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Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour

Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour

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Come visit a New Zealand attraction that’s sure to have you ‘glowing’ during this 45-minute small-group guided boat ride through the famous Waitomo Glowworm Caves. Glide by boat through this underground complex, enjoying a light show put on by the millions of tiny bioluminescent insects hanging above. As an added bonus, many of the trip guides are of Maori descent, adding unique historical context to your visit.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$39.91
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US$39.91
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Bay of Islands Tall Ship Sailing on 'R. Tucker Thompson' Including BBQ Lunch

Bay of Islands Tall Ship Sailing on 'R. Tucker Thompson' Including BBQ Lunch

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Sail the Bay of Islands on a working tall ship aboard the famed ‘R. Tucker Thompson,’ built in the tradition of a 100-year-old Northland schooner. Ply the waters of the pristine bay, where you can help hoist the sails, climb the rigging or simply relax on board, then swim while anchored in a sheltered bay in the maritime park. Enjoy morning tea and a barbecue lunch, with an optional complimentary ferry ride from Paihia to Russell, where your vessel departs.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$115.37
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US$115.37

Nocturnal adventure Glow-worm tour

Nocturnal adventure Glow-worm tour

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Even on the cloudiest night, the New Zealand glowworm lights up the darkness in a lucky few spots across the country. This short evening bush-walk departing from Rotorua involves a short drive, a walk through picturesque native bush and the chance to see these increasingly rare creatures. Tack this tour onto the end of a thrilling day in Rotorua instead of hiring a car for an almost two-hour drive west to visit the exceedingly popular Waitomo Caves. This is one of the easiest ways to experience Aotearoa’s unique glowworm habitats.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$50.31
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US$50.31

Tongariro River White Water Rafting Adventure

Tongariro River White Water Rafting Adventure

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Enjoy an exhilarating white water rafting trip in New Zealand with this half-day excursion on the Tongariro River. Your expert guide takes you on a roller coaster-like series of class three rapids that offer views of pristine wilderness that can only be accessed from the river. Your tour includes lunch, rafting instruction, and use of all necessary gear, making it suitable for all levels of experience.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$105.21
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US$105.21

Off the Beaten Track - Glowworm Caving Adventure Tour in Waitomo

Off the Beaten Track - Glowworm Caving Adventure Tour in Waitomo

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Experience one of the wonders of New Zealand’s natural world on this glowworm caving adventure in Waitomo. Choose a morning or afternoon tour, then pull on your boots and helmet before heading through the pretty Mangapu Gorge to the Mangarongapu Cave with a guide. With your headlamp to light the way, hike around huge boulders and through shallow streams, and marvel at the millions of bright green glowworms illuminating the rocky limestone. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to six people.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$115.37
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US$115.37
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Bay of Islands Cruise & Island Tour - Snorkel, Hike, Swim, Paddleboard, Wildlife

Bay of Islands Cruise & Island Tour - Snorkel, Hike, Swim, Paddleboard, Wildlife

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Let seafaring experts show you the best of New Zealand’s Bay of Islands by land and by water on this adventure cruise. With 144 different isles, it can be hard to know where to start, but your captain and crew know all the best spots to swim, snorkel, stand-up paddleboard, and spot marine life. Hop off at two hand-picked islands for a hike to panoramic lookout points and beachside tea with biscuits.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$81.87
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US$81.87

Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour

Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour

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Go Waitomo black-water rafting (cave tubing) for a memorable adventure in the Waitomo Caves. Choose a 3-hour Labyrinth experience that takes you floating underground on an inner tube, including a small waterfall jump. Or upgrade to the 5-hour Black Abyss for an exhilarating abseil (rappel) down limestone walls; instruction and equipment included. The resident glowworms, stalactites and stalagmites will amaze you! Finish with a hot shower, soup and bagel.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$108.84
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US$108.84
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Volcanic Valley Self Guided Walking and Hiking at Waimangu

Volcanic Valley Self Guided Walking and Hiking at Waimangu

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Explore the geothermal landscape of Rotorua at your own pace on this self-guided Waimangu hiking tour. Follow winding hiking trails through Waimangu — the world’s youngest geothermal system — and marvel at the scenery you find. Admire unique geothermal features including Frying Pan Lake, Inferno Crater Lake and Lake Rotomahana, and enjoy breathtaking views over hot springs and steam vents throughout the forest and grasslands. Along the way, gain insight into the geothermal activity from your guide sheet and watch for the native plant and animal life for which Waimangu is famous. Enjoy a much needed rest and take advantage of the shuttle bus to return you to the start at the end of your hike.
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  • 1 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$21.77
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US$21.77

