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Skyline Gondola & Luge

First things first if you're thinking about heading up the Skyline Gondola & Luge, do NOT forget your camera. If you do, you will...

The Creative Queenstown Arts and Crafts Market

Situated on the shores of the great Lake Wakatipu is the widely-renowned Creative Queenstown Arts and Crafts Market. Held every Saturday on the lake front...

Cromwell

If you're into popping the cherry (in your mouth, of course!) And racing around and around in circles at over 200km/h then you are...

Wanaka

If you're after a local vibe, while still enjoying a tonne of touristy adventures, then Wanaka is a must visit. The Wanaka township stands proud at...

Best things to do when it’s raining in Queenstown

While Queenstown is picture perfect on a clear day and any activity is an enjoyable one, sometimes when the fog rolls in up the...

Queenstown

Summing up Queenstown into one blog post is an extremely daunting task. How can you fit all the information in about the adventure capital...

The best places to take a picture in Queenstown

Panoramic views are of abundance in Queenstown. It seems everywhere you turn there is another opportunity for a picture. The mighty Remarkables are visible from...

Alexandra

Alexandra is the town of weather extremes. It's known as both the hottest, driest town in New Zealand and the absolute coldest. When visiting,...

Tapanui

When thinking of places to add to the bucket list while visiting Otago, Tapanui is very rarely at the top of anyone's list. But,...

The best hashtags to use when in Otago

Ahhh hashtags - the epitome of social media. Well, kind of. Hashtags were made famous on Twitter where they were used to help group together similar...

Beaumont Hotel

  Tucked away on the side of the roaring Clutha River, parked halfway between Lawrence and Roxburgh is the magnificent, rare and historic Beaumont Hotel. The...

Heriot

Nestled amongst the lush green pastures of rolling hills is a small town, a mere shadow of it's former self, but nonetheless a hidden gem. The...

5 wineries to visit in Central Otago

  Mt Difficulty, Bannockburn Situated in spectacular surrounds overlooking its Bannockburn vineyard, Mt Difficulty boasts a superb restaurant that matches its superb Pinot Noir and...

Seven spots to take your breath away

Sometimes all you need to get away is a good old dose of Godzone, a little bit of nature to remind yourself that even...

The 5 most Instagramable spots in Wanaka

1. That Wanaka Tree     2. Roys Peak     3. Cardrona Hotel & Skifield     4. Wanaka Skydive     5. Puzzling World      

Dunedin Street Art

  Daaaaaamn Dunedin, when did you get so cool? Gone are the days where 'Dirty Dunners' is known solely for its mass of students that show...

The A to Z of Otago

Otago, known for the southern man, the scarfies and the Speights. (Also known for the tourism, the scenery and the lovely locals - I would've...