Scott and Shelly's Travelling Adventures Blog

Queenstown – So much potential to do stuff….or you could just have a massive burger 0

Queenstown – So much potential to do stuff….or you could just have a massive burger

You will probably hear many a great thing about Queenstown by those who have visited the area…tales of great views if you take the cable car up to its highest point….fables of jumps made...

Milford Sound/Te Anau – A boat trip, great views and another lovely lake 0

Milford Sound/Te Anau – A boat trip, great views and another lovely lake

  Next up we headed towards Milford Sound(s) (we can’t remember whether it’s plural or not) but not before a stop off in Te Anau as we had read that there was a free...

Wanaka – The home of quirky cinema…and a massive lake of course 0

Wanaka – The home of quirky cinema…and a massive lake of course

After Mount Cook we headed towards Twizel however after speaking to the man who hooked us up with a bacon butty near Okaroa we were a bit dubious on the approach to the town. ...

Beautiful magical Mount Cook 0

Beautiful magical Mount Cook

On the approach to Mt Cook we were taken back by the stunning views of snow covered mountains.  We arrived in Mt cook village and drove round and found it akin to a ghost...

Lake Tekapo – We learnt a lot about tumble dryers 0

Lake Tekapo – We learnt a lot about tumble dryers

The next morning we left earlyish and made our way to Lake Tekapo which we had heard was beautiful.  A little way out of Akoroa we saw a place called the “little river diner”. ...

Akaroa – A first taste of freedom camping 0

Akaroa – A first taste of freedom camping

The next day we drove to Arakoa and saw lots of campers parked by the side of the road at the lake front.  It was our first experience of freedom camping but Shelly was...