NZ North Island

My favorite travel gems and breathtaking destinations
Tips and When to Go

Tide Times and Tips for the Cathedral Cove & Beach in Coromandel
Tide Times and Tips for the Cathedral Cove & Beach in Coromandel
Cathedral Cove is a two-hour drive east of Auckland located in the Coromandel…
The Gannet Colony at Muriwai - 11 Facts
The Gannet Colony at Muriwai - 11 Facts
The gannets are common in New Zealand. Most of the gannets occur on the…
Tongariro Crossing Season Guide and Tips
Tongariro Crossing Season Guide and Tips
Tongariro is the oldest National Park in New Zealand, declared in 1887, and its…
 Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland in Rotorua
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland in Rotorua
Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland is an active geothermal park. Protected as a Scenic…
Waiau Kauri Grove and Falls on Coromandel
Waiau Kauri Grove and Falls on Coromandel
The Kauri walk is an alternative if you are limited in time to see the north's…
Fairy Falls at Waitakere Ranges
Fairy Falls at Waitakere Ranges
First of all, if you like to hike to the falls, don't leave any valuables in…
Walk to the Hidden New Chums Beach in Coromandel
Walk to the Hidden New Chums Beach in Coromandel
This secluded world-class beach, voted one of the top 20 in the world, is not…
Piha Beach and Karekare Beach and Falls North of Auckland
Piha Beach and Karekare Beach and Falls North of Auckland
Piha Beach is a popular surf beach on the rugged coastline close to Auckland.…
Lake Waikaremoana and an Ancient Rata Tree in Te Urewera
Lake Waikaremoana and an Ancient Rata Tree in Te Urewera
Lake Waikaremoana is part of the 1954 established Te Urewera National Park. The…