Introduction

Find businesses that are DOC-approved to provide activities and services in conservation areas in the Nelson/Tasman region.

DOC Approved label.

This page lists businesses that have DOC's approval to operate in the areas it manages and can display the DOC Approved label.

What the DOC Approved label means to visitors
How to get DOC's approval for your business

For more information, email docapproved@doc.govt.nz

List these providers by service:

Transport

Helibike Nelson

Adventurous mountain biking tours in and around the top of the South Island.

www.helibikenelson.co.nz

Places:  Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park; Heaphy Track; Kahurangi National Park; Mount Richmond Forest Park; Nelson Lakes National Park; Queen Charlotte Track

Activities:  Mountain biking

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

Golden Bay Air

Golden Bay Air are a scheduled air and shuttle transport company servicing the Heaphy Track and Abel Tasman.

http://www.goldenbayair.co.nz/

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park; Heaphy Track; Kahurangi National Park

Services:  Transport

Helicopter Charter Karamea

Helicopter charter, transport and scenic flights for Kahurangi National Park.

www.karameahelicharter.co.nz

Places:  Heaphy Track; Kahurangi National Park; Wangapeka Track

Services:  Transport

Abel Tasman Sea Shuttle

Charter boat trips and water taxi service in the Abel Tasman National Park. They also provide vessel-based marine mammal viewing along the Abel Tasman coastline, including Adele, Tonga and Pinnacle Islands.

www.abeltasmanseashuttles.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

Heaphy Track Help

Porterage service (food drops) to trampers on the Heaphy track.

www.heaphytrackhelp.co.nz

Places:  Heaphy Track; Kahurangi National Park

Services:  Transport

Adventure South

Guided mountain biking and walking across New Zealand.

www.adventuresouth.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park; Ahuriri Conservation Park; Alex Knob Track; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Ben Lomond Track; Borland Nature Walk; Brunner Mine Site Walk; Burnt Ridge Track; Callery Gorge Walk; Cape Foulwind Walkway; Charming Creek North Walkway; Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park mountain biking tracks; Craigieburn Forest Park tramping tracks; Craigieburn Forest Park walking tracks; Douglas Walk; Fiordland National Park; Fox Glacier area; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere Walk; Gertrude Saddle Route; Green Lake Track; Hanmer Forest Park; Hanmer Forest Park short walks; Hanmer Forest Park tramping tracks; Hanmer Forest Park walking tracks; Harihari Coastal Walkway; Heaphy Track; Jacks Blowhole Track; Kahurangi National Park; Karamea area; Kepler Track; Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area; Lake Alta Track; Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve; Lake Kaniere short walks; Lake Marian Falls Track; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Lake Monowai Peninsula Lookout Track; Lake Monowai/Borland Road area; Lake Rotoiti (West Bay) walks; Lake Rotoroa walking tracks; Makarora area; Matukituki Valley area; Mavora Lakes Conservation Park; Molesworth Recreation Reserve; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Fox Route; Mount Tuhua Track; Mueller Hut Route; Nelson Lakes National Park; Nydia Track; Ōkārito area; Otago Central Rail Trail; Oteake Conservation Park; Oteake Conservation Park tramping tracks; Oxford Forest Conservation Area; Paparoa National Park; Peak Hill Route; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve; Point Elizabeth Walkway; Punakaiki Pancake Rocks and Blowholes Walk; Queen Charlotte Track; Rob Roy Track; Roys Peak Track; Ruataniwha Conservation Park; Sentinel Rock Walk; Snowdon Forest Conservation Area; South Borland Track; Southern Paparoa Range; Te Kahui Kaupeka Conservation Park; Tongariro Alpine Crossing; Tongariro National Park; Tongariro Northern Circuit; Truman Track; Walks north of Haast township; West Matukituki Track; Westport area; Wilkin Valley - East Matukituki Traverse; Wilkin Valley tracks

Activities:  Mountain biking

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS)

Courses at the New Zealand Branch focus on hiking, canoeing, mountaineering, sea kayaking, sailing, and Maori culture.

www.nols.edu

Places:  Ahuriri Conservation Park; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Cave Stream Scenic Reserve; Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park tramping tracks; Craigieburn Forest Park walking tracks; Hāwea Conservation Park; Heaphy Track; Kahurangi National Park; Kahurangi Point Route; Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area; Lake Rotoroa walking tracks; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Leslie-Karamea Track; Mount Richmond Forest Park; Mt Owen tracks and routes; Nelson Lakes National Park; Nydia Track; Oxford Forest Conservation Area; Ruataniwha Conservation Park; St James Walkway; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Wakamarina Track; Wangapeka Track; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Boating; Climbing; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Transport; Accommodation; Guided activities and tours; Outdoor education and instruction

Tranquil Image

Charter boat in the Abel Tasman National Park.

+64 3 545-1682

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Services:  Transport

The Heaphy Bus Company

Bus services between Nelson and both ends (Brown Hut and Kohaihai Shelter) of the Heaphy Track.

www.theheaphybus.co.nz

Places:  Heaphy Track; Kahurangi National Park

Services:  Transport

Marlborough Helicopters

Helicopter service for Ka Whata Tu O Rakihouia and Mount Richmond Forest Park.

marl.heli@xtra.co.nz

Places:  Ka Whata Tu o Rakihouia Clarence; Mount Richmond Forest Park

Services:  Transport

Bus and Coach Association New Zealand

Charter bus services to carparks at conservation areas around New Zealand.

https://www.busandcoach.co.nz/

Services:  Transport

Helicopters Nelson New Zealand

Scenic and charter helicopter flights, guided fishing and hunting in Mount Richmond Forest Park and Kahurangi National Park and South Marlborough.

www.helicoptersnelson.co.nz

Places:  Kahurangi National Park; Mount Richmond Forest Park; Mt Owen tracks and routes

Activities:  Fishing; Hunting

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours; Weddings

Abel Tasman Wilson's Experience

Trips from 3 hours to 5 days including boat transport, walking and kayaking. Overnight stays at Beachfront Lodges in the park.

www.abeltasman.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Boating; Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

Absolute Adventures (2006)

Boat trips from Kaiteriteri in the Nelson region.

