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  1. The Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre

    The Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre

    A tribute to Sir Edmund Hillary, humanitarian, ambassador and one of the world’s greatest explorers, the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre showcases the Aoraki Mount Cook region, its people and its place in the universe. Designed to educate and entertain, the centre features a spectacular state-of-the-art 3D Mount Cook Magic movie (Chinese & Japanese headset translations available), the world's southern most digital dome Planetarium, documentaries and a Museum which documents the pioneering heart of the region and features the impressive Hillary Gallery. The cafe and bar area offers indoor and outdoor seating and floor to ceiling mountain views. Explorer Passes includes unlimited entry for a...
  2. Tour Aotearoa - Full Length of New Zealand - Cycle Tour

    Tour Aotearoa - Full Length of New Zealand - Cycle Tour

    Whether you choose to ride the full length of New Zealand or just one Island at a time, we will support you on this epic adventure. Journey through the diverse landscape of Te Ika A Māui, learning about New Zealands cultures & history. Then sail the cook straight and discover the South Islands rugged mountain terrain and wild west coast. On tour, your awesome Escape Adventures support crew will have your breakfast ready for an early start and provide snacks for you to carry with you. They will provide daily ride information and ride sweep with first aid and mechanical support. Our support vehicle will carry your luggage, set up picnic lunches, and be available for mechanical support or...
  3. Tour Aotearoa - South Island - Cycle Tour

    Tour Aotearoa - South Island - Cycle Tour

    Make your way from Picton in the Marlborough Sounds, all the way to Bluff, Southland. Experience delightful off road cycle touring, wild west coastlines, rugged mountain scenery and quiet rural communities. On tour, your awesome Escape Adventures support crew will have your breakfast ready for an early start and provide snacks for you to carry with you. They will provide daily ride information and ride sweep with first aid and mechanical support. Our support vehicle will carry your luggage, set up picnic lunches, and be available for mechanical support or if you want a break from the saddle.
  4. Trans-Divide Excursions from Lake Tekapo to Franz Josef

    Trans-Divide Excursions from Lake Tekapo to Franz Josef

    The West Coast is a short flight away from Lake Tekapo and Air Safaris offers you the opportunity to fly over the main divide of the Southern Alps for a ½ day excursion. On the West Coast at Franz Josef you have a range of activities to choose from including nature tours, heli-hiking, four wheeler adventures, guided glacier walks, and a soak in the hot pools. We are happy to arrange activities for you. Experience a spectacular scenic flight that explores the Mount Cook and Westland National Parks flying over New Zealand’s highest mountains and largest glaciers. Our aircraft offer a window seat for all passengers and have wings-above for unobstructed viewing below. Your friendly pilot...
  5. Velocity Karts

    Velocity Karts

    Blokart: Harnessing the Canterbury winds under the guidance of our instructors, you will be sailing in no time. We have a range of sails to suit the conditions and your level of confidence. Whether you're looking for fun for the whole family, celebrating a birthday or anniversary, racing your friends or chasing an adrenalin rush, Velocity Karts has it all. Sustainable, accessible fun for all ages (8-80+) and abilities (tandem karts for younger children). Driftkart: Front wheel driven with unique low traction rear wheels, our electric Driftkarts provide an experience like no other. Unleash the drifter in you on our smooth circular concrete pad. Human Foosball is our 3rd fuel free...
  6. Waka on Avon

    Waka on Avon

    Leaving from our Booking Office at 794 Colombo Street, cnr Oxford Terrace and Colombo Street, opposite Victoria Square.This one hour waka paddling experience is an amazing historical and cultural trip on Ōtākaro Avon River. Experience the excitement of paddling a hand-crafted waka down the River Avon, and learn about the importance of the waka to Māori culture. Enjoy early stories of Canterbury's Ngāi Tahu iwi and the earliest European settlers, and the positive things they achieved building the city of Christchurch together.
  7. Weddings & Engagements – Scenic Helicopter Flights from Lake Tekapo

    Weddings & Engagements – Scenic Helicopter Flights from Lake Tekapo

    Our exclusive helicopter wedding or engagement packages mean you’ll have the flight all to yourselves! Celebrate your special day with a scenic flight and 30-minute private alpine or snow landing – the perfect backdrop for spectacular photos. If you’re planning a proposal with a difference, we have an exclusive location overlooking Lake Tekapo so you can ask your beloved that special question. Our wedding options can include a photographer package for three people, on a private flight to capture those perfect photos of your magical day. Flights range from 45 to 60 minutes and all wedding and engagement packages can be individually tailored for you – just talk to our friendly team about...
  8. Whale Watch Kaikoura

