Amazing experiences for travellers on a budget. Money doesn't grow on trees right?

Our budget adventures in New Zealand are for the traveller who needs to stretch their 'dough' as far as it can go. Budget products might include sleeping in hostels or camping remotely without a shower for a day or two.

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Discover New Zealand's traditional heritage and learn local Maori tradition

Tamaki Maori Village Dinner And Cultural Show

From Rotorua visit the Tamaki Maori Village Dinner And Cultural Show to experience Maori culture

Experience Maori culture by participating in a cultural night filled with delicious food and traditional performances at New Zealand's most awarded Cultural Tourism Attraction; Tamika Maori Village from Rotorua.

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Majestic Franz Josef glacier with a free day to hike and explore it.

The Ron Pass

Want to concentrate on the South Island? The "Ron" is for you – whether you have 2-3 weeks or 12 months, this includes our full South Island travel network.

Start and finish in Christchurch, the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, and depart to only see the South Island on this pass that covers the east coast and west coast of the island and all the way to top and bottom.

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Bay of Island’s wildlife boat trip

3 Day Bay Of Islands Tour

A perfect way to get a taste of New Zealand by exploring the beautiful Bay of Islands in three days and two nights.

A perfect way to get a taste of New Zealand by exploring the beautiful Bay of Islands in three days and two nights. These sub-tropical islands, 140 in total are a taste of New Zealand nature and culture for those who only have a short time to travel in New Zealand.

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Experience the thermal wonders of Rotorua

8 Day Northern Wanderer Auckland To Wellington Tour

The Northern Wanderer tour is a jam packed 8 days that will allow you to experience Kiwi scenery and outdoors in all its glory.

This camping tour starts in Auckland and finishes in Wellington. After visiting the Bay Of Islands, north of Auckland, travel to the Coromandel Peninsula, Rotorua, Taupo, and onward to Wellington.

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Bike rides along amazing landscapes

9 Day Southern Light Christchurch to Queenstown Tour

Explore the lesser known spots that other tour groups don't visit. Whether it's a secret glow-worm walk at night, a lush rainforest-fringed pool for a dip, a bike ride along deserted roads hugging the coast or a local cafe that serves quite possibly the best muffins in New Zealand.

Starting in Christchurch and finishing in Queenstown, New Zealand, this tour focuses on the east coast and southern highlights of the South Island including visiting Milford Sound, Mt Cook, Dunedin and Queenstown.

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Explore Abel Tasman National Park

14 Day Reverse Traverse Queenstown to Auckland Tour

Enjoy both islands from the bottom of the South to the tip of the North. If you're starting South and want to see it all from the wild West coast to the Bay of Islands then this is the one for you.

This camping tour starts in Queenstown and ends in Auckland, New Zealand. Travel up the West Coast of the South Island and then to the North Island including travel to the Bay of Islands.

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Visit some stunning New Zealand beaches

The Maximus Pass

Jump on the bus and discover the real New Zealand, with (almost) everything you could wish for! From the Far North to the very Far South.

You can start and finish in Auckland, Christchurch or any other place around the circuit. You need about 4 weeks and it's an excellent way to really get to see and experience all of what NZ has to offer - the North of the North to the deep South! As always the longer you have the better so you can get off at your favourite places for a few more days (or weeks!).

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Spend two days in Queenstown

The Willy Pass

"Willy" travels in a loop, showcasing the very best of the South Island. It includes our entire South Island travel network without the Far South.

This pass starts in Christchurch you will travel up the east coast to Kaikoura for whale watching and then head to Abel Tasman national park before heading down the west coast of the Island to Franz Josef glacier country. You'll travel as far south as Queenstown before heading back to Christchurch via the Rangitata River in Canterbury.

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Adrenaline-pumping rafting ride from Rotorua

White Water Rafting Kaituna River

Combine adrenaline, adventure and a touch of culture in this unique outdoor experience

Experience rafting on the world's highest rafted waterfall. Combine adrenaline, adventure and a touch of culture in this unique outdoor experience. Get up close and personal with New Zealand's awesome natural landscape. Comprehensive training means first timers are welcome! New Zealand White Water Rafting experience is one of the most adventure-packed Grade 5 Rivers in the world, as well as the world's highest commercially rafted waterfall!

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Hike Tongariro National Park

6 Day Best of the North Island Auckland To Auckland Summer Tour

Enjoy highlights of the North Island Coromandel coast, Rotorua cultural night and the Tongariro Alpine Crossing.

This tour starts and finishes in Auckland, New Zealand, and travels around the North Island all the way to Wellington seeing all the sights in between including the Coromandel coast, Rotorua cultural night, the Tongariro Alpine Crossing walk and stays on a working farm.

