Day Visit Hauraki Gulf Saddle Island NZ


Beach Visit NZ, Hauraki Gulf Island NZ, Scenic Image NZ

The Hauraki Gulf’s Saddle Island is a perfect picnic and swim location   You may have guessed, Saddle Island ( Te Haupa Island )gets its name because of the saddle like shape. Only a 15 min by boat from the mainland, this is a popular choice with us while fishing and exploring the Hauraki Gulf. […]

November 13, 2018

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

Camp on Motuora Island Hauraki Gulf NZ


Beach Visit NZ, Hauraki Gulf Island NZ, Overnight Beach Stay NZ, Scenic Image NZ

Do I want to camp on Motuora Island? What a question. Who would turn down a offer to camp on Motuora Island. I am lucky for 3 reasons.First I live in this amazing country ( I am always grateful for that) Next I have the best brother in the world. Hel loves the outdoors and […]

June 20, 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