Active Adventures, Lake Hayes Triathlon

The Lake Hayes Triathlon

Here in our team we’re fortunate to be able to share all sorts of common interests. Our team is made up of kayakers, trail runners, bikers, mountaineers, skiers, and surfers – with one of the most dedicated to their craft here is Paul, our Marketing Manager. Over Easter he competed in the Lake Hayes Triathlon. It […]

Wilkin Jetboating Makarora

My Amazing Tui Trip Experience With Active Adventures

*Guest Post by Mia G* This February (2015) , two Kiwi’s – aka my daughter and I went on a Tui trip with Active Adventures. For readers who aren’t familiar with the Tui, this trip takes guests for a one week experience-packed jaunt around the lower half of the South Island of New Zealand for as follows: Tui: Essence […]

Jen Cha Inca Trail Peru (1)

15 Bucket List Activities to do in South America

We’ve been running trips in South America for nearly a decade now and this has given us plenty of time to come up with the ultimate South America bucket list – made up of adventures in the places we know and love the most; Peru, Patagonia, Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. Our South America adventure […]


The Active team being active!

Working for an adventure travel company really does have its perks. You get to hang out with a bunch of incredibly inspiring people all drawn together with a common passion for the outdoors. Here at Active HQ, a Monday morning is typically filled with storytelling; who biked the new trail? who entered that race? who’s […]

West Coast Wilderness Trail

New Zealand Trails

Here we’d like to tell you about some of our favourite New Zealand trails. Nearly 30% of New Zealand’s land mass is in public ownership with some level of environmental protection, including 12 National Parks covering more than 30,000 square kilometres. Criss crossing these protected areas are wonderful single and multi-day hiking trails catering to all ability […]