What Makes Cruising The Sounds New Zealand Spectacular

What Makes Cruising The Sounds New Zealand Spectacular

The Sounds were part of our Australia and New Zealand Cruise on Celebrity Solstice, but what makes cruising The Sounds New Zealand spectacular? Most cruisers will tell you that sailing through Milford, Doubtful, and Dusky Sounds was the highlight of their New Zealand cruise, and Rudyard Kipling described it as the ‘eighth wonder of the…

An Incredible Rotorua 3 Day Itinerary

An Incredible Rotorua 3 Day Itinerary

Welcome to Rotorua, New Zealand’s geothermal wonderland, where natural beauty and cultural richness blend seamlessly. Whether you’re drawn by the steaming geysers, bubbling mud pools, or the captivating Māori heritage, Rotorua promises an unforgettable adventure. In this comprehensive 3-day itinerary, I’ll guide you through the must-see sights, thrilling activities, and hidden spots that will make…

Karangahake Railway Tunnel Walk – A Complete Guide

Karangahake Railway Tunnel Walk – A Complete Guide

The Karangahake Railway Tunnel walk is one of the trails in Karangahake Gorge. It’s a picturesque hike with some interesting history and things to see along the way. We stopped to stretch our legs on our road trip from the Coromandel Peninsula to Rotorua. Where is Karangahake Gorge? The gorge is situated on State Highway…

One Day Auckland Itinerary

One Day Auckland Itinerary

Spending only one day in Auckland and looking for the best things to do? We had one day here after finishing our Celebrity Solstice cruise and managed to squeeze as much as possible into our day. Auckland is one of the main travel hubs of the North Island but few travellers tend to spend much…

Excursions From Tauranga Cruise Port

Excursions From Tauranga Cruise Port

Are you looking for excursions from Tauranga? We stopped at Tauranga cruise port as part of our Australia New Zealand Cruise on Celebrity Solstice, and there are a variety of tours depending on interests and budget. Tauranga is one of New Zealand’s busiest cruise ports and serves as a transit point for the historical harbour city of Tauranga and…