Sea kayaking in New Zealand offers endless opportunities. Depending what you attracts you most to a sea kayaking trip in New Zealand, here is an outline of the best places for sea kayaking around New Zealand’s North and South islands.
Having arrived to Picton from Wellington on the early morning ferry, I had plenty of time to drive to Havelock and connect with the afternoon Hobbit kayak tour from Pelorus Eco Adventures. This gentle, family-friendly kayak tour was certainly a step back on the adventure scale from the white water … Read More
White water rafting at the top of New Zealand’s North Island Kaituna river (Rotorua) / Wairoa river (Tauranga) [caption id="attachment_5826" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] White Water Rafting at Kaituna River[/caption] You hear mixed reviews about Rotorua – it smells like sulphur, it’s beautiful, it’s crowded, it’s quiet, it’s boring, it’s fun – … Read More
Why river kayak in New Zealand? [caption id="attachment_5769" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Waitangi River Kayaking in New Zealand[/caption] Great kayaking locations around New Zealand’s North and South islands include some open ocean, mirror-like lakes and rugged cove-laden coastlines. Each one offers its own advantages. For wildlife spotting, you can’t beat the open … Read More
Stunning landscapes are the main attraction of self-drive trips and tours around New Zealand. But if you need rest and recuperation along the way, consider these following hidden gems. The best small towns in New Zealand’s South Island Clyde, Central Otago Laden with trees and surrounded by craggy rock slopes … Read More
New Zealand has many unique kayaking opportunities. It also has unique weather, and there are lots of things you have to consider when it comes to safety that you might not have to consider elsewhere. The weather can change instantly, and it’s wise to be prepared. During recent kayaking trips … Read More
Day 1 of my Lord of the Rings tour around Queenstown I arrived in Queenstown after a long but lazy day driving from Christchurch. After hours drifting through golden amber grasslands and unpopulated alpine peaks, driving into Queenstown was like hitting the Strip in Las Vegas. However, I was not … Read More