Evening Glow Worm Kayak Tour in Tauranga

Evening Glow Worm Kayak Tour in Tauranga

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Experience the magic of New Zealand’s North Island on this evening glow-worm kayak tour in Tauranga. Begin your tour with refreshments including wine from the award-winning Mills Reef Winery and delicious New Zealand cheeses on the banks of Lake McLaren. As day turns to night, hop into your kayak and paddle with your guide to the glow-worm canyon at the head of Lake McLaren. Marvel at the millions of bright green glow-worms clinging to the towering cliff sides, and gain insight into the life cycle of these fascinating creatures.
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  • 3 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$112.47
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US$112.47
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V8 Trike Tours 60 minute Bay of Islands Combo Tour - 2 Passengers

V8 Trike Tours 60 minute Bay of Islands Combo Tour - 2 Passengers

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Explore the Bay of Islands from the seat of a 350 Chev Trike for a fun-filled and memorable experience. You can choose from three different routes that include some of the area’s must-see sights, or combine them all for a longer trip. Your driver keeps you safe and gives you local insights into the Paihia area. This tour is wheelchair accessible, so anyone can join.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$208.97
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US$208.97
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Full-Day Wellington Self-Guided Electric Bike Tour

Full-Day Wellington Self-Guided Electric Bike Tour

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Make easy work of Wellington’s hills and devise your own itinerary on this self-guided electric bike tour. Opt for a 1 or 2-day bike rental and zip between sights like the Weta Workshop, Te Papa Museum, or Zealandia Sanctuary; glide along the Wellington Waterfront; or escape the city to cycle the Rimutaka Rail Trail or take in the views from Mt Victoria.
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  • 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$55.82
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US$55.82
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The Rock Adventure Overnight Cruise

The Rock Adventure Overnight Cruise

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The Rock overnight cruise in the Bay of Islands is the only overnight cruise in the area to offer such a wide range of activities, including kayaking, fishing, snorkeling, island walks, and more. Enjoy adventure activities as well as time to relax in peaceful nature. As this is an all-inclusive tour you don’t need to worry about any logistics. Just show up ready for fun.
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  • 22 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$277.22
Price varies by group size
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US$277.22
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Piha Adventure Tour

Piha Adventure Tour

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Spend the day outside the city of Auckland and explore the surrounding region on this guided tour. You’ll visit three major attractions such as the Karekare Beach and Waitakere Ranges before arriving at the popular Piha Beach where you will be able to enjoy a tour and free time to relax.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$43.54
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US$43.54
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4x4 Self Drive Yamaha Experience

4x4 Self Drive Yamaha Experience

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Take a private two-seater buggy to one of the highest lookouts in the Rotorua region on this short forest adventure. Instead of hiking up the hills and working up a sweat, enjoy a wild ride to the top behind the wheel of a four-wheel-drive buggy. Your certified guide will drive you half the way there, but you can drive the rest of the way, navigating rugged, hundred-year-old forestry tracks cut into the dense Bay of Plenty forest.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$108.36
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US$108.36
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Premium Tongariro Alpine Crossing Guided Trek

Premium Tongariro Alpine Crossing Guided Trek

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Hike the Tongariro Alpine Crossing through Tongariro National Park on a full-day guided trek that explores a spectacular volcanic landscape. Cover several miles of trail as you pass volcanic craters, mountain springs, and vivid alpine lakes, with views across a range of active volcanoes. Traveling with a guide means you are fully prepared and equipped for the rugged terrain of Tongariro National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that's gorgeous under winter snows or summer wildflowers.
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  • 8 hours
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US$212.10
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US$212.10

Off-Road 4WD Buggy Adventure from Rotorua

Off-Road 4WD Buggy Adventure from Rotorua

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Ride along dirt tracks and trails on a 30-minute or 1-hour 4WD adventure in Rotorua, and experience New Zealand off-roading. You’ll explore rolling farmland and scenic native forests with an professional guide who will drive you to a viewpoint overlooking Lake Rotorua and Mokoia Island. This small-group 4WD tour is limited to five participants per buggy.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$45.67
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US$45.67
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Private Wellington Full Day Sightseeing Tour

