Activities

Enjoy Whanganui on a Budget Sometimes people forget that Whanganui is on the coast with the magnificent Whanganui River passing through it. Whanganui is a significant settlement in New Zealand’s
Enjoy Napier on a Budget You don’t have to break the bank to have an awesome time in the city of Napier. Napier is a city home to and surrounded by free natural attractions, walks, museums and t
The Best Things to Do in Palmerston North on a Budget When it comes to travelling on a budget, there couldn’t be a better city than Palmerston North. With free parks, gardens, walkways, museums
Whakatane on a Budget On the Bay of Plenty coast overlooking New Zealand’s only active marine volcano, Whakatane is a stunning town to spend a while. The mix of long-stretching beaches, rugged c
Explore Hastings on a Budget In the heart of the sunny Hawke’s Bay region of the North Island, Hastings is definitely one for the itinerary! While its neighbouring city, Napier, gets all the att
Enjoy Manawatu on a Budget Fancy a healthy mix of forests, farms and small Kiwi towns? Then Manawatu is your place! The North Island region has many features well worth exploring. Better yet, we can t
Free Things to Do in Gisborne You don’t have to blow a whole lot of cash to have a good time in Gisborne. The Eastland city has many attractions from it’s awesome beachfront to its rich cu
Things to Do in New Brighton on a Budget The seaside suburb in Christchurch is known for one thing: SURF! This is where all the surfers of the city come to get their fix after work or during their day
Kaikoura on a Budget We get it! In between the dolphin swims, whale watch cruises and eating plates of crayfish, doing things in Kaikoura can get a little pricey. Give your wallet a break by also spen
Find Free (and Cheap) Activities in Hanmer Springs A destination branded as a “spa resort town” doesn’t exactly evoke images of affordability, but you’ll be surprised. Hanmer S
Free (and Cheap) Activities in Oamaru Even on a budget, you’ll have an inspiring, interesting and, admittedly, quite bizarre, experience of Oamaru. Just wandering the Victorian Precinct of this
Free (and Cheap) Activities on the Coromandel Peninsula We know that any ways to cut the costs while travelling New Zealand are welcome. Luckily, the Coromandel Peninsula is full of natural and histor
Free (and Cheap) Activities in Franz Josef Glacier Don’t feel compelled to book onto a $460+ heli-hike. Tie up your hiking boots instead and enjoy the myriad of hiking trails to see the dramatic
Free (and Cheap) Things to Do in Gore Unless you’re doing a private fishing tour or flying in a Tiger Moth bi-plane, you don’t need to worry about spending too much on tourist activities i
Free (and Cheap) Activities in Aoraki Mt Cook It’s amazing where you can set to by simply using your own two feet. While helicopter flights, boat tours and 4WD excursions tempt tourists with the