Travel Blogs from Queenstown, New Zealand

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Dec 11, 2011, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Dec 11, 2011

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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Remarkable for a Reason, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Remarkable for a Reason

A travel blog entry by mtrmsd

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Well I've made it to Queenstown and I'm quite glad. I decided to stay at the Southern Laughter hostel (only because I had previously called about a job and it looked to be in a good position). The bus ride to Queenstown was not fun. I felt sick much of ...

Canyon Swing!, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Canyon Swing!

A travel blog entry by rich

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... exact. I had mixed feelings about this leg of my journey. On one hand, I was excited to be going to the adventure capital of New Zealand...finally! But on the other hand, I'd built up a picture of it in my mind, and it involved lots and lots of tourists ...

Beautiful Queenstown Area, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Beautiful Queenstown Area

A travel blog entry by kgonnam

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... had to get up early.  Breakfast at 6 and on the bus by 6:30 to get to the airport for a 9:15 flight to Queenstown NZ.  Lost two hours going over but gained one back with their switch to Daylight Savings Time.  Entering NZ was difficult as ...

Action packed, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Action packed

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... bunting from the pub with the Union Jack and the faces of Wills and Kate, but lost it later on! Kevin’s Queenstown Queenstown is New Zealand’s place to do stuff so we did. We started off with the Ziptrek which was pretty boring. Having done ...

Queenstown, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Queenstown

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... of the Winter Festival Mardi Gras (which Rob is keen to point out was an entirely heterosexual affair) thus our night in Queenstown was extremely impressive, with music, dancing, food and shopping. Perfect. The following day we walked to the top of ...

134 Meter Jump, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

134 Meter Jump

A travel blog entry by anatkramer

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So from Wanaka to extreme central of New Zealand. Queenstown is a town where you can find any kind of extreme and there is something for everyone. The first day I started thinking about bungy jumping. Could I actually do it? If I don't do it now, will ...

Ruminations at the One Month Mark, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Ruminations at the One Month Mark

A travel blog entry by rachel_jodie

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Happy One Month Anniversary of Traveling to Us! Today marks four weeks in New Zealand, and true to the cliche- time flies. We are in Queenstown right now- the "Adventure Capital". There are tons of adventure activities--- skydiving, the worlds' first ...

First Great Walk, Te-Anou, New Zealand travel blog

First Great Walk

A travel blog entry by anatkramer

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... , a cute little town which serves as a sort of 'gateway'to the Milford and Doubtful sounds on the south west coast of New Zealand. It's a small tourist town where you can rent gear, book activities and stock up on food. My initial purpose in Te Anou ...

Queenstown, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Queenstown

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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Well we have been in QT for a couple of days now, and to be honest I don't really like the place that much. The scenery around here is absolutely beautiful though, with the lake and the Remarkable mountain range. But the town is just full of motels and ...

Queenstown, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Queenstown

A travel blog entry by tonyandsarah

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... again to do a canoe trip, but the rain was torrential so we decided to give it a miss. We then headed straight on to Queenstown. Once there we made our way to twelve mile delta, our campsite for the next few days. 24th July 2005 We took a trip out ...

Queenstown and partying!!, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Queenstown and partying!!

A travel blog entry by hels_belles

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Fun fun... got into Queenstown and immediately didn't like it.. Not sure why but it was raining and a bit grey so that didn't help, plus the place seemed to be full of coach loads of tourists. We drove around for a bit trying to find a good hostel to ...

Minus 5c, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Minus 5c

A travel blog entry by suzukistorey

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Well actually it was minus 8.7c but who's splitting hairs. The concept is a fancy bar in queenstown which is basically a fridge of ice for you to drink in. The whole idea apparently came from two guys travelling through Russia when their car broke ...

Back to Queenstown, Bungi Backpackers, Queenstown, South Island, New Zealand travel blog

Back to Queenstown

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Yesterday we drove back up the Milford Road towards Milford to take in one more hike before heading back to Queenstown. Lake Marian, beautiful views, very calm and quiet (no wind). Drive to Te Anau to relax by the lakeside before heading back to ...

Milford Sound to Queenstown, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Milford Sound to Queenstown

A travel blog entry by marshallmatters

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The adventure capital of the world!, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

The adventure capital of the world!

A travel blog entry by jsnicka

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... it twice in Whistler so decided not to do it, but still enjoyed being there. After the long day we got into Queenstown and I met up with my new Swedish and French friends in our hostel we had booked from Nelson. It is always way nicer getting to a place ...

