A Travellerspoint blog

New Zealand

Travel map and Photo Blog - New Zealand (aotearoa)

sunny 17 °C
View New Zealand 2019 on joffre's travel map.

(People with older Operating Systems and Browsers may get a blank 'Travel Map', click/right-click for a Static Map).

Traveling to South Island, New Zealand... arriving in Christchurch (South Island), (New Zealand), then traveling to/through; Christchurch, Lake Tekapo, (Canterbury) Queenstown, (Otago) Haast, Franz Josef Glacier, Maruia Springs, (West Coast) Nelson, (Nelson Bays) Kaikoura, Christchurch (Canterbury), (South Island), (New Zealand).

(Click on the image 'title' to view a larger version of that image)

Regent St Tram
Tourist tram, in the 'Spanish-styled' New Regent street, post earthquake renovations, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand.

Lake Tekapo
Late afternoon autumn view, of the surrounding snow-capped mountains, Lake Tekapo, Canterbury, New Zealand.

Mt Cook Village
Established in 1884, within the National Park, and services a quarter million visitors each year, Mount Cook Village, Canterbury, New Zealand.

Mt Cook - Tasman Glacier
Mount Cook or 'Aoraki', the country's highest (3724m) mountain, and the 'Tasman Glacier' and lake, Mount Cook, Canterbury, New Zealand.

Remarkable Arrival
Flying pass the 'Remarkables', before descending and landing at the local airport, Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand.

Bob's Peak
View of the 'Remarkables' and 'Lake Wakatipu', from 'Bob's Peak' (accessed via the 'Skyline gondola'), Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand.

Kawarau Bridge
Home of the World's first bungy-jump, opening in 1988, on a bridge first built in 1880, Kawarau Gorge, Otago, New Zealand.

Dudleys Cottage
Old gold mining company cottage, built in 1880, and home to an interesting historic Chinese settlement, Arrowtown, Otago, New Zealand.

Lake Hayes
Picturesque lake, between Arrowtown and Queenstown, Lake Hayes, Otago, New Zealand.

Lake Hawea
The stunningly scenic, 141 km² hydro lake, that parallels Lake Wanaka, Lake Hawea, Otago, New Zealand.

Blue Pools
Spectacular blue pools, accessed via a beech forest board-walk track, in the 'Mount Aspiring National Park', Makarora, West Coast, New Zealand.

Cray Pot
Famous local seafood train-carriage cafe, in one of the remotest parts of Westlands, Jackson Bay, West Coast, New Zealand.

Haast Beach
The rugged, and isolated Westlands coast-line, Haast, West Coast, New Zealand.

Up Ship Creek
Walking the 'Kahikatea (NZ tallest trees) Swamp Forest Walk', along 'Ship Creek', Haast, West Coast, New Zealand.

Maruia Hot Springs
Japanese created, outdoor hot springs and spa, Maruia Springs, West Coast, New Zealand.

Nelson Markets
Catching a meal, at the lively local weekend markets, Nelson, Nelson Bays, New Zealand.

The old 'Janie Seddon' ship wreck, just off the foreshore, Motueka, Nelson Bays, New Zealand.

Marlborough Vines
Rows of autumn coloured vines, in the famous white wine growing region, Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand.

Kaikoura Views
Majestic mountain views from the shoreline, on a cold and blustery morning, Kaikoura, Canterbury, New Zealand.

Catching the Sun
A local seal catching the warmth of the early morning sun, Kaikoura, Canterbury, New Zealand.

Other New Zealand photos from my travels;

New Zealand (aotearoa) Photos - (PhotoStream)
New Zealand (Google) photos

◄ Maluku 2018 ---------------- Table of Contents ---------------- India 2019 ►

Posted by joffre 21:53 Archived in New Zealand Tagged new_zealand photography blog joffre aotearoa

Table of contents


Joffre, it's about time you published your own travel memoirs...

by Vic_IV

Comment with:

Comments left using a name and email address are moderated by the blog owner before showing.

Not published. Required
Leave this field empty

Characters remaining: