Chasing NZ Waterfalls: The 7 Best South Island Waterfalls
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Chasing NZ Waterfalls: The 7 Best South Island Waterfalls

When it comes to untouched beauty, few places in the world can rival the captivating landscapes of New Zealand. Among its many wonders, the cascading waterfalls in New Zealand South Island stand out as some of the most awe-inspiring attractions. We are constantly chasing waterfalls and are on a mission to discover these hidden South…

Camping South Island: The Best Campsites in New Zealand South Island
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Camping South Island: The Best Campsites in New Zealand South Island

Experienced campers know that a great campsite is not just about finding a spot to pitch your tent or park your van; it’s about the location, the views and the entire experience. We’re constantly searching for the best campsites offering the ultimate camping experiences. We’ve stayed in some incredible campgrounds during our thousands of kilometres…

Travellers Love the Short Walk to Wainui Falls in Golden Bay, New Zealand
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Travellers Love the Short Walk to Wainui Falls in Golden Bay, New Zealand

For those who love to do short, easily accessible walks with priceless views, Wainui Falls Golden Bay is one of the best in New Zealand. The most accessible, largest waterfall in the Abel Tasman National Park and Nelson/Tasman region offers a captivating walk through forest abundant in ferns, nikau palms, and native bush. 

Romantic Things To Do in Akaroa, NZ
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Romantic Things To Do in Akaroa, NZ

Picture this! Historic French buildings, wildlife cruises, waterfront strolls, romantic dinners and sunsets. When it comes to romantic things to do in Akaroa, you are spoiled with choices for a romantic weekend getaway. We have been visiting Akaroa for over 20 years and find it one of the most romantic places on the South Island….

Your ultimate guide to the Lake Matheson Walk
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Your ultimate guide to the Lake Matheson Walk

Fans of breathtaking landscapes, outdoor adventure, and nature will love the Lake Matheson walk. It is a must-do when visiting the West Coast and one of the most remarkable walks in New Zealand’s South Island. This iconic trail is best known for its mirror-like reflections, captivating sunrise and sunset views, and an experience that will…

Denniston New Zealand: Exploring Denniston Plateau
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Denniston New Zealand: Exploring Denniston Plateau

Denniston Plateau is a hidden gem nestled in the heart of New Zealand’s South Island. It offers visitors a glimpse of the past, fascinating walking trails and panoramic views of the coastline. After eagerly anticipating a visit for quite some time, we finally decided to take a side trip from Westport on a sunny day…

Truman Track Punakaiki NZ: A Jaw-Dropping West Coast Walk
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Truman Track Punakaiki NZ: A Jaw-Dropping West Coast Walk

If there’s one place that shows off the untouched allure of New Zealand’s wilderness, it’s Truman Track. This West Coast short walk, not far from Punakaiki, ranks as one of our favourite short walks on the South Island of New Zealand. The easy walk is a mouth-dropping experience, from the lush subtropical rainforest to the…

Best Attractions on the West Coast, South Island, New Zealand
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Best Attractions on the West Coast, South Island, New Zealand

The West Coast of New Zealand is a captivating destination known for its rugged landscapes, rich history, and unique charm. The area is perfect for those seeking adventure and breathtaking views. It is our favourite place in New Zealand, so we spend a significant portion of our year living and exploring here. Please keep reading…

The Great Coast Road New Zealand: Greymouth to Westport Drive
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The Great Coast Road New Zealand: Greymouth to Westport Drive

Lonely Planet named the Great Coast Road on the West Coast of New Zealand one of the world’s most beautiful drives. This 85-kilometre route traces the West Coast of the South Island, showcasing breathtaking vistas of the Pacific Ocean, the Southern Alps, and the rainforest. Along the way, travellers can explore iconic attractions such as…