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  • Queenstown, New Zealand

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    • Milford Sound, New Zealand

      Kayak to Lady Bowen Falls in Milford Sound

      4.0
      There are multiple options for getting to Milford Sound.  If you have a car and can drive, then just take the Milford Sound Highway from Te Anau, and once you get to the end of the road and see all the big boats, just park your car and get ready for some fun in the water.  If you don't have your ...
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    • Milford Sound, New Zealand

      Overnight Cruise the Milford Sound

      5.0
      If you are ever visiting New Zealand's south island, I cannot implore you more to consider doing the overnight cruise of the Milford Sound via Real Journeys. For roughly $300, you board, in Queenstown, a custom designed Real Journeys tour bus that has seats slightly angled towards the windows as ...
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    • Gladstone, New Zealand

      Hike the Breast Hill Track to Pakituhi Hut

      3.0
      5 mi / 1312.3 ft gain
      From the road to Pakituhi Hut the track is a steady climb rising 400 meters on a formed zig-zag track to a small saddle. You'll get increasingly better views of Lake Hawea as you climb up the switch-backs, and you might walk alongside some sheep that make the uphill slog look much easier than it ...
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    • The Neck, New Zealand

      Hike Isthmus Peak

      5.0
      9.9 mi / 4544 ft gain
      The Isthmus Peak Track is a 16km out-and-back hike to the summit of Isthmus Peak (1,385 meters), where you get great views of Lake Hawea and Lake Wanaka and the Southern Alps. The track starts off the Lake Hawea section of SH6, about a 30 minute drive from Wanaka Township, and there's a yellow 'I...
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