There are different options available for you depending on your budget and preference. It is common to set up camp and sleep in tents while overlooking majestic mountains and a glowing skyline. But if you are looking for modern comforts then you may opt for bed and breakfast, boutique and heritage hotels, lodges, resorts and five-star hotels. The cheapest, if not a free option is to camp. You may also opt for a bed and breakfast, with a double bed (starts at $100). Stay in a lodge for a more rustic feel (around $300) or a hotel can be an option for a comfortable stay starting at $80.
A treasure in the land down under – Ross is a small gold mining town located in West Coast, South Island. Explore unique turquoise gorges hiding deep into the mountains. Join a treetop tour and get a bird’s-eye view as of lush canopies as you view your surroundings 50m high above the ground. Get a breathtaking view of snowy alps while drinking at a nearby café. Sample delectable dishes cooked the kiwi way, packed with flavour and made with meticulous attention. Shop at bespoke boutiques and get souvenirs for friends and family. Join adventure travels and experience a different kind of excitement as you take on the challenge of white water rafting, hiking, bungee jumping, canyoning and so much more.
Aside from vegemite, you’ll definitely need to try the big and filling kiwi burger which is composed of beetroot, beef patty, fried egg, (optional lettuce and tomato). If you want to eat seafood, their lobster is as fresh as it gets. Looking for a more traditional dish? Feast on Hangi which is made of meat and vegetables, slow-cooked in an underground oven.
Feel the thrill as you paddle through exciting rapids. Leave your fears behind before jumping off cliffs into depths of clear waters. Marvel at the beauty of nature while hiking into the mountains. Enjoy all these in an organized half day tour or extend to your preferred duration.