City Activities

Hit some of New Zealand’s vibrant and cultural cities by following our best travel tips for city life in New Zealand. We cover nightlife, art, culture, eating out and more!

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The Biggest Party Cities in New Zealand

Where to party in New Zealand! A gap year in New Zealand […]

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11 Nelson Art Galleries That Will Inspire You

Nelson art galleries you can’t miss! Nelson might be famous for its […]

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10 Craft Breweries in Nelson You Have to Try

Craft beer in Nelson. The Nelson region produces all of New Zealand’s […]

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Cheap Eats in Nelson

Where to find some affordable restaurants in Nelson. Well, this is not […]

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23 Nelson Wineries on the Nelson Wine Trail

Where to find the Nelson vineyards. There are many reasons to love […]

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Cheap Eats in Christchurch

Where to get cheap food in Christchurch? We know the cheapest way […]

12 Things to Do in the Bay of Islands on a Rainy Day

Rainy Day activities in the Bay of Islands. The Bay of Islands […]

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Cheap Eats in Queenstown

Where to find cheap food in Queenstown. The tourist hotspot of Queenstown […]

Cheap Eats in Wellington

Where to get a cheap meal in Wellington. We know, we know, […]

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Cheap Eats in Auckland

Where to get cheap food in Auckland. We know, the best way […]

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Cheap Eats in Tauranga and Mt Maunganui

WHERE TO GET A CHEAP MEAL IN Tauranga and Mt Maunganui. The […]

13 Things to do in Taupo on a Rainy Day

What to do on a rainy day in Taupo. Sometimes it rains […]

Cheap Eats in Taupo

Where to get a cheap meal in Taupo. Although we always encourage […]

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11 Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Queenstown

Rainy day activities in Queenstown. In a country as rich in forests […]

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10 Super Cheap Backpacker Food Deals in New Zealand

Where to find cheap food deals in New Zealand. Let’s be honest, […]

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The Best Places to Watch Rugby in New Zealand

Where to watch rugby in New Zealand. That oval ball means a […]

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Where to Get a Tattoo in New Zealand?

What is the best place to get ink during your New Zealand […]

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17 Things to Do on a Rainy Day in Auckland

How to make the most of a rainy day in Auckland. Bossing […]

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Guide to Wellington Nightlife

great nights out in Wellington! In New Zealand’s cool little capital, one […]

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Guide to Queenstown Nightlife

Pubs, clubs, ice bars and bar crawls in Queenstown. Aside from being […]

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10 Tips to Find Greenstone in Hokitika

How to find greenstone in Hokitika. Hokitika is world famous for its […]

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12 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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8 Cultural Experiences in Auckland

Where to find cultural experiences in Auckland. What great city is a […]

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13 Things to Do in a Hostel on a Rainy Day

Rain: at least it’s good for the plants. You are not a […]

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5 Reasons to Visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds

Step into history in the Bay of Islands. One of New Zealand’s most […]

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The Two Dunedin Railways

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

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8 Ways to Spend a Rainy Day in Rotorua

New Zealand’s geothermal hot spot has lots to offer even when the weather […]

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10 Reasons Why The Te Papa Museum is Simply Unmissable

Because learning is fun! Aside from the fact that the entry to […]

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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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8 Nightclubs in Auckland

Where to party in Auckland. One of life’s biggest questions is: where […]

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9 Great Winery Tours in New Zealand

Taste your way around New Zealand’s wineries. Making great wine is a […]

10 Places to Experience Maori Culture in New Zealand

Learn about Maori traditions in New Zealand. Hangi, hongi, haka, poi, whanau, […]

Maori Etiquette: What to do When Visiting a Marae

The Maori welcome ceremony. New Zealand’s Maori culture is yet another drawcard […]

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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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8 Picture Perfect Bridges in New Zealand

New Zealand’s brilliant bridges! With so many hills in New Zealand, it […]

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Guide to Auckland Nightlife

Auckland’s best bars and nightclubs. Backpackers have struck gold when it comes […]

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11 Awesome Bars in Auckland

Where to go for a drink in Auckland. Auckland is usually the […]

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5 Brewery Tours in New Zealand

You’ve tasted it, now see how it’s made! Then taste it again. […]

9 Great Backpacker Bars in New Zealand

Backpacker-friendly bars in New Zealand. Got some spare time to fill on […]

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10 Funny Place Names in New Zealand

Funniest Place Names in NZ. Maoris and Europeans alike have clearly had […]

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5 Awesome Bars in Wellington

Where to go for a drink in Wellington. Part of any city […]

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14 Drinks You Have to Try in New Zealand

Drinks in New Zealand worth giving a go. The backpacker lifestyle or […]

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5 Bars for a Quiet Pint in Queenstown

Where to go for a drink in Queenstown. We get it, sometimes […]

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5 Nightclubs to Dance at in Queenstown

Nightclubs in Queenstown. Who doesn’t like to go wild to the sound […]

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5 Awesome Bars in Queenstown

Queenstown’s must-visit bars. Queenstown is not only the “Adventure Capital of the […]

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22 BIG Things in New Zealand

The largest New Zealand sculptures! New Zealand may be a small country […]

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