📸 — Queenstown & Glenorchy, New Zealand

Queenstown was a fun part of the trip. Its known for its extreme activities… but we were not sure which one(s) we wanted to do. So we get into town, and you see paraglider jumping off the cliff above you, jet boats that go 90KM an hour speeding pass you, tour buses heading out to bungee jump or hellihike. We had a lot of options..

So we stopped at Happy Tours and got stopped by someone inside who noticed Oli’s youtube star shirt… we started talking and she was from the US, living in New Zealand and had done quite a few activities.

We started talking about the jet boats, then about Funyaking, then about bungee, then about Helli-hiking.. and were there for literally an hour and a half.

Some how… we landed on Canyoning, and Skydiving… how we got there is unclear… but in the end, they were both amazing activities.

Canyoning: You get dressed up in a 7mm wetsuit and we initially thought you would just climb up and down a canyon.. turns out… you jump, slide, climb and swim through… and the water is less than 10 degrees. It was SUPER fun, and Maeghan was the guides favorite as she screamed for every jump and made funny monster noises when she submerged from the unexpected 10 foot water drop.

Sky Diving: Maeghan always said she wanted to go sky diving, but it had to be somewhere exotic like New Zealand or Australia because if she died, at least the view was pretty. Oli however hopped that Maeghan would decline the suggestion. But we booked it. And like most normal humans, Oli was pretty nervous the days leading up to it and the morning of. Maeghan however… has somehow embraced the traveling life and was extremely calm, like more than she has ever been. Once we got up into the plane, they were both fine, Maeghan jumped first and the feeling is absolutely incredible. You see mountains all around you, Milford sound, Mount Cook, water falls, rivers and almost too much beauty its hard to believe its real life.

Oli jumped 2nd and got to fly the parachute on the way down. And continues to say… “This is something I want to do again!”

See more on our website www.alittledetour.ca🌏✈️👫

“There is a cave behind the water fall… [goes to waterfall and finds no cave]”
Maeghan asked the guide how deep the water was, he said “Oh, knee deep”… it was not..
I’d like to call the below true love.
We’re soft Canadians now… 10 degree water is too cold to be in.
Skydiving from 12,000 feet.

See more on our website www.alittledetour.ca🌏✈️👫

A Little Detour

Hi there! Maeghan & Oli here - we're taking a break to travel the world and hope you'll join us for the ride. 🌏✈️ 👫 www.alittledetour.ca

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hi there! Maeghan & Oli here — we’re checking in from our around-the-world tour. See pictures here, read content here 👉www.alittledetour.ca

A Little Detour

Hi there! Maeghan & Oli here - we're taking a break to travel the world and hope you'll join us for the ride. 🌏✈️ 👫 www.alittledetour.ca

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