Travel Styles

Things to Do in Hamilton for Backpackers The main hub of the Waikato region, home of hot air balloon events, the mighty Waikato River, and some of New Zealand’s best gardens, Hamilton has plenty
A Real Insight into the New Zealand Countryside Made up of dense native bush lining New Zealand’s longest navigable river, Whanganui is NZ’s 11th national park. Old relics from the early f
New Zealand’s Most Circular National Park Gracefully shaped, Mt Taranaki / Mt Egmont volcanic cone is the star of the Egmont National Park show. Reaching 2,518m (8,261ft), it has starred in a mo
Backpacking in Waitomo Above ground Waitomo is exciting, but underground it is the most visited tourist attraction in the country. It is just mind-blowing. Located in the Waikato area, Waitomo hides N
The City of Sails, Volcanoes and Parks! As New Zealand does everything “huge” huge mountains, huge lakes and huge adrenaline activities the country also has a huge city. Auckland is the fo
A Kiwi Holiday Hotspot! When Kiwis are looking for a holiday escape on the North Island, the harbourside city of Tauranga and its suburb Mt Maunganui are often considered. They sit on the western side
What’s a Backpacker to Do in the Beautiful Wanaka? The autumn leaves reflecting off of the lake or the snow-capped mountains visible not so far in the distance makes Wanaka one of the most pictu
The North Island’s Adventure Capital! No wonder Taupo is a top backpacking destination in New Zealand! It has everything from adventure activities to heaps of free and cheap things to do. Situat
Caves to Coastal Adventures New Zealand’s northernmost thus warmest city, Whangarei, is a great place to base yourself for coastal exploration and watersports. Not only does the Northland city h
Have a Whale of a Time in Kaikoura! The adventure in Kaikoura extends from the Inland and Seaward Kaikoura mountain ranges all the way out into the Pacific Ocean. One day, you could be hiking on top o
Things to Do in New Plymouth New Plymouth is for the indecisive. By that, we mean New Plymouth has a bit of everything: the coast, the city, and the mountain. What’s more, which makes New Plymou
However You Relax, You Can Find it in Hanmer Springs People’s idea of relaxing can be very different, but somehow Hanmer Springs caters to all. If your idea of a good timeout is soaking in a hot
Penguins, Boulders, Penguins, Steampunk and Penguins Have you ever dreamed of going to a place like Victorian England with penguins? Well, haven’t we all?! Oamaru provides with its grand 19th-ce
Things to Do in Napier for Backpackers Sunshine, wine, funky architecture, cycling, mountain biking, walks, Maori history… There’s certainly more to the Hawke’s Bay city of Napier th
The Hub of Eastland Gisborne, or “Gizzy” as the locals call it, is a city of firsts. With its close proximity to the international dateline, it is the first city in the world to see the su