I asked friends from my hometown of Wellington, to enlighten me on the things they recommend to their active friends when visiting Welly from near or far. Unsurprisingly, some of the classics popped up that anyone visiting Wellington should experience. Walking up to the Mt Vic lookout, strolling the waterfront,… Read More
You don’t have to venture too far to find Wellington walks you’ll want to explore. Wellington has tons of spots for the eager outdoorsy type among us. It offers coastal trails, rugged islands, native bird havens and not one but two swing bridges and so much more! My pick of Wellington walks… Read More
Everyone loves an adventure right? Hiking, cycling, kayaking, surfing, paddle boarding, snorkeling, swimming, climbing, bungee jumping, sky diving, spotting wildlife or simply being engulfed by nature – it’s all great! So let’s look at my TOP 5 Destinations for Adventure Addicts throughout the world – places I’ve experienced and highly recommend… Read More
Author: Adam Constanza, freelance travel writer and Wellingtonian of over 10 years shares his favourite Wellington spots to explore, eat, drink and so much more. Wellington, the Capital of New Zealand and ‘Coolest Little Capital in the World’ – Lonely Planet. That’s quite the accolade, so what makes Wellington a… Read More
The Pacific islands of New Zealand are peppered with absurdly beautiful sights we are deeply turned on by: epiphanic coastal panoramas, the lushest landscapes, and battered rural tracks yearning to be explored. There are also winding roads with many places worth pulling your Apollo campervan hire over for. Yet embedded… Read More
Wellington, New Zealand – described as the ‘coolest little capital in the world’ by Lonely Planet. So what makes it a cool place to visit? Well, there are so many things! And to ensure you see at least some of the cool spots that Wellington has to offer, here’s a… Read More
Have you visited Castlepoint in New Zealand’s rural Wairarapa? If not, you’re in for a treat as this remote, rustic region promises a landscape like no other with ocean views, wild wind and a sleepy, laid back atmosphere.
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Otari-Wilton’s Bush is the only public botanic garden in New Zealand dedicated solely to native plants, home to an 800 year old rimu tree and bursting at the seams with birdlife – the perfect place for an outdoor adventure with the family. It was a crisp and cold Sunday afternoon… Read More
The plan was to ride for 14 days and over 800 kilometres through New Zealand’s South Island. I was feeling a little intimidated. I AM FAR from an expert cyclist. I have a Giant hybrid that I use for commuting. But with two weeks until the Christmas holidays and no plans, my partner and I decided to… Read More
I had never heard of it which surprised me as I spend a fair amount of time exploring the south coast of Wellington. However, the Te Kopahou Reserve Tip Track sounded promising with views of Matiu / Somes Island, Pencarrow, Brooklyn wind turbine, Makara wind farm and on a clear… Read More