Scenic Freechoice

Whether you want a relaxed pace, or you’d like to fit in as much as possible, Scenic Freechoice offers a diverse range of sightseeing, activities, and dining for you to choose from. All are included and have been handpicked by our Journey Designers so you can personalise your journey.  
All our guests are unique, and we appreciate that different people may want various levels of pace during your trip. Scenic Freechoice activities can be active, moderate, or relaxed pace so you can choose those which best suit your personal preferences and interests.  

Whether your interests lie in getting to see nature in all its wonder, discovering unique wildlife, tasting the local fare, learning about the region’s multi-faceted history or going on an outdoor adventure, there are Scenic Freechoice activities to suit you. 

Here is just a sample of the experiences on offer: 
Scenic Freechoice - Lord of the Rings tour, New Zealand

Lord of the Rings tour

Activity Level: Relaxed
This half day tour takes you to the best locations in Wellington City while exploring key sites in the film-making process of the ‘The Lord of the Rings’. Visit the Weta Workshop and delve into the expertise needed to create the physical effects of movie making. 
Scenic Freechoice - America's Cup Sailing Experience, New Zealand

America's Cup Sailing Experience

Activity Level: Active
This special adventure allows you to sail on an authentic America’s Cup yacht and be part of the crew. Take the helm or simply sit back and enjoy the ride as you sail through Auckland’s beautiful harbour. 
Scenic Freechoice - Taste the Bay Tour, New Zealand

Taste the Bay tour

Activity Level: Relaxed
Taste the Bay is a unique tour highlighting some of the finest produce that the far north of New Zealand has to offer. Discover and taste locally made avocado oil, Manuka Honey, Makana Chocolate and local wines. 
Scenic Freechoice - Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre, New Zealand

Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre

Activity Level: Relaxed
Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre presents the outstanding Knights of the Sky exhibition. Enjoy a guided tour featuring Sir Peter Jackson’s own collection of WWI aircraft and artefacts. 
Scenic Freechoice - Punting on the Avon, Christchurch, New Zealand

Punting on the Avon

Activity Level: Relaxed
Enjoy one of Christchurch’s iconic tourist attractions as a skilled punter propels you along the Avon River. Travel past trailing willows, woodlands and the leafy banks of the Botanic Gardens or through the city of Christchurch on board a classic punt. 
Scenic Freechoice - Boutique Winery Tour Queenstown, New Zealand

Boutique Winery Tour

Activity Level: Relaxed
Enjoy a relaxed tour visiting a selection of Queenstown’s award-winning boutique wineries. Sample fine wine and food, with wine barrel-cooked tasting dishes including both traditional and wild foods. 
Scenic Freechoice - Dart River Safari, New Zealand

Dart River Safari

Activity Level: Active
Travel to the frontier township of Glenorchy and discover a unique and dramatic environment in the pristine Dart River Valley. Combining breathtaking World Heritage-listed scenery, exhilarating wilderness jetboating and Māori heritage, this is an inspiring adventure. 
Scenic Freechoice - Tour of Lanarch Castle and Garden, New Zealand

Tour of Larnach Castle and Garden 

Activity Level: Relaxed
This superbly crafted building, built in 1871, displays a unique collection of New Zealand antiques. Enjoy your guided tour of the castle and its beautiful surrounding gardens. Learn of Larnach’s history and the amazing story of how this stunning piece of architecture was built. 
Scenic Freechoice - Northern Royal Albatross Tour, New Zealand

Northern Royal Albatross Tour

Activity Level: Moderate
Situated on the tip of the Otago Peninsula, learn about the secret lives of the albatross, and gain an intimate knowledge of these amazing birds with your expert guide. Witness the fascinating social and family life of the breeding colony. 
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