Discover the travel stories others miss.

Experience.  The Difference.

VG Ian Richard Branson
With strong expertise in Europe, Africa, South America, Canada, Alaska, Asia and the Polar regions, Discover Travel has a history of promoting lesser-known destinations and proudly introduced the likes of Vietnam, Cuba and Iceland as they emerged to become your favourites. We enjoy showing you new ways of exploring old favourites, including small ship and expedition cruising, self-guided walking and cycling holidays and villa and apartment stays. Over the last 25 years, we’re proud to have become the go-to for discerning travellers in Canterbury.


From our hub at Blackheath in South Christchurch, we will share with you the accumulated knowledge and diverse travel experiences that we have gained. Across our team over 145 countries have been explored, many of which multiple times like co-owner Peter Dunne, who’s love affair with Paris has taken him to the romance capital of the world in excess of 30 times.




This wealth of experience practically guarantees that wherever your dream destination may be, there’s a good chance someone in our team can pass on invaluable first-hand knowledge to ensure your adventure is second to none.





Discover Travel’s program of escorted tours grows every year with some of our escorted tours designed especially for our Solo Travellers Club which now boasts over 130 members!





Building travel itineraries from scratch, every travel itinerary is tailor made. Combining a wealth of knowledge and expertise our team at Discover Travel, headed by co-owners and operators Ian Collier and Peter Dunne, works closely with you in order to create an unforgettable travel experience. Entrust the details of your next global adventure with the travel experts at Discover Travel and experience the difference.