Coasterz 'n' Canyonz

Coasterz 'n' Canyonz "BIG O" Trip 2012

About the Tour

After many years of travelling around the world, mainly the USA, it was time to look at something different. With Ian reaching the BIG 40 and Adrian the even BIGGER 50 within a year of each other, we decided to do something special to celebrate. Choosing a mid-point between the 2 birthdays coupled with Ian's fascination with New Zealand's extreme adrenalin activities it wasn't hard to decide where to celebrate. So in 2008 we started saving for the "once in a lifetime" holiday.

OZ and NZ

As the trip drew closer and we looked at flights, it was a "no-brainer" to stop in Australia on the way to tick off some coasters and parks. Squeezing everything into 3 weeks means dropping a couple of smaller Australian parks in favour of New Zealand but we are doing all the major ones.

What, No Coasters?

With only one park in New Zealand, the latter part of the holiday will concentrate on more "extreme" activities including bungy jumps, canyon swings skyjumps etc. Time will tell if Adrian tries everything New Zealand can throw at him - but it shouldn't be a problem for Ian. .

Just popping into Macau on the way home... Macau

Initial flight searches had us stopping in Hong Kong en-route (next to Macau) but a last minute change in airline fly's via Kuala Lumpur instead, but the joy's of low-cost airlines meant we could include the Macau Tower as a slight detour on the way home (as well as breaking up the flights)..

You can read our daily account written each evening while on tour here. Enjoy!

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Luna Park Melbourne

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Luna Park Sydney

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Scenic World

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Sydney Bridge Climb

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Movie World Gold Coast

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Sea World | Skypoint

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Aussie World

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Auckland Bungy | Tower

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Rainbow's End

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Rotorua Zorb | Luge

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Taupo/Mokai Bungy's

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Happy Valley Skywire

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New Zealand Roadtrip

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Nevis Bungy / Swing

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Shotover Jet | Swing

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Ledge Bungy | Swing

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Kawarau Bridge Bungy

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Hanmer Springs Bungy

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Macau Tower Bungy

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