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‘Ipipiri’ Overnight Cruise

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The Great Sights 'Ipipiri' overnight cruise through the historic Bay of Islands is a unique journey into the youngest country on earth. This two day cruise will showcase the past and the present of New Zealand's finest sub tropical and maritime destination. Featuring 30 identical ocean view cabins, spread over two decks, all cabins will include full sized ensuites and sea views so that passengers can watch the sun rise and set from the privacy of their cabins (options: one king bed or two single beds) When the ship anchors at sea, the onboard tender (small run-about) will ferry passengers to and from nearby islands to enjoy activities like snorkeling, swimming and kayaking. The crew will help visitors with local information and provide interpretation of the many legends and stories unique to this area. Cruise operates daily from September to April. Guests check-in at 12.30pm at the Paihia Maritime Building. Your cruise depar....
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‘Kapiti Gold Coast’ Half Day Tour

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Your essential short city escape! Take a half day to relax away from the hustle and bustle of the city and explore the coast North of Wellington - taste locally produced gourmet delights, go back in time at Southwards Car Museum, check out boutique souvenir stores, and enjoy endless rural and coastal views. Travel through the seaside resort of Plimmerton and up the coastal highway via the popular Chocolate New Zealand Factory to Paraparaumu. Visit Lindale Farm where you can experience free Kapiti Cheese tasting, try their original homemade ice cream (own cost) and see farm animals. Travel onto Southward Vintage Car Museum, which has the largest privately owned collection of vintage and veteran cars in the Southern Hemisphere. The museum features many rare and valuable exhibits, including an 1895 Benz which was imported in 1900, Marlene Dietrich's Rolls Royce, and a Chicago gangster's armour-plated limo. Travel back via the Paekakar....
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Afternoon Harbour Sailing Cruise

 

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Enjoy Auckland the ‘City of Sails’ onboard Pride of Auckland. Our relaxed sailing excursions offer a uniquely local Auckland experience within an intimate and engaging atmosphere. View the stunning city sights while sailing on the inner Waitemata Harbour The crew’s local knowledge will give you the best harbour sailing experience Auckland has to offer Sail where the wind takes us while enjoying Auckland’s city highlights; including sailing under the Harbour Bridge. Sit back and relax or become the crew and help ....
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Agrodome Sheep Show

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The Agrodome is one on New Zealand’s most loved tourist attractions. Located just 10 kms north of the Rotorua CBD, the Agrodome is home to the multi award winning Sheep Show . This famous Rotorua attraction features live sheep shearing, 19 breeds of champion rams, cow milking, lamb feeding, dog demonstrations as well as a full New Zealand dog trial. There are three exciting shows a day at 9.30am, 11.00am and 2.30pm. Each Sheep Show is an hour duration.

Just 15 minutes north of Rotorua CBD, this all weather attraction is open 365 days of the year from 8.30am to 5.00pm.

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Agroventures Adventure Park

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Welcome to Agroventures - New Zealand's most thrilling adventure playground that boasts not one or two, but FIVE high octane rides that will set your adventurous side alight. The fun began in 1999 with the opening of the world's first commercial sprint boat the Agrojet and was closely followed by Rotorua Bungy, the super body swing Swoop, the Southern Hemisphere’s first wind tunnel Freefall Xtreme and finally the one and only Shweeb!...All of which promise to take you to the edge of your limitations. Situated in the idyllic surroundings of Paradise Valley just 10 minutes north of Rotorua and accompanied by a host of wildlife (foreign and native from Buffalo to ostriches), our picturesque park is the perfect setting for family adventures, team building, school trips or even an exotic picnic. Pick Two activities from the following: Swoop Feel your heart beat as the anticipation increases as your raised 40 meters into t....
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America’s Cup Sailing Experience

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Join us for an unforgettable two hours sailing. A unique opportunity to participate as crew on an actual America’s Cup yacht. Take the helm, exert energy on the grinders or simply sit back and enjoy the ride as we sail the beautiful Waitemata Harbour. Two hour America's Cup sailing experience: • Be an America's Cup 'grinder' or just sit back and relax • No sailing experience necessary • Sailings daily The America’s Cup is the world’s oldest and most prestigious sporting trophy and ultimate yachting regatta. Usually the domain of billionaires and elite professional yachties, NZL 40 and NZL 41 offer the unique opportunity for everyone to participate sailing on these grand prix racing machines. Trip duration - Approx. 2 hours Departs from Viaduct Harbour - Daily ....
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Art Deco Guided Morning Walk

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"a small New Zealand town that seems sometimes fictional" Far from the world's great population centres and from the European and American cities where 20th Century design evolved lies a small city that is unique. Napier, New Zealand, was rebuilt in the early 1930s following a massive Richter 7.8 Earthquake. Subsequent fires destroyed most of its commercial heart. By the end of the decade, Napier was the newest city on the globe. Nowhere else can you see such a variety of buildings in the styles of the 1930s - Stripped Classical, Spanish Mission, and above all Art Deco, the style of the 20th Century - in such a concentrated area. And Napier's Art Deco is unique, with Maori motifs and the buildings of Louis Hay, admirer of the great Frank Lloyd Wright. Enhanced by palms and the angular Norfolk Island pines which are its trademark, and bounded by fertile fruit and grape growing plains, dramatic hills and the shores of the South P....
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Auckland Bridge Bungy

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Auckland is home to the worlds first harbour bridge Bungy Jump and is operated by the Bungy originals - AJ Hackett Bungy. As part of the Bungy experience you'll enjoy an exclusive bridge walk out to the specially-constructed and sensationally-suspended retro 'Bungy pod'. It's here you'll build up the courage to leap out over the Waitamata Harbour. Once airborne take time to enjoy the views of the harbour, that is if you can keep your eyes open long enough. There's a variety of Bungy options available with the optional 'water touch' being the favourite. We believe you won't be able to capture the true spirit of Auckland without giving this Bungy a go. Bungy Stats: • NZ's Only Ocean Touch • Equipped to offer EVERY Bungy option - ankle tie, harness jump or tandem! • Free Jump T-Shirt • Include Exclusive Access to the Auckland Harbour Bridge DURATION: Under an hour. REQUIREMENTS: Age: Minimum = 10 years Weigh....
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Auckland Bridge Climb

