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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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Bundaberg Mon Repos Beach Queensland Travel Diary

Travel Diary #14: Brisbane and a little part of Queensland

The Gold Coast With the holiday season coming up, we found two houses in the suburbs of Brisbane through Aussie Housesitters. The concept is that we look after people’s house and their pets while they are travelling. Since many Australians visit their family or travel during their summer vacation and the holidays, we quite easily

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Sydney View Kids Harbour Bridge Opera House

Travel Diary #13: Sydney, a city with many faces

After a fantastic trip along the coast of New South Wales, we reach Sydney! A city that still speaks to our imagination! For us, the parents, because of the opera house, the bridge, the fireworks on New Year’s Eve, … For the children, it is the city where the father of Nemo finds his son

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Australia NSW Victoria Lake Tyers Endless Beaches

Travel Diary #12: The endless beaches from Melbourne to Sydney

After our adventures through the outback, along the Great Ocean Road and in Melbourne, our next destination was Sydney. A city that appeals to the imagination with the opera house, the beautiful Harbour Bridge, famous beaches, surfers … We can not wait to explore it all. But since we travel by car, we have to

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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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