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Weekly update – Paddling in the snow!

Weekly update – Paddling in the snow!

I've been away for the first ski of the season this week in Wanaka - it was great with fresh turns! Upon return from the ski field, we heard that it had been snowing in Franz Josef! Believe it or not - Franz Josef township is temperate throughout the winter and to...

Glaciers, rainbows, and fresh snow!

Glaciers, rainbows, and fresh snow!

This weeks weather has been a mixed bag of sunshine, warmer weather, rain, and fresh snow! Today there is a winter chill in the air but the Glaciers have been loaded with a fresh dumping of white powder from yesterdays showers .. and the sun is shining! Read on to see...

Kiwi vrs. Possum

Kiwi vrs. Possum

For any one who's not aware, NZ's iconic and endangered nocturnal bird the kiwi have a few introduced predators that threaten their survival. Rats, cats, stoats and possums are the four biggest enemies of these cute flightless birds. We've stumbled across a video of a...

New Zealand Timelapse: Awakening

New Zealand Timelapse: Awakening

Stunning timelapse footage, depicting New Zealand's dramatic and rugged landscape portrayed in all types of weather and some cool angles. The epicness of this video is definitely enhanced by the moody clouds in the sky. It would not have been the same on a bluebird...

Blog posts from happy paddlers!

Blog posts from happy paddlers!

So I realise I haven't updated our blog in a little while, which is pretty slack since lots of exciting events have gone on in town over the last month or so! The last one being the South West Triathlon which involves a run to Lake Mapourika, a kayak across to the...

Wetlands Restoration Day

Wetlands Restoration Day

Last week we ran a special trip for Southwestland locals to promote awareness of the wetland conservation efforts conducted by the Department of Conservation throughout the region. We paddled on a new lake - which was exciting for me! And listened to a very...

Sunset Kayaking!

Sunset Kayaking!

We've all been enjoying this beautiful summer weather here on the coast lately, and have hopefully said goodbye to a very wet spring! From now until the end of summer we're taking out third tour of the day from 5 pm. Check out some of our recent sunset tours on Lake...