Following our morning on the Taieri Gorge Railway, we had a look around the Dunedin Railway Station as we waited for Back to Nature tour operator to pick us up for the next half of the tour.The Cadbury Chocolate Factory was right there opposite the Dunedin Train Station. We...
New Zealand has been a place that we wanted to visit for quite some time. Advertised as an unhurried corner of the world, where Māori legends, steaming volcanic lakes, penguins and hobbits add to the magical landscape, we decided that a cruise on board Princess Cruises was our way...
Today marked the first day where we would set foot on land after 3 days on board the Golden Princess.After leaving the south western coast of Fiordland National Park, the Golden Princess had turned around the southern-most tip of the South Island and made its way to the south...
Fiordland is the largest National Park in New Zealand, and one of the largest in the world.Its inclusion in the Te Wahipounamu UNESCO World Heritage Site that stretches along the South Island’s southwest corner signifies its importance as one of the world’s foremost natural landscapes. 14 fiords reaching up...
The first 2 days of our cruise from Australia to New Zealand were ‘at sea’ days, as the Golden Princess transverses the Tasman Sea, which the Australians and New Zealanders fondly term as ‘The Ditch’.Starting the vacation with 2 days of sea days means that we could have a...
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