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Waikato River Jet Boat Blast

Waikato River Jet Boat Blast

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Winding through the countryside outside Rototua, New Zealand’s Waikato River is an outdoor adventurer’s dream destination. On this exhilarating tour, cruise along the Waikato River by powerful jet-boat as your guide points out the native wildlife living along the riverbanks. Hold tight along the winding twists and turns, and enjoy a white-knuckle ride through the spectacular Tutukau Gorge.
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  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$84.82
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$84.82

Rangitaiki River White Water Rafting from Rotorua

Rangitaiki River White Water Rafting from Rotorua

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Experience the elation of Rangitaiki River whitewater rafting over Grade III and IV rapids on this half-day adventure for physically active participants. You’ll bounce over whirling white water on a thrilling run through the stunning river valley, including a section of flat water where you can relax before lunch and a hot shower. Includes gear, paddling instruction, and hotel pickup and drop-off from Rotorua.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$101.10
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$101.10
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Volcanic Coast Day Trip In Opito Bay

Volcanic Coast Day Trip In Opito Bay

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Coromandel Sea Kayaks is a brand new company owned and operated by experienced, local guides. We know the best spots on the Peninsula that even many of the locals do not know about. Kayak to beautiful beaches that have no road or track access, we quite literally almost always have it to ourselves. Being a small company we pride ourselves in providing an authentic and personal experience. We have brand new, top of the line equipment and experieced, qualified quides. If you want to escapse the crowded tourist hotspots and see the true beauty of the Coromandel then come along and go kayaking with us!
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$81.43
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$81.43

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Waipoua Forest: Small Group Guided Maori Cultural Night Tour

Waipoua Forest: Small Group Guided Maori Cultural Night Tour

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Experience a mystical journey through the sacred forests of New Zealand’s Maori people during this 4-hour evening forest walk in Waipoua with an indigenous guide. Walk beneath the giant Kauri trees of this forest sanctuary, including the majestic ‘Te Matua Ngahere’ tree, absorbing the site’s spiritual energy as you learn about the site’s significance to Maori beliefs.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.08
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$73.08

Puketi Rainforest Guided Walks .This is not a Shore Excursion product .

Puketi Rainforest Guided Walks .This is not a Shore Excursion product .

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Walk among towering kauri trees in the Puketi Rainforest on a half-day, full-day or nighttime guided hike, starting from Okaihau in the Bay of Islands. A knowledgeable guide points out rare bird and plant species while you trek past thundering waterfalls on a moderately strenuous footpath though the subtropical rainforest — suitable for strong hikers. Numbers are limited to a maximum of six people to ensure a small-group experience. Morning or afternoon tea with optional lunch are included, depending on tour selected.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$54.28
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$54.28
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Lake Taupo 15,000-Foot Tandem Skydiving

Lake Taupo 15,000-Foot Tandem Skydiving

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Fall to Earth from 15,000 feet (4,570 meters) on this tandem skydiving adventure at Lake Taupo, New Zealand’s original drop zone. Get picked up in a stretch Hummer, and prepare for your flight with an orientation and professional gear. After cruising to altitude, summon your courage and jump from the plane with a tandem master over the shores of Lake Taupo. During 60 unforgettable seconds of freefall, catch views of both coasts and the snowy peaks of Tongariro National Park before gliding back to solid ground via parachute.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$249.85
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$249.85

Kaituna Cascades - Grade 5 Wairoa River near Tauranga

Kaituna Cascades - Grade 5 Wairoa River near Tauranga

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Take on the mighty Wairoa River in an adrenaline pumping rafting expedition you'll never forget! The Grade 5 Wairoa River near Tauranga is renowned for having some of the best white water action in New Zealand. Kaituna Cascades run the whole section of the river including the bottom three rapids and the lower waterfall! Hold on for dear life as you tackle 'Mothers Nightmare' which has a technical grade 4 rock garden, closely followed by a tight 2 metre drop. Experience the thrill of 'The Rollercoaster' - consisting of the aptly named 'Devils Cauldron' and the breathtaking 'Bottom Drop'. Feel the rush of 'The Waterfall' which has an awesome 3 metre drop into a churning pool of white water through the Wairoa Rivers boulder-strewn rock canyon. Topped off with a lite lunch and refreshments at the end of river!
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$101.78
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$101.78
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2 Hour Surf Lesson - Te Arai Beach

