Little High Eatery
20 Jul 2020

Little High Eatery: A Cool Place to Eat in Christchurch

If you’re planning a trip to New Zealand’s South Island, chances are you won’t be spending that much time in the big cities (well, big cities for NZ, they’re still pretty small). You will pass through places like Christchurch, Dunedin (which is actually really great) and Nelson though, which gives

13 Jul 2020

The Southern Alps: Where Are the Best Views of New Zealand Mountains?

The Southern Alps, a mountain range which runs down most of the length of New Zealand’s South Island, is the place to go if you want to see stunning views of New Zealand mountains. They’re often reflected in calm lakes and there are countless hikes, viewpoints and scenic roads where

09 Jul 2020

Walking the Historic Streets of Akaroa

There are plenty of cute small towns on New Zealand’s South Island, but Akaroa stands out from the crowd by being the only one with a big French influence. Akaroa was founded by French settlers in 1840 and although it wasn’t “French” for very long, it still retains a certain

06 Jul 2020

Governors Bay and Diamond Harbour, Christchurch

If you’re looking for a fun, easy and very scenic day out from Christchurch I highly recommend the drive out to Governors Bay and Diamond Harbour. These two places, and some spots in between, are ideal for pretty much anyone and it makes for a far easier alternative to driving

02 Jul 2020

Carew Falls and Lake Brunner, West Coast

Carew Falls, close to Lake Brunner on the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island, is pretty off the beaten path. It’s a slight detour from wherever you’re probably heading, but that’s part of the charm. It’s one of the best waterfalls on the West Coast and the drive around

22 Jun 2020

18 of the Best Walks in Dunedin (For All Fitness Levels)

By now you’ve probably heard that Dunedin is the most scenic city in New Zealand and that you should definitely spend a few days exploring it. While there are plenty of viewpoints and beaches that you can drive straight to, it’s worth hitting the trails to see some of the

19 Jun 2020

Unity Park Lookout and the Town Belt, Dunedin

There is so much to see in the city centre of Dunedin, including all the cafes, bars, restaurants, museums and galleries that you could ever want. But did you know there’s also a big forest running along the hills above the city? The Town Belt is a great place for

Kaiktiki Beach, Dunedin to Oamaru, New Zealand
16 Jun 2020

Driving from Dunedin to Oamaru: 10 Scenic Places to Stop

The drive from Dunedin to Oamaru offers up some stunning scenery and interesting history — you have to know where to stop though! You’ll have to ditch the main road from time to time, but you’ll see some beautiful beaches and viewpoints and the detours aren’t all that much longer

11 Jun 2020

George Street and the Octagon: Eating, Drinking and Shopping in Dunedin

George Street runs through the centre of Dunedin’s downtown area and is the place to go for shopping and eating. Walk along George Street for long enough and you’ll come to the Octagon. That’s how cool Dunedin is — most towns have a town square, but Dunedin prefers its city

04 Jun 2020

Searching for Seals at Shag Point, Coastal Otago

There are plenty of places in New Zealand where you can see seals or sea lions, and one of the best (and easiest) to visit is Shag Point. It’s a five-minute detour from the main road between Dunedin and Oamaru and you will only need to walk for a minute