Explore New Zealand's Waikato region and Coromandel peninsula with one of our premium, multi day, guided hiking and food tours

  • Genuinely fully inclusive tours

  • Boutique lodge accommodation each night

  • Season runs from October through to May

  • Includes Auckland pick up and drop off

  • Maximum of 10 in a group

Short escapes

Short escapes

Short escapes: The Guide Series

We've crafted a series of off-the-beaten track escapes with our team of local guides. Each escape features a collection of their favourite day hikes and foodie experiences in either the Waikato or Coromandel.

  • Take on the great outdoors with one of our experienced local bush guides
  • Exclusive tastings, meet the maker and peek behind the closed doors of our passionate artisans
  • Think gourmet cheese, wine, ice-cream, cooking classes and more...
  • Hiking options for all levels
  • Charming country and water front boutique accommodation options
  • Limited to small groups of 6
From NZ$4,690pp

From NZ$4,690pp

Explore and taste your way around the entire Coromandel Peninsula

  • Hike the coastal headlands of the peninsula with views across the South Pacific Ocean.

  • Meet the maker of small batch, award-winning New Zealand gin,

  • Walk the Pinnacles track, a bucket list day hike.

  • Visit one of the finest remaining Kauri groves in a diverse ecological area.

  • Savour in a food trail up the coast, sampling fresh, seasonal produce.

  • Exclusive 'Art of Foraging' tour, a celebration of land and season

Explore and taste your way around the lush Waikato and central region

  • Explore two private farm tracks taking in spectacular craggy limestone outcrops and rolling hills

  • Walk New Zealand’s largest mammal-free ecological sanctuary and see how the forests would have been like before human's arrived.

  • Visit Marokopa Falls, one of the largest falls in the north island

  • Walk to the famous Blue Springs with water so pure and clear that it supplies around 70% of New Zealand’s bottled water.

  • Whiskey tasting and tour of New Zealand's only cooperage

  • Organic orchard talk & taste experience under the trees

  • Sample award-winning specialty cheeses and a coffee roastery tour

From NZ$2,150pp

From NZ$2,150pp

Explore and taste your way around the southern Coromandel Peninsula 

  • Endless stretches of pristine New Zealand coastline.

  • Visit one of the finest remaining Kauri groves in a diverse ecological area.

  • Award-winning Gin tasting! 

  • Visit certified organic cheesemakers

  • Chef-prepared meal with fresh locally-sourced ingredients

From NZ$1,750pp

From NZ$1,750pp

Explore and taste your way around the lush Waikato region

  • Visit the crystal-clear waters of Te Waihou Blue Spring.
  • Explore the Jurassic like slopes of ecological Sanctuary Mountain.
  • Taste a trio of blueberry flavoured delights at organic blueberry farm.
  • Hike to the top of the tallest waterfall in the North Island.
  • Wine tasting at local award-winning winery.
  • Taste gelato made from full-cream jersey cow milk fed on lush pasture.

Or from one of our full day experiences if you're short on time...

1 Day Tour: 7.30am - 5.00pm

Explore endless stretches of turquoise coastline on a stunning half day walk, enjoy a unique 'paddock-to-plate' experience at local award-winning bistro and round off the day in sweet and delicious style. 

1 Day Tour: 7.30am - 4.30pm

Escape the hustle and bustle and join us for two walks by water and tastes of the Waikato region, filled with dairy-rich produce and a family owned and operated winery, for some award-winning tipples!

Looking for a customised hiking experience with a difference?

Custom tours

Have you got a special celebration with friends, a family reunion or just want an excuse to get your group together for a great time and not have to organise a thing? Get in touch and let us work some magic...

Custom tour review 
"Thank you Kylie and team for a great holiday. Kylie's careful planning, attention to detail and ability to anticipate our needs meant that we had an enjoyable and seamless trip. Our tour was customised for our family group across 3 generations. The accomodation was comfortable, food was great and the hospitality shown by all involved was lovely. We would highly recommend to family groups looking for a way to spend active quality time together."
- Rachel and Peter, Australia


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