Private Wellington Full Day Sightseeing Tour

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Tick off the top attractions of the Windy City on this private full-day tour of Wellington. Experience the myriad delights of New Zealand’s capital as you take in the views from Mt Victoria, spot seals at Red Rocks, then go behind-the-scenes with a 45-minute tour of the Weta Cave, where the special effects for Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit were created. After a scrumptious lunch at the Chocolate Fish Café (included), ride the cable car over Wellington and visit landmarks like the Botanical Gardens, the Parliament Buildings and the Beehive.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$204.66
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US$204.66
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Mornin Lakes Tour

Mornin Lakes Tour

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Rotorua’s volcanic history has created a landscape of lakes. See some of the most spectacular ones on this half day tour, traveling in a small group with a knowledgeable guide. Exercise your legs with a bushwalk, watch springs bubble, and learn about the natural processes which have shaped this land of fire and water.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$65.79
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Remutaka Rail Trail Cycle Tour from Wellington

Remutaka Rail Trail Cycle Tour from Wellington

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The whole Wellington region is known for its mountain biking, but visitors often stick to the shorter central city trails to avoid hiring a car. On this tour, enjoy a longer ride through bird-filled native forest, over bridges and through rail tunnels. Equipment, transport and food are taken care of - all you need to is to be ready and dressed at your accommodation.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$101.58
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US$101.58

Napier E - Bike Hire

Napier E - Bike Hire

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Ride a bike through Napier's historic downtown, off-road cycling trails, and country roads with a rental that includes everything you need for a full day of exploring. You'll be fitted by a team of bike mechanics, then set out with a map of the best places to explore in Napier and Hawkes Bay. Favorite stops include area wineries, scenic wetlands, and beaches, with 124 miles (200 km.) of flat, off-road bike paths for a leisurely ride.
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  • 1 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$76.19
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US$76.19

V8 Trike Tours - Bay of Islands 30 minute Scenic Tour - 2 Passengers

V8 Trike Tours - Bay of Islands 30 minute Scenic Tour - 2 Passengers

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Awesome tour filled with gorgeous views, great photo opportunities and adrenaline packed thrills. A definite bucket list experience! Summer - bring a light sweater, sunglasses and camera Winter - bring a jacket and perhaps a beanie, sunglasses and camera All passengers including Cruise ship passengers to be outside I-Site (information centre) in Paihia 5 mins prior to departure time.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$111.74
per group
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US$111.74
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Thermal Path Tour

Thermal Path Tour

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Enjoy a 4 hour, small group tour (11people max). Departs every day from 1:15 pm return 5:15pm. Discover some of Rotorua's "off the beaten track" mud pools and best thermal areas. Dip your toes or fully immerse yourself in our favourite hot springs. Rainbow ,Mountain, Crater Lakes - uniquely coloured vegetation and lakes. Waiotapu mud Pool - boiling mud with mini-eruptions guaranteed. Hot lakes and Kerosene Creek - a natural thermal bath experience like no other. Te Manaroa Spring - NZ's largest source of 100% boiling spring water. Finish the day soaking in Waikite Valley Thermal Pools Spring n Spa.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$61.92
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Piha Explorer

Piha Explorer

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Around 40 miles west of Auckland city lies Piha, a picturesque seaside town with an iconic beach that’s popular for surfers and swimmers alike. Instead of driving yourself through the winding Waitakere Ranges, turn to a driver who knows the roads with this convenient shuttle bus from Auckland central. When you arrive in Piha, explore at your own volition or take advantage of a complimentary guided tour around the town, the valley and the beach.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$29.02
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4WD Bush Safari at Off Road NZ

4WD Bush Safari at Off Road NZ

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Get out of your comfort zone on this challenging Bush Safari from Rotorua. This self-drive experience by 4-passenger 4WD vehicle takes you over steep climbs and descents, with guided instruction via two-way radio as you navigate waterfalls, lunges and tunnels. Upgrade to include a 4x4 Monster Thrill Ride or Raceline Karting, or do all three. Safety briefing and equipment are provided.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$79.82
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What people are saying about Sporting Events in North Island

