AKAROA – Why it’s my favourite town visited on the South Island

AKAROA – Why it’s my favourite town visited on the South Island

Akaroa is a peaceful, quiet, and french-inspired little town just an hour east of Christchurch toward the peninsula. A majority of travellers/backpackers bypass this town, stopping or flying into Christchurch then continuing north or south on their tours. But this quaint place deserves a visit, if not for the dolphin watching/swimming, then for the french … Read More

Te Anau Glow worm caves – Worth doing?

Te Anau Glow worm caves – Worth doing?

Weeell what can I say? Glow worms was something I was pretty keen to see but was slightly unimpressed. The tour cost $83 pp through Real journeys, and we opted to do the 9am tour. It seems RealJourneys is the only company that run the Glow Worm tours here but if I had to think … Read More

Cruising the Milford Sound

Cruising the Milford Sound

One of the obvious must-do’s while you’re in the South Island is seeing the Milford Sound. Almost all traveler’s you meet will have this somewhere on their itinerary and I’d say its one of the more affordable/worthwhile things to do as well. I was excited for the cruise, but more so looking forward to the … Read More