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  • Port Chalmers, Dunedin, Waitati

    Port Chalmers

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    Hare Hill Horse Treks has brought the unforgettable experience of horse riding through one of the most beautiful places in New Zealand to riders from all over the world more...

    Dunedin

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    Our highly recommended small group tours are led by experienced guides who will introduce you to a city blessed with wildlife, scenery and a fascinating history more...
    Is this the most magical place you'll ever visit? Our chocolatiers certainly think so. It's here they make some of the fantastic, incredible chocolates and lollies that bring us joy more...
    Dunedin Railways specialises in scenic train trips into the spectacular Central Otago Hinterland and up the rugged Otago coast north of Dunedin more...
    Join us to experience absolutely unrivaled close-up viewing of rare yellow eyed penguins, Hooker's sea lions, NZ fur seals and little blue penguins within our restricted wildlife conservation sanctuary more...
    We are a surf school running from the St Clair Esplanade operating through the warmer months Oct-April. We offer surf lessons and tours for all levels of surfing along Dunedin and our local coastlines more...
    Hair Raiser Tours has something for everyone and has proved exceptionally popular over the years with "locals" and visitors alike more...
    Discover New Zealand’s only Castle, built 1871 by William Larnach, merchant baron and politician, for his beloved first wife Eliza. It took more than 200 workmen three years to build the Castle shell and master European craftsmen spent a further 12 years embellishing the interior more...
    Explore with us the outstanding features of this unique wildlife habitat in Southern New Zealand. Observe Yellow-eyed Penguins, Royal Albatross, Sea Lions, and visit remote areas rich in wildlife and indigenous vegetation more...
    Hop on an 8 wheel drive all terrain vehicle and experience an exhilarating cross country ride more...
    We offer tours throughout the Otago region. From coastal scenic bike rides showcasing stunning Otago landscapes, beaches and wildlife, such as the Otago Peninsula and Catlins through to advanced mountain biking in remote hinterland more...
    Discover rare objects, special exhibitions and a live butterfly rainforest experience at the Otago Museum, welcoming you 364 days a year. more...
    The Royal Albatross Centre provides wildlife and cultural tours of Taiaroa Head where you can visit the world’s only mainland breeding colony of Royal Albatross, the historic Fort Taiaroa and see the Little Blue Penguin colony at Pilots Beach more...
    A perfect miniature of a traditional Chinese landscape painting, this Garden encapsulates the essence of nature. It was built to take you on a journey to a greater understanding of history, culture, heritage and tradition more...
    The Speight’s Tour is an award-winning, informative and interactive tour through a working brewery and heritage centre. This is a fully guided tour which takes about 90 minutes more...
    Searching for the world’s finest fly fishing for wild brown and rainbow trout? Dreaming of the trip of a lifetime? Then come and experience New Zealand’s South Island with Wild Angler more...

    Waitati

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    Come and see some of New Zealand's rarest birds, reptiles and plants in the most protected forest in the South Island more...
  • Wanaka

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    If fly fishing in and around the Southern Alps of New Zealand sounds appealing then look no further. Guided half, full and multi day float fishing or walk and wade trips for wild South Island rainbow and brown trout more...
    Skiers and Snowboarders of all ages and abilities will enjoy our fun and friendly mountain. Come and explore it all – wide open beginner trails, pristine groomers, fun freeride terrain and world class parks and pipes more...
    This small classic movie theatre located in Wanaka is a real find. Comfy old sofas, an old Morris Minor, a cafe & bar serving delicious meals before, during or after the movie more...
    Take a flightseeing trip around Wanaka and see breathtaking New Zealand scenery in a Vintage Tigermoth or Waco Aircraft. Experience the excitement of the early flyers and their flying machines; the smell of oil and aviation fuel, combined with the aroma of fresh leather more...
    Our canyoning adventures are a journey unlike any other. Get in touch with a special natural world and see beauty such as you’ve only dreamed of more...
    Lake Wanaka, a jewel in the South Island of New Zealand’s Southern Alps, is home to our personal guiding company that will take you to our many special places off-the-beaten-track in pure wilderness more...
    Central Otago is a foodies paradise! Roam the region discovering a range of mouthwatering morsel and tasty tipples. Indulge in a gourmet mutli-plate lunch at an acclaimed local restaurant and take in Central’s magnificent scenery, stories and sights on route more...
    The museum is the result of one man’s dream and 50 years of collecting and preserving pieces from the past. The transport collection boasts rare and unusual aircraft, cars, trucks, motorcycles, fire appliances, military vehicles and tractors more...
    We raft the mighty Clutha Mata-Au River, navigating the wild and scenic river corridor through the heart of the Upper Clutha Valley more...
    For over forty years Puzzling World has been messing with people’s heads no matter what age, nationality or experience. With a mix of bizarre buildings, rooms of illusion and the world-famous Great Maze this attraction is designed to baffle your brain and challenge your perceptions of reality more...
    We are a small family owned company offering exclusive small-group 4WD Nature Tours featuring history, heritage and an insight into modern-day farming life on one of Wanaka's oldest sheep cattle and deer farms more...
    Considering skydiving while you are in New Zealand? Discover why Skydive Wanaka is the New Zealand skydiving experience everyone is talking about. Choose the best. Strap yourself to a beautiful stranger more...
    Over four remarkable basins (550ha), Treble Cone is the largest ski area in Queenstown and Wanaka, offing a massive diversity of terrain. Undeniably something for everyone more...
    The course at Wanaka Golf Club is set in spectacular alpine scenery. The front nine is blessed with views over Lake Wanaka township to the lake and mountains beyond. The back nine has more of a parkland feel with tree lined fairways and views of Mt Iron, Mt Gold and the Cardrona Valley more...
    Lake Wanaka is New Zealands fourth largest lake. Carved by Glaciers and surrounded by Southern Alps, it is a magical location to enjoy all facets of the outdoors and the tranquil nature of our environment! more...
    Come with us on the most exciting half day wilderness jet boating adventure in the Queenstown–Lakes region, set amongst the spectacular scenery of World Heritage Mount Aspiring National Park more...
    Wanaka Rock Climbing offers you the chance to learn this exciting sport under the expert supervision of qualified rock and mountain guides with a small client to guide ratio more...
    Wanaka Wine Tours offer a variety of wine tasting tours, from a full day out, to a half day wine tour or one specifically tailored to your palate more...
    Challenge yourself on NZ's hardest guided hiking trips. From the 8 day Gillespie Rabbit Pass Traverse to multi-day treks on NZ's highest glaciers. Wild Walks by Aspiring Guides offers guided hiking trips to some of NZ's most remote wilderness areas more...
  • Akaroa, Okains Bay, Lyttelton

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    Home of the smallest and rarest dolphins in the world, the Hector’s Dolphin, an eco-tourism cruise out on Akaroa Harbour is the perfect way to view these amazing creatures, along with fascinating bird life and other curious and entertaining sea mammals in their natural habitat more...
    To add to the many attractions that the beautiful Akaroa harbour provides, we specialize in giving the more adventurous an unforgettable jet boating experience, a harbour tour mixed with a bit of adrenalin, a must for those seeking that something extra! more...
    Akaroa's only eco-tourism certified dolphin swimming operator. Listed as Lonely Planets 'Top 10 Marine mammal experiences in the world' your Hector's dolphin adventure awaits... more...
    Spectacular scenery and abundant wildlife make Banks Peninsula and Akaroa world famous. Hectors dolphins, New Zealand fur seals, Albatross & more are all on display during your cruise more...
    Sail with the dolphins in the crater of an extinct volcano on New Zealand’s oldest gaffed rigged ketch and enjoy the wildlife of Akaroa Harbour up close more...
    Tour the largest Australasian Little Penguin colony on mainland New Zealand. Get up close and personal with these beautiful creatures more...
    The Giant's House - A historic Akaroa house with original artworks, terraced gardens with sculptures and mosaics. Very Unique. A creative feast and a wonderful experience more...

    Okains Bay

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    The Okains Bay Maori and Colonial Museum is a must see destination on Banks Peninsula. The exhibits include a working Blacksmith's shop, a print shop, a saddlery, the restored school and the former Akaroa grandstand more...

