Located in the South Island of New Zealand, Queenstown is a stunningly beautiful town situated on the shores of Lake Wakatipu. Majestic mountains surround it, which makes for some breathtaking scenery. With so many adventure opportunities on its doorstep, Queenstown has become known as the ‘Adventure Capital of the World’.
Queenstown is a world famous 4-season resort on the banks of Lake Wakatipu in New Zealand. This small, yet busy town offers you a warm and friendly welcome. Queenstown is known to be the world’s adventure capital with many extreme activities that run all year long.
When visiting the South Island of New Zealand, one of the must see places is the West Coast, and in particular, Franz Josef. Such a hospitable town, the locals will welcome you with smiling faces and friendly ‘hellos’. The spectacular Franz Josef Glacier is 5km from Franz Josef town.
Situated right on the shores of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu and surrounded by spectacular mountains, it’s easy to see why Queenstown, New Zealand is such a popular destination. Along with the beautiful scenery, Queenstown is also world-renowned for its adventure and has plenty of adrenalin based activities to choose from.
With the ski season coming to an end in New Zealand my friends and I have been exploring many places on the South Island- from the Great Walks to camping sites, and hot pools- there is so much to see! After hearing about the Otago Rail Trail we decided this...
Ever since Peter Jackson chose to film The Lord of the Rings in New Zealand the country has become inextricably linked to Tolkien and Middle Earth. If, like me, you're a bit of a geek and wouldn't mind walking in Frodo's shoes, here are some places to get you started...
New Zealand is one of the places I’ve always wanted to visit. It’s remote, at the “end of the world,” and relatively “new” in the historical grand scheme of things. It is, simultaneously, closer to it’s original, pre-peopled state than anywhere else in the world, and a country emerging.
The Franz Josef Glacier Adventure Getaway includes: Two epic nights of luxury accommodation at Rainforest Retreat Franz Josef. Full day hike with Franz Josef Glacier Guides. Soaking after a day on the glacier at the Glacier Hot Pools. Jucy car rental from either Queenstown or Christchurch. And the winner is.......
When I found out in April that I had been chosen as the winner of the South Island travel package from the Blog4NZ campaign, I knew that it was an opportunity I just couldn’t pass up or squander away.
After driving for an hour along Portobello Road and following the signs, Taiaroa Head offers an excellent vantage point, high over the entrance to the Otago harbour which leads to Port Chalmers and the city of Dunedin.