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New Zealand Mini Adventures

From jumping off Auckland’s Sky Tower, climbing Franz Josef Glacier or a Tandem Skydive in Queenstown, you can find action filled day tours in every region. But New Zealand is not just a haven for adrenaline-addicts, our selection also includes day trips to explore Middle Earth, the Coromandel or Milford Sound, to soak in the hot pools of Rotorua and to kayak along Abel Tasman National Park.

Auckland, Waitomo & Bay of Islands mini adventures

We have a selection of day trips to explore Auckland and the jewels of New Zealand’s Northland
Waitomo Caves & Hobbiton Set Tour
See two magical places come completely to life on this day package from Auckland. First, head to Wiatomo Caves and hop on a boat, where you'll be amazed by the thousands of twinkling lights within the 'glowworm grotto'. Next, after a picnic lunch, head to Hobbiton - the film set used in the the LOTR and Hobbit trilogies.
Full day from £211
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Auckland Sky Walk
Jumpstart your Auckland adventure, quite literally! At 192 metres-tall with no rails, there's just a harness between you and the epic views on this walk around the iconic Sky Tower. And what goes up…opt to take the life down or literally dive right in and base jump by wire down at 85km/hr.
Half day from £89
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The Double Dip
This Bay of Islands package offers some of the area's best bits…enjoy a dolphin and whale spotting cruise, visit the very tip of NZ and sail through the beautiful Bay of Islands. Get your adrenaline levels up too…go sandboarding dow sand dunes or chill at NZ's oldest pub in Russell.
2 days from £140
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Coromandel Experience
Visit the crystal-clear waters and soaring arches of Cathedral Cove, soak in the thermal pools of Hot Water Beach and head into the ancient forests and cascading falls of Kauri Grove on this 3 day trip that includes return transfers from Auckland and accommodation.
3 days from £173
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Rotorua and Taupo mini adventures

Heading to Rotorua to soak in the mud pools? Thrill it up and jetboat to Huka falls, track on volcanic rocks or fall in love with Maori culture.
Tamaki Maori Village
Enjoy a wonderful evening of hangi, history and Haka on this great nighttime tour of a traditional Maori village. You'll be welcomed by indigenous owners and learn about haka, warrior training, poi, weaving and woodcarving. Finish up with an all-you-can-eat Hangi feast!
Half day from £70
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Tongariro Crossing
This 19-km trek is one of NZ's best. The track leads up to the saddle between Mt Ngauruhoe (also know as Mt Doom) and Mt Tongariro and the Te Maari craters. The landscape is peppered with volcanic rocks, mountain springs, colourful craters and emerald lakes.
Full day from £132
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Huka Falls Jet
Jetboat to the base of New Zealand's most visited natural attraction - the spectacular Huka Falls. It's a ride of thrills, fun and excitement with high-speed, 360-degree spins. What's more, you'll be gifted with front row, water level views of the Huka Falls.
Half day from £72
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Kaikoura, Abel Tasman & Franz Josef mini adventures

Imagine crystal blue waters, whales and a glacier – these daytrips will leave you stunned!
Ice Explorer & Hot Pools Combo
Starting with a short heli-hop from Franz Josef to the incredible Pinnacles area of the glacier, your guide will navigate you through a maze of ice as you explore the awe-inspiring landscape. After half a day on the ice, there's no better reward than to rejuvenate the body, soul and mind at the Glacier Hot Pools.
Full day from £252
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Sea Kayak, Seals & Sail
Your aquatic adventure starts with a morning's sea kayaking around the islands, ocean caves and golden beaches of the Astrolable Roadstead. Take a scenic, 30-minute stroll over to the Anchorage for a tasty lunch. Check out Pinnacle Island's fur seal colony before an exhilarating sail back down the coast.
Full day from £118
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Whale Watching Kaikoura
This unique experience offers close encounters with the giant sperm whale, year-round. You may also encounter fur seals, dusky dolphins and the endangered wandering albatross. Depending on the seaon, you may also see migrating humpbacks and blue whales, or even the world's largest or smallest dolphins.
Half day from £92
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Queenstown mini adventures

Winter or summer, in Queenstown you can always get your adrenaline pumping. Choose from our range of thrill-seeking activities.
Queenstown Powder Package
Calling all snow bunnies! Spend your days either skiing in off-piste powder or gliding down the blues with your nights reserved for group dinners, apres ski activity and entertainment. Your pass, transfers, accommodation and local host are all included.
5 days from £298
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Nzone Tandem Skydive
It takes a certain kind of person to jump out of a plane. Some would say mad - we would say adventurous. Tandem skydive from 15,000, 12,000 or 9,000 feet at NZ's most scenic resort; Queenstown. For those adrenaline junkies, why not ask your Travel Expert about bungy jumping or the canyon swing in Queenstown?!
Half day from £182 - get a free NZONE t-shirt worth NZ$39, book before 27 April 17
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Lord of the Rings Movie Tour
Bring the book to life on this quest to Middle Earth. Choose from a half or full-day tour, discovering famous movie locations whilst admiring the breathtaking landscapes. With a guide, movie props and refreshments at picturesque Glenorchy, this trip isn't just for die-hard fans.
Half day from £98
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Ziptrek Ecotours
Experience the exhiliration of ziplining across the top of Queenstown on this high-flying adventure. Starting from Skyline Gondola Hill, whizz through the forest canopy, enjoying epic bird's eye views. At the end you have the choice to try the world's steepest tree-to-tree flying fox!
Half day from £82
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Milford and Doubtful Sound mini adventures

A Milford and Doubtful Sound cruise is almost a must when you travel to the South Island and we have the perfect trips to suit your budget.
Jucy Cruise Milford Sound
Sail through one of the most spine-tingling places on Earth on board the Maiden of Milford, a modern and laid-back catamaran. Park yourself on one of the viewing decks, getting up close to waterfalls, wildlife and ancient rainforest as you sail out to the Tasman Sea and back.
Full day from £72
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Jucy Cruise Milford Sound
Sail the full length of Milford Sound before mooring up for the night in Harrison Cove, where you'll enjoy a three-course dinner. Spot wild dolphins, cruise by waterfalls, rainforest and mountains and kayak through the clear waters on this overnight trip.
2 days from £225
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Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise
This enchanting overnight cruise takes you across Lake Manapouri before boarding the Fiordland Navigator at Deep Cove. Cruise the length of the fiord, weaving through hidden coves and waterways, keep your eyes peeled for solphins, seals and penguins and explore the shoreline by kayak.
2 days from £170
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