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 Guangzhou with great connections beyond and also good connections from Christchurch via Australia to Bali. It’s mostly tremendous value for money, especially in the Indian Subcontinent, Indochina… 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. Discover the four states that are filled with diverse and iconic Australian experiences that are renowned the world over: South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania… 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 possible with 2 carriers. There are flights 4 times per week from Auckland directly into Santiago (Chile) with LATAM… Read the rest

New Zealand

Aotearoa. When was the last time you really explored this land of plenty? Whether its joining a group of like-minded travellers and exploring the country on a small group escorted tour, jumping aboard a small or expedition ship to visit our wildest places or discovering the land of the long… Read the rest

Pacific Islands

In our ‘backyard’ are some of the most beautiful tropical Pacific Islands in the world. Need a winter break? Well, we’re only a few hours flight away from world-class snorkeling, white sand beaches and a dazzling ocean that merges from jade to turquoise. Languid days spent idly in a rocking… 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