Articles by: Orla O Muiri

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Martins Bay Lodge, New Zealand accommodation

New Zealand Accommodation on our Trips

November 20197 minute read

You’ll spend your days walking in Earth’s natural wonders as you explore our stunning national parks. You’ll spend your evenings unwinding in a hot tu...

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Hiking Mount Cook New Zealand

Your Guide to Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park

November 20195 minute read

Aoraki/Mount Cook New Zealand is one of our most iconic landmarks. There is something special about this land that instils strength and a sense of cal...

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Milford Sound New Zealand

The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Milford Sound

October 20195 minute read

If you are planning or dreaming about a trip to New Zealand, chances are you’ll have heard about the mystical fjord nestled in the depths of Fiordland...

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The Ultimate New Zealand Packing List

September 20196 minute read

Your mind is made up. Your flights are booked. The countdown has begun. Soon, you’ll be tucking into your lunch on a wild and rustic New Zealand trail...

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Tongariro Crossing

The Tongariro Crossing | Things You Need to Know

September 20194 minute read

We tend to label the South Island of New Zealand as the hiker’s paradise and the North Island as its cultural heartland. There is however, one nationa...

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Milford Sound is one of the best things to do in New Zealand

Top 50 Best Things To Do In New Zealand

September 201927 minute read

All you need are the clothes on your back, some money in your pocket and a sense of adventure and you can spend a life-changing few weeks exploring, c...

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New Zealand Nature: What to Expect

August 20196 minute read

New Zealand, the land of vivid green peaks, chalky blue braided rivers and wild isolated spaces teeming with life.Two words combine to forge the ident...

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The Finer Touches at New Zealand Trails

August 20197 minute read

You have seen the photographs and videos of cascading waterfalls at Milford Sound, playful dolphins racing your boat in Kaikoura and a carousel of sun...

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Kiwi Bird | The New Zealand National Bird

August 20194 minute read

Ah the Kiwis, what a bunch of beautiful, feisty, nocturnal creatures they are… I’m referring to the kiwi bird of course, however, several parallels ca...

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