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“There is only one word for New Zealand – Epic!” – Bear Grylls

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Travel Diary #19: The Northern Island of New Zealand

After 3.5 weeks on the Southern Island, we have picked up our relocation campervan of Maui and are off to the Northern Island of New Zealand. We only have 1.5 weeks left in New Zealand, so no time to linger. Read more about our time on the Southern Island in our travel diary part one,

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Southern Island Road Trip Wharariki Beach

Travel Diary #18: New-Zealand, the Southern Island part 4

And so we arrived at part 4 of our travel diaries from the Southern Island of New Zealand. Unbelievable how much there is to see on one island! After discovering the south-east with Lake Tekapo an Mount Cook, the most southern part with The Catlins and Milford Sound and the south-west with Queenstown and the

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Nomad Safaris Tour Family Gorge Queenstown Stunning

Travel Diary #17: New Zealand, the Southern Island part 3

Queenstown, the city of adventure and Lord Of The Rings After our adventures in the southernmost part of New Zealand, we arrive in Queenstown. This city is beautifully situated, surrounded by mountains and next to one of the largest lakes in NZ, Lake Wakatipu. You can do all kinds of water activities there. From water

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Jeep Nomad Safaris Queenstown New Zealand Adventure Family

A jeep tour with Nomad Safaris, an amazing family adventure!

One of the main reasons we came to Queenstown during our adventures in New Zealand was to have some amazing adventurous family adventures! Queenstown is after all the adventure capital of New Zealand, situated on the Southern Island and surrounded by some absolutely breathtaking nature! After searching the Internet and the travel bible “The Lonely

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Cruise Milford Sound Kids Vessel Nature New Zealand

Our breathtaking journey with Cruise Milford

Milford Sound, one of those places that call to the imagination! Before coming to New Zealand, we had no idea what the highlights were. But we did know the iconic image of Milford Sound, as we came across it on Instagram and in travel magazines. So no doubt we wanted to go over there and

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Kaka Endangered Bird New Zealand Orokonui Ecosanctuary

The Orokonui Ecosanctuary in New-Zealand

The Orokonui Ecosanctuary is a unique place. It is situated near Dunedin on the Southern Island of New Zealand, just 20km north of Dunedin in the Coastal Otago forests. So we really wanted to visit this place during our travels through the region. Over the centuries a lot of unique birds developed in New-Zealand. The birds

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New Zealand Mount Cook Aoraki Hooker Valley Track Lake Family

Travel Diary #15: New Zealand, the Southern Island Part 1

We always used to say: ‘If we would dig a hole in Belgium right through the earth, we would end up in New Zealand.’ For us Europeans, New Zealand is really one of the furthest destinations in the world. So being relatively close in Australia, it seemed a bit easier to take the plane than

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Pelorus Eco Adventures Hobbit Kayak Tour New Zealand

Kayaking down Middle-Earth with Pelorus Eco Adventures

Have you seen the second Hobbit movie “The Desolation of Smaug”? Ever wanted to stand on the same rocks as Bilbo Baggins? Float down the same river, albeit not in barrels? Get the feeling you are right in a Middle-Earth adventure? Then you should definitely experience the Hobbit Kayak Tour offered by Pelorus Eco Adventures!

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ELM Wildlife Tours Dundedin Otago Peninsula Sea Lion

Exploring the Otago Peninsula with ELM Wildlife Tours

In this article, you will read everything about our tour with ELM Wildlife Tours on the Otago Peninsula. Before we came to New Zealand, we promised ourselves we really wanted to see some wildlife there. New Zealand is not the country of the big mammals on land. However, it is a country where you can find

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