Travel Blogs from Dargaville, New Zealand

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This Tree will blow ya mind, Dargaville, New Zealand travel blog

This Tree will blow ya mind

A travel blog entry by mk1

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... the waves look like they are moving in slow motion...very strange.  We then travelled back down the west coast towards Dargaville where we stayed overnight in a converted school which really reminded us of our school days as it still has the little ...

Yet Again, Dargaville, New Zealand travel blog

Yet Again

A travel blog entry by kscottw

Well, I think Ive come to the realization that New Zealand is not very flat.  The first part of today was really splendid.  I traveled from Baylys Beach up to Aranga on the ocean front.  It was pretty easy going actually but I was pretty ...

Out of the city at last, Dargaville, New Zealand travel blog

Out of the city at last

A travel blog entry by travelhob

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What a relief to finally get out on the road in the new wagon.. First stop Dargaville, no special reason, it was just the first place I happened to reach on that day at that time.. Time for food and sleep that ...

Mutter Natur & Vater Baum, Baylys Beach, New Zealand travel blog

Mutter Natur & Vater Baum

A travel blog entry by mir2

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Glühwürmchen, diesen im Norden einigermassen häufig vorkommenden Lebewesen, wollten wir heute einen Besuch abstatten. Kurz vor dem Nocturnal Park, der an der Strecke lag, entdeckten wir ein Schild, dass der Park geschlossen sei. Schade, aber immerhin ...

Home of the Kauri Tree, Matakohe, New Zealand travel blog

Home of the Kauri Tree

A travel blog entry by jarvis

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Jul 05, 2011, Tokatoka Peak, New Zealand travel blog

Jul 05, 2011

A travel blog entry by monikaitomek

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Northland Forest, Northland Forest, New Zealand travel blog

Northland Forest

A travel blog entry by cath_rich_rtw06

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Another good idea at the time... We met some people a way back who told us about some huge trees in a forest up north past Auckland that are well worth a visit and so we head that way. When we get there the trees are huge and ancient. Suitable ...

A night in a railway freight carriage, Dargaville, New Zealand travel blog

A night in a railway freight carriage

A travel blog entry by pinklady27

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The room was a 120 year old railway freight carriage, the inside still had the old wood flooring and wood stripes lining the carriage walls. The bed was huge and comfy, very different from the camper van, there was a kettle, fridge and most excitingly ...

Dargaville, Dargaville, New Zealand travel blog

Dargaville

A travel blog entry by ffedith

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Wer es nicht so eilig hat, dem können wir die Westküste des Capes empfehlen. Die Strasse ist ein wenig kurvig, dafür landschaftlich sehr schön. Hier hat es die bekannten Kauribäume. Aus ihnen wird Allerlei Kunsthandwerk hergestellt und sie ...

The Beast of the Forest (No not Conor!!), Dargaville, New Zealand travel blog

The Beast of the Forest (No not Conor!!)

A travel blog entry by conorandalicia

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... stormed straight past the beast at first! The incredible monstrosity is the largest tree, and I am tempted to say living thing, in New Zealand. At 13.8 metres around it dominates the forest. However, at only 51.5 metres tall it does not out tower the ...

Jul 05, 2011, Kauri Coast Top Ten Holiday Park, New Zealand travel blog

Jul 05, 2011

A travel blog entry by monikaitomek

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State Highway 1, Te Kopuru, New Zealand travel blog

State Highway 1

A travel blog entry by mikewalkabout

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... called "Ninety Mile Beach " it's actually more like 60 but Ripiro is much longer and overlooked for some reason? Once we got to Dargaville I bought some chicken pieces so we could have a BBQ and of course a bottle of wine . Whilst we were in the shop a ...

Northland, Whangerei, New Zealand travel blog

Northland

A travel blog entry by dandj

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We were running out of time on the North Island and so headed to the area north of Auckland with the main intention of diving at the Poor Knights Islands. Unfortunately the weather turned horribly on us again and we had to endure 4 days of incessant, ...

Where did those two days go??, Whangerei, New Zealand travel blog

Where did those two days go??

A travel blog entry by emma_steve80

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We left Chile on the Sunday night, arrived in New Zealand on Tuesday and the flight was only 13 hrs - how does that work?? It made a nice change to be met at the airport though, as Vic and Mark came to pick us up- despite having arrived at 4.55am! ...

Kumara Capital, Dargaville, New Zealand travel blog

Kumara Capital

A travel blog entry by fuzzyfruit

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... final day's driving less stressful.  We left Dargaville and soon worked out why it was referred to as the Kumara Capital of New Zealand.  We passed loads of sweet potato farms and drove on the flattest and straightest roads so far, I guess flat ...

