So you like to be active, huh? That’s totally cool with us. In fact, our new tour features the best of the best when it comes to an active vacation—hiking volcanoes and kayaking fiords—and you may just see some really amazing things along the way. Here’s the perfect itinerary for 14 days in Patagonia for […]
Looking for a better way to spend your winter instead of staying inside all season long binge-watching Netflix? No offense to the binge-watchers out there—it certainly has its time and place! But after awhile, don’t you crave something a little more… adventurous? Sure, you could travel to the beaches of the Caribbean, along with every […]
“Am I too out-of-shape for an adventure trip?” It’s the number-one question we’re asked by so many travellers inquiring about our trips. It’s the nagging worry that especially keeps 50+ adventurers from taking the plunge on the vacation of their dreams – and that’s a shame, because anyone who loves the outdoors is a good […]
The team here at Active Adventures are an outdoorsy bunch. Every weekend you’ll find a handful of us out there in the hills, or on the rivers, getting stuck in to New Zealand in all its natural beauty. One of our favourite ways to spend a long weekend is by grabbing a backpack, packing a […]
Over the last twenty years or so we’ve been honing our skills in adventure travel. We started with a group of three guests on a trip around New Zealand’s South Island in 1996, and have progressed to taking groups to nine different countries on four different continents. As kiwis we are famous for our hospitality, […]
Whether you’ve arrived into Milford Sound under your own steam via the Milford Track, or ridden the exciting 950m (3100ft) final descent from the Homer Tunnel to sea level by bus, we’re sure you’ll agree it is a magical place. The scale of the granite mountain faces, the flooded glacial valleys, and the mostly untouched […]
Archaeological evidence uncovered around the site suggests that the area was first used for agricultural purposes back in 760 B.C. The war of Vilcambamba Pachacutec in 1440 established the first settlement at the site. It was called the Tahuantinsuyo Empire which was later followed by the formation of the government of Manco Capac. It is thought that Machu Picchu […]
Peru has so many ancient ruins, villages imbued with an infusion of ancient and modern Incan tradition, mixed with a melting pot of Colonial and pre- Spanish Peruvian culture. Of all the Peru landmarks, Machu Picchu (which in the Quechua native language, means “Old Peak” or “Old Mountain.”) is the one categorised as both one of the best known and also most mysterious […]
- Machu Picchu
- 10 Quick Facts about Machu Picchu
- Top 10 Guest Photos 2016
- Our first ‘Dolomiti’ trip
- The Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu: A Photographic Journey
- Best time to go to New Zealand?
- Tour du Mont Blanc Guest Reflections
- The destination is only half the adventure.
- Why you shouldn’t visit Starbucks when you come to Queenstown
- 5 Adventurous Facts About Milford Sound
- 15 Bucket List Activities to do in South America
- Top 10 Guest Photos 2015
- Killing Time in a Backcountry Hut
- Success in the Himalayas
- Adventure stories – tell me yours, I’ll tell you mine!
- Adventure Heros
- First Adventure Memory
- Kiwi Home Cooked Meals
- Guest Review… About another company!
- Travelling solo