Ditch discoveries

Crack the bubbles because our bubble just grew bigger. Add this scenic selection to your travel itinerary.       Cradle Mountain One of Tasmania’s most visited natural attractions, you will not be short of scenic views to take in. Don’t forget your hiking shoes to explore all of the walking tracks.       […]

The beauty of winter

Glistening ski slopes, temperate hot pools, wining and dining by an open fire are all hallmarks of an awesome autumn or winter holiday in our own glorious country. You don’t even need to stray far from home with a bounty of activities and attractions within easy reach of Christchurch. The following pages list some of […]

Adventure, bikes & culture

If snow is not your style, there are a myriad other options for exciting winter escapes. Here are some of Metropol’s suggestions:       Arthur’s Pass National Park Nature lovers, hikers and mountain climbers flock here to discover the magnificent flora, fauna and vistas of the Southern Alps. Spend some time in New Zealand’s […]

North Canterbury adventures

Cruising north on a road trip, or just looking for something to do out of the city? Why not visit North Canterbury, home to artisan food and wine producers and spectacular natural attractions – there is everything you desire for a South Island adventure. Here are Metropol’s picks for adventure activities in the titillating landscapes. […]

Exploring Queenstown

With winter’s opening shots recasting our adventure capital’s offerings, the razored ridgeline of the Remarkables is sporting a decent coast of snow, accentuating the resort town’s cinematic good looks.     It’s worth the ride alone on the Skyline Gondola, to drink it all in. The gracious old lady of the lake, TSS Earnslaw, will […]