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Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Day Trip from Auckland
Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Day Trip from Auckland
 (1005)
from: $205

Join this tour to visit two of New Zealand’s most famous attractions, Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Caves, in one easy day trip from Auckland. Our tour from 1 December 2023 will be the extended Hobbiton Experience (now 2.5 hours) where you can venture beyond the door to a fully themed Hobbit Hole interior. Immerse yourself in the interior with entry hall, bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen, dining area, equipped bathroom, parlour and crackling fireplace. Be fascinated as the magical world of Hobbiton comes to life and take photos in front of your favourite places like the Hobbit Holes, the Shire and the Green Dragon Inn. Then journey to the World Famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves and be captivated by the thousands of magical glowworms twinkling in the Grottos, the stalactites and stalagmites as you glide silently through the cave by boat. Marvel at the stunning scenery en route as we journey off the motorways into the real hinterland of New Zealand. All admission fees and cafe lunch included.

Cruise Milford NZ Small Boutique Cruise Experience
Cruise Milford NZ Small Boutique Cruise Experience
 (1578)
from: $80

Rated as one of the Top 10 Experience in New Zealand for 2019 & 2020. Join this tour for an uncrowded boutique small boat cruise on Milford Sound. The only cruise company at Milford Sound to limit passenger numbers on-board, they offer comfortable luxury lounge style seating and superb customer service, an unforgettable experience is guaranteed. The smaller boats will get you up close and personal with the local wildlife like seals, dolphins and penguins in their marine habitat.

Premium Milford Sound Small Group Tour, Cruise & Picnic Lunch from Queenstown
Premium Milford Sound Small Group Tour, Cruise & Picnic Lunch from Queenstown
 (791)
from: $154

Premium small group tour including boutique Milford Sound cruise with Cruise Milford, the number 1 Trip Advisor rated cruise company, and picnic lunch from Queenstown. There is no better way to see this most famous of attractions. Highlights: • Milford Sound Cruise with Cruise Milford • Fiordland National Park • Lake Te Anau, Eglinton Valley, Mirror Lakes, Hollyford River, Homer Tunnel & Mitre Peak • Wildlife Spotting While the destinations you will be visiting are truly spectacular, Cheeky Kiwi Travel believe it is our small groups, our guides, the journey and little details that set our tours apart. Secret stops, wildlife viewings, specially designed vehicles and other pleasant surprises ensure our tours are an experience to remember. Our tours are led by our passionate tour guides, notorious for bringing your journey to life by sharing stories and background knowledge, and run in modern, comfortable minibuses that are packed with extras, ensuring your comfort and safety.

Milford Sound Coach and Scenic Cruise with Buffet Lunch from Queenstown
Milford Sound Coach and Scenic Cruise with Buffet Lunch from Queenstown
 (168)
from: $154

Journey in comfort on one of our low-emission coaches and take in incredible, panoramic views on the road to Milford Sound. The overland journey is a spectacular showcase of sheer mountains and towering cliffs, rugged valleys and the native rain forest surrounded by spectacular waterfalls and glacial lakes. Experienced local drivers provide engaging and informative commentary, and show you the best short walks and photo stops along the Milford Road. On arrival in Milford Sound cruise in comfort and style on our Milford Sound Nature Cruise while you enjoy some of New Zealand's most iconic and beautiful scenery. Cruise the length of this famous fiord and out to the Tasman Sea, stopping at waterfalls and points of interest along the way. Enjoy a freshly prepared Lunch with FREE tea and coffee onboard your cruise.

Small Group, Award Winning, Full Day Milford Sound Experience from Queenstown
Small Group, Award Winning, Full Day Milford Sound Experience from Queenstown
 (1001)
from: $155

Milford Sound is arguably the most scenic destination in New Zealand and a must-see for any traveller. Whether seen in sunshine or rain, the incredible views are guaranteed to leave you awestruck. This is a small group tour for travellers seeking an all-inclusive, uniquely-kiwi, personalized trip to Milford Sound.  We keep things personal using our fleet of modern Mercedes vans. Enjoy your journey with only 16 people, in a vehicle with premium features such as leather seats, panoramic scenic windows, Wi-Fi and Spotify. Let your Altitude Tours guide entertain you with in-depth knowledge of the area, as we travel from Queenstown through Te Anau and into the Fiordland National Park on the famous Milford Road. Enjoy many scenic photo stops at both famous locations, as well as our guide's favourite off-the-beaten-track spots. Enjoy a 2-hour small uncrowded cruise while taking in the incredible beauty that Milford Sound has to offer! You can also add on a picnic lunch to enjoy onboard.

