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Conservation Discovery Expedition may become Annual Event

Monday, 14 September 2015, 12:26 pm | Real Journeys

The Conservation Discovery Expedition to Dusky Sound has been such a success that Real Journeys and the Department of Conservation are working at turning it into an annual event. More >>

Real Journeys Achieves Outstanding Traveller Reviews

Friday, 17 July 2015, 3:28 pm | Real Journeys

Real Journeys has now been awarded Qualmark Enviro Silver across its products (from Stewart Island to Queenstown) and TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence for twelve of its listings for 2015. More >>

Real Journeys announces recipients of Cruise-for-a-Cause

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 10:33 am | Real Journeys

The Queenstown Lakes Family Centre and Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust have been chosen as this year’s recipients of Real Journeys Cruise-for-a-Cause fundraising initiative. More >>

Rare Native Whio Fly Between Great Walks

Friday, 6 March 2015, 12:56 pm | Real Journeys

Three young whio (blue duck) have been successfully rehomed in Mt Aspiring National Park thanks to the efforts of the Department of Conservation, Real Journeys, Genesis Energy and Air New Zealand. More >>

Walter Peak Land Restoration Project

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 4:11 pm | Real Journeys

Real Journeys is embarking on large scale restoration of its land at Walter Peak to ensure visitors continue to have an authentically New Zealand experience. More >>

TSS Earnslaw Turns 102

Friday, 17 October 2014, 5:22 pm | Real Journeys

The TSS Earnslaw turns 102 tomorrow,(Saturday, 18th October), the occasion will be quietly marked this year with cake for all who travel on her. The iconic old steamer is the oldest original coal -fired passenger carrying steamship in the Southern hemisphere. More >>

Kākāpō chicks like “rockstars” in Arrowtown

Friday, 23 May 2014, 3:57 pm | Real Journeys

Two-and-a-half month old Kākāpō chicks Lisa1, Rakuira2 and Heather1 drew crowds like “rockstars” at the Kākāpō Chicks Day Out in Arrowtown today. More >>

Real Journeys celebrates 60 years in business

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 12:29 pm | Real Journeys

Key Southern New Zealand tourism operator Real Journeys celebrates 60 years in business and family ownership this month. The company used the annual travel showcase TRENZ in Auckland this week to launch its celebrations with a 50’s themed stand and staff ... More >>

Real Journeys partner with DOC Kākāpō Recovery Team

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 10:12 am | Real Journeys

Real Journeys partner with DOC Kākāpō Recovery Team to bring Kākāpō chicks to Arrowtown More >>

TSS Earnslaw heads into annual survey

Friday, 9 May 2014, 5:08 pm | Real Journeys

Following a bumper summer season Queenstown’s 101-year-old “Lady of the Lake” the TSS Earnslaw heads up the slipway at Kelvin Grove next week to begin her annual maintenance. More >>

Real Journeys buys its Walter Peak base

Friday, 6 December 2013, 1:24 pm | Real Journeys

Key New Zealand tourism player Real Journeys has purchased the land and facilities that underpin its Walter Peak operations from its landlords Convelle Enterprises Ltd. More >>

Real Journeys purchases Cardrona Alpine Resort

Friday, 15 November 2013, 4:26 pm | Real Journeys

Key New Zealand tourism player Real Journeys has purchased Cardrona Alpine Resort from Australian based Vealls Ltd for an undisclosed sum. More >>

TSS Earnslaw steams to 101 years of service

Friday, 18 October 2013, 1:27 pm | Real Journeys

Queenstown and New Zealand tourism icon the TSS Earnslaw celebrated her 101st birthday with a special Frankton Arm cruise today and a strong assertion from Real Journeys boss Richard Lauder that the company has every intention of having the vessel on ... More >>

Real Journeys upgrading Walter Peak offering

Thursday, 12 September 2013, 4:13 pm | Real Journeys

Key tourism player Real Journeys is significantly upgrading its Walter Peak offering with the intention of making it a destination that “locals and tourists alike want to visit”, says Chief Executive Richard Lauder. More >>

Real Journeys named Operator of the Year 2013

Monday, 26 August 2013, 12:20 pm | Real Journeys

Key New Zealand tourism player Real Journeys was named Tour Operator of the Year 2013 at the annual Tourism Export Council conference held in Masterton last week. More >>

Real Journeys propose new “Narrows” Wakatipu ferry service

Wednesday, 26 June 2013, 4:06 pm | Real Journeys

Real Journeys is seeking resource consent to operate a small passenger and cycle ferry across The Narrows on Lake Wakatipu to link Frankton Arm’s Queenstown trails. More >>

Maintenance period for TSS Earnslaw briefly extended

Wednesday, 12 June 2013, 11:16 am | Real Journeys

Queenstown’s 100-year-old “Lady of the Lake” the TSS Earnslaw will be out of service for a slightly longer maintenance period than initially anticipated. More >>

Real Journeys named preferred bidder for Cardrona Alpine Res

Friday, 24 May 2013, 4:25 pm | Real Journeys

Key New Zealand tourism player Real Journeys has been named today as the preferred bidder in the sale of Cardrona Alpine Resort in Wanaka. More >>

Doubtful Sound Is Open For Business

Tuesday, 21 May 2013, 4:48 pm | Real Journeys

Doubtful Sound is open for business, that’s the message tourism operator Real Journeys is pushing in light of the NZ Transport Agency’s announcement to close the Milford Road for works for 10-14 working days commencing Thursday 23rd May. More >>

New multimillion dollar harbour facilities in Milford Sound

Friday, 10 May 2013, 1:24 pm | Real Journeys

New multimillion dollar harbour facilities in Milford Sound were officially opened by Real Journeys founder Olive Lady Hutchins and Southern Discoveries owner Sir Cliff Skeggs with a ribbon cutting ceremony at Fresh Water Basin today. More >>



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