New Zealand Road Trip – Taupō, Tongariro National Park, Mount Taranaki & Wellington (Part III)

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)”

New Zealand Road Trip – Hobitton™, Rotorua and Waitomo Glowworm Caves (Part II)

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)”

New Zealand Road Trip – Auckland, The Bay of Islands and Cape Reinga (Part I)

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)”