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Top 10 Natural Attractions in Hawke’s Bay

Natural attractions in Hawke’s Bay you Can’t miss! With a mix of […]

Paul Rowe

19 Epic Natural Attractions in Golden Bay

Natural attractions in Golden Bay that will blow your mind! Over the […]

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15 Things to Do in Nelson City

What to do in Nelson City. In a city that is wedged […]

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10 Marlborough Must-Dos

The Must do Activities in Marlborough! Welcome to the sunny side of […]

Tourism NZ

What is an UNESCO World Heritage Site?

Unesco World Heritage Sites in New Zealand. Throughout the pages of any […]

Tourism NZ

What is a Dark Sky Reserve?

Dark Sky Reserves in New Zealand. When you read or hear about […]

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Why is New Zealand so Fascinated with Kauri?

What’s the deal with this kauri tree? Travel up north of Auckland […]

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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 […]

Eric Katich

How to Photograph Aurora Australis (The Southern Lights)

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

Cecilia Lindqvist

11 Stunning Sights Seen From a Milford Sound Cruise

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

Cecilia Lindqvist

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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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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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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The 5 Hidden Secrets of Katikati

What does New Zealand’s mural town have to offer? Katikati is best […]

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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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10 Taupo Must-Dos

Things you can’t miss in Taupo. Fun, adrenalin, scenery and relaxation: you […]

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10 Features That Make The Coromandel Unique

Peninsula paradise! There is no better word to describe the Coromandel region […]

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8 Kaikoura Must-Dos

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

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10 Reasons to Stop By in Wairarapa

The great escape! Too often do backpackers drive right through Wairarapa without […]

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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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10 Wellington Must-Dos

What does the “coolest little capital” have to offer? Buzzing with life […]

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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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10 Reasons to Stop in Hokianga

Don’t miss some awesome places on the way to Cape Reinga! Sea, […]

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10 Places You Can’t Miss on the Forgotten World Highway

Rediscover New Zealand’s oldest heritage trail. How can you not be intrigued […]

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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 Loneliest Lighthouses in New Zealand

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

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10 Golden Bay Must-Dos

“Rock” out in Golden Bay! The only way into Golden Bay over […]

The Famous Lord of the Rings Filming Locations in Ruapehu

Real Middle Earth in Ruapehu. The jagged rocks, rugged plateaus and volcanoes, […]

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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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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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Tauranga and Mt Maunganui – Guide for Backpackers

A Kiwi holiday hotspot! When Kiwis are looking for a holiday escape […]

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13 Eastland Must-Dos

The top things to do in the Eastland region! Eastland, also known […]

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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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Make the most of the New Zealand FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015

FIFA’s second largest tournament will start on the 30-May-2015 right here in […]

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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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Paparoa National Park – Guide for Backpackers

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

Auckland Region – Guide for Backpackers

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

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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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The Republic of Whangamomona

Whangamomona: not part of New Zealand. This quirky little town in the […]

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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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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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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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Lake Tekapo – Guide for Backpackers

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

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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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West Coast – Guide for Backpackers

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

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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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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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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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Wellington City – Guide for Backpackers

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

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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 […]

25 Awesome New Zealand Beers

New Zealand loves beer. The country is a beer making nation with […]

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Catlins – Guide for Backpackers

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

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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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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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22 Stunning Beaches in New Zealand

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

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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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7 Free Natural Hot Springs in New Zealand

Bathe in a hot spring for free! One awesome thing about being […]

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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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East Cape – Guide for Backpackers

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

The Hobbit Location Guide

The Hobbit locations in New Zealand. The best thing about The Hobbit […]

The i-SITE

New Zealand’s visitor information centres. With more than 80 i-SITEs in New Zealand, […]

Tourism NZ

5 Stargazing Sites in New Zealand

Where to go stargazing in nEw Zealand. Have you ever seen the […]

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22 Inspirational Travel Quotes

Get inspired to travel! Need that little push to start travelling in New […]

Tourism NZ

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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Bay of Plenty – Guide for Backpackers

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

BackpackerGuide.NZ

5 Best Places to Swim with Dolphins in New Zealand

Where can you swim with dolphins in NEw Zealand? Not many experiences […]

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21 Mind Blowing Lakes in New Zealand

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

Minaret Lodge

10 Unique Accommodations in the South Island

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

Bernard Spragg. NZ

15 Free or Cheap Things to do in Christchurch

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

BackpackerGuide.NZ

20 Animals and Birds Unique to New Zealand

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

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Other Countries with a Working Holiday Scheme

Where to next? The working holiday visa is an amazing opportunity for […]

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6 Tropical Islands Near New Zealand

Need an escape from your escape to New Zealand? Trade your working […]

Chris-Stephenson, Tourism NZ

5 Places to See The Southern Lights in New Zealand

Where to see Aurora Australis in NEw Zealand. Aurora Australis is known […]

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10 Countries Easy to Visit from New Zealand

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

Tourism NZ

Dunedin – Guide For Backpackers

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

OffensiveArtist

The Lord of the Rings Location Guide

Activities and Locations for the Lord of the Rings in New Zealand. […]

BackpackerGuide.NZ

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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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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22 BIG Things in New Zealand

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

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