Activities - The Backpacker Group
picton, south island
picton, south island

Sea Kayak Adventures

hiking, kayaking, mountain-biking

Kayaking, Hiking and Mountain Biking in the beautiful Marlborough Sounds. Let us customise a trip for you.

north island, rotorua
north island, rotorua

Tamaki Maori Village

culture, maori

TAMAKI MAORI VILLAGE EVENING EXPERIENCE – New Zealand’s MOST AWARDED cultural attraction.

Experience the warmth of our people during an evening of ceremonial rituals, powerful cultural performance, storytelling & hangi feasting…

south island, wanaka
south island, wanaka

Skydive Wanaka

adrenaline, flights, skydive

Strap yourself to a beautiful stranger and experience New Zealand’s most spectacular skydive.

queenstown, south island
queenstown, south island

Coronet Peak Tandem Paragliding and Hang Gliding

adrenaline, hang-gliding, paragliding
Fly with the most experienced paragliding and hang gliding Company in New Zealand off the highest take off in Queenstown.
queenstown, south island
queenstown, south island

Skydive Southern Alps

adrenaline, scenic, skydive

Discover the most dramatic landscape you can skydive over!

picton, south island
picton, south island

Lochmara

kayaking, nature, sounds

Jump on our 9am boat and spend the day swimming, kayaking, try a paddle board, walk up to the Queen Charlottle Track, feed some stingrays, see our Underwater Observastory!  Our Café, bar and restaurant are a 20 minutes boat ride across the Marlborough Sounds!

south island, wanaka
south island, wanaka

Paddle Wanaka

kayaking, river, water-activity
Paddle Wanaka is a small family run business of passionate paddlers, offering exclusive guided kayaking & Stand Up Paddle (SUP) board activities on the Lake Wanaka & the Clutha River.    
queenstown, south island
queenstown, south island

Skippers Canyon Jet

adrenaline, canyon, jet-boat
Come with Skippers Canyon Jet and experience unbeatable value as you are taken on a spectacular guided tour of Skippers Canyon followed by a thrilling jet boat ride through the narrowest canyons on the Shotover River.
queenstown, south island
queenstown, south island

iFLY Indoor Skydiving Queenstown

adrenaline, indoor, skydive
Making the DREAM of FLIGHT a reality! iFLY is New Zealand’s first & only indoor skydiving operation!
marahau, south island
marahau, south island

Abel Tasman Kayaks

guided-tour, kayaking, water-activity

Sea kayaking is a low impact way to explore beautiful golden beaches, coves, lagoons, offshore islands, wildlife and the native forest fringing our granite coastline!

franz josef, south island
franz josef, south island

Glacier Country Helicopters

glacier, helicopter, west-coast

The Ultimate Helicopter Experience to book your Helicopter Scenic Flights in Franz Josef Glacier. We are born and raised in the Glacier Country. Let us fly you up!

picton, south island
picton, south island

Wilderness Guides Marlborough Sounds

kayaking, nature

Wilderness Guides can show the Marlborough Sounds like no-one else! We live, work and play in this fantastic region – your guides are local people who call this area home. This is where your adventure begins!

invercargill south island
invercargill south island

Stewart Island Flights

flights, scenic, transport
We are a small friendly airline operating a scheduled service three times a day to and from Stewart Island.
christchurch, south island, tekapo
christchurch, south island, tekapo

Rangitata Rafts

adrenaline, adventure, rafting
With Grade 2-5 Rapids guaranteed on every trip Rangitata Rafts has something for everyone! Experience a real ‘off the beaten track’ Kiwi adventure with genuine Kiwi hospitality!
hokitika, south island
hokitika, south island

Hokitika Scenic Tours

scenic, tours, transport
Welcome to this part of the world. Hokitika Scenic Tours offer personal special tours & transport to any destination or attraction you wish to visit on the West Coast in New Zealand.
auckland, dunedin, matamata, north island, queenstown, rotorua, south island
auckland, dunedin, matamata, north island, queenstown, rotorua, south island

HeadFirst Travel

bus-tour, hobbiton, waitomo
HeadFirst Travel offer unforgettable travel experiences for visitors to New Zealand in a way they won't find anywhere else. Their core purpose is to Bring Alive Local Legends (BALL) for visitors while transporting them to exciting destinations & attractions via their entertaining BALL Team (Special Bus Drivers with the 'juice' who want their passengers to have a ball).

InterCity

bus, coach, transport
InterCity is the largest bus network in New Zealand, getting people to more than 600 towns, cities and communities around the country
marahau, nelson, south island
marahau, nelson, south island

Abel Tasman Canyons

adrenaline, adventure, cayoning
Slide down water polished chutes, jump into crystal clear pools and abseil through showering waterfalls. That's what canyoning is about! Join Abel Tasman Canyons for an exciting, action packed canyoning trips with fun guides and mind blowing scenery.
north island, taupo
north island, taupo

Taupo Tandem Skydive

extreme, skydive
Taupo Tandem Skydiving is New Zealand's #1 Rated Skydive on Tripadvisor. Operating for over 25 years, they're the original tandem dropzone in NZ - they've thrown over 200,000 crazy people out of our planes!
franz josef, south island
franz josef, south island

Glacier Country Kayaks

guided-tour, kayaking, water-activity
Join Glacier Country Kayaks on a unique kayak adventure and kiwi sanctuary tour – just minutes from Franz Josef Glacier!
north island, rotorua
north island, rotorua

