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Top 10 Natural Attractions in Marlborough

Experience Marlborough’s natural attractions. Secluded bays, 1,500km of coastline, rugged islands, mountainous […]

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10 Things You Did Not Know About New Zealand Wildlife

Fun facts about wildlife in New Zealand! That’s right, New Zealand isn’t just […]

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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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10 Free Glowworm Caves in New Zealand

Where to see glowworms for free! New Zealand’s most interesting maggots are […]

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Find the Rare Maui’s Dolphin

What is the Maui’s dolphin? Like the kiwi bird is a national […]

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The Best (and Worst) Seafood to Eat When in New Zealand

Make good choices! Getting some classic New Zealand  fish and chips and […]

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4 Super Rare Whales and Dolphins Seen in New Zealand

The rarest marine mammal sightings in New Zealand. It’s no secret that […]

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7 Whale and Dolphin Species to See in Auckland

Whales and dolphins in Auckland to look out for. Some of the […]

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Hunting in New Zealand

Have you got game? Hunting in New Zealand is a way of […]

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Fishing in New Zealand

All you need to know about fishing in New Zealand. The world […]

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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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5 Best Beaches for Snorkelling in Auckland

Auckland’s five marine reserves. Think of New Zealand’s marine reserves as national […]

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10 Must-Dos on the Kapiti Coast

Things to do in Kapiti, Wellington! If you want a super relaxed […]

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Voluntourism in New Zealand

Travel like you care! You’ve made the step to travel all the […]

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Great Barrier Island – Guide for Backpackers

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

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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8 Kaikoura Must-Dos

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

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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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Oamaru & Waitaki – Guide for Backpackers

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

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Why New Zealand hates possums

“One of the greatest threats to our natural environment.” Something that shocks […]

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Top 10 Natural Auckland Experiences

Islands, beaches, waterfalls and wildlife sanctuaries. Auckland: a backpacker’s first stop for […]

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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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Kaikoura – Guide for Backpackers

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

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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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Wildlife Encounter in New Zealand

New Zealand’s animals, birds and marine life. Being an isolated country for […]

10 Ways to Protect the Ocean when Backpacking

Simple ways to save the sea. Whether you like dipping into it […]

10 Ways to Protect New Zealand’s Forests

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

5 Ways to Save a Kiwi Bird

You can help protect kiwi too! Not only are kiwi birds unique […]

Saving Smaug the Kiwi Bird

Releasing a Kiwi bird into the wild! Seeing a kiwi bird is […]

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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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12 Things to do After Dark in New Zealand

Activities you can do at night in NZ. Some things are just […]

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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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Marlborough – Guide for Backpackers

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

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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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Chatham Islands – Guide for Backpackers

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

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Bay of Islands – Guide for Backpackers

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

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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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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Otago – Guide for Backpackers

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

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Christchurch City – Guide for Backpackers

A city of shopping, Gardens and sandy shores. Christchurch is described as […]

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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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10 Places to Scuba Dive in New Zealand

What’s that? New Zealand is awesome underwater too? Divers are spoiled with […]

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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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Where to See Kiwi Birds in New Zealand

See a real life kiwi! Considering kiwis are New Zealand’s national icon, […]

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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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5 Best Places to Swim with Dolphins in New Zealand

A must-do in New Zealand is to swim with dolphins, where they […]

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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 Best Places to See Seals in New Zealand

Why is New Zealand an awesome country for backpackers? Because of these […]

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11 Animals and Birds Unique to New Zealand

New Zealand’s weird and wonderful wildlife! New Zealand was an island free […]

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Waitomo – Guide for backpackers

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

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5 Places to Spot Whales in New Zealand

Spot the giants of the sea! There’s nothing like the rush of […]

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10 Countries Easy to Visit from New Zealand

Countries near New Zealand. No doubt your journey to New Zealand for […]

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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 […]

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Dunedin – Guide For Backpackers

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

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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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What is The DoC, Department of Conservation in New Zealand?

What’s up, DoC? As you are travelling around New Zealand, it’s difficult […]

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Bringing Pets into New Zealand

Can you bring your pet to new Zealand? New Zealand has a […]

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