New Zealand Travel Tips
New Zealand is a country of rare seismic beauty: glacial mountains, fast-flowing rivers, deep, clear lakes, hissing geysers and boiling mud. There are also abundant native forests, long, deserted beaches and a variety of fauna, such as the kiwi, endemic to its shores.
Any number of vigorous outdoor activities - tramping (hiking), skiing, rafting and, of course, that perennial favorite, bungy jumping - await the adventurous. You can swim with dolphins, gambol with newborn lambs, whale-watch or fish for trout.
Written by Emma, Australia, November 2011
The further south you travel in New Zealand, the more wild and wonderful it becomes.
Sitting pretty on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown’s cool climate and mountainous ...
Written by Tighthead Prop, Australia, September 2010
A quick word of warning if you are planning to visit New Zealand in September and October 2011 - Book Early !! The 2011 Rugby World Cup is being held in New Zealand from 09 September to 23 October ...
Key events in New Zealand this summer that you won’t want to miss! Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our New Zealand Things To Do blog . Visit the original post to continue ...
Written by Kyle, USA, June 2012
Yes, New Zealand
has some of the best skiing and snowboarding opportunities in all of
the Southern Hemisphere, but this doesn’t mean skiing is the only thing
to do in New Zealand in the winter. ...
New Zealand ’s picturesque capital has plenty to keep you entertained. Pick a theme and dig deep into Wellington ’s food, art and culture or adventure scene. Alternatively get a taste of the ...
Written by Emma, Australia, January 2012
New Zealand’ s most celebrated walk, the Milford Track, is located in the southwest of the South Island in Fiordland . Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our New Zealand Things ...
Written by John Reality, Cambodia, February 2012
Take to the exotic and natural beauty of New Zealand , via Paihia , for an adventure of a lifetime. With the Bay of Islands and Hole in the Rock Scenic Helicopter Tour , you will soar over Cape ...
Written by Emma, Australia, May 2012
Wellington’s Cable Car Museum tells the story of the city’s old cable cars that used to transport locals from the early 1900s to 1970. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our New ...
Written by Kyle, USA, July 2012
As the site of some of the best beaches, boating and weather found anywhere in New Zealand , the Bay of Islands is a highlight of any North Island holiday. A sheltered bay which ...
Written by Jane Ormond, Australia, July 2011
If you’ve ever been to New Zealand, you’ll know how clean and green it is. That crisp air, those friendly people – it’s a stunning, striking place. Unfortunately Christchurch in New Zealand suffered ...
Written by mintus, October 2011
If you want to see the beauty of New Zealand's country side and amazing wildlife, you have to go on a day tour to the Otago Peninsula (including the seal, penguin and albatross colonies). The best ...
The South Island of New Zealand offers some of the world’s best hiking and alpine scenery, and the area around Arthur’s Pass National Park definitely isn’t any exception. While areas of the ...
Written by Kyle, USA, February 2013
Eight lanes wide and 3,300 feet long, the Auckland Harbour Bridge is one of the most iconic symbols of the city’s skyline. Whether viewing it while sailing on Waitemata Harbour, peering up at it ...
Similar in scope to the Whitianga Scallop Festival ,
the Auckland Seafood Festival was started in 2006 as means of
celebrating the abundant seafood culture so prevalent in this South
Written by Kyle, USA, September 2012
Touring across the South Island of New Zealand
by bicycle is one of the most popular activities in the entire Southern
Hemisphere, but what if you are looking for just the best cities for ...
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