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Hike the World's best one day walk - Tongariro Alpine Crossing

15 Day Grand Traverse Auckland to Queenstown Tour

A great way to see most of New Zealand by starting in Auckland in the North Island and finishing in Queenstown in the South Island.

If you're short on time but want to see both islands this trip is for you. This fantastic journey takes in the country's finest natural highs as you head south.You get to enjoy amazing natural wonders and stunning accommodation by lakes, mountains, beaches and forest.

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Spend a few days in Queenstown - the adventure and party capital of NZ!

The Max Pass

The Max Pass is our most popular hop-on hop-off travel pass.

You'll need a few weeks to make the most of it. Start where you like and finish where you started. Most passengers start in Auckland for this fun adventure around New Zealand.

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Immerse yourself in the ultimate, all-inclusive Milford package

Milford Sound Day Trip with Kayak

Visit UNESCO World Heritage area Milford Sound with a cruise and Kayak adventure.

Double the adventure with our Cruise and Kayak Milford Sound Experience. This trip includes a Milford Sound cruise, entry to the Milford Underwater Observatory and 1-hour kayaking around sheltered Harrison Cove. Kayak through crystal clear waters in one of the most majestic part of the world!

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Stop in at Rotorua to experience (smell) the geothermal activity and do extreme white water rafting.

The Moe Pass

Let us take you from Auckland to Christchurch in style! Discover the real New Zealand and get off the beaten track in both North and South Islands.

This pass allows you start in Auckland and finish in Christchurch to avoid any backtracking but still allowing you to see most of New Zealand if you have at least three weeks.

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Explore more of NZ’s best National Parks

27 Day Ultimate Explorer Auckland to Auckland Tour

Quite possibly the best thing you can do in New Zealand. Grab life with both hands on this in depth, all-points covered action and adventure wilderness experience. This trip guarantees to show you the best of the North and South Island and the experience of a lifetime. .

This camping tour takes in all the routes on offer to create a comprehensive itinerary that starts and finishes in Auckland and travels all over New Zealand. If you want to do it all then this is the tour for you.

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Incredible daily bikes rides

15 Day Reverse Traverse Christchurch to Auckland Tour

Enjoy both islands from the bottom of the South to the tip of the North. If you're starting South and want to see it all from the wild West coast to the Bay of Islands then this is the one for you.

A great way to see most of New Zealand by starting in Auckland in the North Island and finishing in Queenstown in the South Island. You can also spend some time exploring Queenstown pre-trip.

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Visit the Huka Falls near Taupo

10 Day Best of The North Island New Zealand Auckland to Auckland Winter Tour

This tour starts and finishes in Auckland, New Zealand, and travels around the North Island all the way to Wellington seeing all the sights in between including the Coromandel coast, Rotorua cultural night and the Tongariro Alpine Crossing.

Spend 10 days and 9 nights exploring the North Island including the famous surf beach of Raglan, Maori cultural sites, Tongariro National Park, a stunning conservation farm and the nation's capital of Wellington. On this New Zealand tour spend eight days and seven nights exploring the North Island including famous surf beach of Raglan, Maori cultural sites, a stunning conservation farm, hike volcanic craters, discover the emerald and blue crater lakes of Tongariro and traverse Mount Doom (Mount Ngauruhoe). You'll travel along the Thermal Explorer Highway and experience hot water beach, the bubbling mud pools of Rotorua, Lake Taupo: a crater lake caused by the biggest eruption New Zealand has ever seen and the nation's capital of Wellington

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White water sledging Grade 3 rapids

White Water Sledging Kaituna River

Kaitiaki Adventures offers the perfect mix of adrenalin and culture.

Embark on the ultimate Rotorua Adventure with our experienced local guides. Navigate a wildly beautiful landscape while learning about Kaitiakitanga – guardianship and protection of the land. With sledging you are in charge of your own vessel- propelled by the flippers on your feet, our guides are there to encourage and motivate you and help where necessary, awesome family fun.

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Soak up the sun on our large viewing decks with 360-degree views of the towering fiord

Milford Sound Scenic Cruise

This Milford Sound cruise is perfect for spotting wildlife, stopping at tumbling waterfalls and other points of interest along the way.

Check out Milford's awe-inspiring scenery from our spacious observation lounges or large, outdoor viewing decks on one of our modern, purpose-built catamarans. Move freely around the boat and enjoy the comfort and stability that only a twin-hull vessel can provide.

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Stay at award-winning conservation stop Whakahoro for wild, wilderness activities!

The Jill Pass

Want to concentrate on the North Island? The "Jill" is for you – whether you have 2 weeks or 12 months, she includes our full North Island travel network.

Find the freedom to explore the North Island at your own pace on the Jill pass.

