• Holiday NZ

    NZ Accommodation here is my pick

    You can stay in Motels, Old Hotels, Cabins, take a Camper or why not try booking a Holiday Home or Bach. When it comes to NZ Accommodation you have choices. Booking a Holiday Home has become my choice over recent years and I have to say that it has worked out really well for me every time. Sure I spend time browsing the accommodation on offer via the handful of websites offering Holiday homes but I enjoy the challenge of finding the house that is just right for me and so far I have not been disappointed. My first experience was Waiheke Island. I booked a place for 8 people…

  • NZ Beach
    Beach Visit NZ,  Scenic Image NZ

    A Visual Paradise Langs Beach NZ

      I was lucky last weekend to spend an amazing weekend at Langs Beach Langs Beach is located about 1- 1/2 hrs from Auckland. Located between Mangawhai Beach and Waipu Beach.  It has been a quick visit on a day trip for us before, and even then I loved the beach, but this is the first time that I have stayed there. Accommodation for our Weekend. I have written about past accommodation on previous posts and again I chose to go through Bookabach. After searching online for many hours I chose a house positioned at Langs north that offered a private bush track down to the beach and also offered…

  • Pakiri Beach
    Beach Visit NZ,  Scenic Image NZ

    Pakiri Beach NZ

    Early Morning Ocean View at Pakiri Beach If you love to surf and you live in the North Auckland Region then you will have been to Pakiri Beach. Getting to Pakiri Beach It can be a bit of a mission especially if you are unfamiliar with driving on windy, rough metal roads. There are a couple of different travel routes and they may not be as trialling as travelling via the Leigh road. But I can only offer information from this morning’s experience of travelling this route. This morning I grabbed the cameras and headed from Warkworth out to Leigh via Matakana Rd. The road to Leigh is ok a…

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    4 Islands for Day Trips Hauraki Gulf NZ

    Summer is the time to get out and enjoy the Hauraki Gulf Take a look at 4 Islands that I love to visit and that are perfect for day trips in the Hauraki Gulf. All 4 of these Islands are only a short ride by Ferry. Kawau Island I love this Island, I have many childhood memories from visiting Kawau Island as it was often the choice for picnic stops while we were boating in the Hauraki Gulf. You can easily grab a Ferry from Sandspit and it only takes about 20 mins across, give or take depending on scheduled stops in the many scenic bays along the way. Many…