Touring New Zealand

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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 you want to know about Christmas in the Southern Hemisphere

Christmas in New Zealand is a little different to the European experience Christians around the world celebrate Christmas on December 24 and 25. But the celebrations vary across the world’s many time and climate zones. New Zealand Christmas celebrations take place in summer and involve certain traditions and eating habits. From the point of view…

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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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10 Things to do on your Milford Sound Visit

Getting to Milford Sound from Queenstown is half the fun   You’ll find Milford Sound / Piopiotahi deep in Fiordland National Park about 300km from Queenstown. Called ‘the eighth wonder of the world’ by Rudyard Kipling, who visited it in the 1890s, the sound is actually a fiord. Aotearoa’s only fiord that is accessible by…

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Grand Pacific Ultimate Coach

NZ Small group tours are selling fast

NZ small group tours incredibly popular MoaTrek, Grand Pacific Ultimate and Inspiring Journey small group tours are immensely popular and selling fast! Up until the end of March 2023, these tours offered through We Tour New Zealand are almost sold out. But dates in April 2023 and later are still available, so we recommend you…

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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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North Island New Zealand Boat Trips Your Tour Could Include

In New Zealand you’re never more than 128km (80 miles) from the sea. Add the lakes that are a feature of many areas and boat trips are an essential part of any Aotearoa tour. Just looking at boating experiences included in tours we offer we came up with seven New Zealand boat trips and cruise…

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