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You’ll get a chance to meet real New Zealanders, to see how we live and share some of our favourite experiences. Visit us regularly for the latest updates about new tours. Please get in touch with us if you would like more information about our tours.
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1 hour ago

Mates Travel NZ

Meet Greg and Rachel; the owners of Mangarara Family Farm. We get to meet them on our family farm tour, where they welcome us into their lodge for lunch. If anyone can set the standard for a nutritious and delicious lunch, it's Rachel. Don't just take our word for it - join us on our next tour!

#photography #travelphotography #foodgram #travelgram #instatravel #instafood #wanderlust #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #countrylife #offthebeatenpath #bustours #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #travelnz #adventure #travelwithme #travellust #explore #nzsummer #familytravel #newzealandnatural #travelinspo #Neuseeland #roadtrip
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Meet Greg and Rachel; the owners of Mangarara Family Farm. We get to meet them on our family farm tour, where they welcome us into their lodge for lunch. If anyone can set the standard for a nutritious and delicious lunch, its Rachel. Dont just take our word for it - join us on our next tour!

#photography #travelphotography #foodgram #travelgram #instatravel #instafood #wanderlust #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #countrylife #offthebeatenpath #bustours #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #travelnz #adventure #travelwithme #travellust #explore #nzsummer #familytravel #newzealandnatural #travelinspo #neuseeland #roadtrip

2 days ago

Mates Travel NZ

Mates Travel is all about real people - and travelling in small groups is the best way to meet them! Our aim is to send you home with new mates - but if you're going to BYO, then let us show you the real New Zealand.

#photography #travelphotography #travelwithfriends #instatravel #instagood #wanderlust #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #realpeople #kiwibeaches #bustours #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #travelnz #bonfire #travelwithme #travellust #explore #nzsummer #newzealandnatural #travelinspo #Neuseeland #roadtrip #kiwiculture
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Mates Travel is all about real people - and travelling in small groups is the best way to meet them! Our aim is to send you home with new mates - but if youre going to BYO, then let us show you the real New Zealand. 

#photography #travelphotography #travelwithfriends #instatravel #instagood #wanderlust #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #realpeople #kiwibeaches #bustours #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #travelnz #bonfire #travelwithme #travellust #explore #nzsummer #newzealandnatural #travelinspo #neuseeland #roadtrip #kiwiculture

3 days ago

Mates Travel NZ

The best thing about #kiwilife is the animals! On our farm tour you get to meet heaps of them. Dogs? Yes! Lambs? You got it! Pigs? Definitely! Sheep? No doubt! Cows? Why not! Chickens? Egg-spect it! They can't wait to meet you too!

#photography #travelphotography #instatravel #instagood #wanderlust #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #countrylife #offthebeatenpath #bustours #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #travelnz #adventure
#travelwithme #travellust #explore #nzsummer #newzealandnatural #travelinspo #Neuseeland #purenewzealand #kiwiculture #kiwitours
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The best thing about #kiwilife is the animals! On our farm tour you get to meet heaps of them. Dogs? Yes! Lambs? You got it! Pigs? Definitely! Sheep? No doubt! Cows? Why not! Chickens? Egg-spect it! They cant wait to meet you too!

#photography #travelphotography #instatravel #instagood #wanderlust #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #countrylife #offthebeatenpath #bustours #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #travelnz #adventure
#travelwithme #travellust #explore #nzsummer #newzealandnatural #travelinspo #neuseeland #purenewzealand #kiwiculture #kiwitours

5 days ago

Mates Travel NZ

Did you know that rainbow trout were brought to #aotearoa in the 1880s from North America; where they migrate to sea and spend most of their lives there, BUT kiwi rainbow trout don't. Totally understand - why would you want to leave this beaut place?

