New Zealand

5 Crazy Facts about New Zealand

Think you know New Zealand? Think again! Here are 5 crazy facts about the country that will definitely surprise you! 1. Christchurch used to have a local wizard! There’s no denying New Zealand is a magical place, and that’s not just because it was the set of Lord of the Rings! In 1982, Christchurch actually […]

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What makes Milford Sound so special?

The Milford Sound Cruise offered by Jucy Cruises proved to be an exceptional sightseeing experience in one of the most beautiful places in not only New Zealand, but in all the world. In fact, Milford Sound has been considered a number of times, as the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’. Milford Sound Though the waterway […]

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3 reasons to go Black Water Rafting in Waitomo

A couple of weeks ago, my boyfriend and I decided to go Black Water Rafting with the Legendary Black Water Rafting Company. We opted to do the 3 hour Black Labyrinth tour. Here’s how we got on. Waitomo (‘wai’ meaning water and ‘tomo’ meaning sinkhole or cave) on New Zealand’s North Island is world famous […]

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3 Fun & Cheap Things To Do in Taupo

Exploring New Zealand on a backpacker budget? Can’t afford a skydive? Check out these cheap things to do in Taupo that won’t break the bank! 1. Huka Falls Huka Falls are HUGE! How huge? 220,000 litres of flowing water per second kind of huge (that’s enough to fill one Olympic sized swimming pool every 11 […]

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Tamaki Maori Village: What? Why? How much?

Looking for an authentic cultural experience in New Zealand? Look no further than Tamaki Maori Village. What is Tamaki Maori Village? Tamaki History Ready for a little history lesson? Don’t worry it’s not a boring one! Back in the ‘mullet era’ also known as the 1980’s, a young kiwi guy called Mike Tamaki, wanted to […]

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Skydive Taupo: The Ultimate High

I once jumped from a 12ft roof and severely injured my nose. I’ve cracked a rib jumping on a trampoline. I’ve even broken my leg falling from 6ft (my height). So when the opportunity to jump out of a plane arose, naturally I approached with extreme caution. Skydive Taupo was the destination and 15000ft was […]

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7 FREE things to do in Queenstown

Welcome to the adventure capital of the world! Queenstown is tons of fun, but all those epic bungees, white water rafting trips and jet boat tours can add up. Here are 7 free activities to enjoy between each adrenaline rush. They’ll give your wallet a break and will mean you’ll be able to afford your […]

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