• Top 10 things to do in mainland Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands

    1. Shoot the gap with sharks, turtles and rays. Snorkel (or dive) with hammerhead sharks, white-tipped reef sharks, turtles and eagle rays at Kicker Rock   2. Witness a pilgrimage. Hike Tintoteras on Isabella Island, and witness thousands of marine iguanas make their daily migration 3. Meet a 100-year-old Casanova. Tread amongst ancient Giant Tortoises… [Continue Reading]

    Top 10 things to do in mainland Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
  • Welcome Flat Hot Pools, Copland Track

    Picture this… You’ve been hiking for the better part of a day, through lush rain forest, over quintessential New Zealand swing bridges and across alpine meadows. Your Kiwi guides are telling you all about the local flora and fauna whilst you walk past awe-inspiring and grandiose mountain panoramic views, and numerous waterfalls. You’re well-fuelled with a hearty lunch at a… [Continue Reading]

    Welcome Flat Hot Pools, Copland Track
  • Your Custom Adventure Trip

    We should start by saying that each of our adventure trips has been crafted with flexibility in mind; we make sure the activities we do appeal to beginners and experts alike, and in the 20 years we’ve been running these trips, we have always had great success in looking after both the ‘newbies’ and the ‘old… [Continue Reading]

    Your Custom Adventure Trip
  • 7 Fascinating Creatures in the Galapagos Islands

    The Galapagos Islands and wildlife are synonymous – you can’t really mention one, without referring to the other – people travel from all over the world to dive and snorkel around the islands, see the oldest tortoise in the world and spot rare and exotic birds. Located 525 nautical miles off the coast of Ecuador,… [Continue Reading]

    7 Fascinating Creatures in the Galapagos Islands
  • Reviews of the ‘Rimu’ – a Trip of a Lifetime

    When most people think about New Zealand, they think of ‘The Hobbit’, sheep, jagged mountains, and our exuberant passion for Rugby – for good reason. While this is great, there is so much more that New Zealand has to offer. At Active Adventures, we’ll take you to some of the most unbelievable off-the-beaten-track destinations –… [Continue Reading]

    Reviews of the ‘Rimu’ – a Trip of a Lifetime
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Top 4 Facts about the Himalayas that will take your breath away…

When visiting the Himalayas, you’ll get as much of a buzz from the vibrant Nepalese culture as you will from the grandiosity of its mountains. As we guide you through the vast mystical beauty of the Himalayas; the numerous ascents and descents, this impressive and majestic country will take your breath away – literally! The […]

Galapagos Tortoise

7 Fascinating Creatures in the Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands and wildlife are synonymous – you can’t really mention one, without referring to the other – people travel from all over the world to dive and snorkel around the islands, see the oldest tortoise in the world and spot rare and exotic birds. Located 525 nautical miles off the coast of Ecuador, […]

Coco Locos at Beto's Bar, Isabela Island, Galapagos

Top 10 things to do in mainland Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands

1. Shoot the gap with sharks, turtles and rays. Snorkel (or dive) with hammerhead sharks, white-tipped reef sharks, turtles and eagle rays at Kicker Rock   2. Witness a pilgrimage. Hike Tintoteras on Isabella Island, and witness thousands of marine iguanas make their daily migration 3. Meet a 100-year-old Casanova. Tread amongst ancient Giant Tortoises […]