Things to do in Kaiteriteri, New Zealand
17 May 2019

Kaiteriteri Beach + Other Things to Do in Kaiteriteri, Nelson Tasman

If you enjoy reading articles ranking New Zealand’s best beaches you would definitely have heard of Kaiteriteri. It’s a niche form of literature I know, but there is always plenty of debate on the subject and people really seem to love Kaiteriteri Beach. It’s not my favourite beach in New

10 May 2019

Split Apple Rock, Kaiteriteri

If you’re short on time but still want to visit a beach almost as good as you’ll see along the Abel Tasman Coastal Track, a trip to Split Apple Rock could be a great option. It’s just over an hour’s drive from Nelson (and 10 minutes from Kaiteriteri) and only

Hiking the Rakaia Gorge Walkway, New Zealand
03 May 2019

Hiking the Rakaia Gorge Walkway, Canterbury High Country

The short and (relatively) easy Rakaia Gorge Walkway takes you to some beautiful viewpoints where you’ll see snow-capped mountains, rolling countryside and the crisp blue waters of the Rakaia Gorge. If you’re driving through the Canterbury High Country and want to get out and stretch your legs I’d highly recommend

26 Apr 2019

Curio Bay, the Catlins

In a region so blessed with beautiful beaches it can be hard to decide which ones to visit. Curio Bay, towards the southern end of the stretch of coastline known as the Catlins, is special for a few reasons. The main one is that it’s a great place to see

19 Apr 2019

Hiking the Governors Bush Track, Mount Cook National Park

This short, easy hike takes you up through exotic forest to viewpoints above Mount Cook Village. You’ll see heaps of mountains, a waterfall, and some great views and you can combine it with the nearby Red Tarns Track for a more challenging hike. Keep reading for more information about this

12 Apr 2019

Picton to Wellington: Travelling Between the North and South Islands on the Interislander

If you’re travelling between New Zealand’s North and South Islands you have two options: fly or catch a ferry. You’ll obviously want to go opt for the ferry if you have your own transport, and that’s exactly what we did on our recent North Island trip. We travelled from Picton

03 Apr 2019

Driving the Scenic Road to Mount Cook

In a country full of scenic roads, the road to Mount Cook stands out as one of the most spectacular. The Southern Alps, including Mount Cook, are on full view as you skirt the bright blue waters of Lake Pukaki. Thinking of driving the scenic road to Mount Cook? Keep

Milford Sound, New Zealand
27 Mar 2019

The Milford Sound Foreshore Walk / Viewpoint

So, you want to see Milford Sound but don’t want to shell out for a cruise? You should definitely consider the cruise option, but you can get some great views of Milford Sound from close to the car park. The Milford Sound Foreshore Track runs along the, ah, foreshore and

20 Mar 2019

Lake Clearwater / Lake Camp, Hakatere Conservation Park

This pair of side-by-side lakes sit right next to the main road through the Hakatere Conservation Park and are well worth a look when driving through this stunning area. Lake Clearwater and Lake Camp are two of the many “Ashburton Lakes” and are surrounded by mountains. Lake Clearwater is the