27 Sep 2020

Hiking the Peak Hill Track, Lake Coleridge

The Peak Hill Track takes you high above a glacier carved valley for some of the best mountain views you’ll see this close to Christchurch (or anywhere in the Southern Alps). You’ll see the braided Rakaia River, glimmering Lake Coleridge and a succession of snow-capped mountains. Hiking the Peak Hill

20 Sep 2020

Lake Lyndon / the Mount Lyndon Track

Lake Lyndon is an off the beaten path spot, despite being right next to the main road between Christchurch and the West Coast. What’s there to see at Lake Lyndon? Keep reading to find out, including some incredible views from the Mount Lyndon Track. Lake Lyndon The turnoff to Lake

Hiking the Rakaia Gorge Walkway, New Zealand
03 May 2019

Hiking the Rakaia Gorge Walkway, Canterbury High Country

The short and (relatively) easy Rakaia Gorge Walkway takes you to some beautiful viewpoints where you’ll see snow-capped mountains, rolling countryside and the crisp blue waters of the Rakaia Gorge. If you’re driving through the Canterbury High Country and want to get out and stretch your legs I’d highly recommend