New Zealand Trails
Welcome to New Zealand Trails! This section of the blog tells you a little more about us and the way we do things. At the heart of everything we do is our people – you, our guest, and the New Zealand Trails team.
Your standards are understandably high when it comes to travel and vacations – you want to make the most of your time and we get that. New Zealand is our home and our passion, so we’ve chosen only the very best people to plan, organise and guide you on your New Zealand adventure. Our little but mighty New Zealand tour company has been built from the ground up and we’re determined to make our trips outstanding. You’ll discover just what’s involved in that here!
Learn about our unique style of Kiwi hospitality and the warm welcome extended to each and every New Zealand Trails guest. Discover why choosing one of our small-group tours is hands-down the best way to experience New Zealand. Find out what it takes for a New Zealand tour company to achieve a Gold Standard Qualmark award and what that means for you on your trip with us. Understand what we’re doing to make a positive impact on the environment and how you can help.
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New Zealand Accommodation on our Trips
You’ll spend your days walking in Earth’s natural wonders as you explore our stunning national parks. You’ll spend your evenings unwinding in a hot tu...READ THIS ARTICLE
The Finer Touches at New Zealand Trails
You have seen the photographs and videos of cascading waterfalls at Milford Sound, playful dolphins racing your boat in Kaikoura and a carousel of sun...READ THIS ARTICLE
Kiwi Hospitality and the New Zealand Way
New Zealand is famous for many things including, but not limited to, our rugby team, our beautiful landscape, our hiking trails, our friendly rivalry ...READ THIS ARTICLE
The Qualmark Gold Standard Award
In December 2018, the team at New Zealand Trails were beyond delighted to receive a Gold Award from Qualmark, which you’ll see we’re now proudly displ...READ THIS ARTICLE
The Best New Zealand Small Group Tours
There are many ways to see New Zealand and no matter which way you decide to go, you’re likely to have an incredible time because New Zealand is, for ...READ THIS ARTICLE
3 Dream Places to Stay in New Zealand
Aotearoa (New Zealand) has some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the world, which still feel remote and untouched. Wondering where to stay in Ne...READ THIS ARTICLE
Our Best Photos of New Zealand from 2017-2018
At New Zealand Trails we've just wrapped up our 2017-2018 season - and what a season it was! We believe in using real photos of real trips (we don't ...READ THIS ARTICLE
Hiking in New Zealand 2016 Season
Right now, our fabulous guide team is on the road gearing up for the coming season. They’re busy checking out the routes and the locations you’ll be v...READ THIS ARTICLE
Why Join a Guided New Zealand Hiking Tour?
Are you dreaming about a New Zealand hiking holiday? Looking around at different options for your trip of a lifetime? Perhaps you have never been on a...READ THIS ARTICLE
Exploring New Zealand's World Heritage Sites
The words ‘World Heritage’ are synonymous with places of incredible natural beauty. Chosen for their outstanding universal value, they never fail to s...READ THIS ARTICLE