Whakarewarewa Thermal area, Rotorua, New Zealand. Pohutu Geyser.
Please take time to read our varied selection of New Zealand travel blogs. They are designed to both inform and inspire you to visit this incredible country. When we say that there really is very little to prepare you for your first visit to New Zealand, we mean it! New Zealand, land of the ‘long white cloud’ will quite simply take your breath away.
The team here at What to do in Wellington have all travelled extensively around this beautiful country. More than a third of the countryside is protected as either a nature reserve or national park. From the voluptuous volcanic scenery of the North Island to the Alpine fiord regions of the South, it’s a sightseers delight. Drive just about anywhere and you’ll see what the fuss is about. Not only is the scenery stunning, but with only four million people, the roads are also wonderfully empty.
We are sure you will take home lasting memories. Which is why we have written and compiled such an extensive number of New Zealand travel blogs we think you will find of use whilst planning your holiday.
Think of some adrenalin pumping, heart-thumpingly scary outdoor adventure activities and the chances are you can probably do it somewhere in New Zealand, possibly in many places. Additionall... Read more
Discover where some of the great walks in New Zealand are. Between both the North and South Island you’ll find thousands upon thousands of hiking trails and walks through some of the m... Read more
Oh where to even start……there are literally hundreds, possibly thousands, of festivals in New Zealand and annually recurring celebrations which take place all over the North and... Read more
New Zealand, although definitely featuring on the surfers’ map of the world, still only attracts a fraction of travelling surfers – especially when compared to its neighbour Aust... Read more
Lord of the Rings fever has never really died in New Zealand which is hardly surprising since it was here that the entire filming for the epic trilogy took place. However, thanks to the Hobb... Read more
I had a strange sense of déjà vu when I finally sat down over the Christmas holidays to watch the long-awaited film: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Those rolling green hills of the Shire... Read more
Three of the best day trips from Auckland – the Waitakere Ranges, Waitomo Caves and Bay of Islands. Auckland makes a great base for exploring New Zealand’s North Island. Many of the co... Read more
Amongst penguins and ice-conquering all-terrain vehicles, David Whitley gets a taste of Antarctic life at the International Antarctic Centre in Christchurch. During the winter months, it can... Read more
Swimming with Dolphins in New Zealand – Bay of Islands As a famous fuzzy-topped German scientist would probably agree, everything is relative. It would be impossible to say a flaxen-ha... Read more
Sucked in by tales of an extraordinary adventurer, David Whitley decides to spend his limited time amongst New Zealand’s highest peaks in a darkened room. On a list of what would seem to be... Read more
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