Tales from the Trails
If you're like me and love to travel, explore and adventure then maybe you've had the same experience when planning your travels - "I just don't get how it all works!". I've always found blogs helpful in my planning and so hopefully these will help you too - they've been written from our own experiences and from some of the interest areas and frustrations that other travellers have expressed to us in the past. Grab a cuppa and take a look!
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Our latest tales
Finding Pounamu on a Fiordland Walk
Did you know there are reserves of pounamu or greenstone deep in Fiordland? Māori have treasured and traded this beautiful stone for centuries, and ancient pounamu trails once wound through...
Ghost from the Past - Fiordland's Resolution Island
The wilderness that defines our Fiordland walks holds a story that has guided conservation globally.
Packing for a day tramp in the rain
When you have booked a day walk around Te Anau, Fiordland – keep in mind it is the wettest corner of New Zealand – so do not be surprised if...
Fiordland Bucket List – 5 Top things to do!
Deep in the southwest corner of New Zealand is our home, Te Anau and in our backyard is Fiordland National Park.
Tramping a Fiordland Great Walk Post Lock-down
Post lockdown, New Zealanders have an amazing opportunity to see their own country.
Milford Sound Photographic Journey
This blog post is presented by guide and photographer Douglas Thorne. Fiordland National Park is a truly magical place.
A foodie’s guide to Te Anau
Fiordland may be known as the walking capital of the world but it’s also home to fantastic cafes, restaurants and food trucks to fuel your adventures.
The best things about hiking in Fiordland in Autumn
One of the first things you’ll notice about hiking in Fiordland during the autumn season (March – May) is that there’s even less people around.
6 Facts to know about Fiordland
Fiordland National Park is an area of lush natural landscapes, wild waterfalls and has been a tempting destination for explorers since the beginning of time.