Hobbit. Was worth every penny we paid. Would do it again."..."
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Private Martinborough Wine Full Day Tour From Wellington
"This tour was so much fun. The vineyards were beautiful . So picturesque. The wine was so good that we had to send some of it home. Lots of information and laughs"..."
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3-Hour Private Photography Tour in Waitomo Caves
"Most important to my husband in choosing which glow worm tour to take was his allowance to bring in all of his camera gear. So, we took the photography tour and we couldn’t be happier that we did. Heath ,our guide, knows every nook and cranny of his caves and we very much benefited from his knowledge. He’s also very good company. We also got lucky because Heath took tons of very good photos of us and then allowed us to download them for free! Which was so refreshing after being on tours that would try to make extra money from taking your photo."..."
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Small-Group Hobbiton and Waitomo Day Tour from Auckland
"Hobbiton was amazing for the Tolkien fan. A full sized Shire with 42 Hobbit holes including Bags End and the Green Dragon! The Waitomo Cave & glow worm experience was super cool. It's a one-of-a-kind adventure that you'll talk about long after."..."
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Wellington Craft Brewery Half Day Tour
"Listed pickup spot was easy to get to, across the street from the 2nd "free shuttle bus" stop. The driver tried to call us, we didn't have a phone plan, to arrange pickup at the ship to save us doing the shuttle. We had a great time and when we returned to the ship and spoke of it there were a number of people that were envious of us. There were just two of us on the tour (my wife and myself) and the tour guide, Philip. Philip did not skimp on the tour because of the low turnout. We saw 4 breweries, had numerous samples at two of them and a 4 and a 6 "flight" of larger samples at two others. Along the way Philip talked of Wellington and New Zealand, being such a small group we also were able to talk about more personal things such as schooling, sports etc Highlight was Kereru Brewery. Highly recommend, too often Wine tours are seen and something like this is overlooked."..."
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Craft Beer Tour from Tauranga
"Excellent tour and excellent service by Katy. The other four people booked on the tour cancelled at the last minute which left only me to do the tour but it was still run. Katy was very good at making sure I didn't feel lonely. Good beers to taste."..."
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Small Group Half-Day Ultimate Wine Tour in Napier
"Our tour guide John was fantastic. He took the time to show us art-deco style buildings on route to the wineries, and gave us a mini tour of the city upon our return. We visited three wineries and at one were given some snacks to demonstrate matching wines with food. We can thoroughly recommend this tour."..."
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Private Wellington Craft Beer Full Day Tour
"We really enjoyed our day. Selwyn was a great tour guide. He added a lot of local knowledge of the area and took us to several points of interest. Would highly recommend it! Really enjoyed the local breweries and would highly recommend it!!"..."

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