We could list a thousand reasons why New Zealand should be your number 1 spot for stargazing, but instead we’ve narrowed it down a little… With plenty of remote locations and limited light pollution, there’s no shortage of glittering constellations to be found here.
If you’re celebrating this New Year’s Eve in New Zealand, then you want to make it one of your most memorable! The 31st December falls in New Zealand’s summer season, which can be a definite change of pace for people visiting from the Northern Hemisphere. To determine where you want to be in the country […]
Franz Josef is one of the most talked about Stray stops and there’s no secret as to why. It’s the land where glaciers meet the rainforest and thanks to the incredible blue ice formations going viral on social media, the heli-hike has become the ultimate Franz Josef icon. Being able to walk through these magnificent […]
The journey from Franz Josef to Wanaka is one of the most scenic drives you’ll do with Stray, but you don’t have to worry about soaking it all up through the bus window. All Stray passengers are guaranteed one night in Wanaka and most end up staying a lot longer than planned. There is so much […]
Most people fall in love with Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park as soon as they drive in – the road is famous for its stunning views of the Southern Alps and Lake Pukaki. Stray passengers are also lucky enough to stay right in the heart of Mount Cook village, waking up to some of the most breathtaking […]
The ultimate bucket list activity – SKYDIVING! With such incredible scenery, it’s no surprise that New Zealand is consistently voted one of the best places in the world to jump out of a perfectly good aircraft (with a parachute, of course!). Here’s a guide to, what I think, are the top 7 skydive locations in New Zealand: 1 ) Taupo […]