...our accommodations were immaculate and in perfect locations. The places we stayed and the tours we took were exceptional.
Bonnie M
New Zealand
by The Travel Group
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Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Happy feet


Want to see some really HAPPY Feet? (video). I got up close and personal with the rare yellow eyed penguins ...

Posted on Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Lord of the Rings fans

Hey, all you Lord of the Rings fans, adventure travel seekers, check out this safety video from Air New Zealand. Click here

 

Posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2015

New Zealand Wonderland

 17 Day Full Escorted Group Tour includes: Ride the TranzAlpine train, Cruise the Bay of Islands, Explore the Waitomo glow worm caves, See Maori culture in Rotorua visit Lake Taupo and Huka Falls plus more. Learn more:

Posted on Thursday, April 23, 2015

Golf & Wellness Tour in New Zealand

 

 

 

 

 
  ~  November 11 - 23 2014  ~  Learn more  ~

 

 

Posted on Thursday, August 21, 2014
Posted on Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Annie's adventure in Milford Sound

Milford Sound is the 4th rainiest place on earth getting a whopping 7 metres of rain a year. Read more.

Posted on Thursday, May 8, 2014

Get wild on Waiheke

Looking for adventure ? Check out the fabulous Waiheke Island! Only thirty-five minutes across the sparkling Waitemata Harbour by ferry from downtown Auckland.

Posted on Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Do you think it is the best burger in the world

Have you ever wonder what one of the Best Burgers in the World would taste like? To find out you’ll want Marie to book you a visit to Queenstown, New Zealand!

Posted on Friday, November 15, 2013

Tongariro Crossing

Great news for users of the iconic Tongariro Alpine Crossing (TAC). The Department of Conservation (DOC) announced on October 8th that the track will remain open for the summer trekking season, subject to any significant changes in the volcanic activity on the track.

Posted on Monday, October 21, 2013

Rotorua

Te Puia is the premier Māori cultural centre in New Zealand - a place of gushing waters, steaming vents, boiling mud pools and spectacular geysers. Our Māori tradition lives on at Te Whakarewarewa, with our guided tours and attractions, our Māori culture, and our National Carving and Weaving Schools of New Zealand.

Posted on Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Do you know how beautiful New Zealand is?

The producers of the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings knew how beautiful New Zealand is click here to see “home of Middle-earth”

Posted on Monday, August 12, 2013

New flights make a quicker trip

 By flying direct, travellers will reduce their travel time by 3 hours, rather than stopping over in Auckland or Sydney.

Posted on Thursday, August 1, 2013

New Zealand's Spas and Natural Hot Pools

Make sure you allow some relaxation time while travelling in New Zealand by enjoying the Natural Hot Pools and experiencing a Spa treatment. Learn more

Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Adventures in Oz

The summer 2013 addition of the Ensemble Vacations magazine is out and there is a great article about “Adventures in OZ.”

Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2013

New Zealand Adventure

Do you like having your itinerary booked, but still have lots of free time?
 
Visit the America's Cup Village, take a Harbour Cruise, go Zorbing, get up close to Penguins at the...
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2013

Calling Cyclist Enthusiasts

The Tour of New Zealand, in only its second year in business has captured the imaginational of cycle riders throughout the world! The event is a challenging but non-competitive multi day cycle tour based on the professional tours, such as the Tour de France, but aimed at amateur and recreational cyclists. click for more information

Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2013

KiwiRail: Northern Explorer – Waitomo stop added.

Great news; Kiwi Rail is reinstating the Otorohanga stop on its Northern Explorer train service between Auckland & Wellington so you can visit Waitomo Caves.
While you are there you could face your fears on the extreme Black Odyssey Caving Adventure or visit Treetops Lodge & Estate. ...

Posted on Monday, March 11, 2013

West Coast Treetop Walk & Café,

The first of its kind in New Zealand, the The West Coast Treetop Walk opened their doors in December 2012 at Lake Mahinapua, 15km south of Hokitika. Marie tells us a little more about what to expect on this walk in the trees.

Posted on Monday, February 25, 2013

South Pacific Bonanza

 

TRAVEL2 SOUTH PACIFIC BOOKING BONANZA

 

 
Hurry, must book by March 31, 2013
 
Posted on Thursday, February 7, 2013

Fiordland National Park

located in South West New Zealand is the largest national park in New Zealand covering encompassing nearly 1.2 million hectares. As one of the world’s greatest wilderness areas Fiordland National Park is characterised by steep, jumbled topography, rugged coastline, dense rainforest and a challenging climate. Does this sould like a place you'd like to visit? Click here and Marie will tell you more about it....

Posted on Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Self drive - to explore The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings

There is much excitement in New Zealand right now with the world premiere of The Hobbit in Wellington. Air New Zealand has painted their aircraft with Hobbit characters and produced a great flight safety video promoting the movie.

So if you are a Hobbit and Lord of the Rings fan here is a suggested self drive itinerary for you to include on your next trip to Middle Earth!

Posted on Friday, December 14, 2012

Like a travelling circus, the filming of The Hobbit

"Peter’s location scouts and Peter himself in a helicopter found some very remote places. To found something that was absolutely perfect."

Posted on Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Off the Beaten Track

One of Marie's trips back to New Zealand was heading to Stewart Island. It is way down South for those of you not familiar with New Zealand, you can visit for a day or spend a couple of nights in a Bed & Breakfast.

Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2012

Why New Zealand ?

Would you like to visit a place with incredible scenery where no matter where you are you're not more than 100 miles from the ocean. Do you love to hike and explore the outdoors ? Stroll a small town visiting coffee shops, enjoying lamingtons and cheese rolls ? 

 

 

 

 

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Posted on Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Posted on Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Middle Earth Encounter

Jason has personally traveled through New Zealand searching for Lord of The Rings Locations.  He can help you discover how much fun this can be while visiting beautiful areas filmed in the movie trilogy! Check out one of the many itineraries you could encounter:

Posted on Monday, December 6, 2010

Air New Zealand to offer "Cuddle Class"

While some airlines are considering offering standing-room only flights if they can get away with it (grrrrr), Air New Zealand is taking the opposite tack and serving up what every budget traveler longs for: Room to sleep.

 

“Cuddle class” will offer tired families and...

Posted on Wednesday, October 20, 2010