About Us

ABOUT US

THE NEW ZEALAND ADVENTURE COMPANY

The New Zealand Adventure Company is locally owned and operated by South Islanders Peter Spencer-Bower and Jake Berry of Wanaka. Growing up in the South Island amongst outdoor enthusiasts meant both Pete and Jake naturally developed a strong passion for sharing their knowledge and wilderness experience with others and are now highly regarded New Zealand adventure consultants.

The New Zealand Adventure Company was set up to aid the planning process for many adventurous travellers who visit New Zealand each year. Planning the ultimate New Zealand experience is a time consuming and expensive prospect. The NZ Adventure Company will make this planning simple, efficient and exciting for you. If there is something TNZAC are unable to facilitate themselves then they certainly have the contacts to make it happen. They have vast local knowledge and have aligned themselves with other operators who are passionate, adaptable and driven by the same values when it comes to creating the ultimate experience for their guests in New Zealand’s remote South Island wilderness.

The New Zealand Adventure Company use certified guides and companies for all activities. Client and guide safety is of the highest priority and we feel this is best achieved through good communication and honesty. We also believe education about conservation and the environment to be a core value of the The New Zealand Adventure Company. This education is to be taught with a strong sense of reliability and trust through a highly qualified guides.

Start planning your New Zealand experience of a lifetime. Email or call The New Zealand Adventure Company direct for more information on your customised New Zealand adventure. No obligation quotes and basic itineraries are available on request.

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Jake Berry

ADVENTURE GUIDE

Jake caught the adventurous bug at a very young age. He pursued his fascination for fly fishing with great success and quickly gained an extensive understanding of wild trout behavior, as well as refining the art of fly fishing. For the last decade Jake has been growing his skill and knowledge base as a fly fishing/hunting guide alongside local experts establishing his business Southern Rivers Fly Fishing. Jake combines an enthusiasm for the outdoors and the pursuit of wild New Zealand game, whilst enjoying and sharing his skills and knowledge at all levels of fly fishing and big game hunting. Jake provides you with a professional and down-to-earth experience in New Zealand’s wild South Island.

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Pete Spencer- Bower

HELICOPTER PILOT

Pete followed his father’s passion for aviation and learnt to fly helicopters as a young boy, later becoming the owner and chief pilot of Greenstone Helicopters. He is a very experienced Commercial Pilot having flown fire fighting and commercial operations in Canada and New Zealand. Pete is also a Flight Instructor of considerable experience. Pete is incredibly passionate about the remote wilderness region of South Westland and the lower South Island. His knowledge and skills of the local area, big game hunting, fishing and diving are exceptional and he enjoys sharing his love of these things with visitors.

“We flew half way around the world for what we hoped would be the trip of a lifetime, and Jake and Pete (from Greenstone Helicopters) delivered in spades”!!!!!!

Greg Chiate, L.A. California