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Only AJ Hackett Bungy can offer you this level of access to the Auckland Harbour Bridge; and this is the one and only Bridge Climb in New Zealand, coming complete with your very own tour guide. Lasting for 1 1/2 hours, this climb will have you wondering whether to look at your feet or focus on the spectacular views. Custom engineered walkways provide a safe, enjoyable and easy-going experience while you enjoy Auckland to the fullest with 360 degree views from the summit. Climb Stats: • NZ's Only Bridge Climb • Extensive commentary • Exclusively guided • Experience Auckland's most magnificent view REQUIREMENTS: Age: Minimum = 7 years old Weight: Minimum = 35kg, Maximum = 150kg Height: Minimum = 120cm Pregnancy: Sorry ladies but once past the first trimester you can not take part in this activity. DURATION: 1.5 hours TRANSPORT: Bus departs from Maritime Museum (Viaduct Basin) at 8.55am, 11.2....
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Auckland City Highlights

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See first hand why Auckland is regarded as one of the best cities in the world to live in, as you join this half day tour around the central city and picturesque suburbs. Our journey begins with a short trip over the Harbour Bridge to the North Shore before returning to the central city to visit Queen St and the Auckland Viaduct. We continue on through the Auckland Domain, the city's oldest park, situated on a 62,000 year old volcano to Parnell Village for our morning tea stop. The historic buildings of Parnell have been transformed in to a trendy shopping area featuring many boutiques, antique, craft and specialty shops. Following this brief stop our tour will then take you along the scenic waterfront route of Tamaki Drive to the Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park, in Mission Bay. A memorial to the first Labour Prime Minister of New Zealand and the founder of the welfare state. Michael Joseph Savage Memorial Park has panoramic....
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Auckland Harbour Cruise

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Cruise the sparkling waters of Auckland’s beautiful Waitemata Harbour and learn about the city's best-loved landmarks with full commentary from our knowledgeable crew. The cruise includes a FREE return trip to Devonport and a brief stopover at volcanic Rangitoto Island. Highlights includes views of the Harbour Bridge, the city skyline, Devonport’s historic naval base, Bean Rock Lighthouse and panoramic views of Rangitoto Island. Our crew will serve you with morning or afternoon tea (a hot drink and a muffin). On this cruise you'll have the opportunity to stopover at Rangitoto Island and experience its unique volcanic terrain first hand. Your free return ticket to Devonport can be used whenever you like - it doesn't have to be the same day. Hop across the harbour to Auckland’s ‘marine suburb’ and spend some time exploring delightful shops, cafes and galleries. Departs daily at 10.30am & 1.30pm. ....
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Auckland Jet Boat Tours

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Auckland Jet Boat Tours is New Zealand’s best adventure tour and a must, on your list of things to do in Auckland! Join us at the Viaduct Harbour in the heart of Downtown Auckland for a breathtaking, 35-minute jet boat tour of the stunning Auckland City Coastline, Waitemata Harbour and Hauraki Gulf. Departing from the quayside of the Voyager New Zealand, Maritime Museum, in the Auckland Viaduct on a purpose-built, Twin 300HP, Jet Boat for 35 minutes of jet boating action. With plenty of breathtaking scenery mixed with a distinctly New Zealand-style, guided tour and commentary, you will be up close and personal to the Auckland City landscape and landmarks. The Auckland jet boat adventure combines high-speed thrills with jet boat maneuvers that include 180 and 270 degree spins with sweeping turns, as you travel up to an exhilarating 85 kilometres per hour! With amazing views of the Auckland City Skyline, and plenty of photo opportunitie....
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Bay of Islands Full Day Tour

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Make the most of this popular day tour from Auckland with return coach travel to Paihia, including a spectacular dolphin watching cruise in the sheltered waters of the Bay of Islands. Our experienced local skippers will guide you through the beautiful clear waters aboard Dolphin Seeker, our purpose built dolphin and whale watching catamaran. Enjoy the large outdoor viewing decks as we cruise past the islands of the Bay. Keep a look out for common and bottlenose dolphins, whales and other marine life as we get you up close to the action from the comfort of Dolphin Seeker. Our catamaran is licensed by DOC (the Department of Conservation) for dolphin viewing. Enjoy the views as you cruise past the Cape Brett Lighthouse, before arriving at the majestic Hole in the Rock - hold your breath as the skipper navigates through the narrow space and admire the rock walls which soar above you. Take in the Grand Cathedral Cave before heading back....
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Bay Tours Estate Afternoon Wine Tour

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Hawke’s Bay is know as “Wine Country”, so why not let us take the hassle out of driving around the wineries, and join one of our expert tours. We pick-up and drop-off at your accommodation within the greater Napier, Hastings and Havelock North areas. A wine tour will typically include a food tasting to set the palate for the wine tasting. This could include Silky Oak Chocolates, tasting award-winning cheeses at Hohepa Cheeses, or sampling the range of olive oils and accompaniments at Telegraph Hill Olivery. Then, on to the wineries, where you will typically sample four to six wines (red and white), along with commentary about each wine from the cellar door hosts. The tour will visit three or four wineries. Visit 3-4 Wineries & tastings Visit 1 specialty food outlet Enjoy a complimentary cheeseboard Afternoon - 1pm to 5pm....
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Bay Tours Estate Full Day Wine Tour

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Hawke’s Bay is know as “Wine Country”, so why not let us take the hassle out of driving around the wineries, and join one of our expert tours. We pick-up and drop-off at your accommodation within the greater Napier, Hastings and Havelock North areas. A wine tour will typically include a food tasting to set the palate for the wine tasting. This could include Silky Oak Chocolates, tasting award-winning cheeses at Hohepa Cheeses, or sampling the range of olive oils and accompaniments at Telegraph Hill Olivery. Then, on to the wineries, where you will typically sample four to six wines (red and white), along with commentary about each wine from the cellar door hosts. The full day tour blends the morning and afternoon tours, and provides a great day out touring the Hawke’s Bay countryside and sampling the finest wines on offer. Full day - 10am to 5pm....
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Best of Both World’s Tour

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This full day tour combines the Auckland City Revealed tour in the morning followed by the Wilderness Experience in the afternoon Auckland City Revealed Your morning city highlights tour is a journey of discovery designed to explore the history and sights as well as see how Aucklanders live and play. Auckland is set on 48 dormant volcanic cones and between two harbours, the sparkling Waitemata and the brooding Manukau. Known as the City of Sails, it’s New Zealand’s largest and busiest city. Wilderness Experience Only 30 kilometres from downtown Auckland is the city’s largest regional park, the Waitakere Ranges. No other city in New Zealand has such a wonderful asset so close to it. In just 30 minutes you leave behind the bustle of the city and step into the tranquility of the rainforest. Travel to the Arataki Centre perched high on the ridge of the Waitakere Ranges and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views from the Tasman....
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Cape Reinga Day Tour

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This journey will take you to Cape Reinga, where according to Maori legend, spirits depart on their journey to the homeland - Hawaiki. On your way, visit the ancient Puketi Kauri Forest, with a 20 minute boardwalk past 1,000 year old Kauri trees and native bush. Enjoy a BBQ lunch at Houhora (optional extra for $23 per person). On arrival at Cape Reinga, stand on the northern most tip of New Zealand and watch the Pacific Ocean collide with the Tasman Sea. Ask your driver guide about planting a native tree at Cape Reinga (additional cost). Then take the opportunity to try sandboarding down the massive sand dunes on boogie boards at Te Paki Stream – try it if you dare! A fun experience that is available to all passengers. Your journey along the vast and empty Ninety Mile Beach will provide striking contrasts to the busy and populated East Coast. Feel the sand between your toes as you help your driver guide dig for shellfish (condition....
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Chris Jolly Scenic Cruise

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Nobody cruises further than our Cruise Catamaran. Once aboard the Cruise Cat you can take a seat and enjoy all the comforts as you cruise to the Maori Rock Carvings and around the picturesque bays of Lake Taupo. A full commentary is given on the volcanic history and Maori mythology surrounding Lake Taupo. Take in the fabulous views of secluded bays and the spectacular mountain peaks of the World Heritage Tongariro National Park. Daily scenic cruises operate all year round, except for the twilight cruise, and the scenery is stunning. On a clear day, the majestic volcanoes of Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe and Tongariro can be seen from the Southern end of the lake. This scenic cruise is the smoothest, fastest and most comfortable way to see the Maori Rock Carvings and all the fabulous sites. The Maori Rock Carvings are not ancient carvings but were created using traditional techniques in the late 1970's. They tell the history and mythology of the....
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Coast and Rainforest Walk

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Our full day excursion goes first to the Arataki Visitor Information Centre situated within the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park. The breathtaking panoramic views from the sweeping decks extend from the Tasman Sea to the Pacific Ocean. Absorb the area’s history and admire the magnificent traditional Maori carvings that stand guard there. Continue further west with our knowledgeable and highly experienced guides to the wild and rugged west coast where you get to experience the isolation of the area. Our guides walk you through an area of Auckland’s coastal rainforest where they explain the local flora and fauna with its giant tree ferns growing alongside picturesque streams in regenerating rainforest. You then get the opportunity to stroll on an awe-inspiring beach and experience the uniqueness of the soft black sand and the clear ocean breeze. This special day includes a kiwi-style picnic lunch at a scenic location. Your j....
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Discover Kerikeri

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Discover some of Kerikeri's best keep secrets in this popular afternoon tour. Kerikeri is rich in history and was home territory for the formidable Maori chief Hongi Hika, who terrorised many tribes throughout the North Island in the early 1800s. A shrewd strategist, Hongi made nearby land available for a Church Missionary Society station. He intended to use the mission to secure European weapons and other skills to further his war aims. By 1827, however, Hongi and many of his followers had moved on, leaving Kerikeri to the missionaries and the Reverend Samuel Marsden who established New Zealand's second mission station here. Reverend Marsden is also widely credited with planting the first grapevines in New Zealand. The vines were planted as part of Marsden’s efforts to establish a settlement for the Church Missionary Society at Kerikeri. He recorded the planting in his journal of his second visit to New Zealand: Wine still ....
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Dolphin & Whale Safari Cruise

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Travel aboard Dolphin Explorer into the expansive Hauraki Gulf Marine Park on Auckland's Whale and Dolphin Safari from Viaduct Harbour. New Zealand Whale Watching encounters 75% on our trips. See dolphins on 90% of our trips. We offer a viewing guarantee (conditions apply). The Hauraki Gulf Marine Park is a biologically and geographically diverse maritime national park. Over 25 of the 37 southern hemisphere marine mammals have been identified in this marine park, making up almost a third of the world’s population of species. Leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind and travel aboard Dolphin Explorer into the expansive Hauraki Gulf Marine Park. Experience the Gulf from the most comfortable and stable whale watching vessel in New Zealand Specifically designed for the sea conditions in this area Fully licensed bar and light snacks available for purchase Each trip is different, however all safaris offer: Dolph....
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Fishpipe OGO

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Invented only three years ago, the Fishpipe is a ‘”different spin” on a traditional OGO Ride. Climb into the Fishpipe either by yourself or with a friend; strap in and hang on as you take on the mechanical spin cycle. Feel the momentum build as we set you spinning for 90 seconds of head over heels fun! Not for the faint hearted you’ll reach up to 35 revolutions per minute. We control the speed; slow for the uncertain and furious for the extremists! This is a DRY ride and riders must be over 1.5m tall. IMPORTANT INFORMATION 6 years and over 120 kg and under per person 250 kg and under for combined weight Yes - you will get wet Yes - we can control the speed 1.5 minutes @ up to 45 rpm for 600 m Yes - we have hire clothing available THE DEAL Can’t get enough? Purchase the OGO combo and enjoy any 3 OGO rides for one price. Choose from: OGO Fishpipe Harness OGO H2OGO Sidewinder OGO H2OGO Straight Track IM....
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H2OGO Sidewinder OGO

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The experience of rolling down a hill inside a giant inflatable ball has been an iconic adventure experience since Andrew and David Akers developed their first operation in Rotorua back in 1997. Visitors are rewarded with spectacular views over Lake Rotorua and Mokoia Island as they Superman-dive into the OGO. With a 350 metre long track; this is the world’s longest zig-zag ride. Either one or two people ride the OGO down together, sliding in 40 litres of water (cool in summer, warm in winter) getting speed up on the straights before riding up the sides of the 6 massive corners. Riders must be over 6 years of age. Shorts, t-shirts and towels are available for hire. THE DEAL Can’t get enough? Purchase the OGO combo and enjoy any 3 OGO rides for one price. Choose from: OGO Fishpipe Harness OGO H2OGO Sidewinder OGO H2OGO Straight Track IMPORTANT INFORMATION You know the rules You can’t give one or more of your ri....
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Hobbiton Express Tour

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Travel south from Auckland over the Bombay Hills to the rich farmland of the Waikato region. You travel through the heritage town of Cambridge where tree-lined streets add to the English-style atmosphere. From here your journey takes you through undulating green hills reminding you that you are approaching Hobbiton Shire.

On arrival at Shire’s Rest you embark on your Hobbiton movie set tour. This location is the largest “green set” in the world and the only place where you get an emotional response with a movie set in a natural setting. You see 37 hobbit holes, the Mill and double arch bridge, the party tree and visit the Green Dragon Inn. At this stunning location you can take a photo at the door of Bilbo’s house, “Bag End”, looking out over the whole set to the hills in the distance.

After the tour your lunch is included at Shire’s Rest Café before heading back to Auckland.

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Hobbiton Movie Set & Farm Tour

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Your tour starts from Rotorua with a scenic drive across the Kaimai Ranges to The Shires Rest Cafe. It then continues through the picturesque 1,250 acre sheep farm with spectacular views across to the Kaimai Ranges. Your guide will escort you through the ten acre site recounting fascinating details of how the Hobbiton set was created.

The Hobbit holes, Green Dragon Inn, Mill and other structures created for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films can be viewed and you will see how this beautiful piece of Waikato farmland was transformed into The Shire from Middle-earth.

Upon completion of your tour of the set you will return to The Shires Rest to enjoy the Sheep Farm Experience followed by a complimentary snack. You are then returned to Rotorua.

Tour duration from Rotorua: 4 1/2 hours (approx).

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Hole in the Rock Morning Cruise

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Cruise through the sheltered waters of the Bay of Islands on Dolphin Seeker, a purpose built dolphin and whale watching catamaran. Enjoy the large outdoor viewing decks as we cruise past the islands of the Bay. Keep a look out for common and bottlenose dolphins, whales and other marine life as we get you up close to the action from the comfort of Dolphin Seeker. Our catamaran is licensed by DOC (the Department of Conservation) for dolphin viewing. Enjoy the views as you cruise past the Cape Brett Lighthouse, before arriving at the majestic Hole in the Rock – hold your breath as the skipper navigates through the narrow space and admire the rock walls which soar above you. Take in the Grand Cathedral Cave before heading back into the sheltered waters of the Bay. Hole in the Rock Morning Cruise and Optional Island Stopover timings: Departs Paihia 9.00 am Returns Paihia 12.00 for 3 hour cruise Or Returns Paihia 1.00 pm for 4 h....
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Huka Prawn Park Taupo

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On the banks of the beautiful Waikato River, just minutes from Taupo towncentre, you’ll find the iconic and unique family playground of Huka Prawn Park. With acers of land dedicated to the production of New Zealand fresh water prawns, and pure family fun, Huka Prawn Park offers a day of fun and excitement for all ages.

Activities

Prawn Fishing
Geothermal Foot Baths
Trout Viewing and Feeding
Other interactive Activities
1 hour is suggested for this experience.

Opening hours

Fishing Park - Weekdays 9.30am to 3.30pm. Weekends 9.00am to 4.00pm.
Park Tours (approx. 25 min) - Daily 10am, 11am, 12noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm
Riverside Restaurant - Weekdays 10.00am to 03.00pm. Weekends 09.00am to 04.00pm
Please note all hours are subject to change.

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Hukafalls Jet in Taupo

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Jet boat to the base of New Zealand's MOST visited natural attraction - the spectacular Huka Falls! Hukafalls Jet in Taupo is the only jet boat company permitted to take you there! A must-do attraction whether you're staying in Taupo, nearby in Rotorua or just passing through on your way somewhere else. Hukafalls Jet in Taupo, offers a unique combination of excitement and natural beauty. A 30-minute thrilling jet boat ride in the hands of a down-to-earth, funny professional jet boat driver who can make a jet boat do things you would never believe possible. The half hour of thrills, fun and excitement takes you along a beautiful river environment, lined with native bush, sheer rock cliff face and natural hot springs. Hukafalls Jet’s hours of operation vary between the Summer and Winter seasons. Summer Season (October - April) 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m (hours extending to 5:30pm over peak months December/January) Winter Season (M....
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Interislander Ferry from Wellington

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Interislander is the New Zealand ferry service which crosses the Cook Strait between the North and South Islands of New Zealand. The 92 km, three hour journey between Wellington and Picton is one of New Zealand's most iconic tourist experiences, and one of the most spectacular cruises in the world. Interislander operates three ships to carry both passengers and their vehicles: Arahura, Aratere and Kaitaki. All our ships offer a safe, comfortable and affordable journey, as well as a complete range of onboard services. Offering up to 11 sailings a day, passengers also have the convenience of a wide choice of travel times. Your trip across the Cook Strait will be both enjoyable and unforgettable. Interislander - Where the journey becomes a destination. Depart Wellington / Arrive Picton 2:25am / 5:35am 8:25am / 11:35am 10:25am* / 1:35pm* 2:05pm / 5:15pm 6:25pm / 9:25pm * Peak season only (approximate dates - from mid-D....
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Kawarau Jet

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Welcome to Kawarau Jet, based on the shores of scenic Lake Rotorua, New Zealand. If ever a jet boat ride lived up to its catch-cry of speed, spins and adrenaline, it’s got to be with Kawarau Jet. You’ll only have to look at the smiley faces of passengers who’ve embarked from the big yellow boat to know they’ve had an awesome experience. We offer an endless range of jet boat rides, combining sight seeing and the cultural aspects of the surrounding area with the speed, spins and adrenalin. People of all ages and large groups are welcome to step aboard and cruise with us across the waters of Lake Rotorua. Browse through our site or click here to read more about the different adventure options.....
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Kawarau Jet Parasailing

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Our latest adventure is literally “taking off” . Kjet parasailing is truly a unique experience where you can sit back, relax and enjoy the exhilaration of free flight up to 400 feet and some of the best views in the world.

Launching from the flight deck of our 26 foot Parasail vessel, there is either Tandem or Solo 10-12 minute flights before gently landing back on the deck.

No experience necessary
Minimum age is 12 years
Observers are on board for a small fee
Minimum weight 50 kg and maximum 200 kg
The boat comfortably takes 8-10 people on board at once

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Kawarau Jet SkyJet Combo

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We have combined the “Speed Spins and Adrenalin of Jet Boating and the exhilaration of Parasailing and created the ultimate combo “SkyJet”.

The ultimate combo is “Licensed to Thrill” and provides you with 30 minutes of adrenalin pumping action on Lake Rotorua with the thrills of New Zealand Jet Boating and 10-12 minutes airtime Parasailing to relax and enjoy the exhilaration of free flight and admire the amazing Rotorua scenery.

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Kelly Tarlton’s Underwater World

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Opened in 1985, the original Underwater World was the vision of Kelly Tarlton - an extraordinary Kiwi adventurer, diver, explorer and inventor, who wanted to share his love of the ocean with others. Today, Kelly's vision has grown to become a world-class visitor attraction, offering a uniquely New Zealand Pacific and Southern oceans experience. Antarctic Encounter The Antarctic Encounter is home to New Zealand’s only sub-Antarctic penguins, offering a rare opportunity to see the magnificent birds up close in their icy domain. A unique snowcat ride brings you within arms length of the 80-strong colony of King and Gentoo penguins to watch their playful antics on the snow and their elegant flight underwater. Underwater World Enter Stingray Bay for an awe-inspiring look at the giant stingrays, before delving deep into the Underwater World to see the rich variety of species from New Zealand’s co....
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Lakeland Queen – Lunch Cruise

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Need a quick getaway mid-day? Well look no further! The Lakeland Queen offers lovely views, delicious food, and wonderful staff—everything you need to feel re-energized for the day ahead! Join us on the Queen for our 1 hour Express Lunch Cruise departing at 1pm daily* including breathtaking views of Mokoia Island Sulphur Bay, and the peaceful sights of Rotorua town. There is plenty of time to enjoy some sweet treats or tea and coffee before heading back to the Lakefront an hour later…..this truly is an experience not to be missed! *Minimum numbers apply....
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Martinborough Gourmet Wine Escape

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Departing from Wellington Railway Station at 8.25am weekdays and 9.55am weekends and public holidays via Tranz Metro’s Wairarapa Service you will be met in Featherston Railway Station by your Gourmet Wine Escape Coach and driver. Visit the award-winning Martinborough wine region on this all inclusive wine tour and treat your taste buds. Visit four boutique vineyards, meet some of the families behind the vineyards and learn how this sleepy, rural town blossomed into an internationally renowned wine region. Just over an hour from the capital, depart Wellington by rail for a scenic journey with stunning views of Wellington harbour and the Wairarapa Valley. Visit 4 boutique Martinborough vineyards, enjoy wine tastings throughout the day, a delightful gourmet lunch at the charming wine village, sweet delights and later, relax with a delicious cheese platter and coffee. Relax and let our local driver guide you in our modern....
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NZ Riverjet – The Squeeze

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Begin with a scenic jet boat ride through Tutukau Gorge. Just when you thought you had an easy day ahead, your driver asks you to disembark the boat in knee deep warm water. You head towards a narrow gap in the cliff face ahead of you and start the challenge of The Squeeze. After manoeuvring your way through narrow crevasses, climbing boulders, and wading through warm waist deep water you emerge in stunning native New Zealand bush. Immerse yourself in the environment and take the opportunity to soak up the atmosphere while relaxing in the thermal waters of a naturally heated bathing pool. While ‘squeezing’ your way back to the boat, prepare your self for the action packed ride ahead of you. Children are welcome but must meet physical criteria and have a minimum age of 6 years old. Departs at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm....
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NZ Riverjet – Thermal Safari

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Only the New Zealand Riverjet Thermal Safari incorporates a fantastic geothermal wonderland and a thrilling jet boating experience. All this and more is packed into an absolute Must See Must Do 2½ to 3 hour trip. You’ll have plenty of time to relax and take in the spectacular scenery of the Waikato River, to learn about the Maori culture of this beautiful volcanic area and to hear the fascinating tales of times gone by. This awesome adventure brings you up close to a slice of New Zealand scenery only a select few have seen. The stunning scenery of the mighty Waikato River makes you feel like time stood still as you gently cruise through the spectacular Tutukau Gorge where the canyon walls rise dramatically up to 50 metres above the water. The stunning native bush and abundant wildlife you’ll encounter will leave you with a lasting impression. During several stops along the way our drivers explain about the rich history of the ....
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Nzone Skydiving Rotorua – 12,000 / 15,000 ft jump

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It takes a certain kind of person to jump from an aircraft at 12,000 or 15,000ft into thin air. It takes courage. Harnessed by space age materials to an experienced qualified Jumpmaster, you step out that aircraft door and for some 60 seconds you plummet toward the ground at 200kph, Terminal Velocity. The Jumpmaster will deploy the reinforced tandem canopy controlling your entire skydive. Expect sensory overload as your mind/body/soul fight against every natural self preservatory urge. DROPZONE Our Dropzone is conveniently located at the Rotorua Airport. Here you can select your photo and video options. At our viewing area, you will be able to see other skydivers both in the sky and coming into land. There are drinks and snacks available, toilets and a souvenir clothing and gifts store. We also have lockers to store your valuables while skydiving. WHAT TO BRING You will be provided with a jumpsuit, hat, goggles and gloves,....
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Ocean Adventure Express

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Experience the Ocean Adventure that the Bay of Islands is famous for. Speed through the open waters and ride waves. Go offshore to capture the excitement of the Cape Brett Peninsula. Soak up the adventure!

Your Ocean Adventure includes:
• Cruising among the 144 islands
• Visiting the Cape Brett Peninsula and the iconic ‘Hole in the Rock’
• Entering the amazing Cathedral Cave
• Hearing the fascinating tales of the Bay as told by your skipper
• Spotting the wildlife along the way
• The option to include an island stop at Otehei Bay on the Department of Conservation’s Urupukapuka Island#

#Only available on 9.30am and 12.30pm departures, subject to availability

Our high speed Ocean Adventure is a Rigid- hulled Inflatable Boat (RIB) that has great pedigree. It has been used to service offshore oil rigs, as a search and rescue boat and a chase boat during Ame....

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Palliser Bay & Scenery With Lord of the Rings film locations

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Get off the beaten tourist track on this tour of amazing scenic diversity. From world famous Lord of the Rings film locations, to wondrous mountain ranges, elegant villages, boutique wineries, rural farmlands, and rugged and untamed Palliser Bay - this tour has it all! Visiting only the most breathtakingly scenic Lord of the Rings film sites, we venture along: The Great River Anduin that flowed through Middle Earth between the Misty Mountains and Mirkwood, Hobbiton Woods, where the Hobbits hid from the Nazgul while fleeing the Shire. This film site located on Mount Victoria also offers spectacular 360-degree views of Wellington City, harbour, and hills. Helms Deep where the Orcs battled King Theodore of Rohan to overtake his stronghold, Rivendell where the room and the bed for Frodo’s recovery from the Sword attack by the Ring Wraiths was staged. The charming towns of Featherston and Martinborough, A top vineyard for wine....
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Paradise Valley Springs

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At Paradise Valley Springs, visitors can interact with a variety of wildlife that is found wild around New Zealand. Animals such as Deer, Pigs, Thar and Wallabies may be hand fed.

See Rainbow and Brown Trout in our crystal-clear pools and wild in the Ngongotaha Stream that winds through our park.
Get up close to friendly farm animals in the lively streamside farmwalk, Alpacas, Goats and Sheep to name a few. View native New Zealand birds, waterfowl on our wetlands and walk-through with our native alpine parrots the Kea.

Taste pure spring water straight from our natural spring, or purchase some of our own bottled 'Paradise Pure' to take away with you.

Experience our elevated rainforest treetops walkway, hidden six metres high amongst bush and huge native trees.

Get close to our Lion pride and check out our exciting Lion feeding at 2.30pm every day. PLUS, come and pat one of our gorgeous Lion Cub....

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Polynesian Spa – Lake Spa Retreat

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Overlooking Lake Rotorua, the Lake Spa is Polynesian Spa’s deluxe hot mineral bathing and relaxation area. Enjoy tranquil bathing and lake views in the four alkaline rock pools, each with different temperatures (36C to 42C). Here you are surrounded by revitalizing native New Zealand flora, natural rocks, and the energizing sight and sound of two waterfalls and a grotto that reflects the glistening water. A large relaxation lounge overlooks Lake Rotorua, where refreshments are available. As a Lake Spa guest, you are welcome to move from the pools to the lounge and return to bathe in the Lake Spa pools as you wish. Other amenities include well-appointed changing facilities with towels, lockers, soap, shampoo and hairdryers provided. Open Daily Bathing pools: 8am - 11pm Last pool entry: 10.15pm Spa therapies: 9am - 8pm ....
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Pride of Auckland – Dinner Cruise

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A dinner cruise with tasty New Zealand fare including some traditional Kiwi favourites at one of the best times of the day to experience Auckland's magnificent harbour.

Enjoy great sailing and, as the sun sets, watch the lights of this photogenic city come alive
Your experienced crew will describe Auckland’s unique sights and those wishing to participate in the sailing can do so
Choose from a set menu served by the crew during the dinner stop at our sheltered mooring
Cash bar onboard

Departs from Viaduct Harbour - 6.00pm

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Rainbow Springs

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Rainbow Springs is truly an attraction like no other in the world. Set in 22 acres of beautiful native trees and streams we are home to a huge variety of New Zealand’s most precious inhabitants. The entire experience is built around New Zealand’s largest and most successful kiwi conservation centre.

Since 1995 we have released over 1,000 kiwis into the wild. Added to this intimate view of one of the world’s living treasures, you will also be able to experience the adrenalin rush of The Big Splash (additional charges apply), explore our many free flight aviaries, feed the birds their breakfast, come face to face with pre-history in the eyes of our many tuatara, talk to Jenny the hand-reared kea, feed the largest wild trout you will ever see, experience the wonder of our bird show (additional charges apply) featuring some of the funniest feathered performers you will ever see.

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Rainbow Springs Kiwi Encounter

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Kiwi Encounter offers unique behind-the-scenes tours of a working kiwi nursery and hatchery. Eggs are brought to us from the wild and when they have hatched, and the kiwis are large enough to protect themselves from predators, they are released back into the wild.

During the tour you will see each of the stages a kiwi chick goes through before being released in to the wild - incubation, hatching and raising.

Kiwi Encounter Behind the Scenes tours operate daily on the hour between 10.00am and 4.00pm.

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Self Drive Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

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Experience the real Middle-earth with a visit to the Hobbiton Movie Set, the bucolic setting for The Shire that featured in the Peter Jackson directed films, The Lord of the Rings. Your tour starts with a drive through the picturesque 1,250 acre sheep farm with spectacular views across to the Kaimai Ranges. Your guide will escort you through the ten acre site recounting fascinating details of how the Hobbiton set was created. The Hobbit holes, Green Dragon Inn, Mill and other structures created for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films can be viewed and you will see how this beautiful piece of Waikato farmland was transformed into The Shire from Middle-earth. Upon completion of your tour of the set you will return to The Shires Rest to enjoy the Sheep Farm Experience. Tours depart from the Shire's Rest (501 Buckland Road, Hinuera, Matamata). Free courtesy transport departs frequently from the Matamata Information Centre....
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Sky Tower Entry

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A truly captivating experience awaits visitors to Auckland's Sky Tower. At 328 metres, it is the tallest man-made structure in New Zealand and offers breathtaking views for up to 80 kilometres in every direction.

Travel up in the glass-fronted lifts to one of the three spectacular viewing platforms, or for more thrills and excitement, SkyWalk round the pergola at 192 metres up or SkyJump off the Tower! - Not included in entry price, please ask your Kiwiway consultant for further detailsont SkyWalk and SkyJump

Sky Tower is one of New Zealand's most exhilarating and spectacular tourist attractions, you will be amazed at what you can see and do under one roof.

Opening hours
Sunday - Thursday 8.30am - 10.30pm / Friday & Saturday 8.30am - 11.30pm

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Skyline Gondola & Luge

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Jump on board one of the eight-seater gondola cabins and experience Rotorua’s most spectacular views! Skyline Rotorua’s 900 metre long Doppelmayr cableway system will transport you on a gentle, scenic ride up to the Skyline Rotorua complex. Providing panoramic views of Rotorua City, Lake Rotorua and the surrounding area, Skyline Skyrides is an all weather attraction, and is open every day of the year.

The Luge
The Luge is an exciting ride for all ages. A world 'first' proudly designed and built in Rotorua, the Luge is a fun filled ride on a three-wheel cart. The unique braking and steering system provides the rider full control and allows them to travel as fast or slow as they wish.

Gondola complex open from 9am daily, 365 days of the year. Last gondola departure from top terminal on restaurant closing.

The Skyline Rotorua Luge opens at 9am daily all year round. Closing times vary depending on tim....

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Tamaki Maori Village – Maori Culture

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Be welcomed into an authentic Maori village nestled in Rotorua forest, discover Maori art forms, ancient rituals and traditions, experience thrilling song and dance, and then share in a 3 course meal with your Maori hosts. The Waka - Coach Journey to the Village Enroute to Tamaki Maori Village, nestled in the thick of an ancient Tawa forest, your guide will instruct you on the rules of entering a Marae and the protocol you must observe. The visiting tribe must appoint a Chief to accept the peace offering and to represent those on your coach. Representation of your group is considered an honourable task in Maoridom. As you make your way to the village, you’ll learn about the great Maori migration - when Maori journeyed across the vast ocean in massive Waka (canoes) to New Zealand. You’ll also enjoy some fascinating Maori legends and stories from our history. Te Marae - Exploring the Village Step through the fortificatio....
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Taupo Bungy

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There is so much to learn about our business and our people. From our views on the environment, to our safety standards. Our business has a fair amount of depth, so we can tell you about our history and the development of our specialised equipment. All good stuff for those who want to know a little more before taking the plunge, or even if you are just interested in how it all works behind the scenes, we can tell you all about what gets down round here. We are open 364 days of the year, closed only on Christmas Day. Our operational hours are: 9.00am until 4.30pm in Winter 9.00am until 7.00pm in Summer (with bookings) Environment Taupo Bungy & Taupo Cliffhanger's reputation and success is reliant on the stunning scenery and natural beauty surrounding the site. Set above the clear and fresh waters of the Waikato River, it lies in the midst of a public track between Taupo township and Huka Falls. Our aim therefore, is to prote....
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Te Papa Museum Guided Tour

