As the days get shorter and cooler micro adventures are a great way to make the most of Nelson's outdoors during winter. At this time of year we are blessed...Read more
18 May 2018
Sea and lake kayaking is one of the best ways to experience our nature and marine wonderland. We’ve picked four fabulous paddling locations around the South Island.
Abel Tasman National...Read more
05 August 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
The 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 of...Read more
12 April 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
Auckland is blessed with a sheltered coastline for water pursuits, easy access to island sanctuaries for native birds and endangered species, a diverse marine environment, and a wide variety of...Read more
03 August 2015
A familar friend - Hahei on the Coromandel - draws us back each summer for diving and adventures by the sea.
It doesn't take long to wind down and relax in...Read more
28 February 2015
Auckland might be known as the City of Sails but the reality is rather different. Sails have been surpassed by every imaginable type of watercraft.
Auckland's extensive coastline, with many sheltered...Read more
12 June 2014
An early afternoon escape from Auckland sees us arriving at Hahei just before sunset on a glorious spring evening. We hastily drop our bags at the bach and head down...Read more
15 November 2013