A New Zealand adventure tour is a great way to get in touch with the real New Zealand.
And our New Zealand Adventure Tours are an experience that you will never forget (for all the right reasons).
Proudly operated by passionate kiwis, our tour partners, Haka Tours, were independently ranked in 2011 as the Number 1 Tour Operator
in New Zealand.
And they followed this up in 2013 as a Supreme Winner in the prestigious Rankers awards, voted for by travelers, just like you.
Their passionate local guides have an amazing knowledge
of New Zealand and are dedicated to giving you the trip of a lifetime.
small group tours (maximum 16 people) focus on giving you an intimate
taste of New Zealand.
Check out our range of amazing New Zealand Adventure tours
Just scroll down or click on the links below to view each tour:
Adventure Tours Covering Both Islands (North and South)
24 Day Epic NZ Tour
From NZD $4,199
Starts Auckland Finishes Auckland
If you want to experience the best of both islands, then this epic tour is for you.
Stunning glaciers and alps, turquoise waters, Maori culture, and a never ending range of fun times await on this action packed 24 day extravaganza.
And you can customize your tour experience by adding selected activities to make it fit "you".
And that's why Haka Tours are so highly rated by their guests.
Your transport, daily breakfast and your shared accommodation (6 maximum with upgrades available)
The services of one of our legendary guides
Traditional Maori cultural activities in Rotorua and the Coromandel
Yummy Maori ‘Hangi’, where your food is cooked in the ground
The thermal wonders of Wai-O-Tapu
Cross Cook Strait on the Interislander ferry, one of the world's great ferry journeys
Entry to see the Treaty of Waitangi
Two nights rain forest accommodation on the South Island's rugged West Coast
Make your own Tiki bone pendant
Take the Queenstown Gondola for stunning views
Visit the beautiful Abel Tasman National Park. Summer trips include an overnight cruise
Your tour is limited to a maximum of sixteen guests
Take a guided tour of every place we visit (you don't get that with a bus pass)
Lots of special stops throughout the tour
Upgrades are available
you want a little more privacy, you can upgrade to a private room for
$1999. If you share the room with someone else you can share the cost
Extend your trip with extra nights before or after the tour
Go rafting underground at Waitomo Caves and see the glowworms
Visit Kaikoura and swim with the dolphins
Cruise the magical, mystical Milford Sound on a day trip from Queenstown
Hike the legendary Tongariro Crossing, home to an active volcano
Glide on your kayak on an ancient lake past huge forests at the Okarito Kiwi Sanctuary near Franz Josef
Go sky diving or swing over a canyon in Queenstown, the "Adventure Capital"
16 Day Amplified NZ Tour
From NZD $2,799
Starts Auckland or Christchurch Finishes Auckland or Christchurch
Covering both of New Zealand's stunning islands, this sixteen day adventure is our most popular tour.
See some amazing sights, experience traditional Maori culture, and best of all, have fun, fun, fun!
Your tour transport, daily breakfast and shared accommodation (six maximum sharing with upgrades available)
One of our legendary kiwi tourguides
A journey on the famous TranzAlpine train through the Southern Alps
Learn about the traditional Maori people at shows in Coromandel and Rotorua
Dine at a Maori Hangi, where your food is cooked in an underground oven
See Rotorua's thermal wonders at Wai-O-Tapu
Visit beautiful Cathedral Cove
Cross Cook Strait on the Interislander ferry, one of the best ferry journeys in the world
Carve a Tiki pendant
Travel high above Queenstown on the gondola for breathtaking views
Travel in a small group of just sixteen
We take you on a guided tour in every location
And much more along the way
Take an amazing swim with the playful Dusky Dolphins
See Waitomo's glowworms and raft on an underground river
Cascade over the seven meter drop at Tutea Falls on a rafting adventure to remember
Hike the famous Tongariro Crossing and see an active volcano
Ancient forests and lakes await at the Okarito Kiwi Sanctuary
See the stars at the world's largest dark sky reserve
Get into the swing of things in Queenstown, with a bungy, canyon swing, jetboast or sky dive!
