Top Ten Hikes on New Zealand’s South Island

With her endless black or white sand beaches, her huge, cascading waterfalls, her towering mountains that ascend into the clouds, and her miles and miles of native rainforest, New Zealand’s scenery is majestic, wild, and utterly unforgettable. Of course, the best way to see these magical, unpopulated scenes is on […]

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SH94: The Te Anau – Milford Highway

The Scenic Highway 94 begins in Te Anau, a small town mainly used by tourists who are embarking on trips around the Fiordland National Park: on one of the three Great Walks in the area (the Milford Track, Routeburn Track and Kepler Track), or on tours or cruises in Doubtful […]

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Hiking the Abel Tasman Coast Track

Hold up – I think I’ve discovered paradise on Earth. Seriously, this place is stunning. The Abel Tasman Coast Track is a 60km hiking track along the northern shores of New Zealand’s South Island through Abel Tasman National Park. This was our second of the nine Great Walks in NZ […]

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Hiking New Zealand’s Kepler Track

Oh, Fiordland. With her tussock-clad hills, snowy peaks, glistening lakes and native forest, Fiordland National Park is easily one of my favourite areas of New Zealand. It’s beautiful, it’s remote, and it’s like no other place I’ve ever been. The park was established in 1952 and is the largest of New Zealand’s […]

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