Milford Sound Scenic Fly-Cruise-Fly departing Queenstown
Milford Sound Scenic Fly-Cruise-Fly departing Queenstown
 (473)
from: $368

We will fly you from Queenstown over the Southern Alps with breathtakingly spectacular and endless panoramic views of lakes, forested river valleys, waterfalls, jagged razor-backed ridge lines and snow covered peaks.

Mitai Maori Village Cultural Experience in Rotorua
Mitai Maori Village Cultural Experience in Rotorua
 (576)
from: $80

Mitai Maori Village offers you an authentic cultural evening incorporating a traditional earth cooked Hangi feast. Witness warriors in traditional dress paddle in an ancient canoe. Be captivated by the displays of weaponry, Haka, coupled with the grace of the poi dance. Learn about carvings and ta moko (tattoo art). Marvel at the sacred Fairy Spring flowing directly from earth, view our glow worms in their natural habitat. This experience is powerful, truly captivating and memorable.

Milford Sound Cruise Including Underwater Observatory
Milford Sound Cruise Including Underwater Observatory
 (188)
from: $80

If you’re looking for an experience that’s truly authentic, more insightful and completely personal – this is it! This all-inclusive trip is the longest and best value cruise experience. It includes your choice of Nature Cruise, and a visit to the Milford Sound Underwater Observatory.

Franz Josef Heli Hiking Guided Tour
Franz Josef Heli Hiking Guided Tour
 (218)
from: $369

Combine a scenic helicopter flight over Franz Josef Glacier with a 2-hour guided walk on glacial terrain during this exhilarating tour from Franz Josef. Find out why New Zealand's South Island is famous for its gorgeous landscapes as you follow an experienced guide past ice caves, crevasses and pinnacles. Learn about glacier formation and movement, and enjoy supreme panoramic views. Choose from seasonal departure times to suit your schedule.

Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Tour from Auckland
Hobbiton Movie Set Small Group Tour from Auckland
 (299)
from: $98

Fully guided day tour of the magical 12-acre Hobbiton Movie Set & Alexander Sheep Farm, famous from the Lord of the Rings movies. Highlights: • Hobbiton & Alexander Family Sheep Farm • Green Dragon Inn • Waikato Farming Region • Surprise Stops While the destination you will be visiting is truly spectacular, we at Cheeky Kiwi Travel believe it is our small groups, our guides, the journey and the little details that set our tours well apart. Secret stops, wildlife viewings, specially designed vehicles, complementary refreshments and many other pleasant surprises ensure our tours are an experience to remember. This tour is led by our famously passionate tour guides, notorious for bringing your journey to life by sharing their stories and rich background knowledge, and run in modern, comfortable minibuses packed with extras ensuring your comfort and safety.

Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Caves Full Day Tour departing Auckland
Hobbiton Movie Set and Waitomo Caves Full Day Tour departing Auckland
 (524)
from: $214

A hidden gem near the township of Matamata, the Hobbiton Movie Set is a world-famous film location for the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies. See the Hobbit Holes and learn how this private farm became Middle Earth. After a tasty lunch at The Green Dragon Inn, visit the enchanting Waitomo Glowworm Caves for a guided 45-minute tour through this underground wonder, seeing stalactites, stalagmites and sparkling glowworms. Construction on the Hobbiton Movie Set: A major and very exciting development project is underway at Hobbiton Movie Set until December 2023

Half-Day Milford Sound Flight and Cruise from Queenstown
Half-Day Milford Sound Flight and Cruise from Queenstown
 (481)
from: $378

Milford Sound is an area of extraordinary natural beauty. It offers a majestic fiord, dramatic and awe-inspiring scenery and prolific flora and fauna. This tour with Air Milford allows you to combine the stunning flight to Milford Sound with a beautiful cruise on the fiord. Relax as you enjoy the best of both worlds from above and from the sea.

TranzAlpine Train, Arthur
TranzAlpine Train, Arthur's Pass & Castle Hill Day Trip from Christchurch
 (86)
from: $232

Experience the South Island's remarkable natural landscapes by taking a journey on the TranzAlpine train from Christchurch to Arthur's Pass, which is considered one of the world's greatest train journeys for the scenery through which it passes. Enjoy breathtaking views of Canterbury Plains, Southern Alps, ice-fed Waimakariri River, lush beech forests and stunning landscapes. Explore walking tracks in Arthur's Pass National Park with spectacular mountain views & pristine waterfalls. Capture mirror images at Lake Pearson & wander through the majestic limestone boulders at Castle Hill. A perfect day trip for nature lovers, hikers & adventure seekers.

