Photo Gallery – Auckland to Wellington

Auckland is the main destination arrival City of New Zealand. It is the biggest Polynesian City in the world. Famous for its beaches, its fine harbours and yachting, it is a very modern city this modern city. Travel south and you are in the dairy lands of the Waikato, the home of Hobbiton in Matamata. Rotorua New Zealand most active tourism city is in the Bay of Plenty and is known as the centre of Maoridom and Maori Culture. It is an active geothermal region with geysers, Boiling mud and steam holes and a mecca for Earth and Science education.

Further south is Lake Taupo and the Tongariro National park. Here are the 3 mountains Tongariro, Ngauruhoe and Ruapehu. It is here that hosted Mordor and was known as Middle Earth in the film, Lord of the Rings. Travel through desert and then agricultural and dairy farming to Wellington the Capital City.

Great Tour Experiences - Photo Gallery Auckland Rotorua

Auckland Museum: Is situated on a hill above the city and facing the Hauraki Gulf. It is rich in Maori and war exhibits.

Mt Eden - Photo Gallery Auckland Rotorua

Mt Eden is an extinct volcano: The crater and the Maori fortress, almost 250 years old is visible. Here offers a panoramic view of Auckland including both the Waitemata and the Manukau Harbours.

Great Tour Experiences - Photo Gallery Auckland Rotorua

The Pride of Auckland:  Enjoy the unique Auckland landscape from the water on this relaxed sailing experience Sail where the wind takes us on this stunning harbour.

Auckland view from One Tree Hill - Photo Gallery Auckland Rotorua

Explore NZ:These Americas Cup Yachts are yours to sail in. Auckland has more Yachts per capita than any other city in the world,

Auckland Harbour Bridge - Photo Gallery Auckland Rotorua

Auckland Harbour Bridge: Built and opened in 1959 it opened up the North Shore. It is popular as a base for Bungee Jumping.

Sky Tower - Photo Gallery Auckland Rotorua

Sky Tower  - offers views of the vibrant city. It is a jumping platform for the adventure seekers.

Auckland Museum - Photo Gallery Auckland Rotorua

Sudima Auckland Airport: An ideal hotel for late night or early morning flights. It’s just 5 minutes from the Auckland Airport.

Hobbiton - Photo Gallery Auckland Rotorua

Hobbiton Movie Set: is a popular venue. Here is the Green Dragon hotel, a good meal place.

Sky Tower - Photo Gallery Auckland Rotorua

Hobbiton Movie Set: here is a hobbit hole set in gardens and used in both Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit movies.

Waitomo Cave - Catherdral - Photo Gallery Auckland Rotorua

Waitomo Cathedral Cave: Is one of the many attractions within the Waitomo Caves.

Waitomo Cavesare famous for their stalagmites and stalactites.

Waitomo Caves: Are famous for their stalagmites and stalactites.

Waitomo Caves - Photo Gallery Auckland Rotorua

Waitomo Glow-worm Caves: Is full of surprises including this boat ride.

Mt Ruapehu the Chateau - Photo Gallery Auckland Rotorua

The Chateau at Ruapehu: Is excellent accommodation and stands at Whakapapa the gateway to Mt Ruapehu and the Ruapehu Ski Fields, New Zealand’s biggest.

Mt Ruapehu Ski - my son and friends - Photo Gallery Auckland Rotorua

Group climbed Mt Ruapehu

Mt Ruapehu Ski Group - my son and friends - Photo Gallery Auckland Rotorua

Mt Ruapehu Skiing : Friends ski together.

Mt Ruapehu ski action - Photo Gallery Auckland Rotorua

Mt Ruapehu: This is a great place to snow-board.

Fun in the snow - family - Photo Gallery Auckland Rotorua

Lots of snow for Snow Play.

Mt Ruapehu Chair Lift - my sons - Photo Gallery Auckland Rotorua

Even the Edwards boys were sent to try out the chair lifts.

Mt Ruapehu - Photo Gallery Auckland Rotorua

Mt Ruapehu in summer: This is the same area without snow. This is an ideal are for Earth and Science Students and for trekkers. Music groups love it here, not to just have fun, but we do arrange for them to perform at the Chateau.

Mt Ruapehu - Photo Gallery Auckland Rotorua

Mt Ruapehu Crater: We arrange guides to take you 2 chair rides up the mountain and then a walk to the summit which is still active.

Mt Ruapehu Plane - Photo Gallery Auckland Rotorua

Mountain Air  - Specialise in flying students around parts of the mountains and help them to understand more of earth’s forces.

Wellington Cable Car - Photo Gallery Auckland Rotorua

Wellington City and the cable car.

Wellington Beehive - Photo Gallery Auckland Rotorua

Wellington Beehive: The seats of Parliament. This is attached to Parliament house. It also forms a gateway to Lambton Quay and the city CBD.

Mt Ruapehu - Photo Gallery Auckland Rotorua

This map shows the placement of the cities and where Ruapehu is positioned. The area Auckland to Rotorua and to Ruapehu is a popular circle tour offering the most economic touring Auckland to Auckland.

Photo Gallery – Auckland to Wellington

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