2 Hour Surf Lesson - Te Arai Beach

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Learn to Surf @ Te Arai, Auckland #1 East Coast Surf Beach! Blue water, white sand and consistent waves for all ages and stages Te Arai is perfect sandy bottom beach, with consistent waves much better for beginner surfers than west coast beaches Enjoy a 2hr fun, educational, and thrilling experience, standing riding waves by the end of your lesson! Your coach  will teach you about surf safety, paddling & standing techniques -  and most importantly making sure you are riding down that wave  Your coaches provide beginner, intermediette and advanced  coaching, working with you at your level Safe, easy & fun surfing for all ages and stages. Youll be riding down the wave and learning new techniques!
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.68
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$55.68
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Surfing Lessons for 2 Hours in Raglan

Surfing Lessons for 2 Hours in Raglan

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Our group lessons are a great introduction to surfing. Our Surf Shed classroom located in the heart of Raglan allows you to absorb the basic fundamentals without distraction and followed with practical time in the water at the main Ngarunui Beach. Transport in our vans as a group or self drive for the freedom to enjoy the beach following your lesson. Our equipment is designed for learning with our Soft Top Boards and a wide range of wetsuits to ensure the perfect fit. This combination provide's the safest environment to test your skills while having the time of your life.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.60
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$53.60

Half Day, Grade 5, White Water Rafting on the Rangitikei River

Half Day, Grade 5, White Water Rafting on the Rangitikei River

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Our grade 5, white water rafting trip is often recognised as one of the best half day trips in the world! It was recently voted in the top 8 white water trips in the world by Red Bull. With 10 major rapids on this 11 km run, plus numerous smaller rapids, there is plenty to get excited about. This is a very active trip and you will need to work as part of a team to navigate your way through steep drops, chutes and major rapids in the grade 5 gorge. The trip starts off with some mellow grade 1-3 rapids, which are great practice for what lies ahead. Throughout the trip you will see some amazing New Zealand scenery along the way. And the trip finishes back at River Valley Lodge, for hot showers! You can also choose to add on meals or accommodation at the lodge after your trip.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$128.24
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$128.24
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Cathedral Cove Classic Kayaking Tour

Cathedral Cove Classic Kayaking Tour

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* Small groups and personal service * We are the only kayak company able to land at Cathedral Cove * Friendly guides and modern kayaking equipment * We have been delivering safe and professional tours for over 21years * Open all year round
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$87.00
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$87.00

Timber Trail - Ongarue to Pureora Shuttle 2 Day Ride

Timber Trail - Ongarue to Pureora Shuttle 2 Day Ride

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Not only do we have the right bikes for the trail, but we can get you there in comfort with one of our new shuttles and bike trailers. Our mountain bike with knobbly tyres and a minimum of front suspension is recommended for riding the Timber Trail. At Timber Trail Shuttle & Bike Hire, you can now hire the right bike for the terrain, along with a helmet, spare tubes and other required gear. You have a choice of one of our 40 excellent Trek Roscoe Mountain Bikes or one of our 10 Trek Powerfly E-Bikes. Bringing your own bike, not a problem. Enjoy our purpose built bike trailers, bike wash down bay with water blaster and shower facility to freshen up after your ride. Timber Trail Shuttle & Bike Hire. We Will Get You There
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  • 1 to 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$33.93
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$33.93

One Hour Cathedral Cove Boat Tour in Hahei

One Hour Cathedral Cove Boat Tour in Hahei

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The Hahei Explorer is one hour long, travels up to 14kms, and takes the visitor into coastal islands of the marine reserve, reefs, massive sea caves and bays, including the world famous Cathedral Cove. The magnificence of this natural volcanic scenery is legendary and the approach by sea, combined with an insightful yet relaxed commentary further enhances the experience. Seating only ten passengers, this personalised tour caters for all age groups.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.08
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$73.08

Auckland Shore Excursion: Small-Group Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

Auckland Shore Excursion: Small-Group Hobbiton Movie Set Tour

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Visit the home of Bilbo Baggins on a small-group shore excursion to Hobbiton, a New Zealand farm-turned-filming site for ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ trilogies. While your cruise ship is docked in Auckland, embark on a Hobbiton Movie Set tour of the Mill, the party tree and the Green Dragon Inn. Crouch next to hobbit holes and enjoy lunch at the Green Dragon Inn on this must-do tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$210.35
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$210.35
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Horse Treks

Horse Treks

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Beach riding is not readily available in lots of places in NZ. All levels of ability catered for with horses to suit riding level.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.12
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$66.12

