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Westport – Guide for Backpackers

Things to do in Westport. Westport is very often backpackers’ entry or […]

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Greymouth – Guide for Backpackers

Things to do in Greymouth. The Wild West Coast’s central hub is […]

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10 Blenheim Must-Dos

Things to do in Blenheim. In the heart of New Zealand’s largest […]

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The Best Way to Spend 7 Days in the South Island

How to make the most of a week on New Zealand’s South […]

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Should You Travel the North Island or South Island?

North Island vs. South Island. Active volcanoes, bubbling mud pools, happening cities, […]

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The 10 Biggest Cities in New Zealand

New Zealand’s Biggest cities. As well as having some of the most […]

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Public Transport in Christchurch

How to get around Christchurch. The cheap and easy way to get […]

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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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10 Things to do in Westport on a Rainy Day

How to boss a Rainy Day in Westport! Don’t let the rain […]

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Picton – Guide for Backpackers

THings to do in Picton for backpackers. As your starting point for […]

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12 Awesome Hikes in Picton

Explore Picton on foot! With sensational views over the Marlborough Sounds, native […]

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10 Free or Cheap Things to do in Invercargill

How to enjoy Invercargill on a budget. Discover the secrets of the […]

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Camping in The Catlins

Where can you camp in the Catlins? The lush forests scattered with […]

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Mountain Biking in the Catlins and Clutha District

Step it up a “gear” in the CLutha and Catlins district! Glide […]

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How to Photograph Aurora Australis (The Southern Lights)

capture the perfect photograph of the Auroras! Seeing the Aurora Australis is so […]

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12 Super Scenic Cycle Trails in Otago

Which bike trails to try in Otago. Snow-capped mountains, lakes, river gorges, […]

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10 Must-Do Hikes Around Mt Cook

Aoraki Mt Cook and surrounds’ best hikes! As the highest mountain in […]

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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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Mountain Biking in Southland

Don’t be a “cycle”path, take a cycle path in Southland! Just you, […]

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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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Mountain Biking in Dunedin

Have a “wheelie” great ride! Yes, Dunedin is yet another great location […]

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5 Incredible Multi-day Hikes in the Fiordland National Park

A hike into the heart of Fiordland. Arguably the wildest part of […]

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10 Free Campsites on the South Island

South Island splendour in free accommodation! Fall asleep under the darkest skies […]

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Christchurch Cab Fare: Taxi Prices in Christchurch

How much is a taxi in Christchurch? Sometimes public transport just won’t […]

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The Two Dunedin Railways

Explore Otago by train! As soon as you lay eyes on the […]

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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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Hanmer Springs – Guide for Backpackers

However you relax, you can find it in Hanmer Springs. People’s idea […]

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10 Must-Dos In and Around Hanmer Springs

Views, history, snow and hot pools! From a beautiful alpine township to […]

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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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8 Kaikoura Must-Dos

Where wildlife takes over! Kaikoura is best described as “where wildlife takes […]

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Mountain Biking in Nelson Tasman

Where to peddle in the Nelson Tasman region. Friendly locals, beautiful beaches, many sunshine […]

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Akaroa – Guide for Backpackers

A picture perfect peninsula! If you’re not here for dolphins, then you’re […]

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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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Oamaru & Waitaki – Guide for Backpackers

Penguins, boulders, penguins, steampunk and penguins. Have you ever dreamed of going […]

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9 West Coast Must-Dos

things you can’t miss along the Wild West Coast! The long stretching […]

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10 Nelson Tasman Must-Dos

LIFE’S A BEACH… Where the sea breeze is never too far away, […]

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10 Great Bike Trails on the South Island

Trails for the peddling Enthusiast! So much scenery, so little time. The South […]

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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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The Best Times and Locations to See the Southern Lights in New Zealand

The world’s most remarkable light show! New Zealand is known for a […]

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Kaikoura – Guide for Backpackers

Have a whale of a time in Kaikoura! The adventure in Kaikoura […]

Kahurangi National Park – Guide for Backpackers

The wilderness of the West Coast. You can’t stay in the Kahurangi […]

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Arthur’s Pass National Park – Guide for Backpackers

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

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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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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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The South Island Scenic Routes

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

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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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Nelson Lakes National Park – Guide for Backpackers

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

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Lake Tekapo – Guide for Backpackers

Stunningly Scenic in the day and Starry at night. Part of the […]

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Marlborough – Guide for Backpackers

Wine, wildlife and WONDROUS landscapes. Is wine and sun your favourite combination? […]

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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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7 Ways to Take on New Zealand’s Glaciers

There’s more to exploring the glaciers than a heli tour! With the […]

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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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Catlins – Guide for Backpackers

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

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8 Wildlife Activities in New Zealand

What wildlife activities can you do in NZ? With a population of […]

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Southland – Guide for Backpackers

What to do and where to visit in the south of the […]

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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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Queenstown – Guide for Backpackers

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

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12 Free or Cheap Things to do in Dunedin

Enjoy the city of Dunedin on a budget! Rare wildlife, beautiful scenery, […]

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10 Unique Accommodations in the South Island

Want to sleep in a shoe? A boot, a hobbit hole, a […]

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5 Places to Surf in the South Island

Ride the South Island’s waves! Delving into the waters of New Zealand’s […]

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5 Places to See The Southern Lights in New Zealand

Aurora Australis is known to light up New Zealand’s skies with green […]

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8 Best Places to See Penguins in New Zealand

Penguins are awesome. Enough said. New Zealand gives you the rare opportunity […]

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Canterbury – Guide for Backpackers

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

Dunedin – Guide For Backpackers

Backpacking in Dunedin. A vibrant university city, Dunedin is the second largest […]

Wanaka – Guide for Backpackers

What’s a backpacker to do in the beautiful Wanaka? The autumn leaves […]

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