Being the largest New Zealand owned tourism company, a grassroots company with strong cultural ties to our roots, we are constantly building on our approach to sustainability. Here is a little on eco-tourism and how we incorporate this within our brand.
An Instagrammer’s Guide to Visiting New Zealand So You’re Thinking About Visiting New Zealand? Here are 5 must-see locations to turn your insta-followers green with envy… The Church of The Good Shepherd, Lake Tekapo Set amidst the lake and mountains, by day this tiny stone church provides a place of gathering for worship, weddings, baptisms and funerals. As night falls it becomes the best dark sky reserve in the Southern Hemisphere. Milford Sound Known to locals as the eighth wonder of the world, Milford Sound really is unforgettable. Located deep within Fiordland National Park, this remote location is a stunning combination of mountain peaks, ancient forests and ink-dark waters. Cathedral Cove Named for its cathedral like arch through the limestone cliff, and featured in The Chronicles Of Narnia movie, Cathedral Cove is one of New Zealand’s most beautiful beaches. Found on the Coromandel Peninsula on New Zealand’s North Island, it’s not to be missed. Tongariro National Park This is New Zealand’s oldest national park and home to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing – one of the world’s top 10 one-day walks. Emerald green lakes sit atop volcanic mountain peaks on this 19.4km track taking you through some of the world’s most geographically […]
Considering people from New Zealand are often referred to as “Kiwi’s” (I’m not sure if this has stemmed from the fruit or the bird) – and due to the fact that Hakatours uses a Kiwi bird as it’s brand symbol, it seems natural that we do a bird blog. Here are 10 birds that you should be flying to see!
Heliskiing holds a perception that you need to be an alpine-adventure-extremist-junkie. Is heliskiing is on your bucket list? You’ve always wanted to try it, but you don’t think your good enough? Here is how good you need to be to heliski!