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Should we rent a car while we’re in Queenstown?

Should we rent a car while we’re in Queenstown?

We get asked this question quite a bit throughout the year, and unfortunately our answer is generally the same - it entirely depends on your personal circumstances, budget, and travel desires.  So we'll try and simplify it a little for you below 1.What are you trying...

$50 or less in Queenstown

$50 or less in Queenstown

We've heard the complaint a few times in recent history - Queenstown is expensive. Now, we'd like to stop you right there.  Firstly, Queenstown is no different to any other town/city in the western world; If you have expensive tastes, then yeah, your wallet is going...

Free Events at the 2018 Queenstown Winter Festival

Free Events at the 2018 Queenstown Winter Festival

For the past 43 years the Queenstown Winter Festival has been New Zealand’s biggest party, offering a raucous 4 day celebration to herald the start of the winter season. This year’s fest, sponsored by Real Journeys, promises to be the best yet, offering a stellar...

Hiking in the South Island no.3

Hiking in the South Island no.3

Guest Blogger: Lucy Xu (Reception Manager) Nature and the mountains are calling out to you to explore! Our beautiful home of New Zealand offers an endless amount of jaw dropping scenery and there is just so much to explore. The diversity in the scenery here is...

Hiking in the South Island no.2

Hiking in the South Island no.2

Guest Blogger: Lucy Xu (Reception Manager) Nature and the mountains are calling out to you to explore! Our beautiful home of New Zealand offers an endless amount of jaw dropping scenery and there is just so much to explore. The diversity in the scenery here is...

Hiking in the South Island

Hiking in the South Island

Guest Blogger: Lucy Xu (Reception Manager) Nature and the mountains are calling out to you to explore! Our beautiful home of New Zealand offers an endless amount of jaw dropping scenery and there is just so much to explore. The diversity in the scenery here is...

First-Timer’s Guide to Paragliding in Queenstown

First-Timer’s Guide to Paragliding in Queenstown

  Of all the adventure sports activities to available in Queenstown, paragliding from the summit of Coronet Peak ranks as the most memorable. From the initial adrenalin fueled take off to the serene calm of floating across the sky over the Wakatipu Basin,...

Food, food, FOOD!

Food, food, FOOD!

We're a little spoilt for choice in the food department here in Queenstown.  Whilst our permanent population sits at around 25000 people - a number you might expect would mean that we have maybe 5 restaurants to choose from - we actually have closer to 150, with the...

Cycling in Queenstown

Cycling in Queenstown

One of the finest ways of experiencing all that Queenstown has to offer is from a bicycle seat. Biking across the beautiful rugged regions surrounding Queenstown is a once in a lifetime holiday treat for lovers of the great outdoors. Explore the hidden remote areas...

A crazy li’l thing called love…

Ahh love.  That feeling that can either lift you up into the heavens to keep company with the doves and butterflies (released earlier to celebrate your love), or put you down in the depths of despair with all the other love-less and downtrodden souls unlucky enough to...

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