River Valley Stables - Harmony With Horses, Half Day Horsemanship & Trek

River Valley Stables - Harmony With Horses, Half Day Horsemanship & Trek

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Spend the afternoon traversing the rolling hills and forested valleys of the central North Island on this horse riding adventure with a unique twist. Using natural horsemanship techniques, spend some time before you ride getting to know your horse and building a trusting relationship, with guides on hand to help you build that relationship and, if you’re new to riding, how to ride. After that, head out into the open fields and ride alongside the Rangitikei River, enjoying grand views stretching out to the horizon.
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  • 3 hours
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$128.24
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$128.24

Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Sightseeing with Kawiti Glowworm Caves

Bay of Islands Shore Excursion: Sightseeing with Kawiti Glowworm Caves

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Join a Bay of Islands sightseeing tour from the Waitangi Port. See some of the best locations that this region has to offer while your ship is berthed in the harbour, including a guided tour of Kawiti Glowworm Caves, a stop at the picturesque Kerikeri, with tastings at Makana Confections, and a visit to the beautiful Haruru Falls and lookout point over Waitangi and the Bay of Islands.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$115.35
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$115.35

eBike Rental

eBike Rental

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Always fancied cycling again but felt you couldn’t cope with the hills. Electric Assist takes the hardest part out of cycling, and makes easy work of those hills and gradients. They are super comfy and feel safe because of the BFT’s (Big Fat Tyres)!!
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  • 1 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$38.28
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$38.28
per group

Poor Knights Dive Charter

Poor Knights Dive Charter

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Once described by Scuba-inventor Jacques Cousteau as one of the top ten dive sites in the world, the Poor Knights Islands should be high on any diver’s bucket list! Boasting an array of dramatic volcanic topography and rock formations, underwater arches, and colorful marine life, the clear water is washed warm by gentle currents and is in many areas sheltered - ideal for all levels of certified divers.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$176.42
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$176.42
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Rangitaiki River White Water Scenic Rafting from Rotorua

Rangitaiki River White Water Scenic Rafting from Rotorua

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Enjoy a scenic rafting tour on the Rangitaiki River during a laid-back half-day tour from Rotorua. Travel over Grade 2 white-water rapids on a gentle ride past tumbling waterfalls, sheer rock cliffs and forest-clad river gorges as you relax and take in the scenery. The rolling rapids make this an ideal trip for families and those looking for a more relaxed experience. Includes lunch, gear, paddling instruction and a hot shower with hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$101.10
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$101.10
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Overnight Sea Kayak Tours

Overnight Sea Kayak Tours

Our area of operation largely focuses on the coastline spanning the majestic Whangaroa Harbour to the unspoilt Cavalli Islands/Matauri Bay area. These truly unique locations offer some of the best kayaking trips available in Northland and New Zealand. Leave the busy central Bay of Islands behind and head to its Northern coast for an amazing kayak experience.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$344.50
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$344.50

Bike Hire

Bike Hire

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The Hauraki Rail Trail is one of the easiest and most satisfying trails in the North Island. Its predominantly wide, flat and smooth terrain makes it suitable for everything from children’s bikes and uprights, to Touring bikes, Mountain bikes and e-bikes. Hauraki Bike Hire offer a premium service for Bike Hire and support with transport from our convenient rental location at the Paeroa Information Hub. The wide range of cycles for hire come in various sizes with something to suit everyone. All bikes are thoroughly maintained ensuring a smooth ride when you hire from us. Paeroa is centrally located for your Hauraki Rail Trail adventures, just minutes from beautiful bush, river walks and the spectacular Karangahake Gorge. Offering art galleries, antique shops, golf, river cruises, trout fishing, delicious eateries and accommodation, you’ll want to linger longer. Come and see us, and we’ll promise the adventure of a lifetime.
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.11
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$44.11

Animal Experience Sessions

Animal Experience Sessions

Being immersed in friendly farm animals. Up close and personal interactions with many animals, such as goats, sheep, pig, horses, ponies and miniature ponies, dog, chickens and any others that we have at the time. Creating memorable animal experiences. Horse riding and pony available dependent upon weight of rider. Can only cater for up to 60kg unless plenty of warning is provided and I have a larger horse I can use :)
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  • 30 minutes to 1 hour
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$14.79
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$14.79

Ohiwa Explorer Guided Tour

Ohiwa Explorer Guided Tour

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We offer personalised tours with local guides who understand and appreciate the history and ecology of this beautiful natural harbour. We share stories of the land and sea and offer you the opportunity to participate in pest species control to help protect New Zealand's natural flora and fauna. Photographs are taken by our guides and supplied to you by email, free of charge.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$76.56
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$76.56

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