Bay of Plenty

Home/Bay of Plenty

Is Wai-O-Tapu worth the money?

It's one of, if not the, most popular geothermal tourist hot spots in New Zealand, but with a price tag of $36 per person, is Wai-O-Tapu worth the money? Especially when you can see (and smell) the geothermal activity for free or for considerably cheaper all throughout Rotorua. We’re not usually fans of big touristy activities but we love anything to do with nature and when you’re in an area [...]

2020-03-16T18:37:14+13:00October 10th, 2019|0 Comments

How to have an epic weekend at Mount Maunganui!

If you’re looking for a coastal escape with volcanic views, plenty of nature to get lost in but to also be close enough to a city so you don’t feel isolate, Mount Maunganui on the outskirts of Tauranga is somewhere you need to add to your New Zealand destinations list. We didn’t know what to expect with Tauranga, but once we stumbled upon the little coastal district of Mount Maunganui [...]

2020-03-16T18:39:04+13:00August 6th, 2019|0 Comments