The hike to Earland Falls, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
21 Jun 2017

Hiking to Earland Falls, Fiordland National Park

The hike to Earland Falls is a great way to experience the iconic Routeburn Track without the hassle of organising a multi-day trek. The 174 metre Earland Falls is an impressive piece of nature, and the hike there winds through pristine New Zealand bush full of birds, mossy trees and

Hiking to Key Summit, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
14 Jun 2017

Hiking to Key Summit, Fiordland National Park

The road to Milford Sound is one of the most well-worn tourist trails in New Zealand. Most visit on a day trip, but hang around a little longer and you’ll be treated to some awesome hikes. The Key Summit Track, part of the 2-4 day Routeburn Track (a New Zealand

10 Jun 2017

Dunedin Railway Station: One of the Nicest Old Buildings in New Zealand

Why Visit Dunedin Railway Station? Dunedin Railway Station is a must-see when touring around the southern city’s historic downtown area. This impressive piece of history, completed in 1906, is also home to a weekly farmers market and is the start-point for several scenic train rides. Dunedin Railway Station Constructed of

07 Jun 2017

The Mirror Lakes, Fiordland National Park

Why visit the Mirror Lakes? The drive from Te Anau to Milford Sound takes you through some awesome alpine scenery. A visit to the Mirror Lakes makes for a great chance to stretch your legs and see some of the world class nature this region is famous for. It’s a

02 Jun 2017

Hiking to Rob Roy Glacier, Mount Aspiring National Park

Why Hike to Rob Roy Glacier? The hike to Rob Roy Glacier takes you past some of the South Island’s most spectacular mountain scenery. Massive waterfalls cascade down sheer cliffs, there are snow-capped mountains all around and the hike is actually pretty easy. Rob Roy Glacier is one of the

Aramoana Beach, Dunedin, New Zealand
29 May 2017

Aramoana Beach, Dunedin

Why visit Aramoana Beach? Aramoana Beach is an awesome place to go for so many reasons. You can collect seashells, surf, watch wildlife, climb sand dunes, look at crazy rock formations or just walk along the beach (often in complete solitude). There are a couple of different sections of beach,

23 May 2017

Climbing up Dunedin’s Organ Pipes

Why Climb up the Organ Pipes? If you’ve never heard of this place before you’re probably a bit confused by the title. I’ll sort that out straight away. Dunedin’s Organ Pipes are hexagonal basalt columns which rise out of the ground in abundance on a hill outside the city. The

Hiking to the top of Mount Cargill, Dunedin, New Zealand
17 May 2017

Hiking to the Top of Mount Cargill, Dunedin

Why Hike Mount Cargill? This mountain (more of a hill really) marks the highest point in Dunedin and offers up some amazing views of the city’s surrounds. Dunedin is New Zealand’s most scenic city and seeing it spread out below you is a great experience. Hiking to the top of Mount

Te Waikoropupū Springs, Golden Bay, New Zealand
15 May 2017

Te Waikoropupū Springs (AKA Pupū Springs), Golden Bay

Why visit Te Waikoropupū Springs? The phrase “crystal clear water” gets thrown around a lot these days. One place where it’s definitely not an exaggeration is Te Waikoropupū Springs (often referred to as Pupū Springs), one of the top attractions in the Golden Bay region of New Zealand’s South Island.

Wainui Falls, Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand
09 May 2017

Hiking to Wainui Falls, Abel Tasman National Park

Why hike to Wainui Falls? The road between Takaka and Totaranui is a treasure trove of beaches, sweeping views and short hikes. Wainui Falls is, in my opinion, the best place to stop along this scenic route. This short hike takes you through some pristine New Zealand bush and the