Exploration & Inspiration

Walk the glaciers of Mt Aspiring yourself.  Explore Fiordland National Park by kayak or paddle board. Enjoy breakfast on the edge of the Matukituki River in the Southern Lakes.

 

Whatever the adventure, NewZeal® will take you there.

 

Authentic experiential travel for families and small groups of individuals in these regions is our forte.

Years of engaging with these lands have shown us the power they have to create lasting transformation. The itineraries we build are as bespoke as each individual we take on them.

 

When you discover pristine wilderness environments and take part in thrilling multi-sport adventures, you create unforgettable memories. 

 

More than that, you connect intimately with your loved ones and discover new personal depths.

 

Our Private Travel is offered in 4 investment categories: Active, Adventure, Discovery and Exploration.

Browse below to understand what each has to offer.

If you want to know more about our Private Travel experiences, or have any questions, we'd love to hear from you.

 

Active experiences

...jolt you to life

 

They’re crafted to super-charge you with awe and adrenalin by cramming in a full-day’s exploration of some of the Southern Lakes’ most special habitats. Taking place in locations easily accessible from your hotel by 4x4, they max the time you have to engage in activities, while soaking up your surroundings and each other.
 

4x4 transfer to accessible, exceptional Southern Lake habitats.

Perfectly suited for families and small groups.

Fully-hosted by a professional private guide.

Activities tailored to be exhilarating, yet achievable.

Delicious lunches showcasing New Zealand’s finest cuisines, and regional wines, craft beers and fresh juices.

 

 

Adventure experiences
...yell out to your wild side

 

They build on the profile of Active experiences by whisking you to wilderness environments well away from major tourist areas, often via short direct helicopter transfers. This thrilling journey to lesser-known spots of breathtaking beauty is a true highlight.

 

Helicopter transfer to lesser-known South Island areas.

Perfectly suited for families and small groups.

Fully-hosted by a professional private guide.

Activities tailored to be exhilarating, yet achievable.

Delicious lunches showcasing New Zealand’s finest cuisines, and regional wines, craft beers and fresh juices.

 

Discovery experiences
...dive you deep into nature

 

Our helicopter is yours for the day, transporting you to and between inaccessible secret island venues, where a menu of high-octane activities awaits. These itineraries provide the highest standards of experiential travel, each as unique as the individuals it’s our joy to take on them.

 

Exclusive helicopter safari of the remoter South Island areas.

Perfectly suited for families and small groups.

Fully-hosted by a professional private guide, from arrival to departure.

Activities tailored to be exhilarating, yet achievable.

Delicious lunches showcasing New Zealand’s finest cuisines, and regional wines, craft beers and fresh juices.

 

 

Exploration experiences
...re-frame your perspective

 

NewZeal® has secured access permissions unmatched on the South Island to define these as the pinnacle of immersive travel. Together, we explore remote wilderness areas of outstanding character by helicopter that permit only a few visitors a year. Challenge your spirit and your senses as never before.

 

Exclusive helicopter safari into the South Island’s most untouched landscapes.

Perfectly suited for families and small groups.

Fully-hosted by a professional private guide, from arrival to departure.

Activities tailored to be exhilarating, yet achievable.

Delicious lunches showcasing New Zealand’s finest cuisines, and regional wines, craft beers and fresh juices.

Set up in advance by a specialist team, for your maximum comfort and enjoyment.