So Back in January we did a skydive at Lake Wanaka, we didn’t get a chance to upload the video whilst we were out there as we didn’t have a laptop – but alas I have finally gotten round to it and here it is! Enjoy….
A selection of my favourite pictures from our travels
Our first few nights post camper were spent in Whitianga. It felt strange to be sleeping in a proper bed, have space to spread out our things and not have to cook off a camping stove. The day we arrived in Whitianga it was glorious sunshine, everyone was at the beach enjoying the evening sun … More Cathedral Cove, hot water beach and Piha
Serena had been a noble steed for our journey around NZ, that was until she picked up 2 punctures in 2 days. We decided to put the spare tyre on the car and get the other puncture repaired in the morning. A very nice man in a garage fixed the puncture free on charge for … More The final few days in our camper!
Rotorua is famous in New Zealand for its strong sulphur smell across the city. As you drive closer to the city centre it certainly doesn’t disappoint, the smell of rotting eggs becoming stronger, although strangely you get used to it quite quickly. We started our day off by taking a trip to the twin streams, … More Rotorua
It took us around 4.5 hours to reach our intended campsite for Milford Sound. We stayed at cascade creek, which is a department of conservation campsite (DOC for short). The majority of these have a fee of $6pp but can go as high as $10. Most have pretty basic facilities, some have cold showers and … More Milford Sound
We woke to the sound of planes and helicopters flying overhead. As I removed my eye mask I could see blue skies, no wind, and I knew we were on. We stayed at luggate cricket club camping site, which was about 2km away from Wanaka Airport, so we didn’t have to get up too early … More Skydiving in Wanaka
Queenstown is known as the adrenaline capital of the world. Everywhere you go bungee jumps, canyon swings and skydives are being thrust in your face, and you can’t help but feel obliged to face your fears and push yourself outside of your comfort zone. We headed to happy travels in Queenstown to look at what … More Queenstown – The adrenaline capital of the world
After a night of torrential downpours and howling winds, we awoke to blue sky’s and sunshine after our night at the base of Mt Cook. The journey back towards twizel and onwards to Cromwell was a pleasant one, as we had lake Pukaki on our left hand side, glowing a brilliant blue in the … More Mt Cook, Cromwell & Clyde
Serena William’s as she is now known, had a hard first test, with a 320km journey to our first destination of Lake Tekapo. We weren’t sure where to head first but after some advice and googling, we opted for the lake as its views were meant to be stunning. The drive was down lots of … More Lake Tekapo, lake Pukaki and Mt Cook