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.

See our NZ blog posts


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

See our Australia blog posts

Southeast Asia

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

See our Asia blog posts

We have just published these blog posts

The Easiest Way to Travel New Zealand

By Emily | 5 February 2019

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

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

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

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

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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5 Reasons Why Visiting Bhutan is a Life Changing Experience

By Emily | 7 January 2019

Do you ever find yourself in a place, whether it is somewhere in nature or a spiritual space, and you just take a deep breath, feel your heart fill with gratitude and smile at the wonder that is the earth we live on? Bhutan will give you that feeling. Every. Single. Day. Probably even several […]

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7 Day Itinerary: Sydney to Byron Bay

By Emily | 25 December 2018

Katrin from Traveler’s Little Treasures came from Germany to try out our Mick Tour, and documented her travels…

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3 Days in the Bay of Islands

By Tara | 17 December 2018

North of Auckland lies a paradise with golden beaches, endless sunshine and tons of native wildlife. Welcome to the Bay of Islands!

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What to Pack for a Trip to Australia

By Emily | 11 December 2018

Packing is probably the most exciting part of any trip planning – the nervous excitement of gathering your things, waking up in the night and scribbling on your packing list, and the final zip of your bag… nothing beats it! We’re pretty good at this travel thing now, so we put together a list of […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Skydive in Taupo

By Emily | 4 December 2018

So, you want to jump out of a plane. Or you’re at least thinking about it, you’re jump curious (my advice for these people is to just do it, YOLO).   I recently made my skydiving debut with Skydive Taupo, and I was absolutely blown away by the whole experience.

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