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$286.26 Day Trips & Excursions

Full-Day Abel Tasman National Park Hiking Tour with Cruise

Your guide will collect you in a Mercedes from your Nelson accommodation around 8am and will proceed to orientate you to this stunning region. Nelson is surrounded by National parks and the sea and is renowned for its high sunshine hours and the drive to meet your water taxi passes through orchards and market gardens responsible for much of the fresh fruit and vegetables found in New Zealand.Arriving at Kaiteriteri which is one of the best beaches in NZ, walking sticks and back packs are offered if required before boarding the water taxi at 9.15am for a scenic cruise over calm turquoise waters past islands with seals and ringing with birdsong, then stunning coastline to be delivered right into the heart of the park at around 10.30am.Your guide has been specially selected for their maturity, experience and knowledge of Abel Tasman National Park and will lead you over well formed tracks in lush forest explaining the medicinal and eatable plants and their unique features. They will discuss the importance of the region to Maori, Dutch and European history as well as the early settlers. Refreshments will be supplied at beautiful vantage points along the way and after 2.5 hours the guide will produce a delicious gourmet lunch to be enjoyed on the golden sands of Torrent Beach.The final afternoon walk of 2 hours takes you around the Torrent Bay estuary to Anchorage to be collected by your water taxi for the return cruise to Kaiteriteri and the drive back to your accommodation by 5pm.

$166.76 Water Sports

Full-Day Abel Tasman Relaxed or Late Riser Kayaking

This tour offers you two different, but equally enjoyable, options to choose from!Join the Relaxed tour and take a scenic 9.00am cruise from Kaiteriteri to Tonga Quarry, explore Onetahuti beach then head south on your unguided walk over the headland to Bark Bay, a leisurely 90 minute stroll. Join your kayak guide for the afternoon kayak trip, via the seal colony on Pinnacle Island, taking in Falls River and the spectacular scenery along the coast line to Anchorage. Return to Kaiteriteri on the 4.45pm Water Taxi.Or join the Late Riser tour and take a scenic 10.30am cruise from Kaiteriteri or Marahau to Bark Bay, passing Split Apple Rock and Adele Island. Relax for an hour, swim or explore the beach before joining your guide for the afternoon kayak trip. Kayak south visiting the seal colony on Pinnacle Island, Falls River and beautiful scenery along the coastline to Anchorage. From here catch your return Water Taxi back to Marahau or Kaiteriteri at 4.30pm.Both options are sure to leave you with amazing memories that will last a lifetime!

$138.27 Water Sports

Full-Day Biking and Kayaking Adventure: Nelson to Kaiteriteri

Your adventure starts in the morning where you will be transported to the golden sands of Kaiteriteri beach. This guided kayaking tour covers the area between Kaiteriteri to the south and Split Apple Rock in the north. It is a relatively small area with lots of interesting nooks and crannies to explore. This makes it an ideal tour for the first timer and those who are looking for smooth kayaking. The trip starts at 8:30am with a safety briefing, with full instruction to make kayaking as simple as possible – even for first timers. Tides play a big part in the tour itinerary. As these change with each day, so does the tour. The aim however, is to get up to Split Apple Rock at around 11am. After a break for swimming, relaxing or exploring the beach, set off for Ngaio Island on the homeward journey. Back to Kaiteriteri at 11:45am. Later, check-in around 12:30pm, then the afternoon has 180ha of lush native bush and over 30km of mountain bike trails waiting for you. There is a trail for everyone in Kaiteriteri Mountain Bike Park from the family friendly trails right up to a range of intermediate and advanced-grade riding. The park is well signed posted and easily self-guided. There is a mixture of smoothly crafted hand built and digger trails that you will find easy to navigate. After your day's adventure paddling and pedaling there will still be plenty of time for a swim on the beach and a cold one. Itinerary is as follows: 07:10 Depart Nelson to Kaiteriteri 08:30 Safety briefing 08:45-11:45 Split Apple Classic Kayak 11:45-12:30 Lunch (at own cost or $15 packed lunch) 12:30-12:45 Check in with Trail Journeys, Bike fit and kit up 12:45- 5pm Ride KMTBP 5pm- Depart Kaiteriteri to Nelson

