Introduction

Find businesses who can help you enjoy kayaking and canoeing in areas that DOC manages.

Northland region

NZ Sea Kayak Adventures

Multi-day coastal kayak tours along the Northland coast staying at specified campgrounds and huts on public conservation land and overnight kayak storage and guiding at these facilities. Other sites allow guiding and kayak storage under one hour.

www.nzkayaktours.com

Places:  Duke's Nose (Kaiaraara Rocks) Track; Mimiwhangata Coastal Park; Motukawanui Island Scenic Reserve; Moturua Island Scenic Reserve; Moturua Island Track; Urupukapuka Island Recreation Reserve; Wairakau Stream Track

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Facilities

Active Adventures

Guided, small group hiking tours travelling between national parks for overnight and 2-night hikes. Trip may also include soaking in hotpools, mountain biking, kayaking and caving.

https://activeadventures.com/

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Aoraki/Mount Cook village tramping tracks; Arrowtown area; Arrowtown Chinese Settlement; Arthur's Pass National Park; Cape Foulwind Walkway; Cape Reinga/Te Rerenga Wairua; Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat conservation areas; Fiordland National Park; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere; Hāwea Conservation Park; Kahurangi National Park; Karangahake Gorge; Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway; Karangahake Windows Walk; Kepler Track; Kepler Track; Kepler Track: Carpark to Dock Bay and Brod Bay; Kepler Track: Carpark to Luxmore Hut; Kepler Track: Carpark to Rainbow Reach; Kepler Track: Rainbow Reach to Shallow Bay or Moturau Hut; Kopuwai Conservation Area; Lake Tarawera Scenic Reserve; Makarora area; Matukituki Valley area; Maunga Kākaramea, Waiotapu and Te Kopia Scenic Reserves; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Aspiring National Park east of the Divide hunting; Mount Iron Track; Nelson Lakes National Park; Oteake Conservation Park; Paparoa National Park; Queen Charlotte Track; Queen Charlotte Track: Guided walks; Queenstown area; Te Paki Recreation Reserve; Tongariro Forest Conservation Area; Tongariro National Park; Waipoua Forest; Westland Tai Poutini National Park; Westport area

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Auckland region

Auckland Sea Kayaks

Independent rentals and guided kayaking tours including overnight camping in and around the Hauraki Gulf.

www.aucklandseakayaks.co.nz

Places:  Great Barrier Island/Aotea; Kawau Island Historic Reserve; Motuihe Island; Motuora Island; Motutapu Island ; Motutapu Island longer walks; Motutapu Island shorter walks; Motutapu Walkway; Rangitoto Island; Rangitoto Island longer walks; Rangitoto Island shorter walks; Rangitoto Summit Track; Stony Batter Historic Reserve walks; Tiritiri Matangi Island

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Equipment rental; Guided activities and tours

Fergs Kayaks

Guided walk on Rangitoto Island as part of kayaking tour.

www.fergskayaks.co.nz

Places:  Rangitoto Island; Rangitoto Island longer walks; Rangitoto Island shorter walks; Rangitoto Summit Track

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

ANZ Nature Tours

Tour packages and tailor-made travels for individual travellers and groups within New Zealand. Self-drive and special interest tours for travel agents as well as independent travellers.

www.anznaturetours.com

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Coromandel region

ANZ Nature Tours

Tour packages and tailor-made travels for individual travellers and groups within New Zealand. Self-drive and special interest tours for travel agents as well as independent travellers.

www.anznaturetours.com

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Cathedral Cove Kayaks

Half and full day guided kayaking tours to Cathedral Cove, Waikawau Bay, Stony Bay, Fletcher Bay, Fantail Bay Recreation Reserves and Horseshoe Bay Scenic Reserve, Coromandel Peninsula.

www.seakayaktours.co.nz

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Flying Kiwi Wilderness Expeditions

Guided activities as part of adventure tours in the North and South Islands.

www.flyingkiwi.com

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Fiordland National Park; Fox Glacier area; Lake Rerewhakaaitu Recreation Reserve; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Paparoa National Park; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve; Southern Paparoa Range; Tongariro National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Skiing and ski touring

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Waikato region

Active Adventures

Guided, small group hiking tours travelling between national parks for overnight and 2-night hikes. Trip may also include soaking in hotpools, mountain biking, kayaking and caving.

https://activeadventures.com/

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Aoraki/Mount Cook village tramping tracks; Arrowtown area; Arrowtown Chinese Settlement; Arthur's Pass National Park; Cape Foulwind Walkway; Cape Reinga/Te Rerenga Wairua; Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat conservation areas; Fiordland National Park; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere; Hāwea Conservation Park; Kahurangi National Park; Karangahake Gorge; Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway; Karangahake Windows Walk; Kepler Track; Kepler Track; Kepler Track: Carpark to Dock Bay and Brod Bay; Kepler Track: Carpark to Luxmore Hut; Kepler Track: Carpark to Rainbow Reach; Kepler Track: Rainbow Reach to Shallow Bay or Moturau Hut; Kopuwai Conservation Area; Lake Tarawera Scenic Reserve; Makarora area; Matukituki Valley area; Maunga Kākaramea, Waiotapu and Te Kopia Scenic Reserves; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Aspiring National Park east of the Divide hunting; Mount Iron Track; Nelson Lakes National Park; Oteake Conservation Park; Paparoa National Park; Queen Charlotte Track; Queen Charlotte Track: Guided walks; Queenstown area; Te Paki Recreation Reserve; Tongariro Forest Conservation Area; Tongariro National Park; Waipoua Forest; Westland Tai Poutini National Park; Westport area

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

ANZ Nature Tours

Tour packages and tailor-made travels for individual travellers and groups within New Zealand. Self-drive and special interest tours for travel agents as well as independent travellers.

www.anznaturetours.com

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Bay of Plenty region

Multi-Day Adventures New Zealand

Guided walking, sea kayaking, mountain biking and rafting trips in the North Island.

www.multidayadventures.co.nz

Places:  Lake Tarawera Scenic Reserve; Raukumara Conservation Park; Te Urewera; Tongariro Forest Conservation Area; Tongariro National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Rafting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Hiking New Zealand