Kaitaia to Baylys Beach, Dargaville,  New Zealand travel blog

Kaitaia to Baylys Beach

A travel blog entry by crocks

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Woke at 7, we had arranged breakfast with Dave, turned on the water heater only to find we had used our 20ltr tank of water so no shower just a scrub of the teeth using tonic water to rinse with, was tempted to put gin in BC's so she would sleep for the ...

Lake View, Lake View, New Zealand travel blog

Lake View

A travel blog entry by bluegb

Shop and we're outta ...

Driving through Dargaville, Dargaville, New Zealand travel blog

Driving through Dargaville

A travel blog entry by bpm107

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Jenseits jeglicher Zivilisation, Kaihu, New Zealand travel blog

Jenseits jeglicher Zivilisation

A travel blog entry by abenteuer-nz

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Um die groessten aller Kauribaeume bewundern zu koennen, muss man sich abseits der Zivilisation begeben. Zuvor informierten wir uns aber noch im Kauri Museum ueber alles wichtige rund um die Baeume und das Pionierleben hier in Neuseeland um 1950. Auf ...

Going up in the world!, Dargaville, New Zealand travel blog

Going up in the world!

A travel blog entry by traybird

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... fused together at the base.  I had such a good day, I could walk all day through woodland.    We arrived at Dargaville and there was only 2 camping grounds, fist one was not good and the second one we came to didn't have land for tents but ...

Tour de Shaw - Part 15 - North of the North Island, North Island, New Zealand travel blog

Tour de Shaw - Part 15 - North of the North Island

A travel blog entry by ck1shellyshaw

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... us. We also made a few stops here and there to take in the bizarre sights that have become the norm whilst traveling in New Zealand. For instance: giant statues of fish by the side of the road, eyeballs made out of corrugated iron and the uber cool ...

Cape Reinga, Dargaville, Neuseeland travel blog

Cape Reinga

A travel blog entry by katies-journey

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Gester am Morge sind mir also go s'Mietauto hole, es isch e Toyota-Van. Isch ok, aber cha am KaLu natürli nid s'Wasser reiche. Mir sind denn los in Norde gfahre. Es het letscht Wuche im Far North es extrems Unwetter gha und d'Folge gseht me no. ...

Going up in the world!, Dargaville, New Zealand travel blog

Going up in the world!

A travel blog entry by traybird2

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... fused together at the base.  I had such a good day, I could walk all day through woodland.    We arrived at Dargaville and there was only 2 camping grounds, fist one was not good and the second one we came to didn't have land for tents but ...

first night in the jucy camper, Baylys Beach New Zealand, New Zealand travel blog

first night in the jucy camper

A travel blog entry by jasonandkate

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... ...not good in the rain..so no free camping for us.. we left auckland and headed north and took the westerly route towards dargaville...they have some random towns up here...kate cannot pronounce any of the names but her map skills have been great and we ...

Feb 16, 2014, Dargaville, New Zealand travel blog

Feb 16, 2014

A travel blog entry by dittouf

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Ninety Mile Beach, Tane Mahuta and massive dunes, Dargaville, New Zealand travel blog

Ninety Mile Beach, Tane Mahuta and massive dunes

A travel blog entry by arthurandhelen

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... of the Kauri forest and Tane Mahuta- the largest of all the ancient Kauiri trees. Me thinks the creator of Avatar was inspired by New Zealand ... Further south again after that and now spending the night in a lovely motel run by a lady from Yorkshire ...

Learning to Dive for the Second Time, Whangerai, New Zealand travel blog

Learning to Dive for the Second Time

A travel blog entry by elspeth

Diving in Tututuka Saturday and Sunday. Too tired to do anything but eat, dive and ...

Do pay the ferryman, Dargaville, New Zealand travel blog

Do pay the ferryman

A travel blog entry by dwiths

... leaving Whatuwhiwhi, and felt quite sad about it.  I was heading down south again, to get to Auckland, to get my flight out of New Zealand.  I wasn't sure I was ready to go! Looking at the map, my plan was to do more of the Two coasts scenic highway, ...

Little river side motel, Tangowahine, New Zealand travel blog

Little river side motel

A travel blog entry by leon_hazenoot

Dargaville was not very pleasing so after driving down the road a bit we stranded at a nice little mootel next to the river. ...

Day 2 New Zealand - North Island, Dargaville, New Zealand travel blog

Day 2 New Zealand - North Island

A travel blog entry by peteandelaine

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Getting into the swing of living in a campervan, up and on the road by 08.00 am this morning. The two sites we have stayed on so far and the one we are at today are, I imagine, a good indication of what most of the sites offer - good showers etc, ...

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