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Te Papa is New Zealand’s national museum, renowned for being bicultural, scholarly, innovative, and fun. Our success is built on our relationships with and ability to represent our community. Our collections span five areas: Art, History, Pacific, Mâori, and Natural Environment. Our exhibitions are interdisciplinary and interactive, and we have dynamic events and education programmes. We also have thriving commercial enterprises, including a publishing division, conference operations, and retail stores. Open every day of the year, including public holidays. Hours: 10am−6pm, and 10am−9pm on Thursdays.....
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Te Po Maori Concert & Hangi

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Te Po is Te Puia's evening cultural experience. It is a feast of storytelling, entertainment and Maori Cuisine. Experience an authentic Maori welcome - When you visit Te Puia at night, you enjoy an in-depth experience of the customs and traditions of Maori, with a traditional powhiri (Maori welcoming ceremony), a warrior's challenge and a full kapa haka (Maori performing arts) concert. Enjoy a first-class Maori feast - Feeding guests is regarded by Maori as an honour and a sign of a tribe’s mana (standing), so a sumptuous banquet is provided during the evening. This banquet combines contemporary cuisine with a traditional hangi (earth-cooked oven meal), where kai (food) is steam-cooked by hot rocks in the earth, giving it a delicious smokey flavour. Enjoy our illuminated thermal valley - Following dessert, you will be transported by our 'people movers' to enjoy the spectacular lighting of the Te Whakarewarewa Geothermal Va....
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Te Puia Thermal Reserve

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For over 45 years, we have welcomed visitors to our place, to hear our stories, to enjoy our unique culture and to experience first hand the wonders of Mâori arts and crafts. Te Puia is home to the internationally renowned Pohutu geyser, the National carving and weaving schools and the world famous Whakarewarewa guides. This geothermal valley is a special place, home to Te Arawa people for generations. The environment alone is of enormous geological significance, with thermal activity ranging from boiling mud to the world-famous 30-metre (100-foot) Pohutu geyser, erupting up to 20 times each day. Hot springs, boiling sulphurous pools, silica terraces and bubbling mud pools are among the natural wonders. The valley is home to many species of native plants and animals. You can take a guided tour of the New Zealand native bush or you can guide yourself around. Our guides will point out all the native species and describe the many ....
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Tongario Crossing Guided Walk

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The Tongariro Alpine Crossing spans the length of Mt Tongariro (19.4Ks) and takes about 7-9 hours. You start from the Mangatepopo Valley and walk over towards the Ketetahi road end as this will minimise the climbing involved. Winter Tongariro Alpine Trek (1st June-31st Oct) - Guided We guide the Tongariro Alpine Crossing all year and every day mother nature allows us a safe and enjoyable passage. Winter Guided Tongariro Alpine Treks are from 1st June-31st Oct. The route follows the same route as in summer. We can pick up from your accommodation in either, National Park Village, Taupo, Turangi, or Whakapapa Village, if prearranged (surcharge applies). The Group price includes:-A guide to customer ratio of maximum 1:10 (generally 1:6-8) crampon & ice axe, meeting at our base at 7.30am with return transport to our base at approx 5pm and a well earned refreshment at the finish. We have a great range of quality outdoor :- clothing....
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Volcanic Air Safaris Crater Lakes

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Volcanic Air Safaris is conveniently located at the Rotorua City Lakefront on the shores of Lake Rotorua. Experience the thrill of the helicopter whilst taking in the panoramic views of Rotorua from above plus five major crater lakes including the Blue and Green Lakes. (Flight time approx 15 minutes) (Minimum numbers apply)....
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Volcanic Air Safaris White Island

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Your scenic White Island helicopter flight (from Rotorua) takes you north over Hell’s Gate Thermal Valley to the Pacific Ocean coastline and the active volcano of White Island. Land at the crater’s rim of White Island and spend approximately one hour on a guided walk of this fascinating natural attraction. Experience the volcanic fury of the main White Island crater, view sulphur deposits, and the remains of the old sulphur mine. (Allow 3 hours) (Minimum numbers apply)....
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Waiheke Island Explorer Tour

Combine your ferry travel to Waiheke with our 1½ hour scenic tour of the island, plus unlimited bus travel for the rest of the day. It’s a great way to make the most of a day trip to Waiheke, offering you flexible and cost effective transport, while introducing you to the island's best sights.

Tour itinerary:
You board the ferry from the downtown Auckland ferry terminal and enjoy the scenic 40 minute cruise to Waiheke Island through the beautiful Hauraki Gulf. On arrival, your friendly local driver will greet you as you leave the ferry and direct you to your air conditioned tour coach.

Throughout your tour, your driver will talk to you about the island’s history and culture. You'll see Waiheke’s most stunning coastal vistas, as well some of the island's hottest properties; you'll pass beautiful hillside vineyards, look down on sweeping sandy beaches and get a real insider view of island life.

When the tour is over you can take advantage of th....

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Waimarino Glow-worm Kayak Tour

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Relax on the edge of Lake McLaren, watching the swans and ducks go about their evening’s preparations. Let our guides lead you onto calm Lake McLaren at dusk. Gently paddle into the night and discover the magic of the enchanting glowworm canyon. Energising, Amazing, Inspiring If any of the above words described the activity you and your group are looking for the Glow Worm Tour is for you. The evening will begin relaxing on the edge of Lake McLaren enjoying delicate New Zealand cheeses and refreshments or maybe a gourmet dinner.... Our guides will prepare to lead you along the picturesque Lake McLaren into the mysterious glow worm canyon. A truly magical, unique and inspiring experience not to be missed. Fully guided and transported from Waimarino. Double sea kayaks, paddles, spray decks, buoyancy aids, fleeces and paddle jackets all included. Approx. 1½-2 hour paddle (3½ hour tour). Enjoy our Cheese Board & Fruit Plat....
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Waimarino Wairoa Guided River Tour

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Explore the upper reaches of the Wairoa River from Omanawa. No prior experience required for this picturesque flat water paddle to Waimarino. Enjoy the peaceful wildlife as you float past in one of our sea kayaks. Stop enroute for a snack or just simply relax on the side and watch time drift by. This is a must trip for anyone visiting Tauranga. No experience necessary. - Approx 10 km flat water paddle. - Transport is included in the tour prices from Waimarino to activity launch site; kayaks and relevant equipment provided. - Approximately 2 ½ -3 hour trip. - All ages welcome. The oldest person to enjoy the tour thus far was an 84-year old woman and the youngest was six months. - Moderate fitness required. - The tour can operate in almost all weather conditions. Please contact Waimarino if in doubt. - The cooler or wetter the weather the more equipment Waimarino provides for the client. - Pick up/drop off vehicle transfers are ....
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Waitangi Treaty Grounds

