New Zealand is often considered by tourists to be an expensive place to travel around. I thought this was the case before coming too, especially as I had lived in Australia and heard lots of people complaining about how pricey it is in New Zealand. But while the cost of travelling here is not like […]
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How to Plan your Dream Trip to New Zealand
So you want to come to New Zealand? Who doesn’t! We all know that so much more goes into planning your dream trip than what you see in those epic insta pics, and sometimes it is hard to know where to start.
7 Reasons why the Hahei Explorer is the best way to see Cathedral Cove
The Hahei Explorer is a scenic boat trip like no other and the best way to see the iconic Cathedral Cove . You’ll cruise through the Hahei Marine Reserve and travel 14km along the spectacular coastline.
The Ultimate NZ Packing List
Decided to visit New Zealand? ✔ Booked your flights? ✔ Chosen Stray as the best way to see the country? ✔✔✔ Now all you need to do is pack your bag and you’re away! But what to bring?
The Easiest Way to Travel New Zealand
How Stray works, tips on using the app, and getting the most out of your experience in New Zealand!
Jess Finds Out The Truth About Travelling the South Island in Winter: Freezing Cold or Unforgettable Experience?
We wanted to find out the truth about Queenstown and South Island. What happens when Kiwis experience Queenstown for the first time? Are they as blown away by the scenery and as excited about Ferg Burger as people from other countries? And what about the rest of the South, is the landscape really that awe-inspiring? […]
Stray Days: Straying with Sarah and Tim
Originally from the USA and now travelling the world on an extended 20-month honeymoon (the dream, right?!), Sarah and Tim found some spare time to fill us in on their Stray adventure.
Quick facts about New Zealand Tax
Living in New Zealand can be so exciting that, one thing is for sure – the last thing at forefront of your mind is tax. Here’s a handy guide with everything you need to know:
Canyoning: The best adventure to get roped into!
Canyoning is a totally unique and exciting way to see part of the Abel Tasman National Park. We get right off the beaten track and head inland away from the coast to explore the beautifully sculpted granite rock canyons in the heart of the Park.
Welcome to Wanaka’s Wonderful World of Weirdness!
Home to some of the South Island’s most spectacular scenery and Instagram icons like ‘That Wanaka Tree‘ and Roys Peak, a stop in Wanaka is an absolute must! It’s also home to a truly unique NZ original you won’t want to miss: Puzzling World!
Top 5 Stargazing Spots in NZ
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.
Stray Days: Straying with Ellie
This month we’re Straying with Ellie Crook, a travel blogger from the UK. She spent a year in New Zealand on a working holiday visa and used a Stray Tour to make her way around the country.
Set sail this summer in Abel Tasman National Park
Featuring: Abel Tasman Sailing Adventures The season has certainly gotten off to an awesome start with summer weather arriving early. Bucket loads of sunshine, hot temperatures and steady sea breezes all making for great sailing. Exploring the Abel Tasman National Park under sail is well known for being the most peaceful and relaxing way to […]
Top tips for taking perfect skydive photos
So, you’ve decided to cruise up to 16,500ft and skydive at the warmest and sunniest dropzone in New Zealand… good on ya! You’ll want to remember this once in a lifetime experience so why not grab one of our camera packages and clue up on these top tips for some epic skydive photos.
The Ultimate North Island Road Trip
If you’ve been dreaming of a once-in-a-lifetime New Zealand adventure that gives you a taste of the very best the North Island has to offer, look no further!