Time to get out and EXPLORE!

Kiwis - We are so ready to take you on one of our amazing gourmet hiking escapes this summer! Get a group of 4-10 together, pick a tour and departure date and get in touch. Check out our popular Guide Series Short Escapes

Our international friends - WE MISS YOU! But we can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Let's get your dream hiking tour locked in now.

We are not taking any DEPOSITS from international friends until we have certainty our borders are open again so you can dream and plan with no risk. Fill out our form to the right with your ideal travel dates and our preferred tour and we'll be touch.

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We can't wait to have you over here! We'll be in touch.

We connect hiking and food lovers to the people, trails and epicurean delights they crave in the Waikato and Coromandel

From lush native bush, waterfalls and rolling landscapes, to the pristine coastlines of New Zealand's North Island our carefully curated tours are for those who love the outdoors and active adventures.

Our unique itineraries combine pack-free day hikes with food and wine tasting experiences for small groups. A simple concept, but we think it's beautiful.

Our Classic Group Tours...

NEW Short Escapes: The Guide Series...

Hiking. Eating. Tramping. Tasting. Walking. Savouring.

We live for exploring the tracks and trails across our beautiful country. Discovering those 'wow' moments just around the corner or at the next vista. We'd love for you to experience what our land has to offer too.

Just pack your hiking boots, we'll take care of the rest!

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The great outdoors and great food. A match made in heaven!

We like to keep it simple. No big secrets, just some of our favourite hand-picked hikes, paired with delicious local food experiences. Good for the tastebuds, great for the soul.

Check out our latest blog posts...

So, how hard are your hikes?

We have many people, of different ages, walks of life and backgrounds come hiking with us. One of the most common questions we get is "how hard is this tour/walk?". We'll refrain from giving you theRead more

Five Christmas gift ideas for outdoor people and food lovers

...but you still haven't organised a gift for your husband/wife/mother/son/daughter! Absolutely no judgement on that one, we are last minute gift buyers too! Let us help you out with a few out ofRead more

Road tripping through culinary New Zealand

No matter where you go in the country, you will find some amazing local cuisine. As a country with over 14,000 kilometres of coastline, it’s perhaps no surprise that seafood dominates many menus upRead more

A green prescription for 2020

Forget booking that indulgent and relaxing spa weekend away, turn to nature to reconnect, rebalance and restore your mind and soul.Read more

The best native New Zealand ingredients to use in your home cooking

With people starting to have a greater focus on healthy eating with fresh local produce, New Zealanders might be wondering what ingredients they can cook with from their own backyards. There is anRead more

Spring escapes for Kiwi's: The perfect balance of feet moving and face feeding

We've crafted a limited series of off-the-beaten track escapes with our team of local guides. Each escape features a collection of their favourite day tramps and foodie experiences in either theRead more

Lessons from Dr. Suess: Hiking, moving mountains and the waiting place...

Turns out Dr. Suess was a profound man. Turns out he knew a lot about mountains and hiking. Turns out he knew something of adversity too. Ok, well you might not ask him for his recommendation on theRead more

Dream now, travel later: 5 reasons to plan your hiking holiday in NZ now

No one has the answer to the question of when we will all be able to travel overseas again. The world is doing it tough right now - but the earth is getting a bit of a breather from the relentless paRead more

Coronavirus and my New Zealand tour: How to travel safely in 2020

Many travellers are concerned about their travel plans amidst the outbreak of COVID-19 - also known as the Coronavirus. The World Health Organisation has this morning characterised it as a pandemic.Read more

The boot fence story: World famous in New Zealand!

Here tells a story, of a fence along a stretch of country road where many a long mile walked, or a hard day worked is put to rest.  It is the story of the boot fence in Waitomo in the North Island,Read more

I’m going overseas on a hiking trip: Do I need travel insurance?

You are all set for your hiking trip with your luggage packed, itinerary all planned out, hotels booked, and you begin to wonder whether or not you need travel insurance? You’ve already spent soRead more

The rise of luxury hiking experiences

Luxury hiking. Two words that just don't seem to naturally sit together to those of us who have been walking bush tracks since our little legs were strong and long enough to keep up with our parents.Read more

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