Akaroa – Day 6 – Re-Post

This was our first real taste of the Southern Isle, we had our own car and could stop and start whenever we wanted. Even though the weather was terrible this little town found a spot in my heart. Actually I loved the whole area. I think Christchurch was one of my favourite towns in NZ,…

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Our New Zealand Adventure – Day 5

Today we drove to Paihia (pronounced Paheeha), we were booked on a Cruise out of the Bay to see some Dolphins and The Hole in The Rock, as well as Cape Brett Lighthouse and of course the coastline. We grabbed a coffee (best we have had the entire trip) and wandered the harbour, while we…

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Our Tasmanian Adventure – Day 9

We drove back down to Coles Bay (from Bicheno)to catch the¬†Wine Glass Bay Cruise, we were going to spend the next four hours on this lovely catamaran, we upgraded to the Sun Lounge – worth every cent; Private Deck, access to the pilot, our own waitress and bar staff and everything was included (lunch and…

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Akaroa – Day 6

Day 5 was mostly spent going from Rotorua Airport, then flying to Wellington (really cool LOTR & The Hobbit display at airport) and then onto Christchurch. We spent the afternoon doing some shopping, picking up rental car and mostly boring things. However we did go to the Botanical Gardens in the evening. We awoke to…

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