#rainbowtrout #Kai #nzfacts #realnewzealand #kiwilife #nztravel #kiwiana #authenticexperience #travelnewzealand #travelnz #kiwiculture #Mates #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #adventure #travellust #explore #kiwisummer #travelinspo #roadtrip #kiwitours #visitnewzealand #purenewzealand #kiwifacts
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Did you know that rainbow trout were brought to #aotearoa in the 1880s from North America; where they migrate to sea and spend most of their lives there, BUT kiwi rainbow trout dont. Totally understand - why would you want to leave this beaut place?

#rainbowtrout #kai #nzfacts #realnewzealand #kiwilife #nztravel #kiwiana #authenticexperience #travelnewzealand #travelnz #kiwiculture #mates #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #adventure #travellust #explore #kiwisummer #travelinspo #roadtrip #kiwitours #visitnewzealand #purenewzealand #kiwifacts

6 days ago

Mates Travel NZ

The Whitebait Fritter: Looks gross, tastes delicious! Add a squeeze of lemon and you've got yourself a real kiwi delicacy. Found at all good markets and festivals.

#whitebaitfritter #Kai #seafood #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #kiwilife #nztravel #kiwiana #authenticexperience #travelnewzealand #travelnz #kiwiculture #Mates #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #adventure #travellust #explore #kiwisummer #travelinspo #festivalfood #roadtrip #aotearoa #kiwitours #visitnewzealand #purenewzealand
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The Whitebait Fritter: Looks gross, tastes delicious! Add a squeeze of lemon and youve got yourself a real kiwi delicacy. Found at all good markets and festivals. 

#whitebaitfritter #kai #seafood #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #kiwilife #nztravel #kiwiana #authenticexperience #travelnewzealand  #travelnz #kiwiculture #mates #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #adventure #travellust #explore #kiwisummer #travelinspo #festivalfood #roadtrip #aotearoa #kiwitours #visitnewzealand #purenewzealand

2 weeks ago

Mates Travel NZ

Pelorus sound welcoming us in off the cook straight, we never get tired of this view and consider the “sounds” the entrance into the beautiful South Island. Thanks @bluebridgeferry for the smooth sail!.
#marlbourough #marlbouroughsounds.

link in bio 👆🇳🇿
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#photography #travelphotography #nature #travelgram #love #photooftheday #instatravel #instagood #wanderlust #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #mates #matestravel #offthebeatenpath #bustours #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #travelnz #adventure
#travelwithme #travellust #explore #nzsummer #travelinspo #neuseeland #roadtrip
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Pelorus sound welcoming us in off the cook straight, we never get tired of this view and consider the “sounds” the entrance into the beautiful South Island. Thanks @bluebridgeferry for the smooth sail!.
#marlbourough #marlbouroughsounds.

link in bio 👆🇳🇿
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#photography #travelphotography #nature #travelgram #love #photooftheday #instatravel #instagood  #wanderlust #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #mates #matestravel #offthebeatenpath #bustours #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #travelnz #adventure
#travelwithme #travellust #explore #nzsummer #travelinspo #neuseeland #roadtripImage attachment

3 weeks ago

Mates Travel NZ

meet like minded people and embark on your unforgettable journey through natural New Zealand #Mates! #northland
link in bio 👆🇳🇿
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#photography #travelphotography #nature #travelgram #love #photooftheday #instatravel #instagood #wanderlust #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #countrylife #offthebeatenpath #bustours #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #travelnz #adventure #igers
#travelwithme #travellust #explore #nzsummer #newzealandnatural #travelinspo #Neuseeland #roadtrip
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meet like minded people and embark on your unforgettable journey through natural New Zealand #mates! #northland
link in bio 👆🇳🇿
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#photography #travelphotography #nature #travelgram #love #photooftheday #instatravel #instagood  #wanderlust #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #countrylife #offthebeatenpath #bustours #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #travelnz #adventure #igers
#travelwithme #travellust #explore #nzsummer #newzealandnatural #travelinspo #neuseeland #roadtrip

