A guide to Nelson Lakes National Park
One of New Zealand's lesser-visited national parks is also one of the country's most spectacular.
Going off the beaten path in Fiordland
There are less well-known multi-day tracks to take into the wilderness.
They first went to the holiday park in 1980, now they bring the grandchildren
It may be only 15 minutes from their Christchurch home, but this beachside holiday park is full of serenity for one retired couple.
I'm spending Christmas in a campground while my family are stuck at home
As my family in the US mourn a Christmas that could’ve been, I’m embracing my first summer Christmas in New Zealand.
Don't look down: Is this the world's most terrifying camping site?
"The reaction was usually polarised from something like either, 'No way in hell I'd ever do that!', or, 'I'd absolutely love to give it a go!"
How to be a decent freedom camper
These tips provide the most common freedom camping mistakes we see and how we’ve avoided them.
Camping without the carbon: Five of the most idyllic options
Instead of jet-setting off overseas, many of us will be pitching a tent this summer. So here are five of our favourite spots, plus tips to cut their impact.
The summer holiday spots that keep Kiwis coming back
From hidden sections of coastline to top-rated beach towns and lakeside resorts, some spots are too good to visit just once.
Is this the ultimate glamping experience?
In a valley near Waitomo is a chance to reconnect with nature in the most luxurious way possible.
A guide to Abel Tasman National Park
At the sheltered top of the South Island, explore Abel Tasman's sunny seascape by boat, kayak, or on NZ's most accessible Great Walk.
A guide to Arthur's Pass National Park
Easily reached from Christchurch, Arthur's Pass National Park frames the historic alpine pass linking Canterbury to the West Coast.