Rangitoto Island Day Trip Auckland


Day Trip North Auckland, Hauraki Gulf Island NZ, Scenic Image NZ

For a great day out in Auckland check out Rangitoto Island. I have to be honest, this was my 3rd time up to the Summit of Rangitoto Island. Last weekend I met up with family in Auckland and we decided for a fun day out to catch the Ferry to Rangitoto Island and  then climb […]

October 15, 2018

Scotts Landing a Picture Image NZ


Beach Visit NZ, Day Trip North Auckland, Scenic Image NZ

Just where is Scotts Landing NZ? Within an hours drive heading North of Auckland and out on the Mahurangi East Coast is where you will discover a small scenic bay, Scotts Landing, tucked in close to the mouth of the Mahurangi river. The beach itself is small in comparison to many but on a hot […]

September 19, 2018

Matakohe Kauri Museum


Day Trip North Auckland

Spend a Day At The Matakohe  Kauri Museum   Here is a good idea for a day trip North of Auckland on a nice winters day.Travel north to the Matakohe Museum, enjoy lunch in the cafe and spend a couple of hours looking over the extensive collection of gum treasure from past while you learn […]

September 3, 2018

Tawhranui Regional Park Day Picnic NZ


Beach Visit NZ, Day Trip North Auckland, Regional Park NZ

Tawhranui Regional Park is a great family day out.  As a kid we went to the park for family and work picnics on occasion over summer. One thing that  I remember is that the road was rough and very long, narrow and with lots of sharp corners and we used to dread the ride out […]

August 13, 2018

Te Muri Bay Great Camp Spot NZ


Day Trip North Auckland, Overnight Beach Stay NZ, Regional Park NZ, Uncategorized

Te Muri Bay Is not only just a great camping spot Te Muri Bay  camp is also  quite isolated for a beach that is so close to Auckland.Reason being that you do have to walk a little way to camp and many people shy away from doing that.There is no road into the camp. You […]

July 30, 2018

Omaha Beach NZ North Auckland Lens View


Beach Visit NZ, Day Trip North Auckland

Omaha Beach NZ Is a beach North of Auckland,A popular beach with quite a number of flash homes and Holiday homes.I remember my first visit to the beach when I was just a kid.Back then there were very few houses. just loads of sand dunes and surf.It is great to be able to remember when […]

July 28, 2018

Take a Look at Hot Water Beach NZ


Beach Visit NZ, Day Trip North Auckland, Scenic Image NZ

I had always wanted to go to Hot Water Beach My Visit to Coromandel was my big chance. My sister came over from Australia so we planned a visit to Coromandel. This was my big chance to go to Hot Water Beach. All I knew was that you dig a hole and then relax in […]

July 11, 2018

Magic Day Out Kawau Island NZ


Day Trip North Auckland, Hauraki Gulf Island NZ, Scenic Image NZ

Looking for something to do on a beautiful summers day in the Auckland Region? There is an Island in the Hauraki Gulf that is a great destination for an extra special day out. Picture this  You come around the rocky coastal outcrop and into a crystal clear bay and there is a huge beautiful historic […]

June 19, 2018

Day Out Tiritiri Matangi Island A Bird Paradise


Day Trip North Auckland, Hauraki Gulf Island NZ

Have a great day out Tiritiri Matangi Island is where you will  see NZ bush and birds The First Step in Putting Nature  Right Many New Zealanders are keen to put time and effort into conservation and regenerating forests, saving our native birds and animals from extinction.This Island in the Hauraki Gulf is one success […]

June 19, 2018