A Paddler’s Paradise

Abel Tasman Park on the northern coast of the South Island is a veritable kayaking nirvana, offering up pristine coastlines of granite headlands, tiny coves of golden sand, and voluptuous hills cloaked in emerald green. Better still, the coastline is only accessible by kayak, boat, or by foot, and an island area that would otherwise be overrun with admirers is relatively desolate, save friendly fur seals and majestic white gannets, nose-diving for fish. Not one to stray too far from the  precious creature comforts? Guide services have a knack for blending the two. “One of the most appealing attractions of Wilson’s Abel Tasman National Park adventures is that they combine jaw-dropping natural beauty and aerobic exercise with comfy accommodations and delicious food and wine,” says Darryl Wilson.


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Wellington Has Treats Around Every Corner

Wellington Has Treats Around Every Corner

“In an otherwise resolutely outdoorsy nation, New Zealand’s capital focuses on art, craft and culture,” Larissa Dubecki writes for Gourmet Traveller. Dubecki explores the best of Wellington’s art, food and shopping scenes. “Wellington’s…