Meet New Zealand Vacations - Travel Blog
All Meet New Zealand Vacations accommodations are selected to fit with our aim of providing you with a self drive holiday with a difference. Our blog will give you some tips and some information on places that we think make New Zealand the wonderful destination that it is.
Local hotspots in and around Christchurch New Zealand
I am not sure just where to start to tell you about local hotspots in and around Christchurch New Zealand. As the rebuild of the City ‘hots up’ there are just so many amazing places to visit! As a born and... Read more
Visiting Queenstown New Zealand - Our Five Must Do's
Queenstown is marketed as the adventure capital of New Zealand and quite rightly as it is a great place for adventure. However – you don’t have to be a ‘hard out adventurer’ to enjoy Queenstown, we just love... Read more
Bed & Breakfasts in New Zealand - Five Reasons to Stay
I love booking Bed & Breakfasts accommodation for our guests. Often we talk about meeting “real” New Zealanders. You may well ask, “what is a real New Zealander”? They may not necessarily be born and bred... Read more
5 Reasons to Take a NZ Road Trip
Why take a NZ road trip? Gosh, where to start. From the mountains to the sea, New Zealand may be small, but it certainly packs a punch when it comes to the diversity of our landscapes! Our roads are fantastic and... Read more
Ten of our favourite places to visit in New Zealand
Having lived in New Zealand all our lives our team have had time to explore all the ‘nooks and crannies’ in New Zealand. We also know the spots that our guests love when they visit. We could list a 100 but here are... Read more
Quirky Cafes add to the visitor experience
A dutch friend who immigrated to New Zealand in the 70’s tells of being dismayed to find there was virtually no café scene. It was very difficult to find a café even in the major cities. How far we have come!
The... Read more
One Day Hikes - Wanaka
If hiking is on your “to do” list when visiting New Zealand then Wanaka should be on your list of the South Island’s “must visit”. The scenery is magical and the hiking tracks are formed to make the most of... Read more
Beautiful Autumn in New Zealand
As Autumn (Fall) unfolds in New Zealand the colours that are created by the season are just stunning. Driving through the country your eye is drawn to stands of trees everywhere – all spectrums of the Autumn colour... Read more
Under the Night Sky - Mount John Observatory
Have you ever taken time to really look at the night sky? Not many of us do.
Lake Tekapo has one of the most spectacular night skies in the world.
Visitors from all over the world are amazed by the clarity and sheer... Read more