South Island

Wanaka Walks

Wanaka Walks That Aren’t Roy’s Peak (And Are Even Better)

That image you’ve seen all over Instagram of someone standing on a mountain edge overlooking lakes and hills in all directions? Yep, that’s Roy’s Peak. The towering peak with a panoramic view over Lake Wanaka is arguably one of the coolest views in the Southern Hemisphere. However, in this day and age, a view this …

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Mount Cook National Park

Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park Guide: Towering Peaks, Powerful Glaciers

Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park in the South Island is home to the highest peak in New Zealand and is a playground for nature lovers. The towering snow-capped mountains and turquoise waters are iconic images of New Zealand and a perfect addition to a South Island road trip.   The heavenly scenery provides the perfect backdrop …

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