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Christchurch

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Christchurch Tramway

The Christchurch Tram offers a unique experience combining history and sightseeing. The beautifully restored heritage trams are one of the city’s best loved attractions.  The all-day hop-on hop-off tickets allow you to visit the central city sights at your leisure and the friendly and knowledgeable drivers will keep you updated about ...

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Quake City

Earthquakes are a fact of life in New Zealand. But what is it like to live through one? Developed by the team at Canterbury Museum, Quake City takes you on a journey through personal stories of the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes, helps you understand the science behind these events and looks forward ...

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International Antarctic Centre

Feel transported from Christchurch to Antarctica in this incredible world of ice, ambition and endeavour. Learn about the International Antarctic Programme and life in Antarctica. Jump in the storm room and experience -18°Celsius wind chill, or buckle up and hold on aboard the Hägglund, an amazing all-terrain amphibious Antarctic vehicle ...

West Coast

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Haast River Safari

We offer visitors an amazing journey and rare opportunity to experience the untouched natural beauty of Te Wahipounamu - South West World Heritage Area of New Zealand, while travelling in one of our unique custom designed fully enclosed Jet boats. We ensure all passengers remain warm, dry and comfortable for ...

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Twin Glacier Helicopter Flight

From Fox or Franz Josef Village, fly over both the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers, soaring first over the townships and then following the ice flow high up into the upper reaches. Land in the snow at the head of one of the glaciers and survey the path the glacier ...

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Neve Discoverer Helicopter Flight

Are you ready for an adventure? Part of the mystique of the Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers is that they are constantly moving. On this flight which glacier we land on and where is dictated by daily movement of the ice formations and the weather patterns that these vast areas ...

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Mountain Scenic Spectacular Helicopter Flight

Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers are two of New Zealand’s largest glaciers. From above you can view and appreciate the incredible natural phenomenon, towering ice formations and vast size of the glaciers. Top it off with a snow landing and standing on the ancient ice of the glaciers. You’ll also ...

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Fox Glacier and Mt Cook Scenic Helicopter Flight

Fox Glacier, fed by four alpine glaciers and at 13km, the longest of the West Coast glaciers. You’ll land on a snowfield surrounded by the glacial formations at the top of the glacier. The return takes you past our highest peak, Aoraki / Mt Cook, ‘the cloud piercer’ before returning ...

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Westland Greenstone Ltd

Established in 1962, Westland Greenstone is one of the leading pounamu/jade carving and manufacturing companies in New Zealand. Proudly NZ owned and operated, we employ skilled carvers to produce a wide range of jewellery, sculptures and accessories. Grand Pacific Tours travellers can visit the factory and browse the store for ...

Queenstown

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KJet

Take an insane 60 minute high speed Jet boat ride thundering across three waterways travelling at speeds of up to 95kph. Blast across Lake Wakatipu and down the world-famous Kawarau and Shotover Rivers with 45km of unforgettable thrills, 360-degree spins and adrenaline in one of the world’s most stunning locations. 

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Unforgettable Skippers Canyon

You are picked up from your hotel in a comfortable minibus bound for Skippers Canyon. You visit this secluded area in small groups of 9 passengers. Your local guide provides a commentary and serves some refreshments with cheese. Plenty of photo stops and short walks make this sightseeing experience truly ...

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Kiwi Birdlife Park

It’s just not New Zealand without kiwi! Enjoy the sight and sounds of New Zealand’s wildlife and bush in our 5 acre breeding sanctuary in the heart of beautiful Queenstown. Come face to face with real kiwi and over twenty other kinds of endangered native birds and reptile, including NZ’s ...

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The Grand Circle Helicopter Flight

Queenstown’s beauty comes from the diverse landscapes of the Wakatipu Basin. Fly past the canyons of the Shotover River, the ski slopes of Coronet Peak, and rural retreats and villages that Queenstowners call home. Land high above Queenstown on a craggy mountain precipice and take in the striking views.

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Southern Glacier Experience Helicopter Flight

From our base venture to the Southern Alps the spiny mountain range that divides the South Island. Witness firsthand Mount Aspiring, vast untouched tracts of native forest and ancient glacial icefalls before landing amongst the snow-capped peaks of the Mount Aspiring National Park.

