Sea Kayaks on Beach at dawn, Abel Tasman National Park © Photo Images NZ
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Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers

You can head to these magnificent monuments to nature’s power and beauty in high summer and feel winter closing in...

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Buller Gorge

Gorge is right! She just goes down, down, down to that mighty Buller River, as it sets off on its...

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Pancake Rocks and Blowholes

Travel can be, well, strange, really, which is half the point.

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The Lake Matheson Walk

Just a 5km drive west of Fox Glacier — look, you’re in the neighbourhood, you may as well — is...

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Okarito Lagoon

Welcome to New Zealand’s largest unmodified wetland, a natural home for waterbirds galore, who make more than a meal of...

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The Denniston experience

A lot of folk hit Westport and then head south, where the dramatic destinations await: glaciers, mountains, that service station...

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State Highway 6

The Wild West? Fill ’er up at Blenheim, where it says its goodbyes to State Highway 1, and hit the...

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Oparara Basin

This is ancient, ancient land, up here.

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TranzAlpine

The TranzAlpine is another one of those ‘thanks for being clear’ kinda titles: it’s a train trip that crosses the...