Hobbiton™ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest
Hobbiton™ Movie Set 2-Hour Walking Tour from Shires Rest
 (1831)
from: $55

Experience the real Middle-earth™ at the Hobbiton™ Movie Set, where, in the heart of the Waikato region, you can step into the lush pastures of the Shire™, as seen in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies. Fall in love with the Alexander family sheep farm, just as acclaimed director Sir Peter Jackson did, as you journey through the unequivocal beauty of the land with the mighty Kaimai Ranges towering in the distance. Your guide will escort you around the set, showing the intricate detailing, pointing out the most famous locations and explaining how the movie magic was made. You will be fully-guided around the 12-acre set: past Hobbit Holes™, the Mill and into the world-famous Green Dragon™ Inn where you will be presented with a complimentary, exclusive Hobbit™ Southfarthing™ beverage to conclude your own Middle-earth™ adventure.

Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip in Luxury Minibus from Auckland
Hobbiton, Rotorua and Waitomo Caves Day Trip in Luxury Minibus from Auckland
 (336)
from: $309

This tour will only be available as a round trip from Auckland until 31 October 2023 - Hobbiton are extending their tour duration. There will no longer be enough time to visit all three attractions to return to Auckland on the same day You will visit three amazing destinations in one day.  Hobbiton which is perfect for anyone looking to add a little fantasy to their holiday. This tour will bring you to the movie set in Hobbiton. After that you will travel to Rotorua and spend approximately 1.5 hours while enjoying a cafe lunch and visiting the Thermal Valley at Te Puia. Please note that this is a very short time in Rotorua and if you want more time please book an overnight tour or Waitomo or Hobbiton on a separate day. After leaving Rotorua, we travel to Waitomo to visit the Waitomo Caves. The tours at both Hobbiton and the Waitomo Caves are of a set duration and are not shortened. This tour is flexible with options to start or finish in Auckland or Rotorua.

Milford Sound Coach Tour with Lunch from Queenstown
Milford Sound Coach Tour with Lunch from Queenstown
 (490)
from: $153

Discover one of the best things to do in South Island New Zealand as you embark on a full-day trip from Queenstown to Milford Sound. You'll travel through Fiordland on a luxury coach tour before continuing to explore via a renowned Milford Sound cruise, enjoying a picnic lunch on board. Join us for an unforgettable day in Fiordland National Park!

Waitomo Caves & Rotorua Small Group Tour including Te Puia from Auckland
Waitomo Caves & Rotorua Small Group Tour including Te Puia from Auckland
 (128)
from: $216

Visit two of the North Islands most popular attractions in one day - Waitomo Glowworm Caves and Te Puia Geothermal Park and Maori Village in Rotorua. This tour combines the best nature has to offer with Maori culture & New Zealand scenery. Highlights: • Waitomo Glowworm Caves • Te Puia Geothermal Park & Pohutu • Maori Cultural Village and Arts School • Rotorua City Highlights While the destinations you will be visiting are truly spectacular, we at Cheeky Kiwi Travel believe it’s our small groups, guides, the journey and the little details that set our tours well apart. Secret stops, wildlife viewings, specially designed vehicles, complementary refreshments and many other pleasant surprises ensure our tours are an experience to remember. Our tours are led by our passionate tour guides, notorious for bringing your journey to life by sharing their stories and rich background knowledge, and run in modern, comfortable minibuses packed with extras ensuring your comfort and safety.

Shotover River Extreme Jet Boat Ride in Queenstown, New Zealand
Shotover River Extreme Jet Boat Ride in Queenstown, New Zealand
 (1574)
from: $88

Prepare yourself for the ultimate jet boating experience with Shotover Jet - the unique, breathtaking white water ride and adrenaline rush you’ll never forget!

Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland
Hobbiton & Waitomo Caves Small Group Tour from Auckland
 (489)
from: $207

Experience the world-famous Lord of The Rings Hobbiton Movie Set plus the Waitomo Glowworm Caves all in one day. This unforgettable combo tour takes you to the top tourist attractions in the North Island. Highlights: • Hobbiton & Alexander Family Sheep Farm • Waitomo Glowworm Caves • Secret Animal Viewing Stops • Waikato Farming Region While the destinations you will be visiting are truly spectacular, Cheeky Kiwi Travel believe it is our small groups, our guides, the journey and the little details that set our tours well apart. Secret stops, wildlife viewings, specially designed vehicles and many other pleasant surprises ensure our tours are an experience to remember. This tour is less rushed than others, making it the ultimate Auckland day tour, and is led by our passionate tour guides, notorious for bringing your journey to life by sharing their stories and rich background knowledge, and run in modern, comfortable minibuses packed with extras ensuring your comfort and safety.