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Skyline Queenstown

The famous Skyline complex is perched high above the town on Bob’s Peak. Exclusively accessed by scenic Gondola rising 450 vertical meters, Skyline Queenstown is a 'must-do' attraction in Queenstown, New Zealand. Grab something light and tasty from the Market Kitchen café, or a cold drink from the bar where ...

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Shotover Jet

The only Jet Boat Ride in the spectacular Shotover River Canyons. Shotover Jet operates on an exclusive area of the Shotover River and is the only company permitted to operate within its spectacular canyons, carved out over the ages by a vast volume of fast flowing water. The very grandeur ...

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Dart River Wilderness Jet

Dart Wilderness Jet takes you on a spectacular journey deep into the heart of the world-renowned Mount Aspiring National Park. You’ll experience a unique combination of breath-taking scenery and an exhilarating ride as we follow the braided, glacier-fed rivers by jet boat. Your guides give you their authentic touch, talking ...

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Classic Wine Tour - Appellation Wine Tours

Central Otago has become one of the world’s premier cool-climate wine regions attracting international praise. Spend the afternoon visiting three premium vineyards in what’s known as the “Valley of the Vines” Gibbston wine region. This tour includes a guided tour through New Zealand’s largest underground wine cave and a lovely ...

Te Anau

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Fiordland Cinema

“Ata Whenua - Shadowland”, a breathtaking film that will take you on an unforgettable journey through one of the most awe-inspiring landscapes on earth. Fiordland Cinema was specially constructed to screen this film. Enjoy breathtaking scenery in a theatre experience to remember.

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Te Anau Glowworm Caves

Cruise to the western shores of Lake Te Anau before disembarking at Cavern House ready for this underground experience. In small groups, venture into the cave with Nature Guides who will share their knowledge of the cave and its history. Experience a mysterious underground world of waterfalls and incredible rock ...

Milford Sound

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One way flight from Milford to Te Anau

After your cruise of Milford Sound, take the opportunity to appreciate the true grandeur of Fiordland and revel in the majesty of Milford Sound from the air with a scenic flight back to Te Anau. Discover deep ice carved valleys, steep waterfalls, crystal clear hidden alpine lakes that are not ...

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Milford fly back to Queenstown

If you are already in Milford Sound, you can join the return flight to Queenstown. The scenic flight takes in magnificent views of the mountains, glaciers, lakes and forests of Fiordland National Park.

Dunedin

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Awesome Tours NZ Eco Wildlife Tour

The remote beaches at Natures Wonders are a breeding ground for remarkable wildlife. Travel across farmland to wildlife viewing areas where you will see penguins, seals and cormorants in their natural habitat. Keep an eye skyward and you might catch a glimpse of the majestic Royal Albatross - the bird ...

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Olveston Historic Home

Set in a 1-acre ‘garden of national significance’, NZ’s finest historic mansion ‘Olveston’ was built in 1906. Home of businessman and philanthropist David Theomin, a collector of artworks and antiques from all around the world. Today, the house is still breathtakingly furnished with all the original contents; a visit reveals ...

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Speight's Brewery

See over 141 years of brewing history as our guides take you through our interactive brewery tour. Focus on the history of this Dunedin icon, by exploring the brewery from top to bottom. Learn about all of the ingredients that go into our award-winning brews and hear about our state ...

Mt Cook

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Mount Cook and the Glaciers Helicopter Flight

Fly to where only the very few would consider climbing and where we get our wilderness fix every day. First fly over Tasman Glacier Lake before following the path of the Tasman Glacier, New Zealand’s longest. Land in snow with Aoraki / Mount Cook before you. Next traverse the rugged Southern ...

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Alpine Explorer Helicopter Flight

Aoraki / Mount Cook was named the cloud piercer by Maori. You’ll see for yourself on this flight over the Ben Ohau Mountain Range and peaks of the Southern Alps that surround this storied mountain. Your helicopter will manoeuver you to an alpine vantage point where it’s safe for a ...

Lake Tekapo

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'Grand Traverse' of Mount Cook and the Glaciers

This magnificent 200km flight encompasses two World Heritage National Parks featuring stunning views of New Zealand’s highest mountains Aoraki / Mount Cook, Mount Tasman and the dramatic Tasman, Murchison, Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers. From your ‘guaranteed window seat’ also enjoy views of stunning blue glacial lakes, ancient glacial deposits, ...

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