G’day folks! Dianne here from Go WalkAbout Travel, your travel expert for Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific Islands. I recently had a client ask me, “Where do I go wine tasting in New Zealand? What’s the best way to do it?” To answer, I thought I’d write a blog post so that all
G’day! This is Dianne from Go WalkAbout Travel, your travel expert for Australia and New Zealand. Many of my clients traveling to New Zealand ask me about Milford Sound. They want to know the best way to visit Milford Sound, and what unique experiences I recommend. Milford Sound is located in the remote southwest of
Shhhh… I am going to share a little secret with you all… Having grown up in Australia, this is an insider tip that I am quickly discovering many North Americans do not know about! Close your eyes and envision this… Blue sky as far as the eye can see, the amazing colours of the vast
G’day Folks, This post is about Kangaroo Island in South Australia. I have no problems declaring that it is one of my favourite places in my home country of Australia. Kangaroo Island is what I like to refer to as the quintessential Australia. No highrise buildings, small roads, wide open spaces- the visual of what the
Best time to travel to Australia I am often asked by Canadians and Americans when is the best time to travel to Australia. Because we have so many different regions, it is hard to balance them out and have that perfect weather trip. Just like the rest of the planet, it is often hard to even
One of the common questions we at GoWalkabout Travel get asked by our clients, is whether to self drive in New Zealand. Once a decision has been made the next decision is whether to travel with a car and stay in a hotel or with a campervan/motorhome. Here are some pros and cons so you can
Twinkle Twinkle little star… Have you ever arrived at your accommodation and been majorly disappointed? “But they said it is a “5 star” … I cannot believe we paid this much for this!” The star rating system has for years been the bane of every travel agent’s existence. After 24 years in the travel industry
G’day, This post is all about “The North Island of New Zealand”. For a pretty small country there is quite a lot to see and do. I have put a bit of a list together for certain regions that I enjoy visiting and several things that you should do when in these areas. Auckland: The
Woohoo! Summer is coming to Australia and the folk in Sydney will tell you that the weather has been unusually warm already. Spring has already Sprung as our seasons change over on the 01st of the month. This means it is time to start prepping to do what we do best and go to the beach!
G’day Folks, So here I am back home in Perth Western Australia. I often feel like we are the forgotten State when it comes to North Americans. Usually what happens is once folks land on the East Coast at Sydney/Brisbane or Melbourne that extra 5 or so hour flight seems like a very long way!