Dive turquoise water, walk on active volcanoes, drink wine or simply relax in the wilderness.
You can get to Stewart Island, New Zealand's third-largest island, by sea or air. Stay in Halfmoon Bay (also known as Oban), or walk along one of Rakiura National Park's 280km of walking tracks. Marvel at the wildlife including blue penguins or brown kiwi - who outnumber the 600 humans who live there.
Kapiti Island is home to some of New Zealand's most endangered birds with the protected waters teeming with marine life. For an alternative accommodation style, try glamping and fully immerse yourself in nature.
With a population of about 600, the Chatham Islands feel remote, they even have their own time zone (45 minutes ahead of New Zealand). Air Chathams(opens in new window) operate regular flights from Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch you can fly straight into the wilderness where you'll taste great seafood and witness fascinating nature and wildlife and flora unique to these far-flung islands.