Lake McKerrow, Fiordland - Image: Steve Vaughan
After a magnificent 15 day road trip touring the South Island of New Zealand the one thing we’d change would be to visit fewer...Read more
07 April 2018
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
10 September 2017
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
Cycling is a great way for active adventurers to see more of the South Island.
Three of the easier and more accessible cycling routes are shown here. You don’t need to be...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
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
What is it that draws so many people to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing year after year?
They keep coming despite occasional eruptions and reports of climbing accidents - a reminder of...Read more
14 November 2015
White Island is a thrilling walk on the wild side. Gas masks and hard hats reinforce how alien this place is for visitors.
New Zealand's only active marine volcano is a...Read more
30 October 2015