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The essential element of your Bay of Islands visit is the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, the Birthplace (Te Pitowhenua) of New Zealand. It was here on February 6th, 1840, that the Treaty of Waitangi, New Zealand’s founding document, was first signed between Maori and the British Crown. The previous day a draft of the Treaty in English and Māori was discussed before a gathering of about 500 Māori and 200 Pākehā. Many Māori were suspicious of what was intended, but after much debate around 40 chiefs signed the Treaty on February 6th. The Treaty was then taken on a journey around the country to visit the chieftains who had been unable to travel to Waitangi and by September 1840 another 500 chiefs around the country had signed. For individual guests or groups, there is a range of activities to enhance your visit to the Treaty Grounds. The enthusiastic, award-winning guides and events professionals will work to add value and impact to a m....
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Waitomo Glowworm Caves

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More than 30 million years ago, the legend of Waitomo began with the creation of limestone at the bottom of the ocean. Now these limestone formations stand as one of New Zealand's most inspiring natural wonders and a must-see destination. Your guided tour will take you through over 250 metres of stunning underground scenery commencing with the impressive Cathedral. Your tour begins at the upper entrance of the cave and proceeds along a low narrow passage to the Tomo, a deep limestone shaft. Other magnificent cave formations include the Banquet Chamber, the Pipe Organ and the Catacombs. The highlight of your tour is an unrivalled boat trip through the spectacular Glowworm Grotto. As your eyes adjust to the dark, the walls and roof sparkle with the lights of glowworm larvae. Glide silently through the starry wonderland of the glowworm grotto, your way lit by a myriad of tiny glowworm lights glittering, and reflecting off the wat....
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Walking Gourmet Tour of Wellington

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Our flagship tour, this mouth-watering culinary experience concludes with a delicious, light, three course tasting lunch with matched New Zealand wines at top Wellington restaurant, Logan Brown* (2009 Cuisine Magazine NZ Restaurant of the Year Winner). Over a relaxed 4 hour walking gourmet tour around Wellington's best food places, your personal guide will introduce you to new and favourite flavours. Tour content can vary seasonally, and you may visit a boutique coffee roaster and stylish cafe, renowned specialist fresh produce and gourmet food stores, and a unique contemporary chocolatier. Walking Time: up to 50-60 minutes, at a casual wandering pace. Additional Notes: * Logan Brown is open for lunch from Tuesdays to Saturdays. If you book your tour on a Monday we will take you to another of our favourite restaurants. * Coffee Roasting is available during weekdays. For our Saturday bookings, we will still enjoy some of the gr....
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Wellington City Sightseeing

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The perfect introduction to Wellington City! Visit all the must-see sights and attractions, as well as venturing out for a leisurely cruise around our rugged Southern coastline. Make the most of your time in Wellington on this popular tour - A short yet thorough overview. Highlights include city, harbour and hill views from some of the city's most spectacular vantage points, as well as visiting many of Wellington's most famous sights, landmarks, and icons. These include: The famous Beehive and Parliament Buildings Old Saint Paul's Cathedral, the finest example of Revival Gothic architecture in the Southern Hemisphere, Exquisite Lady Norwood Rose Gardens, The largest wooden building in the Southern Hemisphere, Various buildings exemplifying classic early Wellington architecture. Enjoy breathtaking 360-degree views of Wellington City, hills and harbour from the summit of Mount Victoria, and drive around the rugged and pure sc....
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White Island Day Tour

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Seat in coach tour from Rotorua White Island Tours with PeeJay gives you an in-depth guided tour of one of the world’s most interesting volcanoes. The island’s history is related in an informative way, with scientific information explained in an easy-to-understand manner. The trip out to the island is approximately 80 minutes, depending on conditions, so there is plenty of time to take in the scenery and marine life and enjoy our commentary through the excellent microphone system on board. On the way out to the island our crew will issue everyone with safety gear, consisting of a hard hat and gas mask. Upon arrival at White Island, we anchor PeeJay and ferry everyone over to the island via inflatable boat to an existing concrete jetty. There is a short ladder to climb, a steel planking system to cross, and some boulders to negotiate before reaching the shore. Then it is time to start your exploration of New Zealand’s only liv....
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Wilderness Experience Tour

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Only 30 kilometres from downtown Auckland is the city’s largest regional park, the Waitakere Ranges. No other city in New Zealand has such a wonderful asset so close to it. In just 30 minutes you leave behind the bustle of the city and step into the tranquility of the rainforest. Travel to the Arataki Centre perched high on the ridge of the Waitakere Ranges and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views from the Tasman Sea to the Pacific Ocean.

Learn about and admire the magnificent traditional Maori carvings. Continue on to the lush rainforest where you can walk the easy bush tracks amongst giant tree ferns and view New Zealand’s famous kauri trees.

Move on to experience the power of the wild and rugged west coast. Feel the black sand beneath your feet as you stroll along some of the most awe-inspiring beaches the world has to offer.

Runs every day (except Christmas Day) 12.30pm – 5.30pm

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Wine on Waiheke

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Wine on Waiheke is a deluxe vineyard tour combining world class wine set against the backdrop of stunning Waiheke Island. You'll be transported by luxury coach travel to enjoy premium tastings at three of Waiheke’s finest vineyards. Mudbrick Vineyard, Ridgeview Estate, Te Whau Vineyard

Your tour concludes by transporting you back to Matiatia Wharf. Tours will depart from the Downtown Auckland Ferry Terminal, Wednesday - Sunday at 1pm (departs Devonport at approximately 1.10pm). No tours Christmas Day, Good Friday or Anzac Day.

The duration of the tour is 4½ hours, including ferry travel to and from the island. However you may wish to extend your stay and take advantage of the All Day Bus Pass.

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Zealandia Karori Wildlife Sanctuary

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Just minutes from downtown Wellington, nestled among the hilly suburbs, lies a place unlike any other - ZEALANDIA: The Karori Sanctuary Experience. Home to some of the rarest and most extraordinary wildlife on the planet, ZEALANDIA is New Zealand's award-winning eco-attraction. A must-see if you want to get a real taste of New Zealand's amazing natural heritage. Your ZEALANDIA experience includes an exciting new exhibition and walk in our ever-changing sanctuary valley. Or for an even more unique experience check out our ZEALANDIA by Night tour - a special nocturnal experience. Roam the sanctuary valley Step inside the world's first fully-fenced urban wildlife sanctuary - a safe haven for some of New Zealand's rarest native animals like the kaka - our playful forest parrot - and dozens more species found nowhere else in the world. Our popular ranger talks provide fascinating stories about some of our most exciting residents, ....
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