Category Archives: Travel Tips

Your Complete Guide To Visiting Dunedin

We’re big fans of Dunedin here at Silver Fern, but we’ve also found that it’s not one of the most popular cities amongst travellers. Well, it’s time we put that right! Today we’ll cover why Dunedin is definitely worth a … Continue reading

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10 Benefits of Group Travel in New Zealand

If you’re thinking about travelling around New Zealand, but you’re unsure whether to go it alone or in a group, we might just be able to help you. Here, we’re going to take a look at ten of the benefits … Continue reading

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New Zealand at Christmas: What to Expect

 “Oh the weather outside is…” delightful actually! Yes, it’s Christmas in New Zealand and there’s nothing frightful about this weather… Christmas still takes place on the 25th of December in New Zealand, but this means it falls in the summertime. … Continue reading

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Visiting New Zealand in December

“Here comes the sun”, sang The Beatles and they might as well have been singing about New Zealand in December! For December marks the beginning of the summer season, and brings with it long sunny days and warm summer nights. … Continue reading

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What to Do in Queenstown in Summer

Queenstown is a beautiful town in New Zealand that sits beneath the Southern Alps. In winter, Queenstown is the destination of choice for skiing and snowboarding, however, this town is popular all year round. If you’d like to experience a … Continue reading

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What’s the Food Like in New Zealand?

Food, glorious food! It’s such an important part of any journey; it can turn a difficult day into a heavenly one, it can calm the ‘hangriest’ of bellies, it can restore us to our finest fettle. Today we’re going to … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss The Albatross Reality Show!

You may have noticed that the Taiaroa Head Royal Albatrosses located on the Otago Peninsula, South Island, have been gathering some press coverage in the UK with the Guardian quoting a figure of 2.3 million people from 190 countries tuning … Continue reading

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Visiting New Zealand in August

August marks the last of the winter months in New Zealand, before September ushers in the spring. You might wonder what on earth would make people want to travel during the cold winter season, but in New Zealand, there are … Continue reading

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New Zealand Experiences

Chris and Margaret Sinclair talk about their recent trip to New Zealand.

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The Best Cities to Visit in New Zealand

New Zealand is known for its remarkable countryside. From volcanoes to alpine ski slopes, from rainforests to jaw dropping beaches and a host of wineries, farmland, glaciers and fjords in between, it’s easy to overlook another of the country’s main … Continue reading

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