Buskers, Forests and a Guinness World Record…

After leaving our mountain side camp near Kaikoura (run by the Department of Conservation) we headed back into town to grab a shower at the local BP Garage before driving

Wine Tasting & Wildlife in New Zealand…

The Marlborough region of New Zealand is probably best known for producing great wine – in fact this is where 70% of all the wine in New Zealand comes from.

Pretty as a picture in Picton…

Arriving in Picton was a momentous occasion for us as it marked our crossing from New Zealand’s North Island to its South Island! The sun was shining as our ferry

Missing Volcanoes and a Journey South…

After the excitement and wonder of Rotorua’s feisty thermal landscape, we were hungry for some more volcanic action! We left our camp in Taupo’s Reid Farm and headed towards Lake

Thermal Wonders and Volcanic Surprises in Rotorua…

After visiting the Coromandel Peninsula, it was time for us to say goodbye to the coast for a while and head inland towards Rotorua. We didn’t know much about this

Hot water beaches and hot days in the Coromandel Peninsula

It didn’t take us long to get used to being part of the camper van community in New Zealand. So far our road trip had taken us through Auckland, the

Sand Dunes, Giant Kauri’s and a Long Road Trip…

Today we had the longest driving day of our New Zealand adventure so far – over ten hours from one coast to the other and back again! We left Paihia

A Breezy Bay of Islands…

We woke up to a beautiful sunny morning on our third day in New Zealand, after staying the night at Auckland’s Westhaven Marina. Once we’d showered in the visitor’s shower

Kia Ora (Hello) New Zealand!

After an early start in Sydney, we arrived at Auckland Airport on the afternoon of Saturday 15th January. The two hour time difference meant that it was nearly 3 O’clock