Queenstown 60-minute Jet Boat Ride on the Shotover & Kawarau Rivers
Queenstown 60-minute Jet Boat Ride on the Shotover & Kawarau Rivers
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from: $80

Hang on during this thrilling Jet boat ride that travels at high speeds on two rivers, covering more ground with a longer time out on the water than similar tours in the region. Leaving right from the Main Town Pier in Queenstown, scream with delight as your jet boat zooms across Lake Wakatipu, spins in circles on the Kawarau River, and navigates the shallow waters of the Shotover River. Be prepared to have heart-racing fun on this roller coaster of a ride!

Premium Milford Sound Small Group Tour, Cruise & Picnic Lunch from Te Anau
Premium Milford Sound Small Group Tour, Cruise & Picnic Lunch from Te Anau
 (168)
from: $123

Premium small group tour including boutique Milford Sound cruise onboard TripAdvisors No.1 rated cruise operator, Cruise Milford, and picnic lunch from Te Anau. There is no better way to see this famous attraction. Highlights: • Milford Sound Cruise with Cruise Milford • Fiordland National Park • Lake Te Anau, Eglinton Valley, Mirror Lakes, Hollyford River, Homer Tunnel and Mitre Peak • Wildlife Spotting While the destinations you will be visiting are truly spectacular, Cheeky Kiwi Travel believe it is our small groups, guides, the journey and the little details that set our tours well apart. Secret stops, wildlife viewings, specially designed vehicles and many other pleasant surprises ensure our tours are an experience to remember. Our tours are led by our famously passionate tour guides, notorious for bringing your journey to life by sharing their stories and rich background knowledge, and run in modern, comfortable minibuses packed with extras ensuring your comfort and safety.

Milford Sound Day Tour and Cruise from Queenstown
Milford Sound Day Tour and Cruise from Queenstown
 (432)
from: $133

Experience stunning scenery on an unforgettable day trip to Milford Sound. The pristine Milford Sound is part of the World Heritage Fiordland National Park, in the south west of the South Island, and is famed for its remote atmosphere and rugged beauty. It is New Zealand’s best known fiord and the only one that can be reached by road. Maori are believed to have discovered Milford Sound more than 1,000 years ago, returning seasonally to collect the prized pounamu (greenstone). In the early 1800s John Grono was the first European settler to land in the sound, which he named after Milford Haven in Wales. Described by Rudyard Kipling as the 'eighth wonder of the world', Milford Sound was carved by glaciers during the ice ages. Milford Sound is breathtaking in any weather. Cliffs rise high into the air from the dark waters, mountain peaks scrape the sky and waterfalls cascade downwards, some as high as 1000 metres.

Milford Sound Coach and Nature Cruise with Buffet Lunch from Queenstown
Milford Sound Coach and Nature Cruise with Buffet Lunch from Queenstown
 (203)
from: $154

Journey in comfort with Milford Sound's original cruise operator on one of our low emission coaches. Take in the incredible, panoramic views on the road to Milford Sound. Enjoy entertaining commentary, and let us show you the best stops and short walks along the way as you connect seamlessly to your Milford Sound cruise. Discover native wildlife, towering waterfalls and majestic mountains on our extended Milford Sound Nature Cruise. Get within touching distance of impressive rock walls and close enough to feel the full force of the powerful 15,000-year-old Stirling Falls waterfall. Specialist nature guide on board sharing their local knowledge with lively and informative commentary. Delicious and freshly prepared Lunch alongside complimentary tea and coffee included on the cruise, with a licensed bar on board.

Lake Wakatipu Scenic Catamaran Cruise from Queenstown
Lake Wakatipu Scenic Catamaran Cruise from Queenstown
 (216)
from: $37

Enjoy exploring New Zealand’s picturesque Lake Wakatipu on a spacious Catamaran which is purpose-built for viewing. Surrounded by stunning mountains including the Remarkables Mountain Range and the Southern Alps, Lake Wakatipu is New Zealand's longest lake and a highlight of Queenstown. Your skipper provides informative commentary about the sights and wildlife around the lake as you cruise to the western shores to take in the stunning scenery and unique photo opportunities. This beautiful cruise departs at 1.15pm & 3.15pm from Thursday - Monday. Upgrade your ticket to include a delicious Gibbston Valley Cheese board and a glass of Central Otago wine from award winning winery, Akarua.

Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise with Scenic Round-Trip Flight from Queenstown
Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise with Scenic Round-Trip Flight from Queenstown
 (178)
from: $369

Fly from Queenstown to Milford Sound and enjoy a spectacular view of the mountains, lakes and waterfalls of Fiordland National Park. Surrounded by some of the most magnificent scenery in the world, you’ll board your cruise and travel the length of the fiord out to Tasman Sea. Complete your journey with an unforgettable flight over the dramatic Southern Alps back to Queenstown.

