LUMA is an annual light show in the Queenstown Gardens. It showcases stunning light sculptures that are beautiful, interactive and designed to inspire creativity and learning. Each year different artists from around New Zealand use the lights to convey messages or just show you a truly beautiful scene. It’s so colourful you’ll almost think it’s Christmas!Read more
Despite being a small town, there are plenty of fun and exciting things to do in Te Anau. From exploring lakefront walks to exploring the Bird Sanctuary or New Zealand’s second-largest lake – it’s a hot spot for the outdoorsy traveller. We reveal our favourite things to do in Te Anau.
Driving the scenic road from Queenstown to Milford Sound/Piopiotahi is an unforgettable experience. Lakeside drives, mountains alive with seasonal colour and Tolkienesque landscapes are just part of the attraction. Here are a few of our favourite stopping points on the way (with distances) from Queenstown to Milford Sound.
It was impossible to access Milford Sound via road until 1954. Thanks to the incredible work done to build the Milford road and the Homer Tunnel we can now drive to Milford Sound. In this blog, we’re going to reveal the story behind the Milford Road and how Milford Sound, a once difficult to reach destination, has become one of the most visited places by tourists in New Zealand!