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  1. 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.
  2. Ten Day South Island Tour

    Ten Day South Island Tour

    Tour includes: * Everything from our 7 day tour described on our website here: https://whitecloudtravel.com/7-day-south-island-tour. * 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.
  3. 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...
  4. The Best of New Zealand: An Intimate Expedition Cruise of New Zealand's Islands

    The Best of New Zealand: An Intimate Expedition Cruise of New Zealand's Islands

    Join Heritage Expeditions aboard luxurious 140-guest expedition ship Heritage Adventurer from the adventure playground of Queenstown to the bright lights of Auckland, the avant garde fashion capital of Dunedin and the sunken valleys and towering mountains of Fiordland – this is the ultimate Kiwi adventure! Explore the scenic playground of Marlborough Sounds; the iconic wildlife havens of Stewart Island and nearby predator free Ulva Island; New Zealand’s Art Deco capital Napier; the crystalline waters, golden beaches, and coves of the Bay of Islands; the diverse marine life and conservation sanctuaries of Hauraki Gulf; the quirky port town of Lyttelton and Garden City Christchurch, the...
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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....
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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...
  11. The Plains Railway & Historical Museum

    The Plains Railway & Historical Museum

    Our Museum site is located on Maronan Road, Tinwald, Ashburton - the carpark entrance is opposite RX Plastics. We are situated beside 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...
  12. 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 finish with a guided tasting of Curiosity and Divergence products.
  13. The Toy Collector

    The Toy Collector

    The Toy Collector is inherently linked to the NZ Museum of Toys & Collectibles as it's starting form and now as the entrance and administrators of the museum. It provides a range of toys and collectibles for those who catch the bug having stepped into the world of the history of play. The museum team knows that nostalgia exists in everyone and seeing a toy or picture can instantly bring forward a previously deeply buried memory. Taking a walk through NZ Museum of Toys & Collectibles is a rare opportunity to experience a very broad range of toys all in the one building and is sure to bring a smile to your face and remind you of some childhood memories, whether your 4 or 84.
  14. The West Coast Trail

    The West Coast Trail

    The West Coast Trail is a walking adventure that departs from Christchurch and takes you on a discovery of the alpine pass area through to the Wild West Coast of New Zealand. With four days of unique West Coast walks, you experience a diverse range of rugged and dramatic landscapes including tussock lands, alpine bush, West Coast native rainforest and sub-tropical bush. Highlights of the Trail include the distinctive limestone rock formations at Castle Hill, the Punakaiki Pancake rocks and blowholes and the lush rain forest of the Paparoa National Park. All meals, quality lodge accommodation, transport and the services of a knowledgeable local guide are included in the tour price.
  15. Tranz Alpine Day Tour

    Tranz Alpine Day Tour

    A wonderful 9.5 hour day tour to Arthurs Pass on the most scenic part of the world famous Tranz Alpine train journey, a visit to Arthurs Pass National Park including some hiking to see Alpine flowers, mosses, waterfalls and hopefully the cheeky Alpine Parrot the Kea bird. A delicious homemade picnic lunch with much of it grown in my organic garden and we can enjoy in a scenic location. Lots of opportunities for photo stops and return via Highway 73 passing many beautiful lakes & limestone formations. Option to jet boat the Waimakariri River Gorge or a farm visit including sheep dogs and shearing demonstration followed by a homemade afternoon tea. Tour leaves at 7:45am and returns around...
  16. TranzAlpine Train with Wildsouth Discovery

    TranzAlpine Train with Wildsouth Discovery

    Wildsouth Discovery offers tour options (private or small group) that can take you from Christchurch to Arthur’s Pass on the TranzAlpine train, from where you can explore the West Coast both north and south of Greymouth. Experience the dramatic Otira Gorge before heading to the “Coast”, viewing the rugged mountains, varied forest types and perhaps see the rare Kea, the alpine parrot. The West Coast is known for its stunning beauty, varied landscapes, jade/pounamu and its gold and coal heritage. Cape Foulwind, Punakaiki, Hokitika, the glaciers and the rainforests are some of the highlights before heading on to Haast, Wanaka and Queenstown. Private and small group tour options...
  17. Trott's Community Garden

    Trott's Community Garden

    Alan and Catherine purchased four hectares of bare land with an old house on it in 1978. In an old stable at the back of the property they discovered newspapers dating back to 1893 so the property had age on its side even then. Gardening was a passion for Alan from an early age with his first collection at 8 years old a spiky group of cacti and succulents. In later years he developed a passion for chrysanthemums and dahlias. The dahlias have remained a lifelong fascination for this gardener. The New Zealand Gardens Trust awarded Trott’s - six stars and designated it as a NZ Garden of International Significance, Alan was awarded a Queen’s Service Medal in 2017 for his services to...
  18. Uprising

    Uprising

    We are a ultramodern bouldering wall on Tanner Street, set in one of the most vibrant parts of the city. Bouldering leaves the traditional rope and harness behind for the freedom of unhindered movement – all that is needed is a pair of covered shoes, a dusting of hand chalk and the soft mat below you. This is a type of exercise for those who love to solve problems, to challenge their own assumptions about what they can achieve and surprise themselves. We want our wall to fundamentally change the way you think about indoor climbing. In addition, our downstairs training area has weights, hangboards and cross-training equipment making it much more than just a climbing wall – a...
  19. VINZ-TINZ

    VINZ-TINZ

    We specialize in tailor made itineraries: golfing tours, wine tours and transfers around the South Island. Driver/guide fluent in Italian, French, English. Small groups up to 17 people maximum can also be accommodated. All tours include transfers and commentary and photographic stops. Tours are custom made to suit and range from 3 nights to 5 nights around the South Island of NZ also day tours to nearby sights/activities such as Akaroa or Kaikoura. Private guided tours are the speciality. We are also Halal and Muslim friendly with options to include water friendly washrooms and recreational spaces with privacy.
  20. Waimak River Riding Centre

    Waimak River Riding Centre

    Quiet well trained horses will take you on a scenic journey along the banks of the mighty Waimakariri River at a pace that suits your ability. First time riders are more than welcome, as are families with pony rides, short treks to the river and back as well as our half hour Robin ride. Or just chill out and relax in our comfortable picnic area. Our Riding school offers 1 on 1 lessons for adults and children of all levels, school holiday riding programs and even leasing option.
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