Hikes, tours and adventures to suit all people and fitness levels.

www.hikingnewzealand.com

Places:  Ahuriri Conservation Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Arthur's Pass National Park; Banks Peninsula area; Cave Stream Scenic Reserve; Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park tramping tracks; Kura Tāwhiti Conservation Area; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Mueller Hut Route; Oxford Forest Conservation Area; Ruataniwha Conservation Park; St James Conservation Area; St James Walkway; Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tāne Conservation Park

Activities:  Boating; Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Rafting; Skiing and ski touring; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

ANZ Nature Tours

Tour packages and tailor-made travels for individual travellers and groups within New Zealand. Self-drive and special interest tours for travel agents as well as independent travellers.

www.anznaturetours.com

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Paddle Board Rotorua

Guided tours for paddleboard and kayak tours around lake edge of Lake Okareka.

https://www.rotoruajetboardtours.co.nz/

Places:  Lake Ōkāreka Scenic Reserve

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Active Adventures

Guided, small group hiking tours travelling between national parks for overnight and 2-night hikes. Trip may also include soaking in hotpools, mountain biking, kayaking and caving.

https://activeadventures.com/

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Aoraki/Mount Cook village tramping tracks; Arrowtown area; Arrowtown Chinese Settlement; Arthur's Pass National Park; Cape Foulwind Walkway; Cape Reinga/Te Rerenga Wairua; Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat conservation areas; Fiordland National Park; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere; Hāwea Conservation Park; Kahurangi National Park; Karangahake Gorge; Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway; Karangahake Windows Walk; Kepler Track; Kepler Track; Kepler Track: Carpark to Dock Bay and Brod Bay; Kepler Track: Carpark to Luxmore Hut; Kepler Track: Carpark to Rainbow Reach; Kepler Track: Rainbow Reach to Shallow Bay or Moturau Hut; Kopuwai Conservation Area; Lake Tarawera Scenic Reserve; Makarora area; Matukituki Valley area; Maunga Kākaramea, Waiotapu and Te Kopia Scenic Reserves; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Aspiring National Park east of the Divide hunting; Mount Iron Track; Nelson Lakes National Park; Oteake Conservation Park; Paparoa National Park; Queen Charlotte Track; Queen Charlotte Track: Guided walks; Queenstown area; Te Paki Recreation Reserve; Tongariro Forest Conservation Area; Tongariro National Park; Waipoua Forest; Westland Tai Poutini National Park; Westport area

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

East Coast region

Hiking New Zealand

Hikes, tours and adventures to suit all people and fitness levels.

www.hikingnewzealand.com

Places:  Ahuriri Conservation Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Arthur's Pass National Park; Banks Peninsula area; Cave Stream Scenic Reserve; Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park tramping tracks; Kura Tāwhiti Conservation Area; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Mueller Hut Route; Oxford Forest Conservation Area; Ruataniwha Conservation Park; St James Conservation Area; St James Walkway; Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tāne Conservation Park

Activities:  Boating; Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Rafting; Skiing and ski touring; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Multi-Day Adventures New Zealand

Guided walking, sea kayaking, mountain biking and rafting trips in the North Island.

www.multidayadventures.co.nz

Places:  Lake Tarawera Scenic Reserve; Raukumara Conservation Park; Te Urewera; Tongariro Forest Conservation Area; Tongariro National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Rafting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

ANZ Nature Tours

Tour packages and tailor-made travels for individual travellers and groups within New Zealand. Self-drive and special interest tours for travel agents as well as independent travellers.

www.anznaturetours.com

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Central North Island region

Paddle Board Rotorua

Guided tours for paddleboard and kayak tours around lake edge of Lake Okareka.

https://www.rotoruajetboardtours.co.nz/

Places:  Lake Ōkāreka Scenic Reserve

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Multi-Day Adventures New Zealand

Guided walking, sea kayaking, mountain biking and rafting trips in the North Island.

www.multidayadventures.co.nz

Places:  Lake Tarawera Scenic Reserve; Raukumara Conservation Park; Te Urewera; Tongariro Forest Conservation Area; Tongariro National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Rafting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Hillary Outdoors

Guided activities as part of outdoor instruction programmes in the Tongariro area and Great Barrier Island.

www.hillaryoutdoors.co.nz

Places:  Tongariro Alpine Crossing; Tongariro Forest Conservation Area; Tongariro National Park

Activities:  Boating; Caving; Climbing; Diving and snorkelling; Kayaking and canoeing; Rafting

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Outdoor education and instruction

Adrift Guided Outdoors Adventures

Guided one to multi-day recreational activities (walking, kayaking, canoeing, biking/cycling) in Tongariro and Whanganui National Parks, and central North Island rail trails.

www.adriftnz.co.nz

Places:  Kaimanawa Forest Park; Ohakune Old Coach Road; Tongariro Alpine Crossing; Tongariro National Park; Tongariro Northern Circuit; Whanganui Journey; Whanganui National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Skiing and ski touring

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

ANZ Nature Tours

Tour packages and tailor-made travels for individual travellers and groups within New Zealand. Self-drive and special interest tours for travel agents as well as independent travellers.

www.anznaturetours.com

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Active Adventures

Guided, small group hiking tours travelling between national parks for overnight and 2-night hikes. Trip may also include soaking in hotpools, mountain biking, kayaking and caving.

https://activeadventures.com/

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Aoraki/Mount Cook village tramping tracks; Arrowtown area; Arrowtown Chinese Settlement; Arthur's Pass National Park; Cape Foulwind Walkway; Cape Reinga/Te Rerenga Wairua; Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat conservation areas; Fiordland National Park; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere; Hāwea Conservation Park; Kahurangi National Park; Karangahake Gorge; Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway; Karangahake Windows Walk; Kepler Track; Kepler Track; Kepler Track: Carpark to Dock Bay and Brod Bay; Kepler Track: Carpark to Luxmore Hut; Kepler Track: Carpark to Rainbow Reach; Kepler Track: Rainbow Reach to Shallow Bay or Moturau Hut; Kopuwai Conservation Area; Lake Tarawera Scenic Reserve; Makarora area; Matukituki Valley area; Maunga Kākaramea, Waiotapu and Te Kopia Scenic Reserves; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Aspiring National Park east of the Divide hunting; Mount Iron Track; Nelson Lakes National Park; Oteake Conservation Park; Paparoa National Park; Queen Charlotte Track; Queen Charlotte Track: Guided walks; Queenstown area; Te Paki Recreation Reserve; Tongariro Forest Conservation Area; Tongariro National Park; Waipoua Forest; Westland Tai Poutini National Park; Westport area

