6 awesome Kiwi travel deals
Seeking some local adventure, and some sweet deals while you’re at it? With international travel off the cards and our tourism industry in need of support, now’s the perfect time to explore your own backyard!
Free ferry to Waiheke for zip-lining
Waiheke is known for its white sandy beaches and vineyards, but why not make your trip unforgettable by zip-lining through the island’s native forest. Award winning company EcoZip are so keen for customers they’re offering to pay for your return ferry trip – meaning $129 for adults, inclusive of ferry travel.
Campervan rental from $15 a night
Tourists love exploring New Zealand by campervan, and it’s easy to see why. You can pretty easily drive the full length of the country (or an island), no need to book accommodation, and end up wherever the wind takes you. Now kiwis can enjoy the same experience, with deals from just $29 a night at Britz campervans. Escape Rentals are also offering awesome deals from just $15 a day, if you book for a fortnight.
Glowworm kayak tour deals
Starting the adventure in Cambridge, kayak down the Waikato River and enjoy lake views before making your way through the glow-worm canyon.
Usually priced at $130 per adult and $90 per child, tours with BoatShed Kayaks are down to $79 per adult and $59 per child (or $229 for a family pass) until August 31, 2020. Or choose a package including a night in a Lake Karapiro chalet and breakfast at Podium Café – $266 for two or $450 family package.
Kids stay free in Otago
There’s no need to travel to Austria for secluded wooden lodge accommodation. Cascade Creek Retreat might be the perfect winter getaway – featuring outdoor cast iron baths, an oversized stone fireplace and no phone reception or Wi-Fi. Kids stay free during July holidays!
Abel Tasman package deals
Experience Abel Tasman by both boat and foot with a great deal from Wilsons Walks. Package includes beachfront accommodation, transfers, a coastline boat tour, meals and self-guided walk. Selected travel dates between October 2020 and April 2021. Usually $1,350 now $995 pp twin share at GrabOne
Remarkables scenic flight deal
Whatever you’re into, Queenstown is one of New Zealand’s best destinations, all year round. Experience it from the sky with a 20-minute scenic flight over the Remarkables. In good conditions in winter you’ll even experience a snow landing. Usually $280 pp (adults), now from just $95 for selected dates via BookMe.
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