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New Zealand: Short Walks in Mount Cook National Park

Tasman Glacier Walker

Aoraki Mount Cook is on the absolute top of New Zealand’s South Island. We took some short walks in Mount Cook National Park that has New Zealand’s largest glaciers and highest mountains. We had a great day out in this World Heritage site and saw snow-capped mountains, icebergs and glacier lakes, all under what is said to be the clearest skies of Southern Hemisphere.   Aoraki ...

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Queenstown Autumn Walk Photos

Queenstown beach view

In this post I will show you beautiful photos on a Queenstown autumn walk we made on our road trip in New Zealand. Queenstown on the South Island of New Zealand is in a beautiful setting on the north shore of Lake Wakatipu and backed by the mountains.   Because of its great location in the middle of the island Queenstown is ...

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Queenstown to Mount Cook via the Cardrona Road

Lake Pukaki shore and snow-capped mountains

This blog post brings you to the South Island of New Zealand. We are touring the island with a campervan and now driving from Queenstown to Mount Cook. We are taking the spectacular Crown Range and Cardrona road from Queenstown to Wanaka from where our trip continues to Lindis Pass, Lake Pukapi and finally to Mount Cook.  The Otago region we ...

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Queenstown Day Trips by Car

Queenstown Day Trips Arrowtown

This blog post presents two Queenstown day trips by car. The first self drive trip from Queenstown, New Zealand follows the east shore of Lake Wakatipu to Kingston at the south end of the lake. The second day trip goes to the postcard-pretty Arrowtown 20 km north.    This is a tree-lined street in Arrowtown with tiny cottages from the gold-mining era. Queenstown ...

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