FMC Member Benefits2020-03-23T16:31:03+13:00

The FMC issues a membership card to all members of affiliated clubs, individual supporters and Associate Secondary Schools and Polytechnics. This card can be used to gain discounts at a variety of places around NZ. Members in affiliated clubs, schools and polytechnics will get their card from their own organisation. Individual supporters will be sent their card directly from the FMC when they join or renew. Members must have their card with them and show it on request when claiming a discount.

Companies interested in joining can learn more about the member benefits scheme online.

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Travel & Touring

Travel Insurance

John Dobbs, the FMC Travel Club Convenor can provide competitive travel insurance for FMC members to cover your overseas trips. Contact John anytime at john@tsnapier.co.nz or phone 06 8352222
DoC 30% off DOC Annual Back Country Hut Pass for Back Country Huts (excludes Mt Cook & Westland National Park Alpine Huts and some huts on the DOC Booking system). Present your Annual Hut Pass and FMC card to get 10% off DOC Great Walk Fees. www.doc.govt.nz
Interislander 15% off “Easy Change” and “Saver Change” fares booked online with Interislander, for travel from 15% discount.  Applies to Easy Change and Saver Change fares booked online only.   Travel  01 FEB 2018 to 30 NOV 2018 or 01 FEB 2019 to 30 NOV 2019 and 01 FEB 2019 to 30 NOV 2019.  Not available in conjunction with any other offer.  Normal fare rules apply.  Please show your Federated Mountain Clubs membership card at check-in.

Go to the website and complete the booking in the normal way. Enter the code FMC1 in the promocode box on the Payment Details page before adding credit card details. Not available in conjunction with any other offer. Please note the discount is only available on the fare types listed, and for the travel periods listed above.  www.interislander.co.nz

TOP 10 10% off TOP 10 Club membership (2 years) which gives you 10% off TOP 10 accommodation, 10% off InterIslander ferry travel, savings at local attractions and restaurants and 10% off accommodation at BIG4 Holiday Parks in Australia.Join online at www.top10.co.nz or ph 0800 867 836.
YHA Logo_4C-01 25% discount off YHA New Zealand memberships. Apply by phone to 0800 278299.  YHA Membership includes: 10% of all accommodation when booking direct, $5 off voucher use in select YHA Australia hostels, over 100 travel and activity discounts throughout NZ and free Kathmandu Summit Club membership www.yha.co.nz
Heaphy Bus Company 10% discount to FMC cardholders to use on all standard fares, (not including the $150 special or already discounted group fares) to Heaphy & Wangapeka Tracks and all other tracks in Kahurangi, Abel Tasman and Nelson Lakes NPs. No matter how small or large your group we can offer the best value so call us now for a free quote. www.theheaphybus.co.nz

5% discount to FMC Card holders. We can relocate your vehicle from either end of the Heaphy or Abel Tasman Tracks while you walk. Custom relocations available for all Kahurangi and Abel Tasman Park Tracks for hikers and bikers. Ph 027 446 0128