$2026 Multi-day & Extended Tours

17-Day Kiwi Explorer

Day 01: Arrive at Auckland Airport and be transferred to accommodation. Enjoy the day settling in. Day 02: A scenic drive through Waikato and King Country regions brings you to the Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Afterwards, enjoy lunch (at own expense) and return to Rotorua for the night.Day 03: Travel to Matamata to the beautiful Hobbiton movie set, where the award-winning Lord of the Rings films were made. Return to Rotorua and enjoy the afternoon at leisure. Day 04: Head to Taupo for a full day of exploration on your own and enjoying activities like skydiving, jetboating, AC baths and the Starlight Cinema.Day 05: Today we travel to Napier, with one of the largest concentrations of Art Deco buildings in the world, and activities to suit everyone. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure.Day 06: Today, enjoy a wine tasting afternoon in the sun driving through stunning scenery. After, be dropped at Napier.Day 07: Today, a 5 hour trip takes us to the capital, Wellington. Check-in and overnight.Day 08: Today is free to explore Wellington - from world-class restaurants to attractions like the free national museum, the waterfront, and much more. Day 09: Today we travel to South Island by ferry. Arrive into Picton and travel West to Nelson, the gateway to Abel Tasman National Park.Day 10: Walk through lush forest from Marahau to Anchorage, then sail to the Fur Seal colony, along the Abel Tasman coastline via Split Apple Rock into the resort community of Kaiteriteri. Day 11: Spend the day travelling to incredible Franz Josef.Day 12: Embark on the Franz Josef Glacier Valley Walk through remarkable landscape. After a brief climb, enjoy spectacular views of the glacier’s terminal face. The journey can be tailored to suit groups of most abilities and interests.Day 13: Today we travel to the adventure capital - Queenstown, surrounded by breathtaking nature. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.Day 14: Today we visit Milford Sound and journey along the 295km Milford Road through Fiordland National Park, on comfortable buses. After a morning tea stop (own expense), travel along the lake and into Fiordland National Park and Eglinton Valley. Marvel at the stunning Mirror Lakes and Knobs Flat, and through stunning mountain peaks in a glass-roof coach. Stop at Monkey Creek, head through the Homer Tunnel and experience The Chasm. At Milford Sound, board Southern Discoveries Scenic Cruise out to the Tasman Sea, gliding past glacier-scarred rock walls and waterfalls. Return to Queenstown by bus and overnight.Day 15: Today is free to enjoy yourself with Queenstown's endless activities. Day 16: Today we head to Christchurch through incredible scenery (8-9 hours). Check in and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure..Day 17: Enjoy the morning in Christchurch before catching your return airport transfer.

