Tag Archives: Activities & Attractions

9 Epic South Island Hot Pools: Warm Up This Winter

Discover the most memorable and gorgeous South Island hot pools and hot springs with this unmissable list. Don’t travel down South without locking in your favourites! The South Island is full of incredible scenery and opportunities for adventure. What though can you do when looking to unwind? The answer to that is easy! The South […]

21 Epic Things to do in Auckland at Night

We’ve bundled together all of the best things to do in Auckland at night. Plan your next evening adventure with our insider knowledge and make it one to remember. Auckland is New Zealand’s most vibrant city so it’s not surprising to learn that the fun doesn’t stop just because the sun goes down! Whether you’re […]

8 Epic Queenstown Adventure Activities for Adrenaline Junkies!

Our guide will help you find the most exciting Queenstown adventure activities. This collection of exciting activities are for the very bravest of travellers – because, after all, you’re in the adventure capital of the world! Queenstown is known for many things – its stunning mountains and lakes, fantastic restaurants, and most of all, its […]

Auckland to Hobbiton & Waitomo – Visit the Hobbits and Glow Worms, All in One Day with This Tour!

If you’re looking for the best way to get from Auckland to Hobbiton (with an additional stop at the Waitomo Caves), we’ve got just the ticket! We recently joined a small-group tour from Auckland to Hobbiton and the Waitomo Caves. Having had such an amazing time, we couldn’t wait to share our experience with you […]

10 of the Best Surf Beaches New Zealand Has on Offer – Surf’s Up!

Though it surprises some – New Zealand is a surfing mecca. With a whopping 15,000 kilometres of coastline ringing these islands, it’s not hard to catch a wave! From the tip of beautiful sub-tropical Northland, right town to the icy Southern Ocean around Invercargill and remote Steward Island, New Zealand’s surfing is wonderfully diverse. Along […]

25 of the Best Beaches in Auckland – Grab Your Togs and Go!

To help you plan a coastal getaway, we’ve brought together the best beaches in Auckland for you. With more than 25 incredible spots, ranging from calm, family-friendly swimming beaches, to rugged, black-sand surf beaches, get your togs and towels packed and hit the road. This article first appeared on Exploring Auckland. Auckland, New Zealand’s largest […]

18 Amazing Things to do in the Coromandel – Plan a Tropical Getaway

Easily accessible from Auckland, the Coromandel is a real favourite amongst New Zealanders and travellers alike.  There are just so many things to do in the Coromandel region! Packed full of tropical, palm-tree lined beaches, stunning native bush and unique Kiwi experiences, the peninsula really packs a punch.  With temperate weather and beautiful coastlines, there […]

12 Unmissable Christchurch Activities, As Shared by a Local

With so many amazing Christchurch activities on offer, we’ve roped in Jennifer of Backyard Travel Family to help with this amazing guide.  She is a real expert in all things Canterbury so you know you can trust her tried and tested recommendations. This article first appeared on Exploring Kiwis. Christchurch, the gateway to the South […]

The Ultimate Queenstown Bungy Guide: 3, 2, 1 – Jump!

However you spell it, New Zealand is the commercial home to bungy jumping. We firmly believe that every Kiwi and adventurous traveller to New Zealand should experience a bungy jump at least once. Where though are you best to jump? It is possible to bungy jump in many parts of Aotearoa including Auckland, Taupo, Rotorua […]

Lake Alta Hike: A Local Gem in Queenstown

The Lake Alta hike is a favourite amongst Queenstown locals, but very few tourists have ever heard of it. If you’re looking for amazing alpine scenery, views to die for and a good little workout, all without having to drive far from Queenstown, this Lake Alta hiking guide is for you! Not only does the […]