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We realise that you are travelling with your hard-earned money and with so much to see and do in New Zealand you’ll want to allocate your pennies accordingly and get the most out of your time, so we've compiled a list of activities available in each destination we visit.

Luckily, most destinations also have some great things you can do for free! 

On Stray Hop-on Hop-off activities are pay-as-you-go and you can book all Stray activities through your driver.

The prices you see below are the Recommended Retail Price (RRP), however most operators offer a special deal for Stray Passengers.

 

North Island

Paihia (Bay of Islands)

Skydive Bay of Islands $329 - 399  
Hole in the Rock Cruise $105
Dolphin Encounter $115
Cape Reinga Day Trip $129
The Cream Trip $127
Hike to Haruru Falls (FREE)

Hahei

Cathedral Cove Kayak Tour $105
Hahei Explorer Cathedral Cove Boat Tour $85
Kaimoana BBQ Cooking Class $45
Hike to Cathedral Cove (FREE)
Hot Water Beach (FREE)

 

Raglan

Raglan Surf School Lesson $89
Sunset Cruise $49
Hike Mount Karioi (FREE)
Beach (FREE)
Bridal Veil Falls (time permitting - FREE)

 

Waitomo Caves

Spellbound $75
Tumu Tumu Tubing $200
Haggas Honking Holes $275
Lost World $380 - $540 
St Benedict's Cavern $200
Ruakuri Walk (FREE)

 

Rotorua

Kaitiaki Rafting $99 - $109
Mount Tarawera Adventure $149
Agroventures $49 - $119
Canopy Tours $149
Hobbiton $79 - 99
Kuirau Thermal Park (FREE)
Government Gardens (FREE)

 

East Cape

Dive Tatapouri Stingray Feeding $45.00
Te Kaha Kayaking $10.00
Guided fishing trip: $60
Jet boat/jet ski rides: $30
Fishing Rod and bait hire (on the beach): $10
Snorkel hire: $10
East Cape Lighthouse Walk (FREE)
Tolaga Bay Wharf - longest pier in NZ (FREE)

 

Lake Aniwhenua 
(Exclusive Stray Stop)

Includes: Guided tour to a sacred archaeological site to view Maori rock carvings, introduction to Murupara area, Hangi and fried bread cooking demonstration, Storytelling around the fire, Hangi dinner, dessert and a continental breakfast, 1 night’s accommodation in comfortable lodge cabins and participation in a local community program (only available during school term) $89

 

Maori Weaving, Stick Games and Haka Lesson, Kayaking $5-10
Night time eeling $20 

 North Island Route Map


Taupo

Skydive Taupo $249 - $339
Bungy $169  
Swing $119
Spa Park Swim (FREE)
Lake Front Walk (FREE)
Huka Falls Walk (FREE)

 

Whakahoro – Blue Duck Station 
(Exclusive Stray Stop)

Horse Trek $145   
Kayak / Jet Boat $129 
4WD Eco Safari $120 
Clay Shooting $39     
Guided Goat Hunt $150 
Waterfall Walk (FREE)

 

National Park

Adrift – Tongariro Crossing (Summer) $35
Adrift – Tongariro Crossing (Winter) $175
Mountain Biking $65
Stand up paddle boarding $50
Tawhai Falls (FREE)
Taranaki Falls (FREE)
Tama Lakes (FREE)

 

Wellington

Te Papa Tongarewa Museum (FREE)
Miramar Movie Tour $65

 

South Island

Abel Tasman National Park

Abel Tasman Canyons $269
Abel Tasman Kayaks $70 - 130
Abel Tasman Paddle-boarding $35 - 80
Abel Tasman Sailing $68 - 225
Aqua Taxis $35-75
Skydive Abel Tasman $249 - 399
Tasman Sky Adventures $195
Hike in the National Park (FREE)


Westport

West Coast Brewery Tour $30
West Coast Surf $30 - 85
Cape Foulwind Walk (FREE)


Greymouth

Pancake Rocks - Punakaiki (FREE)
Coal Creek (FREE)
Pt. Elizabeth Walk (FREE)


Franz Josef

Franz Josef Glacier Guides $75 - 499
Helicopter Line $245 - 640
Glacier Country Kayaks $115 
South Westland Horse Treks $90 - 170
Gorge Walk (FREE) 
Peters Pool (FREE)
Sentinel Rock (FREE)  

 

Fox Glacier 
Skydive Fox Glacier $249 - 399
Lake Matherson (FREE) 
Ship Creek (FREE)  
Thunder Creek Falls (FREE) 

 

Wanaka

Skydive Lake Wanaka $329 - $429
Puzzling World $20 
MTB Wanaka (Mountain Biking) $80 - $550
Mount Iron Walk (FREE) 
Lakefront Walk (FREE) 
Blue Pools (FREE) 


Queenstown

AJ Hackett Bungy $195 - $275
Shotover Canyon Swing $229
Shotover Canyon Fox $165
Canyoning Queenstown ($$$)
Dart River Jet Safari ($$$$)
Serious Fun Riversurfing ($$$)
Ziptrek Ecotours ($$-$$$)
Shotover Jet ($$)
NZone Skydive ($$$$) 
Luging ($-$$)
Ski or Snowboard Packages ($$-$$$)
Rafting ($$$)
Real Journeys Doubtful Sound Cruise $265 - 299
Bob's Peak Walk  (FREE) 
Queenstown Hill View Point (FREE) 
Ben Lommond Walk (FREE) 
 

Gunn's Camp Invercargill - Fiordland 
(Exclusive Stray Stop)

Real Journeys - Milford Sound Cruise $74 - 102
Key Summit Walk (FREE)

South Island Route Maps

Stewart Island

Stewart Island - return ferry $135
Hiking (FREE)
Kiwi Spotting (FREE)

 

Invercargill (available to those not visiting Stewart Is)

Caitlins Tour                  FREE
Local Museum (s)           FREE

 

Mt Cook

Glacier Explorer $155
Tasman Valley Tour $80
Big Sky Stargazing $70
Sir Edmond Hillary Alpine Centre $20
Hooker Valley Guided Walk $116
Hooker Valley (FREE)
Governors Bush (FREE)

 

Lake Tekapo

Tekapo Springs Hot Pools $25
Tekapo Springs Waterslide $25 
Tekapo Springs Snow Tubing $25 (winter)
Tekapo Springs Iceskating $18 (winter)
Mt John Walk (FREE)


Rangitata

Peel Forest Horse Trekking $60 - 325
Ragitata Rafting $239
Big Tree Walk  (FREE) 
Walk to the River (FREE) 

Nelson

Nelson Museum - $5
Centre of New Zealand Walk (FREE)