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  1. Rainforest, Raft & Glacier

    Rainforest, Raft & Glacier

    Punakaiki on Te Wai Pounamu’s rugged West Coast is the perfect place to escape from it all and recharge the batteries for a few days. Enjoy relaxing seaside accommodation at Hydrangea Cottage, a wander through the incredible Punakaiki Pancake Rocks & Blowholes and a glow worm caving experience like no other. The trip starts with a journey on a rainforest train, a walk through dense bush and a wander into a large limestone cave. Following this you will lie on a tube and drift under the light of thousands upon thousands of glow worms on the cave ceiling. Then head South and enjoy a scenic helicopter flight and snow landing on the snow above Franz Josef or Fox Glacier, two of three glaciers...
  2. Road Cycling | Adventure South NZ

    Road Cycling | Adventure South NZ

    Drop the panniers and forget about route planning, we’ve got you covered. Our extensive range of fully supported Road Cycling tours will allow you to put all of your energy into quality cycling and focus on the great adventure ahead. As New Zealand cycling experts, our trips have been designed to take you away from the busy roads and show you the very best scenery as well as taking you to hidden spots you’d struggle to find on your own. Some of our road tours allow you to cycle point to point, and others will have the opportunity for you to ride extra kilometers to maximise your journey. Start your road cycling adventure by finding the perfect tour for you.
  3. Scenic Helicopter Flights from Lake Tekapo

    Scenic Helicopter Flights from Lake Tekapo

    Experience the thrill of a helicopter flight and see the very best of the Mackenzie with stunning views of Lake Tekapo, snowy mountain ranges, Aoraki Mt Cook, beautiful braided rivers, and turquoise glacial lakes. Why fly with us? Our helicopter flights will show you some of New Zealand’s most spectacular scenery. Snow or alpine landings with panoramic views, and the beautiful silence and tranquility of being high in the mountains. Safe, modern helicopters with experienced local pilots. Flights range from 15 to 60 minutes. Wedding and engagement packages available. Helicopter and fixed wing aircraft combo deal, including our renowned Grand Traverse flight. Family-owned business with...
  4. South Island Mountain Bike Tour | Adventure South NZ

    South Island Mountain Bike Tour | Adventure South NZ

    Our fully supported South Island Mountain Bike Adventure offers the perfect mix of smooth flowing trails and technical backcountry riding through some of our favourite parts of New Zealand. Take on the sweeping alpine tracks of the Craigieburn Ranges, the rugged single track of the Old Ghost Road, the West Coast's Blue Spur, and the outback trails of the St James trails before relaxing in a thermal wonderland. Join a great crew complete with qualified driver and guide so that transport logistics, accommodation and most meals are sorted.
  5. South Pacific Helicopters

    South Pacific Helicopters

    We are the only owner operator in Kaikōura and you get to fly with him. Our goal is to share the beauty of Kaikōura, as well as the local our local residents, whales, dolphins & deals, which makes this place the best in the world for marine wildlife encounters. With every tour we convey our passion for this beautiful place and offer exceptional customer service to provide one-of-a-kind and unforgettable experiences. From Whale watching by air, Mountain landings, Marine biologist, Heli-rafting, Heli-picnic, Heli-hunting, Heli-weddings, and the most amazing luxury experience Matai Peak.
  6. South Pacific Helicopters - Heli Gin - Meet Mt Fyffe Distillery

    South Pacific Helicopters - Heli Gin - Meet Mt Fyffe Distillery

    Relax & enjoy a scenic flight while Daniel, our chief pilot and CEO, will educate you on the surroundings and land you on Mt Fyffe. Here you can inhale the fresh mountain air and meet New Zealand's newest gin maker, Justine Schroder, owner of Mt Fyffe Distillery. Justine will pour her premium gin and tell you the story as to how the award-winning gin was launched. Mt Fyffe Distillery is a small boutique distillery set on the foothills of Mt Fyffe, Kaikōura. Using botanics sourced from around their family farm and the local environment, led Justine to create two distinct blends of small batch artisan London dry gin; Woolshed Gin & Shearwater Gin. This package also includes a complimentary...
  7. South Pacific Helicopters - Heli Hunting

