“The more adventures we fit into our lives, the longer our lives will seem”
– from The Mindful Art of Wild Swimming: Reflections for Zen Seekers
You don’t have to be into skiing or have the funds for a tropical midwinter break. There are plenty of amazing winter holiday destinations in New Zealand. Why not…
Hike or bike up Mount Te Aroha then relax in one of the Waikato town’s mineral spas.
Take in the heritage sights of Oamaru, followed by a visit to the Moeraki boulders, recently featured in Lonely Planet’s 50 Natural Wonders to Blow Your Mind.
Explore the rugged Catlins coast, home to sea lions and yellow-eyed penguins, at the southern tip of the South Island. For more winter walking and cycling ideas, see page 124.