    Whale Watch Kaikoura

    Kaikōura is the whale watching capital of New Zealand, every Whale Watch tour is a unique experience and the sightings vary. Giant sperm whales are the stars of the show and year-round residents. A typical Whale Watch tour may encounter New Zealand fur seals, pods of dusky dolphins and the endangered wandering albatross. Depending on the season you may also see migrating humpback whales, pilot whales, blue whales and southern right whales. Kaikōura often hosts the orca - and is home to the world's smallest and rarest - the Hector's. Kaikōura also attracts the largest concentration and variety of seabirds on mainland New Zealand including 13 species of albatross, 14 varieties of petrels...
  9. Whale Watching in Kaikoura by Train

    Whale Watching in Kaikoura by Train

    Departing Christchurch aboard the Coastal Pacific, our two-day package will take you to the quaint seaside town of Kaikoura for an unforgettable day out with Whale Watch Kaikoura and the world's largest seabirds. Our Whale Watch Kaikōura package is simply unforgettable. This package includes: Return travel on Coastal Pacific, Coastal Pacific morning tea. Whale watch Kaikōura tour, Albatross Kaikōura tour and a 2-hour tour of Kaikōura. One night's accommodation with breakfast at your accommodation. Transfers between train, activities and accommodation and Coastal Pacific dinner.
  10. Wilderness Lodge Nature Adventures – Arthur's Pass

    Wilderness Lodge Nature Adventures – Arthur's Pass

    These activities are fun, personal and interactive. Join expert guides to hike alpine trails, discover the wildlife of Arthur's Pass National Park, kayak tranquil lakes, and experience life on a real working farm. See sheep-dogs in action, handfeed lambs and see merino sheep shearing. Sheep have been farmed here for over 150 years and farmer guides delight in sharing their world with guests. The Wilderness Lodge is located midway between Christchurch and the South Island's West Coast.
  11. Wings Over Whales & Kaikoura Kayaks Combo

    Wings Over Whales & Kaikoura Kayaks Combo

    Kaikōura is home to sperm whales year round, as well as a popular migratory and feeding route for many other species of whales and dolphins. From the air passengers can experience the true magnitude of the world’s largest mammal, the whale. These animals can reach an impressive 18 metres in length and weigh up to 60 tonne. Wings Over Whales Kaikōura operate high-winged aircraft, which allows each person their own window seat and optimal, unobstructed viewing. All whale watching flights are carried out in accordance with Department of Conservation Marine Mammal Regulations. Kaikōura Kayaks offers an adventure around the beautiful coastal waters that takes in the breath-taking views of sheer...
  12. Wings Over Whales Kaikoura

    Wings Over Whales Kaikoura

    Whale watching by air offers a rare opportunity to view not only whales, but also dolphins and seabirds, all in their natural environment. Up close and personal, you’ll encounter the true magnitude of the world’s largest toothed predator – the Sperm Whale, which can grow to more than 15 metres in length and weighs up to 60 tonnes. Wings Over Whales operate two different aircraft depending on demand; an 8 seater Gippsland Airvan and a 4 seater Cessna 172. Located in an inviting log cabin terminal, visitors can enjoy great facilities such as a cafe, gift shop, viewing lounge and free car parking. Let Wings Over Whales and their professional, friendly team of pilots ensure your whale...
  13. YouFly Trial Flight - Kaikōura Helicopters

    YouFly Trial Flight - Kaikōura Helicopters

    Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be behind the controls of a helicopter? Our Youfly Trial Flight is great just for fun, or could be the first step towards a new career. Fly with an Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) qualified instructor who will guide you through the take-off, hovering, flight and landing phases of co piloting our Robinson R44 Helicopter. Allow for 45 minutes to an hour for the whole experience from safety briefing, flight to debrief.
  14. YouFly Trial Flight with Garden City Helicopters

