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New Zealand Travel Advice: North Island or South Island

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North Island Vs South Island: Where Should You Travel in New Zealand?

It’s the ultimate New Zealand showdown: North Island Vs. South Island. Which island should you visit when travelling in New Zealand? Plus, 5 things you can only do in the North Island and 5 things you can only do in the South Island.

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20 Places Off the Beaten Track in the South Island ►►

10 Token Tourist Photos You Have to Take in the North Island ►►

10 Token Tourist Photos You Have to Take in the North Island ►►

North Island in Two Weeks: New Zealand Road Trip Itinerary ►►

South Island in Two Weeks: New Zealand Road Trip Itinerary ►►

The Best Times and Locations to See the Southern Lights in New Zealand ►►

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In this video about the North Island Vs. South Island, Robin and Laura from BackpackerGuide.NZ battle it out on which island you should travel to in New Zealand. Whether you only have enough time to travel one island or you want to know which of the New Zealand islands to spend more time on, this comparison will help you decide whether you should travel the North Island or South Island of New Zealand. Plus, we'll be listing 5 things to do on the North Island and 5 things to do on the South Island that you can only do in those islands of New Zealand!

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BackpackerGuide.NZ is New Zealand's biggest online travel guide for backpackers and budget travellers. While BackpackerGuide.NZ is a complete resource for backpacking in New Zealand, we also share New Zealand bucket list inspiration in our daily YouTube travel vlog, New Zealand's Biggest Gap Year, where we do 365 Days: 365 Activities in New Zealand. What's more, we release 360-degree videos of New Zealand and New Zealand travel tips every Sunday so be sure to subscribe!

6 Days on the North Island: New Zealand Road Trip Itinerary

Natalia asked about here 6-Day North Island Itinerary: Auckland, Coromandel, Rotorua, Hobbiton, Waitomo, Tongaririo Alpine Crossing, Wellington ferry to South Island. Let's check it out in this video!

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Te Puia Maori Culture & Geothermal Park [VIDEO] ►►

Tamaki Maori Village [VIDEO] ►►

Orakei Korako Geothermal Park [VIDEO] ►►

Black Abyss Waitomo Save Tour [VIDEO] ►►

Ruakuri Cave Waitomo Cave [VIDEO] ►►

Coromandel Hot Water Beach [VIDEO] ►►

Cathedral Cove in the Coromandel [VIDEO] ►►

5 Free Natural Hot Pools in Rotorua ►►

Tongariro Crossing [VIDEO] ►►

Manawatu Gorge [VIDEO] ►►

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In this video Natalia asked us about her planned New Zealand 6-day itinerary. If you have 6 days in New Zealand or 6 days in the North Island, check out this NZ itinerary.

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Travel Advice for New Zealand: How to Plan a Trip to New Zealand

In this travel advice video for New Zealand, we’re going to be taking a deep dive into everything you need to know about planning a trip to New Zealand.

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Link 2: Packing Guide for New Zealand [VIDEO] ►►
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Link 3: Immigration New Zealand ►►

Link 4: What is a Working Holiday Visa ►►

Link 5: Do You Need a Visitor Visa ►►

Link 6: 2 Weeks on the North Island Itinerary ►►

Link 7: 2 Weeks on the South Island Itinerary ►►

Link 8: 3 Weeks in New Zealand Itinerary ►►

Link 9: New Zealand in a Month Itinerary ►►

Link 10: 10 Tips for Buying a Secondhand car in New Zealand ►►

Link 11: Self-contained campervans ►►

Link 12: Travel by Car in New Zealand [VIDEO] ►►

Link 13: Renting a Car in New Zealand [VIDEO] ►►

Link 14: Bus Networks in New Zealand ►►
Travel by Bus in New Zealand [VIDEO] ►►

Link 15: What is a Hop-On Hop-Off Buss? ►►

Link 16: What is the Difference Between Buses in NZ ►►

Link 17: Domestic flights in New Zealand ►►

Link 18: Ferry Between the North Island and South Island ►►

Link 19: Train Network in New Zealand ►►

Link 20: 10 Damn Good Alternatives to Hostels ►►
Beginner's Guide to Hostels in New Zealand [VIDEO] ►►

