TRAVEL JOURNAL

Top Ten Tips For Travelling with Kids

Often the thought of traveling with children can be overwhelming. But there is no reason to delay those family holidays. With the planning and consideration of a few of our simple tips, there is...

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Our Top Picks: Maori Cultural Experiences

Discover the most immersive and inspiring Maori cultural experiences to commemorate our national day of Aotearoa, New Zealand - Waitangi Day. Encounter sacred ceremonies, rituals and food while...

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A Good Year: Our Guests' Favourite New Zealand Experiences of 2018

As we head into a new year, we're reflecting on the New Zealand travel destinations and holiday experiences our guests loved most this year. Read on for five of their faves...

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Luxury New Zealand Accommodation: Craggy Range

One of New Zealand's finest - and most picturesque - wineries welcomes you to stay a while longer, with high-end lodge accommodation, and now, boutique cottages amongst the vines...

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Bucket List New Zealand Experiences: Golf at 4,500 Feet

Perched on Cecil Peak, 4500 feet high in the Southern Alps of New Zealand, is what's being called the world's most incredible golf hole...

Getting to your tee is all part of the adventure. Board a...

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Family Fun in the Bay of Islands

The beautiful Bay of Islands beckons with a warm climate and over 40 sub-tropical islands to explore. But beyond the beaches, there's also plenty here to engage and entertain the family. Here are...

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New Zealand's Newest Luxury Lodge - The Lindis

The luxury lodge experience is something New Zealand does exceptionally well. Today, we introduce you to the latest offering that benchmarks this stellar global reputation, New Zealand's newest...

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Four of our Favourite Fishing Lodges

Anglers everywhere regard New Zealand as the one of world's best wild trout fisheries. So, when you're here for the fly fishing adventure of a lifetime, where should you stay? Here are four of our...

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Experience Manaakitanga - traditional Maori hospitality

Manaakitanga is a very important value within Maori culture – both traditionally and today. Loosely translated as hospitality (but actually a much deeper concept spiritually), Manaakitanga is the...

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One of the World's Best Star-Gazing Spots

New Zealand’s South Island is home to Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve – one of the very best stargazing sites on Earth. 

The 4300sqkm protected area is the Southern Hemisphere's...

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