Touring New Zealand

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Bucket List New Zealand Places to Visit

What New Zealand places to visit should be on your bucket list? Thinking about visiting Aotearoa / New Zealand and wondering what you should see here? We put our experience to work for you to come up with a bucket list of New Zealand places to visit. These are destinations you simply can’t miss —…

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Whangamata Beach

Things to See and Do on The Coromandel Peninsula

Spend some time travelling around “the Coromandel” You may have already seen “The Coromandel” — its Cathedral Cove is a movie and social media star. But you should consider adding some time there to your New Zealand self-drive itinerary. Coromandel is simply beautiful with its mix of stunning beaches, virgin native forest and quirky seaside…

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Things to do in New Zealand in 2023-2024

Things to do on your 2023-24 Aotearoa New Zealand vacation tour Spring has sprung in Aotearoa New Zealand. Blossoms on the trees and sun on our backs has us thinking about things to do in New Zealand over the coming touring season. There is always lots to see and do but every new month offers…

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Doubtful Sound overnight cruise

Fiordland’s Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound – the differences explained…

Fiordland NZ is home to both Milford & Doubtful Sounds, but which one to visit? You may notice Fiordland’s Milford Sound/Piopiotahi or Doubtful Sound/Patea featuring prominently in many New Zealand Tours.  There’s a good reason they do. They are both stunning remote parts of the country, boasting some of Aotearoa’s most spectacular scenery — must-sees….

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Te Pa Tū Maori cultural experience

Experience New Zealand’s Maori Culture – the top 10 attractions

Experience Aotearoa’s indigenous culture at unmissable Maori cultural experiences   Māori are New Zealand’s indigenous people. And Māori culture is a very special part of any New Zealand visit. Experience a rich and meaningful cultural connection to this land, Aotearoa, when you enjoy the best Maori cultural experiences. Over 700 years ago, expert navigators left their…

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Warbirds Over Wanaka – what a show!

Warbirds over Wanaka is an air show held in Wānaka, in New Zealand’s South Island.  It is held every second Easter weekend and has been running since 1988.  Covid stopped the 2020 & 2022 shows, so 2024 is going to be a great event and we have a number of specialist Warbird Over Wanaka tours…

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10 interesting differences between Europe and New Zealand

What is different between Europe & New Zealand?  Aotearoa/New Zealand… A country that is on the bucket list of many travellers from all over the world. But if you’ve never been to this side of the world, let alone New Zealand itself, you may still be in for some surprises when you get here. There…

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Things to know about Fox Glacier & Franz Josef Glacier

What should you know about New Zealand’s Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glaciers? The glacier country is a special area in the west coast region of New Zealand’s South Island. There’s just so much for you to see here. The most accessible rivers of ice in the world are here. These run from the rainforests…

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10 Things to do on the West Coast

The West Coast offers visitors a multitude of things to see and do New Zealand’s West Coast has it all and offers an abundance of things to see and do. One moment you could be on a tropical island. The next moment you are surrounded by snow-capped mountains. This strip of fascinating and contrasting landscapes…

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Elephant Hill Winery, Hawkes' Bay

4 reasons why you should visit Hawke’s Bay

Why visit Hawke’s Bay? New Zealand’s Te Matau-a-Māui/Hawke’s Bay is located in the east of the North Island. A Mediterranean climate, with average temperatures between 7 and 25 degrees Celsius all year round, and soils suited to horticulture, viticulture and agriculture make it a significant food producer and a great place to spend time. The…

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