Link 21: What You Need to Know About Freedom Camping in New Zealand [VIDEO] ►►

Link 22: 10 Must-Dos in the Bay of Islands ►►

Link 23: Auckland City Centre - Full Guide ►►

Link 24: 20 Awesome Places to visit in Rotorua ►►

Link 25: 10 Taupo Must-Dos ►►

Link 26: Tongariro National Park - Full Guide ►►

Link 27: Whanganui National Park - Full Guide ►►

Link 28: Taranaki - Full Guide ►►

Link 29: 10 Wellington Must-Dos ►►

Link 30: 10 Marlborough Must-Dos ►►

Link 31: Abel Tasman National Park - Full Guide ►►

Link 32: 9 West Coast Must-Dos ►►

Link 33: 10 Queenstown Must-Dos ►►

Link 34: Wanaka - Full Guide ►►

Link 35: Southland - Full Guide ►►

Link 36: Stewart Island - Full Guide ►►

Link 37: Christchurch - Full Guide ►►

Link 38: 8 Kaikoura Must-Dos ►►

Link 39: 10 Foods You Have to Try in New Zealand ►►

Link 40: Food Shopping in New Zealand ►►

Link 41: What are the Best Cellphone Networks in New Zealand ►►

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In this video, the team behind BackpackerGuide.NZ, give an introduction to planning a trip in New Zealand, giving you some essential travel advice for New Zealand. Whether you want to come to New Zealand for a couple of weeks, a month or even for a gap year, these New Zealand travel tips will apply to you. We’re going to cover some NZ Travel Advice that we were not aware of when we first came to New Zealand so hopefully this New Zealand tips video really gives you a real insight in what it’s like to travel New Zealand.

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9 Days in New Zealand: Road Trip Itinerary (Both Islands)

Medrika asked: 9 Days in New Zealand, I want to travel both islands in New Zealand. What do your suggest is the best route in New Zealand for 9 days? We go over a 9-day itinerary for New Zealand including the North Island and the South Island in 9 Days.

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How to Create the Perfect New Zealand Road Trip Itinerary ►►

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In this video, we talk about travelling both New Zealand islands in 9 days.

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New Zealand Itinerary: 2 Weeks on the South Island

Angus asked: Can you give us an example of a 2-week road trip itinerary for the South Island? We go over a 2-week itinerary for the South Island in New Zealand. Check out our 2-week South Island road trip itinerary!

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South Island in Two Weeks: New Zealand Road Trip Itinerary ►►

North Island in Two Weeks: New Zealand Road Trip Itinerary ►►

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7 Days on the South Island: New Zealand Road Trip Itinerary

Anuj asks about his 7-Day South Island Itinerary covering Christchurch, Twizel, Mt Cook, Wanaka, Queenstown and Milford Sound. We go over this South Island 7-day itinerary.

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5 Aoraki Mt Cook Must-Dos ►►

10 Queenstown Must-Dos ►►

5 Best Backpacker Hostels in Twizel ►►

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5 Milford Sound Must-Dos ►►

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In this video, we go over a New Zealand itinerary for 7 days in the South Island. This South Island in 7 Days itinerary includes the destinations of Christchurch, Queenstown, Mt Cook, Milford Sound and Wanaka. So if you're looking to spend one week in the South Island or see the South Island in one week, don't miss this one week in New Zealand itinerary.

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New Zealand Itinerary: 10 Days on the North Island

Matty asked: What route should I take for the North Island in 10 days? We go through a 10-day itinerary for the North Island of New Zealand. Join us for a North Island itinerary for 10 days.

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6 Days on the North Island: New Zealand Road Trip Itinerary [VIDEO] ►►

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NORTH ISLAND ROAD TRIP // New Zealand

Highlights of my road trip around the North Island of New Zealand. Places we visited in the video: Wellington, Napier, Mt. Maunganui, Coromandel Peninsula, Cathedral Cove, Hot Water Beach, and Auckland.

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Sarah's New Zealand Travel Tips: The South Island

Best way to travel around the South Island and talking about the best places to visit including Abel Tasman, Queenstown, Blenheim and many more!
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7 Days South Island Itinerary from Christchurch

Aisha asks: Can you suggest where to go in the South Island for 7 Days starting and ending in Christchurch? We go through a 7 days South Island itinerary from Christchurch.

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South Island in One Week: New Zealand Road Trip Itinerary ►►

Greenstone Carving in Hokitika [VIDEO] ►►

Franz Josef Heli Hike [VIDEO] ►►

Haast Pass [VIDEO] ►►

10 Queenstown Must-Dos ►►

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In this video we talk about a 1 week South Island itinerary from Christchurch. We talk about how to spend one week in the South Island in New Zealand.

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What is the New Zealand Weather in May Like?

Aaron asked: How good is the New Zealand weather in May? We talk about the weather in May in New Zealand and what it's like to travel New Zealand in autumn.

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BackpackerGuide.NZ hosts weekly LIVE New Zealand Travel Q&As every Sunday at 8am NZDT. (Saturday 2pm Central US, Saturday 7pm Central Europe, and 12.30am India).

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In this video we talk about the NZ weather in May. What is the weather in May in the South Island and May in the North Island like.

