We believe this is a destination where our experience and knowledge can make a huge difference to your holiday experience. We really have been to Africa – read about our experience here.  We know this destination intimately and we have the best range of tours and options for exploring… Read the rest


Discover Travel are one of the few true specialists in New Zealand in arranging trips to Antarctica. Antarctica truly is the ‘last great place on earth’. The stunning scenery, incredibly abundant and inquisitive wildlife and the pristine nature of the vast ice-covered plateaus are simply indescribable. You will spend your… Read the rest


Discover Travel are one of the few true specialists in New Zealand in arranging trips to the Arctic. “The Arctic” – from the Greek Arktikos – ‘Country of the Great Bear’ because it sits underneath the constellation Ursa Major. This is very apt, because the most famous resident of this… Read the rest


Asia is a great option for Kiwi travellers; it’s a ‘mid-haul’ destination – we have direct flights from Christchurch to Singapore and to Bangkok with excellent airlines and great connections beyond. It’s mostly tremendous value for money, especially in the Indian Subcontinent, Indochina and Indonesia and it’s our closest opportunity… Read the rest


Our closest neighbour and we often put off visiting.  You know all about the beaches and the cities but there is so much more to Australia.  Our favourites are: Northern Territories – Kakadu and Lichfield National Parks and Katherine Gorge Uluru – yes it is a big rock, but it… Read the rest


There’s so much more to Canada than just Vancouver, crisp and clean and lively as it is. Just a ferry-ride away – don’t miss the seafood chowder! – Vancouver Island has pretty arty-crafty villages, hazy blue beaches, the Butchart Gardens tucked into a quarry and quaint, historic Victoria. Cross the… Read the rest


We may be 12,000 miles away but it is hard to escape our European influence.  Many Kiwis start with a visit to the UK – tracing family or visiting their children who are on their OE – a great introduction that is usually followed by a visit to “The Continent”.  … Read the rest

Latin America

For Kiwis, “Latin” America is usually viewed as two quite separate destinations – ‘South’ – ie South of Panama, and ‘Central’ – North of Panama. Flying into ‘South’ America is currently only possible from Auckland directly into Santiago (Chile) with LAN Airlines, then there are good connections to popular destinations… Read the rest

Space (yes really!)

Discover Travel are the Accredited Space Agents for Virgin Galactic in Canterbury & the West Coast. Have you ever dreamt of venturing into space? Well, this is about to become reality. Chat to me about what will literally be the trip of a lifetime! I’ve been involved in Space Tourism… Read the rest

USA, Alaska and Hawaii

The USA is back!  Thanks to a great exchange rate and even more flight options Kiwi’s are heading back to exploring the States. Alaska remains a top bucket list item for many Kiwis with Cruising the Inside Passage top of the list.  Choose from big and small ships, both will… Read the rest