Destinations

The Must-Dos in Abel Tasman Golden sand beaches, lush native forest, marine wildlife… How are you going to explore it all? In this list, we’ll go through all the amazing things to do in th
What to Do in Geraldine: Canterbury’s Adventure Capital! Most would describe Geraldine as a quaint rural town, but we stand by claiming this Canterbury town as the region’s “adventur
The Southern Alps Starts Here! This adventure playground covering 102,000ha (252,047 acres) has mountain biking, hiking, boating, mountaineering and skiing. Nelson Lakes National Park is the beginning
The Must-Dos in Milford Sound The “Eighth Wonder of the World” is often seen as the most picturesque place in a country. Where do you begin knowing what is the best way to experience it? S
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
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
Natural Attractions in Golden Bay That Will Blow Your Mind! Over the Takaka Hill lies a land full of weird and wonderful natural features. Limestone rocks have created natural mazes. Caves exist with
The Must-Dos in Westport: A Cool Coastal Town on the West Coast The oldest town of the West Coast of the South Island, Westport is rich in history and boasts epic natural landscapes to explore on all
Why Visit the World Heritage Area of Haast As the last (or first) port of call when leaving the West Coast of New Zealand, you could go more out with a bang than Haast. Haast is in the heart of the Te
Tips for Backpackers in Christchurch The city of Christchurch has found a second breath of life since the devastating 2011 earthquake. Artists have come out of the shadows and taken over the streets.
The Hidden Gems of the Canterbury Region Stretched between snowcapped mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Canterbury is one of the largest regions in New Zealand. But the main focus on the area is only l
The Must-Dos in Queenstown You may have heard that Queenstown is the “Adventure Capital of New Zealand”, but there’s far more to the alpine town than throwing yourself off bridges an
A Place in the Sun New Zealand’s sunniest city, Nelson gets the most hours of sun at an average of 2,500 hours per year. In turn, this brings a lot of farm jobs, especially in horticulture. This
Backpacking in the Canterbury Region of New Zealand Stretching down the east coast of the South Island, Canterbury is made up of 10 districts making it the largest region in New Zealand. There’s
Sun, Sand and Seals It may be the smallest national park at 22,530ha (55,673 acres) but the Abel Tasman National Park is one of the most famous national parks in New Zealand. Once again, the New Zeala