Activities

Mt Cook & Lake Tekapo Day Tour From Christchurch

Enjoy a private day tour to Aoraki/Mount Cook - the tallest mountain in New Zealand. Visit the picturesque town of Lake Tekapo, admire stunning alpine views from Lake Pukaki, and enjoy a delicious buffet lunch at the Hermitage Hotel.

TOURS HIGHLIGHTS:
1. Enjoy a day trip from Christchurch to discover incredible glaciers, lakes and rivers
2. Sample award-winning cheese at a local cheese factory in Geraldine
3. Visit the iconic Church of Good Shepherd and Bronze Sheepdog Statue in Lake Tekapo
4. Admire Lake Pukaki, the largest lake in Mackenzie region, and stunning alpine scenery
5. Savor a delicious buffet lunch with spectacular views at the Hermitage Hotel
6.Explore one of the many alpine walks in Mount Cook National Park

TOUR DESCRIPTION:
Experience dramatic glacier lakes, snow-capped mountains, and beautiful alpine walks on a private day trip from Christchurch. Home to Southern Alps, Aoraki/Mount Cook is the highest mountain in New Zealand at a height of 3724 meters.
After pick-up from your hotel, journey to Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, located a 4 hours' drive though spectacular and breathtaking landscapes. Stretch your legs at the historic town of Geraldine and treat your taste buds at an artisan cheese shop, or browse for Merino and Alpaca fleece clothing. Visit the heart of Mackenzie Country, the captivatingly turquoise Lake Tekapo, the iconic Church of Good Shepherd, and the well-recognized statue of Sheepdog. Travel through Lake Pukaki and admire stunning views of Mt. Cook from a distance.
Arrive at your final destination of Mount Cook where you'll savor a scrumptious buffet lunch at Hermitage Hotel. Enjoy 3 hours of free time to explore Mount Cook village, take on one of the many walks, enjoy an optional scenic flight (at your own cost), or visit Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre. Then, rejoin your guide for the return scenic journey to Christchurch.

We Provide

1.Private tour (i.e. only for one party).
2.Professional guide.
3.Transport by air-conditioned late model Mercedes Benz vans.
4.Buffet lunch at Hermitage Hotel.
5.Hotel Pick up and Drop Off.
6.Complimentary Hotspot WIFI provided.
7.Complimentary light refreshments provided.

Please Bring

Warm Jacket & Walking Shoes

Restrictions

Minimum booking for 2 adults required to operate this activity.

Duration

12 Hours

Other Information

1.Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
2.A small amount of walking is involved.

PRIVATE TOUR QUEENSTOWN TO CHRISTCHURCH VIA MOUNT COOK & TEKAPO

Travel in a luxurious minivan with this tour from Queenstown to Christchurch via Mt. Cook & Lake Tekapo, and reach your destination relaxed & refreshed. It is a great alternative to enjoying New Zealand landscape, making frequent stops for photos on the way.

HIGHLIGHTS:
Private tour means more personal service from the guide.
Savor a delicious buffet lunch with spectacular views at the Hermitage Hotel.
Explore one of the many alpine walks in Mount Cook National Park.
Admire Lake Pukaki, the largest lake in Mackenzie region, and stunning alpine scenery.
Visit the iconic Church of Good Shepherd and Bronze Sheepdog Statue in Lake Tekapo.

TOUR DESCRIPTION:
Around 12 hrs drive including stops from Queenstown will take you to the garden city of New Zealand, Christchurch.
Pick-up from your hotel or preferred location in Queenstown.
Drive through beautiful vineyards of Otago Region.
Stretch legs at the fruit growing region of Cromwell situated on the shores of beautiful Lake Dunstan.
Drive through Lindis Pass offering mountain & tussock grassland scenery.
Drive along Lake Pukaki, a long large jewel in the Mackenzie Basin; before you head to the majestic Mt. Cook.
Enjoy a scrumptious buffet lunch at Hermitage Hotel.
Time to explore the walks around Mt. Cook or enjoy a scenic flight with glacier landing (at own expense).
Visit the heart of Mackenzie Country, the captivating Lake Tekapo.
Visit the Church of Good Shepherd & the well-recognized statue of sheepdog.
One last time stretch legs at the picturesque little town of Fairlie.
Take the scenic drive via Geraldine & drive through Ashburton.
Drop-off at your hotel or preferred location in Christchurch.

We Provide

Private tour (i.e. only for one party).
Transport in luxurious van (2017 or late model Mercedes Benz)
Professional guide.
Hotel pickup and drop-off.
Buffet lunch at Hermitage Hotel.
Complimentary Hotspot WIFI provided.
Complimentary light refreshments provided.

Restrictions

Minimum booking for 2 people is required to operate this activity.

