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North and South Island of New Zealand

Posted on October 18, 2019 at 11:10 PM

Yes another calm sailing across the Cook Strait from Wellington in the North Island to Picton in the South Island on the Interislander Ferry 14 calm sailings in a row now...and the drive down through Tongaririo National Park was stunning. Another great tour in New Zealand.

Picton Cruise Ship Day - New Zealand

Posted on October 18, 2019 at 11:00 PM

Yesterday I had a lovely day tour off the Ovation of Seas docked in Picton in the South Island of New Zealand. My Guests were from Canada and once again the sun was out, which made it a brilliant day to explore the local surrounds. They plan to be back again for a longer tour one day.

Sunrise over Lake Tekapo - South Island New Zealand

Posted on May 19, 2019 at 3:10 PM

On my way back after finishing my 9 Day Tour  of New Zealand, I was presented with a great show during the sun rising over Lake Tekapo. in the South Island.


New Zealand Private 9 Day Tour - South Island

Posted on May 19, 2019 at 2:15 PM

This was the last 2 days for my Guests from California, on a 9 Day Private Tour with me and they certainly experienced the dramatic changes in weather in New Zealand. Thank goodness they had a great day on the Milford Sound yesterday and although the weather was not kind to them again today in Queenstown, the second time around...they made the most of it. I hope you have had a great trip to Oz..and thanks heaps for the beautiful bottle of wine!..It has been alot of fun! Safe and happy travels for the future. Once again a great private tour through New Zealand.

Queenstown New Zealand - South Island

Posted on May 13, 2019 at 3:55 AM

Yesterday the weather caved in a little on their private tour, as we made or way from the Mount Cook Village to Queenstown. What to do on a wet day..... some great otago wineries to explore, and a perfect day for the the Icebar...had to be keen! Their 9 Day Tour is going really well. They think that I am a great driver so that is a bonus too.

New Zealand Marlborough Wine Region Private Tour

Posted on May 9, 2019 at 4:45 AM

As one of my Guests on their private tour have been doing some viticulture placement experience in the Marlborough, it was time for her to enjoy a some of the wines in the area herself. They had started their tour in Auckland and this has been one of their favourite parts of their tour.

New Zealand North Island Tour - Rotorua and Taupo

Posted on May 8, 2019 at 2:45 AM

The last couple of days on their private tour was spent enjoying a little of our Maori Culture and some thermal experiences at Whakarewarewa and a great walk through the Redwoods in Rotorua. They finished their day in Taupo with a an afternoon of fly fishing and a view of Huka Falls.. Another great day while the weather holds!

New Zealand 9 Day Tour - North and South Islands

Posted on May 8, 2019 at 2:30 AM

This morning I picked up a lovely family visiting from California, for a 9 Day tour throughout part of the North and South Islands of New Zealand.They experienced a little of the WaitomoCaves, Kiwis at the Kiwi House and a short walk, a little cheese tasting and an adrenaline fix in Rotorua at Ogo...lots of fun ahead! A great start for their private tour.

A Great Day in Kaikoura South Island

Posted on March 29, 2019 at 1:30 PM

Their last day in the South Island on their private tour was spent around Kaikoura and since the November earthquake there are some amazing rock formations and is great for exploring New Zealand. A few wineries were also taken in on our way to Picton. A great day!

Kaharangi National Park and Karamea

Posted on March 27, 2019 at 12:55 AM

We have been so fortunate to keep ahead of the weathe on this private tour of the West Coast of New Zealand.My Guests explored the many caves in this stunning area of the South Island.