Gore Bay: Hidden Gem of the South Island

At just 21 kilometres off State Highway 1, Gore Bay is a small village of mainly holiday homes most of which are situated a stone’s throw from the ocean.

Summer Road Trip: Christchurch to Coromandel, and back!

Summer time in New Zealand is amazing.

Okarito: Long Weekend off the Beaten Track

A major change that I’ve seen in the last few years has been the increase in holiday homes available for rent.

Whale Watching in Kaikoura: A Day Trip

When you meet a tourists visiting New Zealand and they’ve been to Kaikoura, there’s a pretty high chance that they’ve done either the Whale Watch tour or the Swimming with the Dolphins.

Akaroa Harbour Kayaking and Snorkelling Day Trip

A double sea kayak is my new toy, and I am absolutely loving it as you can probably tell from the previous blog post.

Hanmer Springs: A Weekend Trip

Hanmer Springs is just short of a two hour drive from Christchurch and is popular among both tourists and Cantabrians keen for a romantic getaway.

Heaphy Track: Exploring By Bike

Fresh off the Department of Conservation extending the season for mountain biking the Heaphy Track plans were being laid for a long weekend trip.

Freedom Camping Fine Guarantee Terms and Conditions

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Christchurch to West Coast Weekend Trip

If there’s one thing that can be expected before the start of any long weekend is the exodus of local leaving Christchurch at 4pm.

Haast Fishing Trip: A CamperMate Cruise

Download the free CamperMate App I recently took a weekend break and headed away for a bit of quiet time in one of the few areas of New Zealand still without cell phone reception… Haast, on the wild West Coast! I can understand if this doesn’t sound like your ideal break! But, after spending so …

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