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From New Zealand to Africa - Explore the World at Your Own Pace on our World-Class Hiking Tours.

For those who love being out in the wilderness with no complications and surrounded by natural beauty, these trips are for you. Hiking focused trips are true bucket list adventures for those who love a little challenge, a lot of rewards, and enjoy the simplicity of placing one foot in front of the other. 

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Epic and Adventurous: The Best Hikes in Europe

Alpine meadows, rugged coastlines, volcanic moonscapes, hospitable villages, and waterfalls abound; Europe has spectacular scenery…

Damon's Kilimanjaro Climb on the Active Travel Adventures Podcast

In this episode of the Active Travel Adventures podcast, our guest Damon discusses with host…

W Trek Patagonia – Everything You Need to Know

Calling Torres del Paine National Park a dramatic landscape is an understatement. It’s a hiker's…

Podcast: Kit Parks Tell Us all About her Dolomiti Adventure

Kit Parks, from Active Travel Adventures, tells us everything about her Dolomites Adventure.  Here's the full…

Podcast: Kit Parks Interviews David and Tina About their Ecuador Adventure

Kit Parks from Active Travel Adventures interviews David and Tina about their 7-day Ecuador Volcano…

Podcast: Kit Parks Interviews Dave and Tina About their Galapagos Land and Sea Adventure

Kit Parks from Active Travel Adventures, Dave and Tina discuss their recent Galapagos Adventure. It's…

Keeping Up With Our New Zealand Guides

You’ve heard us say it before, and you’ll hear us say it again, we have…

Hiking Iceland: The Best Day and Multi-day Hikes

Iceland is a hiker's paradise. Its vast wilderness calls to be discovered, and with endless…

Dolomites Hiking Guide: Best Hikes in the Dolomites

 

Ahhh the Dolomites! Arguably one of the most stunning mountain ranges in the world, you'll…

Travelling to Ecuador and the Galapagos During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Notice anything different about this picture? Look closely - there's a small sign this photo…

Top 5 Open Destinations to Visit in 2022: Where Can Americans Travel?

The light at the end of the tunnel is finally here and keen travellers are…

Best things to see on the West Coast of New Zealand

The West Coast of New Zealand's South Island is a highlight for many, tourists and…

Hike or Bike the Paparoa Track

The Paparoa Track crosses 55km of the Paparoa National Park, from Blackball to Punakaiki. The…

The Eight Best Things to Do in the Dolomites, Italy

Pictures of the towering rock monoliths of the Italian Dolomites are everywhere. You’ve no doubt…

Top five things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Found yourself in Wyoming with your hiking boots? Here’s some of our favourite ways to…

The 12 Best Day Hikes in Utah

Utah is not only famous for having some of the best skiing in the country,…

Multi-Day Hike Packing-List for New Zealand

You and some mates have 4 (5 at a stretch) days up your sleeve. Over…

Discover Rakiura National Park, on Stewart Island

 Where is Stewart Island? 

Where is Stewart Island?Stewart Island is situated off the South Coast of…

Top things to do in Mount Aspiring National Park

Mount Aspiring National Park is a hiker's paradise and a must for mountaineers. The park…

Podcast: Annie Allen talks with Kit about her 'Dolomiti' adventure in the Italian Dolomites

 

Most awesome active adventure“This trip was perfect, just the right amount of physical exertion, combined…

Podcast: Linda Cohen Dickens talks with Kit about her 'Tour du Mont Blanc' adventure

 

My Mont Blanc Circuit“This trip not only provided an upfront tour of one of the…

Podcast: Stan Jacobson talks with Kit about his 'Annapurna Sanctuary Trek' in the Himalayas

 

5 Stars x 3“I rated this as 5 stars, "Excellent, the trip of a lifetime",…

Podcast: Sue Brickey and Rick Pope talk with Kit about their 'Chinchilla' adventure (Part II)

A varietal overview of Bolivia

“Such a diverse opportunity to experience Lake Titicaca, both from Peru…

Things to Do in Glenorchy - the Gateway to Paradise

Situated at the end of the road, there’s only one way in and out. The…

Discover Fiordland National Park - Things to See & Do

The largest of New Zealand’s fourteen national parks, Fiordland National Park makes up a significant…

Things to Do in Abel Tasman National Park

Abel Tasman National Park was formed after local conservationist Perrine Moncrieff, from nearby Nelson, became…

Video: Safari Adventures in Africa

Come on a journey with us to the wildest place in the world. Sleep in…

Video: How to pack for a three-day hike

Lynette, our client services rock star gives you a step by step guide to packing…

Video: Highlights of our Elegant South 'Kakapo' trip

A short look at some highlights from our comfort-focused Elegant South 'Kakapo' trip, perfect if…

Video: Ben Lomond in Queenstown

A challenging hike to beautiful vistas above Queenstown and the Lake Wakatipu basin, Ben Lomond…

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Experience adventure the way you want

You’ll be inspired and exhilarated, enjoying mind-blowing scenery on foot, in a sea kayak, or by bike - all at your own pace.

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We're proud of our Kiwi roots and you’ll love our professional and warm style of hosting. We’re always here to help with planning... even hiking boot recommendations!

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Every detail covered, to maximise your time

We've got everything covered – top-notch meals, comfortable transport, superb accommodation, amazing guides and INCREDIBLE service.

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Group travel for those who aren’t ‘group travelers’

With an average of 12 guests per departure and an industry-leading average 6:1 guest-to-guide ratio, you'll get to know your fellow travelers and have the flexibility to go at your own pace.

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Explore hidden gems through our expert local guides

All our carefully selected guides are highly experienced and have deep personal connections to nature and culture. You’ll enjoy an authentic local experience.

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Over 10,000 5-star reviews - that’s pretty solid

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