North Island

A Travel Guide to Wellington, New Zealand Located almost central in the islands of New Zealand, Wellington is the country’s administrative capital lovingly nicknamed the “coolest little ca
The Great Escape! Too often do travellers drive right through Wairarapa without realising the potential backpacking awesomeness that lies here. (Yes, that is a real sentence and we are sticking to it)
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
A Quick City Escape! Tucked alongside two harbours, parks and scenic reserves, Porirua is a popular city escape for those staying in Wellington. With the small Wellington district just a 20-minute dri
The Must-Dos in Wellington How can you possibly get bored in Wellington? With so many sights, ways to see the city, natural attractions to escape to, awesome places to eat and more, Wellington is a ci
Mountains, Pinnacles, Seals and Lighthouses! Swap windy Wellington for a few days of hiking, seal-spotting, wine-drinking and Lord of the Rings location-hunting. During a working holiday or backpackin
Explore the Kapiti Coast and Kapiti Island 40km (24 miles) of unspoiled beaches backed with charming Kiwi towns backed with forests and mountains: this is the Kapiti Coast. The district of the Welling
Waikanae Activities You Can’t Miss On Wellington’s coastal district of the Kapiti Coast, Waikanae is deemed as the “garden and bird capital” of the Kapiti Coast. This small tow
Miramar Activities You Can’t Miss Whether you’re based in Miramar for work or want to check out Wellington‘s cool little suburbs, there are plenty of great things to do in Miramar to
Activities in Paraparaumu and Paraparaumu Beach As the main hub of the Kapiti Coast, a beautiful stretch of coastline north of Wellington City, Paraparaumu is a must-visit on any Kapiti road trip! Par
Things to Do in Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt! Wellington’s story began in this lush valley and river landscapes of the Hutt Valley. It’s a place where the sun shines a little longer than Well
Paekakariki Activities You Can’t Miss Welcome to Paekakariki, the southernmost village on the Kapiti Coast and only a 35-minute drive from Wellington City! The quaint settlement is an excellent
Stay in the Hutt! Conveniently located in the north Wellington Region, The Hutt Valley encompasses two cities, Upper Hutt and Lower Hutt, and what feels like endless amounts of regional and forest par
Family-friendly Activities in Wellington Families are in for a treat once they arrive in the capital city of New Zealand. The family-friendly city is home to a number of safe swimming beaches, gloriou
Lower Hutt Activities You Can’t Miss Get the best of city life and outdoor adventures in the Wellington suburb of Lower Hutt! Just a 15-minutes drive from Wellington city centre, Lower Hutt is b