$485.68 Cultural & Theme Tours

Flexible Fully Guided South Island Bus Pass- Christchurch to Christchurch return

Christchurch to KaikouraWe start off heading north to Kaikoura, one of the best places to swim with the dolphins or watch the whales leaping. Kaikoura offers some of the best marine activities in New Zealand! Kaikoura to Abel TasmanToday we head in to the gateway of the Abel Tasman National Park. Renowned for the beautiful walking tracks and golden sand beaches. Activities such as kayaking and water taxis to the tracks are found here.  Abel Tasman to WestportEnjoy the late departure so you can spend the morning kayaking out to Split Apple Rock and along the golden bays near Kaiteriteri. On arrival into the surfing town of Westport explore the rugged coastline by surfing or stand up paddle boarding, or check out the rugged West Coast Beach nearby. Westport to Lake MahinapuaTonight we spend the night in a traditional West Coast pub where you have a chance to enjoy a delicious group meal and bond with your bus mates. Lake Mahinapua to Franz JosefContinue along the beautiful West Coast of New Zealand through forests and past the towering Southern Alps to glacier country. Franz Josef is the northern gateway to Te Wahipounamu, the Southwest New Zealand World Heritage area. Franz Josef Free DayWe factor in a free day in Franz Josef so that you can get out there and experience all it has to offer. It’s a wicked spot, and whatever you get out and do, you will be blown away by the views of the glacier and the Alps. Franz Josef to Wanaka We then journey to the magical Southern Lakes region and take the time to chill in the beautiful Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area. Then it’s into Mount Aspiring National Park, arriving in the awe-inspiring destination of Wanaka in the afternoon. Wanaka to Queenstown We arrive in Queenstown mid-afternoon and head down to the spectacular waterfront before it’s out on the town exploring Queenstown’s infamous nightlife with all the crew. Welcome to Queenstown. Adventure capital of New Zealand... and the world! Queenstown Free Day Queenstown is one of the most amazing places on Earth. No matter what time of the year, it is rated as one of our passenger’s favourite spots. Take the time to spend a few days here as it is one of the most picturesque places in the world. Queenstown to Lake TekapoAfter stopping to admire Mt Cook at Lake Pukaki,  we travel to Lake Tekapo with its amazing location by the snow-capped Alps and clear starry skies. Lake Tekapo to ChristchurchToday we have a straight run into Christchurch, our largest city in the South Island and the 3rd largest in New Zealand.

$450.94 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Multi-Day Private Magical Mapua Cycling Experience

After your flight arrival, a representative will greet and transport you to your B&B accommodation in Mapua. A dinner voucher will be provided. You may choose to dine at the Apple Shed or Jellyfish Restaurant, they are both amazing! Overnight in your B&B. Day 1: After breakfast, experience a bike ride along the Cycle Trails. The Trail Journeys bike shop is only a short walk away, located at the entrance to the Mapua Wharf. Here, you will be fitted with your bikes and supply you with all the equipment, maps and information required to have a great day. Choose one of the rides from below. Day 2: Another fun day ahead before you transport back to the airport. The tour provider is happy to work in with you if your plans or arrangements are different. Situated right in the heart of the Tasman Great Taste Trail, Mapua is the perfect location to explore the amazing cycle trails in either direction. These are some of the region’s most popular day adventures with stunning scenery, wineries, breweries, history and activities. Rabbit Island and Beyond - From the Mapua Wharf, the Mapua ferry whisks you over to Rabbit Island where the peace and quiet will give you time to clear your head. Spend as long as you want exploring the white sandy beaches and trails around the island, or carry on cycling toward Richmond, crossing farmland, a swing bridge, and amazing boardwalks over the estuary. It pays not to forget to visit an award winning winery or brewery for lunch along the route. The best part of this ride is that it is all flat, but you still have the option to take an e-bike too! Mapua to Kaiteriteri - The coastal part of the trail from Mapua to Kaiteriteri is a fantastic day out, you can choose how far you ride and the things you experience. A short 10km ride up to Tasman for lunch at the award winning café of the year ‘The Jester House’, where you can also feed tame Eels, is a morning well spent. Or, maybe you’d rather sample some of the many top cafés on the 41km ride to Kaiteriteri. The prize is fantastic when you set eyes on the golden sands of the coast! This section of trail generally ranges from grade 1 to 3, and it is recommended that you have a reasonable level of fitness for this section. The ‘Trail Hopper’ transport service gives you the flexibility to bike one way, in either direction, and get picked-up. Again, you could always upgrade to an e-bike, making quick and easy work of those hills! Moutere Hills Winery Tour - With the rolling, picturesque countryside and stunning views of the Mount Arthur Range, this amazing day lets you experience four characteristic vineyards and some of the region’s (and the world’s) finest wines and artisans. The Moutere is also well known for its arts and crafts, riding past vineyards, hops and blueberry farms you can learn about the local history. Tip - great on eBikes!