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Waitomo Glowworm Caves Guided Tour
"What an incredible experience! The glowworm cave was just spectacular and coupled with the history (both scientific & Maori) we learned from our guide, Moi, made it an unforgettable experience! We’ve recommended the tour to family and friends and will continue to do so."..."
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Bay of Islands Tall Ship Sailing on 'R. Tucker Thompson' Including BBQ Lunch
"Steve, Abbie and Michelle were awesome. Very friendly and Steve was a real character, he had some very tall tales to tell hahaha It was our first time on a sail ship and loved everyy minute of it. I was a little disappointed that I had a shoulder injury and couldn't help out but there's always next time. Highly recommended Adventure 😁👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾👍🏾"..."
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Nocturnal adventure Glow-worm tour
"A very fun, informative and different adventure. Went with kids ages 11 and 7. Face to face with glow worms and got to within meters of a wallaby and more. Stephen very personable and fun and loves what he does. Easy pick up from hotel. Great torch collection (!) and interesting how to get close to animals using them."..."
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Off the Beaten Track - Glowworm Caving Adventure Tour in Waitomo
"Had an amazing guide who made us feel comfortable. Was extremely lucky as we were the only two on the tour which made it special Had an amazing time and would definitely do it again"..."
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Bay of Islands Cruise & Island Tour - Snorkel, Hike, Swim, Paddleboard, Wildlife
"We had a mall group of 6 which was divine . Great experience. Walk up to lookout was sensational. Loved our guide who was informative, friendly and professional."..."
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Black Water Rafting Experience Waitomo Caves Tour
"The whole experience was memorable. Our guides were absolutely fabulouso! So much fun, it was just amazing. Thank you all for making it a trip to remember xx"..."
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Volcanic Valley Self Guided Walking and Hiking at Waimangu
"Definitely worth the visit Morning is best when the weather is cold A lot more visible steam rising Easy walk down and the benefit of getting the bus back up"..."
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Evening Glow Worm Kayak Tour in Tauranga
"Had a fantastic time. Possum, Jack and YaYa we’re knowledgeable and fun. It was an amazing funny experience that we can highly recommend to everyone."..."
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V8 Trike Tours 60 minute Bay of Islands Combo Tour - 2 Passengers
"This was one of the best things we did during our stay in Paihia. Riding through the 80km areas with the wind blowing through your hair and the V8 blasting was just magic. Daz our driver/guide provided great commentary about the area was good to learn a lil on the way. So pleased we booked this it was well worth what we paid."..."
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Full-Day Wellington Self-Guided Electric Bike Tour
"My husband and I had a wonderful day in Wellington with the ebikes we rented. Location was easy to find and the staff were super friendly and helpful. We rode approximately 30 miles up the coast and in land and even up Mt Victoria. Bikes were awesome 😎"..."
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Piha Adventure Tour
"I thought this tour was exceptional. Our guide was extremely helpful and knowledgeable about the areas we were in. He let us choose where our group was interested in going and even threw in a bonus spot. It was a great day and I'm glade I booked it before leaving NZ."..."
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Private Wellington Full Day Sightseeing Tour
"John was a wonderful guide. We had plenty of time to see everything with out waiting in lines, looking for parking etc. what we did in one day would have taken us 3 days on our own."..."
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Mornin Lakes Tour
"I’m very pleased to recommend the Lakes Tour. I’ve been to Rotorua a few times before and visited all the usual tourist attractions close to and around town. This time, I decided to take a tour around the lakes to sites not usually frequented by tourists (and even some locals). We visited lots of spectacular sites. Stephen was a great host and guide; he was punctual, the minibus was clean and tidy, and he drove safely. Stephen provided us extensive commentaries covering science, geography and history for all the sites. This tour is not just about showcasing spectacular views; you’ll be enriched by the back-stories that go with them."..."
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Remutaka Rail Trail Cycle Tour from Wellington
"We had a good time to bike even it wasn't mostly sunny. Green looked clearer and more beautiful under a little cloudy weather. This tour gave us an opportunity to experience a true nature of beautiful Wellington."..."
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V8 Trike Tours - Bay of Islands 30 minute Scenic Tour - 2 Passengers
"So much fun, very quick and they sound great. A must thing to do in Paihia on a sunny day. Very safe."..."
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Piha Explorer
"This tour was fantastic, we saw some spectacular views and scenery. A little strenuous for me but every step worth it. Mike is a great guide."..."
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4WD Bush Safari at Off Road NZ
"Wow. I got the adrenaline rush on this. My guide, Brendan made it more fun and gave good advice. There was a few of the obstacles I thought oh oh, what have I let myself in for, but was over before I knew it"..."

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