Top 10 New Zealand Waterfalls

It’s not easy to put together a Top 10 Best New Zealand Waterfalls List, but here is a list of our favorites that we have personally visited.

Mt Damper Falls: Strange Creature and Changes..

Joyce and I first visited this waterfall in early March 2006. It was a showery day and we were about to return to our transport when we experienced an extreme shower. It felt like we had got too close to the falls! We used the little shelter provided by the tree ferns at the top […]

New Zealand Return Itinerary – December 20, 2009 to January 3, 2010

This itinerary was the first part of our month-long end-of-the-year (and end-of-the-decade for that matter) trip to both New Zealand and the Cook Islands. This first part focuses only on the New Zealand leg of the trip…

“Ch- Ch- Ch- Changes” (North Island, New Zealand – January 4, 2010 to January 10, 2010)

I guess our sentiment that this place was rather “Dead As” was challenged when we happened to witness some hideous shouting of two Maori gangs hurling insults and even bottles at each other…

New Zealand Honeymoon Itinerary – November 5, 2004 to December 3, 2004

As you can see by the title of this page, this itinerary was our honeymoon with a destination wedding in the Land of the Long White Cloud. For Julie and I, this was the trip that opened up our eyes to what was out there in the world…

“The Journey Through Mordor” (Taranaki and Tongariro Crossing – November 16, 2004 to November 19, 2004)

The weather report had predicted bad weather until Friday. Unfortunately, it was Tuesday and I was worried our hoped-for Tongariro Crossing hike was in jeopardy…