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Great Journey's Travel Blog

Top spots on the TranzAlpine track

The TranzAlpine journey starts in Christchurch on the East Coast and takes travellers all the way to the untamed natural wilderness on the West Coast. We’ve narrowed down the top spots you can stop at along the way— either overnight or just for the day.

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Christchurch with the kids

The garden city has a bounty of fun on offer for children of all ages — even the big kid in you. So if you’re looking for things to do in New Zealand or some school holiday ideas, we’ve put together our top five family fun activities in Christchurch!

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How to avoid seasickness on the ferry

If feeling seasick is something you have to put up with every time you get on board a boat, then we have a few tips for getting through it. Have a read and the next time you sail make use of these pointers on how to avoid seasickness on the ferry.

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Things to do in Wellington and Wairarapa

Our cool and quirky city offers an abundance of activities beyond the typical tick offs. Whether you’re up for a cycle, a dive, a paddle or a walk, these hidden pockets of adventure are sure to thrill thrill-seekers and get go-getters going.

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Nelson's nature is calling

Whether you’re a casual walker or a honed athlete, you can find adventure to suit your fitness level – so there’s nothing stopping you enjoying the stunning Nelson region.

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