Mount Cook National Park

Mount Cook

Ever since starting our road trip through the south island of New Zealand, we had been anxious to visit Mount Cook National Park. After spending some time at the coast in and around Dunedin we were excited to drive back towards the Southern Alps and finally see the New Zealand’s tallest mountain up close. Aoraki, […]

The Catlins

Nugget Point

After spending some time on the west coast, around Queenstown, and the stunning Fiordlands, we headed down to the southernmost region of the South Island, to the Catlins Forest Park. Slope Point Our first stop in the Catlins was Slope Point, which marks the southernmost point of the South Island. A short 10 minute walk brought […]

Ben Lomond Track

Ben Lomond

Queenstown We had heard a lot about Queenstown, the adventure capital of New Zealand, situated at the foot of a mountain range called The Remarkables and right at the shores of Lake Wakatipu. Shortly after driving into Queenstown, we noticed how clean and neat everything seemed, and David said it reminded him of a smaller […]