Articles with south island Tag

List of articles
Working Holiday Insurance
BackpackerGuide.NZ

14 Free and Cheap Things to Do in Nelson

Find the free things to do in Nelson! We’re backpackers. We’re cheap. […]

Pixabay

11 Nelson Art Galleries That Will Inspire You

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

Paul Rowe

19 Epic Natural Attractions in Golden Bay

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

BackpackerGuide.NZ

10 Craft Breweries in Nelson You Have to Try

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

Pixabay

Cheap Eats in Nelson

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

Mahana

23 Nelson Wineries on the Nelson Wine Trail

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

BackpackerGuide.NZ

15 Things to Do in Nelson City

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

BackpackerGuide.NZ

Top 10 Natural Attractions in Marlborough

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

Tourism NZ

10 Awesome Activities in the Marlborough Sounds

Things to do in the Marlborough Sounds. Covering one-fifth of New Zealand’s […]

BackpackerGuide.NZ

10 Marlborough Must-Dos

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

BackpackerGuide.NZ

French Pass and D’Urville Island – Guide for Backpackers

A Complete Budget Travel guide to French Pass and D’Urville Island. It […]

Tourism NZ

10 Milford Sound Walks You Can’t Miss

The top walks in Milford Sound! Yep, there’s more to Milford Sound […]

Tourism NZ

What is a Dark Sky Reserve?

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

http://imgur.com/V61v7k0

10 Great Hostels on the South Island

What are the “Must Stay” Hostels on the South Island? Travelling on […]

BackpackerGuide.NZ

Westport – Guide for Backpackers

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

http://imgur.com/4okXyfd

Greymouth – Guide for Backpackers

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

BackpackerGuide.NZ

10 Blenheim Must-Dos

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

Wild Kiwi

The Best Way to Spend 7 Days in the South Island

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

Pexels

Should You Travel the North Island or South Island?

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

http://imgur.com/CcN35a7

The 10 Biggest Cities in New Zealand

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

http://imgur.com/9jddyd3

Public Transport in Christchurch

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

http://imgur.com/TVQUHcT

15 Awesome Things to Do in Reefton

Activities you have to try in Reefton! Reefton is an intriguing town. This […]

http://imgur.com/cAFfwsR

12 Things to do in Westport on a Rainy Day

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

imgur.com/9VXJeoF

Picton – Guide for Backpackers

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

BackpackerGuide.NZ

12 Awesome Hikes in Picton

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

http://imgur.com/iD39Pde

10 Free or Cheap Things to do in Invercargill

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

http://imgur.com/UpXhZ1I

Camping in The Catlins

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

http://imgur.com/c6gGYhk

Mountain Biking in the Catlins and Clutha District

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

Eric Katich

How to Photograph Aurora Australis (The Southern Lights)

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

http://imgur.com/Kh0gd9R

12 Super Scenic Cycle Trails in Otago

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

http://imgur.com/HLcoTN7

10 Must-Do Hikes Around Mt Cook

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

Cecilia Lindqvist

11 Stunning Sights Seen From a Milford Sound Cruise

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

http://imgur.com/LHRBwYt

Mountain Biking in Southland

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

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 […]

http://imgur.com/P6AqHR2

10 Things to Do In and Around Gore

What to do in the brown Trout capital. We bet you never […]

http://imgur.com/CN0JmD3

10 Things We Love About Akaroa

Things to do in Akaroa! Dolphins, seals, penguins, big hikes, small hikes […]

http://imgur.com/ePnYSK0

18 Amazing Attractions You Can’t Miss in The Catlins

Did someone say waterfall? The Catlins Coast, nestled in the southeastern corner […]

http://imgur.com/ljQ0MR3

6 Essential Pitstops for Your South Canterbury Road Trip

Quirky South Canterbury towns worth stopping by! Away from the hustle and […]

http://imgur.com/IEuhGwW

Mountain Biking in Dunedin

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

http://imgur.com/HxI0KiO

5 Incredible Multi-day Hikes in the Fiordland National Park

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

http://imgur.com/bFXKtGr

10 Free Campsites on the South Island

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

http://imgur.com/wwYjysf

Christchurch Cab Fare: Taxi Prices in Christchurch

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

http://imgur.com/x2ICDMf

The Two Dunedin Railways

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

http://imgur.com/YPxEbhU

6 Reasons Why Hokitika is Such a “Cool Little Town”

Plenty of reasons to love the beach town of Hokitika. Located almost […]

http://imgur.com/A81ibqk

Hanmer Springs – Guide for Backpackers

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

http://imgur.com/ok2W9uy

10 Must-Dos In and Around Hanmer Springs

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

http://imgur.com/26Fg2Rj

7 Bizarre Sights in the Waitaki Valley

A “Vanished World”. Shark-toothed dolphins, whales, penguins and many more marine life […]

