Here you can find updates, information and ramblings that you may find interesting (or at least get to know us a little better).
UPDATE 5th October 2020 As of Thursday the 8th the whole country will be at the least restrictive Level 1 alert level. We will still be using the simplified measures below for your safety. Keep safe and happy. Mark and Tui 25th September 2020 We are back to Level 1 (or level 2 if you are in Auckland), almost back to normal again! Our new simplified measures are:- Hand Sanitizer is provided. We have the NZ Govt Covid tracer app posters. Stay home if you are feeling unwell. Full [...]
One of the things we have discovered in setting up Rogue Pony Private Tours is there are a huge amount of online resources available. Knowing they exist is sometimes the first step in making your travel planning easier because Google is only as good as the search that you enter. You don't know what you don't know.... Here are a few sites that we have discovered, use ourselves or we are listing on as they fit into our vibe! ShoreTrips.com - for planning cruise ship shore excursions. Select the cruise [...]
What to do on a rainy day in the Bay of Islands has often been question heard around town. With the weather always changeable at any time of the year, boat cruises and fishing trips can get cancelled, cycling can be less than fun and there is a limit to how much relaxing in your accommodation you can do. Here is a list of some of our favorite things that can easily be done on a wet and blustery day in the Bay:- Visit the Waitangi Treaty Grounds museum, for [...]