Nature Quest is a premier nature, botanical and birding tour operator in New Zealand
- Join us to design your once-in-a-lifetime New Zealand adventure.
- We are specialists in designing natural history and custom tours based on a deep understanding of New Zealand and a passion for sharing and exploring our wild places.
- Nature Quest has three decades of experience in guiding and planning customised nature experiences.
- Our ever-developing tour operations offer perhaps the most definitive selection of nature, birding and educational journeys in New Zealand.
We can create an unforgettable experience including:
- Stunning nature and bird watching tours
- Specially designed and private guided wildlife trips
- Self-drive nature or birding trips organized just for you
- Photographic tours showcasing the best of New Zealand
- Custom group tours for overseas tour companies and conservation societies
Custom Tours with Nature Quest
- Are you wanting a specially designed trip just for yourself and your partner?
- Are you part of a conservation or natural history society who would like a thoroughly researched and specially designed-for-you trip?
- Are you hoping to enjoy an exciting and inspiring trip for you and your members?
We can help. In keeping with our philosophy of providing itineraries that allow visitors to be immersed in nature and deepen their knowledge and appreciation of nature, we can help you design a specific itinerary based on your members interests and requirements.
Our itineraries are designed to your specifications with experienced naturalists whose infectious enthusiasm guarantees an enjoyable yet informative experience. We will carefully research your requirements then discuss the options with the optimum time for your visit. We guarantee you will not be disappointed with your custom tour.
Anything can be arranged from full field style expedition to deluxe and luxury hotels, the style and standard of accommodation is up to you.
We can provide transport throughout, all necessary permits and charters, accommodation and meals as requested, wildlife viewing lists and a detailed background ecology booklet relating to areas visited and species viewed.
Self-drive or Private Nature Trips
Do you like to take your time experiencing the natural wonders on offer?
Enjoy the serenity or sense of adventure of doing it on your own?
If so, we can provide expert local advice and guidance where required. Let us help you design your itinerary to ensure you get to see everything you want at your own pace.
We offer a range of services from fully guided private trips, partially guided or self-drive itineraries, fully booked to your specifications.