Milford Sound – Kiwi Discovery/Mitre Peak Cruises

Hop on-board the coach to another world, ready to embrace life to the full and see the wonders of history. Milford Sound, an awe inspiring paradise which only peaks it’s head through the clouds of rain and fog every so often. We opted for the coach, cruise, coach package with Kiwi Discovery and Mitre Peak Cruises. For our trip we couldn’t have asked for a more perfect day. Cloudless skies, a warm summer breeze and friendly folk to share the memories and laughter.

Shotover Canyon Swing

109m high, 60m free-fall, 200m swing and 70+ ways to jump! Shotover Canyon Swing is a must-do activity for all adrenaline junkies, rain or shine. In February this year, I pushed my limits once more with another gravity involved adrenaline adventure, and boy was it an adventure! The Canyon Swing was first opened in 2002 by a group of dare devil rock climbers. Located above the famous Shotover River, you will find yourself awe struck by the amazing views awaiting in the ‘middle of nowhere’ jump site.

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AJ Hackett Bungy – Kawarau Bridge

Did you know that the world’s first commercial Bungy operation opened up at Kawarau Bridge in 1988? Well you do now! In January this year I had the privilege of taking a dive off the famous Kawarau Bridge, surrounded by a postcard canyon, above a river meandering like a snake in the grass. The 43 metre jump is not the highest Bungy available in Queenstown, but you won’t be complaining about that when you are standing on edge of the platform with a rope attached to your ankles. Continue reading