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Manawatu/Whanganui region

Whanganui River Adventures

Guided jet boating, canoeing and transport for the Whanganui River and Bridge to Nowhere.

www.whanganuiriveradventures.com

Places:  Bridge to Nowhere Walk; Whanganui Journey; Whanganui National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking

Services:  Transport; Equipment rental; Guided activities and tours

Yeti Tours

Guided canoeing and kayaking on the Whanganui River.

www.yetitours.co.nz

Places:  Bridge to Nowhere Walk; Whanganui Journey; Whanganui National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Equipment rental; Guided activities and tours

Adrift Guided Outdoors Adventures

Guided one to multi-day recreational activities (walking, kayaking, canoeing, biking/cycling) in Tongariro and Whanganui National Parks, and central North Island rail trails.

www.adriftnz.co.nz

Places:  Kaimanawa Forest Park; Ohakune Old Coach Road; Tongariro Alpine Crossing; Tongariro National Park; Tongariro Northern Circuit; Whanganui Journey; Whanganui National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Skiing and ski touring

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

Whanganui Scenic Experience Jet

Guided jet boating and canoeing on the Whanganui River and to the Bridge to Nowhere.

www.whanganuiscenicjet.com

Places:  Bridge to Nowhere Walk; Whanganui Journey; Whanganui National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Equipment rental; Guided activities and tours

Unique Whanganui River Experience

Guided canoe trips on the Whanganui River.

www.uniquewhanganuiriver.co.nz/

Places:  Whanganui Journey; Whanganui National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Owhango Adventures

Guided tours on the Whanganui River as well as a range of canoe and kayak hire options.

www.canoewhanganuiriver.com

Places:  Whanganui Journey; Whanganui National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Canoe Safaris

Guided canoeing/kayaking and rafting on the Whanganui River, Whanganui National Park and Mangapurua Valley Scenic Reserve, the Rangitikei River and on the Mohaka River, Kaweka Forest Park.

www.canoesafaris.co.nz

Places:  Bridge to Nowhere Walk; Kaweka Forest Park; Whanganui Journey; Whanganui National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Rafting

Services:  Transport; Equipment rental; Accommodation; Guided activities and tours

Blue Duck Station

Guided walking, mountain biking, hunting in Whanganui National Park.

www.blueduckstation.co.nz

Places:  Bridge to Nowhere Walk; Mangapurua/Kaiwhakauka Track; Whanganui National Park

Activities:  Hunting; Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Hawke’s Bay region

ANZ Nature Tours

Tour packages and tailor-made travels for individual travellers and groups within New Zealand. Self-drive and special interest tours for travel agents as well as independent travellers.

www.anznaturetours.com

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Canoe Safaris

Guided canoeing/kayaking and rafting on the Whanganui River, Whanganui National Park and Mangapurua Valley Scenic Reserve, the Rangitikei River and on the Mohaka River, Kaweka Forest Park.

www.canoesafaris.co.nz

Places:  Bridge to Nowhere Walk; Kaweka Forest Park; Whanganui Journey; Whanganui National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Rafting

Services:  Transport; Equipment rental; Accommodation; Guided activities and tours

Multi-Day Adventures New Zealand

Guided walking, sea kayaking, mountain biking and rafting trips in the North Island.

www.multidayadventures.co.nz

Places:  Lake Tarawera Scenic Reserve; Raukumara Conservation Park; Te Urewera; Tongariro Forest Conservation Area; Tongariro National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Rafting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Kiwi Adventure Trust

Guided activities in the Hawke's Bay as part of outdoor education and team building programmes.

www.kiwi-adventure.co.nz

Places:  Ahuriri Estuary Walking Track; Boundary Stream area; Boundary Stream walks; Kaweka Forest Park; Ruahine Forest Park

Activities:  Caving; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Outdoor education and instruction

Wairarapa region

Wairarapa Outdoor Pursuits

Guiding walks, abseiling and rafting/kayaking in Tararua Forest Park.

outdoor-pursuits@wise.net.nz

Places:  Tararua Forest Park

Activities:  Climbing; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Wellington/Kapiti region

ANZ Nature Tours

Tour packages and tailor-made travels for individual travellers and groups within New Zealand. Self-drive and special interest tours for travel agents as well as independent travellers.

www.anznaturetours.com

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Wairarapa Outdoor Pursuits

Guiding walks, abseiling and rafting/kayaking in Tararua Forest Park.

outdoor-pursuits@wise.net.nz

Places:  Tararua Forest Park

Activities:  Climbing; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Nelson/Tasman region

R & R Kayaks

Small locally owned and operated sea kayaking company offering half-day through to multi-day tours as well as all kayak rental options.

www.rrkayaks.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Abel Tasman Wilson's Experience

Trips from 3 hours to 5 days including boat transport, walking and kayaking. Overnight stays at Beachfront Lodges in the park.

www.abeltasman.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Boating; Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

Southern Wilderness

Gourmet guided day and multi-day walks in Kahurangi, Abel Tasman and Nelson Lakes National Parks.

www.southernwilderness.com/

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park; Angelus Hut tracks and routes; Heaphy Track; Kahurangi National Park; Karamea area; Nelson Lakes National Park; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Wangapeka Track

Activities:  Caving; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Abel Tasman Tours & Guided Walks

Personal and group guided day trips into the Abel Tasman National Park including visiting our historic 'kiwi' bach. Guided walk, kayak and accommodation packages also offered.

www.abeltasmantours.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park; Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park; Kahurangi National Park; Nelson Lakes National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Rotoiti Water Taxis

On demand water transport, lake fishing and scenic tours. Freedom kayak/canoe hire at Lake Rotoiti, Nelson Lakes National Park.

www.rotoitiwatertaxis.co.nz

Places:  Lake Rotoiti (West Bay) walks; Nelson Lakes National Park; Travers-Sabine Circuit

