Nau Mai, Welcome
South Island, New Zealand | Te Waipounamu, Aotearoa
As a dedicated guide agency since 2018, we’ve had the good fortune of transforming our passion for travel and people into an established business.
We're incredibly privileged to have guided clients from all over the world on tours both locally and further afield.
Our mission is to show a different side of the South Island, Te Wai Pounamu to our clients, and to help them gain a better and deeper understanding of the sites and destinations we visit.
If you’d like to tour with us, please get in touch so we can start creating the perfect itinerary for you.
Say hello, kia ora!
Any Tour, Anytime
Private Tours offers a variety of tour packages, all promising that added personal touch. Our trips guarantee an action-packed itinerary while delivering a truly knowledgeable and authentic travel experience.
Take a look at the sorts of packages we offer below and get in touch if you would like to learn how you can book a tour with us today.
Christchurch & Canterbury
Diversity – this is where you will find it. We can take you anywhere in the Canterbury region: Tour Christchurch city, Akaroa, Arthur's Pass, Castle Hill Village, Kaikoura to name a few destinations. Each spot is located within two hours drive from Christchurch International Airport.
Tour Duration: Allow a minimum of one day.
In the heart of the South Island, within a three to four-hour drive from Christchurch, you will have breathtaking views of the Southern Alps including, Aoraki, Mount Cook, glaciers, lakes and braided rivers.
Enjoy skiing, helicopter adventures, golf, tramping and much more.
Tour Duration: Allow a minimum of two days.
Queenstown and Wanaka are renowned globally for their stunning scenery, action activities, great food, wine and legendary nightlife.
You will be inspired by spectacular scenery and a huge range of adventurous sports.
Tour Duration: Allow a minimum of three days.
Medal claiming freeskiier, Jossi Wells, Wanaka
This photo captures the Aurora Australis, Aoteroa's Southern Lights. Home to the world's largest dark-sky reserve (the Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve) Lake Tekapo has become a global destination for star-gazing.
Aotearoa, New Zealand has many unique tour options to choose from.
The basic cost for any tour (up to 10 hours) for a maximum of four people is $775. This includes me as your host, a vehicle and up to 100 km. Simply choose a day rate and provide your preference for activities, we can create something special.
The Aurora Australis, Aoteroa's Southern Lights
Create your experience
More vehicle options below
Highly experienced driver
Summer and winter conditions
Return transfers available
Advice & assistance with:
Food & Beverage
Sports rental & equipment
Easily adapt to weather
Accommodate up to 12 people
Flexible pick up & drop off times
Year round operations
Mountain bike rental per day $45
E-bike rental per day $95
Hire of bike trailer per day $75
Picnic lunch per person $50
Luxury Rental Mercedes Valente (seats 8) per day $160
Delux Rental Mercedes Sprinter (seats 12) per day $170
Luxury Rental Mercedes Sprinter (seats 12) per day $185