    South Pacific Helicopters - Heli Hunting

    The Kaikōura region offers premier high-country alpine hunting for red deer, chamois, wild pigs and goats. Utilising South Pacific Helicopters EC130 we are able to take up to 6 hunters. Drop off and pick ups are available from a variety of different locations. We recommend that each party carries a personal locator beacon (PLB) or a Garmin in reach. Unsure of where to go? Our pilots have extensive local knowledge and flying experience providing safe access to remote wilderness areas. We are more than happy to advise you on the best hunting locations during each season and can recommend experienced local guides with confidence.
  8. South Pacific Helicopters - Heli Rafting

    South Pacific Helicopters - Heli Rafting

    This half day heli-rafting tour starts at our helipads in Kaikōura then heads deep into the Clarence river reserve where you will get to experience parts of the Clarence river seldom explored. After weaving your way through the mountains the helicopter will then make a landing beside the river bed where you will meet your raft guides, who will guide you through the next part of your adventure. Following natures own highway, the rafting trip promises picturesque and ever changing scenery as you float on down through the gaping valleys of the reserve. Along the way you will get to experience gentle but fun grade 2 rapids, making it a perfect adventure for any family or group of friends of all...
  9. South Pacific Helicopters - Heli Weddings

    South Pacific Helicopters - Heli Weddings

    The sky is the limit. Based in Kaikōura we are available for charter all over the Canterbury region, all year round. Our modern fleet consists of a 4 seater Airbus H120 and a 6 seater Airbus H130 which allows us to cater for groups large & small. We can guarantee a unique and memorable experience every time.
  10. South Pacific Helicopters - Matai Peak Experience

    South Pacific Helicopters - Matai Peak Experience

    Nestled amongst the coastline of the Pacific Ocean and native forest valleys, bordered by the Conway River, on New Zealand's most iconic Angus stud farm, sits Matai Peak – Luxury Kaikoura coastal experience. Take a 15 minute heli flight from Kaikoura to this stunning location. Upgrade to a whale watching experience along the way. Land at a private and secluded hut on New Zealand’s largest Angus stud farm, the iconic Te Mania then enjoy a lunch of locally sourced and produced delicacies Climb aboard a 4x4 buggy with the farmer for a full tour of the extraordinary pastures and incredible vistas. At the end of the tour, drop into Te Mania’s ‘Saloon Bar’ for a well-deserved refreshment...
  11. South Pacific Helicopters - Middlehurst Experience

    South Pacific Helicopters - Middlehurst Experience

    Located in the Awatere Valley, enjoy a scenic flight through both the Seaward and Inland Kaikōura ranges on route. Sit down to a beautiful lunch, made using local and farm produce, catered by Middlehurst's professionally trained private chef who has years of industry experience, working in acclaimed restaurants around the world. To top off your special day, enjoy a wool shed experience and Can-Am tour of the farm taking in the views from the top of the mountains and learning how Willie & Sue operate the cattle and day to day working of the farm. Enquire about upgrading to an overnight experience including afternoon platter after your farm tour, dinner with 2 complimentary drinks, amazing...
  12. South Pacific Helicopters - Rodin Cars Experience

    South Pacific Helicopters - Rodin Cars Experience

    David Dicker’s Rodin Cars is located in beautiful Waiau, North Canterbury. This makes the experience of owning one of the most exciting new single-seat track cars, all the more exclusive. Escape reality for the fastest laps of your life & reimagine what freedom feels like. Fly in one of our premium Airbus helicopters to this slice of paradise. Rodin Cars will greet you and get you fitted into your own racing seat. Take a tour of the workshops and facilities and see first hand how they make these excellent race cars. Get up close and personal with the FZED and the F3. Enjoy a five star lunch, then you are off on the drivers experience. See the FZED on the racetrack, take passenger laps...
  13. South Pacific Helicopters - Scenic Flights

