Waiheke Island

Waiheke Island is known for its wine industry and artist community, 35 minute ferry ride from Auckland. Dozen vineyards, craft galleries and dining options. […]

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Te Waihou Walkway Blue Springs: 30mins

The spring is fed from the Mamaku Plateau where the water takes up to 100 years to filter through; the resulting water is so pure and clean that it produces a beautiful blue colour while being virtually clear. Access is from carparks on either Leslie Road or Whites Road. The walking distance required from the […]

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Whakapapa

Whakapapa is a skifield in winter, but is worth visiting in summer for its convenient road access up the slopes of Mt Ruapehu. You can visit the Department of Conservation visitor center there and enjoy some short walks, from 30 minutes up. If you’re not doing the Tongariro Crossing but would still like to do […]

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Hot Water Beach

One of the truly great wonders of New Zealand! Here at Hot Water Beach, a hot spring feeds through the sand of the beach, allowing travellers to dig their own hot pool. Rent a shovel from any nearby commercial establishment, or borrow one from other beachgoers. Amazing experience, especially in cold weather! You must be […]

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