Duration

12 Hours

Season

2018/19

Other Information

1.The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
2.Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable

Akaroa Day Tour From Christchurch

Discover the coastal town of Akaroa on a private day tour from Christchurch. Enjoy a 2-hour Harbour Nature Cruise. Encounter panoramic views, boutique shops, waterfront cafes, a cheese factory and tour to an Alpaca Farm.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:
1. Relax on a scenic day trip to the French-inspired coastal town of Akaroa
2. Look out for dolphins, penguins, fur seals and exquisite New Zealand blue pearls
3. Capture captivating views of Akaroa Harbor from a panoramic viewpoint
4. Step onboard for a 2-hour Harbor Nature Cruise
5. Visit Barry’s Bay Traditional Cheese Factory and sample award-winning cheese
6. Interactive Alpaca Farm Tour

TOURS DESCRIPTION:
Encounter Akaroa, a French-inspired coastal town located on the Banks Peninsula, on a private day tour from Christchurch. After pick-up from your hotel, set off for the 90-minute scenic drive to Akaroa. On arrival, discover magnificent harbour views, glistening waters, historic buildings, and fine food.
Grab your camera for amazing pictures at Hilltop Tavern for captivating harbour views over the glistening waters of Akaroa. Feast your taste buds on delicious artisan cheese at Barry’s Bay Cheese Factory, where they have produced hand-crafted cheese since 1895. Enjoy complimentary samples and glimpse the cheese-making process from the large viewing window. Explore Akaroa town on foot, discover boutique shops, and enjoy lunch (own expense) at one of the many waterfront cafes.
Climb onboard a spectacular 2-hour nature cruise in Akaroa Harbour. Enjoy the fascinating history and rich variety of marine life exclusive to New Zealand waters. View the giant volcanic cliffs, sea caves and a breathtaking volcanic amphitheatre. Spot the unique Hector’s dolphin (the world's smallest and rarest dolphin), white-flippered penguins, yellow-eyed penguins, fur seals, and more.
A unique farm tour at Shamarra Alpaca Farm. Get up close and personal with over 130 grazing Alpacas while enjoying breathtaking views of Akaroa Harbour. Gain a brief insight into Alpacas' history, wander through herds of these majestic beauties, and browse through a selection of luxurious knitwear. Enjoy the scenic return journey along Summit Road (time and weather permitting) with fascinating views, before drop off back to your pick-up location in Christchurch.

We Provide

1.Harbour Nature Cruise.
2.Alpaca Farm Tour.
3.Private Transfer (i.e. only for one party).
4.Professional guide.
5.Transport by air-conditioned late model Mercedes Benz Van.
6.Complimentary Hotspot WIFI provided.
Complimentary light refreshments provided.
Hotel pickup and drop-off.

Please Bring

Warm Jacket and Walking Shoes

Restrictions

Minimum booking for 2 adults required to operate this activity.

Duration

8 Hours

Lake Tekapo and Lake Pukaki Tour from Christchurch

Explore the picturesque town of Lake Tekapo on a private day tour from Christchurch. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations that lies in the heart of Mackenzie country which provide splendid views.
Visit the iconic Church of Good Shepherd & Sheepdog Statue in Lake Tekapo. Admire Lake Pukaki & the stunning views of Mount Cook from a distance. Soak up & unwind in Tekapo Springs offering Hot Pools, Spa, waterslide & aqua play area for kids.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:
1. Enjoy a private day trip from Christchurch to Lake Tekapo & Lake Pukaki.
2. Sample award-winning cheese at a local cheese factory in Geraldine
3. Admire the glacier fed turquoise colored Lake Tekapo.
4. Visit the iconic Church of Good Shepherd & Bronze Sheepdog Statue.
5. Take a drive to Lake Pukaki, the largest lake in Mackenzie region, and admire the cloud piercing Mt. Cook from a distance.
6. Visit to a Salmon Farm.
7. Drive to the summit at Mt. John Observatory to capture the spectacular landscapes.
8. Soak in the renowned Tekapo Springs with alpine scenery.

TOUR DESCRIPTION:
Spend you day in the beautiful region of Mackenzie Country on a private day tour to Lake Tekapo & Lake Pukaki from Christchurch. After pick-up from your hotel,take a 3.5 hr scenic drive through spectacular & breathtaking landscapes. Stretch your legs at the historic town of Geraldine and treat your taste buds at an artisan cheese shop or browse for Merino and Alpaca fleece clothing.
Visit the turquoise colored Lake Tekapo & take in the tranquility of this place. Visit the Church of Good Shepherd & the well-recognized Bronze Statue of Sheepdog.
Take a drive to Lake Pukaki and admire stunning views of Mt. Cook from a distance. Grab the opportunity to purchase fresh salmon or feed the fish at a Salmon Farm floating on the glacier waters. Then drive to the summit of Mt. John to capture magnificent alpine landscape on your cameras.
Grab lunch at one of the cafés before you hit the Hot Pools. Soak up & unwind at Tekapo Springs surrounded by breathtaking alpine views. After hot pools, drive back to Christchurch via same scenic route and drop-off to your location.

We Provide

1.Private tour (i.e. only for one party)
2.Professional guide.
3.Entry to Tekapo Springs: Includes hot pools, waterslide & aqua play area for kids in summer (Dec to Feb). And during winters, hot pools and ice skating (Apr to Sep).
4.Transport in luxurious van (2017 or late model Mercedes Benz).
5.Hotel Pick up and Drop Off.
6.Complimentary Hotspot WIFI.
7.Complimentary light refreshments.

Please Bring

1. Warm Jacket & Walking Shoes.
2. Swimming costumes & Towel.

Restrictions

Minimum booking for 2 adults required to operate this activity.

