This was the first stop on our travel adventure; we landed in Auckland after a gruelling 24 hours in the air, then picked up our car to spend a month in this beautiful country. Some of the highlights of our New Zealand trip include a Rock Boat cruise of the Bay of Islands, Skydiving over Abel Tasman and trekking over an active volcano. Check out all our New Zealand travel stories, videos, pictures and tips below.
Thinking of renting a car for your travel adventure? We’ve had great experiences with hire cars so far on our trip; we spent a month exploring New Zealand and also took road trips along the East Coast of Australia and the Great Ocean Road in our very own rental car. Here’s why we recommend travelling by car and some top tips on how to make renting a car as hassle-free and cost-effective as possible.
New Zealand was the first stop on our trip and it proved the perfect country to start our new life of travel. Here’s the lowdown on the best places we visited, our overall impressions of the country and some tips for backpacking around New Zealand.