Experiences

FILM LOCATIONS

New Zealand’s rugged beauty and diverse landscapes make it the perfect backdrop for many feature films. The Lord of the Rings, Avatar, The Chronicles of Narnia, King Kong and The Last Samurai are just some of the films shot here. 

Movie-lovers will have dozens of locations to choose from, which can be explored in a variety of ways. 

When you submit your inquiry, be sure to let us know you are interested in exploring a film location.

 

 

Explore the locations of some of your favorite films

Your ticket to Middle Earth: The Lord of The Rings Trilogy and The Hobbit movies filmed at more than 150 locations across New Zealand

FOOD AND WINE

Eat like a local and sample some of New Zealand’s finest, freshest flavors. Many of our luxury accommodation providers have incredible restaurants serving high quality meals from local produce. 

You may also enjoy the offerings of the country’s plentiful wineries, known for producing pure, vibrant, and intense wines with fresh acidity. 

In the summer months, wine and food festivals such as the Kawhia Kai Festival and the West Coast’s Wildfoods Festival are a big draw for visitors. 

 

Savor local cuisine and vintages from the country’s plentiful wineries

We can include winery tours in any itinerary. Simply let us know upon submitting your inquiry that you are interested in a wine tour or tasting.

GOLF COURSES

New Zealand is home to some of the world’s most beautiful golf courses, including some that have been recommended by industry experts. 

Whether you are looking for courses with local charm, courses set against dramatic scenery, or courses designed for the avid golfer, you are sure to find what you’re looking for.

If you are interested in New Zealand’s many premium courses, let us know on your inquiry form. 

 

Choose from more than 400 courses nestled in stunning locations.

New Zealand is home to a stunning array of golf courses (more than 400 golf courses) set in incredible locations.

MULTI-DAY CYCLING

Biking through New Zealand is an unforgettable experience. Whether you are a beginner or experienced cyclist, we will offer advice, shuttles and luggage transfers, accommodations and reservations along the way. 

We can easily organize quality rental bikes as well as guided and unguided tours. If you prefer a shorter ride, we can also recommend hour-long or day-long rides.

When submitting your inquiry, be sure to let us know if you’re interested in a single- or multi-day cycle tour.

 

Coast along the untamed wilderness and rugged island beauty

Some of our recommended Tours include: Alps 2 Ocean Trail, Old Ghost Road, Te Ara Ahi Trail, Central Otago Rail Trail, Hawkes Bay Trails, Queenstown Trail, Great Taste Trail, Twin Coast Cycle Trail.

MULTI-DAY HIKING

Exploring New Zealand through one of its many trails and wilderness areas is one of the best ways to experience the raw, wild beauty of the country. 

 

From active volcanoes and lush rainforests to coastal scenery and alpine climbs, there is something for everyone along the thousands of miles of tracks. 


New Zealand is also home to 14 national parks and a great number of regional parks with breathtaking views and unique wildlife. 

 

All our itineraries can provide short and day-long hikes at any destination. Multi-day hikes through New Zealand’s iconic Great Walks must be booked well in advance.

Quench your thirst for adventure on picturesque hiking and walking trails

An excellent way to see large portions of New Zealand and hike in a number of National Parks while understanding the natural beauty and history that surrounds your adventure.

SNOW SPORTS

With an international reputation for a top skiing and snowboarding location, New Zealand’s ski fields are perfect for skiers and snowboarders of all levels. 

Queenstown is the best place to experience New Zealand’s skiing. A resort town with many luxury accommodation options, it offers postcard views and world class amenities.

Let us know if skiing or snow sports are experiences you’d like to add to your itinerary.

Accommodation providers offering Heliskiing from their doorstep:

  • Minaret Station

  • Blanket Bay

  • Mahu Whenua Ridgeline Homestead & Eco Sanctuary

Glide through alpine landscapes during New Zealand’s snow sport season, June to October

The country is famed for its challenging slopes which attract the world’s best skiers each winter and having some of the biggest lift served verticals south of the equator to enjoy it with. 

SPORTING EVENTS

Sporting events are a big part of New Zealand culture. Every year, the country hosts a wide range of national and international events — from rugby to cycling to sailing to winter sports. 

 

Coast to Coast, an iconic multisport event, sees competitors run, bike, hike, and kayak across the island. 

 

When you submit your inquiry, be sure to let us know you are interested in attending a sporting event.

 

Sporting events include: 

 

  • Americas Cup Sailing – Auckland 2021 

  • New Zealand All Blacks Rugby

  • Womens Rugby World Cup 2021

  • Winter Games NZ

  • FIFA Womens Soccer World Cup 2023

Enjoy some of the best international sporting events on the planet

New Zealand offers many exciting sporting events including international fishing tournaments, professional surfing competitions, cycling challenges to world championship triathlons.

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