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4WD farm adventure at Blue Duck Station

13 Day Full North Island Auckland to Auckland Winter Tour

Travel the North Island of New Zealand in winter

Discover the highlights of the diverse North Island from its beaches and islands to its famous mountains and rich Maori culture. Visit the Bay of Islands, Raglan, Tongariro National Park, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, Taupo, Whakahoro and Wellington on this 13 day adventure starting and finishing in Auckland.

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Raft and Sledge Combo Kaituna River

Raft & Sledge the Kaituna River with our world class guides. Raft the highest commercially rafted Waterfall in the WORLD

Kaitiaki Adventures offers the perfect mix of adrenalin and culture. Raft the Grade 5 Kaituna River featuring the 7m Tutea Falls Waterfall or Sledge with our amazing guides on the rivers surrounding Rotorua. New Zealand's ONLY all Kiwi adventure crew.

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Visit 4 Ski fields

6 Day Ski and Snow from Christchurch to Queenstown tour

Perfect one week South Island trip skiing up to 4 different fields while showing you winter highlights that you don’t want to miss!

Jump aboard and take off with us as we take you to the must-see highlights of South Island on this epic snow adventure. We offer the best of both worlds giving you the opportunity to ski or snowboard at up to 4 different fields while showing you the best winter locations in New Zealand.

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 Stay at Hahei beach, an idyllic spot in the Coromandel, within walking distance to Cathedral Cove.

The Hop on Hop Off Everywhere In New Zealand Pass

Go everywhere! This is our biggest pass, and includes our entire New Zealand travel network. Grab your ticket to experience all of what our beautiful country has to offer!

Our mission is to get you off the beaten track around New Zealand amongst authentic local culture and our experienced crew has chosen some incredible destinations so you can see more and do more! Travel to the places you're less likely to find in the guide book but the ones you'll be talking about long after the adventure has ended.

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Stay at Hahei beach and walk to the world famous Cathedral Cove

18 Day North to South Auckland to Christchurch Summer Tour

This guided New Zealand adventure tour allows you to see almost all of the major sights in NZ with the exception of the area north of Auckland, the Bay of Islands

This tour starts in Auckland and finishes in Christchurch, New Zealand. The New Zealand adventure tour allows you to see almost all of the major sights in NZ with the exception of the area north of Auckland, the Bay of Islands. Highlights include the Cathedral Cove walk / Hot Water Beach, specially-developed Maori cultural experience with hangi, interactive show and story telling, bubbling hot pools / Huka Falls , a bush safari at unique eco-wilderness stop, the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, visiting Te Papa National Museum in Wellington, Abel Tasman National Park, Hanmer Springs, Kaikoura for dolphin and whale spotting, Franz Josef glacier, Mount Aspiring National Park, Two free days in Queenstown, An exclusive overnight cruise in Doubtful Sound, Central Otago historic mining area and Otago Rail Trail with all-level mountain biking and meeting lots of new friends along the way!

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Bay of Island’s wildlife boat trip

The Jack Pass

This pass is perfect for those travellers with a few days to escape from Auckland - or for those who want to add on the Bay of Islands to other passes.

This is the perfect pass for those wanting to get out of Auckland and head out to the Bay Of Islands on a 2 day trip. Even better is to get off in Paihia for a few days to fully experience this region and then return to Auckland. If you only take 2 days you'll still have time to see huge kauri trees, snorkel at a marine reserve and go to a native bird recovery centre.

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Half day ski on The Remarkables or Coronet Peak ski fields.

9 Day Alpine Explorer from Christchurch to Christchurch

Our Alpine Explorer 9 day trip not only gives you the opportunity to ski 4 different mountains combined with the best hikes, bike rides and adrenalin activities New Zealand has to offer.

9-day winter New Zealand tour, either heading South first toward the ritz and glamour of Queenstown or heading West and down the rugged and pristine West Coast of the South Island. This tour not only gives you the opportunity to ski 4 different mountains but also takes you to the base of Mt Cook; NZ’s highest peak, over the Southern Alps on one of world’s most famous train journeys, through 3 alpine passes and close to two different ice glaciers.... wow what more can you ask for within an action packed 9 days of showcasing NZ’s best winter wonderland!

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Get off the beaten track in New Zealand

20 Day North and South Auckland To Auckland New Zealand Summer Tour

Discover the main highlights and some hidden secrets of New Zealand on this 20 day itinerary.

This tour starts in Auckland and finishes in Auckland. While it doesn't include the Bay of Islands it does allow you to see all the highlights New Zealand has to offer including Rotorua maori culture, Abel Tasman National Park, Doubtful Sound overnight cruise, Queenstown and much more.

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Scenic Tour and Jet Boat

Journey into a land of outstanding natural beauty rich in gold mining history and experience an exclusive tour or Winky’s Museum and the Sainsbury Gold Claim plus the jet boat ride.

