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 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
Most people will know of New Zealand’s
North and South Islands but perhaps not of the many smaller islands surrounding
them. Each one offers pristine, secluded beaches which are a great escape from
the world, thriving wildlife, and a rich history. These islands lay in wait to
be discovered, so why don’t you get a
free car rental to help you get from the tip of the North to the very
bottom of the South?
Despite being New Zealand’s third biggest island, it’s still...Read More
With the nice summer we’re having, we must assume that your wanderlust is reaching peak levels. The countless natural wonders of New Zealand are beckoning, and few are louder than the Mount Aspiring National Park.
This sprawling national park on New Zealand’s South Island is a part of the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Site and offers an endless array of activities for the outdoorsy type. From hiking to mountain climbing, fishing, or simply driving around, the summer in the Mount Aspiring National...Read More
There is no wrong time of the year to travel across and explore New Zealand, but the summer is when almost all options are open and you’re free to pick your favorite spot or activity without any limitations. The persistent sun and the booming nature simply beckon us to venture out and make good use of our limbs.
Whether it’s hiking, swimming, sailing or surfing, New Zealand has us covered. Before you start packing for a summer road trip to remember, here’s a short list of our favorite NZ spots for...Read More
The outdoor season is almost upon us, and we’re sure that many of you are already mentally waxing your surfboards. And if surfing is your forte, there’s hardly a place better suited for a base for your wave chasing than Auckland. The city’s two-coastal geography makes it a bonafide surfer’s Mecca.
The city’s surroundings, both on the East and the West Coast, are dotted with beaches suited for all types of surfer, from beginner to pro. Over the following lines we will provide an overview of our...Read More