info@heaphytrackhelp.co.nz    www.heaphytrackhelp.co.nz

Walking Legends Guided Walks 10% discount to FMC Card holders for our guided walks at Lake Waikaremoana, Whirinaki, Coromandel & Tongariro. Subject to availability and minimum numbers. Bookings must be made by phone 0800 WALK NZ . www.walkinglegends.co.nz
Trekking Adventures Trekking Adventures Ltd offer Trekking & Cycling adventures to the over 40 age group. We offer small group adventure holidays for up to 12 people.We currently visit Nepal, Tibet, Mongolia, Bhutan, India, Vietnam, Egypt, Ethiopia, Tanzania, and NZ. Our philosophy is to enrich lives, encourage personal growth for clients and the locals of the communities we visit, which is fun and affordable.  FMC members are offered a 10% discount off the trip deposit.  Ph 06 356 7043 M: 027 356 7043 or visit  www.trekkingadventures.co.nz
Awatere Tussock track 10% discount to FMC members. Experience a 3 day walk in Marlborough’s unique high country. A challenging walk with spectacular views. The accommodation provides home comforts such as comfortable beds, hot showers and flush toilets. www.tussocktrack.co.nz
Bream Head Coastal Walk Bream Head Coast Walks is a private two or three day self guided walk based in the stunning Whangarei Heads area. The package is two or three days of walking, accommodation and food. The diverse and spectacular scenery includes harbour & ocean beaches, farmland, mature native bush and ancient volcanic remains. You can choose daily options to suit your fitness level. FMC members are offered a 10% Discount from November to April. www.coastwalks.nz
5% discount to FMC members.  Head high into the hills of Waitomo venturing through native bush, farmland and unique limestone formations to arrive at the breathtaking Kay’s Cabin with 360 degree views and a night to remember! Enjoy the solitude of a private walk. email: kayfamily@farmside.co.nz or Ph: 07 878 7702, www.waitomowalk.com
Helisika Ltd – For all access permits to the privately owned East Taupo Lands adjacent to the Kaimanawa Forest Park. 10% discount on helicopter flights to designated landing sites within the Kaimanawa & Kaweka Forest Parks and selected wilderness tramping areas within the private land. (Access restrictions may apply to certain areas). Discuss your ideas with us so we can help provide for the best opportunities for tramping in this spectacular landscape. Check out our heli-biking option. Contact Helisika on 07 384 2816 or email info@helisika.co.nz.  Website:  www.helisika.co.nz
Hokitika Scenic Tours offer a 10% discount for FMC members for tramper transportation in the wider Hokitika area. Phone 021 0232 5363 or email rachel@hokitikascenictours.nz to book or visit www.hokitikascencitours.nz
Exodus Travels – 10% discount to FMC Card Holders.We are the worlds leading walking and outdoor trekkking specialists and have been designing tours and expeditions for over 40 years. From our first treks through the Himalaya our holidays have come from humble beginnings to being the best walking holidays programme worldwide. Contact Exodus Travels on 0800 643 996 or email australiasales@exodustravels.com.  Website:  www.exodustravels.com
Outdoor Samoa offers a range of guided and freedom hire Bike and Kayak trips throughout Samoa. FMC member discounts include;

10% off regular price of scheduled trips (as listed on www.outdoorsamoa.com)

20% off regular price for groups of 8-16 (booked as club trips with custom start dates)

  10% off all multi-day Packrafting adventures with Expedition-X.

There are 2, 3 and 7 day options in Fiordland National Park.  www.packraftingnz.com

Kaikoura Coast Track offers 10% off for FMC members.

The track can accommodate 10 people at a time. This offer is valid only if a minimum of 4 people are booked on the track for the same dates. But don’t worry, they don’t have to be part of your group!

Book online at www.kaikouratrack.co.nz or contact the team via sally@kaikouratrack.co.nz or (03) 319 2715

  FMC members free sign up to the Kiwi Whale Watchers Club providing they are NZ residents or citizens.

This gives 50% discount on whale watching tours between 1st May – 31st October. Also there are great discounts in the cafe and gift shop.

To redeem this offer, FMC members would be able to pre-register via our website by entering their FMC membership number or present their FMC Membership card at time of check-in

10% off Ferry Services ex Bluff/Oban.  Bookings must be made direct, all food, beverages & coach travel excluded, discount not available with other promotions. Ph 0800-000511 Email: info@sie.co.nz


10% off daytime cruises in Milford Sound, or Doubtful Sound, or on the TSS Earnslaw, Queenstown. Visits to Te Anau Glowworm Caves, Walter Peak Farm.

Bookings must be made direct; all food, beverages & coach travel excluded, discount not available with other promotions.

Ph 0800-656501, email info@realjourneys.co.nz  www.realjourneys.co.nz

10% discount for FMC members.

Flights, transfers and shuttles for Trampers and Mountain bikers on the Heaphy and Old Ghost Road. Charters and Scenic flights in the Nelson, Golden Bay and Karamea areas. Free personalised information service. Contact us any time with any questions!

Free transfers from Karamea airport to your local accomodation.

For bookings or inquiries, info@aircharterkaramea.co.nz, 03 7826875, or 021 02933117

Packrafting Queenstown offers FMC members 10% off courses, rentals and guided packrafting trips.  Rentals can be couriered anywhere in NZ.

Book online and use Promo code “FMC” at time of checkout.


   Te Anau Transfers: servicing Fiordland national park and surrounds.

Kepler, Milford, Routeburn, Hollyford, Borland, Humpridge. Transport to most tracks can be arranged. Queenstown Airport pick-up available.

