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By | April 12th, 2016|Lifestyle|

Ever since the turn of the 21st century ushered in the globally renowned 'Lord of the Rings' film trilogy , directed by Peter Jackson and filmed in New Zealand, this fabled land of hobbits, dwarfs and dragons has attracted the attention of the world.

Skyline Queenstown

By | August 3rd, 2015|Queenstown|

Situated an easy five minutes’ walk from central Queenstown, the Gondola carries visitors high above Queenstown to the Skyline complex. The best views in the region are found here, spread out in a spectacular 220-degree panorama.

Taranaki

By | May 7th, 2015|Rafting Kayaking|

Seeking adventure in the great outdoors - want to physically challenge yourself on a scenic river? Taranaki offers all this in abundance and markets itself effectively as a special place with real people and a great lifestyle.

Wanganui

By | May 7th, 2015|Rafting Kayaking|

Wanganui, the 'River City', nestles at the mouth of the broad tidal Whanganui River. This beautiful garden city is noted for its heritage walks, reserves, fine arts, culture and its outstanding museum.

Waikato

By | May 7th, 2015|Rafting Kayaking|

South of Auckland’s Bombay Hills is a land of lush green valleys where the air is crisp and clear - the home of restful dairy cows and galloping thoroughbred champions.

Volcanic Plateau

By | May 7th, 2015|Rafting Kayaking|

Welcome to moonscape country in the molten volcanic heart of the North Island. Here you can experience the delights of Mt Ruapehu, New Zealand's largest active volcano, which last erupted in 1996.

South Westland

By | May 7th, 2015|Rafting Kayaking|

Enter the untouched wilderness of New Zealand’s South West World Heritage Area. It is a vast pristine nature-lover’s paradise, filled with the grandeur and spectacle of Mt Cook, the Southern Alps and the Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers.

South Canterbury

By | May 7th, 2015|Rafting Kayaking|

From the blue Pacific, across the patchwork quilt of Canterbury Plains to the snow-caped Southern Alps, this region is a mighty adventure playground.

Otago/Southland and Queenstown

By | May 7th, 2015|Rafting Kayaking|

Southern New Zealand embraces some very dramatic coastlines, braided river valleys, golden-brown tussock hills and glaciated slopes of the Southern Alps.

Northland

By | May 7th, 2015|Rafting Kayaking|

New Zealand's subtropical northern peninsula is nothing less than a water sports paradise. This natural playground is stunningly beautiful and embraces 1,000 kms of unspoilt coastline, eight glorious harbours and hundreds of offshore islands.

North Westland

By | May 7th, 2015|Rafting Kayaking|

If you want to go deeper, steeper, wetter and wilder in the wilderness this is the place for you. North Westland has almost limitless adventure possibilities - whitewater rafting, underground tube rafting, heli-rafting, jet boating, caving, mountain biking and horse trekking.

North Canterbury

By | May 7th, 2015|Rafting Kayaking|

Drive one hour north of Christchurch and you enter a rural lifestyle of irresistible charm. North Canterbury is an exquisite part of New Zealand where you will find ample space for complete recreation and rejuvenation.

Nelson

By | May 7th, 2015|Rafting Kayaking|

Come visit the ‘Top of the South’ and enjoy a seductive mix of sun, sand, whitewater, arts and crafts, fresh fruit, fine wines and succulent seafoods.

Mid Westland

By | May 7th, 2015|Rafting Kayaking|

Towering peaks, dense rainforest and broad coastal plains dotted with exquisite kayaking lakes like Brunner, Kaniere and Ianthe (remnants of the Ice Age) characterise mid Westland.

Marlborough

By | May 7th, 2015|Rafting Kayaking|

Visit a chosen land where warmth, hospitality, fine wines and gourmet foods delight visitors all year round. Marlborough has a beautiful varied landscape of golden tussock downland, rich green beech forests, wide braided rivers and stark lofty mountains.

Manawatu/Wairarapa

By | May 7th, 2015|Rafting Kayaking|

The lower North Island is characterised by prosperous farming along the western coastal plains and the expansive hill country sheep stations on the Wairarapa Coast.

Rafting & Kayaking

By | May 7th, 2015|Rafting Kayaking|

Kiwis love outdoor adventure, and the sight of flashing paddles, flying spray and ecstatic rafters exchanging 'high fives' is an icon of the Downunder adventure experience.

Hawke’s Bay

By | May 7th, 2015|Rafting Kayaking|

Hawke's Bay has consummate style - chic restaurants, world class wines, fine foods and passionate craftspeople. The Bay is an unbroken crescent of land between the Mahia Peninsula and Cape Kidnappers - the world's largest accessible gannet colony.

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