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Landscape Photography Aoraki Mount Cook - NZ Travel Adventure

Landscape Photography Aoraki Mount Cook - NZ Travel Adventure

Adventure in some of the World's most beautiful landscapes around the Aoraki Mount Cook National Park a UNESCO destination. Includes taking you to our favourite secret spots that come from years of exploring and finding awesome compositions in the area. Coaching in mastering your camera settings and finding the best compositions while on location. Use of our gear and showing you the best lenses for the purpose. Teaching you how to use Kase Neutral Density filters for long exposure. Teaching you the principles of landscapes and techniques to capture your own epic images, Included are some images emailed to you. Personal coaching with your gear, making sure you get the best out of it....
Lotus Day Spa

Lotus Day Spa

Escape with us and step into your own private retreat and truly relax and experience world-class pampering and spa treatments. Our award winning private sheltered gardens complete with fresh water lake, majestic resident White Swans, Ducks and Bell Birds make this a truly special destination. Our qualified Thai therapists work hard to help you unwind and enjoy being treated to exceptional pampering. The Spa is luxurious, extremely private and a destination in its own right, allowing you to truly escape into a world of pampering and relaxation. We offer ELEMIS facials, massage therapy, couples pampering packages with a romantic spa bath plus half and full day pampering. Spend time with...
Lovoir Day Spa Christchurch

Lovoir Day Spa Christchurch

Immerse yourself in the sublime tranquillity of Lovoir Day Spa, a purpose-built sanctuary nestled in the heart of central Christchurch. This award-winning retreat, recognized in the New Zealand Architecture Awards for its remarkable interior design, boasts seven luxurious treatment rooms, including two dual rooms, designed to harmonize with your relaxation journey. Specialising in skin health, our expert therapists offer an array of rejuvenating facials and advanced skin treatments. With a deep commitment to fostering transformation, Lovoir's philosophy is anchored in achieving tangible results that make a significant difference in our clients' lives. Step into Lovoir Day Spa, leave your...
Luxury Adventures

Luxury Adventures

Luxury Adventures tailor unique luxury travel in New Zealand. Whether you’re travelling on your own, as a couple, or in a small group our bespoke itineraries will make your New Zealand holiday a special experience. We utilize handpicked accommodations, experiences and guides ensuring you receive something that fits you perfectly. It could be your honeymoon, a family vacation or just a getaway. Take a look at our luxury travel examples on our website to get you started or contact us with your requirements.
Luxury Helicopter Experiences - Picnics | Elopements | Micro Weddings

Luxury Helicopter Experiences - Picnics | Elopements | Micro Weddings

Let us create the ultimate helicopter experience so you can celebrate your special occasion in luxurious style. Perfect for proposals, engagement celebrations, elopements, micro weddings, anniversaries or a lovers lunch date. Beginning with a personal planning consultation, every package is designed to suit your unique requirements with luxury and romance at the centre of every bespoke detail. Our heli experience landing locations, in Canterbury, have been chosen for their unique scenery, stunning picnic and elopement spots and their proximity to boutique accommodation should you wish to make a night of it.
Mackenzie Alpine Horse Trekking

Mackenzie Alpine Horse Trekking

The Mackenzie Country's Lake Tekapo contains some of New Zealand's most picturesque and natural scenery. Teal blue lake water and chiselled mountains are amongst Mackenzie's jewels. Join Mackenzie Alpine Horse Trekking by sharing the natural beauty in one of the most natural forms of transport available, in a saddle. Choose one of our short treks from a Half hour trek for young children and nervouse beginners, 1, 2, or 3.5hr trek for the more adventurous.
Mackenzie and Lakes Alpine Excursion

Mackenzie and Lakes Alpine Excursion

From above or below, there’s no place quite like the stunning intermontane Mackenzie Basin nestled in the central South Island. The clarity of the air, the contrasting colours and contours of the landscape make this a unique and special place. Like a shimmering turquoise gem, Lake Tekapo is set between the craggy, snowcaps of the Southern Alps, golden tussock pastures, rolling hills and deeply glaciated valleys. Fly over iconic high country country farms into rugged wilderness, landing at a private spot in the mountains for panoramic views of alpine lakes and valleys carved out by ancient glaciers. Step out onto the mountainside to absorb the vista and take photos. Minimum numbers...
Magic Portal