7 day/week service – Your schedule is our schedule.
teanautransfers@gmail.comwww.teanautransfers.wordpress.com – 0210779472
10% discount for members on bookings over $60


Gear and Equipment Suppliers




Bivouac Auckland, Newmarket, Sylvia Park, Albany, Hamilton, Tauranga, Palmerston North, Wellington, Northwood & Tower Junction (Christchurch), Dunedin.10% off RRP (excludes hut tickets, gift cards, electronics and items already reduced in price). Store addresses available at  www.bivouac.co.nz
Dwights Upper Hutt, Wellington, Porirua, Auckland10% off everything in store not already reduced. For GO Camping, Karrimor, Columbia, Marmot and Icebreaker products. www.dwights.co.nz
Macpac Logo 240px wide Multiple locations throughout New Zealand. 30% off macpac RRP and 15% off non macpac RRP (excludes Gift Vouchers) with sign up to MWC (it’s free to join). Includes our full range of Macpac packs, tents, sleeping bags, clothing & accessories.For store locations visit www.macpac.co.nz or phone 0800 622 722
Outdoorsman Headquarters “Rotorua The Outdoorsman Headquarters is regarded as New Zealand’s greatest outdoor outfitter, now incorporating our Sequoya eatery. Our 35000 sq foot showroom is an adventure in its own right, open 7 days a week.We offer 10% off all products in our store not already reduced. Includes: bike hire, clothing, camping, tramping, footwear, fishing, hunting, watersports. Does not include licenses, vouchers, Garmin, Magellan Go Pro, Nifty Boats and Weber products”. www.outdoorsman.co.nz
NZ Natural Clothing 10% off in-store products in our two stores:
Norsewood (home of the Norsewear factory, with seconds and factory specials, a clean loo and fresh coffee). 
Norsewear and Swanndri socks, garments. NZ Natural Clothing, thermals and knitwear.
Otaki (outlet Store).www.nznaturalclothing.co.nz
Gearshop 10% off for phone orders, excluding gift cards and items already reduced. Flat shipping fee of $4.99. Freephone 0800 432 774 www.gearshop.co.nz
Aviation Safety Supplies 406MHz PLB’s available at a special FMC price, a minimum discount of 10% on sales (RRP) and service. The tracking device SPOT2 and SPOT3 is also available ex stock. Quote FMC 911 for your FMC Discount. Ph 07 543 0075, email sales@aviationsafety.co.nz, website www.beacons.co.nz
  We are an independent retailer and Newmarket’s original outdoor store with an extensive range of backpacking and alpine equipment. FMC members are offered a 10% discount off any items not already reduced (excluding hire equipment). www.livingsimply.co.nz
Membership Database Pro. 10% discount on the Membership Database Pro Software package. The ideal package to store all your club membership data and generate all sorts of lists and labels. www.clubsoftware.co.nz
Fab Map

FABmap is the fabulous new fabric map. A great product for trampers, hunters. SAR personnel and anyone who enjoys the great NZ Outdoors.

  • Fully waterproof (up to 5000mm)
  • Rip and tear proof
  • Packs away in its own pocket
  • Lightweight

Order now at www.kapinua.co.nz FMC Members will get a 10% discount on any order.

Up to 15% off* all full price gear online and in the store.

“We are your local store with the gear you need for your next adventure on the mountain and river, and even with your dog! Bring your membership card next time you are in and the team will hook you up with a sweet deal. If you are from out of town,  call us for an online discount code – 03 338 1774.”

*Exclusions apply, including but not limited to some electronics, hut tickets, sale items and paddle gear.’  www.furtherfaster.co.nz

  Koaro Packrafts are made in Karamea, New Zealand. 

FMC members can get $50 of any new packraft. Check out the range at www.Koaropackrafts.com

  Small Planet is a hub and meeting point for the real mountaineers, climbers, guides, pros and all-round dirtbags that dedicate their lives to the mountains and design their lifestyles around being in the mountains as much as possible.
Come into our shop at 15-17 Shotover St, Queenstown chat to the guys, they have an abundance of knowledge of skiing, snowboarding, climbing, tramping and camping equipment and as an awesome member of FMC you have a 10% discount off RRP. Check out our website www.smallplanetsports.com or call for a chat 03 442 5397

Find your perfect hut or campsite shoe with Crocs.

  • Light weight
  • Compact
  • Extremely comfortable
  • Fully covered hole-less Crocs

FMC Members are offered a 20% discount off their total online order using the “TRAMPING20” discount code. Shop now at www.crocs.co.nz

10% discount off RRP on all PacKraft brand boats, including the adventure race models.


