- MelbourneUp early to set off on a guided walk with a map from the TI centre.
Several to choose from and we selected a couple to try as they last about 2 hours and give a small piece of info on
Each Posted by tonydwelly in travel blog | Mar 18, 2017
- More thermal activity Heading north towards Taupo, we once again passed along the Tongariro National Park. This time, we got to see the Eastern slopes of the volcanoes from the so called ‘Desert Road’. And while not necessarily desert like, there was not Posted by dreiumdiewelt in Our travel stories from around the world | Mar 16, 2017
- Coromandel Peninsula
Sunday we drove to Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari, a mountain that is fenced around and protected, eliminating all introduced mammals. Posted by jillandloic in Jill and Loïc Adventures of a lifetime | Mar 16, 2017
- It’s showtime!After the Tongariro National Park and Taupo, the next logical destination on the standard tourist trail would have been Rotorua. And indeed, our original plan was to do exactly that and to head straight through the center of the North Posted by dreiumdiewelt in Our travel stories from around the world | Mar 14, 2017
- Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty and Waikato
We left the sunshine of Northland behind as we headed south to the Coromandel Peninsula via Auckland. Unfortunately the rain arrived in ferocity during our journey. The torrential downp Posted by Honeymayning in Honeymayning | Mar 13, 2017
- Living like a Queen in Queenstown!Good Morning!!
I will begin where I left off on my last entry: Wednesday March 8th, 2017 Graham and I took the ferry crossing the Cook Straight from the North Island to the South Posted by mrmrsbode in Out of Office | Mar 12, 2017
- Kiama to Lakes EntranceEnjoyed Kiama, heard some music on the Friday evening and a wander round the town.
Small fishing area, the claim to fame is a blowhole, which we thought we had located earlier although we didn't
Think it was all that impressive but Posted by tonydwelly in travel blog | Mar 12, 2017
- WaitomoOn Saturday we awoke at our lakeside campsite to trout jumping out of the lake! We did a short hike of more boiling hot springs and bubbling mud pools, before driving to the village of Waitomo. We opted Posted by jillandloic in Jill and Loïc Adventures of a lifetime | Mar 11, 2017
- Volcanoes, thermal springs and geothermal energyOnce again, we found ourselves back to typical NZ roads: it was very windy towards Tongariro National Park and seemed to take ages to finally reach the town of National Park. According to our guidebook, it was the fourth National Posted by dreiumdiewelt in Our travel stories from around the world | Mar 11, 2017
- Heading north via ferry ride and a real highwayLeaving Nelson after five days with Sam’s dad Otmar and his partner Gerti, we were a bit sad. We had enjoyed living in a house and having family around. Now we’d be again on our own living in our campervan. Posted by dreiumdiewelt in Our travel stories from around the world | Mar 10, 2017
- Tapau and Rotorua
After such a hard hike, we decided to find some hot springs to sooth our muscles, so we visited the Thermal Pools Spa Park in Taupo, a park with a natural ho Posted by jillandloic in Jill and Loïc Adventures of a lifetime | Mar 9, 2017
- ChristchurchCaught up with family today in Christchurch, had a beautiful lunch and were spoilt!
Went to Christchurch city and spent some time appreciating the rebuild and then strength of the local people.
We went through the Quake City, the museum Posted by Mel and Rich in New Zealand 2017 | Mar 9, 2017
- "Tramping" & Wine! Hello Again-
We've had limited access to internet lately so I apologize for the lapse in postings. I'll try to catch everyone up now and not forget too much! March 2nd: we were Posted by mrmrsbode in Out of Office | Mar 8, 2017
- Greymouth to ChristchurchToday we woke up to clear skies in Greymouth 😱
We saw Mt Cook in the distance and the sun was amazing!
We visited my old house and my grandmothers old house. We also visited my grandfathers grave and wow what Posted by Mel and Rich in New Zealand 2017 | Mar 8, 2017
- Tongariro Alpine Crossing
On the 28th we drove to Tongariro National Park, whose alpine crossing is the best daywalk in New Zealand. On the way we ma Posted by jillandloic in Jill and Loïc Adventures of a lifetime | Mar 7, 2017
- Cape Palliser
Cape Palliser is at the south tip of North Island. We stayed at a DoC campsite at the Putangirua Pinnacles, the sligh Posted by bloorsontour in Bloors on Tour | Mar 7, 2017
- Living in a family home with great viewsAs we entered Nelson, the sun was up and the tide was high. Consequently, the lagoon behind the large boulder bank was filled and the water perfectly reflected the sky.
[img=http://photos.tra Posted by dreiumdiewelt in Our travel stories from around the world | Mar 7, 2017
- Fox Glacier to GreymouthFox Glacier to Greymouth today.
We saw first hand what trouble the tourists can be on the roads.... we were packing our car in Fox Glacier when the 'town alarm' sounded. At first we thought it may be an avalanche(rock) Posted by Mel and Rich in New Zealand 2017 | Mar 7, 2017
- Farewell Spit, Picton et Wellington
On the 24th we drove the rest of the way to Farewell Spit, the northernmost end of the south island. Posted by jillandloic in Jill and Loïc Adventures of a lifetime | Mar 6, 2017
- Tongariro Crossing[img=http://photos.travellerspoint. Posted by bloorsontour in Bloors on Tour | Mar 6, 2017
- Dunedin to Christchurch So very sadly we come to the last day of our tour before we all go our separate ways again. The drive from Dunedin takes us along State Highway 1 all the way to Christchurch, a five hour plus Posted by Keithviner in Singapore and New Zealand | Mar 6, 2017
- Auckland & Bay of Islands
We were happy to finally touch down in Auckland after our lengthy journey to the far side of the planet. We flew with the glamorous "China Eastern Airlines" from Heathrow via Shanghai to Auckland. Each flight was around 12 hours Posted by Honeymayning in Honeymayning | Mar 6, 2017
- Queenstown to Fox GlacierA day of ever changing wonder!
Leaving Queenstown we stopped at the beautiful Arrowtown for a coffee then continued through to Wanaka going through the peaks of Cardrona and Snow Farm ski fields. We climbed from 390m to 1098m above Posted by Mel and Rich in New Zealand 2017 | Mar 6, 2017
- Larnach Castle Dunedin Today we discovered New Zealand’s only Castle, built 1871 by William Larnach, merchant baron and politician, for his first wife Eliza. It took more than 200 workmen three years to build the Castle shell and master European craftsmen spent Posted by Keithviner in Singapore and New Zealand | Mar 5, 2017
- Te Anau to QueenstownQueenstown!!!!!
Had a nice drive from Te Anau to Queenstown, can not believe how big it is and how busy it is!
Such a back packers haven and certainly the adventure capital of NZ! We saw many a broken bone Posted by Mel and Rich in New Zealand 2017 | Mar 5, 2017