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5 Good Reasons to Visit NZ’s South Island in Winter

When deciding on the itinerary for a trip to New Zealand’s South Island, most people have some reservations about whether it’s worth going there in winter. As it’s quite far south, the common idea is that the entire trip would be about footslogging through snowy winter tundra.  The reality is that New Zealand is quite a small country and there’s no big difference between the North and South Island. A lot of Kiwis claim that the South Island is wonderful in any season, particularly...Read More

5 Invigorating Day Hikes to Embark on in New Zealand

The following five invigorating day hikes will take you across the country, from the best spots in the North Island to the emerald lake gems in the central region and the adventure hotspots in the south. If you’ve been looking for extra information on the best hikes in New Zealand, you’ve come to the right place – all that’s left to be done is secure reliable transport such as renting a free transfer car so you needn’t worry about the time lost in between these spectacular locations. Ben...Read More

Queenstown for the Adventure Seekers: Adrenaline-Pumping Activities

Queenstown is a well-known adventure playground with a plenitude of ways to get your heartbeat up, adrenaline-pumping, and make you ask for more! Whether you get your jollies from extreme sports in the water, the sky, jumping off high places, or racing towards abyss on a downhill bike track, Queenstown, is the home of all that and more. That’s why it’s the self-proclaimed Adventure Capital of the World 🙂 The locals say they’re resilient people and their homeland made for adventure so...Read More

7 Breath-Taking Mountains in New Zealand Every Adventurer Must Discover

New Zealand is one of the most mountainous countries in the world if we compare its area with the number of mountains. A country that is a bit larger than the UK has more than twenty peaks higher than 3,000m. Such a variety of mountainous regions and high peaks make New Zealand an exciting spot for various adventures and adrenaline addicts. So, it’s time to rent a free campervan and organize a climbing trip around New Zealand. The mountains in this article are either the most popular or most...Read More

Hawke’s Bay Uncorked: A Guide for Wine Aficionados

On the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island, you’ll find the spectacular Hawke’s Bay, the oldest wine region in the country and the second largest after Marlborough. Charming Napier, located close to Hastings, is a great central and coastal hub from which to explore the region. The area was once leveled by an earthquake in 1931, but the town was rebuilt with the style of the day in mind: Art Deco, leading to the highest concentration of this architectural style in the world. Before you...Read More

A Spectacular Autumn in New Zealand

A particularly awesome time to explore New Zealand is during the autumn, as the magnificent nature really bursts into deep shades of red and shimmering gold, and the calmer, cooler, and dryer weather allows for more heart-racing goings-on. Both the North and South Islands have a lot to offer in terms of unique and varied activities, and wondrous sites to behold. New Zealand is a large country and the optimal way for explorers to get around is with a free transfer car or campervan. Here are some cool...Read More