Activities:  Fishing; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Transport; Equipment rental; Guided activities and tours

Wilderness Canoe Trust

Canoe camps and trips for schools, groups etc.

http://www.canoejourneys.co.nz/

Places:  Molesworth Recreation Reserve

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

ANZ Nature Tours

Tour packages and tailor-made travels for individual travellers and groups within New Zealand. Self-drive and special interest tours for travel agents as well as independent travellers.

www.anznaturetours.com

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

The Sea Kayak Company

Kayaking including marine mammal watching in Abel Tasman National Park.

www.seakayaknz.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park; Mount Richmond Forest Park; Whites Bay tracks

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Driftwood Eco-Tours Driftwood Eco-Tours

Driftwood Eco Tours provide guided, multi and one day tours to remote areas of the South Island and West Coast.

www.driftwoodecotours.co.nz

Places:  Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park; Marfells Beach/Cape Campbell Route; Molesworth Recreation Reserve tramping tracks; Wairau Lagoons Walkway

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Awaroa Lodge

Accommodation and activities in Abel Tasman National Park.

www.awaroalodge.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Accommodation

Independent Sea Kayaking Guides

Guided kayaking in Abel Tasman National Park.

www.independentguides.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Kahu Kayaks

Guided kayaking in Abel Tasman National Park.

www.kahukayaks.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Ultimate Descents New Zealand

Guided rafting and kayaking on the Karamea and Mokihinui Rivers in the Nelson, Buller and West Coast regions.

www.rivers.co.nz

Places:  Kahurangi National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Rafting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS)

Courses at the New Zealand Branch focus on hiking, canoeing, mountaineering, sea kayaking, sailing, and Maori culture.

www.nols.edu

Places:  Ahuriri Conservation Park; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Cave Stream Scenic Reserve; Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park tramping tracks; Craigieburn Forest Park walking tracks; Hāwea Conservation Park; Heaphy Track; Kahurangi National Park; Kahurangi Point Route; Kura Tāwhiti Conservation Area; Lake Rotoroa walking tracks; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Leslie-Karamea Track; Mount Richmond Forest Park; Mt Owen tracks and routes; Nelson Lakes National Park; Nydia Track; Oxford Forest Conservation Area; Ruataniwha Conservation Park; St James Walkway; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Wakamarina Track; Wangapeka Track; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Boating; Climbing; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Transport; Accommodation; Guided activities and tours; Outdoor education and instruction

Marahau Sea Kayaks (MSK) and Marahau Water Taxis

Guided kayaking and water taxi service in Abel Tasman National Park.

www.abeltasmancentre.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

Active Adventures

Guided, small group hiking tours travelling between national parks for overnight and 2-night hikes. Trip may also include soaking in hotpools, mountain biking, kayaking and caving.

https://activeadventures.com/

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Aoraki/Mount Cook village tramping tracks; Arrowtown area; Arrowtown Chinese Settlement; Arthur's Pass National Park; Cape Foulwind Walkway; Cape Reinga/Te Rerenga Wairua; Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat conservation areas; Fiordland National Park; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere; Hāwea Conservation Park; Kahurangi National Park; Karangahake Gorge; Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway; Karangahake Windows Walk; Kepler Track; Kepler Track; Kepler Track: Carpark to Dock Bay and Brod Bay; Kepler Track: Carpark to Luxmore Hut; Kepler Track: Carpark to Rainbow Reach; Kepler Track: Rainbow Reach to Shallow Bay or Moturau Hut; Kopuwai Conservation Area; Lake Tarawera Scenic Reserve; Makarora area; Matukituki Valley area; Maunga Kākaramea, Waiotapu and Te Kopia Scenic Reserves; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Aspiring National Park east of the Divide hunting; Mount Iron Track; Nelson Lakes National Park; Oteake Conservation Park; Paparoa National Park; Queen Charlotte Track; Queen Charlotte Track: Guided walks; Queenstown area; Te Paki Recreation Reserve; Tongariro Forest Conservation Area; Tongariro National Park; Waipoua Forest; Westland Tai Poutini National Park; Westport area

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Awaroa Sea Kayaks Ltd

Guided sea kayak tours, guided walks and stand up paddle services in the Abel Tasman National Park.

http://awaroaseakayaks.co.nz/ 

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Abel Tasman Kayaks

Guided, day and multi-day tours with full interpretation of the environment.

http://www.abeltasmankayaks.co.nz/

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Marlborough region

Awaroa Sea Kayaks Ltd

Guided sea kayak tours, guided walks and stand up paddle services in the Abel Tasman National Park.

http://awaroaseakayaks.co.nz/ 

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Kaikoura Kayaks

Guided half day sea kayaking tours to view seals and dolphins.

www.kaikourakayaks.co.nz

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Marlborough Sounds Adventure Company

Guided walking, kayaking and mountain biking on the Queen Charlotte Track and Marlborough Sounds.

www.marlboroughsounds.co.nz

Places:  Queen Charlotte Sound walking tracks; Queen Charlotte Track

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Abel Tasman Tours & Guided Walks

Personal and group guided day trips into the Abel Tasman National Park including visiting our historic 'kiwi' bach. Guided walk, kayak and accommodation packages also offered.

www.abeltasmantours.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park; Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park; Kahurangi National Park; Nelson Lakes National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Driftwood Eco-Tours Driftwood Eco-Tours

Driftwood Eco Tours provide guided, multi and one day tours to remote areas of the South Island and West Coast.

www.driftwoodecotours.co.nz

Places:  Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park; Marfells Beach/Cape Campbell Route; Molesworth Recreation Reserve tramping tracks; Wairau Lagoons Walkway

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Wilderness Guides Marlborough Sounds

Guided sea kayaking, mountain biking and walking in the Marlborough Sounds and on the Queen Charlotte Track.

www.wildernessguidesnz.com

Places:  Mount Richmond Forest Park; Queen Charlotte Track; Sawcut Gorge/Isolated Hill Route

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Active Adventures

Guided, small group hiking tours travelling between national parks for overnight and 2-night hikes. Trip may also include soaking in hotpools, mountain biking, kayaking and caving.

https://activeadventures.com/

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Aoraki/Mount Cook village tramping tracks; Arrowtown area; Arrowtown Chinese Settlement; Arthur's Pass National Park; Cape Foulwind Walkway; Cape Reinga/Te Rerenga Wairua; Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat conservation areas; Fiordland National Park; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere; Hāwea Conservation Park; Kahurangi National Park; Karangahake Gorge; Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway; Karangahake Windows Walk; Kepler Track; Kepler Track; Kepler Track: Carpark to Dock Bay and Brod Bay; Kepler Track: Carpark to Luxmore Hut; Kepler Track: Carpark to Rainbow Reach; Kepler Track: Rainbow Reach to Shallow Bay or Moturau Hut; Kopuwai Conservation Area; Lake Tarawera Scenic Reserve; Makarora area; Matukituki Valley area; Maunga Kākaramea, Waiotapu and Te Kopia Scenic Reserves; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Aspiring National Park east of the Divide hunting; Mount Iron Track; Nelson Lakes National Park; Oteake Conservation Park; Paparoa National Park; Queen Charlotte Track; Queen Charlotte Track: Guided walks; Queenstown area; Te Paki Recreation Reserve; Tongariro Forest Conservation Area; Tongariro National Park; Waipoua Forest; Westland Tai Poutini National Park; Westport area

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS)

Courses at the New Zealand Branch focus on hiking, canoeing, mountaineering, sea kayaking, sailing, and Maori culture.

www.nols.edu

Places:  Ahuriri Conservation Park; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Cave Stream Scenic Reserve; Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park tramping tracks; Craigieburn Forest Park walking tracks; Hāwea Conservation Park; Heaphy Track; Kahurangi National Park; Kahurangi Point Route; Kura Tāwhiti Conservation Area; Lake Rotoroa walking tracks; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Leslie-Karamea Track; Mount Richmond Forest Park; Mt Owen tracks and routes; Nelson Lakes National Park; Nydia Track; Oxford Forest Conservation Area; Ruataniwha Conservation Park; St James Walkway; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Wakamarina Track; Wangapeka Track; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Boating; Climbing; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Transport; Accommodation; Guided activities and tours; Outdoor education and instruction

Wilderness Canoe Trust

Canoe camps and trips for schools, groups etc.

http://www.canoejourneys.co.nz/

Places:  Molesworth Recreation Reserve

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

ANZ Nature Tours

Tour packages and tailor-made travels for individual travellers and groups within New Zealand. Self-drive and special interest tours for travel agents as well as independent travellers.

www.anznaturetours.com

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

West Coast region

New Zealand Kayak School

Whitewater kayak courses, kayak and gear rental, and guided kayak trips in the West Coast region.

www.nzkayakschool.com

Places:  Kahurangi National Park; Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Driftwood Eco-Tours Driftwood Eco-Tours

Driftwood Eco Tours provide guided, multi and one day tours to remote areas of the South Island and West Coast.

www.driftwoodecotours.co.nz

Places:  Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park; Marfells Beach/Cape Campbell Route; Molesworth Recreation Reserve tramping tracks; Wairau Lagoons Walkway

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Ultimate Descents New Zealand

Guided rafting and kayaking on the Karamea and Mokihinui Rivers in the Nelson, Buller and West Coast regions.

www.rivers.co.nz

Places:  Kahurangi National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Rafting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki

Guided walks and kayak trips to explore the South Westland rainforest, lakes, rivers, wetlands, Tasman seacoast, forests, birdlife and geology.

www.wildernesslodge.co.nz

Places:  Cave Stream Scenic Reserve; Moeraki Valley Track; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Accommodation; Guided activities and tours

Paramata Lodge

Guided short and day walks, and guided canoeing trips in the Franz Josef and Hokitika areas.

www.paramatalodge.co.nz

Places:  Mahinapua Scenic Reserve; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

New Zealand Discovery Adventures and The Wild West Adventure Company

Guided half day adventures on the West Coast and multi- day tours around the South Island.

www.fun-nz.com

Places:  Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Fox Glacier area; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Mount Aspiring National Park; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Caving; Four wheel driving; Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Rafting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS)

Courses at the New Zealand Branch focus on hiking, canoeing, mountaineering, sea kayaking, sailing, and Maori culture.

www.nols.edu

Places:  Ahuriri Conservation Park; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Cave Stream Scenic Reserve; Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park tramping tracks; Craigieburn Forest Park walking tracks; Hāwea Conservation Park; Heaphy Track; Kahurangi National Park; Kahurangi Point Route; Kura Tāwhiti Conservation Area; Lake Rotoroa walking tracks; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Leslie-Karamea Track; Mount Richmond Forest Park; Mt Owen tracks and routes; Nelson Lakes National Park; Nydia Track; Oxford Forest Conservation Area; Ruataniwha Conservation Park; St James Walkway; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Wakamarina Track; Wangapeka Track; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Boating; Climbing; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Transport; Accommodation; Guided activities and tours; Outdoor education and instruction

Active Adventures

Guided, small group hiking tours travelling between national parks for overnight and 2-night hikes. Trip may also include soaking in hotpools, mountain biking, kayaking and caving.

https://activeadventures.com/

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Aoraki/Mount Cook village tramping tracks; Arrowtown area; Arrowtown Chinese Settlement; Arthur's Pass National Park; Cape Foulwind Walkway; Cape Reinga/Te Rerenga Wairua; Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat conservation areas; Fiordland National Park; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere; Hāwea Conservation Park; Kahurangi National Park; Karangahake Gorge; Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway; Karangahake Windows Walk; Kepler Track; Kepler Track; Kepler Track: Carpark to Dock Bay and Brod Bay; Kepler Track: Carpark to Luxmore Hut; Kepler Track: Carpark to Rainbow Reach; Kepler Track: Rainbow Reach to Shallow Bay or Moturau Hut; Kopuwai Conservation Area; Lake Tarawera Scenic Reserve; Makarora area; Matukituki Valley area; Maunga Kākaramea, Waiotapu and Te Kopia Scenic Reserves; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Aspiring National Park east of the Divide hunting; Mount Iron Track; Nelson Lakes National Park; Oteake Conservation Park; Paparoa National Park; Queen Charlotte Track; Queen Charlotte Track: Guided walks; Queenstown area; Te Paki Recreation Reserve; Tongariro Forest Conservation Area; Tongariro National Park; Waipoua Forest; Westland Tai Poutini National Park; Westport area