http://imgur.com/723Y4rt

8 Kaikoura Must-Dos

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

http://imgur.com/QuSG6sB

Mountain Biking in Nelson Tasman

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

http://imgur.com/6keAzZi

Akaroa – Guide for Backpackers

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

http://imgur.com/yOHigQJ

10 Underrated Spots in Canterbury

Alps to Ocean beauty! Stretched between snowcapped mountains and the Pacific Ocean, […]

http://imgur.com/iKGIscN

Oamaru & Waitaki – Guide for Backpackers

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

http://imgur.com/S8N6EBI

9 West Coast Must-Dos

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

http://imgur.com/lmINxoP

10 Nelson Tasman Must-Dos

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

http://imgur.com/5iBVQec

10 Great Bike Trails on the South Island

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

http://imgur.com/4rF0BqR

23 Unforgettable Walks in Hokitika

Wonder in the West Coast. Hokitika is a backpacker’s dream: 23 free […]

http://imgur.com/dDNkn9t

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 […]

http://imgur.com/tvAr0mL

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 […]

http://throughtramp.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/arthurs-pass.jpg

Arthur’s Pass National Park – Guide for Backpackers

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

http://www.southernwilderness.com/wp-content/uploads/Abel-Tasman-Beach-shot.Lg_.jpg

Abel Tasman National Park – Guide for Backpackers

Sun, sand and seals. It may be the smallest national park at […]

http://www.moerakiboulders.co.nz/image_gallery/2bed61dc038824f527decf1e9d8535a9.jpg

10 Token Tourist Photos You Have to Take in the South Island

Photos that all the tourists take of the SOuth Island. Do you […]

http://www.backpackerdeals.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/jon-arnold-southern-alps-south-island-new-zealand-road-scenery-hd-nature.jpg

The South Island Scenic Routes

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

http://www.high-country-horses.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/high-country-horse-hero-3.jpg

11 Awesome Horse Treks in New Zealand

Have a Horsesome time! If Gandalf can use a horse to navigate […]

http://i.imgur.com/jHLjUUF.jpg

Tasman and Golden Bay – Guide for Backpackers

Three national parks in one! This has to be on every backpackers’ […]

http://www.imagyn.com/data/photos/412_1doubtful_sound.jpg

20 Places Off the Beaten Track in the South Island

Escape those pesky tourists. Adventures are not adventures until you get off […]

http://www.harrietconstable.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Kiwi-Experience-Lake-Rotoiti-Group-Jumping-off-wharf.jpg

Nelson Lakes National Park – Guide for Backpackers

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

http://1hdwallpapers.com/wallpapers/beautiful_lake_tekapo.jpg

Lake Tekapo – Guide for Backpackers

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

http://rmip.otago.ac.nz/wp-content/uploads/sites/8/2009/07/marlborough-scenic.jpg

Marlborough – Guide for Backpackers

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

http://experiencekaiteriteri.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Abel_Tasman_jumping_for_joy.jpg

5 Places to go Sailing in New Zealand

“A sailor is an artist whose medium is the wind.” – Webb […]

http://cdn.offtrackplanet.com/legacy/002/5-ways-to-tear-through-glaciers-in-new-zealand/hike-below-alt.jpg

7 Ways to Take on New Zealand’s Glaciers

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

https://www.rankers.co.nz/system/experience_images/6378/large.jpg?1292556394

Natural Wonders of New Zealand

Natural (but kind of freaky) wonders of New Zealand! Natural wonders are the […]

http://www.mikeisaak.com/gallery-images/nugget-point-lighthouse-final-latest-edit.jpg

Catlins – Guide for Backpackers

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

http://www.leisuretours.co.nz/db_imgs/daytours/WWK%20Whale2.JPG

8 Wildlife Activities in New Zealand

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

http://www.tikana.co.nz/images/News-home.jpg

Southland – Guide for Backpackers

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

http://www.mikeisaak.com/gallery-images/wharariki-beach-sunset.jpg

22 Stunning Beaches in New Zealand

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

http://www.teara.govt.nz/files/p-14552-gns.jpg

Fiordland National Park – Guide for Backpackers

Cruise the fiords and get harassed by a kea in Fiordland! Once again, […]

Pixabay

Queenstown – Guide for Backpackers

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

BackpackerGuide.NZ

17 Free or Cheap Things to do in Dunedin

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

Minaret Lodge

10 Unique Accommodations in the South Island

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

Pixabay

7 Places to Surf in the South Island

Where to Surf in the SOuth Island. Ride the South Island’s waves! […]

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 […]

BackpackerGuide.NZ

8 Best Places to See Penguins in New Zealand

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

Tourism NZ

Canterbury – Guide for Backpackers

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

Tourism NZ

Dunedin – Guide For Backpackers

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

Tourism NZ

Wanaka – Guide for Backpackers

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

We're on youtube!
Join us on YouTube!

This year we spend 365 DAYS tackling 365 ACTIVITIES all across New Zealand and posting new videos every day!

Watch the adventure!