WANAKAS LOCAL GEM, MOUNT IRON

The Mount Iron Track is a 4.5km loop track close to the heart of Wanaka. At the top of Mount Iron, you get panoramic views of Lake Wanaka, Southern Alps, the full ridgeline including Roys Peak and more. This post will give you the details to know about the Mount Iron...

ROUTEBURN TRACK TRANSPORT OPTIONS

How do you get to the Routeburn Track? If you’re looking into the various Routeburn Track transport options, there’s plenty to choose from. This post will cover all the options that I’m aware of having completed the Routeburn Track a bunch of times....

8 FUN THINGS TO DO IN FRANKTON

Frankton is growing, fast. And with that, the number of things to do in Frankton is increasing…it’s not just a shopping destination. This post will cover things to do in Frankton inside the red border on the map below. I’ll finish off the post with...

15 THINGS TO DO IN CROMWELL

If you’re looking for various fun things to do in Cromwell (Otago), this is the post for you. While not known as a major tourist town there are some attractions in Cromwell that make a visit well worth it. Without mucking around, let’s get straight into...

FIORDLANDS LAKE MARIAN TRACK

The Lake Marian Track is one of the most popular walks in Fiordland National Park, along the Milford – Te Anau Highway. At just over 6km return, it’s a relatively short track with a beautiful lake surrounded by mountains at the end. It’s a little...

HIKING THE BEN LOMOND TRACK FOR SUNRISE

The ~15km out and back Ben Lomond Track is one of the more well-known hikes/walks in Queenstown. In summer there can be dozens of people making the journey up each day. But, if you want to make your Ben Lomond hike special, wake up early and get to the summit for...