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Great Journey's Travel Blog

Safari at Sea

There are all sorts of ocean-dwelling creatures who make the 93 kilometres between the North and South Island their home. And if you’re lucky, they might show face, fins or beaks on your journey with us.

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Escape winter in Auckland

When winter rolls around, kiwis flee to the tropics to escape the cold but between our two biggest cities there’s plenty to keep you entertained when the cold sets in.

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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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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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First time crossing the Cook Strait?

Whether you’re visiting from afar or are a Kiwi who’s never hopped aboard, the Interislander is an easy, comfortable and scenic way to jump between New Zealand’s North and South Islands. Here are some helpful tips to plan your journey.

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