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Mangahuia DOC campsite

Campsite review: Mangahuia DOC campsite, Tongariro National Park

The Mangahuia DOC campsite is a great little place to stay in beautiful nature. The atmosphere is quiet, but it’s a transient place due to most campers using it for a one- or two-night stay when doing one-day hikes in the area. The Mangahuia Department of Conservation campsite is situated at the edge of Tongariro National Park, right next to… Read more →

Lake Hawea DOC

Camping in New Zealand – Campsites and Holiday Parks

Whether you are a backpacker, working holidaymaker, or a short-term visitor on a road trip, camping is a great way of seeing the country and meeting interesting people. It’s easy to do in New Zealand and won’t break the bank. Kiwis themselves are such outdoor enthusiasts and very much into camping holidays, and hence there is an abundance of options… Read more →

Map at the Te Papa museum, Wellington

5 must-dos on your trip through New Zealand

We’ve all heard of the skydiving adventures, the white water rafting and surfing on the sand dunes in the north. I myself have indulged in activities and experiences that are highly advertised throughout New Zealand, such as bungy jumping, or a Lord of the Rings tour. And they were great! I don’t regret any of them. Quite the contrary. Having… Read more →

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