Tag Archives: New Zealand

12 Exciting Active Adventures in New Zealand

Active Adventures in New Zealand

What are the available active adventures in New Zealand? Are the tourists to the land of Kiwis only interested in seeing the top cities of New Zealand or do they show interest in participating in thrilling adventure sports that include: Bungee jumping Jet Boating Rappelling White water rafting Water skiing I think the majority of the tourists to New Zealand show a keen interest in touring through big cities such as Christchurch, Dunedin, and Wellington. Of course, […]

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18 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in South Island, New Zealand

Beautiful Waterfalls in South Island

Do you remember reading one of my earlier posts titled “scenic road trips in South Island” wherein I have mentioned that the South Island in New Zealand has more breathtaking natural attractions than its counterpart North Island? I have decided to elaborate on my claim by writing about 18 most beautiful waterfalls in South Island, New Zealand. New Zealand’s rivers are creating several thrilling ‘rapids’ before forming waterfalls. I like waterfalls that are hidden from the main […]

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What Souvenirs Can You Buy in New Zealand?

New Zealand souvenirs

8 Best of New Zealand souvenirs you can buy in South Island, New Zealand. If you have ever visited an island, you would have noticed the uniqueness of gifts that are sold in the souvenirs shops lining the beaches. They are so different from what you see in big cities such as Rome or Amsterdam. The souvenirs in islands are invariably handmade and considerably cheaper than all those paraphernalia displayed attractively in shopping malls. Generally, souvenirs that […]

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9 Unique and Special Drinks of New Zealand

Slushy Cider

Have you ever toured abroad or visited a famous city like New Zealand in your own country just to try to eat some of the frequently mentioned foods that you have not tasted until now? Here is one more question: “Have you taken pains to travel to a new city, only to sip a few extraordinary drinks that kept appearing in print media? My answer is affirmative to both the questions but more lenient towards the second […]

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5 Locations to Spot the Penguins in New Zealand

Penguins Crossing

Penguins enthrall all of us without exception. We like the way they walk, a sort of funny ambling across the mainland before they happily plunge into the ice-cold sea. Another aspect I noticed about penguin is they don’t (or can’t) look at you directly. They seem to ignore another living being when they are on land. It’s just my observation.Here are few location to Spot the Penguins. We all want to see penguin but we think they […]

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7 Beautiful Black Sand Beaches in Auckland, New Zealand

Black Sand Beaches, New Zealand

Did  You ever visit New Zealand? When you read or hear about a beach, you instantly visualize white or dull-golden color sand beaches bordering the deep blue color sea. In fact, the most common color of the beach is we identify with ‘sand color’. However, our Earth is a planet full of irregularities. As the color of the oceans varies from various shades of blue and green, their beach color too varies. There are white sand beaches, […]

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Important Places to See In South Island, New Zealand

South Island, New Zealand

New Zealand is an island country but split into two main landmasses called the North and South Island which is much bigger than the North Island. The two main islands are separated by the Cook Strait whose water is said to be dangerous. The Cook Strait is nearly 22 km wide. Though the South Island is much bigger than the North Island, its population is less than its northern counterpart. In addition, there are as many as […]

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