Travel 2 Australia & New Zealand 2018/19

10 Our 10 must do’s

ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE Fly by helicopter over the great ice sheet of Franz Josef Glacier and see the formations of ice from above. Land on the ice, and explore the huge crevasses and ice caves. This is one of those once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. WHERE TO GO FOR ADVENTURE Queenstown is a world centre for adventure and the outdoors. It has all the adrenalin-pumping activities you’d expect as well as more gentle pleasures such as cycling, hiking, sailing, See the overwhelming and dramatic scenery of the fiords on an overnight cruise which takes you the full length of either Milford or Doubtful Sound. BEST FOR THE KIDS Cadbury World in Dunedin is a child’s idea of paradise, a factory tour where they can also sample the goods. GETTING AROUND The famous TranzAlpine train is rated as one of the top rail journeys in the world. Travel across the farmlands of the Canterbury Plains, through tunnels and climb up and over Arthur’s Pass in the Southern Alps. climbing, fishing and golf. WILDERNESS WONDER

LIVE LIKE A LOCAL Akaroa, on the volcanic Banks Peninsula near Christchurch, is a historic port with French overtones. It’s popular as a weekend retreat from the city. SPLASH OUT A real treat would be to stay at the ‘Bay of Many Coves’ tucked away on the shores of Queen Charlotte Sound in Marlborough Sounds. From your private deck, you can enjoy peaceful views of the water and native bush. WATER PARADISE After a day hiking or exploring the glacier in Franz Josef, there’s no better way to relax than with a soak in the brand- The Real Journeys Queenstown Winter Festival celebrates the start of winter as only Queenstown can from 21-23 June 2019. NATURE LOVERS The mighty Southern Alps plunge into the sea at Kaikoura, creating an ideal feeding ground for whales, dolphins, seals and myriad of birdlife. Whale watching, dolphin swimming and albatross viewing cruises here are some of the best in the world. new Glacier Hot Pools. DATES FOR THE DIARY

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