Queens Town Day 1

In my last post about Wanaka, I said about how it looked like a ski village well little did I know that queens town was even more like a ski village especially as I was there in winter and everyone was skiing.


Wanaka was a lovely little place that I would have loved to have spent more time in, it made me think I was in a beautiful ski village.

Lake Mahinapua

I have missed a few stops out from my last post at River Vally down to Wellington for the night then across on the ferry to the south island down to the Able Tasman national park where unfortunately due to the weather we couldn’t do the activities on offer there, down to small place called Westport … More Lake Mahinapua

River Vally

  Just like my last blog post river valley wasn’t really one I was all that bothered about staying at but the bus has to stop there no matter what so you just have to make the most of things, however, if you are driving yourself you could definitely miss this stop out.


For me I would have rather spent more days in Rotorua than Taupo just because I wasn’t planning on doing the tongarura crossing as we all know I’m not made for that type of walking, and also I had no activities planned there as I have more things planned for the south island. Unfortunately, the … More Taupo


All I can say is I wish I had more time to spend here, there is so much to do and see and I missed so much by only spending a day thereI I really wanted to go zorbing and to the waiotapu thermal park but I just didn’t have the time sadly. However, the … More Rotorua


After stopping at Paeroa the place L&P was created for a coffee we headed down to Waitomo stopping for a nice walk at some old gold mining railway tracks into the mountains, Once we arrived I had around 1hour to wait before I could start my caving and rafting in the glow worm caves, unfortunately … More Waitomo

Hot Water Beach

Today was the day I got on the large Kiwi Bus and headed south first stop Hot Water Beach, We stopped at a town called Thems (because it has a river that looks like the river themes apparently) on the was to get some food to cook at the hostel or to get some dinner … More Hot Water Beach