Scuba diving adventures

North Island photo essay

Heading south of the Bombay Hills, Auckland's gateway, there are plenty of delights in store. Coromandel Peninsula The Coromandel Peninsula is a very popular summer holiday getaway for Kiwi families with golden...Read more

Mary Somervell

02 January 2016

Super summer holiday at Hahei

A familar friend - Hahei on the Coromandel - draws us back each summer for diving and adventures by the sea. It doesn't take long to wind down and relax in...Read more

Mary Somervell

28 February 2015

Hahei - a favourite destination for divers

We are not surprised to see wall to wall tractors (the midday count is over 35 today), from brand spanking new to well preserved older specimens, parked at the southern...Read more

Mary Somervell

20 March 2014

Hidden Gems on Coromandel Peninsula

An early afternoon escape from Auckland sees us arriving at Hahei just before sunset on a glorious spring evening.  We hastily drop our bags at the bach and head down...Read more

Mary Somervell

15 November 2013