New Zealand Food
The food of a country - like its language - gives the traveller a unique insight into the heart of its culture. What typifies Kiwi cuisine is the simple treatment of fresh, local ingredients, preferably shared with friends outdoors.
A big part of Active trips is the food. In fact, some would say it is a HUGE part of our trips! Actually, some people have enjoyed our New Zealand food so much they have been known to go home with a slightly larger midriff than when they arrived, despite the daily exercise! Active guides have been churning out great meals, on and off the road, since the mid 90's and they take the job of keeping you well fed and energized very seriously.
We don’t really have a distinctive local cuisine or style of cooking in New Zealand, except to say New Zealand cuisine draws on styles from around the world and is typically an unfussy treatment of fresh and often unique local ingredients.