Southern Most Point

Slope Point South direction to Gore, a straight run from one side of the country to the other, meet the Americans of Arizona, Bill and Nancy again in a coffee shop in the middle of Gore, what are the chances… funny. Down to the coast, Waipapa Lighthouse with Sea lions lying on the beach. Along the gravel… Read More

Milford Sound

Milford Sound Early start 8.15 for the bus tour to Milford Sound. Only 11 people on board, friendly driver guides us through the approach to Milford. Stop on a number of places, Mirror Lake reflects the mountains in the still water, Kaka Falls the amazing Homer Tunnel. Stunning field of yellow grass with mountain peaks behind,drive over… Read More

Paradise to Bungy Jumping

Glenorchy Christmas but with a difference,  drive along the lakeside to Glenorchy and onto Paradise ! The Stunning twisty lakeside road with views over the bright blue lake Watapitu  to the mountain ranges on the other side. An occasional stop to stare in wonder at the fantastic landscape then on to Paradise along a gravel… Read More

Fox Glacier to Lake Wanaka

Fox Glacier Up early to see Lake Matheson for a quick walk around the lake, due to the low cloud and light breeze, there isn’t any  great mountain reflections on the lake’s surface. Tried the visitors café instead and bought two NZ baseball caps in the gift shop to blend in with the locals !… Read More

Down the Wild West Coast

Abel Tasman National Park An early morning drive over to the small village of Marahu to take the water taxi up the coast to Anchorage. We are picked up outside the water taxi centre, by a tractor carrying the boat which takes us  through the streets to the waterfront. The water taxi is reversed into… Read More

Hit the road to Rotorua

After months of planning we set off on the 14th December 2013 for a four week campervan tour of New Zealand starting and ending back in Auckland on the 9th January 2014. This is the journal of a fantastic journey to an amazing land…leaving the snow of Munich behind we took an 11 hour Lufthansa flight into Hong… Read More