Tongariro, Taranaki & the Forgotten World
October/November 2020

Explore the heart of the North Island and Taranaki on an adventure which is sure to have something to appeal to you. Along with the natural grandeur of the Tongariro World Heritage Park, you will get off the beaten track with your tour manager who will introduce you to an area he knows well. Then glimpse the pioneer past of New Zealand on the Forgotten World Highway before being delighted by Taranaki’s thriving arts world offering fascinating insights into contemporary art ideas. Cap off the experience with New Plymouth’s  prolific gardens which are so spectacular that they have their own acclaimed festival, the Taranaki Garden Festival (formerly the Rhododendron Festival).

TOUR DATES   Thursday 29 October –  Wednesday 4 November 2020 (6 nights)

This tour is now full. Please contact us if you would like to go on a wait list.

We may offer this tour again in October 2021 – contact us to register your interest – phone 0800 853 276 or email –






Biking in New York, Cape Cod & Vermont
Coming in 2021….

Begin your tour with three nights in New York City experiencing the vibrancy of ‘The Big Apple’. Visit  Times Square, Brooklyn Bridge, Central Park and other iconic sights both on foot and by bike. You will also have time to catch a Broadway show if you wish. Moving on to Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard, you will cycle easy paths past scenic lighthouses, gingerbread cottages and dramatic sea vistas.  Discover what makes Martha’s Vineyard such a favourite with artists, writers and American Presidents. Following this spectacular coastal riding, you will travel to Vermont to ride through the glorious fall colours. Every day will feature leisurely lakeside cycling and magical views of Lake Champlain. Rides will be on the Burlington bike path and quiet back roads, through charming New England towns all the while staying in cosy inns and boutique hotels.   E-bikes are available.

This tour is being re-scheduled into 2021. New dates will be published here as soon as they are confirmed.