New Zealand

Zorbing – A Surreal and Epic Experience in Rotorua!

Prior to experiencing zorbing in Rotorua, I had always wondered what the fuss was about. I also wondered how it worked. Surely being pushed down a hill in a large inflatable bubble would often result in some sort of concussion?! Zorb Rotorua is well known as being the first official zorb site to be operating […]

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Why Tamaki Maori Village is a true Maori experience.

Before and upon my arrival in New Zealand, I was very interested in Maori history and culture. I really wanted to learn more about it and immerse myself in the traditions which are still held today. Attending the Tamaki Maori Village in Rotorua was the perfect opportunity to do this. In short, it look my […]

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Skyline Rotorua – So Much More Than Meets The Eye

Skyline Rotorua boasts quite a name throughout New Zealand, and it’s easy to see why. You’re greeted by friendly and enthusiastic staff and presented with fun, adrenaline-pumping rides, plenty of amazing food choices and lots of crazy flavoured jelly beans! What’s not to love?! It’s based on one of the main roads in Rotorua, just […]

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White Water Jet Boat Thrills on Waikato River, Taupo

The Jet Boat is well known throughout New Zealand and I was thrilled to be experiencing it. This time I was on the north island, in the iconic town of Taupo, with its famous lakes and rivers. This Jet Boat, ‘Rapids Jet’, is a striking yellow colour, and has been whizzing around the Aratiatia Scenic […]

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Vortex Cinema – A World of Possibilities

The Vortex Cinema is based in the hub of central Queenstown. It is immersed in the busy atmosphere of the popular New Zealand town, and sits along Shotover Street, which is also home to many famous cafes, businesses and hostels. The complex caught my eye as I was exploring the beautiful little streets. I thought […]

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Hydro Attack – When Shark Meets Machine!

When I arrived in Queenstown, it struck me how mountainous the surroundings were. I was expecting some incredibly beautiful scenery, but I wasn’t expecting the scenes that greeted me one afternoon as I went for a stroll in the centre. It is a small little town centre with unique shops and it has a lovely […]

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