The track up Mt Tauhara is challenging but the views at the summit are the reward!
The Auckland Coast-to-Coast hiking track runs 16km from the Waitemata Harbor downtown to the Manukua Harbor.
A one hour drive from downtown Auckland is all it takes to reach a very popular scenic spot; Hunua Falls, located on the western boundary of Hunua Ranges Regional Park. In summertime there are crowds of tourists and lots of swimmers in the water, but in wintertime, not so much... At 30 meters high the falls … Continue reading Hunua Falls: No Tourists in Wintertime!
Even 10,486km from home (6,515 miles, but I’m thinking in metric on this trip) we are traveling “electric”, renting a VW e-Golf for traveling around the North Island. More about that car, and driving on the left hand side of the road, in a future post. For our first hike in the Auckland area, we took … Continue reading Volcano Hiking on Rangitoto in New Zealand