Duration

10 Hours

Kaikoura Day Tour Including Whale Watch From Christchurch

Spend your day on the coastal town of Kaikoura, where mountains meet the sea. After pick-up from your hotel in Christchurch, take around 3 hrs scenic drive through the wine-growing region of Waipara. Arrive in Kaikoura & take in the serenity of this beautiful town.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:
1.Admire the Giant Sperm Whale & other marine wildlife in their natural habitat on a Whale Watching Cruise.
2.Scenic drive to the coastal town of Kaikoura, where mountains meet the sea.
3.View New Zealand Fur Seals in their local Seal Colony.
4.Walk up to the peninsula walkway to capture the spectacular scenery.

TOUR DESCRIPTION:
Spend your day on the coastal town of Kaikoura, where mountains meet the sea. After pick-up from your hotel in Christchurch, take around 3 hrs scenic drive through the wine-growing region of Waipara. Arrive in Kaikoura & take in the serenity of this beautiful town.
Hop onboard for an incredible Whale Watching experience & grab some wonderful photo opportunities. Lookout for the Giant Sperm Whale, dusky dolphins, albatross and a great variety of other marine wildlife.
After your Whale Watch Cruise, you have time to enjoy lunch at one of the many cafes and explore the charming little town by foot. Post lunch visit the Fur Seal colony on the shores of Kaikoura, with hundreds of adorable seals basking in the sun. Take a walk up to the peninsula walkway & capture the magical scenery in your cameras. Drive back via same scenic coastal route & drop-off to your location in Christchurch.

We Provide

1.Whale Watching Experience by boat
2.Private tour (i.e. only for one party).
3.Professional guide.
4.Hotel Pick-up and drop-off
5.Transport in luxurious van (2017 or late model Mercedes Benz)
6.Complimentary Hotspot WIFI provided.
7.Complimentary light refreshments provided.

Please Bring

Warm Jacket and Walking Shoes

Restrictions

Minimum booking for 2 adults required for this activity.

Duration

10 Hours

Other Information

Tickets for Whale Watch Tour by Boat included.

Hanmer Springs Day Tour 1 (Includes Hot Pool, Wine Tasting & Jet Boat)

Discover Hanmer Springs on a private day tour from Christchurch including a visit to the Thermal Pools, wine tasting at Waipara Valley & thrilling jet boat ride.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:
1.Discover the picturesque village of Hanmer Springs nestled in the Southern Alps
2. Savor Pinot Noir and Riesling with wine tastings at three Waipara wineries
3. Soak in the renowned thermal waters of Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa
4. Thrill yourself with 360-degree spins on an exciting jet boat ride

TOUR DESCRIPTION:
Set off on a day tour to Hanmer Springs from Christchurch. Best known for its natural hot pools and stunning landscapes, Hanmer Springs is a picturesque alpine village located only a 90-minute scenic drive from Christchurch.
After pick-up from your hotel, journey through the scenic wine district of Waipara. Experience a wine tasting tour in a region renowned for its Pinot Noir and Riesling. Continue on to the Hanmer Springs, the alpine resort town in Canterbury. Experience adventurous 360-degree spins on a thrilling jet boating ride on the stunning Waiau River. Explore Hanmer Springs village and perhaps have lunch at one of the local cafes.
Finally, you'll arrive at Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa where you can unwind and relax with 30 minutes in the private indoor thermal pools. Indulge yourself with a variety of pools including relaxing rock pools, soothing sulphur pools, an array of water jets and bubbles at a range of temperatures. Explore the various outdoor pools including aqua therapy pool, thermal pool, sulphur pool, freshwater pool, lazy river and much more.

We Provide

1.Professional guide
2.Transport in luxurious Mercedes Benz Minivan
3.Wine tasting at three Waipara wineries
4.Private indoor thermal pools 30 minutes entry
5.Outdoors thermal pools entry
6.Waterslide access for children
7.Jet boating

Please Bring

Swimming costumes & Towels

Restrictions

Minimum booking for 2 adults required to operate this activity.

Duration

10

Other Information

Swimming costumes & towels are available on hire ($5 each plus $20 returnable deposit).

Hanmer Springs Day Tour 2 (Includes Hot Pool, Wine Tasting & Hot stone massage)

Discover Hanmer Springs on a small-group day tour from Christchurch including a visit to the Thermal Pools and wine tasting & a relaxing 90-minute hot stone massage.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:
1. Discover the picturesque village of Hanmer Springs nestled in the Southern Alps
2. Savor Pinot Noir and Riesling with wine tastings at three Waipara wineries
3. Soak in the renowned thermal waters of Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa
4. Pamper yourself with an traditional hot stone ritual massage

TOUR DESCRIPTION:
Set off on a day tour to Hanmer Springs from Christchurch. Best known for its natural hot pools and stunning landscapes, Hanmer Springs is a picturesque alpine village located only a 90-minute scenic drive from Christchurch.
After pick-up from your hotel, journey through the scenic wine district of Waipara. Experience a wine tasting tour in a region renowned for its Pinot Noir and Riesling. Continue on to the Hanmer Springs, the alpine resort town in Canterbury.
Explore Hanmer Springs village and perhaps have lunch at one of the local cafes.
Finally, you'll arrive at Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa where you can unwind and relax with 30 minutes in the private indoor thermal pools. Indulge yourself with a variety of pools including relaxing rock pools, soothing sulphur pools, an array of water jets and bubbles at a range of temperatures. Explore the various outdoor pools including aqua therapy pool, thermal pool, sulphur pool, freshwater pool, lazy river and much more. Pamper yourself with a traditional hot stone ritual massage before you hit the hot pools. Afterwards, rejoin your guide for the return drive to Christchurch.

