A BESPOKE HOLIDAY WITH YOUR PARTNER

Uncover the treasures of New Zealand together

Before you read any further, take a moment, close your eyes and imagine yourself in New Zealand. What does your dream journey look like? Are you wandering through rainforests? Stargazing? Sailing into the sunset? Or enjoying picnics on secluded beaches, just the two of you?

See New Zealand through the eyes of the locals.

Astounding locations, unique small-scale accommodations and genuine Kiwi hospitality. Stay with locals, listen to their passionate stories about New Zealand and go to places you would never find in any guidebook.

Create memories that will last a lifetime
Create memories that will last a lifetime
Fly and dine at Waiheke Island
Fly and dine at Waiheke Island
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Our local knowledge makes the difference.

Sit down, have a chat and plan your dream holiday together with us. We design personalised holidays that suit your interests. Our travel specialists know the country like no other because they are native Kiwi or have lived, worked and travelled there. Please get in touch to discuss your wishes. We have lots of things that we can recommend from our first-hand local experience.

"We are an independent, owner-operated New Zealand travel specialist. I would like you to experience my home as I love it. Welcome"

Andrew Morten, Founder, and New Zealander

What do you get from us?

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Tourism can be great for the environment, and, with us, you make a positive difference

Let's accentuate the positive, reduce the negative and offset what's left

Sustainability in action

When is the best travel time?

Travel to New Zealand at any time of the year. During the shoulder seasons, spring and autumn, the temperatures are ideal for enjoying the outdoors. What kind of activities do you have on your bucket list? Which places have you always dreamed of visiting? We can advise you on the best travel time that matches your interests.

Hike the stunning Hooker Valley Track, Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park
Hike the stunning Hooker Valley Track, Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park
Enjoy a picnic together next to New Zealand's many rivers
Enjoy a picnic together next to New Zealand's many rivers
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How long do I need in New Zealand?

New Zealand isn’t a big country, therefore you don’t have to travel far to see new and different things. We recommend you to travel at a relaxed pace, for at least three weeks. You can visit one of the islands in great detail or see a few places on both the North and the South Island. The more time you have, the more great things you can see and all at a relaxed pace, no need to rush from highlight to highlight.

Stargaze in Lake Tekapo's spectacular dark sky reserve
Stargaze in Lake Tekapo's spectacular dark sky reserve
Discover hidden waterfalls in the Mount Aspiring National Park
Discover hidden waterfalls in the Mount Aspiring National Park

What can I see and do?

Snow-capped mountains, deserted white sandy beaches to ancient rainforest, that you can’t find anywhere else in the world. New Zealand is a mecca of things to see and do and you don't need to travel far to experience them. Kayak through pure wilderness in a double kayak. Go horse trekking over golden beaches. Soak in hot springs. Climb a mountain. We have carefully selected environmentally-friendly and small-scale activities, from easy-going, to active, and on to adventurous.

Start your day off with a thrilling jet boat ride through glacial waters
Start your day off with a thrilling jet boat ride through glacial waters
Find the best views in Wanaka with a local guide
Find the best views in Wanaka with a local guide

Where can I stay?

Experience the real New Zealand in our carefully selected accommodations. Stay with locals and enjoy genuine, friendly hospitality. A quaint cottage nestled between the mountains. A villa overlooking a deserted beach. A lakeside eco-lodge. Glamping in the heart of nature with an outdoor hot tub. Take a look at a selection of our accommodation for couples, from comfortable to luxury.

Spend a few nights in the remote Te Urewera Rainforest
Spend a few nights in the remote Te Urewera Rainforest
Be treated to pure luxury in our small-scale accommodations
Be treated to pure luxury in our small-scale accommodations

How do I travel around?

New Zealand is the ultimate road trip destination. A rental car gives you the flexibility to drive all corners of the country, at a relaxed pace. Travel to places that most tourists don't visit. With every turn of the road, New Zealand’s landscape changes. There is so much to see, you will frequently want to stop, take photos and enjoy the spectacular views.

Travel at a relaxed pace and enjoy the views in the Canterbury High Country
Travel at a relaxed pace and enjoy the views in the Canterbury High Country
Watch out for penguins on the Otago Peninsula!
Watch out for penguins on the Otago Peninsula!

Flying to New Zealand

You may have many questions about flying to the other side of the world. And, as we are specialised only in Down Under, we can advise you based on our own personal knowledge, about the best way to travel to New Zealand and for the best fare. With A-brand airlines that offer the highest comfort, service and the best flying schedules. All of your flights are carbon neutral.

How comfortable would you like to fly?

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Premium Economy offers you that extra bit of comfort
Premium Economy offers you that extra bit of comfort
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Sample itineraries

Your holiday will be designed just for you, but to give you ideas of what’s possible, here you can find many suggestions. There are various themes with holidays from 3 to 7 weeks. You can change comfort levels, add activities and flights, or change your car to get an idea of prices. To start creating your best ever holiday, we suggest you contact us.

Hike and discover the less known
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Be enchanted by nature

Why book with us?

We are New Zealand travel nerds. We believe small details lead to big differences. As locals, our aim is simple - to create with you, for you, your best holiday through New Zealand. When you get in touch, you will experience our level of expertise and service. We take the time to do everything properly, which is why we don't need a complaints department. Experience the difference.

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Frequently asked questions

More frequently asked questions

Small details lead to big differences. And specialist knowledge means we know which details need specific attention. But of course, to help you make your choices, you will have lots of questions. Here you can find answers to many of them.

All the things you love

and none of the things you don't

Our local knowledge makes the difference for your bespoke holiday through New Zealand or Australia. Your Journey Down Under starts here.