Private trips are now available for groups of 8 or more guests on our advertised scheduled departures. This exclusive opportunity allows you to enjoy our tailor-made adventures with your friends, colleagues, social group and loved ones, ensuring a personalized and unforgettable experience.
Don't miss out on this exceptional opportunity to embark on an extraordinary adventure with your handpicked group of travelers. Take advantage of our exclusive private trips and create cherished memories that will last a lifetime.
Activity Level 1
What's The Rush?
I'm active and in decent shape and not looking to experience a place just through a bus window. I'm happy to slow down on the trail, soak it in and breathe in the fresh air.
Walking: 2-3 hours per day on gentle-gradient trails.
Other activities: On these trips, you'll be taking part in a range of other activities that focus less on building up a sweat and more on enjoying the finer things in life.
Activity Level 2
On the Move
Sure, I own some hiking boots, they're even worn in, but they don't go on long trips. I like my creature comforts and I like to give a range of activities a go.
Walking: 2-4 hours per day on gentle to moderate gradient trails. No multi-day hikes.
Biking: 1-3 hours, cruisy rides achievable by anyone, even first-timers. Kayaking: 1-3 hours, entry-level sea kayaking with specialist guides and stable boats.
Other activities (i.e. snorkeling): Always optional and very little exertion required. A highlight for many!
Activity Level 3
Step It Up
I love an active vacation. Engaging in a challenging activity with a difficult goal, such as reaching a summit, is exactly what I need to unwind in the evenings.
Hiking: Typically, 3-6 hours per day on well-formed backcountry trails. Expect some significant gradient inclines and declines.
Altitude: Your trip may include some moderate altitude areas, though these don't form the focus of the trip and are generally manageable.
Biking: 1-3 hours on well-formed paths or roads where you can expect some hills with moderate climbs and descents.
Kayaking: 1-3 hours, entry-level sea kayaking with specialist guides and stable boats.
Other activities (i.e. caving): Always optional and very little exertion required. A highlight for many!
Activity Level 4
I'll let my trusty guides sweat the small things, so I can focus on my goal. Getting to the top, reaching the end, achieving my dreams! Sure, it'll be tough, but the views will be worth it.
Hiking / Trekking: Typically, 4–6-hour hikes with options for more, sometimes with limited or no vehicle support and nearly always with ascents and descents.
Altitude: Some trips at this level will reach a significant altitude. We are here to help you manage that and make your experience one to cherish for a lifetime.
Biking & Kayaking: If one, or both, of these activities are 'your thing,' there are trip options in this range, allowing you to be on two wheels or with a paddle in your hand for most of the day.
Activity Level 5
The Upper Limit
I'm ready to put in the hard work to reap the rewards. I'm a seasoned adventurer, not afraid to get my boots wet.
Trekking & Altitude: This is classic trekking, at altitude. Some might even call it 'expedition-style.' We've had folks from all walks of life achieve their dreams on our grade 5 trips, so if you're in for a challenge get in touch to find out if this is for you.
Availability: Private vacations are only applicable to advertised scheduled departures where no existing guests are already booked. This ensures that your group can enjoy the privacy and exclusivity you deserve.
Pricing: Adult pricing applies to all guests, regardless of age, for private trips. The pricing per person aligns with the rates advertised on our website at the time of booking.
Payment: Full payment is required for all guests at the time of booking a private departure. This guarantees your reservation and secures your preferred departure date.
Refunds and Transfers: Private departures are non-refundable and non-transferable. We kindly ask you to confirm your group size and travel plans carefully before making your booking.
Exclusive Benefits: Private trips cannot be combined with any other discounts or offers. However, we assure you that our private trip experience is worth every penny, providing you with unparalleled service and flexibility.
Availability: Private trip bookings are subject to availability and our discretion. We recommend securing your desired departure date as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
*Private trips are available for groups of 8 or more guests for advertised scheduled departures only where no existing guests are already booked. Adult pricing applies for all guests booked on a private trip regardless of age. Adult pricing per person is as advertised on our website at time of booking.
Full payment is required for all guests booked on a private departure at the time of booking. Private departures are non-refundable and non-transferable. Not combinable with any other discount or offers. Subject to availability and our discretion.
We highly recommend that you purchase Cancel For Any Reason (CFAR) insurance. We recommend Redpoint Insurance – you can find details here.
You’ll be inspired and exhilarated, enjoying mind-blowing scenery on foot, in a sea kayak, or by bike - all at your own pace.
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!
We've got everything covered – top-notch meals, comfortable transport, superb accommodation, amazing guides and INCREDIBLE service.
With an average of 12 guests per departure and an industry-leading 6:1 guest-to-guide ratio, you'll get to know your fellow travelers and have the flexibility to go at your own pace.
All our carefully selected guides are highly experienced and have deep personal connections to nature and culture. You’ll enjoy an authentic local experience.
We could hang around all day telling you how wonderful our trips are... but the best people to hear it from are our guests themselves.