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Tag: New Zealand

Why Joining a Small Group Tour is the Bee's Knees

Of course, it’s natural for us to tell you why joining a small group tour is such a great idea, it’s what we do for a living! But I want to give you a personal perspective and share with you a quote from our travellers.

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Top 10 Views in New Zealand

With the help of our Facebook fans and with some healthy debate here at Active HQ, we’ve come up with our Top 10 Views in New Zealand. Have we hit the nail on the head? Thank you to our amazing Active Adventures New Zealand guests who have shared these photos with us. The Top 10, in no particular order.

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Why you shouldn't visit Starbucks when you come to Queenstown

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...

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Top 4 One Day Hikes in New Zealand

From the unique wilderness, glacier-carved valleys, dense sub-tropical rainforests, limestone cliffs, right through to the indigenous fauna, New Zealand will provide you with a variety of experiences on your one...

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Best time to go to New Zealand?

Autumn colours in Arrowtown - possibly one of New Zealand's best Fall season locations

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10 Interesting Facts That You Didn't Know About New Zealand

We do things a little differently here in New Zealand, only a small fraction of the creatures living here are human! Maybe it’s our animal instincts that make us so...

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5 Adventurous Facts About Milford Sound

Kayakers exploring Milford Sound on a stunning day

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The 6 Most Beautiful Beaches in New Zealand

If you have ever graced the shores of Aotearoa, New Zealand before, you'll (hopefully!) agree that we have some of the best, most beautiful beaches in the world.

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Manukura - The World's Only White Kiwi

Manukura is a white kiwi bird - the only known white kiwi in the world! She was born at the National Wildlife Centre Pukaha, in the Wairarapa region of the...

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"For me, this was the best experience I've ever had."

The crew from Andrea's 'Kiwi' trip celebrating at Braemar Station.

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Top 10 Guest Photos 2014

This year we have had an abundance of awesome images sent through by our guests, after every trip we ask our guests to send us some of their favourite photos so we can upload their treasured moments.

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Why travel with Active Adventures?

Legendary Kiwi Hospitality

Above all, we aim to be amazing hosts. We're proud of our kiwi roots, and our professional, warm and relaxed style of running trips around the world is unforgettable.

Expert LOCAL Guides & Trip Leaders

We're VERY picky about who we select to work in our team, and we have people from all over the world lining up to guide our trips. So we get to hire the absolute BEST in the business.

Everything is Included

As soon as you get off the plane, we've got all the details of your vacation covered – top notch meals, comfortable transport & accommodation, amazing guides and INCREDIBLE service.

A Sense of Achievement

Whether you’re new to adventure travel, or you’ve never travelled in a group before, you’ll find yourself arriving home positively different from when you left.

Small Groups

With our small groups (no more than 14), you'll get to know our team, your fellow travellers, and have the flexibility and freedom to do as much (or as little!) as you like.

Diverse Experiences

It's all about getting there under your own steam – on foot, in a sea kayak, or by bike. What better way is there to experience mind blowing scenery? If it's your first time, no worries – our expert guides have got you covered.

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