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
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
On my second day I had a spare day I had to stay 3 nights as the Cape trip is 1 full day and you don’t arrive until midday on your first day and the bus doesn’t run the next day, so I decided to do a bay of islands boat trip going out to … More Bay of Islands Day 2
Using the Kiwi Experience I made my way from Auckland to Paihia (Bay of Islands) we had a short stop to see a waterfall along the way. I arrived around midday and the weather was not very good, raining all afternoon and extremely cold. I stayed in the base hostel using my base jumping pass … More Bay of Islands
A few weeks ago I went along to Hobbiton with my friends for one of their birthdays and we had a blast. Now I was planning on doing this on the Kiwi Experience but when I got offered to go with my friends I obviously snapped that up.
Tuesday pub quiz night This is a recent thing that I’ve started attending, after meeting up with a friend here in NZ that I met in Singapore she invited me to a pub quiz with her and two of her friends. We had wine and really good food as well as coming 2nd to last… I know … More Tuesday pub quiz night