    Lyttelton

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    Experience the thrill of Paragliding with Parapro, Christchurch’s only full-time Paragliding School and the South Island’s only certified training facility for paramotoring more...
  • Arrowtown, Bannockburn, Queenstown, Cromwell, Frankton, Gibbston, Glenorchy

    Arrowtown

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    Bikes can be hired from one hour, half day or over multiple days with accommodation and transport packages available for groups and individuals more...
    This Golf Course is a must when playing Queenstown Golf, surrounded by mountains the 18 hole course has superb views from every fairway. Take time to play golf in this inspiring setting - it's unique! more...
    We take you on a leisurely 90 minute walking tour of Arrowtown where you will discover the rich and intriguing history of the real Arrowtown. There is a story to tell around every corner more...
    Dorothy Browns is a luxurious boutique Cinema, Bar & Bookshop in beautiful Arrowtown. A fabulously unique experience more...
    Relax in the beautiful gardens surrounding historic Dudley's Cottage with a coffee while the kids try their hand at gold panning. Or have a go finding your fortune yourself! more...
    The Lakes District Museum has a reputation for their innovative displays, changing historical and art exhibitions and supporting heritage work in the community more...
    There is simply no better way to see and experience the clean air, alpine scenery and crystal clear rivers than to hop on a bike and pedal away. These trails are all about scenery, outdoor enjoyment and fun more...

    Bannockburn

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    Our aim is to provide our visitors with an enjoyable and fun experience and to share the history and story of Akarua whilst also imparting our intimate knowledge of our wines and what makes them so special more...
    Alan is well-known throughout New Zealand and abroad as a major artist. He consistently produces a wide-ranging variety of scenes and images which often defy logic as well as challenge the viewer’s perceptions more...
    Bald Hills is a delightful boutique vineyard in the heart of Pinot Noir country, Bannockburn, Central Otago. Sunny, sheltered, private and secluded and open for you to taste award-winning wines more...
    There is magic in drinking a wine where it is made. As an awareness of place and seasonality contributes to our wine drinking pleasure, so it is with food. Carrick winery incorporates a cellar door and restaurant that overlooks the spectacular Bannockburn Inlet more...
    The Cellar Door at Mt Difficulty showcases its wines to thousands of visitors annually. It's the perfect spot to experience Mt Difficulty's unique hospitality while taking in the magical views of Bannockburn's dramatic rugged rock and thyme landscape more...

    Queenstown

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    Our philosophy is to offer more than a guided wine tour of Central Otago. So we keep our Queenstown Wine Tours to a maximum of 11 adults per wine tour, ensuring our personalised touch and allowing you to Taste · Smell · Hear · See · Feel · Central Otago and its wines! more...
    Canyoning is the ulimate mix of adventure – we take you through some of the most stunning areas of New Zealand by floating and swimming through clear, deep pools, leaping through amazing waterfalls, ziplining and abseiling along beautiful canyons more...
    How about soaring majestically through the skies like an eagle, surrounded by breathtaking mountain views? Experience Queenstown’s fantastic views with one of the best activities! more...
    Taking you beyond where you think you can go! Queenstown's only full time bike & helibike guides more...
    The original tandem paragliding company of New Zealand - sharing the love since 1991 more...
    Come for an invigorating guided walk with us into the beautiful New Zealand back country, and discover what really makes New Zealand different more...
    The ultimate snow experience for every snowboarder or skier. Let us take you into the heart of the Southern Alps to enjoy exclusive backcountry terrain more...
    We ride in small groups where you do not have to follow in a line, our guides will encourage you to spread out, walk side by side with your friends or family, and takes pictures of the beautiful scenery more...
    Experience true off-roading by quad bike or 4WD vehicle, or explore the wilderness on foot on a guided walk. These are backcountry adventures rich in Lord of The Rings filming locations, stunning scenery, local history and amazing stories more...
    It takes a certain kind of person to skydive from 15,000ft. It takes courage. You step out of that aircraft door and for some 60 seconds you freefall at 200km/hour. The personal challenge is immense! more...
    New Zealand’s original dirt and quad bike tour company with 25 years experience offering a real adventure! Get ready for the “Ride of Your Life!” more...
    Strap into your harness and get ready for the flight of a lifetime. Gradually rising 600ft into the air above, see for yourself, some of the most breath-taking views of Queenstown, New Zealand more...
    Join our personalised trips led by the world’s best trained and qualified guides. Surfing standing waves, riding whirlpools, squirting, playing on eddy lines and trying some wicked rock jumps are only some things you will do during this epic Queenstown activity more...
    Jumping off yourself or being released from 109 metres into a canyon is a scary move… With over 70 different jumpstyles we can expertly manage the scariness for everyone – from knitting nanas to adrenalin junkies! more...
    Queenstown's world famous jet boat ride, Shotover Jet has thrilled millions of people since 1965. So take a spin in the iconic 'big red' through the spectacular Shotover River Canyons with us! more...
    Tandem Hang gliding or Paragliding is one of the best adventure activities you can experience while visiting Queenstown. We fly year round bringing you the most incredible flights as the seasons change in one of the most scenic places in the world more...
    Queenstown Lakes District is quite possibly the best landscape in the world to view, and it's even better from a hot air balloon ride followed by a champagne breakfast more...
    The leisurely 90 minute cruise across the lake showcases some of Queenstown’s spectacular alpine scenery while offering you plenty of time to explore a piece of Queenstown’s living history – the 100 year old TSS Earnslaw more...
    Ultimate Hikes takes you on a New Zealand hiking adventure of a lifetime more...
    Ziptrek Ecotours engages the young and young at heart through a unique and fun experience in Queenstown. Delivering an eco-adventure that combines a personal guided zipline journey offering sustainable education in a receptive and engaging environment creating lasting memories more...

    Cromwell

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    Aurum Wines is a family run estate based in the Lowburn sub region of Central Otago. Our vineyard and winery are managed using certified organic practices and we thrive to produce wines that speak truthfully of their origins more...
    We offer personalised motorcycle tours in the south of New Zealand and further if required. With our experience of riding the North and South Islands over many years, and also overseas touring, we are able to help you with all aspects of your local motorcycling adventure more...
    "Relaxing, enjoyable golf with hidden subtle challenges" is the way course designer and supporter Greg Turner, former touring professional and now course designer describes Cromwell golf course more...
    A spectacular Jet boat ride through the heart of one of New Zealands most historic gold mining regions. Our specifically designed Jet boats and highly trained drivers will take you on an unforgettable 40-minute ride through the Kawarau Gorge more...
    Located on the banks of the spectacular Kawarau Gorge, the Goldfields Mining Centre is a historic reserve, protected by New Zealand's Department of Conservation to depict the life and working conditions of Otago's early goldminers more...
    Blending a luxury helicopter, personalised service, friendly staff and the stunning Central Otago landscape, family-owned Heliview Flights offers a range of scenic helicopter flights and heli-biking trips (guided and self-ride) more...
    Highlands Motorsport Park is a one stop destination for everyone! A truly international 5 star facility, Highlands boasts 6 different ways to experience the circuit at speed from Lamborghini’s to Porsches’ more...
    Our roadside Fruit Stall is in a prime position, fully laden with fresh fruit, vegetables, dried fruit & nuts, preserves, honey, drinks and real fruit ice cream more...
    Visit one of Central Otago's most well known orchards - on the highway from Cromwell to Queenstown. Large selection of fresh and dry fruits available all year round from our roadside stall more...
    OCTA provides a living Gallery space, showcasing limited edition original prints, and an eclectic mix of works of art by recognised National and International artists more...
    Pinot Noir barrel cooked food and matching award winning wines from an outdoor kitchen with no limits more...
    The Wooing Tree is a local landmark that sits prominently in the middle of our family vineyard. It has long been a place for locals to woo their lovers, and if it could talk, would have many a story to tell! more...

    Frankton

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    Any of our Flight experiences will truly exceed your expectations as the "Flight of your life". Joy rides, aerobatic flight, formation, formation aerobatics and simulated air combat ... we do it all more...
    We provide scenic flights from Queenstown and Glenorchy to many destinations around the South Island including Milford Sound, where you can also take the cruise more...

    Gibbston

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    The Kawarau Bridge Bungy started the bungy craze over 26 years ago and today the 43m jump is still our most popular Bungy site, attracting thousands of thrill-seekers every year more...
    Chard Farm operates five company vineyards in the Gibbston Valley and Lowburn/Parkburn subregions of Central Otago. Each of the vineyards is unique and provides distinctive and premium fruit more...
    Located in the beautiful a valley of vines, Peregrine's Cellar Door offers an exceptionally unique experience. From a historic rustic woolshed to a modern, architecturally designed winery, the stunning grounds will capture you immediately more...

