Tag: Bridge

Papaiti Walkway, WHANGANUI

You’d be forgiven for not having heard of Papaiti, a little semi-rural suburb in Whanganui, but it has been really been put on the map recently (well, at least for those of us who live here). It’s making a little name for itself as a gin tasting pit-stop on the Mountain to Sea bike trail. […]

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Bridge to Nowhere, WHANGANUI

Track Facts: Located in Whanganui National Park This is a whole day trip from Whanganui City We did 4 hours driving + 1.5 hour jet boat riding + 1.5 hour hiking + 2 hours canoeing Easy walk, relatively flat. Older kid friendly You will need: sun protection, water, insect repellent, wet weather gear, a packed […]

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Taranaki Falls Tongariro National Park


Taranaki Falls are located in the heart of Tongariro National Park, which interestingly became New Zealand’s first National Park in 1887! Tongariro National Park is also recognised as one of 28 World Heritage Sites, due to its cultural and spiritual importance to Maori (as well as the geological significance of the volcanic structures found there) […]

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Rangiwahia Hut, RUAHINE FOREST

Location: Ruahine Forest Park, Manawatu Region Time: Overnight. 2 hours up, 1 hour return Difficulty: Easy (Clear track. Running Shoes)

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