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We have personally selected extraordinary local experiences in nature. From authentic cultural experiences, wildlife encounters, meetings with the locals, kayaking, wine tours, cycling and sailing trips, sightseeing flights and more. Our focus is on nature conservation and small-scale locally owned companies.

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New Zealand is full of easy-going activities for friends. Hop in a helicopter and go vineyard hopping! Savour freshly caught crayfish. Days at the beach. Admire local art. Visit historic treaty grounds. Go on a cruise. Wander through nature. Barbecue, Kiwi - style. Relax.

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10 of our best easy-going activities for friends

There is no better way to explore the magical Bay of Islands than by boat. Hop on board Kopiko - meaning ‘to zig… read more

Kaikoura is well-known for its mountainous scenery and rugged coastal landscapes. Home to sperm whales, dusky… read more

On the rugged West Coast of the South Island lives a local legend. In the depths of Awakari Valley, you will spend… read more

Be fascinated by the starry night sky in the heart of the Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve. The… read more

An overnight cruise into the Doubtful Sound is simply breathtaking. Wake up to absolute calm and experience… read more

The Catlins is an untouched rugged corner of New Zealand - where the countryside meets the wild ocean. Tucked away… read more

"One of my favourite regions has to be the Marlborough Sounds. It's a great alternative to the Abel Tasman region."

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