    Glenorchy

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    Visit Lord of the Rings Locations and take a journey with us deep into Middle Earth, encounter Isengard, Amon Hen, Lothlorien Forest, The Misty Mountains and Ithilien! Also visit a location from the recently filmed The Hobbit more...
    Your Wilderness Jet trip is an exhilarating and spectacular journey deep into the heart of the world-renowned Mt Aspiring National Park with the only jet boat operator allowed on the Dart River more...
    Discover your own natural high while jumping from a plane 15,000ft above New Zealand’s most stunning alpine scenery! more...
    We sight, stalk and fish large Brown and Rainbow Trout in a setting that can only be described as “Gods own”. At South Island Trout Stalkers we customize a fishing package that suits you more...
  • Invercargill

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    Barnes Wild Bluff Oysters is New Zealand’s definitive oyster company supplying the freshest and finest oysters year after year. In season, our shop is open weekdays from 8.00am – 5.00pm (1 March – 31 August) more...
    Step inside the doors of our Dee Street, Invercargill store and you will soon see we are so much more than just a hardware store and engineering shop. Home of the World's Fastest Indian more...
    Together with our own excellent beers and cider we stock a selection of some of New Zealand’s finest craft beers (plus a few internationals) – choose from bottled or try the Kiwi perennial fill-your-own from one of our 20 taps from at our Cellar Door more...
    Established in the early 1900’s, the Invercargill Golf Club is one of New Zealand’s best golf courses. Undulating terrain, tree lined fairways and well bunkered greens are features of our championship course more...
    We believe that New Zealand is one of the finest places on earth to get away from the crowds and enjoy the feeling of dirt under your tyres. It is certainly one of the most accessible and we firmly believe that NZ Adventures offers the best 4WD experience available more...
    The distinctive pyramid shaped Southland Museum and Art Gallery is located in central Invercargill and features a wide range of exhibits and activities that will interest any visitor to the scenic South more...
    Stewart Island Flights is a locally owned and operated business. We maintain scheduled flights linking Stewart Island and Invercargill as well as a number of exciting alternatives providing access to the more remote reaches of the island more...
    Our concept store offers a wide range of our chocolates and truffles and the finest of coffee and food. All baked in our premises using fresh local ingredients where ever possible. Our food has a seriously good reputation. Be tempted-come in! more...
  • Blenheim, Picton, Rapaura, Renwick, Waikawa, Havelock

    Blenheim

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    We have an extensive morning and afternoon menu, and our set menus are wonderful value - there is something there for everyone. Fresh muffins are baked daily, or ask your waiter to see our truly scrumptious tray of petite fours, cup cakes and truffles more...
    Just minutes from Blenheim, Dartington Barn Archery is a fantastic and fun way to experience Marlborough’s beautiful landscape, amongst gorgeous vineyards more...
    Discover the best of New Zealand’s natural beauty and cultural heritage. We are based in Marlborough, at the top of the South Island of New Zealand and have had the privilege of sharing our incredible environment with our guests since 2004 more...
    Georges Michel Wine Estate was established in 1997 and situated in the ‘Golden Mile’ which denotes the central route of the Rapaura road area, renowned for the production of the best flavored fruit of the Marlborough wine region more...
    At Huia, the creation of good wine and a commitment to the environment go hand in hand. The result is elegant, hand crafted wines that go to help define the potential of Marlborough more...
    Nau mai, haere mai - we welcome you! Come experience Maori as a living culture... more...
    Marlborough Museum is in Brayshaw Park, surrounded by all things heritage! The Museum celebrates an inspiring collection of items which tell the story of Marlborough more...
    Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre presents the outstanding Knights of the Sky exhibition, featuring Sir Peter Jackson’s own collection of WW1 aircraft and artifacts more...

    Picton

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    ”Meet the Locals” at EcoWorld Picton Aquarium - Touch a Living Fossil (Tuatara). Get Up Close to a Penguin. Have fun discovering amazing animals that live in New Zealand, “the youngest land in the world” more...
    We are a Maori Family who operate personalized Eco-Tours on a 75 yr old Kauri planked classic launch called “Tutanekai” that has a character and charm that makes people feel comfortable and relaxed more...
    With 1500km of coastline to explore, stretching from just north of Kaikoura to the tip of d'Urville Island, the Marlborough Sounds is a truly remarkable sea kayaking destination more...

    Rapaura

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    A gourmet food store specializing in New Zealand-inspired fine foods more...
    We’ve learnt from the old timers and traditional honey makers, and boldly challenged the status quo at times. We follow our hearts and it has been a worthwhile journey. But we always remain authentic to our origins, just like our honey more...

    Renwick

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    Everything that is good about Marlborough is encapsulated in this range of wines. Fresh, flavourful and pristine with a strong sense of place, these wines express the best both grape variety and region has to offer more...
    In a world of increasing blandness we remain individual. In a cluttered wine landscape, where so many seem the same, we believe in doing things differently more...
    Molesworth Tour Company has been showcasing the stunning landscapes of the Marlborough high country region for over 20 years more...
    With flat sealed roads and short distances between the wineries our self guided wine tours can be enjoyed by young and old alike, whether a couple, a group or a family, come rain or shine more...

    Waikawa

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    We have a large range of self-drive (bareboat) and skippered sailboats or powerboats available for you and your crew. The Compass Charters Crew will make sure you have an unforgettable boating holiday on the water more...

    Havelock

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    Enjoy the natural beauty of the Marlborough Sounds with the indulgent Greenshell Mussel Cruise, featuring freshly steamed mussels paired with a glass of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc for the ultimate wine/food match more...
    Take a water taxi to your bach or holiday accommodation, enjoy a boat tour and a walk, mussel cruise, sightseeing & fishing tours in the Marlborough Sounds or take our water taxi to work and be picked up again more...
    This quirky little place has been serving up the famous NZ green lip mussels for the last 20 years and is an Icon in Marlborough and the South Island more...
    Tui Nature Reserve is just one of those places you've got to see with your own eyes. This showcase conservation project welcomes you to experience the unique sights and sounds of the lush forest that New Zealand is so famous for more...
  • Oamaru

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    Our intention is to brew small idiosyncratic batches of Belgian inspired ales, without compromise more...
    Scoop ice cream handcrafted in Oamaru's Victorian Precinct. Milkshakes & pancakes too! more...
    See the world's smallest penguins, in their natural environment more...
    Take a journey back in time, and enjoy train travel the way it used to be, with Oamaru Steam and Rail more...
    Newly based at the foot of Oamaru's historic precinct Scotts production Brewery and Brew Bar open 7 days for tours, tastings and takeaway beers more...
    Steampunk HQ, in the small southern coastal town of Oamaru, is New Zealand's premiere Steampunk experience. We feature retro-futuristic sci fi art, movies, sculpture, immersive light and sound experiences more...
    Trail Adventures is an Oamaru-based company which is set up to provide you with an Alps 2 Ocean cycle experience which is second to none more...
    The Whitestone family is committed to exceeding customer expectations, by creating world class cheeses through innovative excellence and teamwork more...
  • Gore, Mandeville

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    Guided brown trout fly fishing on the Mataura River. Dry Fly or Nymph fishing, you will not be disappointed. Uncrowded rivers, wild brown trout and some of the best Mayfly Hatches you will experience in New Zealand more...
    Flyfish the south is based in Gore in Eastern Southland New Zealand. The world renowned Mataura River is just a short distance away and we are close to most of the important trout fishing rivers in New Zealand more...

    Mandeville

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    A visit to Mandeville offers visitors the opportunity to fly in vintage 1930's bi-planes, such as DH Tiger Moth, Fox Moth and others, also view the restoration of these types of aircraft being worked on in the hangars more...
  • Alexandra, Becks, Chatto Creek, Queensberry, Clyde, Lauder

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    We are a husband and wife team with a passion for cycling and mountain bike riding, particularly in our own “backyard”. We combine personal experience, local knowledge and attention to detail, so that we can provide you with the best experience possible more...
    The Central Stories William Bodkin Memorial Museum showcases the unique stories of Central Otago. These stories include; Geology; early explorers; social history; gold, dredging & mining; farming, orcharding and viticulture; and many more besides more...
    It wouldn’t be winter in Central Otago without a spin around one of the area’s most unique attractions! Situated in picturesque Alexandra, the Southern Hemisphere’s largest outdoor ice skating rink is a full 60 x 30 meter Olympic sized Ice Hockey Arena! more...
    The wines produced from this vineyard have received many awards, showcasing the premium quality of Judge Rock wines. A romance not a blockbuster, feminine not masculine, balance not power, family not corporate, and love not lust more...
    The most fabulous specialised dessert cafe and gardens with a beautiful tranquil garden setting. We also have a childrens fun park with maze, mini golf, big ballroom, puzzle mats and a really cool interactive train for the little ones more...
    Join us as we serve you great beer and great food inside the restaurant and bar or out on the deck in the garden more...
    The Courthouse has become well known for it's stunning food, great espresso coffee's & friendly service. Both indoor & outdoor dining, it's perfect for those beautiful Central Otago days more...

