The Best Dunedin Tours from Cruise Ships

lush rolling hills

Are you looking to find the best Dunedin tours from cruise ships? We stopped at Dunedin as part of our Australia New Zealand Cruise on Celebrity Solstice and there are lots of different tours depending on interests and budget. Dunedin is the second-largest city on the South Island of New Zealand, after Christchurch. Archaeology suggests … Read more

What Makes Cruising The Sounds New Zealand Spectacular

a tall waterfall gushing into the fiord from the cliff top

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 … Read more

A Complete Guide to Karangahake Railway Tunnel Walk

view over the river of a bridge and rocks on walking trail

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. This guide will provide all the information you need for the … Read more

Cathedral Cove Walking Track – Important Information and 12 Top Tips

a cove with a rock in the shape of a cathedral

The Cathedral Cove Walking Track was the highlight of our two days on the Coromandel Peninsula. These tips and information will make your time at Cathedral Cove more enjoyable. Cathedral Cove Walking Track Tips Where is Cathedral Cove? The nearest place to Cathedral Cove is Hahei, on the Coromandel Peninsula. It is 185 km from … Read more

Our Fabulous Celebrity Solstice New Zealand Cruise | 13 Days

celebrity solstice

Our Celebrity Solstice New Zealand cruise departed from Sydney, Australia, and took us to New Zealand where it finished. We flew into Sydney the day before and stayed the night at Holiday Inn Old Sydney. There’s lots of things to do in Sydney and makes an ideal pre-cruise stay. Day 1 | Celebrity Solstice departs … Read more

The Best 3 Day Trips From Tauranga

The Best 3 Day Trips From Tauranga

Are you looking for day trips 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 … Read more