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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Escape Quest - An Indoor Queenstown Attraction
We did our first indoor adventure activity the other day at Escape Quest Queenstown and came away wanting more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.