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Jetting around Lake Wakatipu, Queensland

If you are the extreme sports adrenaline-junkie adventurer type, Queenstown is your mecca. You can get great deals on bungee jumping, sky diving, ski jumping, jet boarding, paragliding, zip-lining and other activities that include throwing yourself off somewhere. 122 more words

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Tiki Trail

Dessert for Breakfast

Our morning activity was “brunch” at Patagonia, which consisted of waffles and crepes, with ice cream. For whatever reason, there are two Patagonia shops both on the waterfront and only a couple hundred meters away from one another. 944 more words


Peppers Beacon


Peppers Beacon in Queenstown was a sanctuary after being carsick during an hour long drive. We had a standard room, but it had double doors that opened up to a big grassy deck area with park benches and barbecue grills. 1,107 more words


Queenstown Half Marathon

“Only those who risk going too far, can possibly find out how far one can go” — T.S. Elliot

This weekend I ventured south to take on the…

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Day 61-62 – Queenstown – 14-15 November 2017

Wanaka to Queenstown is a relatively short drive, and even though we took the scenic route via Cardrona and stopped a couple of times for pictures, it was still way too early to check in when we got to Queenstown. 729 more words

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Glenorchy - pearl down south

What a wonderful journey, quiet, cool wind, 2 hours drive from queens town; 4 hours walk, getting know the miners life, the early settlers living #1900 #otago


Lake Wakatipu

English novelist Anthony Trollope visited New Zealand in the winter of 1872, landing at Invercargill in the far south of the country. From there, he planned to visit Lake Wakatipu, 70 miles to the north and already a tourist attraction. 417 more words

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