NZ South Island

My favorite travel gems and breathtaking destinations
Tips and When to Go

Whale and Dolphin Watching Seasons for Kaikoura
Whale and Dolphin Watching Seasons for Kaikoura
Kaikoura is famous for being one of the best places in the world for whale…
7 Tips to Master the Cave Stream at Arthurs Pass
7 Tips to Master the Cave Stream at Arthurs Pass
The Cave Stream Scenic Reserve is located about 50 km from Arthur's Pass. This…
Milford Sound on a Sunny Day - 7 Hikes - 9 Tips
Milford Sound on a Sunny Day - 7 Hikes - 9 Tips
Milford Sound is part of the Fiordland National Park, and the whole region…
9 Tips for Hiking in the Mount Cook - Aoraki National Park
9 Tips for Hiking in the Mount Cook - Aoraki National Park
The more than 700 km2 big National Park is a hikers' and photographers' dream.…
Moeraki Boulders at Sunrise - Tide Times, Tips and 7 Facts
Moeraki Boulders at Sunrise - Tide Times, Tips and 7 Facts
These mysterious Moeraki Boulders featured in the Chronicles of Narnia “Voyage…
Franz Josef Glacier - Heli Hike and Glacier Walk - 5 Tips and 8 Facts
Franz Josef Glacier - Heli Hike and Glacier Walk - 5 Tips and 8 Facts
You like to visit Franz Josef Village and Glacier? Maybe now is the best time…
8 River Crossings to Ballroom Overhang in Paparoa National Park
8 River Crossings to Ballroom Overhang in Paparoa National Park
The Paparoa National Park is popular for day hikes, the Pack Track, and the…
Abel Tasman Coastal Track and Beaches
Abel Tasman Coastal Track and Beaches
The famous National Park was established in 1942. Abel Tasman is a hiker's…
Little Penguins at Pohatu Marine Reserve
Little Penguins at Pohatu Marine Reserve
About 2.000 Korora (in Maori language) better known little blue penguin and…
Explore the Remote Wharariki Beach
Explore the Remote Wharariki Beach
The last kilometers to the Wharariki Beach car park are on a gravel road. Next…
The Hidden Truman Beach North of Punakaiki
The Hidden Truman Beach North of Punakaiki
Truman Beach is a part of the Paparoa National Park; 3 km north of the Visitor…
Sunset at the Pancake Rocks in the Paparoa National Park
Sunset at the Pancake Rocks in the Paparoa National Park
More than half of the park is mountainous and covered with lush native…