THE CORONET PEAK HIKING TRAIL

The Coronet Peak hiking trail is a steep 4.5km (approximately) out and back walk starting from the Coronet Peak Cafe & Restaurant. The track isn’t marked, but the goal is simple. Reach the Coronet Peak summit where you’ll get amazing 360-degree views....

WHERE TO TRY ICE CREAM, GELATO & SORBET IN QUEENSTOWN

If you’re looking for the best ice cream in Queenstown (and sorbet and gelato), you won’t need to look far. There are only a few places that sell ice cream in Queenstown that are a must-try. That’s good though because you can try them all and not...

6 MINT WALKS IN ARROWTOWN

A lot of people come to Arrowtown for a wander around town, learn about the towns history, and have a bite to eat before heading back to Queenstown. But there are some incredible Arrowtown walks starting from the edge of the village that you should consider. They...

THE QUEENSTOWN GARDENS: WHAT TO DO THERE

The Queenstown Gardens are a nice place to spend time while you’re in Queenstown. The large Douglas Fir trees help create separation from the chaos that can occur in the middle of Queenstown. Yet you still get some amazing alpine and lake views! The location,...

24 FACTS ABOUT KIWIFRUIT

Here are 24 facts about Kiwifruit. Some you’ll know, but I’m pretty sure some of the kiwifruit facts are unusual and will be new to you. Check out the video on number 19. Maybe you can beat the world record? 24 FACTS ABOUT KIWIFRUIT 1. The kiwifruit is...

ABOUT THE HOOKER VALLEY TRACK (+ PHOTOS)

The Hooker Valley Track in Mount Cook National Park is a 10-11km out-and-back track with minimal elevation. This is an incredibly popular walk, but there’s a reason for that. The views you get of Aoraki/Mount Cook, Lake Mueller, Hooker Lake, the surrounding...