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

Scenic NZ Bush Train Trip Coromandel


Coromandel, Scenic Bush NZ, Scenic Image NZ

I Highly recommend this scenic  NZ bush train trip On visiting the Coromandel region recently one of the highlights was visiting the Driving Creek railway and enjoying a train trip that winds up through the lush kiwi bush. The tourist attraction for young and old to enjoy. This is an enjoyable tourist attraction with a […]

October 28, 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

NZ Plants in My Garden


NZ Gardens, Scenic Image NZ

Why NZ Plants in my garden? I have  decided to do something a little unusual for this post and share my garden images. Well this post idea is actually inspired by my flower photo images that are all  taken in my home garden North of Auckland.With my Nikon Coolpix Micro setting the flowers can make […]

October 1, 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

Black and White Coastal Image NZ


Beach Visit NZ, Scenic Image NZ

Having fun with the camera in a black and white image setting. Just decided to play with the black and white setting on my camera one day and I was pleasantly surprised by how good many of the images looked.These are all coastal images, taken around various parks and beaches in the Auckland north region. […]

September 15, 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

Beautiful Scenic Trip To Auckland Take a Look


Beach Visit NZ, Overnight Beach Stay NZ, Regional Park NZ, Scenic Image NZ, Uncategorized

I was more than ready for this scenic trip to Auckland Overnight at Keddle House,  Anawhata Beach.  Wow instantly springs from your tongue as you round Keddle House and onto the edge of the lawn at the back. You are totally blown away by the view as you realise this is a true scenic trip to […]

June 29, 2018

A Unique Relaxed Kiwi Beach Stay NZ


Beach Visit NZ, Overnight Beach Stay NZ, Regional Park NZ, Scenic Image NZ

Would you like the beach to yourself? This may not be the lap of luxury but if you love nature then you will love this Kiwi beach stay. I thought this wet winters day was perfect for writing up my New Years stay at Big Bay. Located at the Mahurangi Heads, North Auckland. This is […]

June 26, 2018

Check Out the Kiwi Bush Experience


Kiwi Bush, Scenic Bush NZ, Scenic Image NZ

Surround yourself with nature with the Kiwi bush experience. The bush in NZ perfect if you love to hang out in the outdoors I spent hours playing in the bush down the back of my father’s house as a kid and maybe that is why I love to go for bush walks today. There are […]

June 24, 2018