Here you can find updates, information and ramblings that you may find interesting (or at least get to know us a little better).
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 [...]
On almost every one of our tours we get asked "Are we going to see a Kiwi bird today?" Being a nocturnal, endangered, flightless and timid bird actually seeing one in the wild is very difficult. Most New Zealanders have not seen one in the wild or even seen one in captivity. We have been looking into developing a "Kiwi Experience" that has the most smiles per mile and have created the "Kiwi Hunt" set of tours. These get you to the Kiwi North facility before their morning feeding to [...]