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November 2020 Update: Closing Down Due To Covid-19


Unfortunately we are closing our doors due to Covid-19, we wish you all the best with your New Zealand Travels!


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Choose your Experience


Here at Sole Ventures we strive to remove people from the stressful grind of modern life and provide an unparalleled experience that is good for the soul. Our vacation packages explore New Zealand’s breathtaking natural environment, from the ocean floor to the mountain peaks, and we want you to come along on the journey with us while we guide you through some of the most stunning regions in the world. We make it our personal mission to make sure you have a truly unforgettable Kiwi experience!

Are you ready to embark on the journey of a lifetime?



Read all of our TripAdvisor reviews!
  • Chirstine D

    Tongariro crossing

    Perfect from start to finish. Great weather for the crossing. An amazing experience with Sole Ventures - punctual, professional, quick to respond, prepared for anything, and truly wonderful people. An added bonus was learning a lot about NZ through Sam and Danni. I’m an avid hiker who’s traveled the world, and this company is honestly the best. Highly recommend Sole Ventures and will definitely book with them again.

  • Trip173166

    Tongariro Crossing

    I have travelled extensively and used multiple tour companies and guides around the globe... nothing comes close to the service we were offered by Sole Ventures. Sam and Cole Johnston were hands down one of the best tour guides I’ve ever had. My whole team were well looked after and they paid attention to every detail from pickup to drop off. They looked after all our needs and walked alongside us throughout the crossing. Check ins and check outs at the hotels were a breeze as they took care of everything. The meals and cafe stops along the way and at the destinations were fantastic. They are both very knowledgeable and most importantly they are fun to hang with. I would recommend them to anyone at anytime. Looking forward to a few more exciting adventures with them in future.

  • Sheryl r

    It's all about you!

    I’ve traveled to New Zealand many times and have had the privilege of visiting many of their wonderful sights with various tour companies . However I decided to go outside the box and book with Sole Ventures because I wanted the best version that New Zealand has to offer and I wasn’t disappointed.
    The tour was about what I wanted to experience and if I wasn’t sure suggestions were made
    based on my likes and activity level. (So for me no ice climbing ! ) However I got to see places,waterfalls volcanoes ,birds,forests and yes beaches that take your breath away and I wasn’t in a crowded noisy bus with a bunch of people who were interested more I their next dining experience than what was right in front of them ;a beautiful vista
    complete with forest and beach.
    There was no keeping track of where to stay or how much a meal cost because it’s all included.
    This tour is owned and run by 2 bothers who grew up playing and wandering the land so their history adds to their credit and experience.
    They give back to the land as well by planting trees to match or decrease their carbon imprint caused by the van they use.
    I would highly recommend this company for families,
    friends and anyone who wants the personal tour experience with top notch service.

  • Sharonkamo Whangarei, New Zealand

    Tongariro Alpine Crossing

    WOW, what a fantastic adventure we had with family & friends doing the crossing! We had spectacular weather, spectacular views and an outstanding set of guides who catered to our every need & every level, being the least fit in the group, I had my concerns of holding everyone up but never at any stage did I feel that way, at every turn our guides Sam or Cole were either beside me or just in front making sure no one felt under pressure, they gave great info along the walk & provided a sumptuous lunch at the lakes midway through the walk, to top off the day they organized to finish up with a well deserved soak in hot pools back in taupo. In short, it was an awesome experience not to be forgotten, thanks Sam & Cole we will definitely be signing up for more.

  • craig t

    Family day trip for six people to Rotorua

    Full day trip from Auckland to Rotorua and back to Auckland harbor.
    Our driver Sam could not have been more helpful, more responsible-extremely careful driver. He joined us in Rotorua on part of the tour and drove us all the way back to Auckland. The van which was a very large Mercedes van, Was clean and brand new for a comfortable ride. We hire soul ventures anytime again highly recommend them.


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