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Travel Blogs from Whangamata
... a little beach town over on the Coromandel. It’s a bee-yootiful day, shame I’m in my jeans and a hoodie. Great, hungover and melting to death. First stop when we arrive – the shop, for the biggest can of pop I can find. I go for L&P, a NZ institution. Turns out it’s just lemonade – what’s all the fuss about?? Go for a walk on Hahei beach, it really is beautiful. Later on, at high tide, we go over to Hot ...
... 8217;d had enough of beaches and headed back across the Peninsula on an unpaved road to Coromandel Town. The only road from the part of the peninsula we were on was flooded in several places and we were quite concerned that on our return we’d not be able to get back - in places the water was flowing really quickly across the road and it was several inches deep. The road across the peninsula went through dense forests with streams running through ...
... ber den endlos langen Strand der Ninty Mile Beach. Vorher gabs aber noch ein paar im Strand stecken gebliebener Buse zu befreien (auch unserer, dies war aber nicht unser normaler Reisebus, der Trip ans Cape Reinga war ein optionaler Ausflug).
Am nächsten Tag gabs eine Bootsfahrt in der Bay of Islands, inklusive Delphin-Sichtung und der Durchquerung des Hole in the Rock. Am Nachmittag gings zurück nach Auckland.
Das Highlight heute war neben ...
... on the beach and getting ready for our next adventure!
NZ Round Up!
Top 5 Experiences:
- Swimming with dolphins in Kaikoura
- Skydiving over Abel Tasmin National Park from 16,500 feet.
- Hiking the Tongariro Crossing
- Caving and Black Water Tubing at Waitomo
- Gareth - ...
... so we grouped together in kayaks of four and attempted to set up a sail that worked until the wind dropped! The whole tour was very interesting and we learnt a lot of the history of the area and how Captain Cook actually plotted New Zealand on a map from the islands near by.
After the hostel we ...