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Experiences for Two - Explore Package

Experiences for Two - Explore Package

5/5

$299 NZD

Gift a unique present for two that will make their day! The lucky pair can choose one experience from over 80 different options.

There is truly something for every couple, pair and duo, and the experiences in this pack are found in every corner of New Zealand. Regardless of whether fun is adrenaline, getting out into nature, relaxing with wine or massage there are so many options they are spoilt for choice.
The great thing about Chuffed Gifts is they are valid for 2 years, so they can choose something locally and do it immediately, get planning a weekend into another region, or use it on the holiday to North/South Island they are planning next year. So much flexibility.
Click on the experience booklet below to see the booklet that comes with each gift.
Click on the experience booklet below to see the booklet that comes with each gift.

Below are all the experience options included in this package. You can sort regionally or view the whole nationwide list by selecting "All Regions".

Stunning Abel Tasman Kayaking

Enjoy a day of freedom in paradise with kayak rental and water taxi transport to explore the Abel Tasman coast from Marahau to Anchorage.

Abel Tasman
1 day
x2
Stunning Abel Tasman Kayaking

Stunning Abel Tasman Kayaking

With full briefing on directions and safety you will begin at Marahau kayak north through the Astrolabe Roadstead. Visit the seals and enjoy the birdsong at Adele Island before continuing your paddle to Anchorage. Explore the tidal lagoon or go for a short walk before your water taxi back to Marahau. Total Kayak time is approximately 4 hours.

Experience provided by

RnR Kayaks

Coromandel Sailing and Dark Sky Stargazing

Enjoy an sunset sail off the Coromandel Coast followed by a night Skygazing experience with powerful telescopes at a hidden valley observatory minutes from Whitianga

Coromandel
5 Hours
x2
Coromandel Sailing and Dark Sky Stargazing

Coromandel Sailing and Dark Sky Stargazing

Let the wind fill your sails! Have some pure sailing fun onboard a racing grade catamaran, exploring Mercury Bay and taking in the Coromandel icons. Set anchor at the impressive Cathedral Cove and relax on the boat, or snorkel in the marine reserve with the amazing fish life.

The morning trip includes freshly brewed coffee, chilled organic juice and a delicious baked snack. Not a morning person? Jump on a cruisy 3 hour afternoon sailing adventure exploring Mercury Bay. Trip includes a chilled local beer or New Zealand wine along with fresh fruit.

Next, enjoy a hot cuppa as you gaze up at our spectacular sky. Learn how to identify famous constellations, how the planets and stars move and how the great New Zealand Maori and Polynesian voyagers used the stars for navigation across the Pacific Ocean.

Experience provided by

Boom Sailing & Stargazers BnB

Explore Northland Coast in Convertible V8

A thrilling 3 hour, top down, extended tour to the Whangaroa Harbour from Russell or Paihia via beautiful Northland beaches and backroads with an experienced driver.

Northland
3 Hours
x2
Explore Northland Coast in Convertible V8

Explore Northland Coast in Convertible V8

An extended tour to the scenic Whangaroa Harbour in a 2016 V8 GT New Zealand new convertible S550 Mustang. Fully licensed to carry three adult sized passengers plus our driver in comfort with leather bucket seats, top up or down, and your choice of music playing on the stereo.

Ford Performance Racing Products Stage 2 kit with upgraded induction, exhaust and dyno tune. 385kW (306kW factory) and 620 NM (530 NM factory) that’s 515 hp and 457 ft lbs in the old measure. That gets you up to highway speed with ease. With independent rear suspension and all the modern traction and brake assists the vehicle is safe and fun, and will put a smile on the face of any closet petrol head.

 

Highlights include:

  • Historic Stone Store Kerikeri
  • Picturesque beaches and bays
  • Northland backroads through ever changing scenery
  • Experienced Driver/Guide included

Experience provided by

Rogue Pony

4 Flights at Indoor Skydiving Tunnel

Pull on you flightsuit, fix you helmet, receive you instruction, then lean into the windflow and experience the thrilling feeling of flight.

Queenstown
20 Minutes
x2
4 Flights at Indoor Skydiving Tunnel

4 Flights at Indoor Skydiving Tunnel

Ever dream of flying? Now you can! iFLY Queenstown is NZ’s only indoor skydiving attraction and Queenstown’s most exhilarating new adrenaline experience! iFLY creates a smooth, wall-to-wall cushion of air on which anyone can safely float – no experience necessary. Simply lean into the airflow and that’s it – you’re flying!

Experience provided by

IFly Queenstown

Copper Jewellery Masterclass

A hands on copper jewellery workshop with local artist, you will learn copper metalcraft and even take home your own creation

Northland
4 Hours
x2
Copper Jewellery Masterclass

Copper Jewellery Masterclass

Looking to experience a new skill and have something to take home that you created? Rogue Pony Jewellery Masterclasses are available year round with your own sidekick local artist Tui Slater helping you learn something new!

Small private groups ensure you have all the attention you deserve. Can be booked by solo travellers or a group of up to four friends or family. Ideal as a bonding activity for families, wedding party leadup activities, or something to do that doesn’t involve a boat, fishing or walking.

Based in the outskirts of Russell with complimentary light refreshments and pickup from Okiato to Tapeka including all of Russell included. Alternatively there is plenty of parking on site or it is an easy 15-min walk, 5-min bike ride or 3-min car trip from the Russell wharf.

This is a full hands on half-day copper jewellery masterclass  with local artist Tui Slater. Learn metalsmithing and make a piece to take home and enjoy. Create a jewellery piece, indoor/outdoor sculpture, or a set of name tags for garden plants or dog kennel.

