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Best Things To Do in New Zealand

New Zealand travel highlights for families, couples and other travelers.

New Zealand - A Tour of Colorful Christchurch
A Tour of Colorful Christchurch
Have our experts plan an exclusive tour of the vibrant city of Christchurch, based on your unique preferences. Stroll the colourful streets and revel in this colourful and chaotic town that never fails to surprise you and inspire you in ways you couldn't even dream of. See More >
New Zealand - Experience a Maori Spiritual Welcome on A Sacred Mountain.
Experience a Maori Spiritual Welcome on A Sacred Mountain.
Visit a holy Maori mountain in the middle of the North Island, where you are specially welcomed by the local Maori people in a spiritual ceremony. See More >
New Zealand - Glaciers by Air: Exclusive Glacier Adventures
Glaciers by Air: Exclusive Glacier Adventures
Fly through NZ's mesmerizing glaciers aboard a private helicopter and enjoy the most breathtaking aerial views. See More >
New Zealand - Maori Encounters: Discover The Maori Culture
Maori Encounters: Discover The Maori Culture
Experience the fascinating culture and rituals of New Zealand's Maori tribe. Interact with the locals, enjoy their traditional cuisine and soak in the Maori way of life. See More >
New Zealand - Visit the Te Puke Coast: Kiwi's Kiwis
Visit the Te Puke Coast: Kiwi's Kiwis
Te puke is the beautiful kiwi fruit capital, the horticultural hub of the coastal region and should deinitely be on your list of places to visit. See More >
New Zealand - Ride a Jet Boat and Get a Taste of the Wild
Ride a Jet Boat and Get a Taste of the Wild
Get your private Jet Boat driving lesson and unleash the thrill-junkie in you. Top it off with a genuine NZ barbecue, cooked up to your liking. See More >
Fjords New Zealand
Enjoy the Stunning Fjords of South Island
South Island is famous for its Southern Alps and steep valleys, also known as fjords. Enjoy breathtaking views of these landscapes and the beautiful wildlife they are home to. See More >
Abel Tasman National Park New Zealand
Take a Tour of Abel Tasman National Park: Discover The Natural Beauty of NZ
New Zealand's Abel Tasman National Park lies between Tasman Bay and Golden Bay. Although it is the smallest National Park in New Zealand, it contains a diverse expanse of vegetation and beautiful landscapes. Many small islands are park of the park as well. Walk through this breathtaking National Park as you discover New Zealand's wilderness. See More >
New Zealand - Go On An Endangered Species Mission With the Department of Conservation
Go On An Endangered Species Mission With the Department of Conservation
Fiordland comprises of an expanse of landmass covered in steep snow capped slopes of the Southern Alps. Take the family to discover the exotic wilderness it harbours, and go on an Engandered Species Mission with the Department of Conservation. See More >
New Zealand - Get a Birdseye-View of the Fiordlands by private chopper
Get a Birdseye-View of the Fiordlands by private chopper
Fly over Fiordland in a private and exclusive helicopter, and get a breathtaking view of one of the most breathtaking landscapes on Planet Earth. See More >
Wine Tasting New Zealand Marlborough
Marlborough: Tour New Zealand's Wine Country with our experts
Take a well-curated tour of the beautiful Marlborough Wine Country with our experts. Devour delicious organic cuisine, while you sip on the finest New Zealand wines. See More >
New Zealand - Lake Matheson: A Screensaver worthy Landscape
Lake Matheson: A Screensaver worthy Landscape
Hike around the undescribably beautiful Lake Matheson. This short hike, suitable for all ages, is highly recommended for those who enjoy photography, stunning landscapes, and painting. Inspiration awaits! See More >
New Zealand - Sail through Milford Sound
Sail through Milford Sound
Rising from the deep-blue waters of the Milford Sound, the 1692 meter tall Mitre Peak is New Zealand's ultimate postcard location. Hike, chopper, or boat around the beautiful Sound and enjoy the best scenery New Zealand has to offer! Optional: A tripod and camera for that family Christmas card. See More >
Bay of Islands New Zealand
The Untouched Bauty of the Bay of Islands
Experience the untouched beauty of New Zeland's Bay of Islands. Perfect for groups of friends, or families! Adventure into the water via sailboat, enjoy water sports, lounge in the beautiful sand, or take a seculuded hike into a cove. See More >
New Zealand - Soak in the Pure Oceanic Beauty of Auckland
Soak in the Pure Oceanic Beauty of Auckland
Known as an unparalleled city of love, Auckland sits between two beautiful harbors, expansive farmland, and an isthmus with volcanic cones on its surface. Experience moments of true bliss with your partner as you visit beautiful beaches, a vibrant downtown, lush rainforets, wineries, and wildlife reserves. See More >
New Zealand - Get up-close with the Stunning Franz Josef Glacier
Get up-close with the Stunning Franz Josef Glacier
Take a helicpoter ride or walk around the incredible Franz Josef Glacier! This picturesque landscape is perfect for travellers looking to get inspired, or simply those who appreciate nature's beauty. See More >
New Zealand - Go Wildlife watching in Beautiful Kaikoura
Go Wildlife watching in Beautiful Kaikoura
Journey into a marine-animal paradise! Kaikoura boasts some of the best wildlife spotting locations in the world, with easily visible species such as: whales, dolphins, New Zealand fur seals, penguins, shearwaters, petrels, and several species of albatross. See More >
Lake Wakatipu New Zealand
A Lake of Breathtaking Beauty: Lake Wakatipu
Cruise in the breathtaking Lake Wakatipu and marvel at the lush rain forests, vast mountains, thriving wildlife and bubbling waterfalls. See More >
New Zealand - Hobbiton in Hinuera: The Lord of The Rings Experience
Hobbiton in Hinuera: The Lord of The Rings Experience
Visit Hobbiton, from The Hobit and The Lord of the Rings and enjoy a 2-hour tour discovering the 37 Hobit Holes, The Green Dragon Inn, The Mill and much more. The perfect afternoon for any fan (or not). See More >
New Zealand - The Rich Culture and Beautiful Geysers of Rotorua
The Rich Culture and Beautiful Geysers of Rotorua
Awe at beautiful geysers and traditional cultural performances by the native Maori in Rotura's spectacular landscape. One of New Zeland's top travel destinations, this sulphuric spot is not to be missed! See More >

Best time to go to New Zealand

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Peak ( Nov - Feb )

Gorgeous sunny days all round, for any activity that you may choose (even the waters are relatively warm for snorkeling and diving). The cities are festive, and the great NZ outdoors are a sheer experiential delight. Expect lots of tourists, expensive flights, hotels full and travel operators maxed out, unless you book at least 6-8 months in advance. June to August is peak skiing season; book at least 6 montsh in advance for resorts.

Shoulder ( Mar - May , Sep - Oct )

Not as crowded as the peak season, but still plenty of reasons to visit New Zealand. The autumn and spring periods are a time of lesser crowds, and the weather perfect for those who prefer cooler temperatures. September and October are months of snow melt, making for some spectacular white-water rafting.

Low ( Jun - Aug )

Both islands are in the grip of winter, but yet there is something to be said for the sheer beauty of New Zealand winters with virtually no crowds and unspoiled landscapes. However, do note that many excursions and activities may shut shop, so please check with the operator.

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The founders of this company left high-flying international careers 15 years ago to set up what has now become New Zealand's premier bespoke luxury travel company. Numbers of satisfied clients include some of the wealthiest men in the world, along with A-list actors and athletes. The awards from prestigious publications are plentiful, including one called Best Experiences In The World, which neatly encapsulates everything this company is all about.

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