Cultural

Kiwi Segway Tours

+64 27 279 4647

We are a whanau owned service provider. As an idea born from one of many holidays abroad, we saw an opportunity to bring a unique twist to Auckland’s tourist and hospitality sector. Segways! They’ll never really be cool, but they are a fantastic way to explore and soak up Auckland’s amazing scenery. At Kiwi Segway Tours we strive to make every tour a GREAT tour while enjoying the beauty of riding the quiet eco-friendly Segway. Easy to ride and heaps of fun for all ages, segways leave no carbon footprint on the environment, so are a great option for travellers that are conscious of their environmental impact. Kiwi Segway Tours are specialists in providing great value, low-cost ground transportation!  We provide fun-filled, fully guided small group Tours, Shore Excursions. Segway Tours and Private Airport Transfers. Currently, we are the only Auckland tour operator offering a Night Tour encompassing the local night markets and watching Auckland ‘Light Up’.

Manawa Honey & Tours

+64 7 366 3166

Based in Ruatāhuna in the heart of Māui’s Fish – the North Island of Aotearoa, we offer the experience of a mystical, remote, pure and natural paradise with the people of this land… our tours include an Eco-cultural Experience (2-day) for groups of 8-20 and River Fishing Tour on Horse-back (1-day & Overnight) for groups of 1-3
We can also design tours (for groups only) to incorporate your desired combination of:
 Honey and apiary/beehive tours
 Traditional Maori and contemporary cultural experiences
 Marae or home-stay accommodation
 Forest & biodiversity tours
 Fishing and/or horse riding treks

Let us know what you would like to do, and we can work out a tour to suit you. Dates: by arrangement November to March each year

Maunga Hikurangi

+64 27 535 0011

Maunga Hikurangi is a Ngati Porou premium cultural experience operating on the East Coast of the North Island of New Zealand. Maunga Hikurangi offers a collection of unique, authentic cultural experiences in and around our highly sacred mountain, Maunga Hikurangi – one of the first places in the world to see the sunrise and a place steeped in legend and cultural significance for the Ngati Porou people. Our product offering caters to tourists looking for a deeply personal and connected cultural experience.  It appeals to an audience looking for something more than your average Maori cultural product. Maunga Hikurangi has been awarded a Gold Sustainability Tourism Business Award.

Manawa Honey & Tours

+64 7 366 3166

Based in Ruatāhuna in the heart of Māui’s Fish – the North Island of Aotearoa, we offer the experience of a mystical, remote, pure and natural paradise with the people of this land… our tours include an Eco-cultural Experience (2-day) for groups of 8-20 and River Fishing Tour on Horse-back (1-day & Overnight) for groups of 1-3
We can also design tours (for groups only) to incorporate your desired combination of:
 Honey and apiary/beehive tours
 Traditional Maori and contemporary cultural experiences
 Marae or home-stay accommodation
 Forest & biodiversity tours
 Fishing and/or horse riding treks

Let us know what you would like to do, and we can work out a tour to suit you. Dates: by arrangement November to March each year

Skippers Canyon Jet

+64 3 442 9434

Come with Skippers Canyon Jet and experience unbeatable value as you are taken on a spectacular guided tour of Skippers Canyon followed by a thrilling jet boat ride through the narrowest canyons on the Shotover River. Discover a land rich in gold mining history and breathtaking scenery just a short distance from Queenstown. Skippers Canyon Jet is the must do jet boat trip in Queenstown.

Kohutapu Lodge & Tribal Tours

+64 7 366 4777

Our cultural experience starts when our guide welcomes you into the tribal lands of Ngati Manawa (The Eel People), and regales you with stories of the area. During the tour, guests learn about the iwi’s ancestors, land settlement, spiritual connection with Eel, and takes guests through a short bush walk to hidden ancient Maori rock art carved 400 years before the Great Migration. Later, guests join in and help with the preparation of a hangi dinner at the lodge overlooking the lake, before enjoying a selection of optional afternoon cultural activities. Kohutapu Lodge can also offer daytime tours and gourmet indigenous lunch tours for the mature market, overnight accommodation, full and half day guided fishing and hunting trips as well as overnight marae stay and community visits/cultural exchange within our schools and community.

Maossie Tours

+64 21 661 867

Maossie Tours is a scenic and sightseeing transport business involved in the operation of unique day-tours from Christchurch to exotic, distinctively New Zealand adventure destinations. We are an independent family business, and have a deep passion for everything Kiwi especially indigenous Maori culture. Most of all, we know where the best places are and how to get there safely. Passengers are transported in Maossie's top of the line luxury Mercedes Benz 4WD coach, with day tour destinations from Christchurch including:
• Aoraki-Mt Cook, Tasman Glacier & Alpine Centre all-day scenic tour
• Akaroa & Banks Peninsula Wild Penguins Eco-Tour
• New Zealand Farm & Scenic Day Tour
• Lord of the Rings High Country Station Pioneering Clydesdale Experience & Scenic Day Tour

Henga Lodge

+64 3 3050 196

1297 North Road
Chatham Island 

Henga Lodge offers guests the opportunity to experience the Real Rēkohu. Nestled into Henga reserve overlooking Lake Marakapia, Henga Lodge offers eco-friendly accommodation with a peaceful setting – perfect to relax and unwind.  Affordable accommodation rates to suit all budgets. We have a range of accommodation options on offer from comfortable ensuite lodge rooms to self-catering ensuite units perfect for groups. Kōpi Kitchen, our onsite licensed restaurant showcases delicious local cuisine and kai moana. We can tailor make your Chatham Island holiday to suit -guided tours available to the Moriori tree carvings, bushwalks, fishing charters, horsetreks – Rēkohu has options for everyone. Our fleet of rental vehicles are also available for hire if you would like to stay longer and explore the island.

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.

He Tāngata

+64 3 390 1579

Proudly situated at Ngā Hau e Whā National Marae, He Tāngata is promoting daily tours of an exclusive operating National Marae, adding technology and lighting to its natural history and presenting it to the world. We will be show casing Māori protocol through our Pōwhiri and also our culture through performance, choreographing one of the most intense, electrifying examples of Kapa Haka you have seen. Our light show and theatre will capture our country’s history and stories left by our tūpuna. We have infused Māori indigenous ingredients into our New Zealand based buffet, which includes the traditional tastes of Hāngi and Seafood Platter including New Zealand’s Kaimoana such as Crayfish, Paua, Kina, and Oysters. Enjoying our Hākari while being entertained by our Kapa Haka group.

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