Enjoy a Skippers Canyon Scenic Tour and Jetboat while you are in Queenstown. Experience the thrills of a high speed jet boat with the beauty of scenic tour of New Zealand

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Learn NZ's cultural side through authentic Maori experiences

22 Day North to South Auckland to Christchurch Winter Tour

Experience most of the highlights of this magnificent country on this winter adventure starting and finishing in Auckland over 22 days and 21 nights.

Witness vast beauty, epic scenery, captivating culture, wondrous wildlife and some of New Zealand's best produce. Among the sites you will visit include Rotorua, Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch, Queenstown, Marlborough, Kaikoura, Abel Tasman, Franz Josef and Doubtful Sound - and that is far from all!

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Hike the captivating Abel Tasman National Park

15 Day Full South Island Christchurch to Christchurch Winter Tour

If you're into nature, spectacular views and more fresh air then you know what to do with this tour is for you!

Keen for some spectacular snow-capped scenery mixed in with some adrenalin, marine wildlife and a bit of culture along the way? Then the South Island of New Zealand is your oyster on this 15 day Winter. Visit all of the main sites you have ever desired including Franz Josef, Queenstown, Abel Tasman, Kaikoura, Doubtful Sound and Wanaka and even some you may not have heard of!

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Visit Franz Josef Glacier World Heritage area

21 Day Complete New Zealand Auckland To Christchurch Summer Tour

Explore the Land of the Long White Cloud from top to bottom taking in the amazing sights you've seen in the movies and in your dreams!

This tour starts in Auckland and finishes in Christchurch and allows you to see all the highlights New Zealand has to offer including the Bay of Islands, Rotorua maori culture, Abel Tasman National Park, Doubtful Sound overnight cruise and Queenstown and much more. Travel top to toe in New Zealand and see the whole country! Leave no stone unturned: discover unique places and all the places New Zealand is famous for. Travel with a great guide, meet locals as well as other travellers from all over the world! Accommodation & top-rated activities included!

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Spend time in Able Tasman National Park

23 Day Complete New Zealand Auckland To Auckland Summer Tour

Fully guided tour of the North and South Island including the Bay of Islands.

This tour starts in Auckland and finishes in Auckland. It allows you to cover every part of the touring itineraries on offer including the Bay of Islands, Māori culture, Abel Tasman National Park, Doubtful Sound overnight cruise and Queenstown and much more.

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Learn NZ's cultural side through authentic Maori experiences

24 Day North and South Auckland to Auckland Winter Tour

Hike volcanic caters in Tongariro National Park, explore the Franz Joseph and Fox Glaciers, stop for some skiing in Queenstown and Wanaka and tick off all the major cities of the North and South Islands.

Experience most of the highlights of this magnificent country on this winter adventure starting and finishing in Auckland over 24 days and 23 nights. Witness vast beauty, epic scenery, captivating culture, wondrous wildlife and some of New Zealand's best produce. Among the sites you will visit include Rotorua, Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch, Queenstown, Marlborough, Kaikoura, Abel Tasman, Franz Josef and Doubtful Sound - and that is far from all!

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Jump on the orange bus and discover the real New Zealand

26 Day North and South Christchurch to Christchurch Winter Tour

Visit both the North and South Island of New Zealand on this great value tour.

This tour starts in Christchurch and finishes in Christchurch and allows you to see the highlights New Zealand has to offer including Rotorua maori culture, Abel Tasman National Park, Doubtful Sound, Kaikoura, Queenstown and much, much more. You'll be able to conquer your fair share of the New Zealand terrain. Hike the volcanic craters of middle earth and traverse icy glaciers as you take in all the highlights of the North Island and South Islands.

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Get your adrenalin kick in Queenstown

25 Day Complete New Zealand Auckland to Christchurch Winter Tour

Experience all of the highlights of this magnificent country on this winter adventure starting in Auckland and finishing in Christchurch over 25 days and 24 nights.

Witness vast beauty, epic scenery, captivating culture, wonderful wildlife. Among the sites you will visit include the Bay of Islands, Rotorua, Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch, Queenstown, Marlborough, Kaikoura, Abel Tasman, Franz Josef and Doubtful Sound - and that is far from all!

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Take a wildlife cruise in the beautiful Bay of Islands, a collection of 144 islands bursting with marine life.

27 Day Complete New Zealand Auckland to Auckland Winter Tour

Discover the Land of the Long White Cloud on this national adventure beginning and ending in Auckland.

Over 25 days you will witness vast beauty, epic scenery, captivating culture, wonderous wildlife and some of New Zealand's best produce. Among the sites you will visit include the Bay of Islands, Rotorua, Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch, Queenstown, Marlborough, Kaikoura, Abel Tasman, Franz Josef and Doubtful Sound - and that is far from all! You'll travel in a small group with a fully qualified local guide, exploring unique destinations and immersing yourself in local culture and New Zealand's beautiful environment.