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...

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...

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...

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 ...