Auckland Dolphin and Whale Watching Eco-Safari Cruise
Auckland Dolphin and Whale Watching Eco-Safari Cruise
 (1233)
from: $102

Look for whales, dolphins and seabirds in the pristine waters of Hauraki Gulf just a short boat ride from Auckland city's Viaduct Harbour. Learn from experts on board working to protect these precious creatures and their fragile home.  As an active marine-mammal research vessel every passenger contributes to important conservation efforts, just by coming on board.

Milford Sound Scenic Flight and Nature Cruise
Milford Sound Scenic Flight and Nature Cruise
 (40)
from: $368

See Milford Sound by air and water on a half-day tour from Queenstown that includes a round-trip flight and a boat tour through the sound. Save time and enjoy spectacular views as you fly over the breathtaking landscape of Fiordland National Park. Then, land in Milford Sound and board your boat that's purpose built for unbeatable viewing to explore the scenic waterways of this World Heritage–listed region. Experienced Nature Guides onboard your cruise along with your knowledgeable your pilot, share informative commentary about the geology and wildlife of Milford Sound throughout this once-in-a-lifetime journey to one of New Zealand’s top natural wonders. An experience like no other.

50-Minute Glacier Explorer Flight from Queenstown
50-Minute Glacier Explorer Flight from Queenstown
 (76)
from: $425

Head west over the Queenstown basin and Paradise Valley and into Mt Aspiring National Park. Enjoy an exhilarating flight past spectacular mountains and blue-green ice falls before landing on one of the many glaciers within the Forbes Mountains. There’s time for photos in the snow before heading back towards Queenstown past hidden alpine lakes and the rich gold mining history of Skippers Canyon.

Afternoon Black Sand Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland
Afternoon Black Sand Beach and Rainforest Tour from Auckland
 (310)
from: $108

Explore and admire Auckland's largest regional park, the Waitakere Ranges, on this 5 hour afternoon eco-tour. You'll be picked up from your centrally located Auckland hotel before traveling 30-minutes west to the Arataki Visitor Centre. From the Arataki Centre take in panoramic views extending from the Tasman Sea to the Pacific Ocean and absorb the area's history and admire the magnificent traditional Maori carvings that stand guard there. From here enjoy a walk in the rainforest before visiting a beautiful black sand beach for a walk on the soft sand. Afternoon refreshments are provided along with full commentary from our driver guides.

TranzAlpine Train Journey from Christchurch to Greymouth
TranzAlpine Train Journey from Christchurch to Greymouth
 (111)
from: $132

Experience the South Island’s striking natural landscape by taking a train one way between Christchurch and Greymouth. Along this journey you’ll see epic vistas, travel the edges of the ice-fed Waimakariri River, traverse the Southern Alps, and see miles of native beech forest.

Northern Explorer Train Journey from Auckland to Wellington
Northern Explorer Train Journey from Auckland to Wellington
 (63)
from: $126

New Zealand's longest running passenger service, the Northern Explorer is a long distance scenic train service running between Auckland and Wellington. Experience the extremes of New Zealand's scenery, from the fertile farmlands of Waikato to the volcanic peaks of the Central Plateau and the sparkling Kapiti Coast.

Central Otago Wine Tour from Queenstown - Includes 4 Vineyards, Lunch & Wine
Central Otago Wine Tour from Queenstown - Includes 4 Vineyards, Lunch & Wine
 (465)
from: $139

Experience a tasting journey through three of Central Otago’s incredibly scenic and varying wine sub-regions; Gibbston, Bannockburn and Cromwell. Visit four boutique vineyards, tasting their unique cool climate wines and discover why the Central Otago region has become world-renowned in its own right. Savour a delightful platter-style lunch made with locally sourced produce and accompanied by a flight of wines to taste. There may also be an opportunity to retrace history with a stroll through the charming historical settlement of Old Cromwell. Learn about the early pioneering history and how the wine region was formed through an array of fun facts and interesting stories from your knowledgeable wine guide.

Mt Cook Tour & Heli Hike Combo from Queenstown
Mt Cook Tour & Heli Hike Combo from Queenstown
 (19)
from: $572

While the destinations you will be visiting are truly spectacular, we at Cheeky Kiwi Travel believe it is our small groups, our guides, the journey and the little details that set our tours well apart. Secret stops, wildlife viewings, specially designed vehicles, complementary refreshments and many other pleasant surprises ensure our tours are an experience to remember. Mt Cook Tour & Heli Hike Combo, this small group, fully-guided day trip combines all of the key highlights of Mt Cook with an incredible Heli Hike on Tasman Glacier including two scenic helicopter flights. Led by our famously passionate tour guides, notorious for bringing your journey to life by sharing their stories and rich background knowledge, and run in modern, comfortable minibuses packed with extras ensuring your comfort and safety.