    Becks

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    Welcome to “Old Fashioned Country Hospitality”. White Horse Hotel is in Becks located midway between Alexandra & Ranfurly in Central Otago more...

    Chatto Creek

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    Experience genuine southern hospitality at the Historic Chatto Creek Tavern Est. 1886. The 18" thick Schist stone allows it to be cool in summer and warm in the winter. We serve with pride the best Blue Cod, Whitebait and Rib Eye Steak meals more...

    Queensberry

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    This new glass gallery opened on December 1st, 2015, and is set amongst wineries and vineyards in the midst of the tranquil Central Otago countryside more...
    All Locharburn wines are crafted from grapes grown on this fully sustainable, single vineyard. These characterful wines express the unique microclimate of the Locharburn vineyard, along with the passion and hands-on care that go into their making more...

    Clyde

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    Bike It Now! is a Clyde based business that can provide you with everything you require for your Cycling needs more...
    Explore the mighty Clutha River. Journey to the isolated reaches of the stunning and historic Roxburgh Gorge. Marvel at some of New Zealand's best examples of European and Chinese gold mining more...
    Hellcat Cycles specializes in pre-wwII vintage American Cruiser bikes for rent in Central Otago. All our bikes are unique and equipped with modern drivetrain components and fresh hot rod paint jobs more...
    Jan Rasmussen is an artist residing at Clyde Central Otago New Zealand - I paint in Acrlics and paint large Landscapes, especially water! more...
    A gastronomic delight in the heart of New Zealand's stunning Central Otago region more...
    We specialise in 'Rail Trail Bike hire' and "Preparation and booking of travel' on the Otago Central Rail Trail along with helpful advice so you can make the most of your time on the Rail Trail more...
    Breakfast, Lunch, Homemade cakes and slices and the best coffee in town more...
    The Merchant of Clyde is already becoming a regular one-stop-shop for locals and visitors in Clyde, who are soaking up the flavours of Olivers' cafe-delicatessen-bakery more...
    Located on the banks of the mighty Clutha (Mata-Au) River and using only crisp, cold Central Otago water, the Victoria Store Brewery follows in the time-worn tradition of offering refreshment to locals and weary travellers alike more...
    We operate on the spectacular Otago Central Rail Trail, Roxburgh Gorge and Clutha Gold Trails. Our team has helped thousands of travellers put together great itineraries tailored to their special interests, budgets and time constraints more...
    At Two Paddocks we are exceptionally proud of our Pinot, the most southerly produced Pinot in New Zealand, if not the world! You're very welcome to visit us for a tasting tour of our wines. Get a group together and see us at 2.30pm - PLEASE CALL AHEAD FIRST! more...

    Lauder

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    With its quaint cottage design Stationside Cafe at Lauder makes a welcome sight for any Rail Trailer hanging out for an energy top-up or light lunch more...
  • Westport

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    Tailoring our jetboat trips to suit our customers for 24 years, our custom built jetboat is specifically designed for the diverse mighty Buller River more...
    Out West Tours offers an excellent wild West Coast experience, taking you off the beaten track on a journey into the wild heart of the land more...
  • Hokitika

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    Bonz 'n' Stonz is a workshop based in Hokitika, which allows you to carve your own pounamu (jade), beef bone, whale bone and other hard stones more...
    Learn about the history, formation & manufacture of jade. Mountain Jade has one of NZ's largest selection of quality & affordable Jade/Pounamu carvings & sculptures for you to choose from. A "Must Do" West Coast experience more...
    Established in 1962 and proud to be following the tradition of manufacturing and selling exclusively genuine NZ jade. Watch our craftsmen at work in our bright and welcoming showroom more...
    See breathtaking views of New Zealand’s highest peaks and largest glaciers, Fox and Franz Josef glaciers, as you fly in comfort and style in one of our highly dependable Cessna aircraft more...
  • Kaikoura

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    Air Kaikoura was the first to offer Whale Watching flights and for the last 25 years has been providing amazing whale experiences, scenic flights, pilot-a-plane trips and pilot training more...
    Albatross Encounter brings you up close to a diverse array of seabirds including albatross, petrels, shearwaters, shags, terns and gulls. more...
    Our fully licensed café provides the perfect setting to enjoy great coffee and cuisine. Our extensive dining area is both inside and outside, welcoming you to take time to soak up the sun and enjoy the view more...
    Fresh seafood at Cods and Crayfish. Open 7 Days. Look for the orange building on Beach Rd... you can't miss us! Landed fresh every day... Live Crayfish, Kina, Mussels, Blue Cod. Also smoked Mussels, Prawns, Oysters in season. This is the ultimate fish shop! more...
    The Kaikoura coastline is abundant with sea life which makes diving with us an unforgettable experience more...
    At Dolphin Encounter you get the opportunity to swim with, or watch, the dusky dolphins in their natural environment off the coast of Kaikoura, New Zealand more...
    You don't have to be Irish to enjoy the warmth, humour and hospitality that has given Donegal House its outstanding reputation! more...
    As a premier wedding venue Fyffe Country Lodge is hard to match in New Zealand. This prestigious property is renowned for its romantic atmosphere and picturesque setting more...
    In the breathtaking surrounds of the Kaikoura Mountains and into the wilderness come ride with us. Let us take you for the ride of your life, through native bush and hill country farm land more...
    Whatever brings you to Indulge Body & Soul, feel better, look better, time out, you know you are in great hands and we will ensure your experience is all about you more...
    Come deep sea fishing with our friendly crew in the rich waters of Kaikoura. With stunning views of the Kaikoura coast, mountain ranges and the abundance of fish and wildlife, it truly comes together for an amazing experience more...
    Whether you want to paddle with the marine life, go kayak fishing, hire your own boat or up skill your paddling through the kayak school all your dreams can be fulfilled at Kaikoura Kayaks! more...
    We hope to bring a sense of cohesiveness between all of the recreational and commercial marine activities around Kaikoura, and involve the community in protecting their environment by first learning more about it more...
    Kaikoura Wilderness Walks takes you on an exclusive guided walk through the privately owned Puhi Peaks Nature Reserve more...
    We are situated on the main road in Kaikoura. We have a sports bar/tavern, a TAB, gaming machines and a restaurant more...
    We want to share our unique culture, location and history in a natural and intimate way, whilst preserving our values and strengthening the development of our people – educationally, economically and spiritually more...
    A fantastic community owned and run 1930′s art deco building screening the latest blockbusters and popular movies more...
    Organic Honey Production - a family tradition more...
    Poppy's Real Handmade Ice Cream & Real Berry Fruit Ice Cream more...
    Kaikoura is the only seaside town where the mountains meet the sea. Here you will see the unique marine life and the stunning mountain views of the Kaikoura Ranges while you fish and dive some of the best waters New Zealand has to offer more...
    Whale Watch® Kaikoura is New Zealand’s ultimate all year round nature experience offering visitors an exciting up-close encounter with The Giant Sperm Whale more...
    While you are in New Zealand head for Kaikoura and go whale watching....by aeroplane! It's the best way to view whales and mountains while in New Zealand more...
  • Oxford, Darfield, Springfield, Hororata, Methven

    Oxford

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    Black Beech Wine Bar & off-licence is a unique establishment in picturesque Oxford, showcasing New Zealand boutique wine and craft beer more...
    Come for great coffee with morning or afternoon tea; we also offer a tasty lunch menu or dine by candlelight in our elegant surroundings more...
    Hello, I’m Emma and welcome to Emma’s at Oxford. A unique Book/Gift Store in Oxford, North Canterbury. A short (and picturesque) 45 minute drive from Central Christchurch more...
    Just opened. Come on in and check it out! more...
    Friendly Farmers' Market in Oxford. Sundays from 9 til noon more...
    Oxford Pharmacy the place for all your health & beauty needs, including Natio, locally made Oasis skin care, Innoxa, Sanderson, Celebrity Slim, Gifts and Toys more...
    Beautiful High Tea, served on fine china. Cupcakes, tea sandwiches, savoury treats, and a delicious selection of light lunches. Lovely gifts and flowers more...
    Village Green Antiques stock a wide range of antiques from the Georgian period through to mid-century retro more...

    Darfield

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    High Country Journey’s is a week long, fully catered self drive 4x4 journey that takes you into the heart of the South Island High Country, through a network of station tracks, from Canterbury to Central Otago. more...
    For international visitors tours take up to 3 hours and include viewing seasonal farming activities, sheep dog mustering, sheep handling and lamb feeding (in season) more...

