Whale watching scenic flight

Since it is whale watching season, I thought may be it is time for me to post about watching the whales from a flight. I have always watched these beautiful gentle giants from a lookout point or from a boat. I had never even thought of seeing them from up in the air. While my visit…

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Waimangu Volcanic Valley

Rotorua is home for many geothermal parks. A less famous one is the Waimangu Volcanic valley. It is the World’s youngest geothermal valley. The lakes are craters were created due to the Mt. Tarawera volcanic eruption. It has some of the distinct and beautiful geothermal lakes. It is said that the volcano has erupted around…

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Lake Waikaremoana Hike

I have decided to do more of multi day hikes. So, while searching for more walks in Australia and New Zealand, my friend Vijay and I stumbled upon the Lake Waikaremoana Track. We did a lot of research, but there was not one place where the entire information was available. So, I have decided to…

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Stewart Island – Complete guide

Stewart Island is the third biggest island in New Zealand. The island lies about 30 kilometers south of South Island. The best thing about Stewart Island is its wildlife and the estimated population of the island is around 400 people, which means less crowd. It is also known as Rakiura. The word ‘Rakiura’ is the…

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4 line Ziplining!

Queenstown is the place to be if you love adventures and if you are an adventure junkie. Ranging from Bungee jumping to Skydiving to Jetboating, Queenstown has it all. This is definitely my favourite place in New Zealand. The vibe and the air of this place is itself amazing. Since I have bungee jumped in…

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Swimming with dusky dolphins ūüź¨¬†

‘I can manage in the ocean’ I said. ‘I am not sure, the sea is moderate today and we are not letting any non-swimmers go inside the water’, one of the staff at Dolphin Encounter said. ‘Please, I really think this would be easy and I have done it once in the past. If you…

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I became a dwarf :P

I am one of those few people in the world who has never understood or read the series of Lord of the Rings and Hobbiton but still have managed to visit the Hobbiton movie set in New Zealand. Hobbiton movie set is a day trip from Auckland. It is clubbed with the Waitomo Caves. And…

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Jump, jump and jump!

All of my special occasions are very well planned – Always! And it was time for me to plan something for my birthday. After deciding (it was actually convincing Rahul¬†:/ )¬†on the location (New Zealand¬†it was, Yipppeee!), I started planning the itinerary. One of the items on my to-do list in NZ, was bungy jumping.…

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