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Luxury Rentals Journal

Crafted to inspire the most seasoned of travellers

Discover Queenstown & Wanaka

Embark on a venture into the picturesque landscapes of Queenstown and Wanaka. These two gems nestled in New Zealand's South Island promise an unforgettable escape for those seeking the perfect blend of adventure, tranquility, and natural beauty. From the majestic Southern Alps to the pristine waters of Lake Wakatipu and Lake Wanaka, you're in for a treat that goes beyond the ordinary. Let these charming destinations welcome you with open arms and provide a taste of the extraordinary.


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Unwind and Rejuvenate

We take a look at the best day spa experiences in Queenstown, where relaxation meets luxury.

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Akarua Wine

One-of-a-Kind Adventures in Wanaka

Experience the Best of Wanaka: Winery Excursions, Equestrian Adventures, and Beyond!

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Alfresco Living At Its Finest

Explore the ultimate blend of indoor and outdoor living as we delve into some of our favorite Wanaka luxury homes.

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Lakeside Luxury Holiday Homes

Explore lakeside holiday retreats on the shores of Lake Wanaka and Queenstown's Lake Wakatipu.

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C9 Queenstown Restaurants

Take a seat: Queenstown's best restaurants.

Choosing where to eat in Queenstown can be quite the adventure; we’ve got iconic a-la-carte, world-famous burgers, boutique buffets and hatted chefs. So take your pick!

Read the Queenstown restaurant guide
C9 Wanaka Restaurants

The Wanaka restaurant guide

Wanaka’s foodie scene is growing with several chic eateries opening doors. Together with some tightly-held favourites, there is huge choice when it comes to restaurants in Wanaka.

Discover Wanaka restaurants