    South Pacific Helicopters - Scenic Flights

    There is so much to discover in Kaikoura in addition to the marine wildlife. Enjoy unparalleled views of the Pacific Ocean, the Kaikōura Mountain Ranges, and the Kaikōura Peninsula with the coastal Explorer flight or join the Aftershock adventure and view the unique geological sights from the 2016 earthquake before landing at one of South Pacific's exclusive landing sights. If you are after an even more actioned packed experience, South Pacific Helicopters also offers heli-rafting, heli-biking and heli-hunting tours. All of South Pacific Helicopter's tours can be customised to create that unforgettable experience.
  14. South Pacific Helicopters - Ultimate Adventure

    South Pacific Helicopters - Ultimate Adventure

    Kaikōura Ultimate Adventure is an incredible experience capturing the best of Kaikōura's magnificent vistas of coastal shores, picturesque landscapes, majestic mountain ranges, and diverse marine wildlife in a way only a helicopter can. This tour begins with whale watching. Heading out over the Kaikōura Whale Sanctuary and Hikurangi Marine Reserve to view the incredible wildlife found in Kaikōura’s waters. Experience the magnificent Sperm whale, which can be found here year-round. Kaikōura is also a migratory route for a variety of different whale and dolphin species such as the humpback whale, blue whale, southern right whale, killer whale, and more.
  15. South Pacific Helicopters - Whale Watching

    South Pacific Helicopters - Whale Watching

    From our helipads located adjacent to the unique Kaikoura Whale Sanctuary we can have you airborne and searching within minutes for the amazing leviathans of the deep, the Sperm Whales that are resident in the Kaikoura region year round. During your experience with us you will be taken on a journey above one of New Zealand’s most unique areas, The Kaikoura Whale Sanctuary. There is also a chance to see the incredibly playful Dusky Dolphins and New Zealand Fur Seals which also call this sanctuary home. Our experiences also enable you to view the beautiful coastline and the spectacular Seaward Kaikoura mountains rising out of the ocean to over 2500 meters, on some of our flights we include a...
  16. South Pacific Helicopters - Whales & Cray Tails (& a marine biologist)

    South Pacific Helicopters - Whales & Cray Tails (& a marine biologist)

    This tour starts with and in-depth talk at our base in Kaikōura about the diverse Marine biology that is found here in our amazing part of the world. Once this talk is complete we depart in our aircraft and head out to explore the Hikurangi Marine reserve where the whales reside close to the Kaikōura coastline, during this time Krista will be happy to share her broad knowledge of all things marine with our guests and answer any questions they may have during the tour. Once this part of the experience has been completed we will head to Karaka lobster for a light lunch.
  17. Spey Creek

    Spey Creek

    The Spey Creek 'Ranch' offers an exclusive opportunity for guest to enjoy spending time in a place defined by natural isolation. Originally built as an exclusive hunting lodge, Spey Creek has developed into a year-round venue for people to reconnect with the land and nature. At night, the stars will capture your heart. Embrace those unique moments when you scale rugged terrain in search of the mighty red stag or fallow deer, the perfect sunrise or sunset, or a hidden lake or waterfall. You’ll find that quality and customer service is our number one objective. We work hard to exceed your expectations and we are very proud our zero waste policy and sustainable environmental practices. We look...
  18. Stewart Island Escape

    Stewart Island Escape

    Enjoy 3 nights at Stewart Island Lodge overlooking Halfmoon Bay, an excursion to the predator free Ulva Island, and the cathartic experience of seeing Kiwi in the wild at night. We think it’s high time you explored Rakiura/Stewart Island.
  19. 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.
  20. Swimming with Dolphins (Black Cat Cruises)

    Swimming with Dolphins (Black Cat Cruises)

    Voted by Lonely Planet as one of the ‘Top 10 Marine Mammal Experiences in The World’! Swimming with Dolphins (Black Cat Cruises) is the ultimate dolphin experience, swimming in the wild with the endangered Hector’s Dolphin- the world’s rarest and smallest dolphin. Located in stunning Akaroa, just 90 minutes from Christchurch, it is the only place in the world where you can get up close with New Zealand’s Hector's dolphin. Our experience and dedication to our local environment delivers a New Zealand must-do activity. Operating year-round, everything is provided for your comfort and safety: - Purpose-built swimming boats - Wet suits - Masks - Changing facilities with hot...
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