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Join us on one of these 7 New Zealand active adventure tours in 2024. Customize your New Zealand adventure with visits to Dunedin, Stewart Island, Doubtful Sound, Milford Sound, and Dusky Sound and combine the perfect mix of active, cruises, wildlife viewing, small ship cruises, and kayaking to accommodate any fitness and skill level. Contact one of our New Zealand adventure travel planners for help planning your next trip.
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Lake and mountains in Milford Sound, South Island, New Zealand
$7,370
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South Island & Fiords of New Zealand

13 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Adventurer
  • Spot Solander Island's Wildlife
  • Explore Fiordland National Park
  • Sight whales at Kaikoura
  • See Mitre Peak and Stirling Falls
Starts / Ends:
Port of Bluff / Wellington
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Sailing, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 13-day expedition cruise aboard Coral Adventurer to explore the stunning Fiordland of New Zealand and its surrounding islands. Set sail from Bluff and cruise past Solander Island, an Important Bird Area rich in wildlife, including penguins and albatrosses. Explore Fiordland's iconic …
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New Zealand landscape
$5,260
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New Zealand Sounds and Steward Island

Bluff Roundtrip - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Adventurer
  • Explore Fiordland National Park
  • Cruise through Dusky Sound,
  • Experience Doubtful Sound's fjords
  • Enjoy Zodiac/Xplorer excursions
Starts / Ends:
Port of Bluff / Port of Bluff
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Sailing, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Set sail with Coral Adventurer to explore the breathtaking natural wonders of New Zealand's South Island and Fiords. Starting from Bluff, you'll spend three days exploring the famous Fiordland National Park, where you'll be amazed by the landscapes of Milford Sound, Dusky Sound, and …
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Snares Penguin on The Snares Island
$15,295
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Subantarctic Discovery

Roundtrip Dunedin - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Douglas Mawson
  • Cross the Drake Passage
  • Explore Antarctic wildlife
  • Explore Antarctic Peninsula
  • Attend lectures
Starts / Ends:
Dunedin / Dunedin
Activities:
Adventure Options, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a15-day Subantarctic Discovery Expedition Cruise roundtrip Dunedin, New Zealand aboard Douglas Mawson to explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Australian and New Zealand Subantarctic Islands. Discover the rugged beauty and rich wildlife of Stewart and Ulva Islands. Observe endemic …
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Queen Charlotte Sound
$2,595
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Unseen Queen Charlotte Sound

Picton roundtrip - 5 Day Itinerary aboard Heritage Explorer
  • Learn the history of Tory Channel
  • Experience Queen Charlotte Walkway
  • Discover Motuara and Blumine Island
  • Trek to Arapawa Island's lookout
Starts / Ends:
Blenheim / Blenheim
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 5-day expedition through Queen Charlotte Sound and its islands, starting with a warm welcome aboard the Heritage Explorer in Blenheim. Sail along the scenic waterways, exploring Tory Channel's whaling history and Ship Cove's rich heritage. Trek through native bush to Ship Cove …
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Clear Water and Tropical Island
$15,610
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Roots of the Pacific: Exploring New Zealand and Melanesia

Auckland - Brisbane - 16 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Orion
  • Experience culture of Maori
  • Venture to the Norfolk Island
  • Visit New Caledonia, Isle of Pines
  • Meet the people of Utupua
Starts / Ends:
Auckland / Honiara
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Variable
Uncover the tropical beauty and important cultural history of the South Seas. Following in the wake of Captain Cook, we will journey from New Zealand’s North Island to the Solomon Sea. Delve into a fascinating history of intrepid explorers, convicts, and traders, and learn about the rich …
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Adelie penguins
$57,790
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Antarctica's Ross Sea: Majestic Ice & Wildlife

Dunedin - Dunedin - 24 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Eclipse II
  • Experience Antarctica's Ross Sea
  • Discover Macquarie Island
  • Experience Balleny Islands
  • Explore Sturge Island
Starts / Ends:
Dunedin / Dunedin
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 24-day cruise to and from Dunedin aboard the Scenic Eclipse II. This expedition takes you to the Ross Sea Region of Antarctica, a place that will take your breath away. You can witness stunning landscapes, including glaciers, icebergs, and mountain ranges, and experience some of the …
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Adelie penguins
$68,190
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Antarctica's Ross Sea: Majestic Ice & Wildlife

Hobart - Dunedin - 24 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Eclipse II
  • Explore Hobart
  • Discover Macquarie Island
  • Experience Balleny Islands
  • Explore Sturge Island
Starts / Ends:
Hobart / Dunedin
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 24-day cruise from Hobart to Dunedin aboard the Scenic Eclipse II. This expedition takes you to the Ross Sea Region of Antarctica, a place that will take your breath away. You can witness stunning landscapes, including glaciers, icebergs, and mountain ranges, and experience some of the …
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