Travel Map and Photographs
30.04.2019 - 15.05.2019 17 °C
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Travelled to South Island, New Zealand... arriving Christchurch (South Island), (New Zealand), then travelled 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).
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Regent St Tram
Tourist tram in the 'Spanish-styled' New Regent street, post earthquake renovations, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand.
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.
Flying pass the Remarkables before descending and landing at the airport, Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand.
View of the Remarkables and Lake Wakatipu from Bob's Peak (accessed via the Skyline gondola), Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand.
Home of the World's first bungy-jump, opening in 1988, on a bridge first built in 1880, Kawarau Gorge, Otago, New Zealand.
Old gold mining company cottage built in 1880, and home to an interesting historic Chinese settlement, Arrowtown, Otago, New Zealand.
A picturesque lake between Arrowtown and Queenstown, Lake Hayes, Otago, New Zealand.
The stunningly scenic, 141 km² hydro lake, that parallels Lake Wanaka, Lake Hawea, Otago, New Zealand.
Spectacular blue pools, accessed via a beech forest and boardwalk track in the Mount Aspiring National Park, Makarora, West Coast, New Zealand.
Famous local seafood train-carriage cafe, in one of the remotest parts of Westland, Jackson Bay, West Coast, New Zealand.
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.
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.
Rows of autumn coloured vines in the famous white wine growing region, Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand.
Majestic mountain views from the shoreline, on a 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;