Magic Portal

Step back in time to a world of mystical trolls and mythical beasts, separated from mankind via a series of magic portals, each guarded by a trusted goblin Gate Keeper. Rumour has it that one of the portals in Hanmer has broken, after the Gate Keeper fell into a deep sleep. Mystical creatures have escaped and are roaming the streets, wreaking havoc and getting up to no good. According to an ancient legend, the power of three magic crystals is the only thing strong enough to fix a broken portal. You have 120 minutes to roam the Queen Mary grounds, find the crystals, close the portal and save the world from destruction. Humanity is depending on you.
Mainland South Island with Farm To Farm

Mainland South Island with Farm To Farm

This is your chance to enjoy off-the-beaten-track places and iconic South Island experiences with a rural flavour. You'll meet passionate farmers and growers doing what they do best as we visit some of New Zealand’s most scenic farms and regions. Diverse and spectacular scenery, wide range of interesting farms and enterprises, tasty regional food specialties, meet and travel with great people, iconic ‘Kiwi’ experiences and remote High Country overnight stay.
Manaia Native Habitat

Manaia Native Habitat

Manaia is home to stands of centuries old native tress, such as Kahikatea, Matai and Totara. Second growth hardwood species include Kanuka, Manuka, Manatu Kowhai, Kotukutuku, Tarata, Kawakawa, Mahoe and Puahou. With only 2% of the native bush that once covered this area remaining Manaia is a unique haven for the biodiversity of Banks Penisula. Walks through the eighteen acres range from a ten minute ramble to an hour long circumnavigation, which includes boardwalks and stunning views of the surrounding valley. Picnic by the riverside or stay overnight in the camping ground or cabins and waken to the dawn chorus of native birds. We hope hope you will take your time to enjoy this...
Manuka Skies - Hanmer Springs Star Tours

Manuka Skies - Hanmer Springs Star Tours

Join us for an evening under the stars. Our guides will take you on a tour first using the naked eye, where we discuss different stars and constellations such as the Southern Cross as you learn to navigate the night sky. Get up close with our quality Celestron electronically guided telescope. This scope is great for looking at deep sky objects that cannot be seen with the naked eye, such as the Omega Cluster, or Sombrero Galaxy. We also have our range of manual telescopes which are great for a free roam experience. Our astro binoculars work great on our lounges, where you can lie back fully and gaze up at the wonders above. Pair these with our interactive star finder and test your...
Meet New Zealand Vacations

Meet New Zealand Vacations

Meet New Zealand’s self drive vacations are designed to give you the best possible taste of New Zealand in the time available, while meeting the locals. Your self drive vacation will feature: A leisurely tour itinerary with two night stays at many destinations Two styles of accommodation (Quality or Superior) bed & breakfasts & hotels Your choice of near new automatic rental vehicle Flexible, daily departures Our Bed & Breakfast hosts are chosen for their high standards, friendliness, genuine interest in welcoming guests and sharing real-life New Zealand. Choose from all New Zealand, North or South Island itineraries, 9 to 26 days, all featuring New Zealand’s...
Mercury Pacific

Mercury Pacific

Operating since 2001, and providing high quality travel management services to groups of any size and interest, we work with a wide range of clientele from around the world and deliver an array of tours, from ‘classic’ Coach Tours, Incentive Tours and Shore Excursions to School, Sporting and other Special Interest groups. We have developed fantastic Series Tours we are happy to customise to your requests. Our experience allows us to provide unique and unforgettable itineraries with incomparable service delivery and unbeatable prices; our customers return to us with confidence.
Methven Heliski

Methven Heliski

Methven Heliskiing is based in the remote headwaters of the Rakaia River, our terrain incorporates 3 mountain ranges and more than 250 named runs. We have runs to suit all abilities from beginner to expert. The standard "Perfect" heliski day includes 5 runs, and return transport to the helipad from Methven. The helipad is based at Glenfalloch Station, a working high country sheep station. The scenery here is stunning, featuring glaciers and dramatic peaks, with incredible views down the Main Divide to Aoraki/Mount Cook. All our guides are internationally qualified professionals. Methven Heliski is operated by Alpine Guides (Aoraki) Ltd. Flying every fine day, 01 July to 30 September.
Middle Rock Farm Tour

Middle Rock Farm Tour

The chance to enjoy part of a working day on a New Zealand intergenerational family sheep farming operation in the Lake Coleridge area, one hour's drive west of Christchurch. On arrival, guests are welcomed by the family and taken on a coach or 4 wheel drive tour out onto the property where high country farming activities are viewed and explained, there is the opportunity to be amongst large flocks of sheep and view working dogs in action. The panoramic views of Mt Hutt and the Upper Rakaia Gorge visible from the property are also a feature of the tour. Excellent roading means we specialise in catering for larger groups. Visitors should allow a minimum of 2½ hours. Meals available.
Moraine Lodge Weddings and Elopements

Moraine Lodge Weddings and Elopements

The Retreat is a private hideaway that offers discreet wedding experiences and is the perfect luxury destination for your special day. Your wedding will take place in one of New Zealand’s most spectacular settings, overlooking the Ben Ohau mountain ranges, Lake Pukaki and Aoraki Mount Cook. The Retreat has a beautiful selection of private venue options for your ceremony and celebration, from an intimate elopement for two, to a destination wedding for close friends and family, to a ceremony and reception for 200 guests. We offer a range of wedding packages designed to cater for weddings small to large. Each package can be personalised for your requirements.
Mount Cook Day Tour From Christchurch

Mount Cook Day Tour From Christchurch

On your way you will see truly breath-taking scenery: Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki. Visit Church of Good Shepherd on the shores of Lake Tekapo before arriving at the famous Hermitage Hotel for a delicious lunch and enjoy a scenic walk in Mt. Cook National Park to see the Tasman Glacier.
Mount Cook Heliski

Mount Cook Heliski

This is a wilderness of ancient glaciers, azure lakes, and endless runs - across 6 mountain ranges. Mount Cook Heliski has lines to suit all levels of heli-ski ability - from our exclusive terrain in Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, to the shores of Lake Pukaki and the Ben Ohau Range. Mount Cook Heliski is professionally guided by Alpine Guides (Aoraki) Ltd and flown by The Helicopter Line. Together we pioneered New Zealand heliskiing at Mt Cook back in 1974. We specialise in small groups and private charter, with a focus on safety and great Kiwi service. Flying every fine day between 01 July and 30 September.
Mount Dobson Ski Area

Mount Dobson Ski Area

Famous for its all day sunshine, wide open uncrowded runs and friendly kiwi atmosphere, Mt Dobson is the ultimate skiing and boarding destination. This family owned and operated field is located on State Highway 8, the main tourist route between Christchurch and Queenstown. The gentle access road leads to a three kilometer wide basin, boasting 14 separate runs. The largest learner and intermediate area in New Zealand, huge natural halfpipe and miles of fresh untracked snow make for great skiing and boarding for all skill levels. The rolling natural terrain is easily accessed by the platter, T-Bar and Triple Chair. With a ski school, gear/clothing rental and cafe Dobson has everything...
Mountaineering Courses and Guided Climbs

Mountaineering Courses and Guided Climbs

Alpine Recreation offers a range of guided ascents and mountaineering instruction courses to suit beginners through to advanced climbers. Or maybe you are already an experienced mountaineer but want to improve safety by taking a guide for an ascent of one of our 3000m peaks. Start off with a taste of mountaineering on the 3-day Ball Pass Trek, where you'll learn how to use crampons and ice-axe, or go straight for a 5-day or 7-day climbing course. We are the only operator to have our own mountain hut in Aoraki Mount Cook National Park. Our costs include equipment and all food.
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