A Local Shares the Top Things to Do on the South Island of New Zealand Visiting New Zealand’s South Island is a bucket list travel destination for most people. But once you’re there, you’ll need to figure out the best things to do and see. And for that, you’ll need another … [Read more...]
South Island New Zealand 1-Day Itineraries and Travel Tips: Queenstown and More
24-hour itineraries and other travel tips for New Zealand's South Island, including a detailed One Day in Queenstown and Marlborough travel guides. Plus, get other South Island New Zealand vacation inspiration for day trips, hotels, restaurants, and more.
What to Do with Just One Day in Queenstown Queenstown’s self-proclaimed tagline is the “adventure capital of the world” and it’s not hard to see why. Seemingly every square foot of the city and surrounding area, located in the southwest region of New Zealand’s South Island, … [Read more...]
One Day in New Zealand, This Happened... A Kayaking Trip in Abel Tasman Cut Short by Rocky Waves The waves were rapidly getting larger. I tried to stay calm as I pushed my paddle through them and hoped Tom was focusing on keeping the kayak straight forward to the waves the … [Read more...]
One Day in New Zealand, I Ate Here... The Little Cray Pot Restaurant Makes a Big Impact You have to go out of your way to get to the Cray Pot restaurant near Haast, New Zealand. It’s about 30 minutes off the main highway to Haast and once you reach there, you’re basically at a … [Read more...]
One Day in New Zealand, I Ate Here... Eating and Learning about Green-Lipped Mussels at The Mussel Pot in New Zealand When I first heard of green-lipped mussels from New Zealand, I didn’t think they’d really be green. Maybe ever so slightly dark greenish black on a … [Read more...]