Listen to an audio interview with MoaTrek Kiwi Guide Marilyn as she tells us all her favourite spots and stories from the West Coast of the South Island. Her favourite short walks, beaches, people and travel tips from 15 years experience guiding on the Coast.
MoaTrek Kiwi Guide Marilyn at Lake Wanaka
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Listen to an Audio Interview with American photographer Charles Anderson, who travelled around New Zealand in March & April in 2019 on a MoaTrek Small Group Tour and took hundreds of wonderful photographs all over the country.
Andrew Wells
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Read our complete guide to walking in New Zealand for overseas travellers. Specifically for people who want do enjoy walks of 2 - 4 hours on a 2 to 3 week holiday in New Zealand.
Andrew Wells
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Tipping in New Zealand - the complete guide for visitors. If you’re planning on visiting this wonderful country and want the definitive guide to who and how much to tip, you’ve come to the right place. By the end of this article, you’ll know as much as anyone about how to tip in New Zealand.

Andrew Wells
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Once you’ve decided now’s the time for your dream trip to New Zealand, there are a few logistics you need to figure out, like what’s the best way to access your money and pay for things? 

What’s the best way to access your cash to buy things like meals, activities and souvenirs? When should you use a Debit Card? When is a Credit Card best? Which Credit Cards are best for travelling in New Zealand with? And how do you minimize the fees you pay to withdraw cash while you’re travelling? 

Tanya - Office Team
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If you’re planning a dream trip to New Zealand and have finally decided that now is the time, you’ll want to figure out one very important thing, how much will my New Zealand trip cost?

Ena from MoaTrek by Lake Wakatipu
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The “best” of anything is always hard to determine. Everyone wants value and great experiences but we're all different. With group tour companies, "the best" for you might not be the same for someone else. The best of anything is subjective. When trying to find the tour that will give you an outstanding experience, check the details! It's sometimes the small things that make or break a trip.

Miles (the Big Moa) from MoaTrek at Lake Wakatipu
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Here’s a handy article with everything you’ll need to help you get ready for your New Zealand holiday, complete with a downloadable packing list. We’ll cover what clothing and other essential items you need to bring, plus a few handy tips to make sure you don’t forget anything important.

Who are we? We’re MoaTrek, we’ve been running small group tours to the very best spots in New Zealand since 1971 and we’ve helped heaps of travellers get ready for their trip.

Miles (the Big Moa) from MoaTrek at Lake Wakatipu
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New Zealand is one of the most naturally beautiful travel destinations in the world. Here are some great travel tips, common questions and important things to know before you go.

Miles (the Big Moa) from MoaTrek at Lake Wakatipu
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