Experienced ground operators

As the New Zealand educational and sports tour experts, we provide destination management services to agencies and tour operators from around the world.

Our experienced team, supported by the wider Haka Tourism Group, works alongside agents to create bespoke itineraries that offer curriculum aligned educational content and immersive sport development. Our strong supplier network, along with our in house accommodation, buses and guides, are able to provide a competitive price with seamless operational delivery for your groups.

Let us take care of itinerary creation and land logistics so you can focus entirely on customer relationships.

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100% New Zealand owned and operated

Haka Educational Tours is proudly New Zealand owned and operated under the umbrella of the award winning Haka Tourism Group. We're the experts in New Zealand travel.


Accommodation Network

Best accommodation options and prices through Haka Hotels and Haka Lodges, as well as Haka's network of approved accommodation providers.

Bus Fleet

Assurance of superior safety through Haka's own fleet of quality 16 seat buses, including 4WD for snow tours, and Haka's approved network of large luxury coaches.

Expert Guides

Guides are carefully selected from Haka's network of experienced guiding staff. Specialist guides are available in Māori language and culture, ski/snowboard and more.


We leverage the power of Haka Tourism Group to nurture strong supplier partnerships for the best service at the best price.


By many independent organisations, including Gold status from Qualmark, New Zealand tourism's official mark of quality.

Award Winning

Supreme winners at the 2019 ExportNZ Awards among many other accolades covering growth, cultural tourism, leadership and more.

See our awards

Educational tours

As an educational tour agency running tours across many subjects all over the world, we understand what your educational clients are looking for. We deliver curriculum aligned itineraries that tick all the academic boxes while also building soft skills, cultural understanding and opportunities to contribute to the local environment and community.

We can create bespoke New Zealand tours to cover almost any secondary or tertiary subject from geography, geology or environmental science to arts, culture and film.

resetting a possum trap in a New Zealand forest
Global Games rugby sports tour

Sports tours

As a sporting nation, New Zealand certainly punches above its weight across a wide range of codes. Haka Educational Tours' network of schools and sports clubs, along with our excellent knowledge of the country, allows us to create well matched tours ground-up in many sports.

In addition to match play, our sports tour itineraries include unique training and development opportunities, stadium tours, team building activities and social events with host schools or clubs. We deliver an overall experience that enriches the individual players along with their team.

New Zealand Sample Itineraries

See some of the itineraries your clients could choose from for their next tour to beautiful New Zealand.

Great Barrier Island Tour

Eco-Adventure Tour on Great Barrier Island

Week-long educational conservation tour of the Great Barrier Island, focusing on leadership and sustainability with varied learning opportunities.


Behind the scenes on our Mission to Space Camp – September 2022

Our STEAM tours have always been popular, but our 3-day STEAM tour has proved particularly well-received for the domestic market as it is a great way for students to gain hands-on STEAM experience in just a few days.  In September, we were delighted to host Wairarapa Cobham Intermediate School and Nga Puna Tapuwai – Ladbrooks…

Women of Haka Educational Tours

Achieving #balanceforbetter this International Women’s Day

We’re proud  to be part of a well balanced workplace with our General Manager, Eleri Williams, heading up a high-performing team of women and men.


Trans-Tasman Tours – Lessons To Be Learnt Across The Sea

Did you know that between the closest two points, Australia and New Zealand are only 1491km apart?
That’s just under a 3 hour plane journey from many of the East Australian cities to New Zealand!

Whakarewarewa Thermal area, Rotorua, New Zealand. Pohutu Geyser

Visit New Zealand’s Volcanic Landscape on a Geography Field Trip

The varied geography and landscape that sets the scene for Hollywood blockbusters (think the Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Chronicles of Narnia, The Piano, Pete’s Dragon, Mission Impossible: Fallout and The Meg) ticks all the boxes for your Geography field trip wish-list.

Haka Educational Tours and Eat My Lunch

Our Partnership with Eat My Lunch

We want to support Eat My Lunch in helping to change this. As part of our partnership,  we’ll be volunteering and donating lunches when we receive post-tour feedback, as well as using them to provide lunches for tours and other events.


Let us quote on your agency's next New Zealand tour or allow us to create a range of itinerary options to present to potential clients. Tell us a bit about your needs and we'll do the rest!