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For the Inherently Inquisitive

Whether you’re a seasoned traveller or new to the experience, Southern Exposure Tours creates inspirational journeys for active over 50’s. Our guided tours take people to exotic destinations throughout Europe, Asia, South America and Africa. And now New Zealand. Through the eyes of our guides, you will see, hear and taste far more than the average traveller.

When we think, ‘group tours’ the last thing we picture is a large tour bus carting people from museum to museum. By focusing on small group, intimate experiences, we’ve been able to maintain our relationships with our amazing local contacts. This means your holiday will feel as though you’re travelling with a bunch of new found like-minded friends, rather than in a group.

We know it can be difficult to find a small group tour that truly cares about your experience, especially for seasoned travellers. There’s nothing average about the way we show New Zealanders the world. So, if you’re not a ‘group tour person’, you’ve come to the right place.

Southern Exposure Tours have taken people cycling through South East Asia, hiking across South America and shown them just how much different cuisine you can fit into a single walking holiday. Our guests are quickly becoming a large, wonderful extended family of travellers; meeting on our tours again and again in exotic and far-flung corners of the earth.

So join us, and forge new friendships on the trip of a lifetime.

Never miss out on an amazing experience!


Experience of a lifetime

Discover the similarities that run through each of us, regardless of culture. Southern Exposure Tours small group travel take you to the heart of local communities to show you the exciting, wild world in which we live. You won’t regret it.

Personalised trips

Quench your wanderlust with a personalised journey where everything is taken care of. Simply pack your bag, open your mind and get ready to see things that guidebooks wish they could tell you about. Southern Exposure Tours will take care of the rest.

Local knowledge

Southern Exposure Tours have our wonderful local contacts on the ground in every place we visit. You can expect genuine interactions and rest assured that your pesos and dollars are supporting the local economy – not the corporate supply chain. It’s as real as it gets.

Featured Tours

Costa Rica River Cruise

Costa Rica, Cuba & Mexico




24 Days


Wildlife, Panama Canal, Cuban culture & music, Mayan Ruins


13th May 2022

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Greek Islands Walking & Food Tour




16 Days


Athens, Samos, Paros, Naxos, Santorini, stunning walks and beautiful beaches


5th May 2022

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Alpujarra, Spain

Spain Walking & Food




12 Days


Cooking class, Tapas tour, olive groves, deli tasting dinner, walking in rural Spain


28th Sep 2022

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