    Springfield

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    For Christchurch jetboating, look no further than the Alpine Jet, which operates in the spectacular Waimakariri River canyon through the foothills of the Southern Alps more...

    Hororata

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    Escape to a world of peace and tranquility. Hot Air Ballooning is a magical experience and a flight with Ballooning Canterbury offers panoramic views across the fertile Canterbury Plains to the Southern Alps more...

    Methven

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    Cosy 2 screen cinema (35 or 15 seater) showing quality movies. Mainstream blockbusters and Indie films. New FX licensed bar opened April 2013 more...
    Our bakery is 100% preservative free to ensure a fresh flavour experience and optimal health benefits.Our bakery is 100% preservative free to ensure a fresh flavour experience more...
  • Amberley, Christchurch, Rangiora, Waipara, Kaiapoi, Leithfield

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    Our country shop stocks over 25 varieties of honey and many other specialty items to enhance your pantry. We hold an off-licence to sell our unique Stella Cherry Liqueur more...
    "Best Cafe in the region", "Go where all the locals go". Trip Advisor. Great coffee & delicious food all made on the premises. more...
    A well curated second-hand store, extended to include new pieces. Articles, objects, furniture, books, clothing, possessions, spanning all eras more...
    “The food has to speak for itself”, says Chris Port. “It’s not about having the most ostentatious setting, the most expensive tableware or the most artistic plating. It’s about providing a memorable experience, exquisite food, and genuine value for money.” more...
    We are completely fascinated to the point of obsession by the Pinot Noir and Riesling from this region. We have significant history and ties here more...
    We are a passionate group of growers and producers from the local Waipara Region, sharing great produce to locals and visitors alike more...

    Christchurch

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    Adrenalin Forest is a multi-level aerial obstacle course that is designed to progress you higher and higher into the trees with activities like rope bridges, tarzan swings, nets, flying foxes and of course loads more more...
    Christchurch Bike and Walking Tours’ specialise in personalised, fun, and informative experiences that incorporate the past, present and future rebuild of Christchurch more...
    Explore Christchurch in heritage style. Back on track on the city streets with a newly extended route, the Trams offer a unique experience combining history and sightseeing more...
    Christchurch’s premier day tour provider invites you to join us on one of our fun and exciting attractions in and around the Christchurch and Canterbury region more...
    Experience the wonder and magic of Antarctica without leaving Christchurch, at one of New Zealand’s best, award winning tourist attractions more...
    Punting on the Avon is an iconic Christchurch attraction not to be missed. Let the gentle waters of the Avon River ripple by as you sit back on deep cushioned seats and experience life as it should be more...
    Come racing on our track at 50kph firmly seated in our specially developed dual Sulkies, behind real champion pacers at full speed. A worlds first technology more...

    Rangiora

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    Mobile food Bus, serving whole and raw foods, educational classes on encouraging a healthy lifestyle more...
    Karikaas cheeses are all hand-made using traditional European methods. They are lovingly handcrafted, by cheese-makers who know their business and who are proud of their traditions and skill more...
    Taste, look and quality are the first three things that drive us more...

    Waipara

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    Nestled in the hills of the Waipara Valley, surrounded by vineyards, Athena Olives is a popular attraction in the district. The grove, established in 1998, produces a cold pressed Extra Virgin olive oil of distinction more...
    A family owned vineyard on the warm, sunny slopes of the Waipara Valley where the vines grow through the clay and limestone soils to produce intense wines completely expressive of this site more...
    Announcing New Zealand’s 1st truffle festival — the Canterbury Truffle Festival 2015 more...
    We are a family owned organic vineyard and winery in the Waipara Valley, New Zealand. Our wines are handmade from the superb quality vineyards our region has to offer and are handled with respect more...
    The Greystone team are passionate about this beautiful vineyard just 1 hour north of Christchurch. They are equally committed to producing wines of the highest quality which are an expression of where the grapes are grown more...
    The ringing of an anvil can be heard high in the hills above the Waipara River where Raymond’s workshop is situated in the Old Amberley Lime Works Quarry more...
    Limestone Hills is the only truffière in New Zealand producing three species of truffle: the prestigious Perigord black truffle, the delicious bianchetto white truffle, and the beautiful Burgundy truffle more...
    Dark soils, clear skies, warm breezes. Our wines capture the essence of this special place; just open a bottle and you're transported here. more...
    Our aim is to grow grapes of the highest quality, which fully express the features of the vineyard, and to handle these with the utmost respect more...
    Pete and the Terrace Edge family strongly endorse the philosophy that healthy soil feeds the vineyard and produces beautiful fruit which is crafted into great, organic wine more...
    Specialising in aromatics; visitors to the cellar door can sample award winning Pinot Gris, Riesling, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay more...
    All the wines are crafted from estate grown fruit from some of the oldest vines in the Waipara Valley. Wherever you find our wines you can be sure that each reflects our dedication to producing high quality wines and is a taste of New Zealand more...
    Held under the oak trees in the beautiful Waipara Valley setting of the Glenmark Domain, the Waipara Valley Wine & Food Festival showcases the regional wineries and celebrates the upcoming grape harvest more...
    The Weka Pass Railway is a historic rural railway using both vintage steam and diesel-electric locomotives on 12.8 km of scenic line through the unique limestone beauty of the Weka Pass out of Waipara more...

    Kaiapoi

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    Kaiapoi i-SITE Visitor Information Centre is a member of New Zealand's i-SITE network and the official i-SITE for the Waimakariri District, with trained friendly staff and the 'official' local experts more...

    Leithfield

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    A delicious stop on your travels, Pukeko Junction Café & Deli is a popular cafe in Leithfield, North Canterbury only 30 mins from Christchurch more...
    Specialists in local Waipara Valley & North Canterbury wine, art, gourmet essentials, jewellery, giftware more...
    The hotel has a tradition of a local country pub - it is a focal point for the growing local community, a warm and friendly place to meet, with good food and cold beer more...
  • Fairlie

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    If you are looking for a fly fishing vacation of a lifetime, you will love the Central South Island of New Zealand more...
    The walking track covers 46 kilometres over 3 nights, or 50 kilometres over 4 nights, and takes you through untouched native tussock and alpine terrain of the Four Peaks mountain range more...
    Wide open, uncrowded runs filled with all day sunshine, terrain to suit all levels of skier and boarder and miles of fresh untracked snow are part and parcel of what makes Mt Dobson Ski Area so unique more...
  • Roxburgh

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    Jimmy's Pies from Roxburgh are famous throughout the lower South Island. Made to an old family recipe, Jimmy's have been making their meat pies for almost 50 years more...
  • Wyndham

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    A 25 acre private garden, nursery, aviary, woodland and wetland set in the rolling green countryside of Southland, South Island, New Zealand. Home to a large population of native and exotic birds including handreared parrots and waterfowl more...
  • Karamea

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    We are ideally situated to help you experience heli-hiking, heli-fishing, heli-rafting, and scenic flights in this remote, diverse and unspoiled corner of New Zealand more...
    Explore and Enjoy...an adventure, either in Karamea or the surrounding areas of the Kahurangi National Park – All of the exciting activities we have to offer you when you visit N.Z's wonderful, 2nd largest national park rainforest, in an isolated paradise called Karamea more...
  • Cheviot, Waiau, Hanmer Springs

    Cheviot

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    Large collection of Original Art , Quality Gifts , Regular Exhibitions, etc more...
    One of New Zealand's finest private walks more...

    Waiau

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    Whether you're 7 or 70, there is a child inside waiting to get out... Group Lessons on the Hour... all day long - 4 people or more, Beginner to Expert level more...
    We offer short rides and overnight horse treks through native beech forest, tussock high country and river valleys amongst the Amuri Range between Hanmer Springs and Kaikoura in the heart of the Alpine Pacific Triangle more...

    Hanmer Springs

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    Hanmer Springs Golf Course is more than just a popular country course in New Zealand. It is a course that boasts some of North Canterbury's finest scenery which takes you on a journey through stunning views of the alpines and challenging golf holes more...
    Relaxing rock pools, soothing sulphur pools, an array of water jets and bubbles - at a range of temperatures more...
    We offer transportation to the heart of the St James Valley, where you can tramp, moutainbike, kayak or just enjoy the breathtaking views. From Hanmer Springs, we take the Clarence Valley Road in our Land Rover Defender and drive down into the Waiau Valley more...
    Enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Waiau River. Jet through narrow gorges, white water rapids and braided shallows. Experience the 360 degree spins made famous by the jetboat, first invented in New Zealand! more...
  • Kurow

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    The cellar door at The Pasquale Kurow Winery offers the full wine and food lover's experience more...
  • Blackball, Greymouth, Jacksons, Moana

    Blackball

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    Blackball Salami, West Coast Perfection. Here you'll find a superb array of quality New Zealand meat products. MSG & gluten free locally produced salami, cooked & uncooked sausages, bacon & meat patties more...

    Greymouth

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    At Monteith's Brewing Company we love beer. We are also very proud of our newly refurbished brewery. Come and enjoy one of our locally brewed award winning beers. It doesn't get any fresher than this more...
    Mudtastic Adventures! Authentic offroading through stunning native rainforest, the wetter the better! more...
    Over 30 historic buildings make up the recreated 19th Century pioneer town, inspired by the West Coast gold rushes of the 1860s. Its peaceful setting amongst regenerating native forest gives visitors the opportunity to step back in time more...

    Jacksons

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    The building in its current form was completed in 1910 and more recently has undergone a loving restoration. Once relying on the trade of gold seekers, today the tavern is a wonderful rest spot for tourists, travellers and locals alike more...

    Moana

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    Lake Brunner Where The Trout Die Of Old Age. Fishing for trout on New Zealands West Coast of the South Island is a treat not to be missed more...
    Historic Moana railway station is directly opposite our Cafe serving homemade food in a friendly atmosphere with magnificent views of Lake Brunner and the surrounding snow capped mountains more...
  • Okarito, Franz Josef

    Okarito

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    Okarito Kiwi Tours is an owner operated company. We aim to take small groups deep into Kiwi habitat. You could become one of the lucky few to have seen a kiwi in the wild more...
    Okarito Nature Tours is a small family owned kayak business offering freedom rental and guided kayaking trips on the Okarito Lagoon more...

    Franz Josef

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    You will be amazed at what is around every twist and turn as you are guided through rainforests, riverbeds, grasslands, sand and mud. Feel the thrill of fresh air in your face and the excitement of riding ATV quads more...
    White water rafting tours ranging from grade 1 scenic rafting to full on grade 5, come and experience what the wild west coast rivers have to offer! more...
    Franz Josef Glacier Guides gives you the opportunity to experience the most spectacular glacier environment available to the general public. We offer a range of glacier hiking tours and experiences that will get you up close to the ice like never before more...
    Glide effortlessly across Lake Mapourika's mirror-like water enjoying panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and glaciers more...
    Relaxing under nature’s leafy canopy at the Glacier Hot Pools is a wonderfully rejuvenating experience.The Glacier Hot Pools, features three main pools and three private hot pools along with massage and retail facilities more...
    Glacier Valley Eco Tours hold a Department of Conservation license to operate guided tours in the South Westland World Heritage area. We provide guests with quality, informative, friendly and relaxed eco-style tours more...
    Sit back and relax as owner & guide Swade transports you from land to lagoon and beyond into the rainforest waterways to see the birds, plants, trees and landscape that combine to make the Okarito more...
    Skydive Franz offers skydiving from 13,000 feet, 16,000 feet and 19,000 feet. That's 19,000 feet of New Zealand Awesomeness - nobody jumps higher more...
    Experience the beauty of New Zealand's Franz Josef Glacier country on horseback. This is horse riding in paradise with a stunning backdrop of mountain ranges and rainforest more...
    The Helicopter Line operates from both Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier townships with multiple flight options available from each location more...
    The West Coast Wildlife Centre is a unique and interactive experience that brings together nature, conservation and wildlife all under one roof! Our all-weather attraction is fun for all ages to explore and takes place against the stunning backdrop of the Franz Josef Glacier more...
  • Lake Tekapo

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    The flight of a lifetime, the “Grand Traverse” is a spectacular scenic flight that explores the Mount Cook and Westland National Parks and shows you the region like no other flight more...
    Join Mackenzie Alpine Horse Trekking by sharing the natural beauty in one of the most natural forms of transport available, in a saddle more...
    Scenic flights range from 20 to 60 minutes and take you over the spectacular alpine scenery of the Mount Cook region including Franz Josef glacier, Fox glacier and Lake Tekapo more...
    The ultimate day out, with something for everyone! more...
  • Omarama, Twizel

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    This unique environment is created by the Southern Alps of New Zealand with crystal clear air, extraordinary wave systems and fiesty thermals. Come visit, Omarama - the place of light - and enjoy it all with us! more...
    Here you can find your very own sanctuary tucked away in the tussocks with daytime views across a small lake to the mountain ranges or enjoy an evening sunset then lay back and breath in the magic star scape of the milky way laid out above you. more...
    Salmon fishing is a large part of what we are all about at Ladybird Hill Omarama. We have our own Salmon farm license which enables customers to enjoy the thrill of catching a feisty salmon then having it hot smoked within 30 minutes ready to eat more...
    The Wrinkly Rams is a cafe, gift shop & tourist attraction located in the high country town of Omarama, New Zealand more...

    Twizel

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    Our scheduled tours have a maximum of only 9 people per tour and, with only a short traveling time to the location, you get an informative, personal and fun tour experience more...
    Aviation Adventures offers a unique aviation experience! We operate the only two-passenger-seat open-cockpit biplane over New Zealand's most spectactular scenery - Mt Cook and the glaciers! more...
  • Te Anau, Manapouri

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    Sit back in the comfort of the custom designed, large screen cinema and prepare to be overwhelmed. Fiordland Cinema has daily exclusive screenings of Ata Whenua - Shadowland more...
    Southern Lakes Helicopters is a locally owned and operated company based in Te Anau, on the edge of the magnificent Fiordland National Park, offering an extensive range of commercial and charter helicopter services with some of New Zealand's most experienced pilots more...
    Come and ride with us at Westray Farm Horse Treks. We are located in the beautiful lakeside township of Te Anau nestled within the world renowned Fiordland World Heritage Park more...

    Manapouri

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    For a unique experience in Fiordland, forget about the crowds and cruise boats – be a little different and come join us on a small group guided day or overnight tour on the water in a sea kayak more...
  • Oban

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    Phillip Smith has been operating Kiwi Spotting tours on Stewart Island for over 20 years. Don't miss this unique opportunity to see the Stewart Island Brown Kiwi more...
    The Bunkhouse Theatre is a comfy 53 seat cinema and the home of A Local's Tail and other flicks. It's run by movie-makers Penny and Aussie Pete, and their dog Lola more...
    An enjoyable experience to be had by all, whether you want to go out for a half day, or charter the boat for a whole day, we guarantee that not only will you leave with a smile on your face, but fresh fish for dinner more...
    Rakiura Charters is a small, locally owned and operated company, offering premium tours and water taxi services aboard two custom built vessels, the charter boat Rakiura Suzy and the water taxi Henerata more...
    We offer "off the beaten track" wilderness adventures on Ulva Island and Stewart Island, in New Zealand's deep south, for discerning individuals in small groups more...
    One of the original bird watching companies on Stewart Island, Ulva's Guided Walks was established by Ulva Goodwillie in 2000, fulfilling a need for visitors to have a guide show them around Ulva Island Bird Sanctuary more...
  • Okiwi Bay, Appleby, Cable Bay, Richmond, Riwaka, Tapawera, Upper Moutere, Wakefield, Hope, Lower Moutere, Mapua, Motueka, Nelson

    Okiwi Bay

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    Okiwi Bay general store, fuel, boatwash, scuba fills more...

    Appleby

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    Our Glass Gallery features a constantly changing display of Höglund Glass Art. These masterpieces created in striking colours and designs using complex glass techniques such as Ariel, Graal, Incalmo and Sommerso, are sought after by glass collectors and connoisseurs worldwide more...

    Cable Bay

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    Where else can you experience guided ATV 4 wheel quad bike tours; ride the world's only Skywire flying fox; play Paintball; enjoy Horse trekking; horse riding along forest trails or ride in the amphibious Argo? more...

    Richmond

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    This beautifully, maintained 18 hole golf course just minutes from Nelson Airport and on the outskirts of Richmond, offers challenges for both the low and high handicap player more...
    The Sprig & Fern produces real craft beers and ciders at our brewery in Nelson, New Zealand. Every batch is hand brewed more...
    VORTEX is Nelson's power craze on wheels! Wind Karting at its best on a purpose built track located on the outskirts of Richmond more...

    Riwaka

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    Visitors and art collectors are welcome to visit Wood Pigeon Art Studio in person and see the art of John Wolter and where it is created more...

