Stray and Kohutapu Lodge have won the Community Engagement Award at the 2019 Tourism Industry Association (TIA) Awards. The accolade recognises the work Stray and Kohutapu Lodge have done in the remote Central North Island community of Murupara. This work began in 2013, involving Stray, Kohutapu Lodge and Murupara Area School with a vision to […]
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 – freedom, fun, adventure, the opportunity to give back, and the flexibility to travel at their own pace. That’s why we created the Stray Adventure […]
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 traveling here is not like […]
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.
It has to said, maintaining a flexible adventure travel network across 6 countries (New Zealand, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar) with multiple departures per week, year round is nothing short of ‘challenging’ work. But we do it and we do it with a smile on our face because we are passionate about sharing our places with […]