3 weeks ago

Mates Travel NZ

Waitomo is a village on the North Island of New Zealand. It’s known for its extensive underground cave systems. Thousands of glow-worms light up the Glowworm Caves. The vast Ruakuri Cave features waterfalls and limestone formations.
check out this most incredible natural wonder on one of our North island Mates Travel tours.
link in bio
#waitomo #caves #glowworms
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#photography #travelphotography #nature #travelgram #love #photooftheday #instatravel #instagood #wanderlust #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #countrylife #offthebeatenpath #bustours #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #travelnz #adventure
#travelwithme #travellust #explore #nzsummer #newzealandnatural #travelinspo #neuseeland #roadtrip
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Waitomo is a village on the North Island of New Zealand. It’s known for its extensive underground cave systems. Thousands of glow-worms light up the Glowworm Caves. The vast Ruakuri Cave features waterfalls and limestone formations.
check out this most incredible natural wonder on one of our North island Mates Travel tours.
link in bio
#waitomo #caves #glowworms
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#photography #travelphotography #nature #travelgram #love #photooftheday #instatravel #instagood  #wanderlust #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #countrylife #offthebeatenpath #bustours #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #travelnz #adventure
#travelwithme #travellust #explore #nzsummer #newzealandnatural #travelinspo #neuseeland #roadtrip

3 weeks ago

Mates Travel NZ

Lake Waikaremoana is located in Te Urewera in the North Island of New Zealand. Waikaremoana translates as 'sea of rippling waters' in maori. The lake lies in the heart of Tuhoe country.
link in bio
#waikaremoana #hiking
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#photography #travelphotography #nature #travelgram #love #photooftheday #instatravel #instagood #wanderlust #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #countrylife #offthebeatenpath #bustours #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #travelnz #adventure
#travelwithme #travellust #explore #nzsummer #newzealandnatural #travelinspo #Neuseeland #roadtrip
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Lake Waikaremoana is located in Te Urewera in the North Island of New Zealand. Waikaremoana translates as sea of rippling waters in maori. The lake lies in the heart of Tuhoe country.
link in bio 
#waikaremoana #hiking 
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#photography #travelphotography #nature #travelgram #love #photooftheday #instatravel #instagood  #wanderlust #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #countrylife #offthebeatenpath #bustours #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #travelnz #adventure
#travelwithme #travellust #explore #nzsummer #newzealandnatural #travelinspo #neuseeland #roadtrip

3 weeks ago

Mates Travel NZ

“Tera te haeta takiri ana mai I runga o Hikurangi”
“Behold the first light of dawn is reflected from the crest of Hikurangi”
Be the first to see the sun up the sacred mountain of Ngāti Porou, the highest non-volcanic mountain in the North Island.
#mthikurangi #hiking #maori #carvings #sacred
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#photography #travelphotography #nature #photooftheday #instatravel #instagood #wanderlust #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #countrylife #offthebeatenpath #bustours #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #travelnz #adventure
#travelwithme #travellust #explore #nzsummer #newzealandnatural #travelinspo #neuseeland #roadtrip
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“Tera te haeta takiri ana mai I runga o Hikurangi”
“Behold the first light of dawn is reflected from the crest of Hikurangi”
Be the first to see the sun up the sacred mountain of Ngāti Porou, the highest non-volcanic mountain in the North Island.
#mthikurangi #hiking #maori #carvings #sacred
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#photography #travelphotography #nature #photooftheday #instatravel #instagood  #wanderlust #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #countrylife #offthebeatenpath #bustours #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #travelnz #adventure
#travelwithme #travellust #explore #nzsummer #newzealandnatural #travelinspo #neuseeland #roadtrip

