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15 Stops You Can’t Miss on the Road to Milford Sound

Essential pit stops on the Milford Sound Road The Road to Milford […]

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10 Hikes Around Lake Brunner

Lake Brunner walks Hidden behind the allure of the rugged West Coast […]

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16 Awesome Hikes in The Coromandel

Coromandel hikes you can’t miss! Want to explore New Zealand’s most epic […]

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Walking on Private Property: Walking Rights and Responsibilities

Where you can and cannot walk in New Zealand. New Zealand is […]

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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 Hikes in the Catlins and Clutha District

Trek your way through the catlins and clutha! Lakes, waterfalls, gold trails, […]

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10 Wonderful Walks in Hawke’s Bay

Hikes and walks in Hawke’s Bay. From the Art Deco streets of Napier […]

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Guide to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Simply walk into Mordor… The forces of the earth can be seen […]

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Great Barrier Island – Guide for Backpackers

Jurassic Park just 90km from Auckland! Whether you arrive by air or […]

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Guide to the Aotea Track on Great Barrier Island

An island adventure! Did you know there’s a multi-day walk in the […]

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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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12 Must-Do Hikes on Great Barrier Island

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

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How to Choose a Good Pair of Hiking Boots

A backpacking essential! Hiking: there’s a lot of that to do in […]

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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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Outdoor Safety When Hiking in New Zealand

Walking in the wilderness! The “great outdoors” was practically invented in New […]

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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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13 Walks Around National Park Village & Whakapapa Village

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

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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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Waitakere Ranges – Guide for Backpackers

Auckland’s rugged side! You may have seen the pretty white sand beaches […]

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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 Taranaki Must-Dos

What are the best things to do in Taranaki? If you don’t […]

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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 […]

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6 Hikes You Have to do in Egmont National Park!

Delve into the forests of Mt Taranaki! Egmont National Park, in the […]

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Kapiti Coast – Guide for Backpackers

Explore the Kapiti coast and Kapiti Island. 40km of unspoiled beaches backed […]

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Hutt Valley – Guide for Backpackers

Stay in the Hutt! Conveniently located in the north Wellington Region, The […]

10 Things to do in Porirua

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

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8 Wonderful Walks in New Plymouth, Taranaki

Go for a stroll in Taranaki! We all know the feeling of […]

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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Kaikoura – Guide for Backpackers

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

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Manawatu-Wanganui – Guide for Backpackers

New Zealand’s most kiwi towns! Once you’ve seen the towns of the […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Aoraki Mt Cook National Park – Guide for Backpackers

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

Auckland Region – Guide for Backpackers

It’s much more than a city! Welcome to the Auckland Region, a […]

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Auckland Suburbs – Guide for Backpackers

Auckland has a wilderness and it wants you to explore it! With […]

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Auckland City Centre – Guide for Backpackers

The City of Sails, volcanos and parks! As New Zealand does everything […]

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10 Free or Cheap Things to do in Paihia

Free or cheap Activities in The Bay of Islands. With the stunning […]

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14 Free or Cheap Things to do in Auckland

Things to do in Auckland City Centre for free (or cheap). In […]

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Coromandel – Guide for Backpackers

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

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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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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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Marlborough – Guide for Backpackers

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

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Ruapehu – Guide for Backpackers

Be an Explorer of volcanoes! Volcanoes and a rugged landscape are what make […]

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Nelson – Guide for Backpackers

A place in the sun. New Zealand’s sunniest city, Nelson gets the […]

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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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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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Chatham Islands – Guide for Backpackers

Get ridiculously far off the beaten track! New Zealand’s 4th populated island […]

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Northland – Guide for Backpackers

The place where Sand gets everywhere! “The Winterless North”, long stretching sandy […]

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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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Bay of Islands – Guide for Backpackers

The adventure is on the water! 144 islands await to be explored […]

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Taranaki – Guide for Backpackers

Take a trip to Taranaki! Where can you ski on the mountains […]

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Egmont National Park – Guide for Backpackers

New Zealand’s most circular national park. Gracefully shaped, Mt Taranaki / Mt […]

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Wellington City – Guide for Backpackers

Compact and creative capital city. Every backpacker passes through Wellington City at […]

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Southland – Guide for Backpackers

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

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Otago – Guide for Backpackers

Guide to Central Otago and Coastal Otago. There has never been a […]

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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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East Cape – Guide for Backpackers

Go East And start your day before everyone else in the world! […]

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Whanganui National Park – Guide for Backpackers

A real insight to the New Zealand countryside. Made up of dense […]

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Tongariro National Park – Guide for Backpackers

Welcome to volcano country! The Tongariro National Park answers the “burning” question: […]

Lake Taupo – Guide for Backpackers

Rapids, hot pools, giant lakes: have a water adventure in Lake Taupo. […]

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Queenstown – Guide for Backpackers

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

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10 Free or Cheap Things to do in Rotorua

Free or cheap activities in Rotorua. How can a place be so […]

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11 Free or Cheap Things to do in Wellington

Free or cheap Activities in Wellington. Whether you end up in Wellington […]

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Bay of Plenty – Guide for Backpackers

Plenty of sand, sea, kiwifruits and geothermal activity! The Bay of Plenty is […]

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Disability and Backpacking in New Zealand

You’ll be surprised! With a great emphasis put on physically demanding things […]

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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, […]

11 Ways to Save Money and Stretch those Dollars Further

Make the most of this precious gold! With so many fun adrenalin-pumping […]

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15 Free or Cheap Things to do in Queenstown

Free and cheap activities in Queenstown. It’s no secret: Queenstown is a […]

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10 Free or Cheap Things to do in Christchurch

Free and cheap activities in Christchurch. Christchurch is a must-visit destination when […]

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11 Free or Cheap Activities in Taupo

Free and cheap activities in Taupo. Love the great outdoors? Then you’ll […]

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Rotorua – Guide for Backpackers

Backpacking in Rotorua. Also known as “Rotovegas” by the locals, the town […]

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Waitomo – Guide for backpackers

Backpacking in Waitomo. Above ground Waitomo is exciting, but underground it is […]

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Canterbury – Guide for Backpackers

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

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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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Hawke’s Bay – Guide for Backpackers

Golden landscape, golden sun and gold-medal wine! Known for its wine, Hawke’s […]

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Stewart Island – Guide for Backpackers

Backpacking on Stewart Island. What? New Zealand has a third island? Stewart […]

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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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10 Activities You Can Do With a Disability in New Zealand

Awesome activities for people with a disability. The great thing about the […]

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