Activities and Attractions / Taupo

Crafty TROUT Brewerylink

Casey Brunsdon
+64 7 929 8570
+64 21 311984
Groups and Free Independent Travelers

Crafty TROUT Brewery is the world first app-based micro brewery & part of the award winning Smartbrew family with 30 breweries around the globe.
Our Brewery Tour is a personalized all weather option aimed at both educating and entertaining, taking you on a journey through all things related to Craft Beer & the brewing process. Everything is tactile and during the tour you will be seeing, touching, smelling & tasting.
Included in the tour is a 4-beer tasting rack in our Austrian inspired bar above the brewery as well as some tasters from what is in-process during the brewery tour. 14 options on tap to chose from with a majority being Gluten Free.

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Activities and Attractions / Tairāwhiti Gisborne

Cycle Gisbornelink

Katrina Duncan
+64 6 927 7021
+64 27 203 4387
Groups and Free Independent Travelers
Mandarin, Japanese, Other

Discover spectacular scenery, breathe in fresh air and fall in love with the changing landscapes – all on a bike! Check out the unique vibe of the easternmost city in the world with a guided or a self-guided tour from Cycle Gisborne, or just hire a bike for a few hours and visit our beautiful beaches. Or go further afield and be set free on the Motu Trails.

Activities and Attractions / Hamilton & Waikato

Franklin - a region for Tourism link

The Franklin Tourism Group
+64 22 091 5165
+64 22 091 5165
Groups and Free Independent Travelers
Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese, German, French, Spanish, Other
Adventure Activity registered

Discover one of the North Island’s unique and relatively unexplored destinations, in and around the Mighty Waikato.
With its lush fertile farmland, quiet rustic rural towns, rugged western coastline of Port Waikato to Awhitu (Manukau Heads), the scenic seabird coastline of the Manukau and Firth of Thames, plus our rich history and culture, Franklin has so much to offer domestic and international travellers.

Situated close to the junctions of State Highway 1 and 2, 45 min from Auckland International Airport, this area provides the perfect place to start or finish your New Zealand journey. Franklin particularly appeals to the young to mature traveller, who seeks adventure, away from the crowds.

Accommodation / Hawke's Bay

Cottages On St Andrews & Lodge On St Georgeslink

Di Ross
+64 6 877 1644
+64 21 894 390
Groups and Free Independent Travelers
Boutique and Lodge
6 Cottages & 1 Lodge
48

So much more than a motel and just 1km from Havelock North Village. The 6 private cottages set on 5 acres with petting animals adorning the paddocks can accommodate up to 28 guest. There is a 3 bedroom Cottage, four 2 bedroom Cottages and a Studio Unit. The 15m heated swimming pool is a hit with your and not so young and there is an adventure playground for the children. It's ideal for friends and family wanting to spend time together but who want their own space and privacy. The stunning 8 bedroom Lodge set on a 5 acre working orchard can accommodate up to 20 guests. The large central living area is complimented by magnificent grounds and an all weather tennis court.

Activities and Attractions / Rotorua

New Zealand River Jetlink

Shannen Fisher
+64 7 333 7 111
Groups and Free Independent Travelers

At New Zealand River Jet we specialise in the extra ordinary Jet Boating experience. With tours ranging from 1 hour to 5.5 hours, we offer our clients the opportunity to experience a true, kiwi, iconic adventure. Take in the wonders of Orakei Korako, rated as one of the world's top 5 Geothermal Parks or conquer The Squeeze, one of NZ's highest rated Jet boat Excursions. All tours include guided stopovers, incredible destinations and a 30 min thrill ride. 5 Star Trip Advisor Activity.

Accommodation / Taupo

Suncourt Hotel & Conference Centrelink

Chloe VanderSlik or Nadia Graham
+6473788265
Groups and Free Independent Travelers
Hotel

Suncourt Hotel, with our fabulous onsite restaurant Lake Bistro offers magnificent Lake and Mountain views and is only a short stroll away from Taupō’s buzzing town centre and the beautiful lakefront. This recently refurbished Qualmark 4 star rated property offers 24 hour reception, swimming pool and a hot soak pool. 40 of our 52 accommodation rooms capturing the magnificent lake and mountain views, free WiFi and Sky Guest Select are available in every room. The Hotel has a variety of room types to suit your needs, whether you are planning a family trip or a romantic mini break. Taupo is home to some of New Zealand’s best scenery, activities and experiences.

Activities and Attractions / Rotorua

Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderlandlink

Mericia Waqanimaravu
+64 7 366 6333
+64 21 362 051
Groups and Free Independent Travelers
Mandarin, Cantonese, Japanese, German, French, Spanish, Other

"One of the 20 Most Surreal Places in the World" Trip Advisor THOUSANDS OF YEARS IN THE MAKING, explore spectacular nature at New Zealand's most colourful natural volcanic area. Walk at your own pace - view the unique Champagne Pool, Sinter Terrace formations, Steaming Ground, Bubbling Mud, Expansive Vistas, Huge Volcanic Craters. The Lady Knox Geyser erupts daily at 10.15am. Excellent facilities at modern Visitor Centre. We are a cashless site, accepting all major credit and EFTPOS cards.

Activities and Attractions / Bay of Plenty

Katoa Lake Rotorualink

Katoa Lake Rotorua is the only company offering Jet Boating and Parasailing on Lake Rotorua alongside exclusive access to the majestic Mokoia Island by Jet Boat or the comfort of a purpose built Water Taxi.

Activities and Attractions / Rotorua

Lakeview Golf and Country Clublink

Sue Falconer
+64 7 357 2341
+64 27 201 0940
Groups and Free Independent Travelers

Lakeview Golf and Country Club is an 18 hole par 72 golf course with spectacular views of Lake Rotorua and the surrounding countryside. Lakeview has undulating fairways and challenging greens set in a beautiful natural environment. Native birdsong can be heard amongst the peace and tranquility. Every hole is different and poses a fair challenge to golfers of all abilities. There is a golf shop for all your golfing needs with clubs and electric carts available for hire. We welcome all visitors and look forward to meeting you and discussing some playing tips!

Regional Icons / Tairāwhiti Gisborne

Tairāwhiti Gisborne Winerieslink

Sam Cameron
+64 6 867 2000
+64 27 726 2266
Groups and Free Independent Travelers

Tairāwhiti Gisborne is home to a mix of large producers, boutique wineries, and entrepreneurial growers, who are continuously exploring new varieties and vineyard sites.
Chardonnay is the dominant variety and enjoys great success, with the region known around the country and world as the Chardonnay Capital of New Zealand. The Viognier, Gewürztraminer and Chenin Blanc are world-class too.
The mix of high sunshine, verdant landscapes, fascinating history and the exciting range of wine styles makes Tairāwhiti Gisborne a beguiling wine destination.
The region is home to The First Light Wine and Food Festival and the Chardonnay Affair, attended by wine lovers from all over the country and the globe.