Hidden Gems

With 1000s of activities, the country that invented bungy jumping live up to its name of “adventure capital of the world”. You are bound to find one that excite your senses, jump on board and explore the best of New Zealand!

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15 Awesome Things to Do in Reefton

Activities you have to try in Reefton! Reefton is an intriguing town. This […]

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6 Towns You Can’t Miss in South Taranaki

The towns to visit on your South Taranaki Road trip! A road […]

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10 Things to Do in Wellington on a Rainy Day

Rainy day activities in Wellington. What can we say? It’s Wellington. It […]

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5 Auckland Road Trips You Can’t Miss

Take an Auckland road trip! Sailing, surfing and city life: that’s generally […]

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Guide to Milford Sound and the Milford Road

I feel pretty, oh so pretty! If you want mind-blowing eyeball-popping tear-inducing […]

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10 Things to Do In and Around Gore

What to do in the brown Trout capital. We bet you never […]

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10 Things We Love About Akaroa

Things to do in Akaroa! Dolphins, seals, penguins, big hikes, small hikes […]

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18 Amazing Attractions You Can’t Miss in The Catlins

Did someone say waterfall? The Catlins Coast, nestled in the southeastern corner […]

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6 Essential Pitstops for Your South Canterbury Road Trip

Quirky South Canterbury towns worth stopping by! Away from the hustle and […]

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10 Ways to Enjoy Summer in Auckland

The summer city! When is the best time to be in Auckland? […]

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7 Ways to Make the Most of Summer in Hawke’s Bay

And on a budget if possible… Life in Hawke’s Bay is best […]

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6 Reasons Why Hokitika is Such a “Cool Little Town”

Plenty of reasons to love the beach town of Hokitika. Located almost […]

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The 5 Hidden Secrets of Katikati

What does New Zealand’s mural town have to offer? Katikati is best […]

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7 Bizarre Sights in the Waitaki Valley

A “Vanished World”. Shark-toothed dolphins, whales, penguins and many more marine life […]

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10 Features That Make The Coromandel Unique

Peninsula paradise! There is no better word to describe the Coromandel region […]

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10 Reasons to Stop By in Wairarapa

The great escape! Too often do backpackers drive right through Wairarapa without […]

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10 Underrated Spots in Canterbury

Alps to Ocean beauty! Stretched between snowcapped mountains and the Pacific Ocean, […]

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10 Reasons to Stop in Hokianga

Don’t miss some awesome places on the way to Cape Reinga! Sea, […]

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10 Places You Can’t Miss on the Forgotten World Highway

Rediscover New Zealand’s oldest heritage trail. How can you not be intrigued […]

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15 Places to Stop at on Taranaki’s Surf Highway 45

THE BEST STOPS ON THE SURF HIGHWAY. Any road called “Surf Highway”, is […]

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9 Places You Can’t Miss on the Matakana Coast

Road trip on the coast of Auckland. One of the great things […]

10 Things to do in Porirua

A quick city escape! Tucked alongside two harbours, parks and scenic reserves, Porirua […]

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Guide to Rangitoto Island and Motutapu Island

One of Auckland’s best day trips! Ironically, the youngest island on the […]

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7 Tips to Have a Great Time in Christchurch

Christchurch is as vibrant as it gets! The city has found a […]

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The 10 Golden Picture Frames in Auckland

Picture perfect views in the Auckland region. Just in case you didn’t […]

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The Republic of Whangamomona

Whangamomona: not part of New Zealand. This quirky little town in the […]

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10 Token Tourist Photos You Have to Take in the North Island

The photos that everyone takes on the North Island. Well, there’s no […]

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10 Token Tourist Photos You Have to Take in the South Island

Photos that all the tourists take of the SOuth Island. Do you […]

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20 Places Off the Beaten Track in the South Island

Escape those pesky tourists. Adventures are not adventures until you get off […]

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20 Places Off the Beaten Track in the North Island

Discover something special away from the tourist crowds. The great thing about being […]

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