Hey, we’re Stray!

We’re a travel company that likes to do things a little differently.

We challenge the traditional concept of a “tour” and give adventurous travellers what they crave: fun, adventure and the opportunity to give back.

That’s why we created the Stray Adventure Travel Network.

Check out our amazing destinations

New Zealand

New Zealand is renowned for its amazing landscapes; from white sandy beaches to rugged snow-capped mountains and lush green rainforests.

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Australia

Australia - the land of golden beaches, a humongous wild outback, cheeky local wildlife and sunshine for days! Australia will steal your heart.

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Southeast Asia

Discover vibrant cities, ancient ruins from bygone empires, mouthwatering cuisine, lush mountain jungle and sparkling beaches.

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The 5 best things to do in Kaikoura. This is what the pretty coastal town is famous for!

By Bhavisha | 24 February 2021 | 0 Comments

Kaikoura is a pretty little coastal town two and a half hours north of Christchurch. There are plenty of pretty little coastal towns in New Zealand. What makes Kaikoura special?

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7 Super-easy money-saving tips to see New Zealand on a budget

By Travel Mate (guest blogger) | 23 February 2021 | 0 Comments
View from a hike in Queenstown

New Zealand is often considered by tourists to be an expensive place to travel around. I thought this was the case before coming too, especially as I had lived in Australia and heard lots of people complaining about how pricey it is in New Zealand.  But while the cost of travelling here is not like […]

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The day New Zealand found Blue Duck Station

By Ally | 16 February 2021 | 1 Comment
Stray tour - experience Blue Duck Station

Ten years after we “discovered” Blue Duck Station, the rest of New Zealand experienced the awesomeness of this eco-tourism wonderland. Recently, Seven Sharp (TVNZ’s current affairs programme) visited Blue Duck Station.

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An adrenaline junkie’s list of the best places to skydive in NZ

By Tara | 15 January 2021 | 2 Comments

The ultimate bucket list activity – SKYDIVING! With such incredible scenery, it’s no surprise that New Zealand is consistently voted one of the best places in the world to jump out of a perfectly good aircraft (with a parachute, of course!). Here’s a guide to, what I think, are the top 7 skydive locations in […]

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This is the Ultimate To-Do in Wanaka List That Has You Covered Every Day of the Year

By Tara | 7 January 2021 | 1 Comment
Famous view from Roys Peak in Wanaka

Wonderful Wanaka has so much to offer. It’s almost impossible to squeeze everything in one blog post, but we’ve managed to create the ultimate to-do in Wanaka list for you. The list that is packed with free and paid activities in summer, winter and the seasons in between. Check it out.

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My Favourite Things To Do in Auckland: A Kiwi’s Guide To The Best Auckland Has To Offer

By Jodine | 6 January 2021 | 9 Comments
Downtown Auckland from Wynyard Quarter

Auckland is an awesome city – not only are you never more than 20mins drive from a beach, it’s got a really unique landscape with 50 volcanoes, a gulf peppered with islands, great dining options, its own culture and some nice short hikes/day walks.

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My All-Time Favourite Places for Tasty Vegan & Vegetarian Food in Byron Bay

By Emily | 5 January 2021 | 0 Comments
Vegetarian food - photo by Maddi

There is an amazing range of restaurants and cafés in the hippy, surf town of Byron Bay. Most of them are healthy, organic and even vegetarian or vegan, often proudly sourcing their fresh produce from sustainable, local farms and providers.

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5 Foods You Have to Eat in Cambodia to Take Your Taste Buds on a Delicious Adventure

By Travel Mate (guest blogger) | 5 January 2021 | 1 Comment
Fish Amok, Cambodia

Cambodian cuisine has many similarities to that of its close neighbours Thailand and especially Vietnam. However, unlike the Thai cuisine, Cambodian dishes usually contain less sugar and chilli – which makes it far fresher in my opinion!

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Our top 6 of unique NZ beaches – these beaches are stunning, no matter the season!

By Tara | 28 December 2020 | 0 Comments

Whether you’re a self-proclaimed beach babe or someone who could live without sand and it’s the ability to get everywhere, there’s no denying that the beaches in New Zealand are breathtakingly beautiful. We’ve narrowed it down to, what we think, are the top 6 must-see beaches in New Zealand.

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How to Fly Like an Eagle: These are the Best Places for Ziplining in Southeast Asia!

By Emily | 25 December 2020 | 0 Comments
Flight of the Gibbon in Chiang Mai - photo by: AnnP (CC BY 2.0)

Want the rush of the wind in your hair, the exhilaration of flying and a big adrenaline hit? Go zip-lining! It’s a fun, safe activity where you get to see the scenery from a different viewpoint and race through the air at up to 100kms per hour!

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