Articles by: Orla O Muiri

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Geothermal New Zealand Rotorua

Geothermal New Zealand | Rotorua

May 20213 minute read

New Zealand’s South Island is characterised by its mountains, rivers and lakes whereas the North Island is a geothermal wonderland of volcanoes, caves...

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Redwoods New Zealand

New Zealand Redwoods Forest

May 20213 minute read

The Redwoods hike is one of our favourite tracks in the North Island, showcasing redwoods at their best. Redwoods can be found in the magical Whakarew...

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Waitomo Caves

Waitomo Caves

May 20213 minute read

If you want to explore New Zealand's North Island glow worm caves, then you’ve come to the right place to learn all about these fascinating creatures!...

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Cathedral Cove

Exploring Cathedral Cove

May 20213 minute read

White sandy beaches, stunning rock formations and clear turquoise waters define the Coromandel Coast, and Cathedral Cove is the pinnacle of it all. Th...

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Huka Falls

Huka Falls & Lake Taupo

May 20214 minute read

The vibrant towns and villages surrounding Lake Taupo on New Zealand’s North Island are a hub of activity for the outdoor enthusiast. Home to iconic s...

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Exploring the Coromandel Coast

May 20213 minute read

The Coromandel Coast is the real calling card of the North Island, the absolute opposite of a bustling city. Native rainforest draped over craggy whit...

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Kepler Track

May 20213 minute read

The Kepler Track is one of New Zealand’s most popular Great Walks. This 60km looped trail can be found in Fiordland National Park, near the lakeside t...

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Mt Crichton Loop Track

Hiking Mt Crichton Loop Track

May 20212 minute read

If you were to rank Queenstown hikes in order of popularity, the Mt Crichton Loop Track would be right up there. This 2.5 hour (6km) looped walk follo...

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Christchurch New Zealand

Things to do in Christchurch

May 20214 minute read

There is an abundance of things to do in Christchurch, New Zealand. As one of New Zealand’s oldest cities, Christchurch is well worth whiling away a d...

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Routeburn Track

May 20215 minute read

The Routeburn Track has a well-deserved reputation as one of New Zealand's 'Great Walks' and is a favourite hiking experience for both Kiwis and overs...

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Fiordland National Park

Fiordland National Park

May 20214 minute read

Fiordland National Park is the largest and most famous of the New Zealand National Parks. It is one of few places left in the world where you can find...

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Franz Josef Glacier

Franz Josef Glacier

May 20213 minute read

Franz Josef Glacier is a must-visit when travelling the West Coast. As one of New Zealand’s most accessible glaciers, we highly recommend jumping at t...

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Marlborough Sounds

Queen Charlotte Sound & Marlborough Wineries

May 20214 minute read

The Marlborough region is a firm favourite amongst Kiwis and travellers alike to holiday in. The sunshine spot is home to Queen Charlotte Sound and se...

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Kaikoura Peninsula

May 20213 minute read

The quaint and quirky seaside town of Kaikoura is the perfect escape from the buzz of Christchurch. Located out on a rocky peninsula, the town is fill...

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Ben Lomond | Queenstown’s best day hike

May 20214 minute read

The hike up Ben Lomond mountain is one of Queenstown’s best day hikes. Super accessible from the centre of town, this challenging climb has a 1,438m e...

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Mount Aspiring National Park

May 20214 minute read

On the outskirts of the quaint New Zealand town of Wanaka lies Mount Aspiring National Park. Snow-capped peaks dominate the landscape and braided rive...

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Lake Tekapo & Mount John

May 20213 minute read

If you want to experience the magnificent true blue of Lake Tekapo, New Zealand, we recommend taking on the Mount John walkway for the best views. Thi...

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Paparoa National Park New Zealand

Paparoa National Park

May 20214 minute read

Welcome to the jungle - Paparoa National Park! The wild West Coast of New Zealand is a truly unique area, so different from the alpine terrain of Aora...

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