Tag Archives: Activities & Attractions

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 […]

25 Incredible Things to do in Te Anau – Magical Milford and Beyond

A stunning little lake-side town (of only 3,000 permanent residents), Te Anau is a breath of fresh air. It makes the most of its incredible natural features, whilst managing to avoid the hustle and bustle of neighbouring Queenstown. Te Anau sits right on the border of the Fiordland National Park and the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage […]