Rotorua

A Night at the Mini Golf NZ

Who does not love a good game of mini golf? We had seen the Mini Gold NZ place a few times while driving through Rotorua.

The Lion Feeding at Paradise Valley Springs

The weather wasn't exactly the best it could've been, but we braved the cold wind and the spotty rain for a chance to see the animals at Paradise Valley Springs. As we arrived, we entered the park and picked up some food for the animals, we turned left and followed the path along.

Whose Had a Fright at the Skyline Gondola Ride

We didn't know what to expect from the skyline experience; we have been on a gondola ride before on the hills in southern Spain, and it was an excellent chance to take some great photos.

The Tranquile Polynesian Spa in Rotorua

Well, we had been travelling pretty much non-stop for the past five weeks.  Whether this is the 5,000km around Australia or the near 1,500km clocked up in the first few days in New Zealand.

Victoria Lodge and our Thermal Hot Spa in Rotorua

Oh, what a sweet delight Victoria Lodge was after our Mammoth driving sessions further north up the island. As we checked in we got chatting about the local attractions and what was on offer in this small but beautifully varied town

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