Kai Carrier reusable pouches and packaging are a sustainable storage solution when you head into the outdoors. With a range of pouches to meet all your needs, Kai Carrier make your back country expeditions waste free. The light weight reusable and recyclable packaging stores flat once empty and is guaranteed for 12 months from the date of purchase.
Receive 25% off the entire pouch range by entering the code FMC at checkout  https://kaicarrier.co.nz/
Intents Outdoors are the ultra-lightweight and lightweight tent specialists. Our tents are tried and tested in NZ’s conditions and are designed for adventure.
FMC members receive 10% off orders made by phone. Call 021 040 5991.  www.intentsoutdoors.co.nz
  Good Rotations is an independent bicycle and packrafting store in Wanaka. We specialise in bikes for adventure and transport, and have recently begun to stock boats from Kokopelli Packraft and packrafting gear. Visit us and get fitted out for your bike-pack-rafting adventures! FMC members can get up to 10% off, just give us a call to arrange your discount.    Ph 03 443 4349
Earth Sea Sky is dedicated to quality garments and its 100% New Zealand made production. Contact us if you need assistance to ensure you find the best options for any outdoor adventure.

We offer 15% off to FMC members (excludes any items already reduced). Freight free NZ orders. Email us at info@earthseasky.co.nz  chat to us at 03 0090126 and visit us at www.earthseasky.co.nz using code FMC.

MT Outdoors is Wanaka’s specialist ski, climb and tramp store. Great range of rental equipment available, including Backcountry touring skis and split boards, Avalanche Safety equipment, and summer tramping gear.
10% discount for FMC members.  www.mtoutdoors.co.nz
Aspiring Safety offers a discount for FMC card holders; 10% off retail* & free shipping over $120 to NZ/AU.

Either show your current FMC card in store or contact Aspiring Safety with your card details to get the discount for online orders.

*Excludes Items already on sale, Beacons and Cave Overalls

20% off Torpedo7 branded gear and 10% off non Torpedo7 branded gear.

Discounts are off RRP and exclude electronics, gift cards and services.

Show your current FMC card in store to claim your discount. Visit www.Torpedo7.co.nz to find your nearest store.

We are a family owned kids merino clothing business stocking 100% Pure NZ Merino garments, Made in New Zealand.

Merino which is practical & functional designed with comfort in mind for adventurous outdoors kids. Quality built to last.

Enter FMC at checkout for 10% off store wide* www.monstermerinos.co.nz

* Excluding gift cards and items already reduced.

At Outfitters we stock an extensive range of global outdoor adventure brands for your next big adventure. See us for travel, tramping, trekking, alpine and lifestyle clothing and gear, all set in a unique environment in Newmarket, Auckland.

We bring you the widest range of Rab clothing, sleeping bags and equipment and the most extensive range of Lowe Alpine backpacks, accessories and travel gear available in the Southern Hemisphere.

From head to toe and for every activity, we supply some of the best brands in the world to enhance your travel or outdoor adventures.   www.outfittersstore.nz

10% discount to FMC members in store with you FMC discount card. For online orders, please email us to get your discount. 


Printed publications

Wilderness Magazine Wilderness is pleased to offer FMC members a discount on 12 issue (annual) Print+Website subscription and their Website-Only subscription.

The current code can be found on the back cover of FMC’s current Backcountry magazine!

Please include your FMC number or the name of your club in the ‘order notes’ box during the checkout process.

The discounted rate applies only to the first order. The renewing rate for the subscription, due one year after purchase, will be the current subscription rate. Lean more about Wilderness at www.wildernessmag.co.nz.

masthead multi colour base outline small 12 issue subscription for $84.50 – save 16% off cover price. Quote FMC11 and receive one free back issue.

24 issue subscription for $159.00 – save 20% off cover price. Quote FMC11 and receive two free back issues.


Potton & Burton has a long history of publishing highly successful outdoor, adventure, mountain history and conservation titles. FMC is grateful for P&B’s support to our photo competition and quarterly bulletin Backcountry.

Currently, Potton & Burton offer FMC members a 10% discount on the following titles;

Use discount code BENEFITS20 at Potton & Burton’s online store. Code expires 31 Dec 2020.

FMC members can also receive a 20% discount on The Great Unknown.  See the inside back page of your November 2019 copy of Backcountry for the code (which expires 31st March 2020)

$10 off a subscription of NZ Geographic magazine for FMC members.

Enter the coupon code fmc2019 in the NZGeo checkout at www.nzgeo.com/subscribe

  Outdoor Kid guidebooks give heaps of great ideas for what to do with the family from Auckland, Rotorua, Taupo, Waikato and Mount Ruapehu.

Lots of great ideas for Family Tramping adventures!

FMC members receive 20% off all products (guidebooks and T-shirts, but excluding shipping). Offer expires on 31 Dec 2020.

Visit www.outdoorkid.co.nz and use code FMC


Digital accounts

  Excio brings places and culture to your mobile home screen by showing beautiful images, local stories and recordings for free.

FMC members can receive a 20% when they sign up as a contributing photographer. Use the code EXCIOFMC when you sign up.