Guided Tour Specialists

Private Discovery Tours is a tour company that specialises in taking small groups, couples or families on Private Discovery Tours to unique, rural and coastal sights in the Queenstown area and the South Island.

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Exclusive access tours

Exclusive access includes both our Paradise Discovery Tour and High Country Discovery Tours. Perfect for small groups with exclusive access to beautiful untouched regions.

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Exclusive access tours
Scenic tours

Scenic tours

We have a range of tours perfect for those seeking a unique scenic experience. Check out our options with Skippers Canyon, Catlins, Milford Sound and Queenstown Local Tours.

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Hiking tours

For those wanting to get more active, check our hiking options with Paradise Day Walks and Routeburn Valley Walks. Join us as we take you to some of the most beautiful walking areas in New Zealand.

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Hiking tours
Special interest tours

Special interest tours

We happily cater for special interests, such as our Photography Tours and Agricultural Tours. Let us show you the best our region has to offer with tailored tours to suit your interests.

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Experienced kiwi guides
Experienced kiwi guides

Enjoy local knowledge with our Kiwi guides who will show you unforgettable locations.

Exclusive access
Exclusive access

We can take you to places off the beaten track for a unique experience like never before!

Small groups
Small groups

We are small group guided tour specialists. Guaranteed max. 6 per group. Great for families!

Tailored tours
Tailored tours

We offer flexible and adaptable tours to cater for all your needs and requirements

Happy Customers

fantastic trip

"It is a fantastic trip, especially the waterfalls"

Edith Leung, Hong Kong

excellent idea

"Gorgeous, sweet, excellent idea"

Tammy and Geoffrey Poon, Hong Kong

Wonderful scenery

"Wonderful scenery, great explanations, very informative"

Bianca and Joern Neilson, Denmark

Excellent

"Excellent, all farmers questions answered"

James Kirkpatrick and Margaret Macdonald, Scotland

Great day

"I had a great time at the beach and seeing the sea lions, great day away from Queenstown"

Patty Cabana, Hawaii

unique landscape

"A great day in a unique landscape, especially enjoyed walking through the bush"

Mike Darowski, England

Showing NZ at it’s best

"Great to see the coast and waves, a wonderful day showing NZ at it's best"

Diana McIllwrick, Queenstown

more than we expected

"Way more than we expected, superb"

Ben and Helen Kuckens, California

had a nice time

"Thank you, had a nice time, the sea lions and waterfalls were best"

Julia Klopsch, Germany

wonderful trip

"A wonderful trip, a lot of varied sights I have really enjoyed the day"

Sue Ross, Auckland, NZ

Beautiful and Remote

"Great to get close to farming in this beautiful remote place"

Kathy and Beatrice, Belgium

Wonderful day

"Wonderful day of photography, weather and farm tour"

Marsha and Keith Munger, California

hidden treasures

"Amazing hidden treasures"

Diane Howell, England

Amazing trip

"Amazing trip, thank you"

Ossyanin Family, Kazakhstan

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