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Absoloot QT…Home away from home!

Absoloot QT…Home away from home!

Hostels are just more than somewhere to stay. Before you even realise, they become your home away from home! Depending on how social you want to be or how much you want to dip into your savings, Absoloot QT has so much to offer you. Each hostel is different and has...

Come visit your backyard!

Come visit your backyard!

New Zealander’s it is time to fall back in love again with the South Island! Due to the unfortunate events happening worldwide, it is safe to say that any holidays you want to take will have to be domestic. Why choose Queenstown? There are so many fun filled...

Why is Winter 2020 going to different in Queenstown?

Why is Winter 2020 going to different in Queenstown?

There’s a chill in the air, the type of chill that lets you know something is on its way. What is it you ask? WINTER! It’s time to start preparing to say“see you later autumn” (because we know it’s not a goodbye) and a MASSIVE “welcome back” to winter. It is going to...

School Holidays are Cool Holidays

It's family fun-time in New Zealand and Australia right now, so families are cruising around New Zealand looking for things that can entertain the whole family without necessarily 'breaking the bank'.  So to that end, we thought we'd put together a few ideas that can...

Spring is King!

Spring is King!

We live for Spring here in the Wakatipu Basin. Don't get me wrong, obviously we're pretty mad about the Winter season itself, but for some reason Spring has a vibe to it unlike the rest of the busier seasons - let me explain why you might think about a visit in...

Winterfest is 100 days away!

Winterfest is 100 days away!

It always seems to sneak up on us every year.  One minute we're donning our bikini's and budgie-smugglers trying to cool off during the warm Summer days on the Wakatipu lakefront, the next we're complaining about needing to upgrade our thermals and that "surely this...

#Winteriscoming – which mountain is for you?

#Winteriscoming – which mountain is for you?

We're  pretty lucky here in the Queenstown Lakes District in that we've got not 1, but 4 different Winter resorts to throw yourself down when the snow comes calling.  But if you're never been here before, which one is for you? Coronet Peak:  The closest resort to...

The ‘Do’s’ and ‘Don’t’s of #HostelLyf

The ‘Do’s’ and ‘Don’t’s of #HostelLyf

Generally we're of the opinion that most people are pretty good when it comes to the way they conduct themselves in life, however there's always a few bad eggs that ruin it for the rest.  Unfortunately if one person has an issue with another, that issue quite often...

The Perfect Summer Holiday in Queenstown

The Perfect Summer Holiday in Queenstown

In heart of the South Island's Central Otago region sits Queenstown, a popular vacation hot spot that boasts a lifetime of experiences in one location. A combination of world class tourist facilities and rugged unspoiled New Zealand landscapes, Queenstown is widely...

Exploring Queenstown From The Sky, Water And Ground

Exploring Queenstown From The Sky, Water And Ground

With endless walking and bike trails, incredible mountain ranges and massive lakes, exploring Queenstown is no mean feat – especially for the first time visitor. Here is a brief look at some of our favourite means of getting around and seeing all Queenstown has to...

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