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Lake Wanaka. Roys Peak

Lake Wanaka. Roys Peak

Our family took a short break to Lake Wanaka in the South Island a couple of weeks ago.  The family all skied at nearby Cardrona ski field while I hiked somewhere different each day. Have declared my skiing days are over!  Roys Peak hike is 6km from Wanaka township.  The peak is 1,500m and takes Read More
Kairara Rocks/Dukes Nose Hike

Kairara Rocks/Dukes Nose Hike

We did this hike in March of this year, leaving from Totara North.  Beautiful scenery along the track.  About 2hrs one way.  The Dukes Nose rock climb was not easy for me – I was right out of my comfort zone – but I did it.  The view from the top out to the Whangaroa Read More