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Queenstown Autumn

Top 6 Short Walks In Queenstown

Dec 3, 2018

Hiking or walking is one of the best ways to really get out and enjoy the picturesque countryside in the Queenstown and Southern Lakes area. There are plenty of walks to choose from with everything from multiday hikes through to short walks and easy day trips. Unless you are an avid hiker, you probably didn’t […]

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Gibbston Valley – World Famous Wine Country

Nov 13, 2018

The southernmost wine growing region in the world, Central Otago and the Gibbston Valley consistently produce world class award winning wines. The unique climate and soil conditions combine to create the distinctive flavours and aromas that make these wines from little old New Zealand stand out from the rest. How It All Started With a […]

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Milford Sound History

Oct 16, 2018

With calm, tranquil waters, rugged native forest and an abundance of rare and interesting wildlife it is not hard to understand why local Maori cherished the Milford Sound and all it had to offer over a thousand years ago, and why today, the region attracts so many visitors year after year from New Zealand and […]

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The Southern Beating Heart – Lake Wakatipu

Sep 18, 2018

Situated in the southwest corner of the Otago region, Lake Wakatipu is famous for its simply breath-taking beauty and stunning surrounds. Taking out the title of New Zealand’s third largest lake, coming in behind Lake Taupo in the North Island, and Lake Te Anau near the Fiordland National Park, Lake Wakatipu offers the ideal destination […]

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Sunset In Arrowtown Hills

Historic Gold Mining Trail, Queenstown To Cromwell

Jun 26, 2018

First discovered in 1850, it was gold that lured the original settlers to the Queenstown – Central Otago region. Many of the regions towns and roads were forged upon the back of the then lucrative gold mining industry. Exactly how much gold was extracted from Central Otago region is unknown, and although first discovered in […]

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