Get ready for next-level secret travel tips to New Zealand. Clarke Gayford is a respected travel show presenter who’s travelled, “From the very top of New Zealand all the way to the very bottom, trying out the best things to do in every town along the way”. He’s also a seafood fan and foodie who’s hosted a hit travel series about fishing and cooking seafood.
And for the last three years, Clarke’s also been the stay-at-home dad to Neve, the daughter he shares with his fiance, Jacinda Adern – otherwise known as the Prime Minister of New Zealand. So he’s uniquely able to share lots of great things to do on your next family holiday to New Zealand. So when we met Clarke on a recent visit to Singapore, we asked him to share secret family holiday spots that are not so well known – places he’s visited with his own family and friends.
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Let’s get into Clarke’s personal recommendations for fun things to do on a family holiday to New Zealand. To help you plan your trip, we’ve divided the attractions into the North Island and South Island of the country: