Personally Escorted Private Tours Aotearoa New Zealand

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A private tour means more individualized service. See the sights in the comfort of a large climate-controlled luxury vehicle. Maybe try an included scoop of New Zealand’s signature Hokey Pokey ice cream. We'll tailor a tour to see and do what YOU want.

Enjoy convenient, door-to-door transport from your hotel.

  • Don't feel lost in the bus of 40 people.

  • 1 to 5 people in one of our luxury air-conditioned vehicles.

  • Just you, family or friends

  • These intimate tours are a dream.

  • Safer.

  • Less fatigue.

  • Hosted by a true local.

  • You get to enjoy the scenery with your family.

  • Perfect!!

Learn About All Of Our South Island Tours On This Page

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Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, Christchurch

Enjoy the splendour that is Akaroa on these FULL and HALF day tours of beautiful Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, Little River, The Bays, Lyttelton, Sumner, Redcliffs and Christchurch, "The Garden City".
FULL DAY: Akaroa, historic and beautiful Banks Peninsula, crater views, The Bays, Lyttelton and Christchurch - my most popular tour ....check out the reviews -
From Christchurch, Akaroa or Lyttelton
FULL DAY: Christchurch to Akaroa and 2 hour Black Cat Cruise Tour with optional Giant's House visit or the working Alpaca Farm tour. Message us for details.
FULL DAY: Christchurch, crater views, Peninsula Highlights and working Shamarra Alpaca Farm Tour - Message us for details.
HALF DAY: Christchurch Highlights - 4 hours  exploring this wonderful city, it's ports and seaside suburbs, gondola and Time Tunnel. Message us for details.
HALF DAY: Akaroa: Peninsula Highlights with crater views and working Shamarra Alpaca Farm Tour  - Message us for details.
2 hour Excursion: Enjoy the unique working Shamarra Alpaca Farm Tour - returns to Akaroa  Message us for details.
On a cruise? Go to the Cruise Excursion page here
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Christchurch "The Garden City"

Escorted Highlights Tour with a Local of over 40 years.

Half Day City Highlights Tour.
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 (My most popular city tour - check out the reviews)
  • Including the $70 billion rebuild making this the most modern, safest and most interesting city in the world and includes incredible gondola views and history filled Time Tunnel ride. 
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America's Cup 2021 in NZ

The 36th America's Cup happens right here in New Zealand in March 2021. We can arrange a special hosted trip for you that will capture so much more than the exciting action on the water.

Aoraki / Mt. Cook & Lake Tekapo Tours 

A full day tour from Christchurch to Aoraki/Mt Cook via Lake Tekapo through the rolling planes of Canterbury, quaint local towns, past pristine lakes and through grand mountain ranges and featuring the new Dark Sky Experience in Tekapo.

End your tour in Aoraki/Mt Cook OR return to Christchurch same day with lunch included. 

  1. Lake Tekapo one way (or return) with optional Dark Sky Experience : 

  2. Aoraki Mt Cook including Lake Tekapo and Lake Pukaki - one way:

  3. Aoraki Mt Cook Return with Lunch and Dark Sky Experience: 

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Arthur's Pass & Otira Tours:

Lord of The Rings Tours:

Full day private tours from Christchurch or the Port of Lyttelton of rich green pastures, mountain passes, historic rock formations, braided rivers, snow capped mountains and of course, one of the major locations of the  Lord of the Rings Trilogy.  
LOTR Arthur's Pass Tour   
LOTR Arthur's Pass & Otira Stagecoach Hotel Tour 

Castle Hill - ancient limestone formations

Otira. Historic Stagecoach Hotel - extraordinary!

Arthur's Pass or Greymouth Tour With The TranzAlpine Train Combo:

Travel to Arthur's Pass by train (tickets included) - return to Christchurch same day by road. Wow!! What a fabulous way to see this extraordinarily beautiful area.              
Travel to Greymouth by train (tickets included) - return to Christchurch same day. On this trip you really do see the vast difference of the sites by road AND rail.            
.....this is Lord of the Rings country - feel it - see it!

Hanmer Springs Thermal Area & Hot Pools Tour

Where Mother Nature and her geothermal strength is corralled and turned in to the most relaxing hot pools imaginable. Swim, sauna, massage and reeeelllaaaax - this tour is all about pandering yourself among the hot pools, mountain range and trees.
Swim, take in some thrills or a walk then swim again - ahhhh!
1) Full Day
​Enjoy the drive and swim to your heart's content. 
2) Half Day 

Lake Tekapo Tours

Standby for this full day tour to one of the most beautiful areas in New Zealand. Christchurch to Lake Tekapo via the rolling planes of Canterbury, quaint local towns, past pristine lakes and through grand mountain ranges. 

Christchurch to Lake Tekapo non-stop  

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Queenstown Southern Lakes

The ski and adventure capital of the world. Queenstown is the highlight of most travellers to New Zealand. Featuring every adventure sport imaginable, extraordinary mountain ranges, pristine lakes and some of the best Red wine in the Southern Hemisphere a visit is a must.
  • Full Day Tour Christchurch to Queenstown.
Check out my 7, 12 and 16 day tours - Christchurch to Queenstown:
  • 7 Day LOTR Western Explorer with Glaciers, to Queenstown
  • 7 Day LOTR, Aoraki Mt Cook, Southern Lakes Central Explorer to Queenstown
  • 12 Day LOTR Southern Delight to the Glaciers, Lakes & Queenstown:  
  • 16 Day Mainland Extravaganza
What people say about our multi day tours - go  here 
Contact Us to discuss your needs.
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Hire a Professional Driver/Guide - me!
You are going to be enjoying one of the most challenging driving areas in the world. Sit back and relax and let a professional drive and show you his playground in the vehicle of your choice.
A true Local guide will make a real difference to your trip?

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