Posts Tagged ‘lake taupo’

Maori Carvings Lake Taupo: Launch Point and Pictures

The Maori Carvings on Lake Taupo are one of the area’s most famous attractions, before I even left Miami I knew this was something I wanted to see. Finding the 30 foot high cliff-side carving was a little more difficult than I had imagined. There were plenty of kayaking tours that would provide a guide […]

Pillars of Hercules – Kaimanawa Forest

The Kaimanawa Forest is a little known nature park full of surprising sights. I’m amazed this forest is just minutes away from the famous Tongoriro National Park yet very few people have heard of it. The park has amazing walks, multi-day hikes, small waterfalls and fantastic gorges. We went to see the Pillars of Hercules […]

Selling Our Mission Surge Kayak

I can’t believe we are selling our kayak already. It seems as if we just bought it yesterday. In fairness, it has only been 2 months. We had expected to get a little more use out of it, but it is kind of cold and I couldn’t stand a spray from the chilly Lake Taupo […]