• 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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    New Zealand,  North Island

    6 Cheap Hot Pools In The North Island, New Zealand [2022]

    A visit to New Zealand’s North Island would not be complete without a dip in the beautiful hot pools. Due to the North Island’s vibrant geothermal activity, there are many hot pools to choose from. However, a visit to a relaxing spa doesn’t have to break the bank! If (like me) you often backpack on a budget, then you’ll want to know where the best cheap hot pools in the North Island are. There are several great cheap hot pools you can visit all over the North Island. In this post, you will discover the best cheap hot pools you can visit on a budget on the North Island of…