    Tapawera

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    Situated in the beautiful Baton Valley, we offer one to five day horse treks using quality horses on tracks less travelled, bordering Kahurangi National Park and 50 minutes from Abel Tasman National Park ........ We'd love to share this corner of the world with you! more...

    Upper Moutere

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    A New Zealand family owned boutique vineyard specialising in hand-made wines more...
    Great wines have a basis of fruit concentration, length and sense of place - characters which can be formed only in the vineyard. The team here at Neudorf believe their primary task is to grow grapes which express the site, to take the essence of that fruit and then preserve it as wine more...
    Orinoco Vineyards is located on top of Nelson's Moutere Hills. Our unique vineyard produces intensely flavoured grapes which are crafted into wines of terroir and individuality more...
    Nelson has New Zealand’s highest sunshine hours and this fact, coupled with our temperate maritime microclimate and the ancient glacial gravels of the Moutere Clays, all contribute to making this the beloved home of our 20,000 precious vines more...
    Welcome to Woollaston Estates where the art of winemaking is celebrated every day. One of New Zealand's most sophisticated winery developments, Woollaston Estates was officially opened in 2006 more...

    Wakefield

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    Totara Brewing is New Zealand's only Hop Farm Brewery. All beers are naturally brewed using Third Generation Hop Growers own Award Winnning Hops, we're bringing you a Taste of The Past!! more...

    Hope

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    Our wines are gaining great momentum and are now available throughout New Zealand, at selected fine wine shops and wine retailers. Our point of difference is that we do not supply supermarkets keeping our brand premium and sought after more...

    Lower Moutere

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    We can provide private bus charter tours for any occasion, including tours to local attractions in the Motueka, Tasman and Nelson areas more...
    Picture this: trickling stream, evergreen trees, goldfish pond, and stunning cactus garden. Riverside Café/Restaurant has a relaxing and inspirational garden setting more...

    Mapua

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    Laughing Fish Studio sells Shona McLean's paintings and her quirky, colourful ceramics, which have gone all over the world more...
    Water front relaxation and deliciousness! The Apple Shed at Mapua is perfect for a coffee stop and why not treat yourself to something exceptional from the menu? more...
    The Mapua Ferry is a vital link in Tasman's Great Taste Trail taking riders from Rabbit Island to Mapua wharf and back again more...

    Motueka

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    We have purpose-built catamaran water taxis, with easy walk on-off access for all age groups and our experienced and knowledgeable team will ensure you get the best out of your time in this part of New Zealand more...
    We are putting all our energy and passion into growing the perfect grape, ultimately resulting in uniquely styled wines with a subtle European influence, which truly reflects the terroir which is unique to our vineyard more...
    Amaze yourself with a tandem skydive over paradise. Feel the freedom of flying over turquoise oceans, snow-capped mountains-some of the most beautiful scenery on earth right at the centre of New Zealand more...
    The Dream Maker based at one of the most picturesque locations in New Zealand, The Abel Tasman National Park specialises in Weddings and other special events such as anniversaries, parties, birthdays and other celebrations in special and unique locations more...
    We're just the right size! Big enough to give you the best choices in Abel Tasman National Park; small enough to show you real New Zealand hospitality more...

    Nelson

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    Biking Nelson has over 20 years combined experience in all of the disciplines that make up this sport. We cater for all ages, skills and abilities. From nice cruisey beginners trails to more advanced tracks in Nelson more...
    Harbour Light Bistro is a locally owned Nelson restaurant based on Wakefield Quay, one of Nelsons beautiful waterfronts. Harbour Light offers a selection of locally and internationally inspired dishes more...
    The heart and soul of kitesurfing in the Nelson Region and Nelson’s only specialist Watersports Retailer more...
    Nelson Links is a superbly crafted links golf course that blends seamlessly into the natural coastal terrain. To play Nelson Links is a unique experience in New Zealand. One of only seven courses across the country that offer a True Links Experience more...
    Since 1842 the museum has acted as guardian and the gateway through which the wider community can access their regional history. The special exhibitions gallery also regularly hosts a number of curated or travelling exhibitions more...
    A place where you can come to learn to take better care of your body, mind and spirit more...
    RED Art Gallery & Café is a gorgeous art gallery, design store and café in Nelson, New Zealand. We are a unique & quirky gallery which stocks beautiful artworks, fabulous design products from around the world & delicious food & coffee more...
    At Road Abode we offer a personal and attentive service to make sure you have a fantastic campervan holiday and we offer discounts on the hire of a Campervan or Motorhome for long hires more...
    Sounds Air is a locally owned and operated airline based at Picton Airport, in the heart of Marlborough, New Zealand. Sounds Air links the North and South Islands between Wellington, Picton, Blenheim and Nelson more...
    Set in a renovated bungalow in a graceful old part of Nelson, the Sprig and Fern Tavern on Milton Street provides a cosy, relaxing and intimate atmosphere, enjoyed by the locals and visitors alike more...
    Cycling trips for lovers of food, art & beautiful Nelson Tasman landscapes more...
    Our unique establishment is an 'Olde Worlde' English Country Pub & Hotel situated on Nelson's Monaco Peninsula. Come and join us, relax, put your feet up and enjoy the true Honest Lawyer experience more...
    The Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi o Whakatu is the public art gallery for the Nelson region more...
    Ubike is Nelsons Exceptional Cycle Hire operation. At Ubike we hire out bikes. That’s all we do. From half day to multi day hires we’ve got it covered more...
    An iconic ‘must see’ Nelson NZ visitor attraction that celebrates two distinctly different passions. A world class collection of classic cars can be viewed alongside incredible wearable works of art from all around the globe more...
    Catering up to a maximum of 28 day guests and 6-8 overnight guests, Yonder Star should be your floating venue of choice for a night of luxury accommodation, a special occasion, or an overnight or week-long charter more...
  • Arundel, Peel Forest, Geraldine

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    CANYONING! The new must do adventure activity in New Zealand. Our canyons are down hill action adventure – we drive you to the top. Jump, slide, abseil/rappel, zip, flip and enjoy natures water fun park! more...

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    At Hidden Valleys, we take you off the beaten track to explore and discover rivers and mountains you never thought existed more...
    This is your opportunity to experience life before the car and enter a relaxed age, trekking through some of the most gorgeous countryside in South Canterbury more...

    Geraldine

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    Made in NZ and still on a corner of the original family farm, Barker's of Geraldine has a wonderful Kiwi heritage and a sensational range of products more...
    All our chocolates are made with Barry Callebaut Belgian chocolate. Everything is done by hand - right down to the tempering of the chocolate. Our ingredients are mainly sourced locally, contain no additional sugar and have no added preservatives more...
    Geraldine Observatory is owned and operated by Peter and Wyn Aldous. Peters Observatory is fully equipped, the Celestron C14 telescope is set up roboticly and used for Supernova hunting (exploding stars) more...
    The Orchard Café has a tantalising selection of food including all-day breakfasts, full meals, kid’s menu and cabinet food and great coffee with ever-changing specials. Many of the cakes, biscuits and slices are made on-site more...
    On display are over 1400 exhibits. These include 101 tractors from 1912 onwards, including the oldest working tractor in New Zealand and thirty vintage cars from 1905 more...
    Talbot Forest Cheese is totally committed to quality and flavour. We make cheese the way it used to taste more...
    Enjoy a very different shopping experience at the Cottage Pantry & Gallery in central Geraldine village. A vast selection of preservative and additive free products, an art gallery and selection of high quality crafts. more...
    Welcome to The Running Duck, Geraldine where you will find great burgers, great coffee, great shakes and some sweet kiwi favorites... you can't go past cheerios & sauce or potato chip & dip more...
  • Athol

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    Fly fishing, fly casting, fly tying and fly design is the driving force behind Stu's visions and goals in life. Stu’s unique saltwater, warm water, freshwater, world famous fishing flies are available online or from Stu's small boutique shop, Stu’s Superior Flies in Athol more...
  • Onekaka, Bainham, Puponga, Collingwood, Takaka, Kaiteriteri, Ligar Bay, Marahau

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    We produce all our own beers, ales, ciders and house wines in a small brewery located adjacent to the Mussel Inn. No need to get dressed up more...

    Bainham

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    With some quiet jazz playing in the background, great coffee, tea and sweet treats; you’ve found the perfect place for a trip down memory lane more...

    Puponga

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    New Zealand's most scenic horse riding experience! more...

