Regional Tourism Organisation/Agencies

Destination Fiordland
Destination Fiordland is the Regional Tourism Organisation (RTO) for the Fiordland area, responsible for the destinational marketing of Fiordland, incorporating the holiday resorts of Te Anau and Manapouri, as well as the scenic icons of Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound. Destination Fiordland provides information on products and services available to visitors to the Fiordland area.

Destination Queenstown
Destination Queenstown's role is to co-ordinate, facilitate, motivate and develop the marketing of Queenstown.

Tourism New Zealand
Tourism New Zealand is an international marketing agency responsible for marketing ‘destination New Zealand’ offshore. Their website provides travel information, maps, driving routes, activities and accommodation information to help you plan your New Zealand holiday.

Venture Southland
Venture Southland is the official government department to promote, facilitate, motivate and develop the marketing of Southland.

Stewart Island Promotions Association
Stewart Island Promotions Association is the local tourism association, working to provide information and marketing of Stewart Island to visitors.

Department of Conservation
The Department of Conservation (DoC) is a government department which works to protect New Zealand's natural and historic heritage, provides public conservation places.


Stewart Island Experience
Stewart Island Experience offers ferry services between Bluff and Stewart Island and a wide range of excursions including cruises, coach tours, guided walks and rental cars, scooters and mountain bikes for sightseeing on Stewart Island. (Stewart Island Experience is a 100% owned subsidiary of Real Journeys)

Queenstown Rafting
Queenstown Rafting operates half day white water rafting adventures on the Kawarau and Shotover Rivers in Queenstown. Alternatively choose the multi-day wilderness experience in the Landsborough region. (Queenstown Rafting is a joint venture partner of Real Journeys)

Black Cat Cruises
Black Cat offer daily cruises on the scenic Akaroa and Lyttelton harbours near Christchurch New Zealand, offering unforgettable views of the wildlife, swimming with dolphins & kayaking adventures. (Black Cat Cruises is a joint venture partner of Real Journeys)

Trips and Tramps
Trips & Tramps operates small group tours into Fiordland National Park – offering classic day walks to Milford Sound and guided day walks in Fiordland. 

Fiordland Wilderness Experience
Fiordland Wilderness Experience operate one to multi-day, guided, small group kayaking experiences in Milford, Doubtful and Dusky Sounds, with no experiences necessary and all equipment provided. (Fiordland Wilderness Experience is a joint venture partner of Real Journeys)


Fiordland Lodge
Elegant and luxurious accommodation at Fiordland Lodge offers comfort and privacy, with full guest and dining facilities. Stunning views of Lake Te Anau and the mountains of Fiordland National Park.

Stewart Island Lodge
Stewart Island Lodge is a private and secluded up-market B&B, with sweeping views of Halfmoon Bay and the ocean beyond. The perfect accommodation to enjoy your visit to Stewart Island.


Leslie Hutchins Conservation Foundation
Organisation committed to supporting conservation efforts in the region. Started by Real Journeys founder Leslie Hutchins in 1994.