+64 3 528 0901

Activities:  Boating

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

Kaiteriteri Kayaks

Guided kayaking and walks in the Abel Tasman National Park.

www.seakayak.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Walking and tramping

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

Trek Express

Shuttle bus transport service to all tracks in Nelson/Tasman and Marlborough regions.

www.trekexpress.co.nz/

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park; Angelus Hut tracks and routes; Flower Brothers Walk; Heaphy Track; Inland Track; Kahurangi National Park; Lake Rotoiti (West Bay) walks; Lake Rotoroa walking tracks; Leslie-Karamea Track; Mount Richmond Forest Park; Mt Owen tracks and routes; Nelson Lakes National Park; Pelorus Sound walking tracks; Pelorus Track; Queen Charlotte Sound walking tracks; Queen Charlotte Track; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Wangapeka Track

Services:  Transport

Abel Tasman Charters

Scenic boat cruises and special boat charters in Abel Tasman National Park.

www.abeltasmancharters.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

Marahau Sea Kayaks (MSK) and Marahau Water Taxis

Guided kayaking and water taxi service in Abel Tasman National Park.

www.abeltasmancentre.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

Rotoiti Water Taxis

On demand water transport, lake fishing and scenic tours. Freedom kayak/canoe hire at Lake Rotoiti, Nelson Lakes National Park.

www.rotoitiwatertaxis.co.nz

Places:  Lake Rotoiti (West Bay) walks; Nelson Lakes National Park; Travers-Sabine Circuit

Activities:  Fishing; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Transport; Equipment rental; Guided activities and tours

Lake Rotoroa Water Taxi

Water taxi service on Lake Rotoroa, plus guided walking, hunting and fishing.

www.lakerotoroawatertaxi.co.nz

Places:  Lake Rotoroa walking tracks; Nelson Lakes National Park

Activities:  Boating; Fishing

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

Equipment rental

Rainbow Ski Area

Facilities including lifts, cafeteria and shop, as well as ski school and ski and snowboard rental.

www.skirainbow.co.nz

Activities:  Skiing and ski touring

Services:  Equipment rental; Facilities; Outdoor education and instruction

Rotoiti Water Taxis

On demand water transport, lake fishing and scenic tours. Freedom kayak/canoe hire at Lake Rotoiti, Nelson Lakes National Park.

www.rotoitiwatertaxis.co.nz

Places:  Lake Rotoiti (West Bay) walks; Nelson Lakes National Park; Travers-Sabine Circuit

Activities:  Fishing; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Transport; Equipment rental; Guided activities and tours

Accommodation

National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS)

Courses at the New Zealand Branch focus on hiking, canoeing, mountaineering, sea kayaking, sailing, and Maori culture.

www.nols.edu

Places:  Ahuriri Conservation Park; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Cave Stream Scenic Reserve; Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park tramping tracks; Craigieburn Forest Park walking tracks; Hāwea Conservation Park; Heaphy Track; Kahurangi National Park; Kahurangi Point Route; Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area; Lake Rotoroa walking tracks; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Leslie-Karamea Track; Mount Richmond Forest Park; Mt Owen tracks and routes; Nelson Lakes National Park; Nydia Track; Oxford Forest Conservation Area; Ruataniwha Conservation Park; St James Walkway; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Wakamarina Track; Wangapeka Track; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Boating; Climbing; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Transport; Accommodation; Guided activities and tours; Outdoor education and instruction

Mt Robert Foundation

Accommodation on Mount Robert, Nelson Lakes National Park, as part of club membership.

www.mtrobert.org.nz

Places:  Nelson Lakes National Park

Services:  Accommodation

Awaroa Lodge

Accommodation and activities in Abel Tasman National Park.

www.awaroalodge.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Accommodation

Facilities

Rainbow Ski Area

Facilities including lifts, cafeteria and shop, as well as ski school and ski and snowboard rental.

www.skirainbow.co.nz

Activities:  Skiing and ski touring

Services:  Equipment rental; Facilities; Outdoor education and instruction

Park Café

Cafe and Information Centre at Marahau at the edge of Abel Tasman National Park.

www.parkcafe.co.nz

Services:  Facilities

Guided activities and tours

Rotoiti Water Taxis

On demand water transport, lake fishing and scenic tours. Freedom kayak/canoe hire at Lake Rotoiti, Nelson Lakes National Park.

www.rotoitiwatertaxis.co.nz

Places:  Lake Rotoiti (West Bay) walks; Nelson Lakes National Park; Travers-Sabine Circuit

Activities:  Fishing; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Transport; Equipment rental; Guided activities and tours

Bushman Tours Limited

Bushman Tours offers visitors a chance to be guided by locals on stunning hikes through New Zealand’s native bush.

www.bushmantours.com

Places:  Craigieburn Forest Park; Godley Peaks Conservation Area; Kahurangi National Park; Kawakawa Bay tracks; Tongariro Forest Conservation Area; Tongariro National Park

Activities:  Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Abel Tasman Sea Shuttle

Charter boat trips and water taxi service in the Abel Tasman National Park. They also provide vessel-based marine mammal viewing along the Abel Tasman coastline, including Adele, Tonga and Pinnacle Islands.

www.abeltasmanseashuttles.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

Wilderness Canoe Trust

Canoe camps and trips for schools, groups etc.

http://www.canoejourneys.co.nz/

Places:  Molesworth Recreation Reserve

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Yonder Star Charters

Yonder Star is available for functions, half and full day hire, overnight and week long charters in Abel Tasman.

www.yonderstarcharters.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Boating

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Full On (NZ)

Multi-activities tours in the South Island as part of team building programmes.

www.fullon.co.nz

Places:  Arthur's Pass National Park; Cave Stream Scenic Reserve; Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park tramping tracks; Craigieburn Forest Park walking tracks; Heaphy Track; Kahurangi National Park; Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area; Lake Rotoroa walking tracks; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nelson Lakes National Park; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve; St James Walkway; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Wangapeka Track; Wilkin Valley tracks

Activities:  Climbing; Mountain biking; Skiing and ski touring

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Abel Tasman Guides

Guided walking Abel Tasman National Park and Queen Charlotte Track.

www.abeltasmanguides.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park; Queen Charlotte Sound/Tōtaranui area; Queen Charlotte Track

Activities:  Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

McKay Shipping

Boat cruises in Abel Tasman as part of cruise ship.

www.iss-mckay.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Boating

Services:  Guided activities and tours

R & R Kayaks

Small locally owned and operated sea kayaking company offering half-day through to multi-day tours as well as all kayak rental options.

www.rrkayaks.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Got To Get Out

A socially good adventure group that hosts hikes and mountain biking for adults. They take school or community groups into nature, arrange team building events for corporate groups, and provide bus transport, bikes and guided tours.

