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Ranked #1 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: Opened in August 2012. Explore the ancient forest of the Mamaku Plateau 10 minutes from Rotorua on New Zealand's only native... more » Owner description: Opened in August 2012. Explore the ancient forest of the Mamaku Plateau 10 minutes from Rotorua on New Zealand's only native forest zipline canopy tour. An incredible experience built and opened in 2012 this 3 hour eco adventure includes tree platforms up to 22 metres above the forest floor, 6 ziplines and 2 tree to tree swing bridges. In small groups of up to ten people you will be accompanied by two highly trained guides who will teach you about the rare New Zealand flora and fauna and the conservation efforts to protect them. Every plant and tree species you see, you will not see in any other country on earth!! « less
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Ranked #2 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: Kia Ora and Welcome to Rafting New Zealand. A family run business established in 1991. We raft the best rivers, providing... more » Owner description: Kia Ora and Welcome to Rafting New Zealand. A family run business established in 1991. We raft the best rivers, providing family fun to extreme whitewater action. With professional, fun, Kiwi guides, premier gear and facilities, Maori culture and an excellent safety record, book with us to experience the thrill of rafting, Aotearoa styles. « less
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Ranked #3 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: NZWINEPRO™ are wine industry professionals offering personal wine making tours and scenic adventures for discerning... more » Owner description: NZWINEPRO™ are wine industry professionals offering personal wine making tours and scenic adventures for discerning enthusiasts. Owner & guide John McFarlane is a fifth generation New Zealander and has worked in hospitality and tourism for over 27 years. With 15 years experience working directly in the industry, you'll be guided beyond the cellar door with morning and afternoon options, stunning wines to taste, magnificent coastal scenery/regional parks, honey producers, cheese factory tastings, olive oils and delicious New Zealand cuisine. See how wine is made with private guided behind the scenes winemaking facility tours at Villa Maria Estate or Kumeu River Wines. Door to door service to Auckland's very best wineries and vineyards. Destinations include Kumeu, Huapai, Waimauku, Muriwai, Piha, Matakana, & Waiheke Island. « less
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Ranked #4 of 824 activities in North Island
Owner description: Happy Ewe Cycle Tours provide a guided bicycle adventure around central Rotorua. We ride at a leisurely pace to 27 key... more » Owner description: Happy Ewe Cycle Tours provide a guided bicycle adventure around central Rotorua. We ride at a leisurely pace to 27 key historical, geothermal and cultural sights. With no hills to climb and very little traffic to navigate our beach cruisers will keep you comfortable as you enjoy the many opportunities to take photos. « less
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Auckland Wine Trail Tours (Auckland Region)
Ranked #5 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: Auckland Wine Trail Tours has now been voted "Best Wine Tour In New Zealand" three times, in the 2010, 2012 & 2013 "Traveller... more » Owner description: Auckland Wine Trail Tours has now been voted "Best Wine Tour In New Zealand" three times, in the 2010, 2012 & 2013 "Traveller Voted" tourism awards. We were also awarded Trip Advisor's "Certificate Of Excellence" for 2012 & 2013 and give our thanks to all our customers for their great reviews & comments. We are Auckland's original specialist wine tasting tour operator with the most experienced wine tour guide in Auckland, owner John Meadows. We offer a great range of Day & Half Day tours all with excellent wineries on both the West Coast (Kuemu, Waimauku) & East Coast (Matakana).Great scenery & sightseeing, farmland, regional parks, Tasman Sea, Pacific Ocean, rainforest, waterfalls, black sand beaches, vineyards, winery tour... delicious winery restaurant lunches. Small group, max 9, door to door service in city area.Private tours & large groups by arrangement. « less
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Ranked #6 of 824 activities in North Island
Owner description: Supertrike is an exhilirating fun way to explore Napier and beyond. Suitable for all including children, the elderly and... more » Owner description: Supertrike is an exhilirating fun way to explore Napier and beyond. Suitable for all including children, the elderly and the disabled. You will smile for a week! « less
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Phantom Sailing (Russell)