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Southern Wilderness

Gourmet guided day and multi-day walks in Kahurangi, Abel Tasman and Nelson Lakes National Parks.

www.southernwilderness.com/

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park; Angelus Hut tracks and routes; Heaphy Track; Kahurangi National Park; Karamea area; Nelson Lakes National Park; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Wangapeka Track

Activities:  Caving; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

ANZ Nature Tours

Tour packages and tailor-made travels for individual travellers and groups within New Zealand. Self-drive and special interest tours for travel agents as well as independent travellers.

www.anznaturetours.com

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

The Oparara Kahurangi National Park Guided Tours New Zealand

Guided cave tours, 2-hour kayak tours, day tours and day walks in the Karamea region.

www.oparara.co.nz

Places:  Kahurangi National Park; Karamea area

Activities:  Caving; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Canterbury region

Flying Kiwi Wilderness Expeditions

Guided activities as part of adventure tours in the North and South Islands.

www.flyingkiwi.com

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Fiordland National Park; Fox Glacier area; Lake Rerewhakaaitu Recreation Reserve; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Paparoa National Park; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve; Southern Paparoa Range; Tongariro National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Skiing and ski touring

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Glacier Kayaking

Guided walks, heli-skiing, glacier lake kayaking trips in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park.

www.mtcook.com

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Mueller Hut Route

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Skiing and ski touring

Services:  Guided activities and tours

National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS)

Courses at the New Zealand Branch focus on hiking, canoeing, mountaineering, sea kayaking, sailing, and Maori culture.

www.nols.edu

Places:  Ahuriri Conservation Park; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Cave Stream Scenic Reserve; Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park tramping tracks; Craigieburn Forest Park walking tracks; Hāwea Conservation Park; Heaphy Track; Kahurangi National Park; Kahurangi Point Route; Kura Tāwhiti Conservation Area; Lake Rotoroa walking tracks; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Leslie-Karamea Track; Mount Richmond Forest Park; Mt Owen tracks and routes; Nelson Lakes National Park; Nydia Track; Oxford Forest Conservation Area; Ruataniwha Conservation Park; St James Walkway; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Wakamarina Track; Wangapeka Track; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Boating; Climbing; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Transport; Accommodation; Guided activities and tours; Outdoor education and instruction

Oamaru Multisport Club

Kayaking training at Black Point as part of club membership.

http://www.sportsground.co.nz/oamarumultisportclub/86973/

 

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Outdoor education and instruction

mtcook.com

Guided walks and kayaking trips, and storage at Mueller and Tasman Lakes in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park.

www.mtcook.com

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Pohatu Penguins

Guided vehicle day and evening tours, sea kayak tours, and walks to view penguins at Pohatu, Banks Peninsula.

www.pohatu.co.nz

Places:  Banks Peninsula area; Pohatu Marine Reserve

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Four wheel driving; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

ANZ Nature Tours

Tour packages and tailor-made travels for individual travellers and groups within New Zealand. Self-drive and special interest tours for travel agents as well as independent travellers.

www.anznaturetours.com

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Active Adventures

Guided, small group hiking tours travelling between national parks for overnight and 2-night hikes. Trip may also include soaking in hotpools, mountain biking, kayaking and caving.

https://activeadventures.com/

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Aoraki/Mount Cook village tramping tracks; Arrowtown area; Arrowtown Chinese Settlement; Arthur's Pass National Park; Cape Foulwind Walkway; Cape Reinga/Te Rerenga Wairua; Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat conservation areas; Fiordland National Park; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere; Hāwea Conservation Park; Kahurangi National Park; Karangahake Gorge; Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway; Karangahake Windows Walk; Kepler Track; Kepler Track; Kepler Track: Carpark to Dock Bay and Brod Bay; Kepler Track: Carpark to Luxmore Hut; Kepler Track: Carpark to Rainbow Reach; Kepler Track: Rainbow Reach to Shallow Bay or Moturau Hut; Kopuwai Conservation Area; Lake Tarawera Scenic Reserve; Makarora area; Matukituki Valley area; Maunga Kākaramea, Waiotapu and Te Kopia Scenic Reserves; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Aspiring National Park east of the Divide hunting; Mount Iron Track; Nelson Lakes National Park; Oteake Conservation Park; Paparoa National Park; Queen Charlotte Track; Queen Charlotte Track: Guided walks; Queenstown area; Te Paki Recreation Reserve; Tongariro Forest Conservation Area; Tongariro National Park; Waipoua Forest; Westland Tai Poutini National Park; Westport area

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Hiking New Zealand

Hikes, tours and adventures to suit all people and fitness levels.

www.hikingnewzealand.com

Places:  Ahuriri Conservation Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Arthur's Pass National Park; Banks Peninsula area; Cave Stream Scenic Reserve; Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park tramping tracks; Kura Tāwhiti Conservation Area; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Mueller Hut Route; Oxford Forest Conservation Area; Ruataniwha Conservation Park; St James Conservation Area; St James Walkway; Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tāne Conservation Park

Activities:  Boating; Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Rafting; Skiing and ski touring; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Fiordland Wilderness Experiences

Guided sea kayaking in Fiordland National Park, including multi-day trips in Dusky and Doubtful Sound.

www.seakayakfiordland.co.nz

Places:  Fiordland National Park; Milford Road/Milford Sound area

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

New Zealand Discovery Adventures and The Wild West Adventure Company

Guided half day adventures on the West Coast and multi- day tours around the South Island.

www.fun-nz.com

Places:  Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Fox Glacier area; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Mount Aspiring National Park; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Caving; Four wheel driving; Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Rafting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki

Guided walks and kayak trips to explore the South Westland rainforest, lakes, rivers, wetlands, Tasman seacoast, forests, birdlife and geology.

www.wildernesslodge.co.nz

Places:  Cave Stream Scenic Reserve; Moeraki Valley Track; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Accommodation; Guided activities and tours