Upgrades are available
$1199 to upgrade to a private room. If two share the room you can split the cost
Choose our Bay of Islands three day extension before or after your tour
Extend your stay with us on the night before or after your tour
14 Day New Zealand Uncovered Tour
From NZD $4,999
Starts AucklandFinishes Queenstown
Looking for something a little more classy?
Your tour includes twin share three to four star accommodation, and visits some of the North and South Island's major hot spots, like Rotorua, Queenstown, the Abel Tasman and Waitomo.
Customize your tour experience by adding on those special activities. Do as little or as much as you like.
That's what makes Haka Tours a leader.
Three to four star shared accommodation
Maximum of just sixteen on each tour
transport on modern air conditioned buses
Dine on fish and chips by the sea at Raglan
Experience a traditional Maori performance and meal at Rotorua
Find out how to do the legendary Haka and poi dance with a local Maori tribe
Help to paddle a Maori war canoe in the stunning Abel Tasman National Park
Make your own pendant from Greenstone at Franz Josef
Surf at iconic Raglan (don't worry if you are just a beginner, it's great fun).
Raft the underground rivers and see the glowworms at Waitomo
Hold on as you raft over a seven meter high waterfall near Rotorua
Hike the famous Tongariro Crossing
Kayak on an ancient lake on the South Island's West Coast
Blow the cobwebs out with a bungy, canyon swing, skydive or jetboat ride in Queenstown, the "Adventure Capital".
Your tour accommodation is in a shared twin private rooms. You can upgrade to a single room. Just let us know when you book.
You'll want to stay in Queenstown forever. Add some time on at the end of your tour.
If you would like more time in Auckland, no problem. We can arrange accommodation at the start of your trip.
South Island Tours
12 Day South Is. Adrenalin Junkie Tour
From NZD $2,299
Starts ChristchurchFinishes Wellington
If you're the type of person that likes an adrenalin rush, combined with some stunning scenery, then this is just the tour for you.
Come and join us as we take you on an action packed adventure to some of the most amazing spots on New Zealand's beautiful South Island.
Your tour transport, daily breakfast and your accommodation (maximum six sharing - upgrades available)
The services of one of our legendary tour guides
Ride Queenstown's gondola to Bob's Peak for amazing views
Two nights accommodation in a West Coast rain forest
Spend two nights in the beautiful Abel Tasman National Park, including an overnight cruise
Take the Interisland ferry between islands. One of the world's great ferry journeys
Never feel crowded with only sixteen guests maximum on your tour
We give you a guided tour of every location, and that's something you don't get on a bus pass
Hold on tight, with either a bungy jump, sky dive or canyon swing
Kayak on a serene ancient lake past huge rain forests on the rugged West Coast
Try the optional Milford Sound day trip and cruise (highly recommended)
See the stars at Lake Tekapo, the world's largest dark sky reserve
Ancient rain forest, under ground caves and glowworms await on your Punakaiki rafting trip
$999 gets you an upgrade to a private room. If two share then you split the cost.
Extend your tour by staying with us the night before or after your tour
7 Day South Is. Lick Tour
From NZD $1,349
Starts ChristchurchFinishes Christchurch
Be awed by stunning mountains, fantastic views, and the amazing
Queenstown on this South Island trip where you'll experience unbeatable
scenery coupled with a massive range of optional activities.
Take in Lake Tekapo, Queenstown, Wanaka, Franz Josef and finish with
the Tranz-Alpine Express - rated as one of the world's Top Ten train
Your tour transport and share accommodation (six share maximum with upgrades available)
An awesome tour guide
Ride the famous TranzAlpine train through the stunning Southern Alps
Take Queenstown's gondola to Bob's Peak for awesome views
Start your day beside some amazing lakes, like Wanaka and Tekapo
Spend two nights in beautiful Franz Josef, home to an awesome glacier
Maximum tour size just sixteen
A great guided tour at every place we visit
Some special surprise stops along the way
Jump out of a plane over Lake Wanaka. Can it really be that beautiful?
