Archive for December, 2013

31. December 2013
Slope Point – The southernmost point of New Zealand

New Year's Eve with penguins and dolphins in the Catlins

From Balclutha out it was not far to the Catlins, a region of green meadows, pristine forests and a rugged coastline. In the Catlins many animals are to […]

28. December 2013
Bushy Beach

Dunedin an der Ostküste Neuseelands

Dunedin is a university town on the east coast of New Zealand's South Island. On the way there we watched Māori rock art and the Elephant Rocks at, these are huge stones in the middle of a […]

26. December 2013
Hooker Valley

Wandern am Mount Cook

Before it went to the highest mountain in New Zealand, we made an overnight stop at the Glenn Tanner Park at Lake Pukaki. Unfortunately, the sky was gray and cloudy here, so we the […]

22. December 2013
Lake Tekapo

Christmas at Lake Tekapo

The blue waters of Lake Tekapo already stabbed us from afar eye. In the same small town we looked for a place on the campsite, the over the Christmas holidays throughout […]

21. December 2013
On The Way To Lake Tekapo

Camper tour on the South Island

When we landed in Christchurch, It rained here in buckets, as well as on our arrival in Auckland. John of the CampaSouth Car Rental picked us up at the airport and […]

20. December 2013
Auckland Airport

End our tour in the North Island of New Zealand

On the way back to Auckland we spent another night in Orere Point on the sea and the next day we drove to the airport camping in Auckland. This is […]

18. December 2013
Cathedral Cove

On the Coromandel Peninsula

We went into our camper, the Coromandel Peninsula. There is the so-called Hot Water Beach, the holds a very special surprise. One can namely two […]

Hobbit Cave By Samwise Gamgee

In Hobbingen

In the afternoon we drove to Matamata. In the near Matamata, on the grounds of “Alexander-Farm”, was the director Sir Peter Jackson to a long search for the perfect location […]

15. December 2013
Ruapehu Vulkan

Tongariro Nationalpark

Next, we wanted to Tangariro National Park. On the way there we made a short stop at the Huka Falls. Past the place Taupo and the Taupo with its beautiful […]

13. December 2013
Hot Springs In Kuirau Park

Hot Springs, Mud pools and a boiling river

We had hardly arrived in Rotorua and had been the smell of rotten eggs in the nose. Rotorua, also called "Sulphur City", and its surroundings is one of New Zealand thermal areas. […]

10. December 2013
Let's go

Sand surfing and endless beaches

From Cape Reinga we went to the Te Paki Giant Sand Dunes. The 100m high dunes can be overcome with the sand board and we did not want to miss these fun us […]

7. December 2013
Kap Hell

To Cape Reinga in the north of New Zealand

In the pouring rain, we picked up our camper in Auckland and Thought, worse, the weather can not be yes. And lo and behold, shortly after we left Auckland behind us, […]

4. December 2013
Skyline And Harbor View

Kia ora Zealand!

“Kia ora "is the greeting of the Māori, the indigenous people of New Zealand, and it is still used in everyday language. Auckland on the North Island was our first destination in New Zealand. At […]

Flag of Australia

Good bye Australia!

Almost six weeks we spent in Australia. Sorry, we could discover at this time only a small part of this vast country. Australia is also much larger than Europe. […]