Ranked #7 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Boat Tours
Owner description: A day out on Phantom gives you a chance to get away from the crowds. This is adventure, relaxation and scenic beauty all in... more » Owner description: A day out on Phantom gives you a chance to get away from the crowds. This is adventure, relaxation and scenic beauty all in one with the personal atmosphere created by your hosts, Rick and Robin. Enjoy a great home cooked lunch amongst the beauty of the islands on this great owner- operator boat. « less
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Ranked #8 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: The Te Whanganui-A-Hei Marine Reserve opens up a sea kayaking paradise full of beaches, islands and rock gardens that are... more » Owner description: The Te Whanganui-A-Hei Marine Reserve opens up a sea kayaking paradise full of beaches, islands and rock gardens that are just waiting to be explored.Paddle through sea caves, interact with the local marine life and discover the thrill of kayak sailing with the wind on your back. To top it off we land at Cathedral Cove where you will be treated to our world famous cappuccinos and hot chocolates on the beach! Having delighted travellers for over 10 years, Cathedral Cove Kayak Tours are one of NZ's must do activities! « less
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Northland Dive (Northland Region)
Ranked #9 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Water sports
Owner description: New Zealand - Bay of Islands only purpose built Dive lodge, meals, gear hire, tank fills including Nitrox & world-class... more » Owner description: New Zealand - Bay of Islands only purpose built Dive lodge, meals, gear hire, tank fills including Nitrox & world-class diving all in one beautiful location.Explore the Canterbury Wreck in a sheltered bay, the 113m long Canterbury Wreck rests bolt upright and fully intact. Guided through the wreck with excellent visibility and plenty to see at shallow depths, makes this one of the most accessible wrecks in New Zealand for inexperienced divers. A challenge also awaits for very qualified and experienced diver planning to explore the engine and boiler rooms.Your hosts Shane & Julia instigated the sinking of the former HMNZS Canterbury along with help from friends and family. Our dream became reality on November 3rd 2007.Dive world-class sites Pinnacles, arches, caves, walls, boulders, kelp forests, sponge gardens, abundant schooling fish, vibrantly coloured invertebrates and possible sightings of large pelagic fish. Relax in Northland Dives lodge catering specifically for divers. Our large lounge areas with wood fires in winter are the best place to relax with a drink after your day of diving and before being served up a delicious and plentiful home-cooked meal. « less
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Canyonz (Hamilton)
Ranked #10 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: Canyonz, New zealand's best canyoning adventure company. Located in Hamilton with the Sleeping God Canyon in Thames,... more » Owner description: Canyonz, New zealand's best canyoning adventure company. Located in Hamilton with the Sleeping God Canyon in Thames, Coromandel. Real Adventure, Real Canyoning, Real Aotearoa!!!!! « less
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Ranked #11 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: Come sailing on Northland’s own tall ship! You can help set the sails, ride on the bowsprit, climb the rigging, or... more » Owner description: Come sailing on Northland’s own tall ship! You can help set the sails, ride on the bowsprit, climb the rigging, or alternatively you can relax while our crew does the work. Morning cream tea and a delicious BBQ lunch are included. The ship is a member of the Northland Sustainable Tourism Charter and operated by a charitable trust. Profits from day sails are used to develop youth in Northland. « less
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Ranked #12 of 824 activities in North Island
Owner description: Skydive Auckland offers the experience of a lifetime as Auckland's leading Tandem Skydiving and Skydiving Training provider.... more » Owner description: Skydive Auckland offers the experience of a lifetime as Auckland's leading Tandem Skydiving and Skydiving Training provider. Imagine an insanity inducing freefall of at least 200kmph with breathtaking views of the skies and beaches of Auckland. Our customers are spoilt for choice with skydive heights of 9,000, 13,000 & 16,500 feet, the last of which is the highest skydive jump in the North Island, New Zealand. Skydive Auckland has 20 years in the industry, and are committed to providing a safe, friendly and enjoyable skydiving experience. Skydive Auckland is located less than an hour's drive from New Zealand's Auckland Airport and the central city, making it an easy adrenalin activity choice for locals and travelers alike. « less