Natural High

Gear hire and guided bicycle and kayaking tours throughout New Zealand.

www.naturalhigh.co.nz

Places:  Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park mountain biking tracks

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking

Services:  Equipment rental; Guided activities and tours

Otago region

Kinloch Lodge Ltd

Guided walking, track drop-off and pick-up and access over land for kayaking and water taxi tours around Lake Wakatipu/Glenorchy/Kinloch.

www.kinlochlodge.co.nz

Places:  Glenorchy area; Greenstone and Caples Conservation Areas; Mount Aspiring National Park

Activities:  Boating; Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

RiverRidge Retreat

Guided walks fishing hunting and kayaking in Coastal Otago

www.riverridgeretreat.co.nz

Places:  Cathedral Caves Walk; Jacks Blowhole Track; Tautuku walks; Tunnel Beach Track

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Alpine Kayak Guides, Alpine Kayaking Lake Wanaka

Guided kayaking on the Clutha and Hawea rivers, and the Makarora and Matukituki rivers in Mount Aspiring National Park.

www.alpinekayaks.co.nz

Places:  Makarora area; Matukituki Valley area; Mount Aspiring National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Manapouri Lake Cruises

Scenic charter boat cruise on Lake Manapouri, guided kayaking, guided walking, Kiwi viewing, water taxi service. Includes Surprise Bay, Ruby Beach, Holmwood Island, George Bay, Circle Cove, Rawiri Bay, Stockyard Cove, Pomona Island, The Monument Track, The Stockyard Cove Track, George Bay to Surprise Bay Track, South Arm, North Arm, Shallow Bay, Hope Arm

ladstaetterk@googlemail.com or +64 3 249 6893

Places:  Fiordland National Park; Monument Track; Stockyard Cove Track

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Queenstown Sea Kayaks

Guided kayaking on Moke Lake and Lake Wakatipu.

www.queenstownseakayaks.com/

Places:  Queenstown area

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Active Adventures

Guided, small group hiking tours travelling between national parks for overnight and 2-night hikes. Trip may also include soaking in hotpools, mountain biking, kayaking and caving.

https://activeadventures.com/

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Aoraki/Mount Cook village tramping tracks; Arrowtown area; Arrowtown Chinese Settlement; Arthur's Pass National Park; Cape Foulwind Walkway; Cape Reinga/Te Rerenga Wairua; Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat conservation areas; Fiordland National Park; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere; Hāwea Conservation Park; Kahurangi National Park; Karangahake Gorge; Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway; Karangahake Windows Walk; Kepler Track; Kepler Track; Kepler Track: Carpark to Dock Bay and Brod Bay; Kepler Track: Carpark to Luxmore Hut; Kepler Track: Carpark to Rainbow Reach; Kepler Track: Rainbow Reach to Shallow Bay or Moturau Hut; Kopuwai Conservation Area; Lake Tarawera Scenic Reserve; Makarora area; Matukituki Valley area; Maunga Kākaramea, Waiotapu and Te Kopia Scenic Reserves; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Aspiring National Park east of the Divide hunting; Mount Iron Track; Nelson Lakes National Park; Oteake Conservation Park; Paparoa National Park; Queen Charlotte Track; Queen Charlotte Track: Guided walks; Queenstown area; Te Paki Recreation Reserve; Tongariro Forest Conservation Area; Tongariro National Park; Waipoua Forest; Westland Tai Poutini National Park; Westport area

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

ANZ Nature Tours

Tour packages and tailor-made travels for individual travellers and groups within New Zealand. Self-drive and special interest tours for travel agents as well as independent travellers.

www.anznaturetours.com

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Go Orange Kayaks: Concessionaire

Access to Lake Wakatipu for kayaking trips and picnicking at Beach Point Campsite.

www.goorange.co.nz/

Places:  Queenstown area

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Glenorchy Kayaks

Guided kayaking around Lake Wakatipu, Kinloch and Glenorchy.

+64 3 441 2293

Places:  Glenorchy area; Queenstown area

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

New Zealand Discovery Adventures and The Wild West Adventure Company

Guided half day adventures on the West Coast and multi- day tours around the South Island.

www.fun-nz.com

Places:  Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Fox Glacier area; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Mount Aspiring National Park; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Caving; Four wheel driving; Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Rafting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Paddle Wanaka Limited

Guided kayaking support, paddleboarding support, walking and camping near Wanaka.

www.paddlewanaka.co.nz/

Places:  Kidds Bush Nature Walk; Makarora area

Activities:  Camping; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Dart River Safaris

Guided jet boating and kayaking tours on the Dart River, Mount Aspiring National Park.

www.dartriver.co.nz

Places:  Mount Aspiring National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Rippled Earth Kayaking Queenstown

Guided kayaking on Lake Wakatipu, Glenorchy.

www.rippledearth.co.nz

Places:  Lake Sylvan Track; Mount Aspiring National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS)

Courses at the New Zealand Branch focus on hiking, canoeing, mountaineering, sea kayaking, sailing, and Maori culture.

www.nols.edu

Places:  Ahuriri Conservation Park; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Cave Stream Scenic Reserve; Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park tramping tracks; Craigieburn Forest Park walking tracks; Hāwea Conservation Park; Heaphy Track; Kahurangi National Park; Kahurangi Point Route; Kura Tāwhiti Conservation Area; Lake Rotoroa walking tracks; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Leslie-Karamea Track; Mount Richmond Forest Park; Mt Owen tracks and routes; Nelson Lakes National Park; Nydia Track; Oxford Forest Conservation Area; Ruataniwha Conservation Park; St James Walkway; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Wakamarina Track; Wangapeka Track; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Boating; Climbing; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Transport; Accommodation; Guided activities and tours; Outdoor education and instruction

Fiordland region

Active Adventures

Guided, small group hiking tours travelling between national parks for overnight and 2-night hikes. Trip may also include soaking in hotpools, mountain biking, kayaking and caving.

