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Omega Rental Cars Blog

Top of South Island Loop - Bluebridge Ferry Wellington to Picton, Marlborough and the rugged West Coast

August 5, 2021 at 2:57 PM

A roller-coaster flight journey into Wellington, New Zealand in the pouring rain and 80 km/h winds wasn’t on the original itinerary for our family mid-year holiday.

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Christchurch to Queenstown: An Amazing Road Trip Itinerary

August 5, 2021 at 10:29 AM

The South Island's largest city, Christchurch, is located on NZ’s east coast and makes a fantastic adventure destination. Before you head out on your Queenstown road trip, hire a car from Omega in Christchurch and take your time uncovering the hidden gems the South Island has to offer.

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Discover the International Antarctic Centre in Christchurch

July 16, 2021 at 7:21 AM

Explore Antarctica, right here in ChristchurchAre you looking for an incredibly unique experience in Christchurch? The International Antarctic Centre is an educational and entertaining day out for the whole family.

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Make it a Wairarapa weekend, just a short drive from Wellington!

June 10, 2021 at 4:03 PM

If you’re looking for things to do in Wairarapa, the region is becoming a top-rated short-stay destination, which visitors can reach easily from Wellington.

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Butterfly Creek – Auckland's Secret Treasure

March 3, 2021 at 4:23 PM

Where you can find NZ’s only giant saltwater Crocodiles, a tropical butterfly house and an amazing dinosaur kingdom all under the same roof? Welcome to Butterfly Creek, your gateway to some of the most fun things to do in Auckland.

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17 Day Road Trip of the Lower South Island - Erin's Story!

July 1, 2020 at 4:43 PM

Omega Rental Cars Christchurch customer Erin Norgate has just completed a post-Covid 17 day trip of the lower South Island, and has kindly shared her story with us to help others put together their own South Island road trip itinerary. . .

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Surfing Fun for All Ages at Aotearoa Surf School

September 30, 2019 at 3:49 PM

Travelling Auckland’s East Coast and looking for an adventure? Visit Aotearoa Surf School and experience the thrill of surfing! The qualified instructors at New Zealand’s #1 surf school will teach you everything you need to know.

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iFly: Queenstown’s Indoor Flying Experience (And Why You Need To Try It)

September 22, 2019 at 9:06 AM

So, you love beautiful Queenstown - the adventure capital of the world. This incredible destination is the perfect getaway for travellers, adrenaline junkies, and history buffs.

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Top Fly Fishing Spots in New Zealand

July 24, 2019 at 12:29 PM

Even though it's great to be out there doing it, eventually you’re going to want to land some trout! Relaxing in the scenery or trying out some new flies can be a bit of a let-down if you don't actually land a trout.

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Christchurch Adventure Park: A Must Do

July 9, 2019 at 3:23 PM

For visitors and native Kiwis alike, New Zealand is all about the great outdoors and the many adventures it offers. If you are seeking adventure attractions in Christchurch, you will find them at Christchurch Adventure Park.

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