Category: New Zealand

Swimming with Wild Dolphins in Kaikoura: Worth Waking Up at 4 a.m.

Swimming with Wild Dolphins in Kaikoura: Worth Waking Up at 4 a.m.

There aren’t many things I’d wake up at 4 a.m. for; but swimming with wild dolphins is one of them. Initially, I hadn’t considered swimming with dolphins in New Zealand. I figured it would be a Sea World-esque experience, where they’d throw you in a […]

Float Beneath Living Lights in the Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Float Beneath Living Lights in the Waitomo Glowworm Caves

On the North Island of New Zealand, there are caves where you can look up at the night sky while deep underground. No, this isn’t a fairy tale; it’s the Waitomo Glowworm Caves.   Photos of the blue-ish glow from the worms look like something […]

15,000 ft of Fun: Skydiving in Taupo, New Zealand

15,000 ft of Fun: Skydiving in Taupo, New Zealand

I knew there was one thing I had to do during my trip to New Zealand: skydive. New Zealand is well known for its extreme activities. Most people come to bungy jump off bridges ranging from 40 to over 100 metres high. I’ve never had […]