Things to do around Rotorua

Blue Spring

Rotorua is not only known for its lake by the same name, but also for the high volcanic activity in the area, the imported California Redwood trees, and the nearby blue spring – the source of roughly 70% of all bottled water in New Zealand. We started off by visiting one of the most popular […]

The Coromandel

Cathedral Cove

Our latest weekend trip took us to the Coromandel Peninsula. The drive from Auckland is around an hour and a half to get to the closest part and is easily doable as a weekend trip if you’re starting from there. Getting around in Coromandel and all the way up to its northern point can take a […]