Velocity Valley Adventure Park

adrenaline, bungy, jetboat
Velocity Valley, where speed, adrenaline and fear collide.  With 5 iconic New Zealand adrenaline adventures within one location, we have something to cater for everyone.
hokitika, south island
hokitika, south island

West Coast Tree Top Walk & Cafe

nature, treetop, walking
An exhilarating treetop adventure among temperate rainforest giants. Experience life with the birds high in the ancient Rimu and Kamahi tree canopy.
marahau, nelson, south island
marahau, nelson, south island

Marahau Sea Kayaks (MSK)

kayaking, tour, water-activity
The Abel Tasman National Park’s crystal clear waters and golden-sand beaches are set against a backdrop of lush native rainforest. All of these elements combine to make the Abel Tasman New Zealand’s premiere location for sea kayaking.
kaikoura, south island
kaikoura, south island

Whale Watch Kaikōura

boat, sight-seeing
Award winning Whale Watch Kaikōura – New Zealand's only marine-based whale watching company offers visitors exciting close encounters with Giant Sperm Whales at all times of the year.
north island, rotorua
north island, rotorua

ZORB

adrenaline, adventure
ZORB Rotorua is the largest downhill ball rolling park in the world and is operated by the Kiwi inventors of this iconic bucket list adventure activity.
south island
south island

Pohatu penguins

kayaking, nature, tours
Pohatu penguins offers unique nature tours and sea-kayaking safaris to the largest colony of Little penguins on mainland NZ with over 1250 breeding pairs. They have options for all to enjoy. 2 and 4 hour Scenic nature tours, Evening penguin safari, sea-kayaking or even a 24 hour Pohatu package.
kaikoura, south island
kaikoura, south island

Dolphin Encounter

boat, swimming, wildlife
A tour to encounter Kaikoura’s dusky dolphins can only be described as magical and inspiring. Swimming with dolphins is a unique activity and often described as a life-changing experience.
north island, paihia
north island, paihia

Fullers GreatSights

bus-tour, sight-seeing
The breath taking Bay of Islands will not disappoint - whether you want to head to the tip of New Zealand on a tour to Cape Reinga, surf the giant Sand Dunes on Ninety Mile Beach or cruise your way through the 144 islands of the Bay.  
christchurch, south island
christchurch, south island

Christchurch Adventure Park

chair-lift, mountain-biking, zip-line
The Christchurch Adventure Park set in the Port Hills is a hub for the locals as well as a major attraction for visitors. The onsite village includes a café that seats over 200 and the chairlift provides access to the Southern Hemisphere’s largest collection of lift-accessed bike trails, the zipline tour and a stunning view.
kaikoura, south island
kaikoura, south island

Albatross Encounter

bird-watching, boat
Kaikoura is not only famous for whales and dolphins but  it is also regarded as a world class location  for viewing seabirds, and in particular albatross.
kaikoura, south island
kaikoura, south island

Kaikoura Kayaks

adventure, kayaking
Paddle with playful Fur Seals as they dive and manoeuvre around your kayak. Continue around the coastline for a chance of encounters with Dusky Dolphins, Blue Penguins and Albatross.  
christchurch, kaikoura, south island
christchurch, kaikoura, south island

Hanmer Springs Attractions

adventure, extreme
Many adventures, one location! Hanmer Springs Attractions offers you the outdoor adventure activities that New Zealand is famous for in the natural environment of Hanmer Springs
christchurch, south island
christchurch, south island

Hassle Free Tours

lord-of-the-rings, sight-seeing
Experience New Zealand The Hassle-Free Way...with Hassle-free Tours! Hassle-free Tours specialises in offering unique city and day tour experiences throughout the spectacular regions of Auckland, Christchurch & Canterbury.
auckland, christchurch, north island, queenstown, south island
auckland, christchurch, north island, queenstown, south island

Snap Rentals

car-rental
Snap Rentals is New Zealand's fastest growing and most innovative car rental company. With rental locations in Auckland City, Auckland Airport, Christchurch Airport, Queenstown Airport and Queenstown Town Centre, they have New Zealand covered.
christchurch, south island
christchurch, south island

Christchurch Gondola

gondola, sight-seeing
The Gondola offers a unique Christchurch sightseeing experience that you’ll never forget. Soar suspended above the valleys as the birds fly beneath your cable car.
north island, paihia
north island, paihia

Explore

sight-seeing, tours
Travelling the Bay of Islands should be more than ticking a box off the list. Explore offers the best in unique, amazing experiences from Cape Reinga & 90 Mile Beach to cruising the majestic Bay of Islands in depth. With on-board nature guides and local crew you’ll be looked after by the best.
christchurch, south island
christchurch, south island

Christchurch Attractions

bus-tour, sight-seeing, tram
Christchurch Attractions offers plenty of fun-filled activities, including the City Tram Tour, Botanic Gardens Tour and the Christchurch Grand Tour which includes entry to their four top attractions on a fully-guided day tour
auckland, christchurch, north island, south island
auckland, christchurch, north island, south island

Soaring Kiwi Tours

bus-tour, sight-seeing
Soaring Kiwi Tours operates unique double decker city sightseeing tours in Auckland and Christchurch!
christchurch, south island
christchurch, south island

Punting on the Avon

boat, river, sight-seeing
Admire the beautiful Christchurch Botanic Gardens as you are expertly guided gently along the Avon River on the relaxing Punting tours. An iconic Christchurch activity not to be missed.