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Safety and Industry

Up to date with the latest trends and regulations

You can rest assured you're in safe hands with Adventure South NZ. We are constantly keeping up with industry trends and regulations to ensure you have the most memorable and smooth running experience on the trails.

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Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA)

Adventure South NZ is a member of Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA) which is the only independent association that represents all sectors of New Zealand's large and diverse tourism industry.


Making Trax Seal


Making Trax Seal of Approval

Making Trax is a global movement to ensure the social participation of persons with disabilities, in travel, adventure, and cultural contribution. Adventure South NZ support inclusive tourism and are working with Making Trax to tailor our adventures to all abilities. See other companies offering inclusive tourism here!

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Adventure Mark

An AdventureMark safety audit certification demonstrates that an adventure activity operator has been audited by an approved certification body and that their Safety Management System complies with the relevant standard. Adventure South NZ has been awarded with an Adventure Mark for all grade 2-3 mountain biking in the South Island.



Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA)

Adventure South NZ is a member of the Adventure Travel Trade Association and is committed to values that drive a necessary movement to change travel so that it benefits the businesses, the people and the environment of the places we travel.

 Tourism Export Council of New Zealand


Tourism Export Council of New Zealand (TECNZ)

Adventure South NZ is a member of The Tourism Export Council of New Zealand (TECNZ) - a trade association representing the interests of inbound tourism for over 45 years. This membership allows us to share our views on tourism directly with the industry and create long term relationships with the aim to better tourism in New Zealand, and develop our company.

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