We Provide

1.Professional guide
2.Transport in luxurious Mercedes Benz Minivan
3.Wine tasting at three Waipara wineries
4.Private indoor thermal pools 30 minutes entry
5.Outdoors thermal pools entry
6.Waterslide access for children
7.Traditional 80-minute hot stone ritual massage

Please Bring

Swimming costumes & Towels

Restrictions

Minimum booking for 2 adults required to operate this activity.

Duration

10 Hours

Other Information

Swimming costumes & towels are available on hire ($5 each plus $20 returnable deposit).

Hanmer Springs Day Tour 3 (Includes Hot Pools and Wine Tasting)

Discover Hanmer Springs on a small-group day tour from Christchurch including a visit to the Thermal Pools and wine tasting. Upgrade to include a thrilling jet boat ride or a relaxing 90-minute hot stone massage.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:
1.Discover the picturesque village of Hanmer Springs nestled in the Southern Alps
2.Savor Pinot Noir and Riesling with wine tastings at three Waipara wineries
3.Soak in the renowned thermal waters of Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa
4.Thrill yourself with 360-degree spins on an optional and exciting jet boat ride
5.Pamper yourself with an optional traditional hot stone ritual massage

TOUR DESCRIPTION:
Set off on a day tour to Hanmer Springs from Christchurch. Best known for its natural hot pools and stunning landscapes, Hanmer Springs is a picturesque alpine village located only a 90-minute scenic drive from Christchurch.
After pick-up from your hotel, journey through the scenic wine district of Waipara. Experience a wine tasting tour in a region renowned for its Pinot Noir and Riesling. Continue on to the Hanmer Springs, the alpine resort town in Canterbury. If you choose the upgrade option, experience adventurous 360-degree spins on a thrilling jet boating ride on the stunning Waiau River. Explore Hanmer Springs village and perhaps have lunch at one of the local cafes.
Finally, you'll arrive at Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa where you can unwind and relax with 30 minutes in the private indoor thermal pools. Indulge yourself with a variety of pools including relaxing rock pools, soothing sulphur pools, an array of water jets and bubbles at a range of temperatures. Explore the various outdoor pools including aqua therapy pool, thermal pool, sulphur pool, freshwater pool, lazy river and much more. Upgrade to pamper yourself with a traditional hot stone ritual massage before you hit the hot pools. Afterwards, rejoin your guide for the return drive to Christchurch.

We Provide

1.Professional guide
2.Transport in luxurious Mercedes Benz Minivan
3.Wine tasting at three Waipara wineries
4.Private indoor thermal pools 30 minutes entry
5.Outdoors thermal pools entry
6.Waterslide access for children
7.Jet boating (if option selected)
8.Traditional 90-minute hot stone ritual massage (if option selected)

Please Bring

Swimming costumes & Towels

Restrictions

Minimum booking for 2 adults required to operate this activity.

Duration

8 Hours

Other Information

Swimming costumes & towels are available on hire ($5 each plus $20 returnable deposit).

Akaroa Dolphin Swimming & Alpaca Farm Tour 1 (From Christchurch)

Enjoy once in a lifetime experience-swim & snorkel with the World’s smallest & rarest Hector’s Dolphins in the emerald waters of Akaroa. Get up-close & personal at Alpaca Farm Tour and wander through these majestic beauties. Explore the French town by foot, enjoy lunch at a waterfront café & discover the boutique shops.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:
1. Visit Barry’s Bay Traditional Cheese Factory and try some of their award-winning cheese.
2. Scenic drive on an extinct volcanic crater on Banks Peninsula with magnificent views of Akaroa Harbour.
3. Swim with Hector’s Dolphins – an ultimate dolphin experience with the World’s smallest & rarest.
4. Engage yourself in an interactive Alpaca Farm Tour with over 130 grazing Alpacas.

TOUR DESCRIPTION:
1.Pick-up from your hotel/ apartment or preferred location in Christchurch.
2.Grab your cameras for some pictures at Hilltop Tavern with the most captivating harbour views & glistening waters of Akaroa.
3.Feast your taste buds at Barry’s Bay Cheese Factory who still make it the old traditional way.
4.Hop onboard a jet-powered catamaran & enjoy an unforgettable 2hr experience-providing close encounters with the playful 5.Hector’s Dolphins swimming around you.
6.Time to explore the French inspired town by foot, enjoy lunch at one of the many waterfront cafes & explore the boutique shops.
7.Take a unique Alpaca Farm Tour; get a brief insight into Alpacas history, lead or hand feed them (if option selected).
8.Make your return journey via summit road (time & weather permitting) with the most fascinating views.
9.Return back & drop-off to your location.

We Provide

1.Private Tour.
2.Professional guide.
3.Hotel Pick up and Drop Off.
4.Swim with Dolphins Tour.
5.Wetsuits, masks, snorkels & fins rental.
6.Alpaca Farm Tour
7.Transport by 2017 or late model Mercedes Benz vans.
8.Complimentary Hotspot WIFI provided.
9.Complimentary light refreshments provided.

Please Bring

Please bring towel, swimming costume, sunscreen, hat & sunglasses.

Restrictions

1.Minimum booking for 2 adults required to operate this activity.
2.Customers must be confident & capable in the sea.
3.Children aged 7 & younger are not allowed.
4.Children aged 8-12 must swim with a parent or guardian.

