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Waitomo

Waitomo

1 night stay with Kiwi Experience (January 2016) Introduction The Waitomo region is home to unforgettable sightseeing attractions. The most famous of which, the Waitomo Glowworm Caves, Arachnocampa luminosa, a must see for any traveller in the region. It is an experience completely unique to New Zealand. T​housands of these tiny creatures radiate their unmistakable luminescent light, which are most commonly viewed on a boat trip around the remarkable caves which last around 45 minutes. It has become more popular…

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Hot Water Beach & Cathedral Cove

Hot Water Beach & Cathedral Cove

1 overnight stop with Kiwi Experience (January 2016) Introduction If you are heading off to explore the North island of New Zealand, A day trip to visit Hot Water beach and cathedral Cove is a must do bucket list item for the majority of people leaving Auckland heading south. Visiting the famous Coromandel is absolutely worth it! Hot water Beach is a famous spot for picking up a spade and digging your own thermal pool out the sand. Only available…

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Bay of Islands (Paihia)

Bay of Islands (Paihia)

Bay of Islands, Paihia (4 nights/5 days) Introduction The bay of Islands can be found in the very North of new Zealand, a region made up of a few main towns (Opua, Paihia, Russell and Kerikeri) and a lot of little islands (around 140 to be exact!) Upon leaving Auckland it is the ideal place to start your holiday in New Zealand, and a much more relaxing alternative to Auckland city. Take  a couple of days here to enjoy the Kiwi laid back nature,…

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Ravello

Ravello

Sunday 30th July – Tuesday 1st August (2 nights) Departing Positano, Jamie and I continued the windy drive along the Amalfi Coast heading for the old medieval town of Ravello, perched higher than any other town along this famous stretch of coastal beauty. Now a few key things to note about Ravello! It Is the most beautiful town on the Amalfi coast! Perched up high on the hilltops and not along the beachfront like the other towns, which means 80%…

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