• mount ngauruhoe and kiwi road sign in tongariro national park highway - 10 unmissable experiences in the north island new zealand
    New Zealand,  North Island

    10 Unmissable Experiences In The North Island, New Zealand

    New Zealand’s North Island is a special place. Geothermal wonders; towering, active volcanoes; sparkling, white sand beaches; dense forests… the North Island has a lot of incredible experiences on offer. After travelling around New Zealand for more than two years, I have seen and done a fair number of all the incredible things that New Zealand has to offer. There is no doubt that New Zealand is a fantastic country to visit. And the North Island should in no way be neglected! Many travellers to New Zealand focus their time on the South Island. And while the South Island is very worthy of the popularity it ensues, you should definitely…

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    Auckland,  New Zealand,  North Island

    8 Awesome Things To Do In Onetangi, Waiheke Island

    Onetangi is a wonderful spot to visit on Waiheke Island. Located on the northern coast of Waiheke, the coastal village has one of the best beaches on the island, as well as award-winning restaurants and wineries. It’s definitely worth adding Onetangi to your Waiheke Island itinerary! This post will tell you all the awesome things to do in Onetangi on Waiheke Island. From a day visit to a longer stay, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Is Onetangi On Waiheke Island Worth Visiting? Why You Should Visit Onetangi Onetangi is one of the main townships on Waiheke Island and is well worth visiting during your trip. The village is known…

  • waiheke island beaches auckland new zealand
    Auckland,  New Zealand,  North Island

    16 Fun Things To Do On Waiheke Island Without A Car

    Want to know what you can do on Waiheke Island without a car? This post will tell you everything you need to know about visiting Waiheke without a car. Discover all the best things to do within walking distance of the Matiatia Ferry Terminal. Plus, I will share awesome places you can visit on Waiheke by using the bus system. What Is Waiheke Island Known For? Waiheke Island is known as the ‘Island of Wine’ as it is dotted with many vineyards and wineries. There is also a large creative community on Waiheke Island with many artists, photographers, sculptures, painters and makers choosing to take up residence there. There are…

  • waiheke island beaches auckland new zealand
    Auckland,  New Zealand,  North Island

    10 Best Beaches On Waiheke Island & What To Do There

    Waiheke Island is a beautiful paradise and has some of the best beaches in New Zealand. The little island, just 40 minutes from Auckland by ferry*, can be visited in a day or enjoyed at a slow pace. The seawater on Waiheke is clear, warm and safe for swimming. Plus, there are opportunities for surfing and snorkelling. If you prefer just to take a walk or chill, then Waiheke has great beaches for you too. In this post, I share the 10 best beaches you must see on your visit to Waiheke Island and the best activities for each beach! I have also included a map so that you can…