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Ranked #13 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Sports Camps/ Clinics
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Archer Tours (Hamilton)
Ranked #14 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Tours
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Rapids Jet (Taupo)
Ranked #15 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Boat Tours
Owner description: The Jet Boat is a New Zealand icon, and jet boating is a favourite activity for Kiwis. Set in the beautiful Aratiatia Scenic... more » Owner description: The Jet Boat is a New Zealand icon, and jet boating is a favourite activity for Kiwis. Set in the beautiful Aratiatia Scenic Reserve is New Zealand’s best white water Jet Boat Ride, Rapids Jet.Conveniently located just 15 minutes drive north of Taupo and 50 minutes south of Rotorua, Rapids Jet operates on the biggest rapids for commercial jetboating in New Zealand.Shoot through a narrow canyon, be exhilarated by spins on crystal clear waters, spot a trout and surf the pressure waves of the awesome Nga AwaPurua rapids. Take time to view the amazing surrounds of Aratiatia Scenic Reserve, and learn about the wildlife and history of the area with your Kiwi owner/drivers Rusty, Jimmy and Gazza.Our 35 minute blast guarantees an adrenaline rush! Since 1993, over 140,000 passengers aged 5-89 years have safely experienced the thrill of real white water jet boating with Rapids Jet.We have thousands of hours experience driving jet boats both in New Zealand and overseas, so you can be sure you are in safe hands with Rapids Jet. Let us share our love of jet boating with you, book a ride on Rapids Jet today. « less
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EcoZip Adventures (Auckland)
Ranked #16 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: EcoZip Adventures offers state-of-the-art flying fox ziplines and an eco-immersive forest walk on breathtaking Waiheke... more » Owner description: EcoZip Adventures offers state-of-the-art flying fox ziplines and an eco-immersive forest walk on breathtaking Waiheke Island, for nature lovers aged 8 to 88. You'll enjoy the full Waiheke experience with complimentary pick up from the island ferry and a range of drop-off locations afterward.With a complimentary pick up from the island's ferry terminal at Matiatia Wharf, or from Oneroa Village bus stop if you're already on the island, you'll enjoy a "mini-tour" of Waiheke en route to our site on Trig Hill.Upon arrival and welcome at our visitor centre, you will be checked-in, geared up, and readied for one of Auckland’s most eco-friendly activities!Three 200m dual flying fox ziplines will fly you smoothly side-by-side with a partner, friend or relative down into a stunning tract of original and regenerating native ‘bush’ (forest).It’s a scenic interpretive walk back to base, where you’ll learn about local flora and fauna and the conservation of our spectacular natural environment.With a choice of drop-off locations afterwards, we'll make sure you have plenty of things to do on Waiheke! « less
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Ranked #17 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: Quadbiking guided tours with spectacular views over Lake Rotorua. Travel over varying grades of tracks through working... more » Owner description: Quadbiking guided tours with spectacular views over Lake Rotorua. Travel over varying grades of tracks through working farmland. Guided tours start from $75 per person. Great fun for families, stag do's and corporate entertaining. The best fun in Rotorua ! A fantastic experience! Call us 24/7 to book on 0800 QUADZONE « less
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Amazing Day Tours (Tauranga)
Ranked #18 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: Tauranga Tours & Rotorua Tours: Specializing in Small Group Guided Tours for Cruise Ship passenger For all the people... more » Owner description: Tauranga Tours & Rotorua Tours: Specializing in Small Group Guided Tours for Cruise Ship passenger For all the people visiting the Port of Tauranga, we offer two vehicles one set tour / one custom tour The Bay of Plenty is an absolutely awesome place to visit. Why not see it with a local and let us show you the best NZ has to offer!! Book your tour on our website. « less
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Salt Air Tours (Paihia)
Ranked #19 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: Salt Air's helicopter and fixed wing scenic flights and tours offer you a unique and memorable experience of the Bay of... more » Owner description: Salt Air's helicopter and fixed wing scenic flights and tours offer you a unique and memorable experience of the Bay of Islands and Northland from the air with spectacular coastline views and island scenery. Our guided tour options and island escapes will also leave you with an appreciation of our beaches, local history, culture and coastal environment that is uniquely Northland. « less