Mount Cook, Lake Tekapo & Tasman Glacier(Small Group Day Tour From Christchurch)
Mount Cook, Lake Tekapo & Tasman Glacier(Small Group Day Tour From Christchurch)
 (81)
from: $136

Travel in a small group from Christchurch, on a day trip to Aoraki Mount Cook – the tallest mountain in New Zealand. Visit the picturesque Church of Good Shepherd on the shores of Lake Tekapo and admire stunning alpine views from turquoise colored Lake Pukaki. Savor a scrumptious buffet lunch at the Hermitage Hotel and enjoy a scenic walk in Mt. Cook National Park to see the Tasman Glacier. Visit the Alpine Lavender farm in a pristine environment of crystal clear skies; snow capped mountains, and turquoise colored lakes of glacial melt.

Te Anau Glow Worm Caves Tour
Te Anau Glow Worm Caves Tour
 (472)
from: $61

The fascinating Te Anau caves system on the western shore of Lake Te Anau offers an underground adventure that charms visitors of all ages. This tour takes you to a mysterious underground world of rushing water before drifting in silent darkness beneath the luminous shimmer of thousands of glowworms. Please be sure to arrive 20 minutes before your scheduled departure to check in.

Milford Sound Fly Cruise Fly ex Queenstown
Milford Sound Fly Cruise Fly ex Queenstown
 (227)
from: $383

You are guaranteed a window seat with unimpaired views as you fly this incredible route to and from Milford Sound through a landscape of unbelievable grandeur and beauty. Encounter real mountain flying and marvel at the most remarkable snow-capped mountains and glaciers onboard our fixed-wing aircraft. Your knowledgeable, highly skilled local pilot providing interesting and informative commentary. Flying across the Southern Alps, out to the West Coast and the Tasman Sea before flying through the Fiord itself to land in Milford Sound. Once in Milford, your pilot will accompany you to the boat terminal. Discover the natural wonders of Milford Sound aboard your cruise vessel with open-air viewing decks, a perfect location for some wildlife spotting. The Fiord is home to fur seal colonies, penguins, and dolphins, who love playing in the wake of the boat. You will cruise the length of the Fiord out to the Tasman Sea with a pass under Sterling Falls on the return.

Glacier Explorer - 1 Glacier with Snow Landing - 25min
Glacier Explorer - 1 Glacier with Snow Landing - 25min
 (61)
from: $183

Glacier Country Helicopters is a local, family owned and operated company based in Franz Josef, on the West Coast of New Zealand. Husband and wife team Gus and Poppy started the company in January 2014 and you'll generally find one of them out flying most days. On our Glacier Explorer flight you'll fly over the Franz Josef Glacier and then into the Southern Alps to enjoy the included 10 minute snow landing for photos. Total experience time approx. 25 minutes. Please allow an extra 45minutes on top of your flight time to allow for checking in, transport to helicopter, loading, unloading and to return to our office.

Milford Sound Nature Cruise
Milford Sound Nature Cruise
 (173)
from: $67

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Milford Sound during an intimate boat cruise led by a specialized Nature Guide. On board a smaller-sized vessel than typical Milford Sound cruises, enjoy indoor and outdoor observation decks that provide fantastic photo opportunities of this famous South Island natural wonder, inside New Zealand's World Heritage–listed Fiordland National Park. Stay on the water longer than most other tours, and get close to the waterfalls and other natural features that give the sound its nickname, the Eighth Wonder of the World. Our vessels are all purpose built for viewing - providing you with unbeatable viewing capabilities from our full height viewing windows and 360º viewing decks.

Cultural Experience & Seasonal Māori Cuisine at Te Pā Tū
Cultural Experience & Seasonal Māori Cuisine at Te Pā Tū
 (890)
from: $155

Feast on song, drama, tradition, and divine seasonal kai (cuisine) within our forest Pā (village) blanketed by towering Tawa trees, its blazing bonfires, and forest-formed amphitheatre. Te Pā Tū offers 4-hour evening events that change with each season of the maramataka, the Māori lunar calendar. Across summer, Tū Te Rā celebrates an abundant harvest, and we explore concepts, rituals, and stories of ancient Māori warfare and peace. Throughout winter, Tū Te Ihi marks promise heralded by the arrival of the Matariki star cluster which high and bright in winter skies, signalling the new lunar year – we share the energy and passion of this celebration. Cultural knowledge unique to each season is shared from the outset – rituals, songs, stories and continue across the night. From the beginning too, we share local, seasonal kai - plentiful and delicious. Kai horotai (indigenous canapes) is followed by a torch lit walk to a lavish 3-course fusion feast.

