If you like being outdoor you will love New Zealand. There are so many beautiful sights to see and trails to hike. We literally wanted to stop around every corner to take a photograph of the scenery. You might think this is exaggerated but we really were blown away by the beauty and diversity of nature in this relatively small country.

We explored both the South and North island in our spaceships campervan for about a month and saw something amazing every single day. The mysterious Milford Sound, the ridiculously blue Lake Tekapo, the strenuous Tongariro Crossing, the surreal Champagne Pool, the breaching sperm whales in Kaikoura. All highlights from our trip to NZ.

OK, the cities aren’t that great, but if you want to go hiking and enjoy nature then New Zealand is definitely the place to be!

Our Visit to New Zealand

2016: April 18 – May 17
Christchurch > South Island > North Island > Auckland
$94.13 per person per day

Our New Zealand Highlights

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Travel Expenses in New Zealand

July 31, 2017

Top 10 Campsites in New Zealand for Digital Nomads

July 17, 2017

How to survive 4 months on the road in a small campervan

July 10, 2017

A Review of our Spaceships Campervan in New Zealand and Australia

July 3, 2017

Hiking in New Zealand: 10 of the best and most beautiful hikes

June 19, 2017

What and where to eat in New Zealand

June 12, 2017

24 Awesome Things to do on the North Island of New Zealand

May 29, 2017

How to visit the giant Kauri Trees in Waipoua Forest responsibly

May 22, 2017

Hiking the Mahinepua Peninsula Track to Stunning Viewpoints

May 8, 2017

What to do in Waitomo besides visiting the Waitomo Caves

April 17, 2017

Waipu Caves Glowworms, a Free Alternative to Waitomo

April 10, 2017

Is The Hobbiton Movie Set Tour Really Worth It?

March 28, 2017

The Best Things to do in Rotorua

March 20, 2017

A visit to Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland in Rotorua

March 13, 2017

A Unique Zorb Adventure with OGO in Rotorua

March 6, 2017

How to Survive some Epic White Water Rafting in Rotorua

February 27, 2017

The 4 best things to do in Taupo

February 13, 2017

Tongariro Alpine Crossing, the best day hike in New Zealand?

February 6, 2017

5 Fun Things to do in Wellington

January 30, 2017

34 Amazing Things to do on the South Island of New Zealand

January 23, 2017

Taking the Bluebridge Ferry to Wellington

January 16, 2017

Visiting the Ohau Point Fur Seal Colony

January 9, 2017

Whale Watching with Wings over Whales Kaikoura

December 27, 2016

Visiting the Punakaiki Pancake Rocks and Blowholes

December 19, 2016

Hiking Fox Glacier Valley and Lake Matheson

December 12, 2016

Things to do in Wanaka

December 5, 2016

Hiking the Rob Roy Glacier Track near Wanaka

November 28, 2016

Things to do in Queenstown

November 21, 2016

Hiking The Remarkables in Queenstown

November 14, 2016

Fly like a Superhero with Flyboard Queenstown

November 7, 2016

Our AJ Hackett Kawarau Bridge Bungy Queenstown

October 31, 2016

Our Jet Boat Ride with Shotover Jet Queenstown

October 24, 2016

Exploring and hiking Fiordland National Park

October 17, 2016

The Go Orange Milford Sound Cruise

October 10, 2016

Yellow-Eyed Penguins at Curio Bay

October 3, 2016

Hiking the Waipohatu Waterfall Loop in The Catlins

September 26, 2016

Hiking in Dunedin: the Sandymount Loop Track

September 19, 2016

Are the Moeraki Boulders worth a visit?

September 12, 2016

Yellow-Eyed Penguins at Katiki Point

September 5, 2016

Exploring and hiking Mount Cook

August 30, 2016