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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Queenstown

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

Doubtful Sound with Real Journeys

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Doubtful Sound with Real Journeys

Planning to go to Milford Sound? Well why not take a moment to consider Doubtful Sound instead? Trips with Real Journeys depart from Queenstown daily and are a 13 hour

Queenstown Group Accommodation

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Queenstown Group Accommodation

FREE light breakfast. FREE Deluxe Private ensuite room for group leaders*. Meals and Activities can be organised for you.

Ziptrek Ecotours

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Ziptrek Ecotours

In keeping with the eco-friendly spirit of things, I opted to walk up to Bobs Peak, the spot near SkyLine overlooking Queenstown where the Ziptrek Ecotours starts and finishes from.

15000ft NZone Skydive Queenstown

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15000ft NZone Skydive Queenstown

Jumping out of a perfectly good airplane from 15,000ft is not something everyone would do, but for me it's something I have wanted to do for years, and I finally

Hydro Attack - A World First

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Hydro Attack - A World First

Are you ready to take on a 18ft shark? That is the question I had to ask myself and for the first time ever I have the fear and it's

Nomads Queenstown is Best Hostel in New Zealand!

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Nomads Queenstown is Best Hostel in New Zealand!

Well it was 4th year running for Nomads Queenstown in the annual Golden Backpack Awards this year. We won in the category of Best Hostel in New Zealand again! What's

Luging Queenstown

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Luging Queenstown

Luging is fast becoming one of the most popular activities in Queenstown, not only with backpackers but with locals too. Luging is located at the top of the Gondola which

LOTR: The Safari of the Scenes - Glenorchy

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LOTR: The Safari of the Scenes - Glenorchy

There are many Lord of the Rings tours you can take and I chose the mighty Nomad Safaris to lead us on our way. The Safari of the Scenes - Glenorchy

Walter Peak High Country Farm

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Walter Peak High Country Farm

Living in the center of Queenstown and basically being around people all the time made me decide to do something cultural outside of Queenstown. I decided to spend my afternoon

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