With a well-known reputation as New Zealand’s adventure capital and scenic surrounds like no other, Queenstown is the perfect start to this unique active experience in the South Island. Joining no more than 12 others your days are full with mountain biking, hiking and lake trips. The mountain peaks and awe-inspiring fiords are breathtaking and your expert outdoor host, Judy McKenzie, will reveal her passion and knowledge for the native flora and fauna, the terrain and the many scenic attractions. At the end of each action-packed day, you’ll bed down in two of New Zealand’s finest lodges where every last detail is taken care of. This short spring sojourn will take you away from the everyday and is guaranteed to leave you reinvigorated and renewed.
An active person Judy loves the outdoors with a special focus on mountain biking and road cycling, hiking, skiing, sailing, horse riding and gardening. Judy has extensive experience as a professional tour guide after 18 years working at the high end of the industry. During that time she has escorted groups throughout New Zealand as well as working with families and individuals on a more personal basis, on custom made tours on the South Island. She is passionate about New Zealand and has an intimate knowledge of the history, culture and attractions of the country. Her in-depth knowledge and enthusiasm for the areas she is fortunate enough to work in ensures her clients enjoy an amazing and informative experience.
• Intimate group size of no more than 12 guests
• Majestic landscapes, deep fjords, ancient forests and glacier-carved valleys
• A cycling trip from Arrowtown along the Gibbston River Trail
• Visit the studio of a prominent New Zealand artist
• Private wine tasting in the cellars of a pioneering winery
• Scenic cruises to Mou Waho Island and Milford Sound
• Hiking the Kepler Track, summit Mou Waho and a day walk on the Milford Track
• Perfectly situated luxury lodge accommodation
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