Heli Hike Fox Glacier
Heli Hike Fox Glacier
 (430)
from: $380

The fly-in, fly-out helihike combines the excitement of walking on the Fox Glacier with the thrill of helicopter flights. By flying in you are able to access and explore a part of the glacier where its forces work hardest and often create spectacular ice caves and arches. Each departure is a true voyage of exploration. There are so many changing features that the guides always find something new. Weather permitting; ice time is up to 3 hours.

Pilot
Pilot's Choice - 2 Glaciers with Snow Landing - 35mins
 (66)
from: $244

Glacier Country Helicopters is a local, family owned and operated company based in Franz Josef, on the West Coast of New Zealand. Husband and wife team Gus and Poppy started the company in January 2014 and you'll generally find one of them out flying most days. On our Pilots Choice flight you'll see two of the three "big" glaciers. You'll fly over the Franz Josef Glacier then over either the Fox Glacier or Tasman Glacier and fly into the Southern Alps to enjoy the included 10 minute snow landing for photos. Total experience time approx. 35 minutes. Please allow an extra 45minutes on top of your flight time to allow for checking in, transport to helicopter, loading, unloading and to return to our office.

Franz Josef Glacier Heli-Hike
Franz Josef Glacier Heli-Hike
 (503)
from: $371

Discover the best of New Zealand’s natural beauty on this small-group 3 hour 15 minute ( approx) Franz Josef Glacier Heli-Hike. Travel by helicopter to the Pinnacles area of the glacier with your guide. Navigate your way through the maze of ice on your moderately difficult hike. Learn of the dramatic environmental changes affecting the glacier and gain insight into the geological forces at play. Group size is limited to 11 to ensure a personalized experience.

Mt Cook Small Group Tour from Queenstown with Optional Activities
Mt Cook Small Group Tour from Queenstown with Optional Activities
 (220)
from: $139

Explore the Mt Cook area on this one day, fully guided small group tour from Queenstown with free time to participate in the best activities. Highlights: • Mt Cook & Aoraki National Park • Lake Pukaki • Kawarau Gorge, Lindis Pass, the Southern Alps • High Country Salmon • Free time for activities & walks While the destinations you will be visiting are truly spectacular, we at Cheeky Kiwi Travel believe it is our small groups, our guides, the journey and the little details that set our tours well apart. Secret stops, wildlife viewings, specially designed vehicles and many other pleasant surprises ensure our tours are an experience to remember. You also have time to enjoy extra activities of your choice, unlike many other tours. On tours are led by our passionate tour guides, notorious for bringing your journey to life by sharing stories and rich background knowledge and run in modern, comfortable minibuses packed with extras ensuring your comfort and safety.

Whale Watching in Kaikoura by Boat
Whale Watching in Kaikoura by Boat
 (2477)
from: $105

Whale Watch is located in the small coastal town of Kaikōura on the East Coast of New Zealand’s South Island a scenic two and a half-hour drive north from Christchurch and two hour drive south from Picton. Kaikōura is a special place of lush pastures and towering, snow covered peaks that fall to the sea. This rare magic continues just offshore where a deep undersea canyon combines with unusual sea currents to attract an extraordinary abundance of marine life, the most famous being the Giant Sperm Whale. Whale Watch is New Zealand's only vessel-based whale watching company offering visitors an exciting up-close encounter with the world’s largest toothed predator the Giant Sperm Whale in their natural environment at all times of the year. Whale Watch scheduled tours operate daily. Our 95% success rate means we guarantee an 80% refund if your tour does not see a whale. Whale Watch tours are extremely popular so we recommend booking early.

Arthur
Arthur's Pass National Park with TranzAlpine Train Tour from Christchurch
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from: $369

In the heart of the Southern Alps, Arthur's Pass National Park has an incredible diversity of flora and landscape. Experience a breathtaking journey aboard the TranzAlpine Train winding it's way through the magnificent Waimakariri Gorge. Join short guided walks to rainforests, rivers and mountain vistas. Traveling in a small group, maximum ten participants, allows for an intimate and informative experience.

Rotorua Highlights Small Group Tour Including Te Puia from Auckland
Rotorua Highlights Small Group Tour Including Te Puia from Auckland
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Experience the world famous geothermal and Maori cultural wonders of Te Puia. This unforgettable tour combines natures power and beauty with Maori culture all in one day. Highlights: • Te Puia Geothermal Park & Pohutu • Maori Cultural Village and Arts School • Rotorua City Highlights • Waikato Farm Region While the destinations you will be visiting are truly spectacular, Cheeky Kiwi Travel believe it’s our small groups, guides, the journey and the little details that set our tours well apart. Secret stops, wildlife viewings, specially designed vehicles, and many other pleasant surprises ensure our tours are an experience to remember. This day tour gives you the time to explore Te Puia and participate in the extra options if you choose, unlike many other tours. Led by our passionate tour guides, notorious for bringing your journey to life by sharing stories and rich background knowledge, and run in modern, comfortable minibuses packed with extras ensuring your comfort and safety.

