Travel Blog - Expert Advice
"The obvious attraction is no flights – that of course means no visas, no passports and most importantly no airports."
"The teenagers had caught me at a weak moment, so I wore my ‘not convinced’ face as I agreed to head off first thing in the morning for a day on the slopes of Mountt Hutt."
If you are passing through Christchurch as a gateway to the delights of NZ’s South Island, make time for a few day trips that will be well worth the effort.
After the devastating earthquake in February 2011, Christchurch is open for tourism and is a fully active gateway to the beauty and adventure of New Zealand's South Island.
In the heart of the Taupo Volcanic Zone, Rotorua provides a window into what lies beneath.