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Mount Aspiring/Tititea

The beginning of Mount Aspiring is about 30 minutes away from Wanaka, you have to drive on a little road through fords, surrounded by waterfalls. It’s probably one of the most beautiful places I have seen. 68 more words


Coming Home: The One Where We Ran Out Of Money! NZ (Part 2): The South Island

After passing the stunning Lake Nelson, our first stop in the South Island was a small town called Westport. Westport was the place where we finally signed up for some paddleboarding. 1,035 more words

Not Another Travelling Blog

15. Back on the Road

Just under four weeks ago I packed up my life and left Wanaka. It was hard; I had a home, a tight group of friends, a boyfriend, a comfortable job, exciting hobbies and a hell of a lot of great memories there, and perhaps the most devastating aspect was the fact that it was the last place in New Zealand in which I would have any of these things. 1,962 more words

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Roys Peak Day Hike

If you find yourself in the Wanaka area, I highly reccommend taking a day to do the Roys Peak hike. This hike is quite challenging, and takes approximately 4-6 hours return. 195 more words

Close To Home

We survived!

We arrived in Wanaka in the evening and checked into our hostel before walking round the lake to the infamous Wanaka lake tree. Sam decided she was going to go out to it and started wading through the lake in jeans… We relaxed by the lake and looked round the town before going back to the hostel for tea and a movie to chill out to. 782 more words

Skippers Shoot

Rich Bayley is a rockstar! The other day he took us out into Skipper Canyon (just after a fresh layer of Spring snow) and captured James and I totally in the moment. 35 more words

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