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  1. Stravon Safaris

    Stravon Safaris

    We are a full service, outdoors driven, tourism operation based out of Stravon Station, a pristine wilderness property nestled in South Canterbury's world famous Hunters Hills, home to arguably the finest game animals in New Zealand. We help our guests achieve their objectives by giving them an experience that captures the very essence of what hunting & fly fishing in New Zealand is all about. We do this through conservation, passion and the sheer natural beauty of New Zealand.
  2. Sunrise and Sunset Flights

    Sunrise and Sunset Flights

    Photographers speak of the magic or golden hour — the first hour after sunrise or the final hour before sunset — magical moments as the light changes and the snowy peaks and sky appear bathed in pink and gold. As the sun rises or sets, take flight with Mackenzie Helicopters for an extraordinary opportunity to experience New Zealand’s highest mountains at their most breathtaking. Don’t forget your camera to capture the memories, the gorgeous golden glow and pretty pink hues. Perfect for a special or romantic occasion; even more fabulous combined with a landing for a champagne breakfast or a visit to the Bad Decision high-altitude whisky bar.
  3. SUP (Stand Up Paddle boarding)

    SUP (Stand Up Paddle boarding)

    It would be sacrilegious, not to mention impossible, for us to offer something that granted you the power to walk on water. So instead we're blessing you with the ability of paddling on water – the closest we can get to the real deal. It's your chance to give this popular sport a go. Get up close with New Zealand marine life. For beginners and advanced.
  4. Supa Karts - Next Level Racing

    Supa Karts - Next Level Racing

    We have a great variety of different race types, race speeds at Supa Karts Next Level, that allows us to cater from children as young as 4 years old, and our oldest racers are in their 90's. We have family rides, adult rides, race meets and competitions/leagues available. Our karts here are the fastest go karts in New Zealand with a maximum speed of 35kph, the maximum legal limit for indoor racing. We have an excellent fleet of top quality French engineered and manufactured, SODI Go Karts. Built for safety and speed, they can really get you around our track fast.
  5. Tasman Glacier Helihike

    Tasman Glacier Helihike

    Tasman Glacier Helihike offers easy access to the realm of the mountaineer. With your mountain guide, you will fly high onto the white ice of NZ’s longest glacier– the mighty Tasman. We meet our guests at Mt Cook Airport, provide a safety briefing, and equipment check. Then we embark on a thrilling helicopter flight into the mountains. You land at 1,200 metres above sea level and spend up to 2 hours in the mountains. This is a guided interpretative trek on the white ice. The gently undulating terrain is an amazing landscape of fluted ice, runnels, moulins, and sinuous winding streamlets. As your crampons bite into the ice, you will trek on gentle undulating terrain, below the highest peaks...
  6. Te Whare Waiutuutu Kate Sheppard House

    Te Whare Waiutuutu Kate Sheppard House

    This Category 1 listed house is one of New Zealand’s most significant social and political landmarks. It was the home of Kate Sheppard from 1888 until 1902, during her most active years of the campaign for women's rights. Discover the story of Kate's life and family history, her hopes, efforts and achievements, and the legacy of political and social change she contributed to. Te Whare Waiutuutu Kate Sheppard House is now proudly cared for by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga. The stunning kauri villa sits on an acre of botanical beauty, hidden behind a tall green hedge in suburban Christchurch.
  7. Tekapo Trek

    Tekapo Trek

    The Tekapo Trek is in the Two Thumb Range overlooking Lake Tekapo. It is available in 2 and 3 day options and also as a guided snowshoeing trip in winter. It is based from the fully stocked Rex Simpson hut, so that means pack weight is kept to a minimum. The area encompasses the spectacular landscapes of ice-steepened mountains and broad glaciated valleys of Te Kahui Kaupeka Conservation Park. Views of Mount Cook and surrounding peaks are spectacular from Snake Ridge on your way up to the 2070m Beuzenberg Peak. This is the highest point on the Te Araroa Trail If you are new to overnight hiking, then this is an ideal introduction, especially for familiy groups.
  8. Temple Basin Ski Field

    Temple Basin Ski Field

    Temple Basin offers catered accommodation and has 3 rope tows in Arthur's Pass National Park. It is a club ski field which means it is run by volunteers and any operational profits go back into maintaining and running the ski area. Access to the ski area is via a walking track that generally takes around 45 minutes. A goodslift is available to carry bags, skis, and other equipment up to the ski lodge. The lodge is comfortable with heaters, hot showers, a drying room, a bar, a full time chef, and bunk room style accommodation and can host up to 65 guests.
  9. Ten Day South Island Tour

    Ten Day South Island Tour

    Tour includes: * Everything from our 7 day tour described on our website here: * Personal guide throughout. * All accommodation, meals and activities, plus TSS Earnslaw and Colonel’s Homestead, Glacier Explorers, Sir Edmund Hillary Centre, Mt Cook hiking (suitable for all abilities) and the stunning blue lakes of Pukaki & Tekapo. * All transport on your own private coach and return flight to Auckland.
  10. Terrace Edge Vineyard & Olive Grove

    Terrace Edge Vineyard & Olive Grove

    Terrace Edge is the dream of the Chapman family who, in 1999, purchased the property which was part of a long established sheep farm. The development of the vineyard and olive grove has been a labour of love by the extended family who have used their many and varied skills to see the vision become a reality. Peter Chapman, Viticulturist, is the youngest of Bruce and Jill’s three sons. Since graduating from Lincoln University in 2003, he has managed the ongoing development of the 15 ha vineyard and 1700-tree olive grove. He believes that premium wine is first hand-crafted in the vineyard, making no comprises - exclusively using natural organic methods and meticulously hand-tending the...
  11. The Big Explore

