Find sun, surf and sand
Visit White’s Bay for sun, sand, surf and swimming, as well as walking tracks through native bush.
Spot the king shag
Get a glimpse of the king shag, the second rarest bird in the world with a stagnant population of 500-600. The king shags nest near Motuara Island in the Marlborough Sounds.
Tackle an epic bike ride
Mountain bike the 70km Queen Charlotte Track, staying in a brilliant range of lodges, B&Bs, homestays and campsites along the way.
Relax at a resort
Curl up in the warmth with a good book in a beautiful resort, looking up only to enjoy the view, order your lunch or head off for a massage.
Celebrate physics & space exploration
Visit the memorial in Havelock to Lord Rutherford and Sir William Pickering. Who would think we've made major global contributions to physics and deep space exploration!
Visit the National Whale Centre
Visit the National Whale Centre hub in Picton, devoted to the rich history of whales and whaling in New Zealand, and future research and conservation.Load More