|Series:||Day Walks of New Zealand|
Nelson and Marlborough provide an incredibly wide range of outdoors experiences for the casual walker. Day Walks of New Zealand: Nelson and Marlborough offers over 130 of the best short excursions throughout the region, selected by well-known outdoors writers Marios Gavalas and Ian Trafford. Each walk has been graded and t... read more
Classic New Zealand Cycle Trails opens a world of pedalling paradise - breathtaking scenery, friendly locals and for the less adventurous a gentle meander from mouth-watering cafes to comfortable accommodation. This comprehensive guidebook describes the New Zealand Cycle Trail network complete with maps, altitude graphs and i... read more
Includes a North Island Touring atlas and a complete guide to Short term parking, Camping grounds, caravan parks, rest areas and motorhome dump stations. It features over 600 sites, scenic sites, GPS coordinates, Pet friendly sites and author recommended sites.
80 pages of touring maps
26 city maps
National Parks maps
Backcountry hut locations
Te Araroa Trail
Over 1200 Motor camps, holiday parks and camping grounds
Roadside rest areas
Motorhome dump stations
The eighth edition of New Zealand's mountain biking 'bible' has been fully revised with 65 new rides. 138 North Island rides and 172 South Island rides all in one reasonably priced book.
If you want to use a bike in your daily life - to get to work, play, school and the shops - this is the book you have been waiting for, an informative, comprehensive and inspiring guide that helps beginners get started and experienced cyclists ride more confidently, safely and enjoyably. Discover how to: select the right bike... read more
A practical guide to 125 classic New Zealand whitewater kayaking runs, from moderate float trips to technical 'hair boating'. Includes grades, flow information, gradients, times, access details, shuttle distances. Also includes a new section for Park and Play with 10 areas for playing in rapids/waves. First published 1996;... read more
|Series:||Bird's Eye Guides|
New Zealand's North Island has a wide range of world-class mountain biking tracks and Mountain Biking North is a guide to 34 of the best of these rides. Selected by expert mountain biker and photographer Dave Mitchell, they range from straightforward and easy rides close to our urban areas, through to hard and challenging tri... read more
When Toyota decided to test-drive the new FJ Cruiser by driving the length of New Zealand off-road, Marc Ellis was the obvious choice to be the driver. In his latest book, Marc recounts the highlights of this journey - the hard case characters he meets along the way, the challenges he had to undertake, the highs, the lows, p... read more
"I come from Mt Roskill. Somebody has to."
So says Garth Cartwright of growing up in New Zealand's largest suburb. It had acres of rugby fields and more churches than anywhere else in the country - but there were no cinemas, music venues or pubs. In search of a little more culture, a young Garth up and moved to Lond... read more
This book is subtitled ’Journeys in a New Zealand Summer' and that would be a wonderful time to read it. Cartwright returned to New Zealand after an absence of 20 years as a music, travel and arts writer based in London, and started a journey through NZ using State Highway 1. When I picked up this book to... read more
The first edition of Classic New Zealand Road Rides is an invaluable guide to the sport and recreation of road riding. It includes information how to get started, such as buying a bike, setting it up, and going on your first ride. For more ambitious riders, there are sections on training and racing, including nutrition and sa... read more
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Classic New Zealand Road Rides by Jonathon Kennett & Kieran Turner is a good guide book for all yo... read more
Al Brown explores the connection Kiwis have with their coasts. As he travels our stunning and varied coastline he visits iconic landmarks, meets colourful characters and hears rich tales from past and present.
Each chapter covers a different stretch of coast - Red Rocks to Pencarrow (Wellington), Hot Water Beach to Whit... read more
New Zealanders are passionate about their four-wheel drives. These vehicles have developed their own particular status in our culture, the mark of someone who relates to an outdoor life and who savours the freedom of being out beyond the edge of town. And it is a deserved status, as New Zealand offers fantastic opportunities ... read more
|Author:||Brian Miller & Diane Miller|
An easy-to-use pocket guide designed to enhance and extend the experience of cyclists and walkers on the Otago Central Rail Trail. Following an introduction to the region's background and natural history, the book is divided into sections of the trail. Each section has colourful visual cross-sections, photos, ideas of what to... read more
|Series:||Bird's Eye Guides|
The reality for most trampers is that their trips usually have to fit into weekends. This revised and expanded edition of the bestselling North Island Weekend Tramps is a collection of the best of the North Island's two-and three-day tramping trips. The revisions, new tramps and user-friendly maps will ensure the latest editi... read more
|Author:||A.W. Reed (revised by Peter Dowling)|
Popular interest in New Zealand's place names is as strong as ever and Place Names of New Zealand remains unchallenged as the one-stop reference. First published in 1975 and updated over three editions since, it: contains alphabetical entries for over 10,000 places in New Zealand; explains the origin and meaning of the place ... read more
Every year almost 30,000 trampers of all ages experience the beauty of the internationally-famous Coast Track in the Abel Tasman National Park. Walking the Abel Tasman Coast Track is a useful guide for day-trippers and overnight trampers alike. It briefly outlines the history of the coastline, then follows the track throu... read more
|Series:||Bird's Eye Guides|
The reality for most trampers is that their trips usually have to fit into weekends. This revised and expanded edition of the bestselling South Island Weekend Tramps is a collection of the best of the South Island's two-and three-day tramping trips. Featuring 50 new maps in the popular Bird's Eye style, it includes: 50 tramps... read more
New Zealand is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Its mountains are "majestic hallelujahs", its wilderness is lush and bountiful, its rivers oscillate between violent savagery and placid serenity. New Zealand is a place to which the world comes to be inspired.
Kelly Barber had always intended to go and se... read more