Duration

9 Hours

Other Information

1.Please bring towel, swimming costume, sunscreen, hat & sunglasses.
2.You can choose to watch while your friends are swimming.
3.In the unlikely event if you are not able to swim or see dolphins, then you'll be refunded 25% of the activity price.

Akaroa Dolphin Swimming Tour (From Christchurch)

Enjoy once in a lifetime experience-swim & snorkel with the World’s smallest & rarest Hector’s Dolphins in the emerald waters of Akaroa. Explore the French town by foot, enjoy lunch at a waterfront café & discover the boutique shops.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:
1.Visit Barry’s Bay Traditional Cheese Factory and try some of their award-winning cheese.
2.Scenic drive on an extinct volcanic crater on Banks Peninsula with magnificent views of Akaroa Harbour.
3.Swim with Hector’s Dolphins – an ultimate dolphin experience with the World’s smallest & rarest.

TOUR DESCRIPTION:
1.Pick-up from your hotel/ apartment or preferred location in Christchurch.
2.Grab your cameras for some pictures at Hilltop Tavern with the most captivating harbour views & glistening waters of Akaroa.
3.Feast your taste buds at Barry’s Bay Cheese Factory who still make it the old traditional way.
4.Hop onboard a jet-powered catamaran & enjoy an unforgettable 2hr experience-providing close encounters with the playful 5.Hector’s Dolphins swimming around you.
6.Time to explore the French inspired town by foot, enjoy lunch at one of the many waterfront cafes & explore the boutique shops.
7.Make your return journey via summit road (time & weather permitting) with the most fascinating views.
8.Return back & drop-off to your location.


We Provide

1.Private Tour (i.e. ONLY FOR ONE PARTY).
2.Professional guide.
3.Hotel Pick up and Drop Off.
4.Swim with Dolphins Tour.
5.Wetsuits, masks, snorkels & fins rental.
6.Transport by 2017 or late model Mercedes Benz vans.
7.Complimentary Hotspot WIFI provided.
8.Complimentary light refreshments provided.

Please Bring

Please bring towel, swimming costume, sunscreen, hat & sunglasses.

Restrictions

1.Minimum booking for 2 adults required to operate this activity.
2.To participate in the dolphin swim activity, you must be a reasonably confident swimmer, capable in the sea.
3.The minimum age is 8 years and up, children aged 8 to 12 must swim with a parent or guardian.
4.In the unlikely event if you are not able to swim or see dolphins, then you'll be refunded 25% of the activity price.

Duration

8 Hours

Other Information

1.Customers must be confident & capable in the sea.
2.Please bring towel, swimming costume, sunscreen, hat & sunglasses.
3.Children aged 7 & younger are not allowed.
4.Children aged 8-12 must swim with a parent or guardian.
5.You can choose to watch while your friends are swimming.
6.In the unlikely event if you are not able to swim or see dolphins, then you'll be refunded 25% of the activity price.

Arthur's Pass Day Tour Including TranzAlpine Train From Christchurch

Experience the South Island's remarkable natural landscapes by taking a journey on the TranzAlpine train from Christchurch to Arthur's Pass, which is considered one of the world's greatest train journeys for the scenery through which it passes. Enjoy breathtaking views of Canterbury Plains, Southern Alps, ice-fed Waimakariri River, lush beech forests and stunning landscapes. Explore walking tracks in Arthur's Pass National Park with spectacular mountain views & pristine waterfalls. Capture mirror images at Lake Pearson & wander through the majestic limestone boulders at Castle Hill. A perfect day trip for nature lovers, hikers & adventure seekers.

TOURS HIGHLIGHTS:
1. Scenic journey on TranzAlpine Train from Christchurch to Arthur's Pass.
2. Explore one of the many walks with crisp alpine air, unforgettable mountain vistas & waterfalls.
3. Encounter with the inquisitie Kea (alpine parrot) at Otira Viaduct lookout.
4. Capture mirror images at Lake Pearson.
5. Admire the majestic limestone boulders at Castle Hill Conservation Area.

TOUR DESCRIPTION:
Experience vast wilderness, breathtaking landscapes, spectacular waterfalls, mirror lakes & alpine walks through native beech forests on a day trip from Christchurch.
After pick-up from your hotel, your guide will drop you to the train station in Christchurch for one of the greatest train journey's in the world. Travel on the TranzAlpine train & admire the stunning scenery through panoramic windows & open air viewing decks. Disembark the train at Arthur's Pass National Park where you will meet your guide again.
Enjoy 1.5 hours free time to enjoy lunch at a local cafe & explore the village of Arthur's Pass. Your guide will then recommend you some popular walks in the National Park with incredible views. Then drive down to Otira Viaduct which provide impressive views of red flowering rata in summer months & grab the opportunity to spot the inquisitive Kea (alpine parrot) well known for its cheeky nature.
On your return journey, travel by road in a luxurious minivan with a few scenic stops on the way. Take a coffee break & capture stunning mirror images at Lake Person. Then wander through majestic presence of limestone rock formations at Castle Hill Conservation Area. Stretch your legs one last time at Lake Lyndon that regularly freezes in winter months. Return back & drop-off to your location in Christchurch.

We Provide

1.TranzAlpine Train from Christchurch to Arthur's Pass.
2.Professional Guide.
3.Hotel Pick up & Drop off.
4.Transport in luxurious minivan (2017 or late model Mercedes Benz)
5.Light Refreshments.
6.Hotspot WIFI.

