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Roam Travel Adventures is a boutique company specialising in small group escorted tours for women.
Designed for women by women! 
Our adventures take in iconic sights, but we also go rural to experience often missed, hardly visited areas. Most days also include a leisure walk or something active.  No two days are the same and neither is the accommodation or dining options.  
Variety, comradery and fun included every day! 

Most of our guests are single, widowed, divorced or their friends or partner are not interested in travelling where they want to go? 
Solos are welcome!

If you love the outdoors, exploring new places, leisure walks, meeting new people, learning new things ... you are the perfect fit for a Roam Travel Adventure!


  • Our tours offer a friendly nurturing environment where you will make new friends, laugh a lot, experience something new every day, and fill your bucket with wonderful memories.

  • You will be booking with a boutique owner-operated company based in Cambridge, New Zealand. 

  • Our groups are small (never more than 12 guests)

  • We don't offer "cookie cutter" tours over a well-beaten track. 

  • We prefer to get off the main highways into regional areas, occasionally we stay in cities but mostly we like to make ourselves at home in rural towns. Small towns & villages that offer something special and are full of character and characters! 

  • We love tasting delicious cuisine, wine, and brews.  

  • We love nature and exploring gardens, native bush, forests, rivers, lakes & the sea. 

  • We absolutely love getting in to the great outdoors and that's why our tours usually have an active element to them.  

  • Generally the age group will be around 55 - 70 years.  

  • Our tours are for women only.

  • If you are travelling alone and don't want to pay a single supplement, ask us if there is anyone you can share with.  We can generally find you a room-mate.

  • A reasonable level of fitness is required to get the best out of your adventure.  You need to be able to walk unassisted for at least 5km.  Individual itineraries will state exactly how fit you need to be.  

  • Our cycling tours are perfect for leisure cyclists - you do need to have ridden a bike recently (not 10 years ago!!) and have some cycling experience on gravel tracks.

If your question is not answered, please email us directly and we will be back to you within 24 hours.

Chief Navigator

Welcome future Roamers! 

My passion is travel and I feel extremely privileged to live and breathe my passion every day.  Bringing small groups of women together to explore and experience other cultures is really rewarding, and I love seeing new friendships bloom. 

I have been lucky enough to explore my homeland of New Zealand, and the World extensively and with that knowledge and experience I can create unique itineraries that appeal to females.  Over the years I have built up a valuable network of local guides in different countries and between us we can create wonderful everlasting memories for our guests.

I'm looking forward to meeting you soon!

Marie Coles
Founder of Roam Travel Adventures


The best of Adventures!  The best travel leader - everything organised right down to the last little detail.  You are guaranteed a great fun time.
Jan - Amberley, New Zealand

Can't speak highly enough of this travel experience. Marie is a relaxed yet super organised travel host; using excellent local guides and perfectly located comfortable accommodation. Marie ensured all the logistics well taken care of leaving us with not a care in the world; just the pleasure of enjoying a variety of carefully chosen experiences, beautiful places, some off the beaten track and always with our delight in mind. You will love it!
Clare - Cambridge, New Zealand

I would recommend doing the North Island trip and definitely value for money. Marie was very organised and adaptable if the weather hampered our activities. I would be very keen to do another tour with Roam. 
Dorothy - Lincoln, New Zealand

The excursions, transportation, and accommodations were well planned. Big thanks to Marie for her organisation and enthusiasm for making the trip stress free and lots of fun. I would definitely recommend this trip.    
Jackie - Christchurch, New Zealand

My first guided trip ever! Accommodation was good to excellent, driver and vehicle great, sightseeing good, Lou excellent, meals good overall and it was value for money. An afternoon or day off about midway would have given time to recharge batteries and do some washing. 
Maree - Ashburton, New Zealand

I went with Roam on an overnight to The Chateau with side events on the way. Marie had everything pre-organised so all we had to do was enjoy it, and I certainly did! I also bought an e-bike from her range and have loved the new experience. Looking forward to summer!
Audrey - Hamilton, New Zealand

I’m really looking forward to future adventures with Marie - she’s delightful, welcoming, inclusive, knowledgeable, fun, professional, and makes everything easy! Her trips are extremely well planned, and she gives very clear instructions regarding requirements and what to pack and bring. If anything is amiss, she sorts it. Fantastic!
Di - Whitianga, New Zealand

I travelled with Roam Travel Adventures on a European river cruise with a stay in Italy beforehand. Our travel host Marie found ways to make the trip both fulfilling and interesting. We were able to go truffle hunting with dogs in Italy and paragliding in Switzerland. Marie even biked with us in the rain in Amsterdam! I highly recommend travelling with Roam Travel Adventures.
Jane - Radium Hot Springs, Canada

I want to thank you very much for the wonderful trip you organised for us. I appreciate the amount of effort and planning that went into the itinerary. The seats for the WOW show, the accommodation and food were amazing. The van was very comfortable and your driving impeccable. I am more than happy to recommend you to friends.
Christine - Hamilton, NZ

I've just completed my third trip away in NZ with the wonderful tour leader/driver/experience travel agent, Marie, this time in the Far North & Bay of Islands.  Such a great experience & highly recommended.  I have booked my next trip for later this year, Roam Italy & Adriatic Cruise.
Barbara - Cambridge, NZ



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