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.
Tag: Stray New Zealand
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.
7 Reasons Why Abel Tasman is NZ’s Most Scenic Skydive Location
It’s a no-brainer that the Abel Tasman features on the list of best places to skydive in New Zealand. But when it comes to stunning scenery, the region is arguably in a league of its own.
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!
3 Days in the Bay of Islands
North of Auckland lies a paradise with golden beaches, endless sunshine and tons of native wildlife. Welcome to the Bay of Islands!
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? […]
The 2019 Stray Travel Guide is HERE!
Hot off the presses, the brand spanking new 2019 Stray New Zealand Travel Guide has landed!
A Traveller’s Guide to Matariki
Want to know more about Matariki – a.k.a the Māori new year? You’re in luck! We’ve put together a guide that will answer all of your questions, from What is Matariki? to Where can I see it? and How can I celebrate it? – we’ve got you covered…
What it’s like to travel solo with Stray
The thought of travelling solo can be intimidating, stressful and downright terrifying… especially when you’re on the other side of the world! At the same time, it might just be one of the most exhilarating and life-changing things you’ll ever do.
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.
Team Orange take Puhoi!
Here at Stray, we don’t just provide awesome, off-the-beaten track experiences for our passengers but we also encourage our team to get out there and ‘walk the walk‘ too. This time around, we swapped walking for kayaking and ventured north of Auckland to Puhoi, where we paddled along the river to Wendeholm Regional 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.
Planting a seed of positivity with Kohutapu Lodge
The friendly whanau (family) of Kohutapu Lodge at Stray’s Lake Aniwhenua overnight stop recently launched a new ‘Plant a Seed’ initiative as a way to say ‘thank you’ to their international visitors and encourage them to carry a positive message further on their travels.
A Legend’s Farewell and Young Talent Promoted at Stray
With the start of a new year, Stray says goodbye to long-serving staff member and general legend Clint ‘DC’ Maskell and congratulates Oliver ‘Ollie’ Allum on stepping up into a new role as the Australasian Sales Manager within the company.