www.gottogetout.com

Places:  Akaroa Head Scenic Reserve walk; Alice Nash Memorial Heritage Lodge Track; Angelus Hut via Speargrass Track and Speargrass Creek Route; Arawata Bridle Track; Arohaki Lagoon Track; Around the Mountain Circuit; Arrowtown Chinese Settlement; Awaroa/Godley Head Loop Track; Beehive Creek Walkway; Ben Lomond Track; Big Bend Track; Billygoat Circuit; Black Hill Hut tracks; Blue Pools Track; Bob’s Cove Bridle Track; Boyd, Oamaru and Cascade Hut tracks; Bream Head Scenic Reserve; Bridge to Nowhere Walk; Broken Hills walking tracks; Butterfields Wetland Walk; Canaan Downs mountain bike tracks; Christchurch to Little River Rail Trail; Cookson Kauri Walk; Crown Track to Dickey's Flat; Daly's Clearing Loop Track; Deans Bank Track; Donnelly Flat Loop Walk; Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park tracks; Field Hut and Table Top; Five Mile Loop Track; Flora Hut and Mount Arthur Hut tracks; Gentle Annie Track; Gibbston River Trail; Glenroy Water Race Track; Goldie Bush Walkway ; Grahams Bush Track; H Tree Track; Haast Pass Lookout Track; Hakarimata Rail Trail; Hakarimata Summit Track; Harwoods Hole Track; Hawksbury lagoon and beach walk; Hay Scenic Reserve walk; Holdsworth - Kaitoke Track; Holdsworth roadend to Powell Hut/Mount Holdsworth; Hotoritori mountain bike trails; Huka Falls tracks; Kaiaraara Track to Mt Hobson (Hirakimata); Kaitoke Hot Springs Track to Mt Hobson (Hirakimata); Kakahu Bush tracks; Kakepuku Track; Kauaeranga Kauri Trail (Pinnacles Walk); Kauaeranga Valley short walks; Kauri Dam Walk; Kauri Loop Track; Lake Clearwater tracks; Lake Dispute to Moke Lake Track; Lake Dispute Track; Lake Emily tracks; Lake Emma to Lake Camp Track; Lake Hayes Walkway; Lake Rotoroa walking tracks; Leitch's Track; Little Manganuku Track ; Long Beach Walk; Main Ridge Track; Major Hornbrook Track; Manawatu Gorge Loop Track; Mangamate Loop Track; Mangaone Walkway; Mangapurua/Kaiwhakauka Track; Maratoto - Golden Cross Track; Middle Ridge Track; Minaret Burn Track; Moerangi Track; Moke Lake Loop Track; Mokoroa Falls Track; Mokoroa Stream Track ; Motutara Recreation Reserve Walk; Mount Arthur summit; Mount Iron Track; Mount Pureora from Link Road; Mount Somers Track; Mt Crichton Loop Track; Mt Holdsworth - Jumbo Circuit; Newcastle Track; Nga Taonga Nature Walk; Nīkau Palm Gully Scenic Reserve walk; Okahukura Loop; Okura Bush Walkway; Orari Gorge Track; Orokonui lagoon walk; Ōrongorongo Track; Otago Central Rail Trail; Ōtepatotu Scenic Reserve walk; Outram Glen to Lee Stream Walk; Parata Tramping Track; Peach Cove Track; Pirau Ridge Track; Pirongia summit via Bell & Tahuanui Tracks; Port FitzRoy: Old Lady Track; Port FitzRoy: Warren's and Bridle Tracks; Potts River tracks; Pukatea Ridge Track; Puketi and Omahuta Forests; Puketi Nature Trail ; Pupu Hydro Walkway; Rangituhi/Colonial Knob Walk; Rangiwahia Hut Track; Remutaka Rail Trail; Rimu Walk; Rocky Lookout; Rokaiwhenua Stream Walk; Roys Peak Track; Ruapane Lookout; Ryde Falls tracks; Sanctuary Track; Sandfly Bay Track; Sandymount Track; Select Loop Road; Seven Mile Track/Wilson Bay Track; Smugglers Bay Loop Track; Speargrass Track; Stony Batter Historic Reserve walks; Sunrise Track; Sylvester Hut Track; Taieri River Track; Tangihua Forest; Tangihua Forest Nature Walk; Tauranga Loop Track; Te Ara Pātaka/Summit Walkway; Te Henga Walkway; Te Iringa Track; Te Puia Hut Track and Mangatainoka Hot Springs; Te Waiti Hut Walk; Te Whara Track; Teetotal mountain bike tracks; The Timber Trail: Pureora - Ongarue; Tutakakahikura Scenic Reserve walk; Tweedies Gully Walk ; Twelve Mile Delta to Bob’s Cove Track; Upper Clutha River Track; Urchin and Umukarikari tracks; Waiatiu Falls Track; Waiau Falls and Kauri Grove Lookout Walk; Waihaha Hut Track; Waihora Lagoon Walk; Waiomu Kauri Grove Walk; Waipapa Loop Track; Waipapa River Track; Waitomo Walkway; Wentworth Valley walks; West Matukituki Track; Whakapono and Tumanako tracks; Whangaparapara: Old Mill Track; Wharauroa and Mahaukura Lookouts; Wharekirauponga Track; Whirinaki Forest Mountain Bike Track; Whirinaki Track; Whirinaki Waterfall Loop Track; Whisky Falls; White Pine Bush Track; Windy Canyon and Palmer's Track to Mt Hobson (Hirakimata); Woodside Glen Walk; Yeoman's Track

Activities:  Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Wildsouth Discovery Limited

Guided walking and nature interpretation at multiple locations throughout the South Island.

www.wildsouth.com

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Fiordland National Park; Kahurangi National Park; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nelson Lakes National Park; Paparoa National Park; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Absolute Adventures (2006)

Boat trips from Kaiteriteri in the Nelson region.

+64 3 528 0901

Activities:  Boating

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

The Sea Kayak Company

Kayaking including marine mammal watching in Abel Tasman National Park.

www.seakayaknz.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park; Mount Richmond Forest Park; Whites Bay tracks

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

New Zealand Single Track Adventures Ltd: Concessionaires

Guided multi-day mountain biking throughout the South Island

https://www.newzealandsingletrackadventures.com/

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Aoraki/Mount Cook village tramping tracks; Arthur's Pass National Park; Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park mountain biking tracks; Croesus Track; Denniston area; Godley valley tracks; Hokitika Gorge Scenic Reserve; Kahurangi National Park; Lake Dispute to Moke Lake Track; Lake Hāwea Track; Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve; Lake Tekapo area; Moke Lake Loop Track; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Richmond Forest Park; Nydia Track; Paparoa National Park; Richmond Trail; Te Kahui Kaupeka Conservation Park; Upper Clutha River Track

Activities:  Mountain biking

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Marahau Horse Treks, Clydesdale Adventures

Guided horse treks at Marahau, Golden Bay.

clydesdaleadventures@yahoo.com or +64 3 527 8425

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Horse riding

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Angling Expeditions

Guided Fishing expeditions on several West Coast, Canterbury and Nelson/Marlborough rivers.

westernrivers1@xtra.co.nz

Places:  Lake Sumner Forest Park; Nelson Lakes National Park

Activities:  Fishing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

New Zealand Professional Fishing Guides Association

Guided fishing trips throughout New Zealand run by member operators.

www.fishingguides.co.nz

Activities:  Fishing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Ramblers Worldwide Holidays

Guided walks as part of tours throughout New Zealand.

www.ramblersholidays.co.uk

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Ben Lomond Track; Cathedral Cove Walk; Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat conservation areas; Fiordland National Park; Fox Glacier area; Kaimanawa Forest Park; Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Lake Rotoiti (West Bay) walks; Lake Sylvan Track; Maungauika/North Head Historic Reserve; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Iron Track; Mt Crichton Loop Track; Nelson Lakes National Park; Routeburn Track; Ruakuri Walk; Taupō area; Tongariro National Park; Westland Tai Poutini National Park; Whirinaki Track

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Nelson Tasman Tourism Holdings Limited

Commercial vessel-based viewing of marine mammals (NZ Fur seals, dolphins, whales) along the Abel Tasman coastline, including Tonga and Pinnacle Islands.

