Activities

The World’s Most Remarkable Light Show New Zealand is known for a lot of natural wonders, and Aurora Australis (The Southern Lights) has to be one of the most wonderful of all. But with the righ
Rotorua’s Free Natural Hot Springs The intense geothermal activity in Rotorua means there is no lack of thermal pools. The natural hot springs merge with cold streams or rivers making the ideal
Where to See Aurora Australis in New Zealand Aurora Australis is known to light up New Zealand’s skies with green and pink displays. Solar wind reacts with the gases in our atmosphere, which cre
Bathe in a Hot Spring for Free! Want to relax in one of New Zealand’s free natural hot springs? There are many free hot springs in New Zealand to enjoy. Finding them is just half the fun…
Penguins are Awesome. Enough Said. New Zealand gives you the rare opportunity to observe penguins in their natural habitat. The three main penguin species native to New Zealand are the little blue pen
Where to See Glowworms: New Zealand’s Bright Shiny Maggots If you fancy a starry night even on a cloudy evening, then go hunt for glowworms. The maggots with shining internal organs are found in
Bubbling Mud, Mysterious Forests, Colourful Lakes, Hot Pools… It’s All Here Within Reach of Rotorua! Let’s say it: Rotorua rocks! The place is a buzzing epicentre for travellers. Whe
The Most Beautiful Beaches in New Zealand With around 15,000km (9,320 miles) of coastline, it was hard to know when to end this list of New Zealand’s stunning beaches. Many beaches are known for
See a Real-life Kiwi! Considering kiwis are New Zealand’s national icon, you would think they are everywhere. They’re not. Kiwi birds are not only an endangered species but nocturnal so ch
Spot the Giants of the Sea! There’s nothing like the rush of excitement felt when spotting a huge body appearing from the water, finishing with the graceful emergence of an almighty tail. ItR
As Much Fun as You Can Have on Two Wheels! Well, we don’t like to exaggerate too much but we stand by the above statement! Commonly, the backpacker will go to a destination in New Zealand and tr
Who Doesn’t Like a Good Waterfall? We don’t know why, but rapids and water falling from a height makes us humans rather thrilled! With that in mind, we devised this list of some of the mos
You Thought That Rocks Were Boring? Think Again! If you hadn’t noticed, landscapes are a pretty big deal in New Zealand. Just another fundamental part of that is some of the wacky and weird rock
Where to See Glowworms for Free in New Zealand New Zealand’s most interesting maggots are not only found in the caves with a price tag. These native creatures can be found all over New Zealand,
Where to Find Nudist Beaches in New Zealand New Zealand wouldn’t be the first country you think of when looking for nudist beaches. However, thanks to its European influence, there are a surpris