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A Jet Boat Journey Through The Matukituki Valley

In the heart of a glacier carved basin, amid snow-capped mountains and undulating terrain sits Lake Wanaka. My home for the next 7 days. Queenstown’s lesser known neighbour, the region has been designated the world’s first Lifestyle Reserve. Offering both r...
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Kayaking The Glacial Waters Of Wanaka

There are times when I contemplate pinching myself, just to check that I’m not dreaming. When the scene before me is just too idyllic, or when the sky is a shade of blue so uniform that it looks as though rend...
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High Wire Views Zip Lining Over Queenstown

The doors shut abruptly and the cable car wobbles as it leaves the ground. I grasp hold of the handle above the sliding door. I really hate these things. Why do they always appear to be so fragile? It’s as though at any moment the small metal box in which I...
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Jet Boating Beside The Tasman Glacier

Glaciers have been carving out the landscape of New Zealand’s Southern Alps for the last two million years. Like a skilled potter carving lumps of clay from his mould, Mother Nature has made light work of the surrounding greywacke rock. A composition of hard ...