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Active Adventures

Active Adventures

Headquarters in Queenstown, New Zealand

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  • EP

    Beautiful South

    Written on February 22nd, 2021
    Everything was so well organized. Very pleased with accommodation and meals. Loved the walking in our awesome tracks. Ellie, our wonderful guide, listened to wh…
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  • RL
    Written on February 7th, 2020
    Fabulous trip. Active Adventure team knowledgeable, friendly and professional. Not one thing went wrong. Best trip I’ve ever taken thanks to Active Adventures
  • KM
    Written on February 6th, 2020
    The Active Adventures Tui trip taken January 2020 fulfilled all our hopes for an amazing vacation! 8 days to traverse the itinerary meant a few long driving da…
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  • A
    Written on December 7th, 2019
    Had a blast on the Jaguar trip. Guides were totally professional, very knowledgeable, and friendly. As a person who always backpacks alone/duo and does everythi…
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  • A

    Essence of Iceland

    Written on December 6th, 2019
    Another incredible adventure with ACTIVE! The amazing thing about this organization is the consistency of quality; each trip is perfectly tailored to optimize y…
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  • A
    Written on December 4th, 2019
    I know this must sound trite, but this experience was honestly life-changing. The Himalayas are enough to stagger even the most epic of adventurers but coupled …
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  • A
    Written on December 4th, 2019
    Lauren and Kaleb were wise beyond their years, vigilant, kind, funny, capable, and an absolute joy. The first few days of our trip had misty rain, rainy mist, m…
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  • A
    Written on December 4th, 2019
    Our ""Kiwi"" was the perfect balance of incredible sights, hiking and travel time. Kaleb was a fantastic driver and story teller. Lauren was a wonderful chef an…
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  • A
    Written on December 4th, 2019
    This is the 2nd time I've toured with Active Adventures ; last year was the South Island. I very much enjoyed this trip and its scenery.
  • A
    Written on December 3rd, 2019
    Can't say enough about how we loved our trip with active adventures! Lovely accommodations. Not fancy but comfortable with excellent locations. Loved the commun…
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About Active Adventures

Our aim is to share with you the grandeur of the outdoors, the joy of achievement, the pleasure of good company and the warmest hospitality on our incredible adventure vacations. Based in Queenstown, New Zealand - we're a small group with a big promise. We sweat the small stuff and look after all the details so that you don't have to. Join us on a small group adventure tour that goes beyond your bucket list!


Experience an adventure tour that goes beyond your bucket list.
Legendary local guides and WOW moments that will leave you changed, for the better.
New Zealand / South America / Himalayas / Europe / Africa

Health & Safety Guidelines - Our Commitment to you:

Pre Trip

- We’re committed to working alongside Governments of all jurisdictions where Active Adventures operates to prevent the spread of COVID-19

- As an industry, we’re united against COVID-19 and will do our utmost to protect our guests, staff and the wider community

- We recognise that we must work together to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of everyone

Screen Measures

- Our Client Services team will reach out to all guests prior to departure for more trip specific information regarding your health, safety and wellbeing on the trip

- A pre-departure questionnaire will be sent out 3 weeks prior to trip departure for guests to complete with specific COVID-19 questions

- Three weeks before your trip, you’ll be required to complete our new ‘Pre-departure’ COVID-19 questionnaire, stating that you’re healthy and able to participate in your trip.

- If required, a pre-trip health check will be requested


- A risk assessment and minimising plan put in place for all trips

- A COVID-19 response plan put in place for all trips, in the event a guest presents with coronavirus-like symptoms during a trip

- Isolate ill person/s from group, contact local medical authorities and follow their advice

- Vigilant monitoring of the health, of the group whilst in our care

Group size

- Compliance with the local authorities in relation to maximum group size

- Smaller than normal group sizes

- We promote to travel in your bubble

While on Track / Meals / Huts

- Physical distancing guidelines and procedures followed by all members of the group

- We‘ll follow stringent hand washing/sanitisation and hand sanitiser will be available to all guests at all times

- All surfaces to be wiped down on a regular basis with disinfectant products

- Face masks are available to all guests and guides as required


- Once onboard we’ll be taking precautions like requiring physical distancing, opening windows whenever possible, and eliminating the use of recirculation mode for the air conditioner/heater.

- All vehicles will be cleaned and sanitized each day.

Guides & Staff

- Vigilant monitoring of staff health – any guide/trip leader who is unwell will not be guiding trips

- Guides/trip leaders and staff will be trained in our COVID-19 response plan

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+1 844 311 8331

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Our team of experienced tour specialists have travelled to hundreds of countries around the globe and have decades of first-hand travel experience to share. Contact us now to have all of your tour-related questions answered!