Backpacking in Dunedin A vibrant university city, Dunedin is the second-largest city in the South Island. Unlike other New Zealand cities, Dunedin is scattered in gothic architecture reflecting the we
Wine Sipping and Windsurfing in Waiheke Drink wine, explore, lazy on the beach, kayak, zipline through trees, drink more wine… Waiheke Island is a paradise for Aucklanders and backpackers alike.
The Must-Dos in Akaroa The oldest town in the Canterbury region and a hub for marine wildlife, Akaroa offers so much that it can be hard to decide what to do! We pick out some of our favourite things
What to Do in Timaru: The Hub of South Canterbury Located right in between Dunedin and Christchurch, Timaru is a great place to stay the night on your South Island road trip. The large town has plenty
Features of the Vanished World Trail Shark-toothed dolphins, whales, penguins and many more marine life used to swarm the Waitaki Valley millions of years ago. That was when the region was deep under
Things to Do and Sights to See in The Catlins Tucked away in the bottom corner of the South Island is a place of amazing rock formations and a mecca for marine wildlife. The Catlins is a coastal regio
The Guide to Backpacking in Queenstown Situated on the side of Lake Wakatipu with a backdrop of magnificent mountains, Queenstown is one of those places that is so beautiful it doesn’t look real
Get Ridiculously Far Off the Beaten Track! New Zealand’s fourth populated island is about 788km (490 miles) away from the North Island! The only way to get there is by bottlenose dolphin. We jes
The Must-Dos on Waiheke Island If there’s one Auckland city escape you can’t miss, it has to be Waiheke Island. Waiheke brings the best of city life, with good food and good drink, and mix
Compact and Creative Capital City Every backpacker passes through Wellington City at some point to catch a ferry to the South Island or get a flight, but New Zealand’s capital city is well worth
Cruise the Fiords and Get Harassed by a Kea in Fiordland! Once again, the New Zealand scenery dramatically changes. For many, their favourite NZ landscape is the fiords of Fiordland National Park! Gla
A Picture-perfect Peninsula! If you’re not here for dolphins, then you’re here for the landscape formed by volcanoes, and if you’re not here for the stunning scenery then you’r
What You Need to Know About Milford Sound and the Road to Milford Sound If you want mind-blowing eyeball-popping tear-inducing scenery that New Zealand is oh so famous for, then Milford Sound is the n
A City of Shopping, Gardens and Sandy Shores Christchurch is described as many things: the Garden City, the most English city out of England (look at the street names), but now more commonly it has be
The Must-Dos in Gore! We bet you never thought you would be searching for things to do in the “Brown Trout Capital of the World” (unless you are a keen angler and that is exactly why you h