Please Bring

Warm Jacket and Walking Shoes

Restrictions

Minimum booking for 2 adults required to operate this activity.

Duration

10 Hours

Other Information

1.A small amount of walking is involved.
2.Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Tour 1: Waipara Valley Wine Including Lunch from Christchurch

Waipara Valley – Coolest little wine region in the country!
Waipara Valley in North Canterbury is a 40 minutes scenic drive from Christchurch. With 74 vineyards, 31 wineries, 10 cellar doors & 4 winery restaurants, Waipara Valley Region is a Masterclass in Cool Climate Wine Making.
Waipara Valley is best known for elegantly spicy and rich Pinot Noirs and Rieslings. The region also offers other aromatic varieties such as Pinot Gris and Gewürztraminer, and has its own unique take on Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay.
Indulge yourself in half day of wine tasting with a quality selection of wines & enjoy a scrumptious gourmet lunch made from fresh local produce.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:
1.Pick-up from your hotel/ apartment or preferred location in Central Christchurch at 10am.
2.Travel in style and comfort of your very own private chauffeur driven vehicle.
3.Take the scenic drive through wonderful wine district of Waipara.
4.Visit 4 boutique wineries of North Canterbury during your wine tasting tour.
5.Ultimate experience of Wine-Tasting at 4 wineries renowned for producing unique richer, spicier Pinot Noirs and Rieslings. 6.You may also choose from a wide selection including Pinot Gris, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc.
7.Enjoy a 2 course gourmet lunch at one of the winery.
8.Opportunity to explore & learn about the wine region.
9.Return back & drop-off to your location by 6pm.

We Provide

1.Private tour
2.Transport by air-conditioned late model Mercedes Benz vans.
3.Hotel Pick up and Drop Off.
4.Complimentary Hotspot WIFI provided.
5.Complimentary light refreshments provided.
6.Wine Tasting at 4 wineries.
7.Two Course Lunch at one of the winery

Restrictions

Minimum booking for 2 adults required to operate this activity.

Duration

8

Other Information

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.

Tour 2: Waipara Valley Wine from Christchurch

Waipara Valley – Coolest little wine region in the country!
Waipara Valley in North Canterbury is a 40 minutes scenic drive from Christchurch. With 74 vineyards, 31 wineries, 10 cellar doors & 4 winery restaurants, Waipara Valley Region is a Masterclass in Cool Climate Wine Making.
Waipara Valley is best known for elegantly spicy and rich Pinot Noirs and Rieslings. The region also offers other aromatic varieties such as Pinot Gris and Gewürztraminer, and has its own unique take on Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay.
Indulge yourself in half day of wine tasting with a quality selection of wines.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:
1.Pick-up from your hotel/ apartment or preferred location in Central Christchurch at 10am.
2.Travel in style and comfort of your very own private chauffeur driven vehicle.
3.Take the scenic drive through wonderful wine district of Waipara.
4.Visit 4 boutique wineries of North Canterbury during your wine tasting tour.
5.Ultimate experience of Wine-Tasting at 4 wineries renowned for producing unique richer, spicier Pinot Noirs and Rieslings. 6.You may also choose from a wide selection including Pinot Gris, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc.
7.Opportunity to explore & learn about the wine region.
8.Return back & drop-off to your location by 5pm.

We Provide

1.Private tour
2.Transport by air-conditioned late model Mercedes Benz vans.
3.Hotel Pick up and Drop Off.
4.Complimentary Hotspot WIFI provided.
5.Complimentary light refreshments provided.
6.Wine Tasting at 4 wineries.

Restrictions

Minimum booking for 2 adults required to operate this activity.

Duration

6 Hours

Other Information

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.

Christchurch Day Tour 1 (8 Hours)

Christchurch is a vibrant destination in transition. Well known for its stunning gardens, serene Avon River, street art, beautiful beaches and its Heritage English feel. If you are looking for a quirky and inspiring place, Christchurch will not disappoint you at all. After recovering from a devastating earthquake in 2011, the city is being rebuilt from scratch. The new city is modern and more creative than ever before.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:
1.Pick-up from your hotel/ apartment or preferred location in Christchurch.
2.Visit to Christchurch Botanical gardens & hop onboard an electric-powered caterpillar bus along with live commentary & enjoy the splendid gardens.
3.Visit to the Christchurch Transitional Cathedral & the 185 Empty White Chairs memorial.
4.Experience the 360 degrees breathtaking views with Christchurch Gondola.
5.Drive through Lyttelton Harbour and all the way to Sumner village.
6.Visit the Sumner beach & the Cave Rock.
7.Head towards Willowbank for the Kiwi Wildlife experience on a guided tour.
8.Return back & drop-off to your location.

We Provide

1.Private & Exclusive Tour.
2.Hotel Pick up and Drop Off.
3.Botanical gardens guided tour, entry to Gondola & Willowbank tour.
4.Complimentary Hotspot WIFI provided.
5.Complimentary light refreshments provided.

Restrictions

Minimum booking for 2 adults required to operate this activity.

Duration

8

Christchurch Day Tour 2 (6 Hours)

Christchurch is a vibrant destination in transition. Well known for its stunning gardens, serene Avon River, street art, beautiful beaches and its Heritage English feel. If you are looking for a quirky and inspiring place, Christchurch will not disappoint you at all. After recovering from a devastating earthquake in 2011, the city is being rebuilt from scratch. The new city is modern and more creative than ever before.