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

New Zealand Photography Workshops Ltd

Multi-day photography tours in New Zealand.

www.photographyworkshops.co.nz/

Places:  Akaroa Head Scenic Reserve walk; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Aoraki/Mount Cook village tramping tracks; Arthur's Pass National Park; Awaroa/Godley Head; Banks Peninsula area; Bendigo area; Borland Nature Walk; Catlins coastal area; Cave Stream Scenic Reserve; Fiordland National Park; Five Mile Bay and Awaroa Tracks; Hanmer Forest Park; Hanmer Forest Park short walks; Hanmer Forest Park tramping tracks; Hanmer Forest Park walking tracks; Hooker Valley Track; Huka Falls tracks; Humboldt Falls Track; Kaikōura area; Kaikōura Peninsula Walkway; Kaimanawa Road short walks; Kepler Track: Carpark to Dock Bay and Brod Bay; Kepler Track: Rainbow Reach to Shallow Bay or Moturau Hut; Lake Gunn Nature Walk; Lake Marian Falls Track; Lake Monowai/Borland Road area; Lake Te Anau area; Matiu/Somes Island; Milford Foreshore Walk; Milford Sound Lookout Track; Mirror Lakes Walk; Molesworth Recreation Reserve; Molesworth Recreation Reserve tramping tracks; Mount Aspiring National Park east of the Divide hunting; Mt Fyffe and the Seaward Kaikōura Range; Nelson Lakes National Park; Remutaka Forest Park; Rotopounamu Track; Round the Mountain Track; Ruataniwha Conservation Park; South Borland Track; Sutton Salt Lake Scenic Reserve; Tararua Forest Park; The Chasm Walk; Tongariro National Park; Urchin and Umukarikari tracks; Visitor Centre to Kepler Track Carpark Walk; Visitor Centre to Te Anau Bird Sanctuary Walk

Services:  Guided activities and tours

The Real New Zealand Limited

Guided multi-day tours around New Zealand.

www.newzealandtrails.com

Places:  Angelus Hut tracks and routes; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Blue Lakes and Tasman Glacier walks; Blue Pools Track; Cape Foulwind Walkway; Cave Creek Memorial Track/Kotihotiho; Clarke Flat & Te Wanahu Flat tracks; Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat conservation areas; Diamond Lake and Rocky Mountain walks; Emily Falls and Rata Falls Tracks; Fiordland National Park; Forest Track; Fox Glacier / Te Ara o Tuawe Valley Walk; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere Walk; Gillespie Pass Circuit; Gillespies Beach; Gillespies Beach walking tracks; Glenorchy area; Glenorchy Walkway; Green Lake Track; Greymouth area; Haast Pass/Tioripatea Highway short walks; Hollyford Track; Hooker Valley Track; Huka Falls tracks; Humboldt Falls Track; Inland Pack Track; Kaniwhaniwha: Nikau Walk and Kaniwhaniwha Caves; Lake Gunn Nature Walk; Lake Marian Falls Track; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Lake Rotoiti Circuit; Lake Sylvan Track; Milford Foreshore Walk; Milford Sound Lookout Track; Mirror Lakes Walk; Moraine Walk; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Iron Track; Mount Richmond Forest Park; Mount Shrimpton Track; Mt Crichton Loop Track; Mueller Hut Route; Nelson Lakes National Park; Ōkārito walking tracks; Pakihi Walk; Paparoa National Park; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve; Pelorus Track; Pirongia Forest Park; Pisa Conservation Area; Point Elizabeth Walkway; Pororari River tracks; Queenstown area; Rees-Dart Track; Rock Peak Track; Rotopounamu Track; Routeburn Nature Walk; Routeburn Track; Sentinel Rock Walk; Speargrass Track; Tama Lakes Track; Taranaki Falls Walk; Tatare Tunnels Walk ; Taupō area; The Chasm Walk; Tongariro River Trail; Truman Track; Visitor Centre to Te Anau Bird Sanctuary Walk; Walks north of Haast township; Wānaka area; Westland Tai Poutini National Park; Young River Link Track

Activities:  Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Bush & Beyond Guided Walks

Guided day and multi-day walks and tramps in Kahurangi National Park.

www.bushandbeyond.co.nz

Places:  Aorere Goldfields Track; Heaphy Track; Kahurangi National Park; Kahurangi Point Route; Kaihoka Lakes Walk; Kaituna Track; Leslie-Karamea Track; Mt Owen tracks and routes; Wangapeka Track

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Exclusive Tourism Services Ltd

Guided Walking and four wheel driving expeditions around the South Island.

https://www.guided.co.nz 

Places:  Ahuriri Conservation Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park; Fiordland National Park; Hokitika Gorge Scenic Reserve; Kahurangi National Park; Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve; Lewis Pass Scenic Reserve; Mavora Lakes Conservation Park; Nelson Lakes National Park; Paparoa National Park; Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve; Rakiura National Park; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Four wheel driving; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Awaroa Sea Kayaks Ltd

Guided sea kayak tours, guided walks and stand up paddle services in the Abel Tasman National Park.

http://awaroaseakayaks.co.nz/ 

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Mercury Travel Group Limited: Concessionaires

Guided Walking at selected tracks nationwide.

https://mercurytravelgroup.com/

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Aoraki/Mount Cook village tramping tracks; Blue Lakes and Tasman Glacier walks; Blue Pools Track; Cape Foulwind Walkway; Catlins coastal area; Fiordland National Park; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere Walk; Hooker Valley Track; Huka Falls tracks; Kea Point Track; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Maruia Falls Track; McLean Falls Walk; Milford Foreshore Walk; Milford Sound Lookout Track; Mirror Lakes Walk; Moeraki area; Moeraki Boulders/Kaihinaki Walk; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nugget Point/Tokata walks; Paparoa National Park; Taurewa Track; Tongariro Forest Conservation Area; Tongariro River Trail; West Matukituki Track; Westland Tai Poutini National Park; Westport area

Activities:  Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Farewell Spit Eco Tours

Guided 4WD tours of Farewell Spit Nature Reserve, including visits to the Gannet colony and Puponga Farm Park.

www.farewellspit.com

Places:  Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Marahau Sea Kayaks (MSK) and Marahau Water Taxis

Guided kayaking and water taxi service in Abel Tasman National Park.

www.abeltasmancentre.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

Southern Wilderness

Gourmet guided day and multi-day walks in Kahurangi, Abel Tasman and Nelson Lakes National Parks.

www.southernwilderness.com/

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park; Angelus Hut tracks and routes; Heaphy Track; Kahurangi National Park; Karamea area; Nelson Lakes National Park; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Wangapeka Track

Activities:  Caving; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Wine, Art & Wilderness

Guided walks in Ka Whata Tu O Rakihouia, Abel Tasman, Kahurangi and Nelson Lakes National Parks and Mount Richmond Forest Park.

www.wineartandwildernesstours.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park; Aorere Goldfields Track; Ka Whata Tu o Rakihouia Clarence; Kahurangi National Park; Kaituna Track; Lake Rotoiti (West Bay) walks; Mount Richmond Forest Park; Nelson Lakes National Park; Pupu Hydro Walkway; Wainui Falls Track

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Driftwood Eco-Tours Driftwood Eco-Tours

