Glenorchy and Dart River: gateway to paradise

They’ll tell you when you’re standing at the confluence and delta of the Rees and Dart rivers that you’re only...


Drink in the charm of the Glenorchy boathouse and historic wharf. © Miz Watanabe

Dart River Wilderness Jet Visit website

Queenstown’s Dart River Adventures Jet combine unique combinations of breathtaking ‘World Heritage’ scenery, exhilarating wilderness jet boating, Maori heritage and inspiring adventure – truly authentic . . . More . . . 

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Glenorchy and Dart River: gateway to paradise

Glenorchy is a picturesque spot, backed by the craggy, snow-capped grandeur that is the interior of the Mount Aspiring National Park. And there’s fun to be had in the area. Lots of it. Read the story . . . 

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Oaks Shores - Queenstown

Located on the very scenic Lake Wakatipu, Oaks Shores is a luxuriously appointed Queenstown apartment-style hotel in the most popular New Zealand ski resort town, . . . More . . . 

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Wānaka: kicking the autumn leaves

Lake Wānaka is an aquatic playground for anglers, water-skiers, jet-boaters, sailors, swimmers and windsurfers... and more. And then there's autumn... Read the story . . . 

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Clearbrook Motels Visit website

Spacious motel apartments that are only 2 minutes walk to the lakefront, shops, restaurants and supermarket. There is free unlimited fast Wi Fi, My Sky . . . More . . . 

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Night skiing at Coronet Peak

Few people find themselves out in the mountains at night, so quite apart from the skiing, just being on the slopes under the stars is an unusual and affecting experience. Read the story . . . 

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Real Journeys Doubtful Sound & Milford Sound Visit website

Real Journeys has an excellent range of daytime and overnight cruises in Milford Sound. Each cruise offers you a relaxing opportunity explore the magnificent scenery . . . More . . . 

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Queenstown: the sky’s the limit

You feel pretty brave, standing there on the edge, your toes dangling in the void, the river moving lazily 100 metres below. Read the story . . . 

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Turner Heights Townhouses Visit website

Turner Heights has a great position above Queenstown being only a 2-4 minute walk into the heart of downtown where you can enjoy your choice . . . More . . . 

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The not-so-distant summit: day hikes to mountain tops

Mountain climbing doesn’t just have to be for the experienced or those inclined to take risks. There are plenty of spectacular summits in New Zealand that can be reached with little more than the right provisions, a propensity for physical exercise and common sense. Read the story . . . 

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Nomad Safaris - 4WD & Quad Tours Visit website

Experience true off-roading with the Professional Adventurers. Small, personalised tours in to the unique NZ backcountry, including spectacular scenery, gold mining history, Lord of the . . . More . . . 

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Southern Lakes: a place for all seasons

In the constellation of New Zealand’s star attractions, the Southern Lakes region burns so bright that, if it were up in the sky, it would be visible in full daylight. Read the story . . . 

Dart River Fun Yaks Visit website

Pick up a paddle, climb aboard and discover the tranquil Dart River system and its amazing vistas. Combine a Wilderness Jet boat ride with our . . . More . . . 

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Heritage and history

New Zealand on film: more than hobbits and snowy mountainscapes

Movies have put New Zealand on the map. But there's much more to New Zealand film than The Lord of the Rings... Read the story . . . 

Real Journeys Milford Sound Overnight Cruises Visit website

An overnight cruise exploring the magnificent Milford Sound is a unique dinner, bed and breakfast experience With our nature guide and friendly crew, you will . . . More . . . 

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Natural attractions

The Blue Pools of Haast Pass

Māori knew about the glacial defile between the coastal flats of South Westland and the high tussock-land surrounding the southern lakes from their expeditions in search of pounamu.  Read the story . . . 

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