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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Useful Books about New Zealand

All Blog Posts about New Zealand

Travel Expenses in New Zealand

Top 10 Campsites in New Zealand for Digital Nomads

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

A Review of our Spaceships Campervan in New Zealand and Australia

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

What and where to eat in New Zealand

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

How to visit the giant Kauri Trees in Waipoua Forest responsibly

Hiking the Mahinepua Peninsula Track to Stunning Viewpoints

What to do in Waitomo besides visiting the Waitomo Caves

Waipu Caves Glowworms, a Free Alternative to Waitomo

Is The Hobbiton Movie Set Tour Really Worth It?

The Best Things to do in Rotorua

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

A Unique Zorb Adventure with OGO in Rotorua

How to Survive some Epic White Water Rafting in Rotorua

The 4 best things to do in Taupo

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

5 Fun Things to do in Wellington

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

Taking the Bluebridge Ferry to Wellington

Visiting the Ohau Point Fur Seal Colony

Whale Watching with Wings over Whales Kaikoura

Visiting the Punakaiki Pancake Rocks and Blowholes

Hiking Fox Glacier Valley and Lake Matheson

Things to do in Wanaka

Hiking the Rob Roy Glacier Track near Wanaka

Things to do in Queenstown

Hiking The Remarkables in Queenstown

Fly like a Superhero with Flyboard Queenstown

Our AJ Hackett Kawarau Bridge Bungy Queenstown

Our Jet Boat Ride with Shotover Jet Queenstown

Exploring and hiking Fiordland National Park

The Go Orange Milford Sound Cruise

Yellow-Eyed Penguins at Curio Bay

Hiking the Waipohatu Waterfall Loop in The Catlins

Hiking in Dunedin: the Sandymount Loop Track

Are the Moeraki Boulders worth a visit?

Yellow-Eyed Penguins at Katiki Point

Exploring and hiking Mount Cook