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How to travel South Island - New Zealand travel guide

Visiting New Zealand South Island was a part of my 2015 round the world trip. Because lack of video material couldn't make the North Island episode. In this episode I traveled from Christchurch via Queenstown, Milford sound, Franz Josef, Greymouth, Nelson to Picton and traveled from there to the main capital of New Zealand: Wellington. Hope you like this episode and don't forget to subscribe my channel.

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What is it Like in Winter in New Zealand?

Gian asked: I will be coming to New Zealand in July. Any suggestions? I am from a tropical country. We go through the NZ weather in July, what the New Zealand winter is like. What to pack for winter in New Zealand and more!

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In this video we talk about July in New Zealand and what to pack for New Zealand winter. Learn more about the New Zealand winter.

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New Zealand - Best of the North & South Island [HD]

A compilation of videos and photos of my time travelling New Zealand during a 4 week break from flight training with CTC Aviation.

Shot with Nikon D5300, GoPro Hero 4 Black and an iPhone 5s.

All footage my own with the exception of the Gloworm Photo (Kiwi Cave Rafting, Waitomo) and the 2nd group astro photo (Earth and Sky, Tekapo)

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03:35-06:17 ODESZA - If There's Time

06:17-08:47 HABU - In The Air
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ULTIMATE NEW ZEALAND TRAVEL GUIDE

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30 Tips for Backpacking in New Zealand in 2018

To answer all your questions about work, life and travel in New Zealand, we have put together these 30 tips for backpacking in New Zealand!

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1. Get yourself a working holiday visa
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2. Stay in Hostels
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3. Travel in the shoulder and off-season
11 Reasons to Travel in the Shoulder and Off-Season in New Zealand ►►

4. Work in summer
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5. Travel from south to north
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6. Pick the best transport for you
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Travel By Bus in NZ [VIDEO] ►►
Train Network in New Zealand ►►
Domestic Flights in New Zealand ►►

7. If buying a car, don't get scammed
Buying a car in New Zealand Step by Step ►►

8. Use backpacking Facebook groups
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9. Always have layers of clothing with you
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10. Hike until your shoes wear out
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11. Try some work for accommodation
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WWOOF New Zealand ►►

12. Be savvy when you hitchhike
Hitchhiking in New Zealand ►►

13. You are only in New Zealand once
10 Tips to Make the Most of Your Gap Year in New Zealand ►►

14. Book direct
Travel 101: Booking Direct vs. Online Travel Agents vs. Travel Agents ►►

15. Get used to being less connected
How to Get Internet and WiFi in NZ ►►

16. Declare, declare, declare
Everything You Need to Know About Arriving in a NZ Airport [VIDEO] ►►
What to Declare When Arriving in New Zealand [VIDEO] ►►

17. Travel alone
10 Reasons to Travel Alone in New Zealand ►►

18. Get an 18+ Card
How to Get an ID Card in New Zealand ►►

19. Have an open mind
5 Reasons to Be Open Minded When Choosing a Job in NZ ►►

20. Stick to your travel budget
What is the Cost of Backpacking in New Zealand [VIDEO] ►►
What is the Cost of a Working Holiday in New Zealand ►►
11 Ways to Save Money and Stretch Those Dollars Further ►►

21. Eat well and cheaply
11 Backpacker Tips to Save Money on Food ►►

22. Get an EFTPOS card
How to Open a New Zealand Bank Account ►►

23. Adapt to the New Zealand Job Market
How to Quickly Find a Job in New Zealand ►►
Job Listings ►►

24. Get off the beaten track
20 Places Off The Beaten Track in the North Island ►►
20 Places Off The Beaten Track in the South Island ►►

25. Load up on the free activities
Free & Cheap Things to Do Category on BackpackerGuide.NZ ►►

26. It's Ok to be a tourist
10 Token Tourist Photos You Have to Take in the North Island ►►
10 Token Tourist Photos You Have to Take in the North Island ►►

27. Plan according to your travel time
Itinerary Samples Category on BackpackerGuide.NZ ►►

28. Compare phone network providers
What are the Best Phone Networks in NZ ►►

29. Be a savvy consumer
What are Your Consumer Rights in New Zealand? ►►

30. Don't be scared to move on
17 Lessons That Only Backpacking in New Zealand Can Teach You ►►

-- About This Video --

In this video, Robin and Laura from BackpackerGuide.NZ share tips on backpacking in New Zealand, tips for a working holiday in New Zealand, and everything you need to know about planning a trip in New Zealand.

-- About BackpackerGuide.NZ --

BackpackerGuide.NZ is the biggest online travel guide for travelling on a budget in New Zealand and New Zealand adventure travel. While BackpackerGuide.NZ is a complete resource for backpacking in New Zealand, we also share New Zealand bucket list inspiration in our daily YouTube travel vlog.

