Set amidst the enchanting Wakatipu and the accurately named 'Remarkables' Mountain range, you'd be forgiven for thinking it was purely the scenery that made Queenstown menacingly encapsulating, alas no; the spectacular scenery merely provides an outstanding backdrop for the wonders within (and an outstanding backdrop for a skydive!). Queenstown is known for its many activities, from skiing to skydiving, and frisbee golf to incredible nightlife.

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Fergburger Queenstown

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Fergburger Queenstown

I’m a big fan of hype, or at least the creation it. I love the fact that people get excited, get interested, and something gets attention. It’s even better when

Top Ten Bungy Jumps in The World

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Top Ten Bungy Jumps in The World

Some people suggest that you haven't lived until you have experienced the pant-wetting fear of a bungy jump. It is amazing that in a mere matter of seconds people can

AJ Hackett ledge Bungy Queenstown

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AJ Hackett ledge Bungy Queenstown

Queenstown has a lot of activities to offer, from easy and fun ones to totally extreme ones, from cheap ones to more expensive ones. One thing I promised myself I

G Force Paragliding Queenstown

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G Force Paragliding Queenstown

If you know me, then you are already know that I am a baby, ask any one of my colleagues at Nomads Auckland and they'll tell you what a big baby

Off Road Adventures Queenstown

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Off Road Adventures Queenstown

It was just another normal day for the 3 of us working in Nomads Queenstown, when we were invited to attend a day at Off Road Adventures! Ronan, Jess &

Canyoning Queenstown

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Canyoning Queenstown

When you send a Kiwi, a Leprechaun and the Mad Hatter on a day trip jumping, climbing and scrambling through a Canyon you are bound to end up with a

Work in Queenstown

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Work in Queenstown

Queenstown is a very popular place to live and work, whether it's for 1 month or 1 year and it seems like a large portion of Queenstown's population is foreign.

Paraflights | Parasailing Queenstown NZ

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Paraflights | Parasailing Queenstown NZ

What better way to start off your birthday at Nomads Queenstown than to head out in the sun and see Queenstown from the sky! I grabbed one of my colleagues,

Info & Track Paradise 4WD Safari

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Info & Track Paradise 4WD Safari

It was a misty Wednesday morning, and the cloud had still not lifted over Queenstown, when I jumped into the Paradise 4WD Safari van for a Lord of The Rings

Ultimate Adrenaline Sports City? Queenstown V Cairns

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Ultimate Adrenaline Sports City? Queenstown V Cairns

When it comes to adrenaline sports Australia offers backpackers Cairns whilst New Zealand give its backpackers Queenstown, but which adrenaline pumping town takes the crown for the ultimate adrenaline seekers

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