Driftwood Eco Tours provide guided, multi and one day tours to remote areas of the South Island and West Coast.

www.driftwoodecotours.co.nz

Places:  Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park; Marfells Beach/Cape Campbell Route; Molesworth Recreation Reserve tramping tracks; Wairau Lagoons Walkway

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

New Zealand Professional Hunting Guides Association

Guided hunting trips throughout New Zealand run by member operators.

www.nzphga.com

Activities:  Hunting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Horizons Unlimited

Guided walks throughout the South Island as part of team building activities and outdoor education programmes.

www.horizons.co.nz

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Arthur's Pass National Park; Awaroa/Godley Head; Banks Peninsula area; Cave Stream Scenic Reserve; Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park tramping tracks; Craigieburn Forest Park walking tracks; Fox Glacier area; Kahurangi National Park; Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Lake Rotoiti (West Bay) walks; Lake Rotoroa walking tracks; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Mount Thomas Forest Conservation Area; Mueller Hut Route; Nelson Lakes National Park; Oxford Forest Conservation Area; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve; Queen Charlotte Sound walking tracks; River Walk; St James - Waiau Pass Track; St James Conservation Area; St James Walkway; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Wangapeka Track

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Outdoor education and instruction

Sail Nelson

Royal Yachting Association sailing classes as well as charters including live-aboard, in Abel Tasman National Park.

www.sailnelson.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Boating

Services:  Guided activities and tours

National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS)

Courses at the New Zealand Branch focus on hiking, canoeing, mountaineering, sea kayaking, sailing, and Maori culture.

www.nols.edu

Places:  Ahuriri Conservation Park; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Cave Stream Scenic Reserve; Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park tramping tracks; Craigieburn Forest Park walking tracks; Hāwea Conservation Park; Heaphy Track; Kahurangi National Park; Kahurangi Point Route; Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area; Lake Rotoroa walking tracks; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Leslie-Karamea Track; Mount Richmond Forest Park; Mt Owen tracks and routes; Nelson Lakes National Park; Nydia Track; Oxford Forest Conservation Area; Ruataniwha Conservation Park; St James Walkway; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Wakamarina Track; Wangapeka Track; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Boating; Climbing; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Transport; Accommodation; Guided activities and tours; Outdoor education and instruction

Helicopters Nelson New Zealand

Scenic and charter helicopter flights, guided fishing and hunting in Mount Richmond Forest Park and Kahurangi National Park and South Marlborough.

www.helicoptersnelson.co.nz

Places:  Kahurangi National Park; Mount Richmond Forest Park; Mt Owen tracks and routes

Activities:  Fishing; Hunting

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours; Weddings

The Road Trip

Short guided walks in the South Island.

www.theroadtrip.co.nz/

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Arrowtown Chinese Settlement; Arthur's Pass National Park; Ben Lomond Track; Blue Pools Track; Cape Foulwind Walkway; Diamond Creek Track; Fiordland National Park; Fox Glacier area; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere; Humboldt Falls Track; Kepler Track: Rainbow Reach to Shallow Bay or Moturau Hut; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Lake Rotoiti (West Bay) walks; Lake Rotoroa walking tracks; Lake Te Anau area; Makarora area; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Iron Track; Nelson Lakes National Park; Paparoa National Park; Punakaiki Pancake Rocks and Blowholes Walk; Queenstown area; The Chasm Walk; Westland Tai Poutini National Park; Westport area

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Hiking New Zealand

Guided multi-activity adventure tours in the South and North Island.

www.hikingnewzealand.com

Places:  Angelus Hut tracks and routes; Arohaki Lagoon Track; Ben Lomond Track; Cascade Saddle Route; Donnelly Flat Loop Walk; Earnslaw Burn Track; Egmont National Park; Fiordland National Park; Gentle Annie Track; Gertrude Saddle Route; Gillespie Pass Circuit; Kaimanawa Forest Park; Kaweka Forest Park; Kepler Track: Carpark to Luxmore Hut; Lake Marian Track; Lake Tarawera Scenic Reserve; Lake Waikareiti Walk; Lake Waikaremoana Track; Makahu Road tramping tracks; Mid Pohangina Hut Track; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mt Holdsworth - Jumbo Circuit; Nelson Lakes National Park; North Egmont day tramps; Okere Falls Scenic Reserve; Okere Falls Track; Queenstown area; Rees-Dart Track; Rob Roy Track; Round the Mountain Track; Routeburn Track: Key Summit Track; Routeburn Track: Lake Howden Track; Ruahine Forest Park; Ruapani Circuit Track; Sunrise Track; Tararua Forest Park; Tararua Southern Crossing; Tarawera Outlet to Falls Track; Tarawera Outlet to Humphries Bay; Tautuku walks; Tongariro National Park; Whakapapa Village short walks; Whakapapaiti Valley Track; Whirinaki Track

Activities:  Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Independent Sea Kayaking Guides

Guided kayaking in Abel Tasman National Park.

www.independentguides.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

The Extra Mile Travel Limited

Small group, multi day adventure tours of the South Island's most stunning locations.

www.theextramile.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park; Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat conservation areas; Fiordland National Park; Fox Glacier area; Ka Whata Tu o Rakihouia Clarence; Lake Marian Track; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Iron Track; Rob Roy Track; West Matukituki Track; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Sidetracks

Guided walks as part of a tour throughout New Zealand.

www.sidetracks.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Awaroa/Godley Head; Banks Peninsula area; Ben Lomond Track; Bendigo area; Cameron Valley Track; Cape Reinga/Te Rerenga Wairua; Cape Reinga/Te Rerenga Wairua Lighthouse Walk; Cathedral Cove Walk; Cave Stream Scenic Reserve; Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park tramping tracks; Craigieburn Forest Park walking tracks; Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat conservation areas; East Matukituki Valley tracks; Egmont National Park; Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park; Fiordland National Park; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Heaphy Track; Hollyford Track; Jacks Blowhole Track; Kahurangi National Park; Kaikōura Peninsula Walkway; Kapowairua (Spirits Bay) to Pandora; Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area; Lake Monowai/Borland Road area; Lake Rotoiti (West Bay) walks; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Mavora Lakes Conservation Park; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Iron Track; Mt Fyffe and the Seaward Kaikōura Range; Nelson Lakes National Park; Pirongia Forest Park; Pisa Conservation Area tramping tracks; Rakiura National Park; Rakiura Track; Rob Roy Track; Routeburn Track; Routeburn Track: Key Summit Track; Tangihua Forest; Tautuku walks; Te Paki Recreation Reserve; Te Werahi Beach to Twilight Beach; Tunnel Beach Track; Twilight - Te Werahi Loop Track; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks; Upper Clutha River Track; Whareorino Conservation Area

Activities:  Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Richards, Jonathan

Guided walks at Puponga Recreation Reserve, Golden Bay.

jonathanpeterrichards@googlemail.com

Places:  Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Terra Nova Tours Ltd

Guided day walking activity throughout New Zealand including the Queen Charlotte Track and Abel Tasman National Park.

https://www.inspirednztours.co.nz/https://www.terranovatours.co.nz/english.html

 