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Explore New Zealand's North Island - Top Things to See and Do - Tour the World TV

Looking for ideas for things to see and do on New Zealand's North Island?

In this episode of the Tour the World travel TV series, we join Evergreen Tours on a fabulous journey around New Zealand's stunning North Island.

Starting in Auckland - the city of sails, we travel north to the beautiful Bay of Islands and the Waitangi Treaty Ground, then south to the bubbling mud pools and steam vents of Rotorua. We drop in to the Hobbiton Movie Set and come face to beak with the loveable Kiwi, before our tour ends in wonderful Wellington.

To read our destination blogs from this tour, please visit:

You might also enjoy our New Zealand travel guide:

To contact us, please email: info@thebigbus.com.au.

Please note that the competition advertised in this episode has closed.

This episode of Tour the World was coproduced by Peppercorn Productions - publisher of The Big Bus tour and travel guide.

What are the Best Free Campsites in New Zealand?

Hardip asked: Do you have any recommendations for campsites for self-contained vehicles in New Zealand? We talk about free campsites in New Zealand. We go over free campgrounds in New Zealand.

-- LINKS REFERENCED IN THIS VIDEO –

10 Free Campsites on the North Island ►►

10 Free Campsites on the South Island ►►

Remutaka Forest Walk with Free Campsite [VIDEO] ►►

Timber Trail MTB Trail with Free Campsite [VIDEO] ►►

Waiaurahiri Jet near Free Campsite [VIDEO] ►►

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BackpackerGuide.NZ hosts weekly LIVE New Zealand Travel Q&As every Sunday at 8am NZDT. (Saturday 2pm Central US, Saturday 7pm Central Europe, and 12.30am India).

Alternatively, leave your New Zealand travel question in the comments below! We’ll be happy to reply to your answer and we might even feature it in our next Q&A video!

-- ABOUT THIS VIDEO –

We talk about freedom camping sites in New Zealand and where to camp for free in New Zealand.

#BackpackerGuideNZ #NewZealand #NZMustDo

New Zealand’s Biggest Gap Year ►►

BackpackerGuide.NZ Website ►►

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-- ABOUT BACKPACKERGUIDE.NZ –

BackpackerGuide.NZ is the largest travel guide to New Zealand on the BackpackerGuide.NZ website and on YouTube! Our goal is to help you plan an epic trip in New Zealand! We cover all aspects of the work, travel and living experience in New Zealand, whether you’re looking for a family vacation in New Zealand or doing a working holiday in New Zealand. We give you practical New Zealand travel advice, as well as New Zealand destination inspiration. Make sure to subscribe to BackpackerGuide.NZ to see our New Zealand travel tips several times a week!

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Where are the Best Places in the North Island?

Hansden asked: What are the best parts of the North Island? We talk about the best destinations on the North Island of New Zealand and where to visit on the North Island?

-- LINKS REFERENCED IN THIS VIDEO –

North Island in Two Weeks: New Zealand Road Trip Itinerary ►►

North Island in One Week: New Zealand Road Trip Itinerary ►►

10 Tongariro National Park Must-Dos ►►

10 Rotorua Must-Dos ►►

12 Paihia Must-Dos ►►

10 Must Dos In Gisborne ►►

Waitomo – Guide for Backpackers ►►

10 Taranaki Must-Dos ►►

15 Coromandel Must-Dos ►►

-- GOT A NEW ZEALAND TRAVEL QUESTION? --

BackpackerGuide.NZ hosts weekly LIVE New Zealand Travel Q&As every Sunday at 8am NZDT. (Saturday 2pm Central US, Saturday 7pm Central Europe, and 12.30am India).

Alternatively, leave your New Zealand travel question in the comments below! We’ll be happy to reply to your answer and we might even feature it in our next Q&A video!

-- ABOUT THIS VIDEO –

North Island New Zealand destinations and places to visit on the North Island.

#BackpackerGuideNZ #NewZealand #NZMustDo

New Zealand’s Biggest Gap Year ►►

BackpackerGuide.NZ Website ►►

-- CONNECT ON SOCIAL –

YouTube Channel ►►

FB ►►

IG ►►

Pinterest ►►

Twitter ►►

-- ABOUT BACKPACKERGUIDE.NZ –

BackpackerGuide.NZ is the largest travel guide to New Zealand on the BackpackerGuide.NZ website and on YouTube! Our goal is to help you plan an epic trip in New Zealand! We cover all aspects of the work, travel and living experience in New Zealand, whether you’re looking for a family vacation in New Zealand or doing a working holiday in New Zealand. We give you practical New Zealand travel advice, as well as New Zealand destination inspiration. Make sure to subscribe to BackpackerGuide.NZ to see our New Zealand travel tips several times a week!

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