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. Our 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:

* 24 Day Epic NZ Tour - both islands

* 16 Day Amplified NZ Tour - both islands

* 14 Day New Zealand Uncovered Tour - both islands

* 12 Day South Island Adrenalin Junkie Tour

* 7 Day South Island Lick Tour

* 7 Day North Island Adventure 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.

What's Included?

  • 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

  • If 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 with them
  • Extend your trip with extra nights before or after the tour


Haka Tours canyoning

Haka Tours 24 Day Epic NZ Tour map


Amazing Activities

  • 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!

What's Included?

  • 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

Amazing Activities

  • 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!

Haka Tours carve your own bone pendant

Haka Tours 16 Day Amplified NZ Tour map


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 Auckland Finishes 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.

What's Included?

  • Three to four star shared accommodation
  • Maximum of just sixteen on each tour
  • transport on modern air conditioned buses
  • Six breakfasts
  • 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

Amazing Activities

  • 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".

Amazing scenery on a Haka Tour

Haka Tours 14 Day New Zealand Uncovered Tour Map


Upgrades Available

  • 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 Christchurch Finishes 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.

What's Included?

  • 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

Amazing Activities

  • 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

Haka Tours skydiver

Haka Tours 12 Day South Island Adrenalin Junkie Tour Map

Upgrades Available

  • $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 Christchurch Finishes 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 journeys.

What's Included?

  • Your tour transport and share accommodation (six share maximum with upgrades available)
  • Daily breakfast
  • 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

Amazing Activities

  • 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.

Haka Tours Skyline Gondola Queenstown

Haka Tours 7 Day South Island Lick Tour Map

Upgrades Available

  • $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 Wellington Finishes Auckland or Wellington

What's Included?

  • 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

Amazing Activities

  • 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

Upgrades Available

  • 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

Haka Tours group at Rotorua

Haka Tours 7 Day North Island Adventure Tour Map





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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.

Hiking on a glacier with Haka Tours

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.

Blackwater rafting in the Waitomo Caves - another great Haka Tours experience

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 experience!

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)
  • breakfast
  • 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
  • Your own experienced Tour Guide
  • A tour of every location
  • Breakfast
  • A trip across the Southern Alps on the World famous Tranz Alpine train
  • Experience the stunning Abel Tasman National Park with an overnight boat trip
  • An overnight stay in the rainforests on the Wild West Coast
  • Visit the surfing and artists’ retreat of Raglan
  • Lots of impromptu stops and activities

And if skiing or snowboarding are your passion, we also have a great range of snow tours.

Yes, you can be sure of a holiday to remember. But don't just take our word for it. Read what others had to say about our adventure tours right here.



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