Explore Hawke’s Bay this Autumn

Things to do in Hawkes Bay

Nestled on the East Coast of NZ’s North Island, the Hawke’s Bay is a great year-round destination. Explore sun-kissed vineyards, rugged coastlines, and vibrant communities for an unforgettable journey through lush landscapes and flavours. Whether a wine lover, adventurer, or food enthusiast, Hawke’s Bay has many treasures to discover. Hawke’s Bay typically basks in over […]

How to Travel New Zealand on a Budget

How to Travel New Zealand on a Budget

Plan a budget-friendly holiday in New Zealand and make the most of your trip while keeping costs down. Follow these travel tips for an affordable and enjoyable holiday with family and friends. Off-Peak Travel. Consider traveling during the off-peak seasons (spring and autumn) when accommodation and activities are generally cheaper compared to peak tourist seasons […]

Escape to Nature on the Wild West Coast

West Coast South Island NZ

The West Coast of the South Island is renowned for its rugged beauty and stunning landscapes. The region offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, glaciers, rainforests, and friendly hospitality, making it a must-visit destination. Visit our West Coast Travel Guide. Book Direct for the best Travel Deals. Accommodation on the West Coast The West […]

Summer Experiences in New Zealand

Helicopters Nelson NZ

Places to Visit in New Zealand During Summer Spending the summer in New Zealand offers plenty of unforgettable experiences due to the country’s stunning landscapes & diverse outdoor activities. Whether you’re seeking adventure, relaxation or or culinary delights, New Zealand comes alive in summer with a variety of activities suitable for everyone. Exploring National Parks […]

New Zealand’s Best Boating Hot Spots

Boating in New Zealand

As a picturesque island nation, New Zealand has an abundance of boating options to choose from. There are vast stretches of coastline just waiting to be explored. Countless bays, coves, capes, harbours, sounds, fjords, and straits offer endless opportunities for discovery. When you factor in the various freshwater options available, it’s no surprise that the […]

Captivating Kaikōura

Kaikoura summer holiday

Kaikōura is a charming coastal town in NZ’s South Island, offering marine life encounters, scenic coastal walks, delicious local seafood and amazing accommodation options. Explore Kaikoura on land and sea for an unforgettable taste of New Zealand. Plan your trip to Kaikōura. Book direct for the best travel deals. Accommodation in Kaikōura Kaikōura offers a […]

Visit Marlborough This Summer

New Zealand Travel Blog Marlborough

Marlborough isn’t just known for its fresh seafood, award-winning wines, craft breweries, and stunning sheltered bays. Beyond these unique highlights, the region boasts a laid-back lifestyle and countless activity choices, making it an ideal destination for an unforgettable summer holiday catering to all tastes and budgets. Plan your trip to Marlborough. Book direct for the […]

Hike and Bike New Zealand

New Zealand Cycling Tours

Explore New Zealand by walking, hiking, and biking, and experience the country’s renowned network of exceptional trails. Immerse yourself in breathtaking scenery, spanning from rugged coastlines and volcanoes to lush forests and country towns. These trails are suitable for both hiking and cycling. Browse our selection of: New Zealand Cycle Tours & Bike Hire Hiking […]

Escape to the Coromandel

Holidays Coromandel Peninsula

The Coromandel Peninsula is a great holiday destination to relax, unwind, and enjoy the slower pace of life. Known for its lush forests, pristine beaches, primo fishing and unique accommodation, this is a fantastic place for nature lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, and those looking to experience the natural beauty of New Zealand. Plan your trip to […]

Explore Auckland this Spring

Auckland Travel Blog

Discover the diversity and beauty of Auckland and explore NZ’s largest city. With over 50 unique beaches to visit, stunning regional parks, sparkling harbours, gardens, shopping, nightlife and so much more, this region is an exciting holiday destination. Auckland caters to a wide range of interests and preferences. Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast, a culture […]

Discover the Nelson Tasman Region

Holidays Nelson Tasman

Home to 3 national parks, 2 marine reserves and golden coastlines, visit the Tasman region to enjoy stunning natural landscapes, outdoor adventures, local arts, hiking, cycle trails and vibrant communities. The Nelson Tasman region in spring offers a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and experience the beauty of New Zealand’s South Island. Things to […]