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Ranked #20 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: At Horse Trekking Lake Okareka you can explore 1500 acres of rolling sheep and cattle producing farmland on horseback. You... more » Owner description: At Horse Trekking Lake Okareka you can explore 1500 acres of rolling sheep and cattle producing farmland on horseback. You will go on a guided trek through 500 acres of native bush between the volcanic Lake Okareka, Lake Tarawera and the famous Blue and Green Lakes. We have horses to suit all abilities. This is a horse rider’s paradise with stunning panoramic views. We cater for small groups of 1 – 12 people providing you with an exclusive riding experience. « less
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Ranked #21 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Boat Tours
Owner description: Welcome aboard the Ocean Leopard! Join us today for a fun and exhilarating cruise that explores one of the most breathtaking... more » Owner description: Welcome aboard the Ocean Leopard! Join us today for a fun and exhilarating cruise that explores one of the most breathtaking stretches of coast in New Zealand! The team at Ocean Leopard Tours is dedicated to giving you the best possible experience with your safety and comfort being the number one priority. Our ‘state of the art’ purpose built tour boat was built with the express requirement to ensure passenger comfort, maximum visibility and weather protection. The Ocean Leopard’s superior design and spacious layout makes us the best choice to explore the dramatic volcanic coast of Mercury Bay, located on the Coromandel Peninsula!On your cruise you can expect 100% pure natural beauty. We visit the Mercury Bay’s top beaches including Lonely Bay and the stunning Shakespeare Cliff, Cooks Beach, Hahei, Hot Water Beach and of course the spectacular Cathedral Cove. « less
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Ranked #22 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: Auckland's original boutique food & wine tours. Phil Parker is a fourth generation New Zealander, wine writer and food fan... more » Owner description: Auckland's original boutique food & wine tours. Phil Parker is a fourth generation New Zealander, wine writer and food fan who started Fine Wine Tours in 2000. Phil's tours skilfully combine ravishing countryside sightseeing with premium food and wine experiences in Auckland. As your personal guide, with numbers limited to 6 maximum, Phil assures you of a highly memorable and enjoyable fun time - going behind the scenes of Auckland's premium wine regions and exclusive food outlets. With tours starting at $NZ199 for a half day, there are also full day options covering three wine regions in greater Auckland, plus a full day Food & Wine Lovers'tour. All tours include lunch, complimentary mineral water and information pack.Contact Phil now - for the NZ food and wine experience of a lifetime! « less
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Mountain Air Scenic Flights Day Tour (Tongariro National Park)
Ranked #23 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: Come and fly around the stunning volcanic peaks, Tongariro, Ngauruhoe and Ruapehu! Inspect the colourful Blue, Emerald,... more » Owner description: Come and fly around the stunning volcanic peaks, Tongariro, Ngauruhoe and Ruapehu! Inspect the colourful Blue, Emerald, Crater and Tama Lakes and all of the spectacular craters on show! Learn about the cultural heritage, history, fascinating geology and biology of this region! Make your stay here even more memorable and come and take a flight with us! Let our team look after you and show you the world through our eyes! It’s a fantastic way to view the breathtaking volcanic scenery of Tongariro National Park, Dual World Heritage Area! « less
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Ranked #24 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Water sports
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Ranked #25 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: Global Tourism Award Winner TIME Unlimited Tours for the very best Auckland Tours, Auckland Maori Tours, Guided Wilderness... more » Owner description: Global Tourism Award Winner TIME Unlimited Tours for the very best Auckland Tours, Auckland Maori Tours, Guided Wilderness Walks, Shore Excursions and Private Auckland Tours. Personal Auckland Tours in very small groups (larger groups on request) and Private Luxury Tours from Auckland to such locations as Waitomo Caves, Rotorua, Taupo, Hobbiton and the Bay of Islands. TIME Unlimited Tours is one of the most awarded and environmentally-friendly tourism businesses in New Zealand. « less
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Ranked #26 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: Kiwi Coastal Tours. An Authentic Maori Cultural Experience. A trip with Gary and Kiwi Coastal Tours will not disappoint, from... more » Owner description: Kiwi Coastal Tours. An Authentic Maori Cultural Experience. A trip with Gary and Kiwi Coastal Tours will not disappoint, from the start to the end you will be wanting more. An informal Maori mihi or greeting starts your experience, be prepared for a relaxing no rush journey around Wellington city, around the coast and along secluded beaches, take in the awesome scenic panoramas of Raukawa (Cook strait) and on a fine day views of the south island of New Zealand.Learn about the maori way of life pre-European to the present day,hear about the legends of the land and the way Maori used what nature provide for sustenance and as medicines.Safe off road sojourns are a special delight you will get to visit areas that even the locals rarely get to view, there is so much on offer with Gary and Kiwi Coastal Tours so bring a camera and a smile and Gary will throw in a cuppa tea or coffee at our designated rest area with toilet facilities and an awesome view. Be prepared for an enjoyable three (3) hours. Did I mention the wild animals ? I have a reliable vehicle that transports 5 (five) persons comfortably or 6 (six) at a push. I am a one man operation so you get me and only me. Looking forward to having you share this experience with me. Regards GARY KIEL « less
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Dive North (Kerikeri)
Ranked #27 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Water sports
Owner description: Award winning dive trips, onsite B & B, great lunches including legendary home made Lemon Cake and the most luxurious dive... more » Owner description: Award winning dive trips, onsite B & B, great lunches including legendary home made Lemon Cake and the most luxurious dive boat in the Bay of Islands - are just some of the reasons why we are your 1st choice for diving in the Bay of Islands. Add in our most popular dive trips; exploring ship wrecks Rainbow Warrior and HMNZS Canterbury and you're in for a great time! Only 1 day to dive? Advanced diver or more? Then our unique Divers Big Day Out! trip is the answer. Learn to dive in the best hands, all dives in the sea from the boat - no chlorine pools and floating plasters here! Open Water courses just take 3 days and Advanced Open Water just 2 days and you get to dive both the wrecks as part of your course! Personal service, great customer care and highly professional = Dive North; NZ Wide Diving Winners 2012 and 2013. « less
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Ranked #28 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: Our tours are friendly, informative and fun. With no more than 12 people on board, you will see Waitomo's fabulous glowworms... more » Owner description: Our tours are friendly, informative and fun. With no more than 12 people on board, you will see Waitomo's fabulous glowworms at their very best. We visit private caves away from the regular, more commercial tours. Our caves are on a beautiful hill country farm and your guide is also your host, so expect a really enjoyable and memorable tour of our two magical caves. « less
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Ranked #29 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Tours
Owner description: We are a small family owned business offering wine tours, cruise ship shore excursions or a rural experience in Hawke's Bay.... more » Owner description: We are a small family owned business offering wine tours, cruise ship shore excursions or a rural experience in Hawke's Bay. We pride ourselves on excellence & personal service. Tour with us & see for yourself why our guests say "this tour exceeded our expectations". We are the only wine tour business to include a trip up Te Mata Peak (399m) on all their tours. (weather permitting) « less
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Mohaka Rafting (Napier)
Ranked #30 of 824 activities in North Island
Category: Bodies of Water
Owner description: Mohaka Rafting is situated at Napier in Hawkes Bay, North Island, New Zealand provides day and multi-day trips on grade II,... more » Owner description: Mohaka Rafting is situated at Napier in Hawkes Bay, North Island, New Zealand provides day and multi-day trips on grade II, III, and Grade V water. Grade II is for young families. The full day grade III is our most popular trip - cliff jumps, gorges, and canyons, visit a gold mine and swim rapids in a full day adventure. The Grade V is for serious rafters. All have awesome scenery. Rafting expeditions; Helicopter in – raft out through the Kaweka Forest Park over 3 or 4 days. Camp at thermal pools, float, swim, cliff jump, or sit back and relax your way back to our base. « less
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