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Great Journey's Travel Blog

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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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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Are you ready for summer?

When spring turns into summer – and as Christmas crawls closer, there’s always the question of where to holiday with the kids? What to bring? And how to make things as stress-free as possible? Luckily, we’re here to help.

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Tips for sailing with kids

If you’re not into airport queues, backseat drivers and ‘are we there yet’ every five minutes, the Interislander Ferry across the Cook Strait is a great way to jump between the North and South islands.

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