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23 December 2021

Bespoke wheelchair transfer for Stewart Island Ferry

RealNZ has commissioned a new wheelchair transfer system enabling passengers to remain in the comfort of their wheelchair as they are safely transferred from shore to vessel and vice versa.

Southern Heritage Sites Restoration Expedition

RealNZ is offering 24 people a rare opportunity to explore wild Fiordland by boat while giving back to this special place. By partnering with the Department of Conservation (DOC), the trip offers the chance to combine a five-night (18 – 23 Dec 2021) cruise to Fiordland’s stunning Tamatea Dusky Sound with learning about and getting involved in the area’s history and conservation.
22 October 2021

New Chief Marketing & Digital Officer for RealNZ

Scott McNab takes up the new position of chief marketing and digital officer at RealNZ next month.   RealNZ is the new name of the well-established group of tourism and ski businesses offering memorable experiences with a vision - to create enduring value through conservation that is enabled by tourism.
18 October 2021

Decarbonising and conserving 109 years of heritage

A feasibility study is under way to investigate whether the TSS Earnslaw can become carbon neutral or carbon zero whilst conserving her proud heritage.

Unique vaccination experience onboard the TSS Earnslaw

Those who are vaccinated on the TSS Earnslaw in Queenstown between 7.30 and 11.00am as part of ‘Super Saturday’, will spend their ‘observation’ time enjoying a free barista coffee, before being offered an optional tour of the 109-year-old steamship – and a chance to spin a wheel for a ‘trip or treat’ on their way out.

2021 Cruise-for-a-Cause helps raise $30,000 for Outdoor Education in Fiordland

This year’s Cruise-for-a-Cause (formerly Real Journeys Cruise-for-a-Cause) raised much-needed funds for the Deep Cove Outdoor Education Trust.  The trust needs to complete urgent maintenance work to continue to offer its increasingly popular school camp at its Deep Cove Hostel in the heart of Fiordland.

Wayfare to become RealNZ – in business for good

RealNZ (formerly Wayfare) CEO Stephen England-Hall has announced a bold vision for the tourism group under a new name, pledging to do ‘business for good’.
31 December 2020

General Manager Paul Norris awarded New Zealand Order of Merit

Real Journeys and Go Orange General Manager Paul Norris honoured by New Zealand Order of Merit for services to the tourism industry and conservation
2 November 2020

Fiordland Trails Trust pirates dig deep for treasure

$30,698 will help progress the Fiordland Trails Trust network of trails from Te Anau to Te Anau Downs, for non-motorised recreational activity, following Real Journeys pirate-themed Cruise-for-a-Cause.
28 October 2020

Stephen England-Hall appointed Wayfare chief executive

The Wayfare group of tourism and ski companies today announced the appointment of Stephen England-Hall to the position of Wayfare chief executive (CE).
7 July 2020

Three generations of Hutchins on first TSS sailing

It was ‘all hands on deck’ on the TSS Earnslaw, as three generations of the Hutchins family joined the first cruise since New Zealand went into lockdown over three months ago.
17 June 2020

Wayfare welcomes guests back in time for the July school holidays, with historic pricing and ‘Kids Go Free’

Wayfare is set to relaunch most of its experiences this 4th July in time for the school holidays.

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