New Zealand Travel Advice

If you like the great outdoors, beautiful landscapes, or adrenaline sports, New Zealand is the country for you. This country holds less than 4.5 million people, but is packed with some of the best outdoor activities in the world.

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Franz Josef, More Than Just a Glacier

When visiting the South Island of New Zealand, one of the must see places is the West Coast, and in particular, Franz Josef.  Such a hospitable town, the locals will welcome you with smiling faces and friendly ‘hellos’. The spectacular Franz Josef Glacier is 5km from Franz Josef town.

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Queenstown's Adventure Activities

Situated right on the shores of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu and surrounded by spectacular mountains, it’s easy to see why Queenstown, New Zealand is such a popular destination. Along with the beautiful scenery, Queenstown is also world-renowned for its adventure and has plenty of adrenalin based activities to choose from.

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Otago Rail Trail: Lauder to Kokanga

With the ski season coming to an end in New Zealand my friends and I have been exploring many places on the South Island- from the Great Walks to camping sites, and hot pools- there is so much to see! After hearing about the Otago Rail Trail we decided this...

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Five Ways to Experience Middle Earth in New Zealand

Ever since Peter Jackson chose to film The Lord of the Rings in New Zealand the country has become inextricably linked to Tolkien and Middle Earth. If, like me, you're a bit of a geek and wouldn't mind walking in Frodo's shoes, here are some places to get you started...

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Top Five Things to Eat and Drink in New Zealand

 New Zealand is a country of immigrants -- even the native Maoris claim a homeland across the sea. As such, the cuisine of this isolated nation is a melting pot of international flavours: it's not unusual for a Kiwi to eat Indian food for dinner one night, Mexican the next,...

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3 Movies to inspire Your Travels

New Zealand is one of the places I’ve always wanted to visit. It’s remote, at the “end of the world,” and relatively “new” in the historical grand scheme of things. It is, simultaneously, closer to it’s original, pre-peopled state than anywhere else in the world, and a country emerging.

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24 hours in Auckland

Many tourists just pass through Auckland, using it as a thoroughfare to the rest of New Zealand. But the City of Sails has a lot to offer anyone who has a day or a week to spend there.

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A Bungy Jumping Lesson in Queenstown, New Zealand

Bungy jumping is all about jumping yourself off a platform with a bungy cord tied around your waist. As you complete the free fall, you find your body moving upward and downward until it finally comes to rest.

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5 Reasons You Should Go on A Gannet Beach Adventure!

Are you a lover of geology? Do rare or exotic bird species fascinate you? Or do you perhaps enjoy seeing gorgeous old tractors rejuvenated and in action? If any of these things ring true for you, perhaps you should consider spending an otherwise normal Sunday morning at Gannet Beach...

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Top Travel Generation Writers

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