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Historic Steam Transport to Ultra-modern Electric

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 12:47 pm | Real Journeys

Real Journeys’ latest Queenstown attraction carries visitors on one of the oldest forms of transport, the 104–year old TSS Earnslaw steamship, to one of the latest: the Ubco electric trail bike. More >>

Charity Ball helps raise $65,000 for Tamatea/Dusky Sound

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 2:03 pm | Real Journeys

The second annual “Birds of a Feather” Charity Ball has raised over $65,000 for the Department of Conservation’s Tamatea/Dusky Sound Restoration Project and saw Real Journeys commit to making Cooper Island, (the third largest island in Dusky ... More >>

Youth to benefit from Real Journeys Cruise-for-a-Cause 2016

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 10:47 am | Real Journeys

Real Journeys annual Cruise-for-a-Cause will go towards helping young Kiwi conservationists around the country and students at Queenstown’s only high school - Wakatipu High. More >>

Two New Directors Appointed to Real Journeys Board

Friday, 12 February 2016, 10:26 am | Real Journeys

Leading southern tourism operator, Real Journeys, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sue Sheldon and Vicky Taylor as directors to its board following its AGM at Cardrona Alpine Resort last week. More >>

Colourful Lion Dance to Celebrate Chinese New Year

Thursday, 4 February 2016, 10:26 am | Real Journeys

To celebrate the spirit of the 2016 Lunar New Year, Aotea Gifts and Real Journeys will fly an acclaimed Lion Dance team south to perform four spectacular lion dances in Earnslaw Park on Tuesday 9th February (at 10.15am, 11.15am, 1.15pm and 2.15pm). ... More >>

Governor-General Discussion with Queenstown Tourism Leaders

Wednesday, 18 November 2015, 5:20 pm | Real Journeys

Queenstown’s tourism and hospitality leaders met with Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae at the Colonel’s Homestead Restaurant at Walter Peak last night, to discuss the challenges facing the tourism industry. More >>

Acclaimed southern company invests in Christchurch tourism

Friday, 16 October 2015, 10:07 am | Real Journeys

One of New Zealand’s leading tourism operators is about to add Christchurch’s International Antarctic Centre to its portfolio of successful tourism businesses. On the 30th October 2015, Real Journeys will become the new owner and operator of ... More >>

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 >>



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