How to Arrange Your Overnight Trip to Milford Sound

Like most other parts of my self-guided road trip through New Zealand, there are certain things that I wish had been easier to navigate along the way, which is the reason why I’ve written this blog; to provide an easy-to-read budget travel guide to make your trip planning easier, and to give you some tips and tricks for making your own itinerary!

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Exploring Hahei’s Cathedral Cove & Hot Water Beach

A truly unique Kiwi experience that every one traveling in Coromandel should experience at least once in their lifetime! Two of the most popular sights are Hot Water Beach and Cathedral Cove, a pair of unique New Zealand beaches that are absolutely worth the trip.

An underground river of hot water flows from the interior of the earth to surface in the Pacific Ocean at Hot Water Beach – a long beautiful white beach located in Coromandel, just a 5 minute drive from the town of Hahei.

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The Best Place to See Glowworm Caves in New Zealand

Glowworms can be found throughout New Zealand, and are often spotted in damp, overgrown places – the banks of lakes, rivers and forest undergrowth are prime places to spot their glowing blue-green lights. Guided night time kayaking, hiking or boating trips are great ways to get to the right places to see them.

If you’re traveling to New Zealand, you absolutely can’t miss out on seeing the glowworm caves!

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A Guide to Tongariro Alpine National Park

In this blog I’ll highlight a few things to do and the best places to go from Taupo. If you didn’t know already, the area surrounding Taupo is where the majority of the Lord of The Rings trilogy was filmed in Tongariro National Park.

The Tongariro Crossing, Mount Doom, and Hobbiton are REAL places that you can visit and experience, and it is so freakin’ cool and worth the trek!

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