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 - 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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30 Free Things to do in Sydney

By Emily | 1 April 2019 | 0 Comments

You’re back in Sydney on the job hunt after a wild trip along the east coast with Stray. One too many cartons of Australia’s finest boxed wine has your bank balance looking kinda sad… but do not fear, we’ve got your back! Here are 30 free or cheap things to do in the big city. […]

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How to Spend 24 Hours in Sydney

By Emily | 27 March 2019 | 0 Comments

Stunning Sydney – Some love it for the opera house, the impressive harbour bridge and other architectural wonders. Others know it for its culinary reputation, trendy bars and coffee to die for.

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The Ultimate NZ Packing List

By Lisa T | 22 March 2019 | 0 Comments

Decided to visit New Zealand? ✔ Booked your flights? ✔ Chosen Stray as the best way to see the country? ✔✔✔ Now all you need to do is pack your bag and you’re away! But what to bring?

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Quick Guide to Melbourne

By Emily | 25 February 2019 | 0 Comments
Great Ocean Road

Oh, how we love Melbourne! Some say it is the culture capital of Australia (especially Melbournians). Whatever you call it, there is no denying this compact city is vibrant, creative, and full of adventures!

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How to Plan your Dream Trip to New Zealand

By Emily | 5 February 2019 | 0 Comments

So you want to come to New Zealand? Who doesn’t! We all know that so much more goes into planning your dream trip than what you see in those epic insta pics, and sometimes it is hard to know where to start.

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The Easiest Way to Travel New Zealand

By Emily | 5 February 2019 | 0 Comments

How Stray works, tips on using the app, and getting the most out of your experience in New Zealand!

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The best way to get from Thailand to Laos

By Emily | 4 February 2019 | 0 Comments

If you’re backpacking in Southeast Asia, naturally the next country to visit after Thailand is Laos. You might be wondering how to get from Thailand to Laos and be considering your options. There are bus options and train options. And sure, you can fly from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang… but life is all about the […]

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Why You Should See the Franz Josef Glacier from a Kayak

By Emily | 22 January 2019 | 0 Comments

The mighty Franz Josef glacier is a highlight of many people’s South Island adventures. We must say, one of the coolest ways (no pun intended) to see the glacier is from a kayak!

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Sustainable Traveller’s Bible 2019

By Emily | 21 January 2019 | 0 Comments

Your Guide to Keeping the Planet Green While You Explore it

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The Best of the Tom Yum Pass: A Love Letter

By Emily | 16 January 2019 | 0 Comments

Welsh couple Bethyn and Gerwyn recently Strayed Asia on the Tom Yum Pass, where they experienced the best of Thailand and Laos. Luckily for us, they got in touch afterward, and let us know just what is so special about travelling in these countries with Stray.

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