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Hike #9: Ball hut Route (Mount Cook)

Walk to Ball Hut, the scenic mountain hut facing Mount Cook, while enjoying breathtaking views of the Tasman Glacier and surrounding...

Hike #8 : Blue Pool Track

Nestled among mature beech and podocarp forest, these pools of deep, clear water flowing into the Makarora River offer a moment of...

Hike #7: Routeburn Track (Fjordland National Park)

True alpine trek, the Routeburn track will take you through forests and mountains. Passing through high-altitude lakes and wild meadows,...

Hike #6 : Roys Peak Track

Admire the breathtaking views of Lake Wanaka, Mount Aspiring / Tititea and the surrounding peaks after a steep climb through alpine...

Hike #9: Ball hut Route (Mount Cook)

Walk to Ball Hut, the scenic mountain hut facing Mount Cook, while enjoying breathtaking views of the Tasman Glacier and surrounding peaks.About the Hike The first 5 km section of the Mount Cook hike follows a historic route, now a trail for all-terrain vehicles. It...

Hike #8 : Blue Pool Track

Nestled among mature beech and podocarp forest, these pools of deep, clear water flowing into the Makarora River offer a moment of tranquillity. The Blue Pool Track is one of our best short walks.About the hike The Blue Pool Track is an easy short walk through mature...

Hike #7: Routeburn Track (Fjordland National Park)

True alpine trek, the Routeburn track will take you through forests and mountains. Passing through high-altitude lakes and wild meadows, you will discover majestic landscapes mixing mountain ranges and valleys, perched above the clouds. About the hikeThe Routeburn...

Hike #6 : Roys Peak Track

Admire the breathtaking views of Lake Wanaka, Mount Aspiring / Tititea and the surrounding peaks after a steep climb through alpine meadows and hill meadows. It's a popular trail and one of our best day hikes. About the hike This hike will give you a breathtaking view...

Buy / sell a van in New Zealand

As many backpackers, we decided to buy a van when we arrived in New Zealand.So between what we knew and what we learned on the job, here is a short recap so you can buy and sell your future home on wheels with confidence. Tip # 1: Where can we find van ads? It is...

Hike #5 : Franz Joseph glacier

You want to discover a glacier without risking mountaineering, the Franz Joseph Glacier allows you. Easily accessible and of rare beauty, this glacier is a must see of New Zealand. About the hike Although today's glacier has shrunk considerably, the echoes of its...

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