Find out why Queenstown is the "Adventure Capital" with a choice of a bungy, jet boat ride or canyon swing
Take the optional Franz Josef Glacier Heli-Hike
See the mystical Milford Sound on an optional day trip and cruise (highly recommended)
Be amazed how clear the skies are at Lake Tekapo's dark sky reserve
Kayak on an ancient lake at Franz Josef
Wow! See two of the most stunning World Heritage listed parks on a scenic flight from Lake Tekapo.
$599 to upgrade your room to a private room. If two of you share, you can split the cost.
Extend your stay with us before or after your tour
North Island Tours
7 Day North Is. Adventure Tour
From NZD $1,349
Starts Auckland or WellingtonFinishes Auckland or Wellington
Your tour transport, daily breakfast and share accommodation (a maximum of 6 sharing with upgrades available)
The services of one our our amazing guides
See Maori cultural shows in Rotorua and Coromandel
Feast on a Maori ‘Hangi’ where your food is cooked in the ground!
Explore Rotorua's thermal wonders at Wai-O-Tapu
Have fun carving your very own bone Tiki pendant
Visit stunning Cathedral Cove
Relax in a refreshing hot pool
Benefit from our small group - limited to sixteen
Enjoy a guided tour of each location that we visit
Enjoy some special surprises along the way
Hold on as you raft over a seven meter fall at Tutea Falls near Rotorua
Raft underground rivers and see the glowworms at the famous Waitomo Caves
Sea kayak in the Coromandel marine reserve
Ride the rapids on a body board
Experience one of the world's great day walks, next to an active volcano on the Tongariro Crossing
Private room upgrade for $599. If you share the room you split the cost.
Add a two night Christchurch/Kaikoura extension for $299
For tours ending in Auckland add the optional 3 day Bay of Islands extension
Why not stay with us for a night either side of your tour
Don't forget Travel Insurance for your New Zealand adventure tour
Holidays are meant to be fun, right? But even the best holiday can turn to disaster if you become sick or are injured. A Travel Insurance policy should be part of your adventure holiday planning and budget.
World Nomads are one of the world's leading travel insurers, and are recommended by Lonely Planet. And with cover for many adventure activities, they are the perfect fit for your New Zealand Adventure Tour.
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New Zealand is a truly beautiful and exciting holiday destination. In a
country roughly the same size as the British Isles, New Zealand offers a
seemingly endless range of fun packed activities, surrounded by some of
the most spectacular scenery in the World.
Imagine watching huge whales at play in Kaikoura, or hiking on a glacier. Skydive, tackle the rapids, jetboat, or summon the courage and bungy off a bridge (we did at Queenstown - what an amazing rush). Learn about Maori culture and sample the thermal wonders of Rotorua. Swim with dolphins, or perhaps visit New Zealand's number one attraction, the awesome Milford Sound.
These experiences and many. many more are possible on a New Zealand adventure tour.
And because our tours are fully flexible, you can choose from a wide range of optional activities, all designed to satisfy that thrill seeker within!
Let us build the perfect New Zealand adventure tour, tailored to suit your exact needs.
Visit those special isolated spots that the larger
tour operators don't visit. See the real New Zealand, and immerse
yourself in the unique kiwi culture.
Our tours are flexible
enough to allow you to choose where you want to go, what activities you
would like to do, and even the level of thrills that you would like to
And because around 70% of our customers are solo travelers, our tours are the perfect way to meet new friends.
And if you are a member of a sporting or special interest group, we can even put a tour together for you.
Offering great value for money, your New Zealand Adventure Tour includes:
shared accommodation (upgrades available)
an experienced kiwi tour manager
transport in your tour bus
lots of fun and surprises
Just to whet your appetite, here are the inclusions for our dual island 9 Day tour (correct at time of publication):
Shared accommodation (max 6, with upgrades available)
Your transport in New Zealand including a trip between the South and North Islands on the interisland ferry, taking you through the Marlborough Sounds and across Cook Strait. This 3 hour journey is regarded as one of the World's best