Franz Joseph to Wanaka Our next stop on our way through New Zealand was Wanaka. Once again we had located a nice little walk in between the two places and we were excited to be back on the road again. We had seen photos of the “blue pools” on pinterest …Read More »
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Time for the bungy jump!
The day had finally arrived that my family was headed back to the United States 🙁 We had so much fun with them but we still had a few hours to spend before their flight left in the afternoon. We decided to make the best of it by doing our …Read More »
The Canyon Swing and a scenic dinner!
When we first arrived in Queenstown, Ashley and I were dead set on going bungy jumping. It as one of those bucket list items we both wanted to do. Upon arriving in Queenstown we saw a lot of advertisements for a “Canyon Swing” that you could do as well. We …Read More »
A shark attack on New Years Eve
On New Years Eve we did not have a lot planned. We had decided to take it easy that day and just hang around Queenstown. We went down to town for lunch and then walked around for a bit. The day prior I had scheduled a ride on the Hydro …Read More »
Lord of the Rings tour and an Ice Bar
We were already having a really exciting time in Queenstown but we still had plenty to do! My sister had booked a Lord of the Rings tour for us and we were picked up promptly in the morning by our tour guide. It was just the 5 of us on …Read More »
Shotover Jet Boat Tour – More fun with the fam!
After our exciting day going on a helicopter tour we immediately followed it up with another fun activity. The next day we had booked a jet boat tour for all of us. The jet boat tour was pretty highly rated and it looked like a blast from the videos we …Read More »
The family is finally here!
I had been excited for my family to arrive all the way through Australia and the day was finally there! We got the text they had arrived and made our way down to the car to meet them. My mom and sister were already upstairs at the hostel and everyone …Read More »
Arriving in New Zealand
When we first started our trip, Ashley and I were both excited about all the places we would see. However, we both were looking forward to New Zealand. We went into New Zealand with high expectations for our time there and (spoiler) it delivered. After we had a great time …Read More »