We Provide

1.Price includes any one activity of your choise: Botanical gardens guided tour, entry to Gondola OR entry to Willowbank.
2.Private & Exclusive Tour.
3.Hotel Pick up and Drop Off.
4.Complimentary Hotspot WIFI provided.
5.Complimentary light refreshments provided.

Restrictions

Minimum booking for 2 adults required to operate this activity

Duration

6

AKAROA PRIVATE SHORE EXCURSION (Christchurch City & Banks Peninsula)

Enjoy your private Akaroa shore excursion & see what others miss! Travel in style & comfort of your very own chauffeur driven vehicle. Take a 90 minutes scenic drive on Banks Peninsula & visit the Garden City of New Zealand, Christchurch. Experience a vibrant destination in transition at your own convenience. Enjoy a guided tour of Christchurch Botanical Gardens on an electric caterpillar bus & meander down the Avon River in a traditional English Punt. Top the day-off with an ice-cream on us at Sumner Beach. This is the perfect way to experience & discover all that a cruise ship destination has to offer.

HIGHLIGHTS:
1.Stress-free & hassle-free Private Shore Excursion.
2.By booking your private tour, remove yourself from the hassle of boarding over-crowded coaches.
3.Your tour starts as soon as your tender reaches the shore, so no need to wait for other passengers to disembark the ship.
4.We use late model Mercedes Benz minivan for your comfort & safety.
5.Christchurch Botanical Gardens Guided Tour, Punting on Avon River & City Tour.
6.Guaranteed on-time return to your ship.

ITINERARY:
Your private shore excursion begins with pick-up by your private guide/ chauffeur from Akaroa Port once your ship pulls into the harbour & your tender reaches the shore. This is about 6 hours tour including 90 minutes’ scenic drive on Banks Peninsula to Christchurch each way.

1.Pickup around 9.30am from Akaroa & take the scenic drive to Christchurch.
2.Visit Christchurch Botanical Gardens & hop onboard an electric-powered caterpillar bus along with live commentary & enjoy the splendid gardens.
3.Sit back & relax in a traditional English Punt & meander down the Avon River.
5.Enjoy a scrumptious lunch at one of the many cafes’ & restaurants in Christchurch (at your own expense). Your driver/ guide will give you recommendations.
6.Get a brief overview of the Central Christchurch which is being rebuilt from scratch after recovering from a devastating earthquake.
7.Drive to Sumner Beach & stroll next to cave rock. Top the day off with an ice-cream on us.
8.Take the relaxing scenic drive back to Akaroa.
9.Stop over & feast your taste buds at Barry’s Bay Traditional Cheese Factory.
10.Drop-off to your cruise terminal around 4.30pm, which will give you some time to explore boutique shops on the waterfront in Akaroa.

We Provide

Port pick-up & drop-off.
Private tour (i.e. only for one party).
Botanical Gardens guided caterpillar tour.
Punting on Avon River.
Ice-cream at Sumner Beach.
Transport by air-conditioned late model Mercedes Benz vans.
Complimentary Light Refreshments.
Complimentary Hotspot WIFI.
Worry-free Shore Excursion Guarantee

Restrictions

Minimum booking for 2 adults required to operate this activity.

Duration

6 Hours

Other Information

1.Worry-free Shore Excursion:If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded.
2.All cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at the time of booking: Ship name, Docking time, Disembarkation time & Re-boarding time.

Private Tour Christchurch to Queenstown via Mount Cook & Lake Tekapo

Travel in a luxurious minivan with this tour from Christchurch to Queenstown via Mt.cook and Lake Tekapo, and reach your destination relaxed & refreshed. It is a great alternative to enjoying New Zealand landscape, making stops frequent stops for photos on the way.

Tour Highlights:
1.Private tour means more personal service from the guide
2.Visit the iconic Church of Good Shepherd and Bronze Sheepdog Statue in Lake Tekapo
3.Admire Lake Pukaki, the largest lake in Mackenzie region, and stunning alpine scenery
4.Savor a delicious buffet lunch with spectacular views at the Hermitage Hotel
5.Explore one of the many alpine walks in Mount Cook National Park

Activity Details:
Around 12 hrs drive including stops from Christchurch will take you to the most bustling city of South Island, Queenstown.
1.Pick-up from your hotel or apartment in Christchurch.
2.Drive through Ashburton & take the scenic drive via Geraldine.
3.Stretch legs at the picturesque little town of Fairlie.
4.Visit the heart of Mackenzie Country, the captivating Lake Tekapo. Visit the Church of Good Shepherd & the well-recognized statue of sheepdog.
5.Drive to Mt. John Observatory for unbeatable views of alpine landscapes.
6.Take a drive to Lake Pukaki, another long large jewel in the Mackenzie Basin; before you head to the majestic Mount Cook.
7.Enjoy a scrumptious buffet lunch at Hermitage Hotel.
8.Time to explore the walks around Mt. Cook or enjoy a scenic flight with glacier landing (at own expense).
9.Drive through Lindis Pass offering mountain & tussock grassland scenery.
10.One last time stretch legs at the fruit-growing region of Cromwell situated on the shores of beautiful Lake Dunstan, before you reach your destination.
11.Drive through beautiful vineyards of Otago Region.
12.Drop-off at your hotel or apartment in Queenstown.

