Wilderness & Wildlife Vacations

So lightly populated, New Zealand has endless tracts of wilderness and the lodges have access to special experiences allowing visits to experience our wilderness and wildlife.

… take the road less travelled

Frequently spotted playing in and around the Bay of Many Coves are dusky, common, bottlenose and Hector’s dolphins. You will also spot seabirds, fur...
Nestled in 2,500 acres of 800 year old native forest is a uniquely New Zealand wilderness experience is a sanctuary and retreat of breath-taking...
The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs affords spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. Cape Brett and the offshore Cavalli Islands are part of the panorama which...
A birdwatcher’s dream come true. One on one glow-worm encounters in the Lodge’s private glow-worm grotto. Discover the nocturnal possum and learn...
Beautiful white beaches, rugged wilderness, subtropical virgin forest, rare plant and bird life are just some of Great Barrier Island's many...
Solitaire Lodge guests will delight at the abundance of natural wildlife on the Lodges doorstep, wake to the chirping of the Tuis, Fantails and...
Bird watching of estuary birds, Gannets and Kiwi at Boundary Stream.
As a guest of The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, we are delighted to offer an exclusive experience to view our treasured native bird – the kiwi. Tours...
New Zealand Bird appreciation through escorted visits to the Kapiti Island Nature Reserve Bird Sanctuary, the Nga Manu Nature Reserve and the...
Farewell Spit is the largest natural sandbar in the world. At more than 35 km long, its home to more than 90 species of bird – an eden for...
Kaikoura is world renowned for its abundance of marine activities including Whale Watching, Swimming with Dolphins and Seals, Sea Bird adventures the...
With two colonies of penguins resident in Oamaru, and countless fur seals, shags and other marine wildlife, Pen-y-bryn is a nature lover’s dream come...
Fiordland and Southland offers the opportunity to view a wide range of both common and rare birds, including forest, alpine, wetland and sea birds....
Fiordland National Park is the most remote and spectacularly preserved National Park in New Zealand. Famously inaccessible, Fiordland has seen...
Explore Pigeon Bay and the surrounding waters to discover native wildlife – Hector’s dolphins, fur seals in their natural habitat, bird colonies...
Huka Lodge nestles within a dedicated nature reserve and within easy access by helicopter and four-wheel drive to wilderness areas of unspoiled and...
Explore flora and fauna along the coastline with the knowledgeable naturalist. Learn about the uses and benefits of a variety of plants.
Visually unparalleled, Milford Sound is a "must-do" when visiting NZ. The versatility of the helicopter ensures unrivaled visibility and safety in...
The ultimate New Zealand wilderness experience is located just 45 minutes north from The Kinloch Club at sister lodge Treetops Lodge...
Horse trekking on the purpose-built trails is a Mahu Whenua highlight, or learn about the high-country station and eco-sanctuary while you visit the...

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