Category: See and Do

Tips on where to go and what to see and do in New Zealand. Top attractions and must-see destinations around New Zealand to add to your NZ travel plans.

Auckland Harbour at night

Why you shouldn’t skip Auckland!

Planning a trip to New Zealand and thinking you'll catch the first bus out of Auckland? Think again! Auckland is the perfect place to base yourself for at least a few days. There aren’t many cities in New Zealand (in fact...

Hanmer Springs Day Trip: Thermal Pools & Spa

Day tripping: Hanmer Springs

The Canterbury region has such varied landscapes it's worth spending a while exploring it on a series of day trips. Top of your list should be a Hanmer Springs day trip from Christchurch. It's the perfect getaway, year-round.

Top ten New Zealand selfie spots.

Top 10 New Zealand selfie spots

Are you a selfie addict? Come on, just admit it, we all do it and it's nothing to be ashamed of! You could take photo after photo of New Zealand's beautiful scenery, but looking back and seeing yourself in the...

Backpacker Bus - Cape Reinga tour

Magic moments on a Cape Reinga tour

Take a trip through history, a magical mystery tour to the tip of New Zealand, where amid sand, sea and stories you’ll find a very special place indeed.

Backpacker Bus - Glowworms in New Zealand

Glowworms in New Zealand

Ever wondered what's creating the beautiful twinkling lights inside Waitomo Caves?

Backpacker Bus - Bay of Islands couples activities

Top 10 Bay of Islands couples activities

Romance, action and adventure are waiting for you in this subtropical paradise.