Winterless Northland

Winter Holidays in Northland

Escape the crowds to the subtropical climate of the Winterless North. Known for white sandy beaches, lush forest parks, unique attractions and accommodation, Northland is the perfect place for a winter retreat. Northland offers a variety of activities and attractions to enjoy during the winter months. While it might not be as cold as some […]

Rotorua Revisited

Rotorua has a lot to offer for a small city. The region has stunning scenery, 18 lakes, culture, adventure, and some incredible action-packed activities. With fantastic accommodation options and many parks to explore, Rotorua is the perfect destination for all budgets. Things to do in Rotorua Free Activities in Rotorua Plan your trip to Rotorua […]

Where to see Snow in New Zealand

Settlers Motel Hanmer Springs

There is nothing like a snowy scene in New Zealand during the winter months. Many towns around the country enjoy snowfall right on their doorsteps. Find the best places to get into the snow, whether you’re interested in skiing or building a snowman. NORTH ISLAND From late June to August winter snow blankets the ground […]

Visit Waitaki this Winter

Moeraki Boulders Waitaki

Experience the beauty of Oamaru and Waitaki’s natural geological marvels, historic treasures, and iconic photo ops. Explore the many small towns and settlements, each with its own unique charm and attractions. Things to do in the Waitaki Region Skiing and Snowboarding – The Waitaki region is home to two fantastic ski fields, Ohau Snow Fields […]

Wonderful Wanaka

Wanaka holidays

Holidays in Wanaka in Winter The gateway to Mt Aspiring National Park, Wanaka is a beautiful town with a wide range of activities for visitors to enjoy. With a nearby ski resort, great dining options and spectacular scenery, Wanaka is a unique and relaxing holiday destination. Accommodation in this region includes luxury lakeside lodges, self […]

Take a Trip to Taranaki

Taranaki travel blog

Holidays in Taranaki are perfect for the budget-conscious traveller. From the many hikes at Mt Taranaki to the famous Surf Highway 45, the cheap or free attractions of New Plymouth and the many towns, beaches and waterfalls to explore, this region is a must-see in New Zealand. Things to do in Taranaki The Coastal Walkway – 12.7km’s […]

Get Lost in Central Otago

Central Otago travel blog

Step away from the normal tourist route and lose yourself in the unspoiled beauty of Central Otago. With unbelievable landscapes, wineries, fresh produce, boutique accommodation, country pubs and over 300km of cycle and walking tracks this region is the perfect escape to get away from it all. Central Otago is the inland part of the New […]

Tongariro National Park at its Best

Tongariro National Park Travel Blog

With its stunning natural beauty and range of activities, the Tongariro National Park is a spectacular destination for year-round outdoor activities and adventure. Explore the region’s volcanic wonders, and at the end of a busy day retreat to unique accommodation for relaxation. Things to do in Tongariro National Park Hiking: The park is known for […]

Autumn Adventures in New Zealand

Autumn Adventures in New Zealand

Autumn is a stunning season in New Zealand, with vibrant tones of red, orange, and gold adorning the trees, and a variety of outdoor activities to enjoy around the country. Discover some of the best places to see the colours of autumn, and fun activities to experience during this season. Best Places to See the […]

Escape to North Canterbury

North Canterbury travel blog

Discover the Canterbury Region Experience unforgettable wildlife encounters, soak in luxurious hot springs, or taste world-class wines in North Canterbury. With the sweeping Pacific Ocean to the east and the stunning Southern Alps to the west, marvel at the alpine scenery and unique attractions in this beautiful region of the South Island. Known for its […]

Hidden Gems in Rotorua

Rotorua travel blog

Things to do in Rotorua Whether you are a group of friends, a romantic couple or on a family holiday Rotorua offers great activities and accommodation options suitable for all ages. Geothermal Parks Lake Tarawera & Mt Tarawera Mt Tarawera Crater Walk  – Experience the unique landscape and history of Mt Tarawera. Infamous for its […]

The Best of Akaroa

Akaroa travel blog

Surrounded by natural wonders, a stunning harbour, sparkling bays, wildlife and incredible scenery, Akaroa is the perfect holiday retreat. With a French provincial village vibe, enjoy amazing foodie experiences, local wine, a dolphin cruise, hang out with little blue penguins or go kayaking. Stay in unique accommodation nestled in the heart of an ancient volcano. Things to […]