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Totaranui Camping Ground

Totaranui Camping Ground - Abel Tasman National Park

Large DOC campsite, basic facilities

South Island > Nelson Region > Abel Tasman

Totaranui Camping Ground - Abel Tasman National Park
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Yann Le Gac

France

Ranking: 10/10

$10 pp in May for a campervan. The road to get there is beautiful. Wonderful site on a remote beach that you can reac...

$10 pp in May for a campervan. The road to get there is beautiful. Wonderful site on a remote beach that you can reach via a gravel road, well maintained so no issues here. Arrived just before sunset and it was wonderful to walk on the beautiful beach. Was mostly empty in May but it apparently is very busy and crowded in summer.

Reviewed 4 days ago

Matata Beach
Matata Camping Ground
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Christina L

Ranking: 10/10

Great DOC Campground. Very clean, nice administration and a hot shower for 50 cents per 4 minutes. They do claim $2 e...

Great DOC Campground. Very clean, nice administration and a hot shower for 50 cents per 4 minutes. They do claim $2 extra for rubbish disposal but this is once. For $8 one of the best campgrounds I've seen.

Reviewed 5 days ago

Enjoy a range of great activtiies

Flying Kiwi Adventure Tours

Flying kiwi is the best way to experience the outdoor beauty and excitement of NZ. These trips offer more national parks, more activities, more...

Flying Kiwi Adventure Tours
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Maria Massalitina

Ukraine

Ranking: 10/10

I must admit that I was blessed to experience NZ with Flying Kiwi team.

This was my 1st trip alone to such a distan...

I must admit that I was blessed to experience NZ with Flying Kiwi team.

This was my 1st trip alone to such a distant place, and guys supported me a lot even at preparing stage of my traveling, always nice and helping.
And already in NZ it was an amazing month! Our driver Terry and guides Nga and two Dions were always supporting. These guys showed their best in helping our group in so many different situations, always staying positive and open-minded.

I strongly recommend Ultimate Explorer Tour - it gave me amazing opportunities discovering not only new country and outstanding Nature. I discovered myself in this tour.

Tracking, camping, beautiful places, volcanoes, mountains, rivers, lakes and oceans, ancient huge trees, swimming with dolphins and etc., and etc - this place is unique! And Flying Kiwi developed this tour in such a way, that every participant of our group could find something special while traveling this tour, for it was rich on various activities, and diversity of places gave us non-stop flow of impressions. And these impressions are life-long. It is true for it has passed more than 7 years already - and that experience still keeps me smiling happily.

I will definitely say YES! to next opportunity of experiencing this marvelous place of our planet with Flying Kiwi! :)

I can write a huuuge essay about particular spots and stories, meeting people from all-over the world, sharing beauty and simplicity. ))
So to be short - it's a magical place with fantastic tour operator worth experiencing, no doubts!

Thank you, guys!
Greetings from Kiev

Reviewed 7 days ago and experienced in January 2008

Flying Kiwi Adventure Tours responds:

thanks so much for the kind words Maria :)

Roscos Milford Kayaks

Milford Sound's original kayak operator

South Island > Fiordland > Milford Sound - Fiordland National Park

Roscos Milford Kayaks
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Emma

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Wouldn't do Milford Sound any other way.
Saw heaps of seals (5+), saw a Fiordland Penguin feeding on a fish, and Sti...

Wouldn't do Milford Sound any other way.
Saw heaps of seals (5+), saw a Fiordland Penguin feeding on a fish, and Stirling Falls from directly underneath.
What a day!
Don't need to be overly fit to take part in these either.
Good 3hr trip :)

Reviewed 17 days ago and experienced in March 2015

Waikanae Beach Public Showers and Playground

Waikanae Beach Top 10 Holiday Park - Gisborne

Right by the beach. Right next to town.

North Island > Out East > Gisborne

Waikanae Beach Top 10 Holiday Park - Gisborne
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John Chilcote

Ranking: 9/10

Great location, adjacent to the beach and within an easy walk of excellent restaurants. Clean, many amenities includi...

Great location, adjacent to the beach and within an easy walk of excellent restaurants. Clean, many amenities including outstanding kitchens and clean showers and bathrooms.

Reviewed 17 days ago

U Fly Extreme - Pilot a Stunt Plane
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Dieter Schmees

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Adrenaline plus.

Adrenaline plus.

Reviewed 18 days ago and experienced in December 2014

Totaranui Camping Ground

Totaranui Camping Ground - Abel Tasman National Park

Large DOC campsite, basic facilities

South Island > Nelson Region > Abel Tasman

Totaranui Camping Ground - Abel Tasman National Park
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K C Costonis

Ranking: 10/10

AWESOME place. We went mid April and basically had the place to ourselves. Spots for fires. Bathroom and trash area p...

AWESOME place. We went mid April and basically had the place to ourselves. Spots for fires. Bathroom and trash area provided. Stay in spot U20 and the cove next to the camp spot is awesome for swimming.
Sand flies out of control. Bring bug spray.

Reviewed 28 days ago

Leap from a perfectly good plane!!

Skydive Lake Wanaka

Imagine freefalling from 15,000 feet above the most spectacular scenery in New Zealand !

South Island > Wanaka Region > Wanaka

Skydive Lake Wanaka
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melissa heng

Singapore

Ranking: 10/10

Best experience ever!!!!! Strap yourself to a lovely stranger and experience the best! How apt!

Best experience ever!!!!! Strap yourself to a lovely stranger and experience the best! How apt!

Reviewed 30 days ago

A trip in to the beach

CharterLink

Enjoy the beautiful waters of New Zealand's cruising play ground.

North Island > Auckland Region > Auckland

CharterLink
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David Jones

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Boat was immaculate, and functioned well. Sails were adequate. Stern door needed adjustment, which I assume has been ...

Boat was immaculate, and functioned well. Sails were adequate. Stern door needed adjustment, which I assume has been accomplished

Reviewed about 1 month ago

Maori Tours Kaikoura

"Unique and Fascinating"(Lonely Planet)

South Island > Kaikoura Region > Kaikoura

Maori Tours Kaikoura
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ilene resnick

United States

Ranking: 10/10

There were 9 of us traveling together, ages 13 - 80 and on our second day in New Zealand we had a private tour with R...

There were 9 of us traveling together, ages 13 - 80 and on our second day in New Zealand we had a private tour with Rebecca and her brother in law.
We each loved the tour! They made it personal and genuine. We really felt like we were getting a view into the world of the Maori, their culture and their ways. Cannot say enough good things about it, and would do it again!

Reviewed about 1 month ago and experienced in December 2014

Maori Tours Kaikoura responds:

Kia ora Ilene, thank you very much for posting this review about your families time with us. We enjoyed meeting you all when you stopped by for afternoon tea. I'll be sure to give Rebecca and Parata the feedback as well. Thanks again - Heather.

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