Southern Glacier Experience Helicopter Flight from Queenstown
Southern Glacier Experience Helicopter Flight from Queenstown
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Soar over the majestic Southern Alps on a 50-minute breathtaking helicopter flight from Queenstown. Discover the mystery of Lake Wakatipu's northern shores, before experiencing a snow landing on the distinctive Jura Glacier. Stand in snow surrounded by high mountain peaks and bush covered valleys as you admire unparalleled views of Mount Aspiring and the mighty Rees and Dart River valleys.

TranzAlpine Train Journey from Greymouth to Christchurch
TranzAlpine Train Journey from Greymouth to Christchurch
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Experience the South Island’s striking natural landscape by taking a train one way between Greymouth and Christchurch. Along this journey you’ll see epic vistas, travel the edges of the ice-fed Waimakariri River, traverse the Southern Alps, and see miles of native beech forest.

Waipara Wine Trail Afternoon Tour from Christchurch
Waipara Wine Trail Afternoon Tour from Christchurch
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Enjoy an afternoon Wine Trail tour exploring three of North Canterbury's boutique vineyards including Waipara Springs, Torlesse, Pegasus Bay, Waipara Hills or Georges Road, all producing a fine selection of both white and red wines for tastings. . Also included are at least 15 wine tastings at the vineyards of wines from of numerous grape varieties. Should the afternoon tour option with lunch be selected the lunch has been arranged at the first winery you visit on the day of travel.

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Pilot's Choice Scenic Flight from Queenstown
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The Remarkables Mountain Range dominates the eastern skyline of Queenstown. You will appreciate first hand how these peaks have earned their name when you land 1538 meters (5046 feet) above Queenstown, where you can stand in the snow during winter and admire the stunning views across Lake Wakatipu to the Southern Alps.

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History of New Zealand

please New Zealand is a country located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. It is made up of two main islands, the North Island and the South Island, and many smaller islands. It is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary democracy. The capital city is Wellington, and the largest city is Auckland. New Zealand is known for its stunning natural beauty, with mountains, glaciers, lakes, and beaches. It is also home to a diverse range of wildlife, including many species of birds, reptiles, and marine mammals. The country is also known for its Maori culture, which is the indigenous culture of the islands. The economy of New Zealand is largely based on agriculture, tourism, and manufacturing. It is a member of the United Nations, the Commonwealth of Nations, and the World Trade Organization. It is also a signatory to the Kyoto Protocol.

Things to do in New Zealand

please New Zealand is a country located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. It is made up of two main islands, the North Island and the South Island, and many smaller islands. It is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary democracy. The capital city is Wellington, and the largest city is Auckland. New Zealand is known for its stunning natural beauty, with mountains, glaciers, lakes, and beaches. It is also home to a diverse range of wildlife, including many species of birds, reptiles, and marine mammals. The country is also known for its Maori culture, which is the indigenous culture of the islands. The economy of New Zealand is largely based on agriculture, tourism, and manufacturing. It is a member of the United Nations, the Commonwealth of Nations, and the World Trade Organization. It is also a signatory to the Kyoto Protocol.

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please New Zealand is a country located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. It is made up of two main islands, the North Island and the South Island, and many smaller islands. It is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary democracy. The capital city is Wellington, and the largest city is Auckland. New Zealand is known for its stunning natural beauty, with mountains, glaciers, lakes, and beaches. It is also home to a diverse range of wildlife, including many species of birds, reptiles, and marine mammals. The country is also known for its Maori culture, which is the indigenous culture of the islands. The economy of New Zealand is largely based on agriculture, tourism, and manufacturing. It is a member of the United Nations, the Commonwealth of Nations, and the World Trade Organization. It is also a signatory to the Kyoto Protocol.
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please New Zealand is a country located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. It is made up of two main islands, the North Island and the South Island, and many smaller islands. It is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary democracy. The capital city is Wellington, and the largest city is Auckland. New Zealand is known for its stunning natural beauty, with mountains, glaciers, lakes, and beaches. It is also home to a diverse range of wildlife, including many species of birds, reptiles, and marine mammals. The country is also known for its Maori culture, which is the indigenous culture of the islands. The economy of New Zealand is largely based on agriculture, tourism, and manufacturing. It is a member of the United Nations, the Commonwealth of Nations, and the World Trade Organization. It is also a signatory to the Kyoto Protocol.



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