This year’s second Real Journeys Cruise-for-a-Cause, held in Milford Sound, has raised almost $27,000 to help the Wildlife Hospital in Dunedin fund a much-needed veterinary internship. In August, the first Cruise-for-a-Cause, Doubtful Sound, raised $53,200 for Queenstown group Baskets of Blessing.
This year’s Cruise-for-a-Cause to Doubtful Sound has raised $53,220 for Queenstown community support group ‘Baskets of Blessing/Let’s Eat’ for a portable chiller and commercial kitchen equipment to help the team distribute meals for individuals and families experiencing difficult times.
A new initiative aiming to gain insight into the alpine habitat of New Zealand’s at-risk kārearea falcon has received a significant boost of $54,000 from this year’s Real Journeys Birds of a Feather Conservation Ball.
Real Journeys Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise won the inaugural 100% Pure New Zealand Experience Award hosted by the Tourism Minister at Parliament last night. The awards recognise excellence in visitor experiences and tourism sustainability. Real Journeys Walter Peak Gourmet BBQ Lunch was also a finalist.
This year’s Cruise-for-a-Cause to Doubtful Sound will raise funds for Queenstown community support group ‘Baskets of Blessing’ to help distribute meals for individuals and families experiencing difficult times. The second recipient is the Wildlife Hospital in Dunedin, which treats some of the most threatened species - from native birds to penguins and seals.
There is less than a week to go before applications close for the Real Journeys annual Cruise-for-a-Cause. New Zealand based charitable organisations can apply for the opportunity to sell all the berths on one of Real Journeys iconic overnight cruises in Fiordland - and keep all the proceeds.
One of New Zealand’s leading family-owned tourism companies, Real Journeys, has announced the establishment of a new corporate identity called ‘Wayfare’ to represent its tourism companies in the international market.
With an historical New Zealand theme, a hundred elegantly attired guests raised over $85,000 towards Cooper Island Island Restoration Project at the Real Journeys ‘Birds of a Feather’ Conservation Ball on Saturday. 100% of their ticket price went towards Real Journeys’ conservation effort to remove predators on Cooper Island, Dusky Sound.
A smoker’s clay pipe discovered during Real Journeys conservation work on Cooper Island, in Dusky Sound, is believed to have belonged to legendary explorer William Docherty, who lived in Fiordland’s remote Dusky Sound from 1877 to 1894.