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Fox Glacier / Te Ara o Tuawe Valley Walk; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere Walk; Hooker Valley Track; Motuara Island Lookout Track ; Nelson Lakes National Park; Paparoa National Park; Queen Charlotte Track; Rakiura National Park; Tongariro National Park; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

ANZ Nature Tours

Tour packages and tailor-made travels for individual travellers and groups within New Zealand. Self-drive and special interest tours for travel agents as well as independent travellers.

www.anznaturetours.com

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Venture Photography Workshops

Guiding on conforming tracks for photography lessons in the South Island of New Zealand.

www.venturephotography.com.au

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Aoraki/Mount Cook village tramping tracks; Arthur's Pass National Park; Blue Lakes and Tasman Glacier walks; Blue Pools Track; Devils Punchbowl Walking Track; Fiordland National Park; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere Walk; Hooker Valley Track; Lake Gunn Nature Walk; Lake Marian Falls Track; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Milford Foreshore Walk; Mirror Lakes Walk; Moeraki area; Moeraki Boulders/Kaihinaki Walk; Moke Lake Loop Track; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nugget Point/Tokata walks; The Chasm Walk; Visitor Centre to Te Anau Bird Sanctuary Walk; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Wigwam Tours

Guided walks as part of tours throughout New Zealand - sold in German speaking countries.

wigwam-tours.de

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Nelson Lakes National Park

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Abel Tasman Charters

Scenic boat cruises and special boat charters in Abel Tasman National Park.

www.abeltasmancharters.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching; Boating

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

Growing Dialogue Ltd

Guiding on selected conforming tracks in Nelsen area.

www.growingdialogue.nz 

Places:  Cobb valley tracks; Lake Rotoroa walking tracks; Mount Robert Circuit; Nelson Lakes National Park; St Arnaud Range Track

Activities:  Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Abel Tasman Canyons

Guided canyoning in Abel Tasman National Park, Kahurangi National Park, and Mt Richmond Forest Park.

abeltasmancanyons.co.nz/

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park; Kahurangi National Park; Mount Richmond Forest Park

Activities:  Climbing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Social Nature Movement Ltd: Concessionaires

Guiding on selected tracks in both the North and South islands.

Social Nature Movement website.

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Arthur's Pass National Park; Coromandel Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park; Egmont National Park; Fiordland National Park; Great Barrier Island/Aotea; Hihitahi Forest Sanctuary; Kahurangi National Park; Kaimai Mamaku Conservation Park; Karangahake Gorge; Kaweka Forest Park; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Manawatu Gorge Scenic Reserve; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Richmond Forest Park; Muriwai and Te Henga area; Nelson Lakes National Park; Okura Bush Scenic Reserve; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve; Pureora Forest Park; Rakiura National Park; Remutaka Forest Park; Ruahine Forest Park; Ruataniwha Conservation Park; Tangihua Forest; Tararua Forest Park; Waima & Mataraua Forests; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Outdoor education and instruction

Active Adventures

Guided, small group hiking tours travelling between national parks for overnight and 2-night hikes. Trip may also include soaking in hotpools, mountain biking, kayaking and caving.

https://activeadventures.com/

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Aoraki/Mount Cook village tramping tracks; Arrowtown area; Arrowtown Chinese Settlement; Arthur's Pass National Park; Cape Foulwind Walkway; Cape Reinga/Te Rerenga Wairua; Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat conservation areas; Fiordland National Park; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere; Hāwea Conservation Park; Kahurangi National Park; Karangahake Gorge; Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway; Karangahake Windows Walk; Kepler Track; Kepler Track; Kepler Track: Carpark to Dock Bay and Brod Bay; Kepler Track: Carpark to Luxmore Hut; Kepler Track: Carpark to Rainbow Reach; Kepler Track: Rainbow Reach to Shallow Bay or Moturau Hut; Kopuwai Conservation Area; Lake Tarawera Scenic Reserve; Makarora area; Matukituki Valley area; Maunga Kākaramea, Waiotapu and Te Kopia Scenic Reserves; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Aspiring National Park east of the Divide hunting; Mount Iron Track; Nelson Lakes National Park; Oteake Conservation Park; Paparoa National Park; Queen Charlotte Track; Queen Charlotte Track: Guided walks; Queenstown area; Te Paki Recreation Reserve; Tongariro Forest Conservation Area; Tongariro National Park; Waipoua Forest; Westland Tai Poutini National Park; Westport area

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Mountain biking; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Abel Tasman Kayaks

Guided, day and multi-day tours with full interpretation of the environment.

http://www.abeltasmankayaks.co.nz/

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Antipodes Travel Ltd

Tailor-made tours for independent travellers or group tours within New Zealand.

www.antipodes-travel.com

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Arrowtown Chinese Settlement; Ball Pass Crossing; Ben Lomond Track; Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat conservation areas; Fiordland National Park; Hollyford Track; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Makarora area; Makarora Valley Track; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Iron Track; Nelson Lakes National Park; Ohakune short walks; Queen Charlotte Track; Rangitoto Island; Rangitoto Island longer walks; Rangitoto Island shorter walks; Rangitoto Summit Track; Rob Roy Track; Tongariro National Park; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Tunnel Beach Track; Westland Tai Poutini National Park; Whakapapa Village short walks

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Wanaka Bike Tours

Guided biking trips in the South Island.

www.wanakabiketours.co.nz

Places:  Canaan Downs mountain bike tracks; Craigieburn Forest Park mountain biking tracks; Croesus Track; Deans Bank Track; Heaphy Track; Hikuwai Link Track; Historic Kill Devil Pack Track; Lake Dispute Track; Lake Hāwea Track; Lake Hayes Walkway; Melina Ridge Track ; Minaret Burn Track; Otago Central Rail Trail; Outlet Track; Pavilion Peak Track; Pisa Conservation Area tramping tracks; Seven Mile Track/Wilson Bay Track; Skippers area short walks; The Old Ghost Road; Twelve Mile Delta to Bob’s Cove Track; Upper Clutha River Track

Activities:  Mountain biking

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Abel Tasman Wilson's Experience

Trips from 3 hours to 5 days including boat transport, walking and kayaking. Overnight stays at Beachfront Lodges in the park.

www.abeltasman.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Boating; Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

Backroads

Guided walks as part of New Zealand tours.

www.backroads.com

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park; Alex Knob Track; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Awaroa/Godley Head; Bridle Track; Cathedral Cove Walk; Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park tramping tracks; Craigieburn Forest Park walking tracks; Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat conservation areas; Fox Glacier area; Kaimai Mamaku Conservation Park; Karangahake Gorge Historic Walkway; Karangahake Windows Walk; Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Lake Rotoiti (West Bay) walks; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Iron Track; Nelson Lakes National Park; Queen Charlotte Track; Rob Roy Track; Upper Clutha River Track; Waitawheta Tramway; West Matukituki Track

Activities:  Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Koromiko Trek

Guided walks throughout the South Island and Coromandel.