https://activeadventures.com/

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Aoraki/Mount Cook village tramping tracks; Arrowtown area; Arrowtown Chinese Settlement; Arthur's Pass National Park; Cape Foulwind Walkway; Cape Reinga/Te Rerenga Wairua; Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat conservation areas; Fiordland National Park; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere; Hāwea Conservation Park; Kahurangi National Park; Karangahake Gorge; Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway; Karangahake Windows Walk; Kepler Track; Kepler Track; Kepler Track: Carpark to Dock Bay and Brod Bay; Kepler Track: Carpark to Luxmore Hut; Kepler Track: Carpark to Rainbow Reach; Kepler Track: Rainbow Reach to Shallow Bay or Moturau Hut; Kopuwai Conservation Area; Lake Tarawera Scenic Reserve; Makarora area; Matukituki Valley area; Maunga Kākaramea, Waiotapu and Te Kopia Scenic Reserves; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Aspiring National Park east of the Divide hunting; Mount Iron Track; Nelson Lakes National Park; Oteake Conservation Park; Paparoa National Park; Queen Charlotte Track; Queen Charlotte Track: Guided walks; Queenstown area; Te Paki Recreation Reserve; Tongariro Forest Conservation Area; Tongariro National Park; Waipoua Forest; Westland Tai Poutini National Park; Westport area

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Rosco's Milford Kayaks

Guided kayaking for all fitness levels in Milford Sound, Fiordland National Park.

www.roscosmilfordkayaks.com

Places:  Fiordland National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

RealNZ

Boat cruises in Milford and Doubtful Sound, boat and coach transport, guided walks for Te Anau Glowworm caves, Milford Track and Stewart Island and guided kayaking; Fiordland and Rakiura National Parks, Ulva Island.

https://www.realnz.com

Places:  Dusky Track; Fiordland National Park; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Kepler Track; Lake Monowai/Borland Road area; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Milford Track; Rakiura National Park; Rakiura Track; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

ANZ Nature Tours

Tour packages and tailor-made travels for individual travellers and groups within New Zealand. Self-drive and special interest tours for travel agents as well as independent travellers.

www.anznaturetours.com

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Deep Cove Charters

Cruises and charters on Lake Manapouri and Deep Cove, Doubtful Sound, Fiordland National Park.

www.doubtful-sound.com

Places:  Fiordland National Park

Activities:  Boating; Fishing; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Southland region

ANZ Nature Tours

Tour packages and tailor-made travels for individual travellers and groups within New Zealand. Self-drive and special interest tours for travel agents as well as independent travellers.

www.anznaturetours.com

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Hiking New Zealand

Hikes, tours and adventures to suit all people and fitness levels.

www.hikingnewzealand.com

Places:  Ahuriri Conservation Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Arthur's Pass National Park; Banks Peninsula area; Cave Stream Scenic Reserve; Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park tramping tracks; Kura Tāwhiti Conservation Area; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Mueller Hut Route; Oxford Forest Conservation Area; Ruataniwha Conservation Park; St James Conservation Area; St James Walkway; Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tāne Conservation Park

Activities:  Boating; Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Rafting; Skiing and ski touring; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

RealNZ

Boat cruises in Milford and Doubtful Sound, boat and coach transport, guided walks for Te Anau Glowworm caves, Milford Track and Stewart Island and guided kayaking; Fiordland and Rakiura National Parks, Ulva Island.

https://www.realnz.com

Places:  Dusky Track; Fiordland National Park; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Kepler Track; Lake Monowai/Borland Road area; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Milford Track; Rakiura National Park; Rakiura Track; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

Active Adventures

Guided, small group hiking tours travelling between national parks for overnight and 2-night hikes. Trip may also include soaking in hotpools, mountain biking, kayaking and caving.

https://activeadventures.com/

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Aoraki/Mount Cook village tramping tracks; Arrowtown area; Arrowtown Chinese Settlement; Arthur's Pass National Park; Cape Foulwind Walkway; Cape Reinga/Te Rerenga Wairua; Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat conservation areas; Fiordland National Park; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere; Hāwea Conservation Park; Kahurangi National Park; Karangahake Gorge; Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway; Karangahake Windows Walk; Kepler Track; Kepler Track; Kepler Track: Carpark to Dock Bay and Brod Bay; Kepler Track: Carpark to Luxmore Hut; Kepler Track: Carpark to Rainbow Reach; Kepler Track: Rainbow Reach to Shallow Bay or Moturau Hut; Kopuwai Conservation Area; Lake Tarawera Scenic Reserve; Makarora area; Matukituki Valley area; Maunga Kākaramea, Waiotapu and Te Kopia Scenic Reserves; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Aspiring National Park east of the Divide hunting; Mount Iron Track; Nelson Lakes National Park; Oteake Conservation Park; Paparoa National Park; Queen Charlotte Track; Queen Charlotte Track: Guided walks; Queenstown area; Te Paki Recreation Reserve; Tongariro Forest Conservation Area; Tongariro National Park; Waipoua Forest; Westland Tai Poutini National Park; Westport area

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Ruggedy Range Wilderness Experience

Guided walks, bird watching (including pelagic birds, kiwi spotting), sea kayaking, small boat cruises, scenic road tours, water taxi and shuttle service to/from tracks. Local knowledge of Stewart Island, Ulva Island and Rakiura National Park.

www.ruggedyrange.com

Places:  Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; North West Circuit Stewart Island/Rakiura; Rakiura National Park; Rakiura Track; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Papatowai Freedom Kayak Hire

Kayak rental at Tahakopa Bay Scenic Reserve, 1 October to 30 April.

catlinskayakhirepapatowai.com

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Equipment rental

RiverRidge Retreat

Guided walks fishing hunting and kayaking in Coastal Otago

www.riverridgeretreat.co.nz

Places:  Cathedral Caves Walk; Jacks Blowhole Track; Tautuku walks; Tunnel Beach Track

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Manapouri Lake Cruises

Scenic charter boat cruise on Lake Manapouri, guided kayaking, guided walking, Kiwi viewing, water taxi service. Includes Surprise Bay, Ruby Beach, Holmwood Island, George Bay, Circle Cove, Rawiri Bay, Stockyard Cove, Pomona Island, The Monument Track, The Stockyard Cove Track, George Bay to Surprise Bay Track, South Arm, North Arm, Shallow Bay, Hope Arm

ladstaetterk@googlemail.com or +64 3 249 6893

Places:  Fiordland National Park; Monument Track; Stockyard Cove Track

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

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