    The Big Explore

    Leaving Christchurch we embark on a fabulous journey incorporating some stunning views on our way to Akaroa Summit to sea. I stop for photos, coffee, shopping & toilet. We make our own brew coffee and tea at lunch time and have a full picnic lunch by the sea or a view high up. Explore Akaroa, Little River, and more beautiful spots on the Banks Peninsula. I would love you to come & explore this beautiful region with me. Come and explore this very interesting Peninsula, there are great views of the Southern Alps, Clear skies that enhance the blue waters of the two Volcanoes that have created harbours in both Lyttleton and Akaroa Are you Interested in our Māori History? Okains Bay is the place...
  12. The Cairns Alpine Resort Golf Course

    The Cairns Alpine Resort Golf Course

    The Cairns Alpine Resort Golf Course is a links-designed 9-hole course with two tee blocks per green, allowing for a full 18-hole round. We built the course to fit the landscape and character of the Mackenzie Country, and used the natural features and contours of the land. The course looks out over the beautiful landscape of Lake Tekapo and the Southern Alps. Golf is complimentary with all accommodation bookings at The Cairns, or available for a green fee to visitors not staying with us. We can also supply golf clubs and gear, as well as golf carts and trundlers. We are able to organise golf lessons with a local golf instructor by prior arrangement.
  13. The Cairns Alpine Resort Petting Farm

    The Cairns Alpine Resort Petting Farm

    Right at the heart of The Cairns Alpine Resort, Lake Tekapo, is a family favourite - our animal petting farm. Pat and feed sheep, alpaca, bunnies, lambs, calves and even our very own Kunekune pig, Whiskey. He’ll be your best friend for life if you do. Enjoy cute photos opportunities and lots of fun for kids and adults. ‍ Guests staying at The Cairns Alpine Resort have complimentary access to our animal petting farm. For non-guests, access and animal feed is available for a small fee. Open during office hours - no need to book, just drop in.
  14. The Court Theatre

    The Court Theatre

    Inside the walls of the old grain shed is a diverse and dynamic company of 60 permanent staff plus hundreds of artists and artisans who produce 19 productions each year. Over 150,000 ticket buyers enter The Court each year to feast on the varied offering of theatrical works, all created and produced on-site. The Court has matched the ever-diversifying Christchurch population and creates and supports work for everyone in our community including children and families, for the Tangata Whenua and for Christchurch’s growing Pasifika communities. There are upcoming shows for everyone, whether you like comedy, drama, musicals or family-friendly shows. The Court Theatre is your theatre....
  15. The Giants House

    The Giants House

    The Giant's House was the first bank managers house in Akaroa, built 1880 of totara and kauri. It is grand in size, proportions, and features. Elegant and comfortable, it is designed and decorated in the french style. Being the home of an artist it balances and contrasts the historic and contemporary. Both the house and terraced gardens are full of surprises -expect the unexpected at The Giant's House! The Giant's House - A historic Akaroa house with original artworks, terraced gardens with sculptures and mosaics. A creative feast and a wonderful experience. Romantic secluded and quiet, but only a few minutes walk to the centre of Akaroa.
  16. The Gift Company - Christchurch Airport

    The Gift Company - Christchurch Airport

    The Gift Company showcases locally designed and manufactured gifts including a wonderful selection of thoughtful and quality homeware gifting ideas, gorgeous bath & body products, inspired accessories and some yummy treats. You’ll be sure to find the perfect gift for someone special or to spoil yourself.
  17. The Inside Story Ltd

    The Inside Story Ltd

    Private custom tours, designed to give you understanding and valuable insights into the South Island. Your itinerary is carefully planned around your special requirements and interests. Your tour may include the South Island's main attractions, idyllic places off the beaten track, or a combination of the two. Your professional guide will bring to life the plants, wildlife and landforms that make the South Island so distinctive, as well as its rich Maori and European colonial history. Your choice of accommodation in lodges, hotels or B&Bs in bustling resorts, quaint towns or serene places in the middle of nowhere, you choose. Custom day tours from Christchurch are also available.
  18. The Kaikoura Coast Track

    The Kaikoura Coast Track

    Relax at lunch shelters with great views while enjoying a refreshing hot drink. Tramp through bush filled gullies to views of the Seaward Kaikoura Mountains rising out of the vast Pacific Ocean. A great chance to get into real New Zealand and meet farming families who have lived here for generations. We transport your luggage and provide comfortable upper-end backpacker accommodation. We are located 40 km south of Kaikoura, easily accessed by car or busesand provide safe car parking. With up to only 10 people walking each day, space, peace, nature are all you share. Best of all , included in the fee, is luggage transport round the track, so you walk with only a day pack. Accommodations...
  19. The Plains Railway & Historical Museum

    The Plains Railway & Historical Museum

    We are situated in the picturesque Tinwald Domain, complete with pond and playground. Entry is via donation. Open days are held between September and June with an operating loco, view our website for further detailed information. Volunteer working members can be found on-site almost daily - who will provide a tour of interest around the site. Our vast collection of steam and diesel shunting locomotives, railcar and freight wagons is not to be missed for any heritage railway enthusiast. Our unique rural history display includes tractors, implements and a Buckeye Triple Expansion Engine show Ashburton's pioneering past.
  20. The Spirits Workshop Distillery Tour

    The Spirits Workshop Distillery Tour

    Here's a tour for Gin and Whisky enthusiasts. While away an hour or two exploring all things Curiosity Gin and Divergence Whisky at The Spirits Workshop Distillery. Your host will take you through the distillery where you'll learn directly from these talented distillers the history of the craft, how Whisky and Gin are made, see the stills and soak up the smell of the barrel room. All tours include a guided tasting of Curiosity and Divergence products.