www.koromikotrek.com

Places:  Alex Knob Track; Alpine Nature Walk; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Arthur’s Pass Walking Track ; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Arthur's Pass short walking tracks ; Bealey Spur Track; Callery Gorge Walk; Cookson Kauri Walk; Coromandel Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park; Dean Forest Conservation Area; Devils Punchbowl Walking Track; Douglas Walk; Fiordland National Park; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere; Harihari area; Kauaeranga Valley; Kauaeranga Valley tramping tracks; Kea Point Track; Lake Hauroko Lookout Track; Lake Monowai Peninsula Lookout Track; Lewis Pass Scenic Reserve; Lewis Tops Track; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mt Aicken Track; Nelson Lakes National Park; Ōkārito area; Ōkārito walking tracks; Red Tarns Track; Rob Roy Track; Rough Creek Track; Sealy Tarns Track; Square Kauri Tree ; St Arnaud Range Track; St James Conservation Area; St James Walkway; Twin Kauri Track; Waiomu Kauri Grove Walk; Westland Tai Poutini National Park; Willberg Walk

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Kahu Kayaks

Guided kayaking in Abel Tasman National Park.

www.kahukayaks.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Walk Pelorus

Guided walking in Marlborough

Phone: 027 290 4598

Places:  Mount Richmond Forest Park; Mount Stokes Track; Nydia Track; Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve; Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve walking tracks; Pelorus Sound walking tracks; Pelorus Sound/Te Hoiere and Kenepuru Sound area; Pelorus Track

Activities:  Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Black Sheep Touring Co

Guided walks as part of small-group and bespoke guided tours of New Zealand.

www.blacksheeptouring.co.nz

Places:  Arohaki Lagoon Track; Bridle Track; Cameron Valley Track; Diamond Lake and Hospital Flat conservation areas; Ferndale tracks; Fiordland National Park; Fox Glacier area; French Pass Lookout Track; Glenorchy area; Glenorchy Walkway; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Herekino Forest Track; Hinehopu/Hongi's Track; Kahurangi National Park; Kaikōura Peninsula Walkway; Kaimai Mamaku Conservation Park; Kaimai Summit Loop Track; Kaimanawa Forest Park; Lake Dispute to Moke Lake Track; Lake Dispute Track; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Lake Rotoiti (West Bay) walks; Lake Rotoroa walking tracks; Lake Sylvan Track; Lake Tarawera Scenic Reserve; Maitai Bay Headland Track; Makarora Valley Track; Maunga Kākaramea Summit Track; Maunga Kākaramea-Crater Lake Walk; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mimiwhangata Coastal Park; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Iron Track; Nelson Lakes National Park; Ngaiotonga - Twin Bole Track; Ohakune short walks; Okere Falls Scenic Reserve; Okere Falls Track; Orokawa Scenic Reserve; Orokawa Scenic Reserve short walking tracks; Otanewainuku Forest; Otanewainuku walking tracks; Pukenui Forest tracks; Rakiura National Park; Sanctuary Track; Seven Mile Track/Wilson Bay Track; Taheke Waterfall Track; Tangihua Forest; Tangihua Forest Nature Walk; Tarawera Falls Track; Tarawera Outlet to Falls Track; Te Henga Walkway; Te Paki Recreation Reserve; Te Waikoropupū Springs; Tongariro National Park; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Waiatiu Falls Track; West Matukituki Track; Westland Tai Poutini National Park; Whakapapa Village short walks

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Helibike Nelson

Adventurous mountain biking tours in and around the top of the South Island.

www.helibikenelson.co.nz

Places:  Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park; Heaphy Track; Kahurangi National Park; Mount Richmond Forest Park; Nelson Lakes National Park; Queen Charlotte Track

Activities:  Mountain biking

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

Kahurangi Guided Walks

Guided walks in Kahurangi and Abel Tasman National Parks.

www.kahurangiwalks.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park; Aorere Goldfields Track; Heaphy Track; Kahurangi National Park; Leslie-Karamea Track; Wainui Falls Track; Wangapeka Track

Activities:  Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Nature Quest New Zealand

Custom birding and natural history tours for individuals and groups throughout New Zealand. Private self-drive trips and special interest tours for overseas tour companies and conservation societies.

www.naturequest.co.nz

Places:  Arrowtown area; Arthur's Pass National Park; Bendigo area; Fiordland National Park; Glory Cove Scenic Reserve; Kahurangi National Park; Kopuwai Conservation Area; Lake Alta Track; Lake Marian Track; Lake Rotoiti (West Bay) walks; Makarora Valley Track; Milford Road/Milford Sound area; Mount Aspiring National Park; Nelson Lakes National Park; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve; Pinnacles Track; Pisa Conservation Area tramping tracks; Pureora Forest Park; Pureora Forest Park tramping tracks; Queen Charlotte Sound walking tracks; Rakiura National Park; Rob Roy Track; Tautuku walks; Te Waikoropupū Springs; Tiritiri Matangi Island ; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara walking tracks; West Matukituki Track

Activities:  Bird and wildlife watching

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Ultimate Descents New Zealand

Guided rafting and kayaking on the Karamea and Mokihinui Rivers in the Nelson, Buller and West Coast regions.

www.rivers.co.nz

Places:  Kahurangi National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Rafting

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Abel Tasman Tours & Guided Walks

Personal and group guided day trips into the Abel Tasman National Park including visiting our historic 'kiwi' bach. Guided walk, kayak and accommodation packages also offered.

www.abeltasmantours.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park; Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park; Kahurangi National Park; Nelson Lakes National Park

Activities:  Kayaking and canoeing; Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Lake Rotoroa Water Taxi

Water taxi service on Lake Rotoroa, plus guided walking, hunting and fishing.

www.lakerotoroawatertaxi.co.nz

Places:  Lake Rotoroa walking tracks; Nelson Lakes National Park

Activities:  Boating; Fishing

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

First Light Travel

Guided day walks in Nelson/Tasman, Marlborough, Canterbury and Otago regions.

www.firstlighttravel.com/

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Ben Lomond Track; Hanmer Forest Park; Hanmer Forest Park tramping tracks; Lake Alta Track; Mount Aspiring National Park; Rob Roy Track; Routeburn Track; Travers-Sabine Circuit

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Meghan Maloney Photography

Guided walks for photography workshops.

www.meghanmaloneyphotography.co.nz

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Arrowtown area; Arrowtown Chinese Settlement; Arthur's Pass National Park; Blue Lakes and Tasman Glacier walks; Blue Pools Track; Bob’s Cove Bridle Track; Bob’s Cove Track & Nature Walk; Catlins coastal area; Coromandel Town area; Devils Punchbowl Walking Track; Fantail Bay Track; Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park; Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park tracks; Fiordland National Park; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere Walk; Glenorchy area; Glenorchy Walkway; Hokitika Gorge Scenic Reserve; Hokitika Gorge Walk; Hooker Valley Track; Kaihoka Lakes Walk; Karangahake Gorge; Lake Gunn Nature Walk; Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve; Lake Marian Falls Track; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Mangakara Nature Walk; Mangapohue Natural Bridge Walk; Marokopa Falls Walk; Matai Falls Walk; McLean Falls Walk; Milford Foreshore Walk; Milford Sound Lookout Track; Mirror Lakes Walk; Moke Lake Loop Track; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mt Crichton Loop Track; Nugget Point/Tokata walks; Peters Pool Walk; Piopio area; Piripiri Cave Walk; Piroa Falls Track; Pirongia Forest Park; Queenstown area; Raglan area; Red Tarns Track; Routeburn Nature Walk; Takaka area; The Chasm Walk; Twelve Mile Delta to Bob’s Cove Track; Waiau Falls and Kauri Grove Lookout Walk; Wairēinga/Bridal Veil Falls ; Waitanguru Falls Walk; Waitomo area; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Adventure South

