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10 Reasons Why Haast has World Heritage Status

Why visit the World Heritage Area of Haast? As the last (or […]

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Cook Islands – Guide for Backpackers

Visit the Cook Islands from New Zealand! Visit New Zealand’s tropical brother, […]

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Samoa – Guide for Backpackers

Visit Samoa from New Zealand! You haven’t travelled to Samoa while being […]

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15 Coromandel Must-Dos

Things you can’t miss in the Coromandel! If the Coromandel has any […]

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10 Facts You Did Not Know About New Zealand’s Glaciers

Gotta love those glaciers! Thousands of tons of snowfall compacted over hundreds […]

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5 Insane Geothermal Parks in New Zealand You Won’t Believe Exist

Must-visit geothermal parks in New Zealand. New Zealand is literally a hotbed […]

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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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10 Beautiful Beaches in Hawke’s Bay

Sandy scenery in the Hawke’s Bay region. Every good bay has to […]

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11 Stunning Sights Seen From a Milford Sound Cruise

Milford Sound’s natural attractions! Drift through one of the stupidly scenic locations, […]

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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 Natural Attractions to See in Eastland

Natural (and free) things to do in Eastland. Nature has packed a […]

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10 Islands in New Zealand Every Backpacker Has to Explore

Explore the islands of New Zealand! New Zealand is known for its […]

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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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10 Breathtaking Photos of New Zealand

Through the camera lens of Ally McFarlane. New Zealand is a photographer’s dream. […]

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12 Must-Do Hikes on Great Barrier Island

Backpack through one of Auckland’s most stunning islands! Warm up in a […]

Vanuatu – Guide for Backpackers

Where the power of the Earth and cultures meet. If culture is what […]

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Tonga – Guide for Backpackers

Where the beaches are something of a dream, but nothing compared to […]

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10 Hawke’s Bay Must-Dos

Have fun in between seasonal jobs. The region offers a huge amount […]

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New Zealand’s 10 Largest Lakes

Spoiler alert: most of them are on the South Island. In New […]

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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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13 Walks Around National Park Village & Whakapapa Village

Short hikes near Whakapapa, Mt Ruapehu. When there is nothing around but […]

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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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5 Walks You Have to do in Stratford, Taranaki

Strolls in, around and all over Stratford. Stratford is known for its […]

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5 Walks You Can’t Miss in South Taranaki

The paths less travelled in Taranaki. The walking tracks in South Taranaki […]

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10 Loneliest Lighthouses in New Zealand

Isolated on the edge of New Zealand… With more than 15000km of coastline, […]

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23 Unforgettable Walks in Hokitika

Wonder in the West Coast. Hokitika is a backpacker’s dream: 23 free […]

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Wairarapa – Guide for Backpackers

Mountains, pinnacles, seals and lighthouses! Swap windy Wellington for a few days […]

10 Wonderful Walks Around Lake Taupo

Top hikes in the Taupo region. Putting one foot in front of […]

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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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21 Crazy Rock Formations in New Zealand

You thought rocks were boring? Think Again! If you hadn’t noticed, landscapes […]

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9 Great Winery Tours in New Zealand

Taste your way around New Zealand’s wineries. Making great wine is 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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15 Amazing Rainbow Pictures Taken in New Zealand

The Shire under the rainbow. New Zealand is a pretty magical place. […]

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Westland Tai Poutini National Park – Guide for Backpackers

The national park with all the ice. Crampons at the ready! Westland […]

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Te Urewera – Guide for Backpackers

A land before time. Te Urewera has a real Jurassic Park feel […]

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Rakiura National Park – Guide for Backpackers

Stewart Island’s national Park. By walking in the Rakiura National Park, you […]

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Paparoa National Park – Guide for Backpackers

That place with the pancake rocks. Rocks! Rocks everywhere! Stacked one, pancake […]

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Mt Aspiring National Park – Guide for Backpackers

Something to aspire to… Hike, fly, jetboat, ski and canyon at the […]

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9 Tips to Prepare for a Multi-Day Hike in New Zealand

Prepare for the New Zealand wilderness. True wilderness is only discovered by […]

Interview: This Year’s Most Inspirational Hikers in New Zealand

Hiking through Middle Earth with Nans and Taylor. A Frenchman and a Canadian […]

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7 Ways to Protect New Zealand’s Lakes and Rivers

Keep New Zealand’s lakes and rivers clean. 3,820 lakes are scattered across […]

10 Ways to Protect New Zealand’s Forests

Tree hugging in New Zealand. You’ll hear the phrase “bush walk” a […]

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Camping in New Zealand

The best way to experience the wilderness! Camping is the best way […]

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Arthur’s Pass National Park – Guide for Backpackers

Live the “high” life in highest mountain pass. In some parts of […]

