Our 3,600 miles+ New Zealand Road Trip has now sadly come to an end after an unforgettable six weeks. Some of my favourite highlights include cruising in The Bay of Islands, Abel Tasman National Park and Milford Sound; checking out the real Middle Earth™ at Hobitton™; learning about the Maori history and relaxing in geothermalContinue reading “New Zealand Road Trip – Mount Cook National Park, Christchurch and Kaikōura (Part VI)”
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So far we’ve been spoilt by New Zealand’s natural beauty and it honestly just keeps getting better and better as you’re about to find out in this penultimate blog post. Last time, we enjoyed a boat cruise in Abel Tasman National Park, went on some amazing hikes in Punakaiki, Paparoa National Park and Hokitika beforeContinue reading “New Zealand Road Trip – Wānaka, Queenstown & Milford Sounds (Part V)”
The South Island of New Zealand is famed for having some of the best natural landscapes in the world. I would definitely agree! Over the next three weeks, we’ll travel over 1350 miles from Picton to Christchurch via Bluff in Norman – our camper van. We really are having the full ‘Kiwi‘ experience. If you’dContinue reading “New Zealand Road Trip – Nelson, Abel Tasman National Park, Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers + More (Part IV)”
After an action packed few days black water rafting in Waitomo Glowworm Caves, canopy zip-lining and zorbing in Rotorua, we headed further South to Taupō – a town most famous for the incredible Huka Falls. Here, you can witness 220,000+ litres of water p/second barrelling over the 11 metre high waterfall along The Waikato River,Continue reading “New Zealand Road Trip – Taupō, Tongariro National Park, Mount Taranaki & Wellington (Part III)”
Unfortunately, we had to change our original plan of spending two days at Coromandel Town and Hot Water Beach in the Coromandel Peninsula after Paihia because of a nasty storm that was passing through. Instead, we drove 246 miles to Matamata on our eighth day – a town 15 minutes away from the Hobbiton MovieContinue reading “New Zealand Road Trip – Hobitton™, Rotorua and Waitomo Glowworm Caves (Part II)”
Over the next six weeks, we’ll be racking up roughly 3,000 miles by travelling down the North and South Islands of New Zealand in our very own self-contained camper van. From our point of view, what better way to travel. Welcome to our home! Unless we hired a car, this was the only way ofContinue reading “New Zealand Road Trip – Auckland, The Bay of Islands and Cape Reinga (Part I)”