Most of New Zealand's Great Walks are located in the South Island ... and there are plenty more hidden gems. We've put together a superb selection of multi day, day...Read more
12 August 2017
Sea kayaking is one of the best ways to experience our nature and marine wonderland. We’ve picked four fabulous paddling locations in the South Island.
Abel Tasman National Park
The Abel...Read more
01 August 2017
Cycling is a great way for active adventurers to see more of the South Island.
Three easier and more accessible cycle tours are shown here. You don’t need to be super fit...Read more
26 July 2017
Nelson, where we are based, is the gateway to spectacular scenery and plenty of outdoor adventures nearby and further south.
Three of New Zealand's national parks are right on our doorstep...Read more
13 June 2017
Major life changes create wonderful opportunities for new beginnings and doing things differently.
Some transitions come unexpectedly – redundancy, a major health setback, the loss of a loved one or a...Read more
08 June 2017
An amazing turnout on a chilly winter’s day for the Pepin Island fundraiser.
The Hira Volunteer Rural Fire Service hosted the open day. They were delighted with the turnout - over...Read more
05 June 2017
This wilderness walk is full of surprises. Dancing clouds creating an ever changing seascape, native forests with lush foliage, friendly native birds, playful seals and panoramic coastal views.
The 70 km...Read more
12 April 2016
A change of scene is like a breath of fresh air.
We relocated to sunny Nelson and are delighted to be here.
Golden weather, beautiful scenery, sandy beaches, fresh produce, local vineyards, walking...Read more
16 March 2016
Take three double kayaks lined up side by side, each of us holding onto kayak(s) either side. Add one tent fly fixed to two paddles at one end and held firmly on the corners...Read more
11 January 2016
Heading south of the Bombay Hills, Auckland's gateway, there are plenty of delights in store.
The Coromandel Peninsula is a very popular summer holiday getaway for Kiwi families with golden...Read more
02 January 2016