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Regardless of the season, camping is perhaps the best way for you to go off-grid and spend some quality time with your family. Especially if you’re planning to visit New Zealand, a camping getaway is a must-have on your family’s itinerary as it’s one of the most beautiful places in the entire world. Camping for …

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In December 2020, the Haggis and I caught the ferry to the South Island and spent two days exploring the north region of Marlborough. We road tripped around the dramatic coastline, went on a short hike to see the best views of Mahau Sound, and spent a night in the most blissful bothy on the banks of the Wakamarina River.

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If you’re looking for a good introduction on how to plan a trip to New Zealand, I’ve got you covered! My home country of New Zealand is absolutely spectacular. I’ve explored New Zealand both as a local and as a tour guide for my husband when we first visited New Zealand together. I’ve combined my …

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Written by Jennifer from Backyard Travel Family: Active Family Travel Specialists in New Zealand. An extensive traveller herself, Jen has three young children, so if you are looking for ideas on travelling around New Zealand with kids, check out their blokg! Things to do in Hokitika, as recommended by a local The West Coast, aka …

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