New Zealand Travelogue at a Glance

Our New Zealand Campervan

Kia ora! We’re currently traveling around New Zealand in our campervan called Big D. 

We arrived on January 28, 2020 and will be here through May 2020. Woot, woot! A total of 4 months in New Zealand! 

New Zealand Travelogue

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Trip Over Life – New Zealand Travelogue
Date
Region
Item Type
Item
Post
Tuesday, January 28, 2020Christchurch & CanterburyAccommodationCust Domain, Cust
Wednesday, January 29, 2020Christchurch & CanterburyAccommodationArundel Bridge Campsite, Geraldinehttp://www.tripoverlife.com/aoraki-mackenzie-international-dark-sky-reserve-new-zealand
Wednesday, January 29, 2020Christchurch & CanterburyActivityAoraki Mackenzie: International Dark Sky Reservehttp://www.tripoverlife.com/aoraki-mackenzie-international-dark-sky-reserve-new-zealand
Thursday, January 30, 2020Christchurch & CanterburyActivityLake Tekapo Scenic Reserve: glacial lake and Church of Good Shepherdhttp://www.tripoverlife.com/aoraki-mackenzie-international-dark-sky-reserve-new-zealand
Thursday, January 30, 2020Christchurch & CanterburyActivityDark Sky Project Summit Experience - TOUR CANCELLED DUE TO HIGH WINDShttp://www.tripoverlife.com/aoraki-mackenzie-international-dark-sky-reserve-new-zealand
Thursday, January 30, 2020Christchurch & CanterburyAccommodationLake McGregor, Tekapohttp://www.tripoverlife.com/aoraki-mackenzie-international-dark-sky-reserve-new-zealand
Friday, January 31, 2020Christchurch & CanterburyActivityLake Pukaki Reserve: glacial lake and viewshttp://www.tripoverlife.com/aoraki-mackenzie-international-dark-sky-reserve-new-zealand
Friday, January 31, 2020Christchurch & CanterburyAccommodationLake Pukaki Reservehttp://www.tripoverlife.com/aoraki-mackenzie-international-dark-sky-reserve-new-zealand
Saturday, February 1, 2020Christchurch & CanterburyActivitySouth West New Zealand World Heritage Area / Mt. Cook National Parkhttp://www.tripoverlife.com/aoraki-mackenzie-international-dark-sky-reserve-new-zealand
Saturday, February 1, 2020Christchurch & CanterburyTrampHooker Valley Track, Mt. Cook National Parkhttp://www.tripoverlife.com/aoraki-mackenzie-international-dark-sky-reserve-new-zealand
Saturday, February 1, 2020Christchurch & CanterburyTrampKea Track, Mt. Cook National Parkhttp://www.tripoverlife.com/aoraki-mackenzie-international-dark-sky-reserve-new-zealand
Saturday, February 1, 2020Christchurch & CanterburyAccommodationWhitehorse Hill Campground, Mt. Cook National Parkhttp://www.tripoverlife.com/aoraki-mackenzie-international-dark-sky-reserve-new-zealand
Sunday, February 2, 2020Christchurch & CanterburyTrampBlue Lakes & Tasman Glacier Track, Mt. Cook National Parkhttp://www.tripoverlife.com/aoraki-mackenzie-international-dark-sky-reserve-new-zealand
Sunday, February 2, 2020Christchurch & CanterburyActivityClay Cliffs Scenic Area
Sunday, February 2, 2020Christchurch & CanterburyActivityOmarama Hot Tubs
Sunday, February 2, 2020Christchurch & CanterburyAccommodationAhuriri Bridge Campsite, Omarama
Monday, February 3, 2020Dunedin & OtagoActivityLindis Pass Scenic Reserve
Monday, February 3, 2020Dunedin & OtagoEating & DrinkingMt. Difficulty Wines: wine tasting
Monday, February 3, 2020Dunedin & OtagoEating & DrinkingSpace at the Base - Scott Base Vineyards: wine and beer tasting
Monday, February 3, 2020Dunedin & OtagoAccommodationLowburn Harbour Campervan Parking, Lowburn
Tuesday, February 4, 2020Dunedin & OtagoEating & DrinkingCarrick Wines: wine tasting
Tuesday, February 4, 2020Dunedin & OtagoEating & DrinkingThe Stoaker Room
Tuesday, February 4, 2020Dunedin & OtagoAccommodationLowburn Harbour Campervan Parking, Lowburn
Wednesday, February 5, 2020Dunedin & OtagoActivityKatiki Historic Reserve and Lighthouse
Wednesday, February 5, 2020Dunedin & OtagoActivityMoeraki Boulders Beach
Wednesday, February 5, 2020Dunedin & OtagoActivityOamaru Victorian Precint
Wednesday, February 5, 2020Dunedin & OtagoAccommodationAll Day Bay Free Campground, Herbert
Thursday, February 6, 2020Dunedin & OtagoActivitySignal Hill Lookout
Thursday, February 6, 2020Dunedin & OtagoActivityBaldwin Street: world's steepest street
Thursday, February 6, 2020Dunedin & OtagoActivityDunedin Public Art Gallery
Thursday, February 6, 2020Dunedin & OtagoActivityDunedin Railway Station