Aoraki Mt Cook National Park – Guide for Backpackers

The mountains are waiting… With the highest mountain, longest glacier and the […]

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Abel Tasman National Park – Guide for Backpackers

Sun, sand and seals. It may be the smallest national park at […]

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Train Network in New Zealand

New Zealand’s Railway services. Are you a bit of a train fiend […]

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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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The South Island Scenic Routes

What routes to take on a South Island road trip. Road trips […]

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Coromandel – Guide for Backpackers

The Coromandel: Peninsula Paradise! From brilliant beaches to marvellous mountains, the Coromandel […]

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11 Awesome Horse Treks in New Zealand

Have a Horsesome time! If Gandalf can use a horse to navigate […]

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Tasman and Golden Bay – Guide for Backpackers

Three national parks in one! This has to be on every backpackers’ […]

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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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The North Island Scenic State Highways

Time for a New Zealand road trip! So many different landscapes, so […]

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11 Epic Activities to do in New Zealand

Experience New Zealand like a boss. With magnificent landscapes and rare wildlife, […]

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Nelson Lakes National Park – Guide for Backpackers

The Southern Alps starts here! This adventure playground, covering 102000ha, has mountain […]

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11 Stunning Backpacker Cruises in New Zealand

Just try and keep us out of the water! Staying out of […]

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5 Places to go Sailing in New Zealand

“A sailor is an artist whose medium is the wind.” – Webb […]

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West Coast – Guide for Backpackers

The Wild West Coast! Welcome to New Zealand’s emptiest region. Not many […]

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Glacier Country – Guide for Backpackers

Explore the ice! Located on the wild West Coast of the South […]

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7 Places to See the Famous Glowworms in New Zealand

Bright shiney maggots! If you fancy a starry night even on a […]

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How to Prepare for a Great Walk in New Zealand

Plan your New Zealand Great Walk. The New Zealand Great Walks are […]

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Waiheke Island – Guide for Backpackers

Wine sipping and wind surfing in Waiheke. Drink wine, explore, lazy on […]

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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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5 Places to Visit in Spring in New Zealand

Where to visit in Spring? It would be a crime not to […]

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Natural Wonders of New Zealand

Natural (but kind of freaky) wonders of New Zealand! Natural wonders are the […]

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5 Places to Visit in Autumn in New Zealand

Where to visit in Autumn. There’s something quite addictive about looking at […]

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Auckland North Shore – Guide for Backpackers

A 10 minute getaway from Auckland central. Ever heard the phrase “it’s […]

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Auckland Hauraki Gulf – Guide for Backpackers

Fantastic day trips from Auckland! 50 islands are dotted around the Hauraki […]

How to Volunteer for the Department of Conservation of New Zealand

Look after New Zealand’s wildlife and recreation. The famous New Zealand scenery […]

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12 Most Wonderful Waterfalls in New Zealand

Who doesn’t like a good waterfall? We don’t know why, but rapids […]

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Catlins – Guide for Backpackers

Things to do and sights to see in the Catlins. Tucked away […]

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22 Stunning Beaches in New Zealand

Beautiful beaches in New Zealand. With around 14000km of coastline, it was […]

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Fiordland National Park – Guide for Backpackers

Cruise the fiords and get harassed by a kea in Fiordland! Once again, […]

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The 13 New Zealand National Parks

Visit the most beautiful parts of New Zealand or even the world? […]

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12 Movies Shot In New Zealand

It wasn’t just The Lord of the Rings that was filmed in […]

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Queenstown – Guide for Backpackers

A Guide to the “Adventure Capital of New Zealand”. Situated on the […]

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11 Mind Blowing Lakes in New Zealand

What’s that sound? It’s the sound of your mind blowing as you […]

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23 Lord of the Rings Locations You Can’t Miss in New Zealand

Where was The Lord of the Rings filmed in New Zealand? As […]

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Canterbury – Guide for Backpackers

Backpacking in the Canterbury region of New Zealand. Stretching down the east […]

Ferry Between the North Island and South Island

A ferry ride between Wellington and Picton is the best way to […]

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Fly in New Zealand

Domestic flights are usually a cheap, quick and a convenient way to […]

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Guide to the 9 Great Walks of New Zealand

If you are going to go for a walk for 3-6 days, […]

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The Lord of the Rings Location Guide

One of the most visually stunning movies of all time, The Lord […]

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The DoC, Department of Conservation in New Zealand

What’s up, DoC? New Zealand’s Department of Conservation, more commonly known as […]

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The 9 Great Walks of New Zealand

Don’t settle for a good walk. Take a great walk! It’s difficult […]

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12 Places to Tandem Skydive in New Zealand

Classic New Zealand adrenalin rush! How can you overload your senses in […]

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10 “The Hobbit” Filming Locations You Can’t Miss!

So you call yourself a Hobbit fan? You can’t travel all the […]

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