Explore New Zealand with
Larry Keating and friends


The greatest country on Earth

In 2021 New Zealand will play host to one of the planet’s most exciting and audacious sporting events,
the America’s Cup, and there couldn’t be a better time to plan your visit!

Voted “Favourite Travel Destination” five years running in the Telegraph Travel Awards, New Zealand is an authentic treasure trove of exceptional experiences, gourmet dining and incredible views, from the water, land and air.
In New Zealand, the sea is in our blood and the journey is all part of the adventure.

Larry and friends invite you to experience New Zealand the way only we know how. As an alliance of true New Zealand experts, our on-the-ground team offers a seamless experience, from your bespoke planning service and advice, to personalised care and guiding during your visit.

Let us ensure you experience exactly the best of what New Zealand has to offer you.

Larry Keating

Larry Keating has travelled the world for over 40 years, ten of those sailing around the Mediterranean with wife Deborah in their yacht Chinano. A member of two of the worlds great yacht clubs the New York Yacht Club and the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, Larry has built a reputation as a passionate sportsman. He built a strong interest in America’s Cup history, and recently co-wrote a book on the subject.

Larry has worked extensively in the international sports media, from photography to broadcasting and film making. His experience has taken him to ten America’s Cup events, two Olympic Games, countless other global sports events, including crewing in the 1989/90 Whitbread Around the World Race.

As a documentary maker, Larry has worked with French, Japanese, British and American Producers and interviewed some of the world’s most famous people from Olympic sports stars, Hollywood actors to Nelson Mandela. A true-blue Kiwi, Larry’s knowledge of his native land is vast, having lived and travelled the length and breadth of the country since a teenager.

Larry is now partnering with ID New Zealand and Love My New Zealand to arrange memorable, personalised New Zealand itineraries and experiences for the discerning traveler, seeking the finest in bespoke experiences in the lead up to, during, and beyond the 2021 America’s Cup in Auckland


Your partners

A unique collaboration between Larry Keating, ID New Zealand Bespoke Journeys & Love My New Zealand.

One of New Zealand longest established luxury travel firms, ID New Zealand
specialises in bespoke New Zealand itinerary planning and travel management.

Together with Love My New Zealand, the Auckland experience curator for your visit, you are in trusted hands.

We look forward to delivering a seamless, unforgettable New Zealand experience
and to welcoming you to the Best Place on Earth!

IDNZ Bespoke Journeys

True New Zealand experts

Our reputation is built on ensuring you return home exhilarated – knowing your precious time in New Zealand could not have been better spent.

Unsurpassed knowledge of New Zealand and trusted relationships provide you with an unmatchable, seamless, bespoke experience.

Your contact:
Audrey Honiball, Travel Designer

Love my New Zealand

See New Zealand in a different light.

Designed for the discerning, premium traveller, the Love My New Zealand team can show you an Auckland you won’t find in the guidebooks. We take care of every little detail with personalised, tailored itineraries.

Winner of the Travel & Hospitality Award Most Innovative Tour Company of the Year 2018 throughout Oceania.

Your contact:
Sharon Stewart, Auckland Experience Curator

Contact us

Please answer the questions below to request your bespoke itinerary. We look forward to hearing from you!