Campervan Transplant, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Campervan Transplant

A travel blog entry by paulandciara

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... Milford Sound we arrived in Queenstown early evening and set up camp in 12 Mile Delta just 12km out of town, (anyone traveling to New Zealand DOC sites are a must for free and very cheap campsites). It was a beautiful setting once again on the shore of ...

Boyscouts and Bread Sandwiches, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Boyscouts and Bread Sandwiches

A travel blog entry by jmo

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... , and almost zen like nature, Jan was on board. After all she does like Japanese food. So now we are here in Queenstown for some skiing. I plan on taking snowboarding lessons actually so our next entry may be from the hospital. But I have to do ...

Just keeps getting betta!, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Just keeps getting betta!

A travel blog entry by charmedlife

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... metal against the elements of mother nature. Or, if you'd prefer to just hang out and take a comfortable walk and look at the mountains, that's acceptable too. In any case, it is a truly remarkable place to visit, and a must on your trip to New Zealand!! ...

Stealing a ride to Rob Roy, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Stealing a ride to Rob Roy

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... We followed the wonderful and powerful river until we got to another suspension bridge (for pedestrians only which is not uncommon in New Zealand). We than had a tough climb for about 1.5 hours but as always in South Island it rewards with amazing ...

Them there be people, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Them there be people

A travel blog entry by wordsworths

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... video for evidence!) Last part of above should be ignored! (we actually write this like tag team typing/relay typing). In summary Queenstown an excellent place for skiery type people & a good place to chill (quite literally in the case of our hotel ...

Queenstown, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Queenstown

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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Queenstown is really beautiful. It's on a lake and surrounded by mountains, there's a very 'alpine' feel to the place, if there's such of a thing! We stayed at Pinewood, $20 NZ a night. Cheap - as! Pinewood is made up of units, each one with a ...

The Far Corner of the World, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

The Far Corner of the World

A travel blog entry by mikeandrachel

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... for a second time. We both think that they are probably the best burgers in the world! The people we have come across so far in New Zealand have been incredibly friendly. On our walks people always stop for a chat and ask how our day is going. We have had ...

Milford Sound to Queenstown - Day 269, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Milford Sound to Queenstown - Day 269

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... and surrounding mountains. We took off from a immaculately keep grass air strip only 20 minutes from Queenstown. Six of us squeezed into the back of a New Zealand build propeller plane and within seconds we were in the air. The plane climbed at over 1000 ...

R & R...In The Adventure Capital Of The World!, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

R & R...In The Adventure Capital Of The World!

A travel blog entry by aknztrip

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... the pathway. As we left the Chinese Village we ran into another pair of hikers from the Milford Track. Again, what a coincidence! I guess New Zealand is a small world, not only for its people but for its tourists. On the fourth day our plan was to go to ...

Queenstown, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Queenstown

A travel blog entry by carolandthomas

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Next stop on our trip was Queenstown, the adventure activity capital of New Zealand. We were looking forward to our stop here as we had heard so many good things about it and Queenstown def lived up to our expectations. The obvious comparisons to ...

Back to Hostelworld, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Back to Hostelworld

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... going through my mind as I waited for the flight to Christchurch. I was also thinking about what I was going to see and do whilst in New Zealand as I did most things I wanted to do when I here last time. I included it in my itinerary as my flight to Chile ...

The Bungee times, a pig hunter and luge dude, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

The Bungee times, a pig hunter and luge dude

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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... town. The Nevis site is about two or three miles from the original bungee site at the Kawarua bridge and is the highest in New Zealand, 134 meters or 440 feet. When we arrived we had to wear a harnesses which meant you then had three seperate connections ...

Quality Queenstown, Queenstown, South Island, New Zealand travel blog

Quality Queenstown

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... move on. I've not done any of the adrenaline activities here yet but I have a feeling that I'll probably be passing through Queenstown again shortly...watch this space! Big in reputation, small in size, this town has grown on me each day I've stayed; ...

3, 2, 1 BUNGY!!!, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

3, 2, 1 BUNGY!!!

A travel blog entry by suzukistorey

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Thats right the adventure sports have started up again with a jump of a bridge. There are three or four choices of bungy jump ranging from just short of 40m to 134m. We plucked for a 43m jump for the scenery and the fact that it's the original full ...

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