Guided mountain biking and walking across New Zealand.

www.adventuresouth.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park; Ahuriri Conservation Park; Alex Knob Track; Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Ben Lomond Track; Borland Nature Walk; Brunner Mine Site Walk; Burnt Ridge Track; Callery Gorge Walk; Cape Foulwind Walkway; Charming Creek North Walkway; Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park mountain biking tracks; Craigieburn Forest Park tramping tracks; Craigieburn Forest Park walking tracks; Douglas Walk; Fiordland National Park; Fox Glacier area; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere; Franz Josef Glacier/Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere Walk; Gertrude Saddle Route; Green Lake Track; Hanmer Forest Park; Hanmer Forest Park short walks; Hanmer Forest Park tramping tracks; Hanmer Forest Park walking tracks; Harihari Coastal Walkway; Heaphy Track; Jacks Blowhole Track; Kahurangi National Park; Karamea area; Kepler Track; Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area; Lake Alta Track; Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve; Lake Kaniere short walks; Lake Marian Falls Track; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Lake Monowai Peninsula Lookout Track; Lake Monowai/Borland Road area; Lake Rotoiti (West Bay) walks; Lake Rotoroa walking tracks; Makarora area; Matukituki Valley area; Mavora Lakes Conservation Park; Molesworth Recreation Reserve; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Fox Route; Mount Tuhua Track; Mueller Hut Route; Nelson Lakes National Park; Nydia Track; Ōkārito area; Otago Central Rail Trail; Oteake Conservation Park; Oteake Conservation Park tramping tracks; Oxford Forest Conservation Area; Paparoa National Park; Peak Hill Route; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve; Point Elizabeth Walkway; Punakaiki Pancake Rocks and Blowholes Walk; Queen Charlotte Track; Rob Roy Track; Roys Peak Track; Ruataniwha Conservation Park; Sentinel Rock Walk; Snowdon Forest Conservation Area; South Borland Track; Southern Paparoa Range; Te Kahui Kaupeka Conservation Park; Tongariro Alpine Crossing; Tongariro National Park; Tongariro Northern Circuit; Truman Track; Walks north of Haast township; West Matukituki Track; Westport area; Wilkin Valley - East Matukituki Traverse; Wilkin Valley tracks

Activities:  Mountain biking

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

Natural Flames

Guided day walks near Murchison (Blackwater route) to see the Gas Blows.

www.naturalflames.co.nz

Places:  Murchison area

Activities:  Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours

Kaiteriteri Kayaks

Guided kayaking and walks in the Abel Tasman National Park.

www.seakayak.co.nz

Places:  Abel Tasman Coast Track; Abel Tasman National Park

Activities:  Walking and tramping

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours

Outdoor education and instruction

Rainbow Ski Area

Facilities including lifts, cafeteria and shop, as well as ski school and ski and snowboard rental.

www.skirainbow.co.nz

Activities:  Skiing and ski touring

Services:  Equipment rental; Facilities; Outdoor education and instruction

Horizons Unlimited

Guided walks throughout the South Island as part of team building activities and outdoor education programmes.

www.horizons.co.nz

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Aoraki/Mount Cook village short walks; Arthur's Pass National Park; Awaroa/Godley Head; Banks Peninsula area; Cave Stream Scenic Reserve; Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park tramping tracks; Craigieburn Forest Park walking tracks; Fox Glacier area; Kahurangi National Park; Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area; Lake Matheson / Te Ara Kairaumati Walk; Lake Rotoiti (West Bay) walks; Lake Rotoroa walking tracks; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Mount Thomas Forest Conservation Area; Mueller Hut Route; Nelson Lakes National Park; Oxford Forest Conservation Area; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve; Queen Charlotte Sound walking tracks; River Walk; St James - Waiau Pass Track; St James Conservation Area; St James Walkway; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Wangapeka Track

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Outdoor education and instruction

Social Nature Movement Ltd: Concessionaires

Guiding on selected tracks in both the North and South islands.

Social Nature Movement website.

Places:  Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park; Arthur's Pass National Park; Coromandel Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park; Egmont National Park; Fiordland National Park; Great Barrier Island/Aotea; Hihitahi Forest Sanctuary; Kahurangi National Park; Kaimai Mamaku Conservation Park; Karangahake Gorge; Kaweka Forest Park; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Manawatu Gorge Scenic Reserve; Mount Aspiring National Park; Mount Richmond Forest Park; Muriwai and Te Henga area; Nelson Lakes National Park; Okura Bush Scenic Reserve; Peel Forest Park Scenic Reserve; Pureora Forest Park; Rakiura National Park; Remutaka Forest Park; Ruahine Forest Park; Ruataniwha Conservation Park; Tangihua Forest; Tararua Forest Park; Waima & Mataraua Forests; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Walking and tramping

Services:  Guided activities and tours; Outdoor education and instruction

National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS)

Courses at the New Zealand Branch focus on hiking, canoeing, mountaineering, sea kayaking, sailing, and Maori culture.

www.nols.edu

Places:  Ahuriri Conservation Park; Arthur's Pass half-day walks ; Arthur's Pass National Park; Cave Stream Scenic Reserve; Craigieburn Forest Park; Craigieburn Forest Park tramping tracks; Craigieburn Forest Park walking tracks; Hāwea Conservation Park; Heaphy Track; Kahurangi National Park; Kahurangi Point Route; Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area; Lake Rotoroa walking tracks; Lake Sumner Forest Park; Leslie-Karamea Track; Mount Richmond Forest Park; Mt Owen tracks and routes; Nelson Lakes National Park; Nydia Track; Oxford Forest Conservation Area; Ruataniwha Conservation Park; St James Walkway; Travers-Sabine Circuit; Wakamarina Track; Wangapeka Track; Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Activities:  Boating; Climbing; Kayaking and canoeing

Services:  Transport; Accommodation; Guided activities and tours; Outdoor education and instruction

Weddings

Helicopters Nelson New Zealand

Scenic and charter helicopter flights, guided fishing and hunting in Mount Richmond Forest Park and Kahurangi National Park and South Marlborough.

www.helicoptersnelson.co.nz

Places:  Kahurangi National Park; Mount Richmond Forest Park; Mt Owen tracks and routes

Activities:  Fishing; Hunting

Services:  Transport; Guided activities and tours; Weddings

The Dream Maker

The Dream Maker specialises in weddings and other similar social activities.

http://www.drm-maker.com/

Places:  Abel Tasman National Park; Farewell Spit and Puponga Farm Park; Kahurangi National Park; Mount Richmond Forest Park

Services:  Weddings

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