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Top rated by National Geographic our tours are the perfect way to enjoy the outdoor beauty and excitement of New Zealand.  Every trip combines optional hiking, cycling and adventure activities with stunning accommodation.

Our Department of Conservation license means you stay in remote locations other tours can't access.  We get you further off the beaten track and explore New Zealand's best national parks and UNESCO World Heritage sites.

If you love the outdoors, love adventure and want to travel "beyond the tourist trail" these tours are for you.  With small groups of like-minded travelers you will make friends and memories that will last a lifetime.

Does this sound like you?  Check out  10 reasons travellers choose our unique tours

Unbeatable value - our tours include more meals, flexibility, hikes, adventure & time in the best places.


Flying Kiwi featured New Zealand tours

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Ultimate Explorer Tour


Tour Length 27 / 28 days

Starts From Auckland or Christchurch (can start loop anywhere)

Our most popular trip and the best way to see and do it all. Get off the beaten track with accommodation in spectacular locations as we cover all the best national parks, hikes, activities, bike rides and secret spots.

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Grand Traverse Tour


Tour Length 15 days

Starts From Auckland

Starting your tour in Auckland? This 2 week adventure experience could be the perfect way to fill your time. Try NZ's best great walks, cultural highlights and mix mountains with beaches as you head to the countries adventure capital - Queenstown.

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Hot Rocks Tour


Tour Length 9 or 10 days

Starts From Auckland or Wellington

This full North Island loop combines the unique thermal wonders of NZ with beautiful beaches. Experience the World's best one day walk, Maori culture, a plethora of bike rides and the wonders of Hobbiton on this highly rated tour.

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Southern Light Tour


Tour Length 9 or 10 days

Starts From Picton or Christchurch

Perfect if you don’t have time to for the full South Island but love stunning scenery, remote camps and awesome activities. Experience brilliant bike rides, dramatic hikes and scenery ranging from NZs highest peaks to remote beaches and bays.

Thank you Frankie & Robbie-John for the best experience in my life! ♡

It was a great time thanks a lot!

Thumbs up! I love you both for our awesome tour :)

I miss you both ♡

Sabine, Ultimate Explorer - NZ's Top Rated Adventure Tour, 2018

Trip of a lifetime - thank you!

Sarah Borrelli, Ski & Snow Explorer Tour, 2018

Flying Kiwi succeeded in combing adventure, stunning landscapes and great people all in this Alpine Explorer tour. Loved it!

Sarah Brazil, Alpine Explorer Tour, 2018

Had a fantastic time in the most beautiful places with a wonderful group of people. Can't fault it!

Amanda Hinten, Alpine Explorer Tour, 2018

A unique, fun way to explore and experience the country. Being able to be part of a group but still have personal space and time.

Laura Aiosa, Alpine Explorer Tour, 2018

Exploring New Zealand off the beaten track. Lots of optional extra's. Being part of a group but plenty of time to have time alone. Family friendly. One of the best things we did in NZ!

Sarah Geran, Alpine Explorer Tour, 2018

Exploring New Zealand off the beaten track. Activity choices whatever the weather, not a day wasted.

Isabelle Geran, Alpine Explorer Tour, 2018

Flying Kiwi Alpine Explorer offers an awesome opportunity to experience some of the best alpine activities in New Zealand and adventurous optional extras.

Nan Walsh, Alpine Explorer Tour, 2018

A fantastic way to explore the South Island in winter and get the chance to visit some spectacular places without the summer crowds.

James Gossage, Alpine Explorer Tour, 2018

The tour was a great experience! Lots of amazing views and fun activities - even for those that don't want to spend a lot of money.

Tabea Karb, July Student Tour, 2018

I had such an amazing time with lovely people. This trip was the first time to travel by myself but I felt so comfortable because I could make many friends and learn English.

Riko Higashihara, July Student Tour, 2018

It was one of the best trips of my life. Amazing trip with amazing tour guides!

Clemence Jutard, July Student Tour, 2018

This trip allowed me have friends from many different countries, which happened naturally. This was the most wonderful time that I ever had.

Ryuto Hisamoto, July Student Tour, 2018

This trip was amazing! I did so many things in a very short time, each day was unique.

Eloise Suermondt, July Student Tour, 2018

Flying Kiwi exceeded my expectations in every way from the helpful and enthusiastic guides, quality of other travelers, quality of gear, food and variety of activities. I haven't camped in 20 years and everyone was so helpful.

Ami Wright, Beach It - Bay of Islands Tour, 2018