Tag Archives: South Island

14 of the Best Things to Do in Nelson: New Zealand’s Sunshine Capital

Haere Mai ki te Sunny Nelson! Welcome to Sunny Nelson! When it comes to Nelson, there is always a level of excitement about what lays ahead. From local Māori legends, early settler arrivals and rugby, to beaches, smiling locals, great coffee, scrumptious peanut butter and much much more, sunny Nelson doesn’t disappoint. A popular holiday […]

12 of the Best Things to Do in Akaroa – A Touch of France in Canterbury

Cover the very best things to do in Akaroa. Use this guide to plan your visit to New Zealand’s only French settlement. Located just over an hour’s drive from Christchurch, Akaroa is a world-class destination. Akaroa is a unique little town – it is quite unlike anywhere else in New Zealand. Not only is it […]

10 of the Most Incredible Mt Cook Walks – Amazing Aoraki

Discover the walks that Aoraki Mount Cook has to offer. From stroller and wheelchair-friendly trails to challenging tramps, this incredible national park has a range of fantastic hikes on offer. Approximately 4 hours drive from Christchurch or Dunedin, nestled deep in the heart of the Southern Alps, the Aoraki-Mount Cook National Park has long been […]

A First-Timer’s Guide to Hiking the Milford Track

If hiking the Milford Track has been on your bucket list, we’re here to answer all of your questions and provide you with the information you need to book with confidence. Learn how to book your track accommodation and transport whilst understanding what to expect whilst on this incredible tramp. The Milford Track is often […]

The Most Memorable Christchurch Walks

Christchurch is most certainly an underrated hiking destination. Though places like Queenstown often come to mind when thinking about amazing hiking, Canterbury is full of wild places. In fact, tramping is one of the best activities in the region! Best of all, you can access the northern half of the region from Christchurch and be […]

The Best Cafes in Christchurch – Don’t Miss Them!

Join us as we uncover the best cafes in Christchurch. Each one is totally different but should be top of your coffee-loving wish list. Breakfast, brunch, lunch, afternoon tea or coffee – whatever reason you have for hitting up your local cafe – these are the best cafes in Christchurch! There are so many amazing […]

Things to Do in Queenstown with Kids: Family-Friendly Fun

Discover the very best things to do in Queenstown with kids. We suggest using this guide to plan an incredible family holiday in one of New Zealand’s most spectacular settings. Tucked away in the heart of the Southern Alps, Queenstown really does have it all going on! From towering mountains and stunning lakes to the […]

10 of the Best Walks in Nelson

Discover the best walks in Nelson. From short ambles to multi-day tramps, these hikes are not to be missed. New Zealand’s art and sunshine capital at ‘the top of the South’ is very popular with visitors for so, so many reasons. It has a vibrant food, culture and arts scene, featuring many galleries, museums, cafes, […]

12 Amazing Things to Do in Wānaka – Plan Your Perfect Itinerary

Nestled between the mountains and lake, Wānaka is a stunning place. Join us as we share the best things to do in Wānaka. We’ve been sure to include something for everyone and every season. Wānaka in Māori means “place of sacred knowledge or meaning” and if you get a chance to visit Wānaka yourself, you […]

20 Incredible Things to Do in Dunedin

Although New Zealand’s northern cities get more attention, there are so many incredible things to do in Dunedin, one of the most southernmost cities in the country. Located near the bottom of the South Island, Dunedin has access to incredible wildlife experiences, beautiful beaches, and the rare opportunity to build a snowman in New Zealand! […]