KEEN TO ELOPE?
Wonderful vendors such as Mountain Weddings (mountainweddings.nz) are more than happy to organise your dream day, whatever you imagine that to involve – helicopter ride and all. IF YOU’RE NEARBY Having a destination wedding? Pop hotspots on info cards for your guests to make the most of their travels. QUEENSTOWN If you’re up for an epic outdoor adventure, take a drive to the Milford Sound for a spectacular experience. Home to seals, penguins and dolphins, there are outdoor activities aplenty – think kayaking, diving and walking. Finish your trip with a breathtaking cruise on the fiord. NELSON Take a day to cycle the Tasman Great Taste Trail. Winding through panoramic coastal and mountain views, enjoy food and activities along the way – think vineyards, breweries, orchards and fine local cuisine. CHRISTCHURCH For a relaxing day trip, consider the TranzAlpine. The five-hour train journey travels from Christchurch to Greymouth. With the Southern Alps as a backdrop, the scenery will take your breath away. DUNEDIN The Moeraki Boulders are a popular photo spot and well worth a visit. These ancient boulders started their formation on the sea floor, with some estimated to have taken four million years to reach their current size.