Sparkling worms, bare toothed tigers and a Chinese folk hymn – Caving Adventures in Waitomo

Stray Waitomo Adventures - descending down a ladder into the dark caves.

I consider myself a well-heeled adventure traveller. I’ve bungeed, skydived, dived the blue hole in Belize, bombed from almighty waterfalls, swung, hung, twirled and zip-lined. But when Stray suggested I try Tumu Tumu Toobing, a black water rafting adventure in Waitomo, New Zealand…well I had no fricking’ idea what I was getting myself into. What […]

6 Reasons Kaikoura is a NZ Must Do

Kaikoura is a pretty little coastal town two and a half hours north of Christchurch. There are lots of pretty little coastal towns in New Zealand. What makes Kaikoura special? When you arrive in Kaikoura you’ll see huge mountains that frame the town, the Kaikoura Ranges. What you can’t see is that less than 2km […]