    YouFly Trial Flight with Garden City Helicopters

    Fly your own helicopter with a Garden City Helicopters YouFly Trial Flight. Here's your chance to take off, at the controls of your very own helicopter. A Garden City Helicopters YouFly Trial Flight puts you safely behind the dual controls of helicopter for a 30 minute flight with a qualified flight instructor beside you the whole time guiding you through your take off, flight and landing. A unique flight experience as a one off or maybe the start of considering to train to a obtain a private pilots licence, or as a career as a commercial helicopter pilot. Garden City Helicopters is a division of GCH Aviation, Holders of CAA part 141 Aviation Training Organization Certificate.
  15. Zipline


    Experience the adrenaline rush of racing through the forest while you fly down the longest Zipline in New Zealand, all while taking in the incredible views around you. We have two great options available for customers: The Full Tour Not one, but four great zips – all a little bit different. The first one offers amazing panoramas which seem to stretch forever. The second gets you ready for the highest in New Zealand, soaring at 150m up. Then finish with New Zealand's longest zipline at 1.1km long. The full tour takes approximately 2.5 hours The Long Ride Experience New Zealand's longest zipline. This tour see's you fly high above the forest canopy and runs for approx 1.5 hours.
  16. 21 Day South Island Grand Tour

    21 Day South Island Grand Tour

    This comprehensive tour of the South Island covers key destinations and activities over the course of 21 days. Go at your own pace with a fully detailed tour pack containing everything you need for the duration of your stay. It will include a comprehensive, printed and bound version of your itinerary as well as clear driving instructions and maps for each leg of your journey. It also contains all the reservation details for your accommodation and activities - along with relevant brochures and information. A few highlights of this package: - Dart River Jet - TranzAlpine Train ride from Greymouth to Christchurch - Franz Josef Glacier Helihike - Whale Watch tour Kaikoura - Milford Sound...
  17. Akaroa Day Tour from Christchurch - Heathcote, Christchurch

    Akaroa Day Tour from Christchurch - Heathcote, Christchurch

    Visit the beautiful unspoilt old French whaling depot of Akaroa.  Travel to Akaroa via Sign of Takahe, Sign of Kiwi, Governers bay, Gebbies Pass, Lake Forsyth and Little River, stop at the Hill Top to experience panoramic views of Akaroa Harbour, visit the cheese factory at Barry's Bay and sample some fine New Zealand cheese, lunch in the naturally picturesque setting of Akaroa Village at the popular Bully Hayes Restaurant. In the afternoon enjoy a two hour cruise on the Canterbury Cat exploring the delights of Akaroa Harbour and sighting dolphins, penguins and seals.
  18. Akaroa Experience Package

    Akaroa Experience Package

    The perfect combo for you and your group if you wish to properly discover all of what Akaroa has to offer. Start the tour with an exciting, fun, safe harbor cruise to discover the beauty of the water and maybe encounter some of its unique habitant the Hector dolphins. Following this 2 hours trip it will be time to relax and open up your taste buds at French peak vineyard. There, in its cosy cellar door or in a lovely courtyard, you and your group will discover some of the award-winning local produce of Banks Peninsula with wine tasting and a platter to share including cheeses, smoke salmon, cured meat and more seasonal produces. Finish this glorious day with a cocktail at Ma Maison...
  19. Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari

    Akaroa Guided Kayak Safari

    Calling all adventurers! Slap on your life jacket, throw on some sunscreen and prepare your self for a very special experience. We will guide you through an extinct & flooded volcano crater and give you the chance to experience chance wildife encounters with endangered species eg: hector dolphins, white flippered penguins, and NZ fur seals which reside in the marine reserve. Witness some of the most stunning scenery in NZ while joining us on the most environmentally sensitive tours in the harbour. Small group numbers are key as we are visiting fragile, pristine, and relatively undisturbed natural areas, enjoy exploring this marine reserve in a low-impact and environmentally responsible...
  20. Akaroa Stargazing - Date Night

    Akaroa Stargazing - Date Night

    Your immersion into the darkness starts as you first look up with your naked eyes. You will then get to see deeper into space thanks to our binoculars and telescope. Follow your Guide as he takes you on a journey of discoveries. Ask him any questions you might have about our night sky. On a clear night, it is essentially impossible to run out of objects to look for in the night sky, making stargazing an infinite source of inspiration and amazement. No prior astronomy knowledge is required. Tour overview: Private tour, Astronz 8” telescope, 10*50mm binoculars. Hot drink to stay warm, blankets, outdoor seating. Souvenir photo taken and sent by email within 7 days. Toilets on site.