3 weeks ago

Mates Travel NZ

On the Mates Travel family farm tour all meals include fresh produce straight from the veggie patch outside the eco lodge.
link in bio.
#freshproduce #vegetables
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#photography #travelphotography #nature #travelgram #love #photooftheday #instatravel #instagood #wanderlust #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #countrylife #offthebeatenpath #bustours #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #travelnz #adventure
#travelwithme #travellust #explore #nzsummer #newzealandnatural #travelinspo #Neuseeland #roadtrip
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On the Mates Travel family farm tour all meals include fresh produce straight from the veggie patch outside the eco lodge.
link in bio.
#freshproduce #vegetables
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#photography #travelphotography #nature #travelgram #love #photooftheday #instatravel #instagood  #wanderlust #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #countrylife #offthebeatenpath #bustours #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #travelnz #adventure
#travelwithme #travellust #explore #nzsummer #newzealandnatural #travelinspo #neuseeland #roadtrip

4 weeks ago

Mates Travel NZ

Misty morning row on lake horseshoe @ Mangarara Eco Lodge.
click the link in bio if you would like to visit this magical place.
#familyfarm #mangarara
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#photography #travelphotography #nature #travelgram #love #photooftheday #instatravel #instagood #wanderlust #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #countrylife #offthebeatenpath #bustours #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #travelnz #adventure
#travelwithme #travellust #explore #nzsummer #newzealandnatural #travelinspo #Neuseeland #roadtrip
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Misty morning row on lake horseshoe @ Mangarara Eco Lodge. 
click the link in bio if you would like to visit this magical place.
#familyfarm #mangarara
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#photography #travelphotography #nature #travelgram #love #photooftheday #instatravel #instagood  #wanderlust #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #countrylife #offthebeatenpath #bustours #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #travelnz #adventure
#travelwithme #travellust #explore #nzsummer #newzealandnatural #travelinspo #neuseeland #roadtrip

4 weeks ago

Mates Travel NZ

Horse riding on the shores of Lake Taupo anyone?
Link in bio on how to go on an unforgettable NZ tour.
#horseriding #horses #pony #taupo
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#photography #travelphotography #nature #travelgram #love #photooftheday #instatravel #instagood #wanderlust #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #countrylife #offthebeatenpath #bustours #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #travelnz #adventure
#travelwithme #travellust #explore #nzsummer #newzealandnatural #travelinspo #Neuseeland #roadtrip
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Horse riding on the shores of Lake Taupo anyone?
Link in bio on how to go on an unforgettable NZ tour.
#horseriding #horses #pony #Taupo
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#photography #travelphotography #nature #travelgram #love #photooftheday #instatravel #instagood  #wanderlust #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #countrylife #offthebeatenpath #bustours #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #travelnz #adventure
#travelwithme #travellust #explore #nzsummer #newzealandnatural #travelinspo #neuseeland #roadtrip

4 weeks ago

Mates Travel NZ

We caught this image on one of our central North Island tours the early bird catches the worm!
#mtruapehu #Taihape
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#travelphotography #nature #travelgram #love #photooftheday #instatravel #instagood #wanderlust #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #countrylife #offthebeatenpath #nztravel #bustours #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #travelnz #adventure
#travelwithme #travellust #explore #mustdonz #nzsummer #newzealandnatural #travelinspo #Neuseeland #roadtrip
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We caught this image on one of our central North Island tours the early bird catches the worm!
#mtruapehu #taihape 
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 #travelphotography #nature #travelgram #love #photooftheday #instatravel #instagood  #wanderlust #nzmustdo #realnewzealand #countrylife #offthebeatenpath #nztravel #bustours #matestravel #authenticexperience #newzealand #travelnz #adventure
#travelwithme #travellust #explore #mustdonz #nzsummer #newzealandnatural #travelinspo #neuseeland #roadtrip

1 month ago

Mates Travel NZ

We have a new tour in the pipeline which takes us to one of our most favourite spots to eat pizza at a little known Hawke's Bay winery nestled amongst olive trees and grape vines. Watch this space for more details to come!
#hawkesbay
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We have a new tour in the pipeline which takes us to one of our most favourite spots to eat pizza at a little known Hawkes Bay winery nestled amongst olive trees and grape vines. Watch this space for more details to come!
#hawkesbay

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