New Zealand

Why You Should Visit Cardrona Alpine Resort In Summer

Cardrona Alpine Resort is a great winter attraction but did you know you can have an awesome time there in summer too? Take a visit to check out the spectacular views, hiking, mountain carts and mountain biking.

Why You Should Visit Cardrona Alpine Resort In Summer

Getting To The Clay Cliffs In Omarama - A Geological Wonder

The Clay Cliffs are a couple of hours drive from Queenstown and well worth the visit. The landscape is dramatically different from the rest of the area and the formations are a geological wonder. Here's everything you need to know about the Clay Cliffs in Omarama and how to get there.

Getting To The Clay Cliffs In Omarama - A Geological Wonder

Welcome Rock Trails - Garston Southland NZ. Secluded Accommodation, Hiking and Biking!

Welcome Rock Trails is a private mountain bike area also offering hiking and high-country secluded accommodation. A great place to getaway for the weekend and enjoy nature at its finest!

Welcome Rock Trails - Garston Southland NZ. Secluded Accommodation, Hiking and Biking!

Mountain Biking at Welcome Rock Trails, Garston Southland NZ

Welcome Rock Trails is a private MTB area that offers a 27km loop in the alpine high country near Garston, Southland NZ. If you want to experience kiwi wilderness at its finest, grab your MTB and head to Welcome Rock!

Mountain Biking at Welcome Rock Trails, Garston Southland NZ

Girls Only Days at The Remarkables

I've always snowboarded in mixed groups (almost always skewed towards males) so the thought of just riding with girls has never really crossed my mind. I wasn't even sure it was an appealing prospect, but I believe in the 'don't knock it till you try it' philosophy so I looked into it all a little bit further.

Girls Only Days at The Remarkables

Snowboarding And Skiing Guide To Cardrona, New Zealand

Cardrona is one of our favourite ski resorts in New Zealand. Any snow holiday to the South Island of New Zealand is not complete without a visit to Cardrona.

Snowboarding And Skiing Guide To Cardrona, New Zealand

New Zealand’s first commercial ski field, Coronet Peak, turns 70 and the party is this Friday

In 1947 Coronet Peak in Queenstown opened with just a rope tow pulling keen skiers up a mountain, the first commercial ski field to open in New Zealand.

Seventy years have passed and the ski field is now running eight lifts, welcomes thousands of guests on a fine weather day, has the largest snow-making system in the Southern Hemisphere, boasts the longest day on the snow with first tracks through to night ski, and has come to be loved as one of the best ski experiences New Zealand has to offer.

New Zealand’s first commercial ski field, Coronet Peak, turns 70 and the party is this Friday

A 2017 Guide To All South Island New Zealand Ski Resorts

If you haven't already planned your winter getaway and are thinking of skiing or snowboarding in New Zealand's south island, here's a great infographic which gives a snapshot of all of the ski resorts in the south island including lift pass prices and the number of lifts. 

A 2017 Guide To All South Island New Zealand Ski Resorts

Canyoning In Queenstown: An Action Packed Day Of Adventure

Imagine an adrenaline filled outdoor adventure where it’s about the journey just as much as the destination. Canyoning is a way of exploring canyons from top to bottom using a variety of techniques which may include hiking, scrambling, climbing, abseiling, jumping and swimming.

Canyoning In Queenstown: An Action Packed Day Of Adventure

Over $15m in Developments for Winter 2017 at Cardrona

Developments for the 2017 winter season at Cardrona have totalled over $15million, with continued investment in the resort’s facilities and infrastructure. The investment includes a new high speed cabin lift, Base facility development, and improvements in terrain, car parking and snowmaking.

Over $15m in Developments for Winter 2017 at Cardrona

Skyline Gondola & Luge - Queenstown, New Zealand

One of the many reasons we love Queenstown is that it is bursting at the seams with things to do. There is literally something to suit everyone. The Skyline Gondola and Luge is one of those activites that everyone should do when they visit Queenstown. Here's why.

Skyline Gondola & Luge - Queenstown, New Zealand

Snowboarding And Skiing At The Remarkables, Queenstown, New Zealand

The first thing you notice about The Remarkables is the incredible vista. The rock faces, jutting mountains and bowls will get you amped before you've even parked the car! With the new day lodge and the new 6-seater Curvey Basin Express chair, it's easy to see why The Remarkables is so popular. 

Snowboarding And Skiing At The Remarkables, Queenstown, New Zealand

That Time We Got Married In The Snow

Our wedding day in New Zealand included flying by helicopter to The Remarkables, then flying to Coronet Peak and snowboarding down the mountain! So seeing as it is our wedding anniversary today, I thought I would post up some pics and share that oh so fun and special day with you. 

That Time We Got Married In The Snow

Snowboarding And Skiing At Coronet Peak, Queenstown, New Zealand

Coronet Peak is one of the most popular ski resorts in New Zealand. It is located on the South Island of New Zealand, in the Otago Region. It is easily accessible from Queenstown via a sealed road and the journey from the Queenstown town centre is only 20 minutes. 

Snowboarding And Skiing At Coronet Peak, Queenstown, New Zealand