Active Products. Above: Ulva's Guided Walks - Stewart Island
Active Products. Above: Ulva's Guided Walks - Stewart Island

ACTIVE Products

One of the main reasons visitors come to New Zealand is to experience our spectacular natural environment.


Many of the members of the Smartourism Marketing Group offer amazing active products - from soft adventure like a raft trip with Family Adventures to a 3 day hike on the Hump Ridge Track...


Below is an overview of some of the best ACTIVE products available in the South Island!

NOTE: Rates for the ACTIVE Products below can be found on the rates page Email if you need the password to access this page.

Vertigo Bikes - Queenstown


Vertigo Bikes is Queenstown’s only dedicated MTB shop.  We have the largest fleet of downhill (DH) bikes around – all maintained to the highest level in our own full service onsite workshop.

We offer a great selection of guided mountain bike trips including the highest heli drop in the area, and the exclusive concession to guide in the beautiful and historic Skippers Canyon.  We are also the preferred Operator of the Queenstown Bike Park. We cater for everyone from beginners to advanced riders.

Ulva's Guided Walks - Ulva Island Bird Sanctuary - Stewart Island


The highly acclaimed 'Ulva's Guided Walks' offer half day guided walks on Ulva Bird Sanctuary.

Another very special trip is the Birding Bonanza. This includes a half day guided walk on Ulva Island, a pelagic bird trip with Aurora Charters and Kiwi Spotting with Bravo Adventure Tours.

NEWS: November 2013: Ulva Island birding book by Ulva Goodwillie- just out! Rave reviews!
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Trail Journeys - Clyde - Central Otago


Trail Journeys is a locally owned and operated business and the largest and most established operator on the Otago Central Rail Trail. 


We offer a variety of packages such as one day trips, guided tours and self guided cycle tours on the first cycle trail in New Zealand.   For more information on the packages available please see our website:

Hump Ridge Track - Fiordland National Park


The most diverse track in Fiordland is the Hump Ridge Track. From native bush, to alpine vegetation with tors and tarns, to stunning coastal vistas, this track has it all.


Guided experiences range from 1-day walks to the full 3 day loop track.

Helicopter transfers, hot showers and more...


Family Adventures - Queenstown


For ages 3 - 103 years, Family Adventures offers half day rafting trips on the upper reaches of the spectacular Shotover River (grade 1 & 2 rapids only). 

For FIT and groups.

Browns Ski Shop - Queenstown


Browns Ski Shop offers quality ski & snowboard rental equipment which is tuned after every rental.

We deliver and collect equipment from most major hotels in town as well as offer the facility to take days off without paying for gear. 


We know what we are doing, we have been at it for 30 years. 

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