New Zealand may be famed for its downhill skiing, but there are plenty of other ways to enjoy the snow. Cross-country skiing or snowshoeing near Wanaka in the South Island is an ideal, family-friendly introduction to snow sports.
Exploring mountains, forest, and coast, these bike trails offer something for all levels and feature the very best of New Zealand’s natural beauty.
After a long period of exhausting travel, a four-day hike on New Zealand’s Queen Charlotte Track is just the refreshment Helen Glenny needs.
At the foot of the mountains, on the grounds of an isolated chapel, Jill Fernandes uncovers a long-held family secret.
Don’t miss these incredible multi-day tramps and day hikes on New Zealand’s South Island: iconic Great Walks such as the Milford Track, challenging trails in Mount Cook and Paparoa National Parks, and moderate strolls along Hokitika Gorge and near Fox Glacier.
Follow the road less traveled on New Zealand's South Island, for an adventure-filled road-trip from the East Coast to the wild West Coast.
You could just check out the highlights of Northland: 90 Mile Beach, Waitangi Treaty Grounds, Waipoua Kauri Tree forest, and Hole in the Rock. But, if you’re ready for the adventure, indulge in these lesser-known experiences.
From the Tongariro Alpine Crossing to walking among the Putangirua Pinnacles, we round up seven of the best hiking trails on the North Island.
Sandy Myhre takes a stroll through Russell to find out why this small town in the Bay of Islands was once dubbed the Hell Hole of the Pacific.
Fiordland local Andy reveals alternative ways to explore the incredible Milford Sound. Find out where to stop off along Milford Road, and what to do in Doubtful Sound.
Street art and creativity are a huge part of culture in Christchurch. Better yet, nearby Arthur’s Pass, Lyttelton, Akaora and the Port Hills are ripe for hiking and adventure. Our local insider’s top tips for your visit.