The Blue Pools, Mount Aspiring National Park, New Zealand
20 Nov 2017

The Blue Pools Track, Mount Aspiring National Park

Located around an hour from Wanaka, on the road to the West Coast, the Blue Pools Track is one of the best short walks in Mount Aspiring National Park. The Blue Pools are clear, calm sections of the Blue / Makarora rivers — it’s some of the most pristine and

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Fantail Falls, Mount Aspiring National Park, New Zealand
17 Nov 2017

Fantail Falls, Mount Aspiring National Park

Fantail Falls, named after one of New Zealand’s cutest birds, is a small waterfall located a few minutes’ walk from the main road between Wanaka and Haast. It’s one of several easily accessible waterfalls in the area and is worth a quick look — watch out for the sandflies though!

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Hiking Isthmus Peak at sunrise
29 Sep 2017

Hiking the Isthmus Peak Track at Sunrise

We pulled up to the Roy’s Peak car park at 3.30 am, mentally (if not physically) prepared to tackle the daunting climb to one of New Zealand’s most iconic viewpoints. It was shut, so we pulled up by the side of the road and used our last remnants of mobile

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02 Jun 2017

Hiking the Rob Roy Glacier Track, Mount Aspiring National Park

The Rob Roy Glacier Track takes you past some of the South Island’s most spectacular mountain scenery. Massive waterfalls cascade down sheer cliffs, there are snow-capped mountains all around and the hike is actually pretty easy. Rob Roy Glacier is one of the best looking glaciers (from ground level) in

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