Thursday, February 6, 2020Dunedin & OtagoActivityDunedin Street Art Trail
Thursday, February 6, 2020Dunedin & OtagoEating & DrinkingThe Speight's Ale House: beer tasting
Thursday, February 6, 2020Dunedin & OtagoAccommodationMarket Reserve, Dunedin
Friday, February 7, 2020Dunedin & OtagoActivityTaiaroa Head: albatross sighting
Friday, February 7, 2020Dunedin & OtagoTrampSandymount Recreation Reserve: Chasm and Lovers Leap
Friday, February 7, 2020Dunedin & OtagoActivitySandfly Bay Wildlife Refuge: viewpoint
Friday, February 7, 2020Dunedin & OtagoEating & DrinkingEmerson's Brewery
Friday, February 7, 2020Dunedin & OtagoActivityRoyal Albatross Centre: Little Blue Penguin Viewing
Friday, February 7, 2020Dunedin & OtagoAccommodationPortabello Road, Otago Peninsula
Saturday, February 8, 2020Dunedin & OtagoTrampTunnel Beach Track
Saturday, February 8, 2020Dunedin & OtagoEating & DrinkingNoisy Brewing Company
Saturday, February 8, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandAccommodationRiverside Motor Camp, Kaitangata
Sunday, February 9, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandActivityRoaring Bay & The Nuggets
Sunday, February 9, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandActivityCannibal Bay
Sunday, February 9, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandActivityBarrs Falls, Barrs Falls Scenic Reserve
Sunday, February 9, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandTrampJack's Blowhole
Sunday, February 9, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandAccommodationPurakaunui Campsite, Purakaunui Scenic Reserve
Monday, February 10, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandActivityPurakaunui Falls
Monday, February 10, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandActivityMatai Falls + Horseshoe Falls, Purakaunui
Monday, February 10, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandActivityThe Lost Gypsy Gallery, Papatowai
Monday, February 10, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandActivityFlorence Hill Lookout, Papatowai
Monday, February 10, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandTrampLake Wilkie, Papatowai
Monday, February 10, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandTrampMcLean Falls Walkway
Monday, February 10, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandEating & DrinkingThe Whistling Frog Cafe & Bar
Monday, February 10, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandActivityNiagara Falls
Monday, February 10, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandActivityCurio Bay: petrified forest
Monday, February 10, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandAccommodationWaikawa Recreation Reserve, Waikawa
Tuesday, February 11, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandTrampCathedral Caves
Tuesday, February 11, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandTrampKoropuku Falls
Tuesday, February 11, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandActivityCurio Bay
Tuesday, February 11, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandActivitySlope Point: southern most point on NZ South Island
Tuesday, February 11, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandActivityWaipapa Point Lighthouse
Tuesday, February 11, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandAccommodationFortrose Township A, Fortrose
Wednesday, February 12, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandAccommodationMonkey Island Road Reserve
Thursday, February 13, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandActivityGemstone Beach, Orepuki
Thursday, February 13, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandActivityMcCrakens Rest and Lookout, Orepuki
Thursday, February 13, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandTrampClifden Caves, Clifden
Thursday, February 13, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandAccommodationClifden Suspension Bridge, Clifden
Friday, February 14, 2020Fiordland & SouthlandTrampManapouri Circle Track
Friday, February 14, 2020Queenstown & WanakaAccommodationLake Wakatipu Lookout, Kingston
Saturday, February 15, 2020Queenstown & WanakaTrampGreat Walk: Routeburn - CLOSED / CANCELLED FOR SEASON DUE TO STORM DAMAGE
Saturday, February 15, 2020Queenstown & WanakaActivityGoOrange Doubtful Sound Overnight Kayak and Camp - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
