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Moeraki Boulders

The unique geological Moeraki Boulders at the Otago Coast located between Oamaru and Dunedin are definitely worth a detour and a fantastic photo stop…

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Mount Cook- Aoraki

Mount Cook - Aoraki in Maori, one of the most famous places in New Zealand is exceptional in all types of weather. It is the highest mountain of NZ…

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Milford Sound

The best time to visit Milford Sound without the crowds and enough daylight is on a morning cruise tour around 10 am. The best season is autumn as…

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Ballroom Overhang - Punakaiki - Paparoa

The Ballroom Overhang is a hiking highlight in the Paparoa National Park. This trail includes 8 river crossings one way and can be hiked only in…

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Abel Tasman National Park

Abel Tasman is one of the most popular National Parks in New Zealand. Peak season from mid-December to March (Easter). Often several hundred day-…

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Wai-O-Tapu Rotorua

Waiotapu is a year-round destination and very popular. The peak season is the best time of the year for a good shot, and there is a way to dodge the…

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New Chums Beach

The New Chums Beach is still a hidden gem. There isn't any road to the beach or cafe just pure nature. It's better to come 2 hours after high tide…

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Waiau Kauri Grove and Falls Coromandel

Coromandel is a year-round destination with a mild climate. The summer is the best time with pleasant temps but also the busiest time of the year.…

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Fairy Falls - Waitakere Ranges

Unfortunately, parts of the Waitakere Ranges got closed due to the Kauri Dieback disease in May 2018. Also, the trail to the Fairy Falls is closed at…

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Franz Josef Glacier

The glacier is open year-round. The best time to visit Franz Josef depends on what you’re looking for. Mild temperatures? Ice highlights? Fewer…

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Mount Tuhua - Hokitika

If you like to experience New Zealand's outstanding rainforests without any crowds this may be one of the best hikes for it. Regarding the weather…

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Little Penguins - Pohatu Marine Reserve

The Pohatu Marine Reserve is an incredible place to watch these cute little penguins up close with all needed protection. They come ashore in the…