We Provide

Private tour (i.e. only for one party).
Transport in luxurious van (2017 or late model Mercedes Benz)
Professional guide.
Hotel pickup and drop-off.
Buffet lunch at Hermitage Hotel.
Complimentary Hotspot WIFI provided.
Complimentary light refreshments provided.

Restrictions

Minimum booking for 2 people is required to operate this activity.

Duration

12 Hours

Season

2018/19

Other Information

1.Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable
2.Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking

Arrival Transfer: Christchurch Airport to Central Christchurch

Book your private transfer from Christchurch Domestic/ International Airport to your hotel or residence in Central Christchurch.
Start your vacation or business trip in the comfort of our luxurious Minivan. Our experienced drivers will assist with your luggage and have you arriving relaxed & ready for your trip.

Activity Details:
Arrive in style & remove yourself from the stress of finding a way to your destination on overcrowded transport. Enjoy a comfortable and relaxing private transfer in one of our late model Mercedes Benz vans.
Prior to arrival, your flight will be monitored to ensure you will be met on time. We will ensure that your chauffeur will be conveniently positioned at the arrivals hall to receive you.
Your chauffeur will be holding a sign with the name of the lead passenger in your group. For all domestic arrivals, we will receive you near the domestic baggage belt area, 20 minutes after your flight lands. For all international arrivals, we will receive you at the exit gate after international customs & security screening area, 40 minutes after your flight lands.
At the time of making your reservation provide us your flight details, contact number and drop off details.

Highlights:
1. 24/7 365 days Customer Service and Support.
2. Comfortable & Luxurious Fleet of Vehicles.
3. Professional Drivers.
4. Baby & Child seats available upon request.
5. Complimentary WIFI via Hotspot.
6. Complimentary bottled water.
7. Round-the-clock service – so even if you have late night or early morning arrival, your reservation is secure.

We Provide

Transport by luxurious Minivan.
One-way private transfer.
All taxes, fees and handling charges.
Hotel drop off or your preferred location in Christchurch.
Complimentary WIFI via Hotspot.
Complimentary Bottled water.

Duration

30 Minutes

Other Information

1.Oversize or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable.
2.Please provide your flight number, contact number and drop-off location details.
3.The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions.

Departure Transfer: Central Christchurch to Christchurch Airport

Book your private transfer from your hotel or residence in Central Christchurch to Christchurch Domestic/ International Airport.
Enjoy your transfer in the comfort of our luxurious Minivans. Our experienced drivers will assist with your luggage and have you arriving relaxed & ready for your flight.

Activity Details:
Travel in style & remove yourself from the stress of finding a way to Christchurch Domestic/ International Airport on overcrowded transport. Enjoy a comfortable and relaxing private transfer in one of our late model Mercedes Benz vans.
At Christchurch Airport, allow at least 40 minutes for domestic flights and 2-3 hrs for international flights when checking-in. For more specific information regarding check-in, contact your airlines directly.Christchurch airport is approximately 30 to 45 minutes drive from Central Christchurch.At the time of making your reservation provide us your flight details, contact number and pickup details.Your driver will meet you at your hotel/ accommodation and drive you straight to the airport in time for your return flight.

Highlights:
1.24/7 365 days Customer Service and Support.
2.Transport in 2017 or late model Mercedes Benz Minivan.
3.Professional Drivers.
4.Baby & Child seats available upon request.
5.Complimentary WIFI via Hotspot.
6.Complimentary bottled water.
7.Round-the-clock service – so even if you have late night or early morning departure, your reservation is secure.

We Provide

Transport by luxurious Minivans.
One-way private transfer.
All taxes, fees and handling charges.
Complimentary WIFI via Hotspot.
Complimentary Bottled water.

Duration

30 minutes

Other Information

1.The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions.
2.Oversize or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please enquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable.
3.Please provide your flight number, contact number, pick up location and pick up time.

Round Trip Transfer: Christchurch Airport to Central Christchurch

Book your private round-trip transfer from Christchurch Domestic/ International Airport to your hotel or residence in Central Christchurch & back.

Highlights:
1.24/7 365 days Customer Service and Support.
2.Transport by 2017 or late model Mercedes Benz Vans.
3.Professional Drivers.
4.Baby & Child seats available upon request.
5.Complimentary bottled water.
6.Round-the-clock service – so even if you have late night or early morning arrival/ departure, your reservation is secure.

Ensure a stress-free start and end to your vacation with a pre-arranged arrival and departure transfer between Christchurch airport and your hotel/apartment.
On the day of arrival, your flight will be monitored to ensure you will be met on time. We will ensure that your chauffeur will be conveniently positioned at the arrivals hall to receive you. Your chauffeur will be holding a sign with the name of the lead passenger in your group. For all domestic arrivals, we will receive you near the domestic baggage belt area, 20 minutes after your flight lands. For all international arrivals, we will receive you at the exit gate after international customs & security screening area, 40 minutes after your flight lands.
When it’s time to leave, you’ll be picked up from your hotel and driven straight to the airport in time for your return flight.

We Provide

Round-trip private transfer.
All taxes, fees and handling charges.
Complimentary Bottled water.

Duration

30 minutes

Other Information

1.When booking your transfer, please add your arrival and departure dates and times, flight numbers, the address where you are going to stay (your hotel, apartment, building etc.), and your contact details.
2.The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions.
3.Oversize or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please enquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable.