Earnslaw Burn track to the water falls and a look at the Lupins around Glenorchy, click picture below to view the gallery. As pretty as the Lupins are during bloom, they’re are classed as an invasive weed.
Saturday 21st September 2019 – Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Click photo below to access the gallery and trip notes…
Explore around the Eastern Side of Coromandal. Bays explored include Pokohino Bay, Pakahakaha Bay and finally Opoutere Bay.
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Day trip up north to visit Waipu Caves in the Whangarei District, click picture below to view album…
22nd April 2018 – Pack Raft Explore of the river from Karangahake Gorge towards Paeroa township. Click Picture below to access the gallery.
Trip to Vanuatu over Easter from 29th March 2017 to 7th April 2018 – Including Espiritu Santo (click pictures to view gallery)…
…and the island of Tanna to see the Active Volcano of Tanna
Sadly didn’t get my Helicopter trip to visit Ambrym this time around due to weather.
Apart from any up and coming work trips, I’m going dial back a little from traveling for a while, so the volume of trip photos will likely drop accordingly (Not that it really matters as such)
18th February 2018 – Testing out Carl’s Alpacka Gnu Pack raft, click picture to access gallery…
Pictures from a short stop at Taitua Arboretum. Click Picture to view Gallery…
Departed Sandspit Yacht Club, around past Tawharanui where conditions was quite wavy, then direct to Taranga Island, part of the Hen and Chickens archipelago for our first snorkelling stop.
Then westward to the west side of the island where we anchored for a nice light lunch prepared by Clair (Kurt’s other half) of wraps and muffins.
We then cruised around north past West Chicken island before heading east towards Lady Alice Island where we anchored at Karimoko Bay for another spot of Snorkeling.
Aftewards, a short stop by Sail Rock and then a smooth cruise back to Base at Sandspit. Continue reading “Gulf Eco Charters Hen and Chicken Islands”
Over the New Year period, did a couple of road trips to explore around the Waiarapa region
First port of call was visiting Cape Palliser (Click Photo below to access gallery)
…and Putangirua Pinnacles (Click Photo below to access gallery) before diverting to Havelock North
A later attempt to finish off the road trip was made shortly after my King Country Road Trip, where I went to visit the Gallipoli The Scale of our War Exhibition at Te Papa. Click picture below to access the Photo Gallery
With a visit to Castle Point, Tinui ANZAC walkway and Stone Hedge Aotearoa (Click Photo below to access gallery) staying at Rusty Nail Lodge in Taihape on the way back.
Pictures from the Heaphy Track, including a few off track explores to some caves. Click picture below to access the gallery on NUI.NZ…
Photos from a Caving experience on a private farm at Pio Pio. Thanks agasin to Suzie, Phil and Luke for their hospitality and having us scullywags. Click picture to below to access the gallery on NUI.NZ…
Short stroll, st along a short part of the the Bethells Coast to Taetahinga Point and back to the track carpark… More to maintain (Hiking specific) Fitness or at least hopefully stop it from falling away too much!!
6th to 7th May 2017 – Explore around Port Waikato and Harker Reserve. Originally meant to be a comet shower observation trip though Forecasts weren’t correct. Click here for Album
With Matt Davison, Nicole Scheid, Brody Radford and myself. Flew down from Auckland very early Saturday Morning and flew back up to Auckland on the ANZAC Tuesday
T’was a very tough going track, mainly due to the steep and sharp undulations. Oaonui Track was pretty rough and took a lot of energy to do. Was pretty much drained out at the end of both day 2 and day 3 of the Walk. Continue reading “Taranaki Around the Mountain Circuit Trip Notes”