Tag Archives: South Island

12 Amazing Things to Do in Wanaka – Plan Your Perfect Itinerary

Nestled between the mountains and lake, Wanaka is a stunning place. Join us as we share the best things to do in Wanaka. We’ve been sure to include something for everyone and every season. Wanaka in Māori means “place of sacred knowledge or meaning” and if you get a chance to visit Wanaka yourself, you […]

20 Incredible Things to Do in Dunedin

Although New Zealand’s northern cities get more attention, there are so many incredible things to do in Dunedin, one of the most southernmost cities in the country. Located near the bottom of the South Island, Dunedin has access to incredible wildlife experiences, beautiful beaches, and the rare opportunity to build a snowman in New Zealand! […]

The Best Things to Do in Mount Cook: Bucket List Beauty

Plan the trip of a lifetime with these amazing things to do in Mount Cook National Park. Mount Cook National Park is one of the most gorgeous places in Aotearoa New Zealand. Every day countless keen travellers and locals visit to explore all that the national park has to offer. What thought is there to […]

20 Incredible Things to Do in Tekapo

Plan your visit to the Mackenzie Country with these amazing things to do in Tekapo. Lake Tekapo is undoubtedly one of the most gorgeous places in Aotearoa. In addition, it is one of, if not the most famous lake in New Zealand. This incredible little town is a wealth of nature beauty and amazing sights, […]

9 Epic South Island Hot Pools: Warm Up This Winter

Discover the most memorable and gorgeous South Island hot pools and hot springs with this unmissable list. Don’t travel down South without locking in your favourites! The South Island is full of incredible scenery and opportunities for adventure. What though can you do when looking to unwind? The answer to that is easy! The South […]

2021’s Southern Lights the Strongest in Years

If ever there was a year to enjoy the incredible Southern Lights, 2021 is the year. With international tourism all but stopped and local operators desperately needing us to support local, there were already a number of great reasons to explore our own backyard. Now though, it’s clear that the Aurora Australis, otherwise known as […]

The Most Beautiful South Island Hikes – Stunning Short Walks for Everyone

To share the best day hikes in the South Island of New Zealand, we’ve invited Lauren to join us.  As a local, she’s got her finger on the pulse of the best day hikes and is pleased to share them with you.  These walks are super short and accessible whilst being absolutely amazing! No matter […]

8 Epic Queenstown Adventure Activities for Adrenaline Junkies!

Our guide will help you find the most exciting Queenstown adventure activities. This collection of exciting activities are for the very bravest of travellers – because, after all, you’re in the adventure capital of the world! Queenstown is known for many things – its stunning mountains and lakes, fantastic restaurants, and most of all, its […]

The Most Incredible Day Hikes Queenstown Has – Don’t Miss Them!

Join Queenstown local, Bailey, as she shares the best day hikes in Queenstown. From familiar favourites to hidden gems, these are the hikes you don’t want to miss whilst visiting the adventure capital of New Zealand. Queenstown is one of the best places to visit in New Zealand if you love the outdoors. Although Queenstown […]

The Ultimate Guide to Hiking Mount Alfred – Glenorchy’s Most Stunning Day Walk

Everything You Need to Know Before You Hike Mount Alfred Mount Alfred is one of the most beautiful tramps in the Queenstown/Glenorchy region. Though it is stunning, it takes a little bit of forward planning to actually be able to enjoy this walk. That’s because it is hosted on private property and isn’t accessible to […]