 

 

Experience provided by

Rogue Pony

Amazing Abel Tasman Sailing Afternoon

Visit secluded coves, golden sand beaches, pristine clear waters and visit a NZ Fur Seal Colony on this afternoon sail adventure

Abel Tasman
4 Hours
x2
Amazing Abel Tasman Sailing Afternoon

Amazing Abel Tasman Sailing Afternoon

Combine scenic sailing with a water taxi cruise.

Catch a water taxi from Kaiteriteri Beach at a time that suits you 9.00 am, 10.30 am, 12.00 noon or 12.40 pm. With the earlier taxi times, you can extend your time on the beach or go for a longer walk.

Meet your sailing catamaran at Anchorage Beach in time for the 1:30 pm afternoon sail. See secluded coves, golden sand beaches, pristine clear waters and visit the NZ Fur Seal Colony.

Learn about the Abel Tasman National Park, it’s history, features and highlights, and stop at the famous Split Apple Rock for photos. Arriving back to Kaiteriteri Beach at 4.30 pm.

Experience provided by

Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures

Encounter Wild Albatross on the Ocean

On a purpose built boat designed for small groups and wildlife viewing, view  the awe inspiring Albatross up close in the wild.

Kaikoura
3 Hours 30 Minutes
x2
Encounter Wild Albatross on the Ocean

Encounter Wild Albatross on the Ocean

Kaikoura is globally recognised birding hotspot, and within a quick trip from the coast you’ll encounter a huge variety of seabird & pelagic species! After a short boat trip the crew will bring the birds in with a bunch of enticing ‘chum’, which will allow you to get a real, wild, up close encounter with these impressive birds!

A short fifteen-minute boat ride out from the Kaikoura coast, and you’re in an entirely new world, where you’ll discover a large variety of pelagic birds including albatross, shearwaters, petrels, penguins, gannets, skuas, terns and more. It’s a feeling of total freedom and wonder.

You’re on-board a boat designed just for this experience, giving you the best perspectives to watch and take photos. With a maximum of only 13 others on each tour, it’s an intimate and special experience that brings you as close to the wildlife as possible. For those budding photographers it’s a dream come true!

The staff, on-board identification guides and souvenir information pack, will help you learn about what you’re seeing – or you can just stand back and let the wonder of nature overwhelm your senses

Experience provided by

Encounter Kaikoura

Spot Brown Kiwi in the Wild

The best opportunity to see Kiwi in the Wild near Auckland with a guided evening tour at Tawharanui.

Auckland
5 Hours
x2
Spot Brown Kiwi in the Wild

Spot Brown Kiwi in the Wild

Join Habitat Tours for a magical evening at Tawharanui, an hour north of Auckland, home to the North Island Brown Kiwi. Enjoy a light supper at sunset before taking a guided walk to discover kiwi and other nocturnal wildlife. Enjoy the incredible night sky, well away from the city lights.

After sunset the bush environment changes.  Tawharanui is home to the NZ Brown Kiwi, few NZ’ers have seen this bird in the wild, Morepork (NZ owl) and Weta.

Much of our insect life, fish life and some bird life are nocturnal, this is an opportunity to experience what goes on in the dark!
You will be guided through the native forest by your guide in search of our nocturnal wildlife.

The night sky at Tawharanui offers some amazing stargazing opportunities.

We enjoy a light supper with beautiful views of the beach and ocean and the setting sun.

Please be aware that the North Island brown kiwi is not held in captivity; we therefore cannot guarantee their sightings or behaviour on any given night.  However we do have a very high success rate.

Experience provided by

Habitat Tours

Learn Special Effects at Weta Workshop

Learn to create oozy wounds, make movie blood and so much more in this workshop in special effects magic in movies. Includes a 90 minute tour also.

Auckland
3 Hours
x2
Learn Special Effects at Weta Workshop

Learn Special Effects at Weta Workshop

Enjoy a 90 minute guided tour of “Unleashed”, chock-full of eye-popping practical effects from three original films and exploring Weta Workshops Creative Process. Brimming with creative inspiration, learn the art of crafting convincing wounds by sculpting your own scars and scrapes! Perhaps your battle wound was inflicted by one of our Unleashed creatures? No creative experience is necessary for this workshop. Just bring yourself and your enthusiasm!

Includes 90 minutes guided tour plus workshop.

What To Expect

Be Unleashed: journey through Weta Workshop’s creative process with a 90-minute guided experience

Learn how to create horror-bly convincing wounds with silicon gels and special-effects make-up.

Whip up a batch of movie blood: See how we make the consistency oh-so-oozy for film and TV – be it human, creature or alien blood!

Gain hands-on tips and techniques from our crew: Spaces are limited in each workshop, allowing for one-on-one time to answer all your questions.

Explore the Weta Cave retail store: Collectibles, keepsakes and tools for your own craft can be picked up in our Weta Cave retail store.

Experience provided by

Weta Workshop Unleashed

Fully Supported Bike Tour

With shuttle transfers, bike hire and wine tasting – explore suspension bridges, wineries and historic locations on this 15 km supported ride.

Queenstown
4 Hours
x2
Fully Supported Bike Tour

Fully Supported Bike Tour

This four hour cycling adventure begins with a transfer from Queenstown through to Arrowtown. From here you’ll follow a riverside trail and cross two stunning suspension bridges before joining an old mining trail leading to the Kawerau Suspension bridge. Enjoy a complimentary wine tasting in the Gibbston Valley before being transfered back to Queenstown! You will have full support of a guide meeting you along the trail and a support vehicle should your legs give out!!

Thorough directions, a map and trail tips are given at the start of your adventure, along with driver and vehicle support at designated points throughout your 15km off road ride.

Upgrade to Electric Bike is available.

Experience provided by

Around the Basin Bike Tours

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Experiences for Two - Explore Package

5/5

$299 NZD

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