New Zealand Travel Blog

Start your New Zealand journey by reading about all the amazing places and hidden gems in our amazing country. Kirra Tours is the expert in places where even lots of Kiwis haven't been to. We'll share our travel secrets, destination highlights and travel tips on our New Zealand travel blog. Kia pai tō rā.

When is the best time to visit New Zealand?

25 July 2017 | 0 Comments

In one word – anytime! Keep in mind, New Zealand is located in the Southern Hemisphere, sharing a seasonal schedule with countries like Australia. If you’re an American looking for a summer siesta and the Land of the Long White Cloud is the destination of your next adventure, you might want to swap June for … Continue reading “When is the best time to visit New Zealand?”

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New Zealand Experiences for All Ages

25 July 2017 | 0 Comments

Whether you’re young, old or old enough to know better, New Zealand is a wanderlust worthy destination with more things to do, see and appreciate in a single holiday. Bursting with bucket-list goodies and sneaky side-trips only local knowledge can reveal, sightseeing in NZ may get your island adventure started, but there’s more in store … Continue reading “New Zealand Experiences for All Ages”

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Top 5 North Island Sightseeing Activities

25 July 2017 | 0 Comments

Ready your eyes for an unrivalled extravaganza, as the North Island of New Zealand rolls out the green carpet and gives your senses the royal treatment. You will be awed, you will be thrilled, you’ll be so enraptured by sweet aromas and full-bodied wines, that home will feel like another time entirely. You’ll still be … Continue reading “Top 5 North Island Sightseeing Activities”

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Luxury Lodges in New Zealand

06 July 2017 | 0 Comments

Comfort, class and beauty… no matter where you stay in New Zealand, the experience comes with a spectacular view. Visitors from all over the globe flock to the white-sheet bed and breakfasts, lodges and boutique hideaways speckling the North and South Islands, trading in the familiarity of home for something entirely unforgettable. They say New … Continue reading “Luxury Lodges in New Zealand”

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Choose the Perfect New Zealand Coach Tour with our Helpful Guide

06 July 2017 | 0 Comments

There are so many tours, you think, scrolling through our diverse range of potential getaways and special interest coach tours – it’s difficult to say no to wine, cheese and delicious food – where should you start? Who should you travel with? What are you really looking for? These are some great and very common … Continue reading “Choose the Perfect New Zealand Coach Tour with our Helpful Guide”

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New Zealand’s Most Scenic Road Trips

26 June 2017 | 0 Comments

When was the last time a holiday or weekend away stole your breath and left you filled with wonder? New Zealand is only a stone’s throw across the ocean, waiting to be relished for its beauty, brilliance and endless things to do, sight and savour. It’s time to get away your way. New Zealand has … Continue reading “New Zealand’s Most Scenic Road Trips”

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Top 5 South Island Sightseeing Activities

22 June 2017 | 0 Comments

The south island of New Zealand is small-time when it comes to square metres, taking around 13 hours to drive from top to tail in good traffic… but don’t confuse small with snore. You’ll be hard pressed to pin down an exact itinerary, torn between paths well-travelled, local favourites, tour stalwarts and unexpected wonders, hidden … Continue reading “Top 5 South Island Sightseeing Activities”

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Top 5 New Zealand Wineries

13 June 2017 | 0 Comments
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Great grape escapes begin and end close to home. Don’t let the small geographical stature of New Zealand lull you into a false sense of seen-it-all-before; most tours only cover a well-trodden timetable of must-do’s, should-see’s and delicious restaurants… including prominent cellar doors. Our New Zealand wine tours explore the stalwarts, the trend-setters and the … Continue reading “Top 5 New Zealand Wineries”

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Top 5 Spots to Stop in New Zealand’s North Island

07 June 2017 | 0 Comments

New Zealand’s North Island (Te Ika-a-Māui) is a treasure trove of attractions. These are our picks for the top stops you shouldn’t miss. Fish and chips on the way to Paihia Northland is renowned for its fresh local kai moana (seafood). Call into any fish and chip establishment on your drive north to Paihia and … Continue reading “Top 5 Spots to Stop in New Zealand’s North Island”

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