Te Anau to Dunedin

Next morning we left Te Anau and our destination now was Dunedin. But that was far away- we had to drive across the South Island to the shore of the Pacific Ocean. Meanwhile we enjoyed the countryside stopping for interesting sites and visiting small towns like Gore and Balclutha. We stopped for lunch in Balclutha… Read More →

Milford Sound

After leaving Queenstown we had two nights booked in Te Anau. Many tourists come to Te Anau to visit the famous nearby fiord Milford Sound and some other attractions. For the same reason we came to Te Anau as well. Milford Sound is 120 km  North from Te Anau and that’s why we needed two… Read More →

Skippers Canyon

We had a plan for an adventure of jet boating. Surroundings of Queenstown were perfect location for that. We stopped at the random tourist information site (there are many of those on every street corner in Queenstown). A young kid knew everything about jet boating. He gave us three options: Shotover Jet, Thunder Jet, and… Read More →

Arrowtown and Glenorchy

When you stay in Queenstown there are two sites outside the city that every one recommends you to visit. That’s Arrowtown and Glenorchy. Of course, they both were on our list. Early in the morning we left for Arrowtown. First of all we stopped by a Shotover River: Arrowtown is a historic gold mining town…. Read More →

Queenstown

We arrived to Queenstown, the heart of the South Islands. There are so many activities around, promising  a lot of fun.  They even call Queenstown New Zealand’s Las Vegas. Just because it is filled with tourists, and many places, to our big surprise, were open till late night. We stayed in Queenstown for three nights…. Read More →