New Zealand Freechoice Directory

Our Scenic Freechoice daily excursions will enable you to explore charming towns frequented by friendly locals, dramatic mountain ranges, ethereal glaciers and dynamic cultures, all of which make New Zealand an otherworldly destination.
  • Agrodome Sheepshow and Kiwi Encounter
    Experience an informative insight into farming and visit New Zealand’s best sheep show. See native plants and witness rare kiwis in a simulated natural environment.
  • Akaroa
    Explore the historic French settlement of Akora, set on a long harbour, surrounded by volcanic hills, and experience majestic scenery and stunning wildlife on a two-hour Nature Harbour Cruise.
  • America's Cup Sailing
    The America’s Cup is the ultimate yachting regatta and this is a unique opportunity to join in as part of the crew or simply enjoy the action.
  • Art Deco Walking Tour
    Discover the fascinating story of Napier’s heritage on a guided walking tour. Levelled by a devastating earthquake in 1931, the town was completely rebuilt within the contemporary style of the times, Art Deco.
  • Auckland City Highlights Tour
    Explore the history of Auckland during a guided city tour. See the Harbour Bridge, historic Devonport and take in the stunning panoramic views from atop Mount Victoria.
  • Auckland Morning Cruise
    Cruise the sparkling waters of Auckland’s beautiful Waitemata Harbour and learn about the city’s best-loved landmarks. Highlights include views of the Harbour Bridge and Devonport’s historic naval base.
  • Avon Punting and Gardens Tour
    Relax as the Edwardian punt glides you down the Avon River through the beautiful city of Christchurch. Later tour the Botanic Gardens.
  • Botanical Gardens
    Explore the Botanic Gardens including commentary by your expert guide and driver. Discover the natural beauty, history and culture of this central city oasis while at the same time being taken around the gardens in comfort and style.
  • Boutique Wineries Tour
    Visit two of Queenstown’s award-winning wineries, both set in picturesque surroundings. Enjoy an underground wine cave tour, cheese tastings and a gourmet lunch.
  • Cape Brett Cruise
    Discover the spectacular scenery in an area that is soaked in rich culture and history and encounter diverse wildlife in their natural surroundings. Visit the iconic ‘Hole in the Rock’ and, if the conditions permit, travel through it.
  • City and Lakes Tour
    Experience an informative insight into farming and visit New Zealand’s best sheep show. See native plants and witness rare kiwis in a simulated natural environment.
  • Dart River Wilderness Jet
    Experience incredible scenery, wilderness jet boating and Mãori culture on Dart River in the World Heritage area of Mount Aspiring National Park.
  • Ferry Ride to Russell
    Visit Russell, where the original street plan and names from the 19th century are still intact.
  • Gondola ride & Volcanic Hills Winery
    Sample carefully crafted Volcanic Hills wines from New Zealand’s most recognized and respected wine regions, all while enjoying panoramic views over Lake Rotorua.
  • Guided Tour of the Aquarium
    Take a guided tour of the Aquarium and learn how New Zealand fits into the world picture of ocean life. Learn about the breeding cycle of the iconic kiwi and experience a behind the scenes tour of the little penguins.
  • Half Day Lakeshore, Forest & Bird Walk
    ake a guide walk through the best of native flora and bird-life, with magnificent lake and mountain views in an area with its own micro-climate.
  • Heritage Walking Tour
    Explore the heritage of Dunedin, once New Zealand’s largest and wealthiest city, and discover one of the finest collections of Victorian and Edwardian buildings in the Southern Hemisphere.
  • International Antarctic Centre
    Take a ride on the Penguin Express to the Antarctic Centre where you’ll learn about the wildlife of Antarctica. Make sure to visit the Little Blue Penguins at the Penguin Encounter.
  • Larnach Castle and Garden Tour
    Surrounded by beautiful gardens, Larnach Castle has magnificent carved ceilings, a collection of antiques and offers spectacular views. Includes lunch.
  • Lunch Cruise
    Pass Omata Estate Vineyard and Kororareka Oyster Farms as you cruise the waterways of Opua and Okiato. Relax on board with the friendly crew and enjoy lunch.
  • Open-top Bus Tour
    Visit all the must-see sights on this bus tour and experience everything there is to see and do in this historic, yet contemporary city.
  • Otago Peninsula Wildlife Tour
    Take a half-day cruise to discover the natural beauty and wildlife of the Otago Peninsula. View the only mainland nesting place of the Northern Royal Albatross in the world and learn about the harbour’s volcanic geology and it’s Mãori and European history.
  • Polynesian Day Spa
    Take the time to pamper yourself and relax in the natural therapeutic waters at the Spa which overlooks beautiful Lake Rotorua.
  • Royal Albatross Colony
    The Royal Albatross Centre is the only mainland place in the world to view Northern Royal Albatross in their natural habitat.
  • Safari of the Scenes Tour
    Step into the real locations such as ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ trilogy. Bring the films to life with authentic replica props, dress up and take photos or simply soak up the breathtaking mountain and forest scenery.
  • Shotover Jet Adventure
    As the accelerator hits the fl oor, your adrenaline hits the roof as you take a unique, breathtaking ride through the dramatic and narrow canyons of the Shotover River.
  • Skippers Canyon
    Skippers Canyon was formed by glaciers approximately 25,000 years ago and this tour of the former gold mining region offers some of the most spectacular mountain scenery imaginable.
  • Taieri Gorge Railway
    Enjoy a sightseeing train trip through the spectacular Taieri River Gorge, over wrought iron viaducts and through tunnels built over a century ago.
  • Taste of Bay Tour
    This completely unique tour is the ultimate way to experience the best the Bay Of Islands has to offer. Travelling with a local guide experience Cottle Hill Vineyard, Makana Chocolate Factory, Olivado Oil, Manuka Honey, Haruru Waterfalls and K4 Kombucha Brewery.
  • Vintage Car Highlights Tour
    Enjoy a mini tour of Napier in a luxurious 1930’s vintage car. Learn of the city’s heritage and view some of its most famous landmarks, including New Zealand’s most photographed building in Ahurir.
  • Waiheke Island Explorer
    Cruise to Waiheke Island for a tour of the island’s history and culture. See beautiful coastal vistas, pass stunning hillside vineyards and look down on sweeping sandy beaches.
  • Waitakere Wilderness Experience
    Visit the Waitakere Ranges, with its breathtaking vistas, streams and waterfalls. Walk though the lush native rainforest and along the wild black sand beaches.