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February 27, 2015 in New Zealand / (0) comments

New Zealand Scenic

We believe that your hotel is far more than a place to hang your hat; it’s an intimate way to experience the personality of your destination and a welcoming haven where you can relax and be pampered after a day well spent biking or walking your way through your destination.  Travelers on our active vacations in New Zealand will get… Read More

December 12, 2014 in New Zealand Walking / (0) comments

CBB56F Queen Charlotte Track, Marlborough Sounds, South Island, New Zealand

Small wonder Kiwis have perfected the art of “tramping” given the amazing and diverse landscapes that their vast network of walking trails allows access to—especially on the South Island. Travelers on our “Walking New Zealand: Splendor of the South Island” vacation  will discover the country’s immense natural beauty during invigorating walks in the foothills of the Southern Alps and along… Read More

Scenic New Zealand

  VBT offers two distinct vacations to the gorgeous and geographically diverse South Island of New Zealand—our biking vacation, New Zealand: The South Island, and its sister vacation, Walking New Zealand: Splendor of the South Island. Although both vacations are on the South Island, they each visit completely different areas within the island—so there’s no reason not to do both… Read More


New Zealand’s South Island—the 12th largest in the world—is home to breathtaking yet different landscapes ranging from the Canterbury Plains to a coastal rainforest to the jagged peaks of the Southern Alps. One might find themselves visiting a glacier and then swimming with dolphins in the coastal waters less than an hour later. Given this amazing topography, it’s not surprising… Read More

March 05, 2012 in New Zealand / (0) comments

Machu Picchu, Peru

On one of our recent New Zealand Bike Tours VBT travelers added a penguin rescue to their list of memorable encounters while exploring the South Island. During their stay at the Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki, VBT guests Jim, Karen, Mark and Sophie were part of a rescue party, transporting a disoriented Tawaki penguin from a dangerous highway back to the… Read More


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