It’s a real shame that Starbucks was allowed to set up shop in Queenstown. If that isn’t a hint as to the bias of this article, I’ll make it even clearer… If you actually do love Starbucks you should probably stop reading now. Or maybe step outside your comfort zone and keep reading, it might […]
Queenstown is of course the adventure capital of the world, and the home of Active Adventures. With a stunning backdrop of jagged peaks and a crystal clear lake, it's no wonder thousands flock to this epicentre of adventure and action. There are plenty of hotels, restaurants and bars to cater for all interests. If you're planning a trip to New Zealand, you HAVE to spend time in Queenstown!
When you’re based in the ‘adventure capital of New Zealand’, you don’t have to look far to appreciate how much excitement sits on our doorstep. Looking around the room right now, I can see hikers, mountain bikers, road cyclists, sea kayakers, white water kayakers, paddle boarders, rock climbers, skiers and snowboarders…. just to name a […]
Ange and I were very excited to be heading up to the Far North on our ‘Kauri’ adventure! Having enjoyed an early taste of winter here in Queenstown with an unexpected snowfall in mid-April, we were more than ready to head north for some sunshine and warm weather, and we weren’t disappointed – it was […]
Here in our team we’re fortunate to be able to share all sorts of common interests. Our team is made up of kayakers, trail runners, bikers, mountaineers, skiers, and surfers – with one of the most dedicated to their craft here is Paul, our Marketing Manager. Over Easter he competed in the Lake Hayes Triathlon. It […]
Working for an adventure travel company really does have its perks. You get to hang out with a bunch of incredibly inspiring people all drawn together with a common passion for the outdoors. Here at Active HQ, a Monday morning is typically filled with storytelling; who biked the new trail? who entered that race? who’s […]