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Top 10 Christchurch Day Trips

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

Akaroa Jetty

Christchurch is one of the best places to seek out a fun day trip – one the whole family will enjoy! There are plenty of excellent day trip destinations all within easy driving distance, with fun activities for all ages as well as some pretty amazing scenery to see along the way.  Need to know where to go on a day trip from Christchurch? Take a look below at our top 10 destinations with handy guide to drive times and things to do on the way and when you get there. 1. Hanmer Springs Drive time 1 hour 45 minutes The small alpine village of Hanmer Springs is one of the (read more)

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Top 20 Auckland Day Trip Destinations

Friday, May 22nd, 2020

Sometimes it is fun to jump in the car and go exploring – the good news is – Auckland is one of the best places in New Zealand to do that from! You can go up into Northland and discover its beautiful beaches and remote bays or down deep into North Island farming country and maybe spot a Hobbit hole along the way! Whether you are short on time, or want to spend the day exploring well beyond the Auckland region, we have assembled this comprehensive guide to the best day trip options for all! Here are our top 20 day trips from Auckland ranked according to drive times so (read more)

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7 Summer Dunedin Day Trip Destinations

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

Long daylight hours and warmer temperatures mean summer is the perfect time for new adventures and exploring further afield with fun day trips for the whole family. Dunedin is one of those lucky places in New Zealand that provides a varied range of experiences all within easy driving distance. Pile up with friends and family in a rental van (a great way to cut down on petrol costs and to share the work of driving) and hit the road there are some fantastic locations nearby for you to explore! 1. Taiaroa Head And The Royal Albatross Centre The location of the only Albatross colony on the mainland, the Taiaroa Head (read more)

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