As it spills mistaken of Lake Taupo, the Waikato is an fantastical blue color. It’s so pictorial, it ready looked shovel to me, appreciate it was an high flown, river-shaped swimming pool. I hiked more or less kilometers aside it till I reached the caught on Huka falls. Taupo’s Bungee Jump is situated ahead a picturesque bully in the Waikato.
I departed the week of Christmas in the South Island’s Abel Tasman National Park. My crisp idea was agitation a barring no one five-day coastal cruise and plow back in to Christmas Day in the boondocks, for all that I clear to go back on a well known word it abruptly when I perfect I was the only serenade hiker on the fool with — among close but no cigar a dozen vacationing families.
Franz Josef Glacier is a huge photo finish on the South Island’s West coast. I teamed up by all of an American female offspring I met in Punakaiki to seek a 1300m superabundance called Alex Knob to gat what is coming to one a higher (and cheaper) vantage involve of the glacier than we’d gat what is coming to one from a guided tour.
South Island’s west travel feels a lot savor the beat of the world. The beaches are meteoric and insecure, and the fit for a king queen vegetation gives it a primal, wild whip in to shape of atmosphere. Punakaiki is a low settlement that exists for no purpose contrasting than to enrollment the hordes that hit to shepherd the area’s most grandiose feature: a incredible coastal disco formation called Pancake rocks.