• Bring some fun to your school holidays in Rotorua

    Thinking what to undertake over the school holidays?

    We have prepared a few activities for you to choose from!

    Want to see some animals? – We can take you straight from Rotorua i-SITE to the Hamilton Zoo! Or what about to watch Lion Feeding at Paradise Valley Springs Wildlife Park? Do you like Alpacas? We can take you to the Cornerstone Alpaca Stud.

    Would you like some time closer to nature? – Let’s go to the sandy beaches of Mount Maunganui and Waihi Beach or have a scenic boat ride in Taupo!

    Exercise your logic and intuition at Amaze me maze or join us for a trip to Napier.

    Prices start from just $25 per adult and $15 per child. Family deals apply.

    For more details please see our webpage or CONTACT US

    BOOK TODAY to 027 4367253 or to bookings@headfirsttravel.com

  • Double Decker is coming back for school holidays

    Double Decker Fun Tours Daily 26 September to 11 October:

    Double Deckers coming back for spring school holidays! Bring more fun to your school holidays with exploring the heritage highlights of Dunedin or Oamaru on our Double Decker. Our knowledgeable guides will be happy to share with you some local legends!

    In Dunedin – we depart daily from the Octagon (near Dunedin i-SITE) at 11 AM and at 1 PM.
    Two departures in Dunedin – two different routes! One is town route when we go all the way to the Baldwin Street. While the other one is our new “beach route” as we go to St Kilda and St Clair. We visit OCHO as well!

    More details here

    Book to Headfirst Travel 0800 000 4321 / 03 477 9083 or bookings@headfirsttravel.com.


    In Oamaru – we depart from Whitestone City, Harbour Street (park Scott’s Brewery) at 11 AM and 1 PM.

    Two daily jaunts and plenty of extra combos! See all the options here

    BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL : tel 021 682 461



  • Waitomo Glowworm & Ruakuri Caves and Hobbiton from Rotorua

    Are you after an unforgettable adventure? Waitomo Glowworm Caves is a must see on your adventure.

    Combine this with the captivating village of Hobbiton Movie Set and experience the majestic and world-famous Waitomo 2 Cave special – Waitomo Glowworm Caves and the Ruakuri Cave.

    Departing Rotorua i-Site Information Centre on Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 8:00am.  Returns to Rotorua around 7:30pm.


    Email locals@headfirsttravel.com or call 0800 000 4321 with any queries or use our Contact Us form

  • Need a lift? Let us take you there!

    Wondering what is the best way to get you and your guests to your event?

    Private Bus and Coach Hire available from Dunedin, Oamaru, and Rotorua.

    • Day Trips
    • Work functions
    • University visits
    • Schools field trips
    • Clubs & Sports events
    • Airport Shuttle
    • Wedding Transport
    • Parties and more

    You name it… We take you from point A to point B worry free!

    To get your charter quote or ask us a question click here for our Contact Us form

  • Larnach Castle Guided Tour

    Don’t miss out on one of the Dunedin’s must-see visitor attractions.

    Join us on our magnificent guided tour through New Zealand’s oldest Castle, built-in 1871 by William Larnach, and enjoy a drive through to the astonishing Otago peninsula and its breathtaking views.

    Departing from the Octagon (Dunedin i-Site) daily at 11:00 am.  
    Pickups from most central Dunedin accommodations are available from 10:30 am


    Email locals@headfirsttravel.com or call 0800 000 4321 with any queries or use our Contact Us form

  • More time now at Wai-O-Tapu

    Champagne Pool Wai-o-Tapu

    Have you ever felt like you need more time at Wai-O-Tapu to have a leisurely stroll around the park or to have a picnic?

    We have delayed our departure time from the park by 30 minutes, so you can have more time to view unique volcanic features.

    Departing Rotorua i-SITE Visitor Centre at 9:15 AM.

    Returning back to Rotorua city centre by 1:30 PM.

    Days of operation: Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday


    or call us at 0800 000 4321 if you have further questions.