Tag Archives: North Island

How to Photograph Glow Worms – A Natural Treasure in Aotearoa

Taking incredible glow worm pictures in New Zealand relies on two key factors – knowing the right place to go and having a solid understanding of the techniques and settings required to effectively capture them ‘on film’.  We’ve taken the hard work out of both and are pleased to bring you the following guide. Known for […]

The Best Things to Do in New Plymouth: Plan Your Visit to Taranaki

Join us as we share the best things to do in New Plymouth, including some memorable day trips to neighbouring towns. New Plymouth is the largest, most populous city in the Taranaki region. It is located on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand. Named after the English city of Plymouth (where […]

The New Chums Beach Walk: Tropical Perfection in the Coromandel

Use this information to find your way along the New Chums Beach walk. With one of the world’s top 10 beaches (and our favourite in New Zealand) an easy drive from Auckland, there’s no need to fly to a tropical island for a taste of paradise!  This guide will help you get to New Chums […]

Epic Places to Visit in the North Island: Your Regional Round-Up

Keen to find the best places to visit in the North Island? Join us as we share the best things to do across New Zealand’s most populous island. A firm favourite amongst travellers, New Zealand frequently tops the must-see list for tourists.  Where though in the North Island should you spend your time? Maybe you […]

20 Things to Do in Paihia – A Comprehensive Guide to the Jewel of the Bay of Islands

Quiet and relaxed, yet absolutely beautiful, Northland is the perfect place for a Kiwi holiday. With so many incredible things to do in Paihia, we recommend basing yourself in this stunning seaside town – it’s just the ticket for vacation perfection. Known as the Jewel of the Bay of Islands, you know you’re in for […]

21 Awesome Free Things to Do in Auckland: Your Budget-Friendly Bucket List

There are lots of fantastic free things to do in Auckland. Join us as we share a wide range of options – none of which will cost you a cent! Though some consider Auckland to be an expensive city, there are a surprising number of fantastic free things to do. Whether you’d like to stick […]

The Best Hot Pools in Rotorua – Dive On In!

Join us as we share the very best hot pools in Rotorua. In a region blessed by geothermal activity, a visit to one of these world-class pools is an absolute must-do. A soak in a hot pool is the perfect way to relax. Whether you’re seeking to ease aching muscles, destress after a busy week […]

15 Unmissable Things to Do in Raglan

Discover the very best things to do in Raglan with this conclusive list. Whatever your reason for visiting this popular seaside town in the Waikato, we guarantee you’ll leave happy when you include these ideas in your itinerary. Just under two hours south of Auckland is the small, but vibrant town of Raglan. It has […]

12 Awesome Things to Do in Napier with Kids

Plan out your next family getaway – there are so many amazing things to do in Napier with kids! Located on the eastern side of New Zealand’s North Island, the Hawke’s Bay is a beautiful part of the country. Perhaps the best-known city in the region, Napier is an art-deco-lover’s dream. This city was rebuilt […]

16 of the Best Free Things to Do in Taupo

There are numerous free things to do in Taupo – each of them worthwhile and memorable. Join us as we share all of the best free activities in this beautiful lake-side town. This list proves that you do not have to spend a lot to enjoy an adventure in this beautiful region. In the middle […]