Holiday or Tour Planning Services

After 12 years of driving and guiding people from all parts of the world, and enjoying helping people have a memorable experience, Merv would like to assist those who wish to plan their own trip or holiday.

This can range from day trips

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  • around Christchurch city – the Garden City
  • to Kaikoura to go whalewatching , swim with dolphins, and view the fur seal colony
  • to Arthurs Pass in the middle of the spectacular Southern Alps
  • to Akaroa to experience the unique French flavour of this picturesque resort.

Or maybe a longer trip

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taking in some or all the South Island has to offer. Including :

  • Dunedin city with its Scottish background
  • Spectacular Milford Sound
  • The resort of Queenstown
  • The glaciers at Fox and Franz Josef set in the peaceful bush surroundings
  • Abel Tasman National Park

New Zealand looks small on the map but is deceptive – there are sometimes considerable distances between destinations. ~ Merv

Merv offers his knowledge and experience to help people plan their own excursion.

This tour planning service is designed to cater to both those who wish – to be independent and drive themselves on their adventure, – or, for visitors wanting the services of a driver/guide to take care of the day-to-day tasks of travelling.

Merv has access to a range of modern comfortable vehicles of varying size.


Other services include :

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  • Twilight golf during the summer months
  • Fishing for salmon and trout (seasonal) in local rivers or high country lakes
  • Visits to local farms to see sheepdog demonstrations, sheep shearing and an operating dairy farm seeing the milking of the cows.

Photo credit : © Bernard Spragg

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