Exploring Northland on two wheels and two feet
He Tangata: Mike Simm of Northland Experiences
By: Elisabeth Easther | email@example.com
Eager to entice more travellers to the Far North, local men Mike Simm and Steve Brodie have created a company that will see visitors spending more time (and yes, more money to benefit local communities) in their neck of the woods. Featuring three main itineraries, the focus is on history, culture, adventure with biking, hiking and jet skis all on the menu with a bit of relaxing thrown in for good measure.
Hiking the breathtaking Cape to Cove (Cape Brett to Whangaroa Harbour)
As told to Elisabeth Easther.
I'm originally from Wellington, but I've been living in the Bay of Islands for the past 30 years. We bought Fullers when they went into receivership in 1989 and moved here from Auckland in 1990.
In 11 years, we turned the business around and, in the process, I became a
Northland Experiences: Magical experiences on the Cook to Kupe tour
By Steph Godsiff
Northland is full of hidden gems, walks that not everyone has discovered yet! On this five night, six day fully inclusive tour you hike from the iconic Cape Brett over to the spectacular Whangaroa Harbour, with some luxury shuttling in-between. Some of the best hikes in Northland rolled into one tour!Even the name sounds exciting and a bit mysterious – Cape to Cove!
By Steph Godsiff
Cook to Kupe Cycling Tour - rich in history, culture, scenery, quirky towns, interesting locals, boutique accommodation, gastronomical delights and magical experiences. It was with great excitement that I packed my bag for the next five nights! I am lucky enough to live in the Bay of Islands and a walking and cycling company asked me if I would like to accompany them on a trial of one of their new tours namely the Cook to Kupe I jumped at the chance.