Saturday, February 15, 2020Queenstown & WanakaTrampQueenstown Trail: Frankton Track
Saturday, February 15, 2020Queenstown & WanakaEating & DrinkingAltitude Brewing: beer tasting
Saturday, February 15, 2020Queenstown & WanakaTrampQueenstown Hill Walking Track + Summit
Saturday, February 15, 2020Queenstown & WanakaEating & DrinkingSearchlight Brewery
Saturday, February 15, 2020Queenstown & WanakaEating & DrinkingCaribe Latin Kitchen
Saturday, February 15, 2020Queenstown & WanakaAccommodationLake Wakatipu circular pullout, Kingston
Sunday, February 16, 2020Queenstown & WanakaEating & DrinkingThe Empanadas Kitchen
Sunday, February 16, 2020Queenstown & WanakaEating & DrinkingAtlas Beer Cafe
Sunday, February 16, 2020Queenstown & WanakaEating & DrinkingSmith's Beer House
Sunday, February 16, 2020Queenstown & WanakaAccommodationLake Wakatipu circular pullout, Kingston
Monday, February 17, 2020Queenstown & WanakaTrampBen Lomond Summit
Monday, February 17, 2020Queenstown & WanakaAccommodationMoke Lake Campground, Otago
Tuesday, February 18, 2020Queenstown & WanakaTrampMoke Lake Track
Tuesday, February 18, 2020Queenstown & WanakaTrampBob's Cove Walk
Tuesday, February 18, 2020Queenstown & WanakaTrampLake Hayes Walkway
Tuesday, February 18, 2020Queenstown & WanakaAccommodationCrown Range Road Summit Carpark, Cardrona
Wednesday, February 19, 2020Queenstown & WanakaEating & DrinkingCardrona Distillery: tasting
Wednesday, February 19, 2020Queenstown & WanakaActivityCardrona Bra Fence
Wednesday, February 19, 2020Queenstown & WanakaTrampMt Iron Loop Trail
Wednesday, February 19, 2020Queenstown & WanakaAccommodationpullout near Diamond Lake Conservation Area, Glendhu Bay
Thursday, February 20, 2020Queenstown & WanakaTrampDiamond Lake & Rocky Mountain
Thursday, February 20, 2020Queenstown & WanakaActivityRoy's Bay
Thursday, February 20, 2020Queenstown & WanakaEating & DrinkingRhyme and Reason Brewery
Thursday, February 20, 2020Queenstown & WanakaAccommodationpullout near Diamond Lake Conservation Area, Glendhu Bay
Friday, February 21, 2020Queenstown & WanakaActivityBremner Bay
Friday, February 21, 2020Queenstown & WanakaEating & Drinkingb.effect / b.social brewery & bar
Friday, February 21, 2020Queenstown & WanakaActivityLake Hawea Lookout
Friday, February 21, 2020Queenstown & WanakaAccommodationKidds Bush Reserve Campground, Hunter Valley
Saturday, February 22, 2020Queenstown & WanakaTrampIsthmus Peak Track, The Neck
Saturday, February 22, 2020Queenstown & WanakaAccommodationBoundary Creek Campground, Makarora
Sunday, February 23, 2020The West CoastTrampBlue Pools Track
Sunday, February 23, 2020The West CoastActivityFantail Falls
Sunday, February 23, 2020The West CoastTrampThunder Creek Falls
Sunday, February 23, 2020The West CoastTrampHaast Ship Creek Walks
Sunday, February 23, 2020The West CoastActivityKnights Point Lookout, Haast
Sunday, February 23, 2020The West CoastAccommodationbeachside, Bruce Bay
Monday, February 24, 2020The West CoastTrampLake Matheson Walk, Fox Glacier
Monday, February 24, 2020The West CoastTrampFranz Josef Glacier Valley Walk, Franz Josef
Monday, February 24, 2020The West CoastAccommodationBeach Road, Kakapotahi Scenic Reserve
Monday, February 24, 2020The West CoastTrampHokitika Gorge, Hokitika
Monday, February 24, 2020The West CoastActivityHokitika Beach, Hokitika
Monday, February 24, 2020The West CoastActivityGlowworm Dell, Hokitika
Tuesday, February 25, 2020The West CoastAccommodationSeaview Lodge & Backpackers campsite, Hokitika
Wednesday, February 26, 2020The West CoastTrampPoint Elizabeth Walkway, Cobden
Wednesday, February 26, 2020The West CoastTrampPancake Rocks, Punakaki
Wednesday, February 26, 2020The West CoastAccommodationMcMillan Road, Punakaki
Thursday, February 27, 2020The West CoastActivityPunakaki Cavern
Thursday, February 27, 2020The West CoastTrampPororari River Track
Thursday, February 27, 2020The West CoastTrampTruman Track
Thursday, February 27, 2020The West CoastTrampCape Foulwind Walkway: Seal Colony & Lighthouse
Thursday, February 27, 2020The West CoastAccommodationHector Freedom Campsite, Hector
Friday, February 28, 2020The West CoastTrampCharming Creek Walkway
Friday, February 28, 2020The West CoastAccommodationGentle Annie Seaside Accommodation & Campsites
Saturday, February 29, 2020The West CoastActivityKaramea Express: pick up rental vehicle
Saturday, February 29, 2020The West CoastTrampCrazy Paving & Box Canyon Caves, Oparara Basin
Saturday, February 29, 2020The West CoastTrampMoria Gate Loop and Mirror Tarn, Oparara Basin
Saturday, February 29, 2020The West CoastTrampOparara Arch, Oparara Basin
Saturday, February 29, 2020The West CoastActivityKaramea Express: drop off rental vehicle
Saturday, February 29, 2020The West CoastAccommodationKawatiri Beach Reserve, Westport
Sunday, March 1, 2020Marlborough & NelsonActivityLake Rotoiti, Nelson Lakes National Park
Sunday, March 1, 2020Marlborough & NelsonAccommodationWest Bay Campground, Nelson Lakes National Park
Monday, March 2, 2020Marlborough & NelsonActivitysunrise at Lake Rotoiti, Nelson Lakes National Park
Monday, March 2, 2020Marlborough & NelsonTrampMt. Robert Circuit, Nelson Lakes National Park
Monday, March 2, 2020Marlborough & NelsonTrampBellbird Walk, Nelson Lakes National Park
Monday, March 2, 2020Marlborough & NelsonAccommodationWest Bay Campground, Nelson Lakes National Park
Tuesday, March 3, 2020Marlborough & NelsonEating & DrinkingToad Hall, Motueka
Tuesday, March 3, 2020Marlborough & NelsonActivityJanie Seddon Shipwreck, Motueka
Tuesday, March 3, 2020Marlborough & NelsonAccommodationPort Motueka Beach Reserve, Motueka
Wednesday, March 4, 2020Marlborough & NelsonActivitySkydive Abel Tasman, Motueka
Wednesday, March 4, 2020Marlborough & NelsonEating & Drinkingdonuts @ The Smoking Barrel, Motueka
Wednesday, March 4, 2020Marlborough & NelsonEating & DrinkingRoots Bar, Takaka
Wednesday, March 4, 2020Marlborough & NelsonAccommodationWaitapu Bridge Freedom Campsite, Takaka
Thursday, March 5, 2020Marlborough & NelsonTrampWainui Bay, via Gibbs Hill Track, to Anapai Bay
Thursday, March 5, 2020Marlborough & NelsonAccommodationAnapai Bay Campsite, Abel Tasman National Park
Friday, March 6, 2020Marlborough & NelsonTrampAnapai Bay, via Separation Point route on Abel Tasman Great Walk, to Wainui Bay
Friday, March 6, 2020Marlborough & NelsonAccommodationWaitapu Bridge Freedom Campsite, Takaka
Saturday, March 7, 2020Marlborough & NelsonEating & DrinkingDancing Sands Distillery, Takaka
Saturday, March 7, 2020Marlborough & NelsonTrampTe Waikoropupū Springs
Saturday, March 7, 2020Marlborough & NelsonEating & DrinkingMussel Inn
Saturday, March 7, 2020Marlborough & NelsonActivityOnekaka Wharf
Saturday, March 7, 2020Marlborough & NelsonTrampWharariki Beach Track
Saturday, March 7, 2020Marlborough & NelsonAccommodationTuapata Gravel Reserve, Pakawau
Sunday, March 8, 2020Marlborough & NelsonTrampFarewell Spit
Sunday, March 8, 2020Marlborough & NelsonTrampCape Farewell
Sunday, March 8, 2020Marlborough & NelsonEating & DrinkingKiwi Spirit Distillery, Motupipi
Sunday, March 8, 2020Marlborough & NelsonTrampThe Grove Scenic Reserve, Clifton
Sunday, March 8, 2020Marlborough & NelsonTrampRawhiti Cave, Takaka
Sunday, March 8, 2020Marlborough & NelsonAccommodationWaitapu Bridge Freedom Campsite, Takaka
Monday, March 9, 2020Marlborough & NelsonTrampRiuwaka Resurgence, Riwaka
Monday, March 9, 2020Marlborough & NelsonEating & DrinkingEddyline Brewery & Pizzeria, Nelson
Monday, March 9, 2020Marlborough & NelsonAccommodationNew World car park, Nelson
Tuesday, March 10, 2020Marlborough & NelsonActivityPic's Peanut Butter World, Nelson
Tuesday, March 10, 2020Marlborough & NelsonActivityThe Suter Art Gallery, Nelson
Tuesday, March 10, 2020Marlborough & NelsonActivityQueen's Gardens, Nelson
Tuesday, March 10, 2020Marlborough & NelsonEating & DrinkingSprig & Fern: 134 Milton Street
Tuesday, March 10, 2020Marlborough & NelsonEating & DrinkingThe Free House
Tuesday, March 10, 2020Marlborough & NelsonAccommodationBuxton car park, Nelson
Wednesday, March 11, 2020Marlborough & NelsonActivityTahunanui Beach Recreation Reserve, Tahunanui
Wednesday, March 11, 2020Marlborough & NelsonActivityFrench Pass Scenic Drive
Wednesday, March 11, 2020Marlborough & NelsonAccommodationFrench Pass Campsite
Thursday, March 12, 2020Marlborough & NelsonActivityFrench Pass Scenic Drive
Thursday, March 12, 2020Marlborough & NelsonActivityElaine Bay Recreation Reserve
Thursday, March 12, 2020Marlborough & NelsonAccommodationBrown River Reserve, Rai Valley
Friday, March 13, 2020Marlborough & NelsonEating & DrinkingEmerald Pool, Mount Richmond Forest Park
Friday, March 13, 2020Marlborough & NelsonTrampWeta & Tawa & Waterfall 1 walks, Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve
Friday, March 13, 2020Marlborough & NelsonAccommodationPelorus Bridge Campground, Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve
Saturday, March 14, 2020Marlborough & NelsonEating & DrinkingPelorus Bridge Cafe, Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve
Saturday, March 14, 2020Marlborough & NelsonTrampCullen Point Lookout, Havelock
Saturday, March 14, 2020Marlborough & NelsonAccommodationKenepuru Head Campground, Kenepuru Head
Sunday, March 15, 2020Marlborough & NelsonTrampQueen Charlotte Track: Kenepuru Saddle to Eatwells' Lookout (out and back)
Sunday, March 15, 2020Marlborough & NelsonAccommodationKenepuru Head Campground, Kenepuru Head
Monday, March 16, 2020Marlborough & NelsonEating & DrinkingThe Mussel Pot Restaurant, Havelock
Monday, March 16, 2020Marlborough & NelsonAccommodationMistletoe Bay Reserve and Campground, Onahau Bay
Tuesday, March 17, 2020Marlborough & NelsonAccommodationWairau Diversion Reserve, Rarangi
Wednesday, March 18, 2020Marlborough & NelsonActivityInterislander Ferry: Picton to Wellington
Wednesday, March 18, 2020Wellington RegionEating & DrinkingTuatara Brewery, Parapaumu
Wednesday, March 18, 2020Wellington RegionEating & DrinkingThe Salt And Wood Collective (North End Brewery), Kapiti
Wednesday, March 18, 2020Wellington RegionAccommodationWaikawa Stream Recreation Reserve, Manakau
Thursday, March 19, 2020Taranaki & WhanganuiEating & DrinkingOpunake Fish Chips & More, Opunake
Thursday, March 19, 2020Taranaki & WhanganuiAccommodationAhu Ahu Road Reserve, Taranaki
Friday, March 20, 2020Taranaki & WhanganuiTrampTahurangi Translator Loop Track, Egmont National Park
Friday, March 20, 2020Taranaki & WhanganuiAccommodationNorth Egmont Visitor Center car park, Egmont National Park
Saturday, March 21, 2020Taranaki & WhanganuiActivityGovett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth
Saturday, March 21, 2020Taranaki & WhanganuiActivityLen Lye sculpture on Coastal Walkway, New Plymouth
Saturday, March 21, 2020Taranaki & WhanganuiEating & DrinkingMike's Brewery and Bistro, New Plymouth
Saturday, March 21, 2020Taranaki & WhanganuiActivityThe Forgotten World Highway
Saturday, March 21, 2020Taranaki & WhanganuiAccommodationTe Maire Scenic Reserve, Kirikau, Whanganui National Park
Monday, March 23, 2020Taupo & The Ruapehu RegionAccommodationKiwiCamp National Park, National Park Village
Tuesday, March 24, 2020Taupo & The Ruapehu RegionAccommodationKiwiCamp National Park, National Park Village
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - Wednesday, May 20, 2020 Taupo & The Ruapehu RegionAccommodationOwhango Airbnb: https://abnb.me/T36EtCqa84
Friday, May 15, 2020Taupo & The Ruapehu RegionTrampTaranaki Falls + Tama Lakes, Whakapapa, Tongariro National Park
Wednesday, May 20, 2020Taupo & The Ruapehu RegionTrampTawhai Falls Walk (Gollums Pool), Tongariro National Park
Wednesday, May 20, 2020Taupo & The Ruapehu RegionTrampSilica Rapids Walk, Tongariro National Park
Wednesday, May 20, 2020Taupo & The Ruapehu RegionAccommodationMangawhero Campsite, Tongariro National Park
Thursday, May 21, 2020Taupo & The Ruapehu RegionTrampWaitonga Falls Walk, Tongariro National Park
Thursday, May 21, 2020Taupo & The Ruapehu RegionActivityMangawhero Falls, Tongariro National Park
Thursday, May 21, 2020Taupo & The Ruapehu RegionAccommodationWaikoko Valley Campsites, Kaimanawa Forest Park
Friday, May 22, 2020Taupo & The Ruapehu RegionTrampTongariro Alpine Crossing: out and back Mangatepopo to Red Crater, Tongariro National Park
Friday, May 22, 2020Taupo & The Ruapehu RegionAccommodationKiwiCamp National Park, National Park Village
Saturday, May 23, 2020Taupo & The Ruapehu RegionAccommodationWhakaipo Bay Recreation Reserve, Kinloch
Sunday, May 24, 2020Taupo & The Ruapehu RegionTrampHuka Falls Walkway
Sunday, May 24, 2020Rotorua & The Bay of PlentyAccommodationRerewhakaaitu - Ash Pit Road Campsite
Monday, May 25, 2020Rotorua & The Bay of PlentyActivityGovernment Gardens, Rotorua
Monday, May 25, 2020Rotorua & The Bay of PlentyActivitySulphur Point Wildlife Sanctuary and Lake Rotorua (Motutara) Wildlife Refuge, Rotorua
Monday, May 25, 2020Rotorua & The Bay of PlentyActivityKuirau Park, Rotorua
Monday, May 25, 2020Rotorua & The Bay of PlentyTrampforest walk, The Redwoods, Whakarewarewa Forest, Rotorua
Monday, May 25, 2020Waikato & The Coromandel PeninsulaAccommodationLittle Waipa Reserve, Arapuni
Tuesday, May 26, 2020Waikato & The Coromandel PeninsulaTrampRuakuri Bush Walk, Waitomo
Tuesday, May 26, 2020Waikato & The Coromandel PeninsulaTrampMangapohue Natural Bridge, Te Anga
Tuesday, May 26, 2020Waikato & The Coromandel PeninsulaTrampPiripiri Cave Scenic Reserve, Te Anga
Tuesday, May 26, 2020Waikato & The Coromandel PeninsulaAccommodationLake Ngarato Reserve, Te Awamutu
Wednesday, May 27, 2020Waikato & The Coromandel PeninsulaEating & DrinkingGood George Brewing & Dining Hall, Hamilton
Wednesday, May 27, 2020Waikato & The Coromandel PeninsulaAccommodationOnewhero Domain, Onewhero
Thursday, May 28, 2020Auckland RegionTrampWhatipu Cave Track (open section of Hillary Trail), Whatipu
Thursday, May 28, 2020Auckland RegionActivityWhatipu Beach, Whatipu
Thursday, May 28, 2020Auckland RegionAccommodationWhatipu Lodge and Campground, Whatipu
Friday, May 29, 2020Auckland RegionTrampKitekite Falls Track (open section of Hillary Trail), Piha
Friday, May 29, 2020Auckland RegionActivityPiha Beach, Piha
Friday, May 29, 2020Auckland RegionAccommodationLog Race Road SCC, Piha
Saturday, May 30, 2020Auckland RegionTrampMercer Bay Loop (open section of Hillary Trail), Piha
Saturday, May 30, 2020Auckland RegionEating & DrinkingLiberty Brewing Taproom, Helensville
Saturday, May 30, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandAccommodationTrounson Kauri Park Campground, Donnellys Crossing
Sunday, May 31, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandTrampTrounson Kauri Park Loop Walk, Donnellys Crossing
Sunday, May 31, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandAccommodationTrounson Kauri Park Campground, Donnellys Crossing
Monday, June 1, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandActivityTane Mahuta, Waipoua Kauri Forest Park
Monday, June 1, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandActivityviewpoint over sand dunes, Arai te Uru Nature Reserve, Omapere
Monday, June 1, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandAccommodationRaetea North Camping Area, Mangamuka
Tuesday, June 2, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandAccommodationRarawa Beach Campsite, Paxton Point Conservation Area, Te Paki
Wednesday, June 3, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandTrampGiant Te Paki Sand Dunes, Cape Reinga
Wednesday, June 3, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandActivityTe Rerenga Wairua, Cape Reinga Lighthouse, Cape Reinga
Wednesday, June 3, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandAccommodationKapowairua (Spirits Bay) Campsite, Cape Reinga
Thursday, June 4, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandTrampTwighlight-Te Werahi Loop Track, Cape Reinga
Thursday, June 4, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandAccommodationRarawa Beach Campsite, Paxton Point Conservation Area, Te Paki
Friday, June 5, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandActivity90 Mile Beach, Northland
Friday, June 5, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandAccommodationTotara Road North, Totara North
Saturday, June 6, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandActivityRainbow Falls (Waianiwaniwa), Kerikeri
Saturday, June 6, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandActivityWaitangi Treaty Grounds, Waitangi
Saturday, June 6, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandActivityHaruru Falls, Waitangi
Saturday, June 6, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandAccommodationWhananaki South Beach, Whananaki
Sunday, June 7, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandActivityTutukaka Coast, Tutukaka
Sunday, June 7, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandAccommodationKowharewa Bay, Northland
Monday, June 8, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandTrampWhangarei Falls, Whangarei
Monday, June 8, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandTrampMt Manaia Track, Whangarei Heads
Monday, June 8, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandAccommodationOcean Beach carpark, Whangarei Heads
Tuesday, June 9, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandTrampPeach Cove to Ocean Beach Track (part of Te Whara Track), Whangarei Heads
Tuesday, June 9, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandTrampWaipu Caves, Waipu
Tuesday, June 9, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandAccommodationWaipu Caves, Waipu
Wednesday, June 10, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandTrampWaipu Coastal Trail to Pancake Rocks, Waipu
Wednesday, June 10, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandTrampMangawhai Cliff Walk, Mangawhai Heads
Wednesday, June 10, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandEating & DrinkingMcLeod's Brewery, Waipu
Wednesday, June 10, 2020Bay of Islands & NorthlandAccommodationUretiti Beach DOC Campground, Waipu
Thursday, June 11, 2020Auckland RegionEating & Drinking8 Wired Brewing - Barrelworks, Matakana
Thursday, June 11, 2020Auckland RegionEating & DrinkingDeep Creek Brews & Eats, Browns Bay, Auckland
Thursday, June 11, 2020Auckland RegionAccommodationLong Bay Regional Park, Long Bay, Auckland
Friday, June 12, 2020Auckland RegionTrampLava Caves,.Summit & Crater Rim & Wilson's Park Track, Rangitoto Island Scenic Reserve
Friday, June 12, 2020Auckland RegionEating & DrinkingEpic Beer, Onehunga, Auckland
Friday, June 12, 2020Auckland RegionAccommodationAmbury Regional Park, Mangere Bridge, Auckland
Saturday, June 13, 2020Auckland RegionActivityAuckland Zoo
Saturday, June 13, 2020Auckland RegionEating & DrinkingUrbanaut Brewing Co., Kingsland, Auckland
Saturday, June 13, 2020Waikato & The Coromandel PeninsulaAccommodationKaiaua Boat Ramp Reserve, Kaiaua
Saturday, June 14, 2020Waikato & The Coromandel PeninsulaAccommodationStony Bay DOC Campsite, Port Charles
Monday, June 15, 2020Waikato & The Coromandel PeninsulaTrampCoromandel Coastal Walkway
Monday, June 15, 2020Waikato & The Coromandel PeninsulaAccommodationStony Bay DOC Campsite, Port Charles
Tuesday, June 16, 2020Waikato & The Coromandel PeninsulaActivityWaiau Falls, Waiau
Tuesday, June 16, 2020Waikato & The Coromandel PeninsulaTrampCathedral Cove, Hahei
Tuesday, June 16, 2020Waikato & The Coromandel PeninsulaAccommodationPurangi Regional Reserve, Cooks Beach
Wednesday, June 17, 2020Waikato & The Coromandel PeninsulaTrampKarangahake Windows Walk, Karangahake
Wednesday, June 17, 2020Waikato & The Coromandel PeninsulaAccommodationLittle Waipa Reserve, Arapuni
Thursday, June 18, 2020Waikato & The Coromandel PeninsulaActivityHobbiton Movie Set Tour, Hinuera
Thursday, June 18, 2020Waikato & The Coromandel PeninsulaAccommodationLittle Waipa Reserve, Arapuni
Friday, June 19, 2020Rotorua & The Bay of PlentyTrampWaterfall and Glowworm Track, McLaren Falls Park, Omanawa
Friday, June 19, 2020Rotorua & The Bay of PlentyAccommodationMcLaren Falls Park, Omanawa
Saturday, June 20, 2020Rotorua & The Bay of PlentyEating & DrinkingThe Rising Tide Brewery & Eatery, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
Saturday, June 20, 2020Rotorua & The Bay of PlentyAccommodationMaketu Freedom Campsite, Papamoa Beach
Sunday, June 21, 2020Rotorua & The Bay of PlentyTrampTe Whaiti-Nui-a-Toi Canyon, Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tane Conservation Park
Sunday, June 21, 2020Rotorua & The Bay of PlentyTrampWaiatiu Falls Track, Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tane Conservation Park
Sunday, June 21, 2020Rotorua & The Bay of PlentyTrampSanctuary Night Walk, Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tane Conservation Park
Sunday, June 21, 2020Rotorua & The Bay of PlentyAccommodationSanctuary Campsite, Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tane Conservation Park
Monday, June 22, 2020Rotorua & The Bay of PlentyTrampSanctuary Loop Walk, Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tane Conservation Park
Monday, June 22, 2020Rotorua & The Bay of PlentyActivityWaimangu Volcanic Valley, Waimangu
Monday, June 22, 2020The East CoastAccommodationGlenfalls DOC Campsite, Te Haroto
Tuesday, June 23, 2020The East CoastTrampOnepoto Caves Track, Waikaremoana
Tuesday, June 23, 2020The East CoastAccommodationRosie Bay DOC Campsite, Te Urewera
Wednesday, June 24, 2020The East CoastTrampLou's Lookout, Te Urewera
Wednesday, June 24, 2020The East CoastTrampWhatapo Bay, Te Urewera
Wednesday, June 24, 2020The East CoastTrampTawa Walk, Te Urewera
Wednesday, June 24, 2020The East CoastAccommodationWaikaremoana Holiday Park, Te Urewera
Thursday, June 25, 2020The East CoastTrampHinerau Walk, Te Urewera
Thursday, June 25, 2020The East CoastEating & DrinkingPacifica Restaurant, Napier
Thursday, June 25, 2020The East CoastAccommodationPump Track Freedom Camping, Napier
Friday, June 26, 2020The East CoastEating & DrinkingBrave Brewing Company, Hastings
Friday, June 26, 2020The East CoastEating & DrinkingTui Brewery, Mangatainoka
Friday, June 26, 2020The East CoastAccommodationWoodville Ferry Reserve, Ballance
Saturday, June 27, 2020Wellington RegionActivityPukaha National Wildlife Center, Mount Bruce
Saturday, June 27, 2020Wellington RegionEating & DrinkingThe Wine Bank, Martinborough
Saturday, June 27, 2020Wellington RegionAccommodationLake Domain Reserve, Lake Domain
Sunday, June 28, 2020Wellington RegionEating & DrinkingMargrain Vineyard Cellar Door, Martinborough
Sunday, June 28, 2020Wellington RegionEating & DrinkingSchubert Wines Cellar Door, Martinborough
Sunday, June 28, 2020Wellington RegionEating & DrinkingOh My Goodness Cafe, Martinborough
Sunday, June 28, 2020Wellington RegionEating & DrinkingTe Kairanga, Martinborough
Sunday, June 28, 2020Wellington RegionAccommodationPutangirua Pinnacles DOC Campsite, Featherston
Monday, June 29, 2020Wellington RegionActivityCape Palliser Lighthouse, Cape Palliser
Monday, June 29, 2020Wellington RegionTrampPutangirua Pinnacles, Wairapa
Monday, June 29, 2020Wellington RegionAccommodationPutangirua Pinnacles DOC Campsite, Featherston
Tuesday, June 30, 2020Wellington RegionAccommodationLake Domain Reserve, Lake Domain
Wednesday, July 1, 2020Wellington RegionActivityMuseum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Te Aro, Wellington
Wednesday, July 1, 2020Wellington RegionEating & DrinkingThe Library, Te Aro, Wellington
Wednesday, July 1, 2020Wellington RegionEating & DrinkingBurger Liquor, Mount Victoria, Wellington
Wednesday, July 1, 2020Wellington RegionEating & DrinkingGarage Project Taproom: 91 Aro, Aro Valley, Wellington
Wednesday, July 1, 2020Wellington RegionAccommodationEvans Bay Marina Self-Contained Camping, Hataitai, Wellington
Thursday, July 2, 2020Wellington RegionActivityWeta Workshop, Miramar, Wellington
Thursday, July 2, 2020Wellington RegionEating & DrinkingFIX & FOGG, Te Aro, Wellington
Thursday, July 2, 2020Wellington RegionEating & DrinkingGolding's Free Dive, Te Aro, Wellington
Wednesday, July 1, 2020Wellington RegionActivityMuseum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Te Aro, Wellington
Thursday, July 2, 2020Wellington RegionEating & DrinkingHUSK, Te Aro, Wellington
Thursday, July 2, 2020Wellington RegionEating & DrinkingHeyday Beer Co, Te Aro, Wellington
Thursday, July 2, 2020Wellington RegionAccommodationEvans Bay Marina Self-Contained Camping, Hataitai, Wellington
Friday, July 3, 2020Wellington RegionActivityWellington Cable Car
Friday, July 3, 2020Wellington RegionActivityCity Gallery, Wellington
Friday, July 3, 2020Wellington RegionEating & DrinkingFork and Brewer, Te Aro, Wellington
Friday, July 3, 2020Wellington RegionActivityParrotdog Bar, Rongotai, Wellington
Friday, July 3, 2020Wellington RegionAccommodationEvans Bay Marina Self-Contained Camping, Hataitai, Wellington
Saturday, July 4, 2020Wellington RegionActivityBluebridge Ferry: Wellington to Picton
Saturday, July 4, 2020Marlborough & NelsonAccommodationKiwicamp, Riverdale
Sunday, July 5, 2020Marlborough & NelsonActivityOmaka Aviation Heritage Centre, Blenheim
Sunday, July 5, 2020Marlborough & NelsonAccommodationWest End Car Park, Kaikoura
Monday, July 6, 2020Marlborough & NelsonActivityAir Kaikoura whale watching flight
Monday, July 6, 2020Marlborough & NelsonTrampKaikoura Peninsula Walkway: Port Kean loop
Monday, July 6, 2020Marlborough & NelsonEating & DrinkingThe Original World Famous Kaikoura Seafood BBQ
Monday, July 6, 2020Marlborough & NelsonEating & DrinkingCooper's Catch
Monday, July 6, 2020Marlborough & NelsonEating & DrinkingPoppy's Ice Cream
Monday, July 6, 2020Christchurch & CanterburyAccommodationAmberley Beach Camping Ground, Amberley

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travel dates: January 28, 2020 – present

last updated: April 26, 2020

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