You know, it’s going to be great whenever you come to New Zealand, and people will travel here for different reasons. So if you’re coming here to ski, you probably don’t need our advice! Although… for what it’s worth, September is better than July! That said, this is a question we’re asked A LOT, so […]
Active Adventures New Zealand
20 years young.
We’re Kiwis, and for twenty years we've looked after active people with legendary Kiwi hospitality in the stunning New Zealand outdoors. If you’re into hiking, paddling and biking through parks, valleys, bays and backroads, then our trips are perfect for you. Our trips in New Zealand range from 5 to 14 days and cover all the highlights and best little-known local spots around the country.
It’s a real shame that Starbucks was allowed to set up shop in Queenstown. If that isn’t a hint as to the bias of this article, I’ll make it even clearer… If you actually do love Starbucks you should probably stop reading now. Or maybe step outside your comfort zone and keep reading, it might […]
If you’ve found your way here through the internet maze, you’re either genuinely considering your options for an adventure trip, you’re horribly lost, or you’re simply curious. Either way, welcome. To be honest, it’s a strange question to attempt to answer – why travel with us? I mean, let’s face it, we know what we […]
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 […]
We love our New Zealand birds at Active HQ! You may have noticed that a number of our New Zealand trips are in fact named after our famous feathered friends. The birds of New Zealand hold a special place in our hearts with their cooing, bird song and playful nature. Thanks to the Department of Conservation […]