Adventure

Nau Mai Tours

+64 22 676 0680

Waitara
Taranaki 

AN EXCLUSIVE, SMALL GROUP TOUR PROVIDER WITH FULL TIME LOCAL GUIDES. See the best of New Plymouth, and the wider Taranaki region with your very own local guide and driver. Our tour guide will take you where coach tours can’t and make sure you see the best bits. We specialise in all things Taranaki and love to share our piece of paradise with our guests. Nau Mai Tours are perfect for couples, families or small groups and can accommodate anywhere from 2-14 people. We have a bespoke tour to suit your travel style which can include activities and transport as well as accommodation. Are you interested in adventure and surfing? Or do you prefer something more laid back like arts and crafts, or culture and heritage? Whatever your interests are, we have them covered with our amazing tours. Each one is tailored to your individual tastes and interests.

Te Ara Tours

+64 21 418 199

Mangawhai
Northland 

Te Ara Tours endeavours to create a tailor-made day with a fresh and friendly approach when busy life-styles and schedules allow only a day or two to rejuvenate and invigorate, without extensive and exhausting travel. Te Ara Tours offers visitors the opportunity to embrace an amazing location with pre-planned activities as a guide, including Maori cultural offerings, making the most of your day in a lovely ocean-kissed region. We strive to find a balance that suits your individuality with some action, relaxation and time to recharge.

Morere Hot Springs Lodge

+64 6 837 8824

Morere is the most Northern destination in Hawkes Bay. We have 30 acres of whenua, pasture, woodland, stream and even glow worms to enjoy as well as our affordable, comfortable, award winning accommodation (cabins, cottage & historic farmhouse). We are just over the road from the amazing Morere Hot Springs and scenic reserve which is the last stand of virgin native forest on the East Coast. We are overlooked by Mt Momoukai and near to beautiful beaches, located roughly between Gisborne & Wairoa so a great base to enjoy this wonderful part of Aotearoa. Come and enjoy a genuine whanau welcome and classic Kiwi country holiday experience here.

Awesome Adventures Hokianga

+64 9 405 8224

We are an activity based company that combines Culture, History and Adventure, as part of our experiences. Our adventure crafts include jetskis, 3 seater ATVs (all terrain vehicles) single and double kayaks and paddle boards.All crafts, except the ATVs are also available for freedom hireage, if time or circumstances do not allow for a part of full guided tour. During the summer period we also have water sport activities.

Awatea Services

+6421 022 17760

Take a glimpse into the ancestral wisdom of the forest that will give you an insight into traditional insights of Aotearoa, including traditional medicine, foods and the changing nature of the forest with the seasons. Explore the wilderness through easy walking tracks amongst waterfalls, native birds and giant trees, some more than 500 years old. Unearth your connection to mother earth through this journey of discovery with a guide taught by her father who administered a rongoa (traditional medicine) clinic in Whangarei in the 1990s and who has been promoting natural healing for more than 20 years. Let the mauri (life force) of the forest rejuvenate and energise you for a day!

Lake Taupo Hole in One Challenge

+64 7 378 8117

Lake Taupō Hole in One is a fun activity for all ages. Try hitting a golf ball 100 metres over the moana and onto a floating pontoon and you could win yourself $10,000 - it's a challenge. Est. in 1993 from an idea written on the back of a beer coaster; the iconic Lake Taupō Hole in One Challenge is an all-weather year-round fun activity. The Hole in One has become a ritual stop for many holiday makers, boasting the best views over the Lake to the Mountains and is the perfect place to for taking that ultimate holiday snap shot. Get a hole in one in either the blue or white flag and win a trip with one of our awesome Taupō tourism whanau, guaranteed to have a great Taupō experience.

Tāpoi in Māori means ‘to travel’.  Inspired by Māori and Aboriginal cultural values, Tāpoi Travel crafts distinctive and authentic luxury travel experiences to Australia and New Zealand. With over 20 years of service and experience in luxury travel, we pride ourselves on designing impressive, purposefully crafted experiences for you, the discerning traveler.  No two clients are the same and neither are our itineraries. Tāpoi takes a thoughtful approach to tell your travel story, your way; ensuring your time here provides a careful balance between rest and activity as each day of discovery builds on the last.

Pure Taka

+64 21 901 469

At Pure Taka , we pride ourselves on providing a truly mesmerizing and unique experience involving a variety of trips and activities around New Zealand. Pure Taka has a team of passionate hunting and fishing professionals that can show you how to catch fish , shoot a trophy stag , go whitebaiting or even collect watercress for a hangi .We will give you the ultimate experience to live off the land and get down and dirty in the bush, or be treated like a rock star in a five star resort we can cater too all walks of life.

Chris Jolly Outdoors is introducing the first experience of its kind this summer on Lake Taupo! Taurikura Māori Cultural Experience aboard Cruise Cat is the creation of Atera and Henare Pitiroi, working together with the students of the local Te Kura Kaupapa. They have created an educational interactive cultural experience for guests to learn to work the poi, play traditional Māori games, sample Rewana bread and even get their own washable moko. As the boat cruises on Lake Taupo, guests will hear the songs and learn the history and stories of the Tuwharetoa people.

Napier Māori Tours

+64 21 077 0088

We are Hawke’s Bay’s Eco-Cultural tours. Fusing Hunter-Gathering and Contemporary Māori Cuisine and proud to be Qualmark Gold accredited. We provide an intimately unique and inspiring cultural experience, journeying through our ancestral mountains, lands, waters, and history. Our high end bespoke tours range from 3 hours to a full day journey. All our tour sites are ten minutes from the Napier City Centre. You will learn about our distinctive local Māori history while traversing through our 650-year-old village site, the largest and most outstanding fortified village in NZ, providing a spectacular 360 degree view. You will be excited in collecting the ‘catch’ for lunch. Our tours include the sharing in traditional Māori gathering practices, Māori musical instruments, and contemporary Māori culinary delights.

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