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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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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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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8 Things to see and do in and around Tekapo

A popular destination for tourists and Kiwis in the beauty of the Mackenzie District, Tekapo is a small town. But it’s packed full of plenty of things to see and do. The first thing that pops into your mind tends to be Lake Tekapo, but there is so much more to this area. Here for…

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Visiting Christchurch in spring

Located on the east coast of the South Island, in the Canterbury region, you’ll find Christchurch. Since the city is close to lots of popular tourist destinations, it is the starting or end point for a lot of  South Island & nationwide tours offered by We Tour New Zealand.  The abundance of attractions and things…

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Dunedin Railway Station

Things to See & Do in Dunedin

Otepoti Dunedin is an important part of any South Island experience offering an intriguing mixture of style, heritage, history and unique wildlife. Many South Island tours include a visit to this University town and take in some of the many things to see and do in the major centre of Aotearoa’s South. A Little History…

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Central Auckland from the Harbour

Popular Larger Places to Visit in New Zealand

One of the challenges when visiting New Zealand is deciding where to go and what to see. For a small country, Aotearoa New Zealand packs in a lot of destinations. So, let’s start with the most popular places to visit in New Zealand, when it comes to cities and larger towns. When people think of…

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