    Collingwood

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    Our most popular tour is our Farewell Spit Eco tour which departs from Collingwood and visits Cape Farewell, the South Island’s most northern point and includes our lighthouse tour more...
    Collingwood is the home of Rosie Glow Chocolates, quite possibly one of the best chocolates in the world! Try them, we are sure you'll agree more...
    The Naked Possum is an “eco tourism” gem situated at the edge of the Kahurangi forest in Golden Bay. Nestled in idyllic bush surrounds at the base of the Whakamarama mountain range we overlook the Kaituna River and the entrance to the beautiful Kaituna Walking Track more...

    Takaka

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    Kahurangi Guided Walks provides a quality guided tramping or trekking experience for those who really want to enjoy New Zealand's great walks. Be inspired, educated and awestruck when you trek with us more...

    Kaiteriteri

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    Scenic sailing in New Zealands most spectacular waters more...
    We are a busy cafe / restaurant located right on the Kaiteriteri beachfront with easy access to the camping ground, Store and the Abel Tasman Sea Shuttle departure points more...

    Ligar Bay

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    Johanna is a New Zealand artist whose colourful paintings are now part of many New Zealanders lives more...

    Marahau

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    Abel Tasman Kayaks offers a diverse portfolio of guided half day, full day and multi-day kayak trips, showing you the best of the Abel Tasman. For adventurers seeking independence and flexibility Abel Tasman Kayaks Freedom Rentals offer you the option to do it your way more...
  • Beaumont

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    Beaumont Jet is a commercial Jetboat Adventure Tour & River Taxi Service operating between Alexandra & Tuapeka Mouth Ferry, stretching over 100 kilometers of the mighty Clutha River based at Beaumont bordering the Clutha & Central Otago Districts more...
  • Clarence, Kekerengu

    Clarence

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    Clarence River Rafting specialises in multi-day wilderness journeys on the Clarence / Waiau Toa River. This active holiday showcases New Zealand’s superb alpine scenery unique to this remote valley more...

    Kekerengu

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    Whether you are on a road trip, enjoying a leisurely Sunday or celebrating with friends, our goal is to provide you with breathtaking views, fresh local seafood and a warm kiwi welcome. Its a pretty special spot more...
  • Orepuki, Otautau, Clifden, Riverton, Tuatapere

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    We offer personalised beach, farm and bush rides. Speed and length to suit your riding ability and time budget more...

    Otautau

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    An unforgettable high country experience on a family owned and managed New Zealand sheep station (aka ranch) more...
    Our trips include a jet boat ride across Lake Hauroko and jet boating down the Wairaurahiri River, New Zealand's most exciting Grade 3 whitewater rapids! more...

    Clifden

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    We will take you on a trip of a life time. 94 Kms of jet boating into the heart of Fiordland National Park and back; travel across Lake Hauroko and down to the rugged southern coast via the wild Wairaurahiri River more...

    Riverton

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    Every day our staff and I are told how much they love Mrs Clark’s Café and that is the true reward for working so very hard! more...
    Te Hikoi Southern Journey, is the South's ultimate heritage attraction, just 25 minutes from Invercargill on the Southern Scenic Route. An experience not to be missed more...

    Tuatapere

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    The Tuatapere Hump Ridge Track is a 3 day loop walk that takes hikers along the south coast of New Zealand, up to the sub-alpine zone of the Hump Ridge, and over historic viaducts in the heart of native forest more...
  • Haast

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    Haast River Safari operates river jet boat rides in the South Westland World Heritage area. Learn from our local & highly experienced jet boat driver/guides about the physical attributes of this remarkable glacial valley, where temperate rainforest thrives more...
    Discover the world’s first and only sea to mountain eco-jet boat adventure exploring Te Wahipounamu. The South-West New Zealand world heritage area more...
  • Owaka, Kaka Point

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    Find your piece of The Catlins here! No matter how big or how small, Aunty's Attic has something for everyone with gifts, antiques and treasures at affordable prices more...
    You can enjoy a personalized service, riding in small groups with the opportunity to ride among farm animals, through our native forest full of bird life and along pristine sandy beaches to play in the surf or view the sea lions more...
    So what's in here? Things that tell a story or ten + something that enlivens the past + that may not be seen again + that tells you just what you need to know + that gives you a better understanding + that answers your questions about The Catlins more...

    Kaka Point

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    The Nugget View/Kaka Point twilight tours encompass Kaka Point and Nugget Point and include a visit to the penguin colony at Roaring Bay and the Nugget Point Lighthouse more...
  • Makarora

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    Scenic Flight... Bush and Valley Walk... Jetboat Safari. Four hours of unique New Zealand Wilderness Adventure in Mount Aspiring World Heritage National Park. The original since 1975 and still the best! more...
  • Middlemarch

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    The Otago Central Rail Trail is 150km of cycling fun, spectacular scenery and rich New Zealand history. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, a family holiday or a fun and rewarding trip among friends, Cycle Surgery can cater for your every need more...
    At Luxury Rail Trail Tours we focus exclusively on comfort. Creating and delivering the perfect cycle holiday for small and large groups more...
    We strive for excellence in delivering our customers responsive and quality Rail Tail planning, booking and organising services more...
    We specialise in 'Rail Trail Bike hire' and "Preparation and booking of travel' on the Otago Central Rail Trail along with helpful advice so you can make the most of your time on the Rail Trail more...
  • Moeraki

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    Fleurs Place a restaurant, cafe and bar right on the waterfront at the old jetty. Our specialty is fresh fish straight from Moeraki Bay fishing boats more...
    Come aboard the 40 foot fishing vessel "Aari" with Callum and his crew for a great day fishing and sightseeing around the coast of Moeraki. Moeraki offers great fishing, beautiful scenery and wildlife including albatross, seals, dolphins and more more...
  • Staveley

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    The Station Farm Shop provides a range of beautiful fresh meat, dairy products, honey all sourced from Mt Somers Station as well as traditional preserves and other premium local food products more...
    Established in 1876, the Staveley Store is nestled under the Mid-Canterbury foothills in the heart of one of New Zealand’s friendly tight-knit rural communities, serving delicious home-baked goods and light lunches more...
  • Omakau, Ophir, Oturehua, Ranfurly, Saint Bathans, Waipiata, Wedderburn, Naseby

    Omakau

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    We specialise in 'Rail Trail Bike hire' and "Preparation and booking of travel' on the Otago Central Rail Trail along with helpful advice so you can make the most of your time on the Rail Trail more...

    Ophir

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    This Central Otago restaurant and cafe is open from early August to early June, featuring an inventive menu with regionally inspired cuisine, home-made baking, Allpress coffee and Stir-Tea teas more...

    Oturehua

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    This historic building in the centre of Oturehua town is one of the best known stores in Central Otago. Built in 1899 this store is a rare delight for any nostalgia enthusiast, successfully merging the old and the new more...
    Hayes Engineering Works and Homestead is a heritage site consisting of a fascinating 1900s engineering factory, farm buildings and a quirky 1920s house and garden. This property was home to the remarkable and hard-working Ernest and Hannah Hayes more...
    The historic Oturehua Railway Hotel a Coaching Inn built in the late 1800′s situated in the picturesque Ida Valley is the home of the curling Bonspiel and the famous winter Brass Monkey motorcycle rally more...

    Ranfurly

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    With Maniototo 4wd Safaris you can experience the spectacular scenery and ‘big skies’ of the rugged tussock lands of our high country as well as visiting many picturesque and historical places and goldfields on the Maniototo plain more...
    Off The Rails offers carefree cycling holidays on the Otago Central Rail Trail. With us as your support crew, this eco-friendly New Zealand bicycle tour is a fun and achievable adventure for the whole family more...
    It's always great to get off the 'beaten track' so, as you plan your Otago Central Rail Trail adventure, why not plan to explore the surrounding hinterlands with the locals? more...
    Experience fly fishing that is equal to the best New Zealand has to offer and the pinnacle of trout fishing in the South Island of New Zealand more...
    We will transport you to the beautiful Naseby area & experience the thrill of a ride with a sled dog team (with or without snow) and see these majestic animals at work more...
    A transformed Maniototo Dental Centre in Ranfurly is now a gift gallery offering a unique Maniototo shopping experience (and coffee) more...

    Saint Bathans

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    The Vulcan Hotel, built in 1882, is a fine example of mud-brick construction. It's a great place to share tall stories over an ale or two, and offers meals and a small amount of comfortable accommodation more...

    Waipiata

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    The recently refurbished Hotel offers genuine country hospitality and is the only fully serviced and Licensed premises in Waipiata. Warm cosy fires in winter an Alfresco deck for Summer and stunning views make the hotel the perfect place to stay more...

    Wedderburn

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    We offer southern hospitality, complemented by genuine country style menu and award-winning Central Otago wines. We also offer the best coffee on the Trail according to feedback more...