Get Off the Beaten Track

New Zealand travel specialist for Condé Nast Traveler, South Island-based Jean-Michel Jefferson, offers video tips for trips throughout the country and insights into recent tourism trends. “We’re seeing much more family and multigenerational travel,” Jefferson says. Jefferson suggests discovering the Milford Sound by helicopter, rather than road and cruise boat. He also recommends “unknown” tramping. “A lot of known hikes around New Zealand – the Milford Track, the Kepler Track, and so on – are very highly organized and have a lot of people on them. But we’ve got quite a number of hikes where people are not, and these are every bit as beautiful as the other ones.”


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