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Having spent a few days in Wanaka, skiing up at Treble Cone and along the backcountry trails at Snow Farm NZ, we were looking forward to spending our last day taking in one of the many beautiful hikes in the area. Our friend Carla from Lake Wanaka Tourism recommended we check out...

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After a blue bird day up at Treble Cone, we wanted to experience some more of the awesome winter activities Wanaka has to offer, so we ventured up the Pisa range near Cardrona. Nestled at the top of the mountain at an altitude of 1,600m, Snow Farm features over...

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If there’s one thing I love most about Kiwis it’s their creativity and craziness when it comes to inventing cool adventure activities. I can remember being on the beach of Lake Wakatipu in Queenstown in March watching Jordan on the Flyboard when all of a sudden an object caught...

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Since arriving in New Zealand we’ve been looking forward to a winter weekend getaway to take in our first ski field experience! Having both skied since we were very young we were looking forward to see how the hills here compared to the ski life in Canada. Booked for...

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On our first stop of our winter weekend road trip to the South Island, we hopped onto the Spirit of Queenstown for a cruise over Lake Wakatipu. It was clear spring was just around the corner as the snow capped mountains glistened in the sun. The large catamaran glided...

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Up on an early Sunday morning on our second day in Tonga, we decided to take in an unguided walk to Lakufa’anga Cliffs and Ha’aluma Beach with two UK medical students we met – Ed and Dave. The local taxi driver (who also happens to be the local preacher)...

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We first heard about Tonga when we were introduced to some friends last summer who had just moved back from living in New Zealand. They recommended we escape the damp, cold winters of New Zealand and plan for a holiday in Tonga – a small island just south east of...

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Before we came to New Zealand we had never heard of a Great Walk. 10 months later we’ve complete 8 of the 9 stunning tracks with our last one – the Heaphy Track – scheduled for October. We’re sharing our 3 Highlights from each of the Great Walks on our friend...

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It was hard to believe the 1st day of winter was upon us during the Queen’s birthday long weekend as the sun was shining like it was a bright summer’s day! With the harbour as calm as glass, it was the perfect scene to finally try stand-up paddleboarding! Jordan...

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Since moving to New Zealand we have developed a passion for tramping (hiking) and have made it our mission to complete all 9 of the Great Walks and as many of the other beautiful backcountry hikes that we can. Having built up a wealth of knowledge on hiking in New...

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