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Cape Foulwind West Coast South Island New Zealand

Boulders are pounded by the waves of the Tasman Sea at Cape Foulwind on the rugged West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand.
"Fitting boulders" litter the coastline of Cape Foulwind along the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand. The Tasman Sea with it's rough and relentless waves works at shaping these formati ...
Camping Destination Marlborough New Zealand

One of the best camping destinations on the South Island of New Zealand is Titirangi Bay - surrounded by sheep and the sparkling waters of the Marlborough Sounds.
Wake up to the sound of the water lapping at the beach, and the bleating of sheep at a remote camping destination in Titirangi Bay in the Marlborough Sounds. Titirangi Bay Campground, Marlborou ...
Northern Royal Albatross Otago Peninsula NZ

A majestic Northern Royal Albatross soars above the waters of the Pacific Ocean off the Otago Peninsula of New Zealand on wings which span up to 3 metres across.
With the wind beneath massive outstretched wings, a Northern Royal Albatross scans the water below at Taiaroa Head on the Otago Peninsula on the South Island of New Zealand. Northern Royal Alba ...
Apricot Fruit Harvest Roxburgh New Zealand

An important fruit growing region of New Zealand is Central Otago and the town of Roxburgh where they also harvest apricots and cherries.
There's nothing quite like the taste of super fresh fruit straight after harvest. The region of Central Otago situated on the South Island of New Zealand is considered the country's fruit basket w ...
Mt Cook Canterbury New Zealand

The highest peak in New Zealand, Mt Cook stands at 3,754 metres, and towers above the glacier fed Lake Pukaki in Canterbury.
Mt Cook and the Southern Alps with Lake Pukaki in the foreground, Mackenzie Basin, Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand.
Rock Art Gillespies Beach West Coast New Zealand

A spiral art design made of rocks on the warm sand of Gillespies Beach during sunset along the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island.
While waiting for the sun to set we explored the sandy beach and dunes - shaped by the Tasman Sea, then created a small work of art made from small white rocks found nearby. Spiral rock design ...
Ship Creek Westland South Island NZ

A beach fringing Ship Creek is littered with driftwood heaved over by the relentless waves of the Tasman Sea along the coast of Westland on the South Island of NZ.
Driftwood scattered on the beach at Ship Creek along Highway 6, the Glacier Highway, Westland, West Coast, South Island, New Zealand.
Picture Of New Zealand Sea Lions

Adult New Zealand Sea lions prefer a sandy beach as a haul out location for resting and breeding - Molyneux Bay in the Catlins on the South Island is the perfect location.
Also known as Hooker's Sea Lions, the New Zealand Sea Lion is a rare and endangered species found only in the South Island and subantarctic islands of NZ. New Zealand Sea Lions, Phocarctos hook ...
Ocean Waves Pacific Coast New Zealand

The constant pummeling of the Pacific Ocean waves along the Catlins Coast in the South Island of New Zealand results in some large waves.
Large waves along the rugged coastline of Curio Bay at the Fossil Forest along the Southern Scenic Route, Catlins, Otago, East Coast, South Island, New Zealand.
Catlins Beach Sea Shell NZ

A beautiful paua shell washed onto the beach at Waipapa Point in the Catlins by the sea on the South Island of New Zealand.
Paua Shell on the beach at Waipapa Point in the Catlins along the Catlin's Highway, Southern Scenic Route, Southland, South Island, East Coast, New Zealand.
Kaikoura Coast Aerial Picture New Zealand

The brilliant blue waters of the Pacific and the rugged coast of the Kaikoura Peninsula are dramatic contrast from an aerial perspective.
A different view of the scenic Kaikoura Coast is possible by taking a flightseeing tour with Wings over Whales. Although, the tours are mostly based on Whale watching and is a great way to get ...
South Bay Sunset Kaikoura Coast New Zealand

Even on a cloudy evening the sunset illuminates the sky and landscape of South Bay situated along the Kaikoura Coast on the South Island of New Zealand.
Overlooked by the Kaikoura Mountain Range, South Bay sparks to life under a partly cloudy sky during sunset. A famous destination in New Zealand, the Kaikoura Coast is one of the best places in ...
Punga Cove Resort Recreation Marlborough Sounds NZ

A perfectly clear pool awaits guests to the Punga Cove Resort situated in the pristine Endeavour Inlet in the Marlborough Sounds on the South Island of New Zealand.
Surrounded by lush native bush full of iconic tree ferns and overlooking the waters of Queen Charlotte Sound, Punga Cove Resort is a hidden gem nestled on the shores of Endeavour Inlet in the Marl ...
Sweet Briar And Lake Wanaka Central Otago NZ

Backdropped by the deep blue waters of Lake Wanaka, sweet briar roses grow profusely during the summer in Central Otago, New Zealand.
A delicate aroma emanates from this soft pink, cup-shaped flower which grows wild along the Haast Highway in Central Otago. When you stop along the road fringing Lake Wanaka to take in the scenic ...
TSS Earnslaw Lake Wakatipu Queenstown New Zealand

An excursion aboard the historic TSS Earnslaw on Lake Wakatipu departs from the town of Queenstown in the South Island of New Zealand.
With the Remarkables looking on, the TSS Earnslaw plies the cool waters of Lake Wakatipu between Queenstown and Walter Peak High Country Farm a journey lasting 90 minutes. Commissioned on Octob ...
Kayak Adventure Guide Abel Tasman National Park

To learn the extensive history of Abel Tasman National Park, as well as to enjoy a safe kayaking adventure, it is a good idea to go with a guide.
The pristine coast of the Abel Tasman National Park is a great place for beginners to learn kayaking. Under the supervision of a guide you not only learn the basics and safety, but they also expla ...
Pacific Coast South Bay Kaikoura New Zealand

The Kaikoura Mountain Range sits above the mist as the sunset illuminates the Pacific Coast of South Bay on the South Island of New Zealand.
Dominating and looking over the Pacific coast of South Bay, the Seaward Kaikoura Mountain range (also known as the Kaikouras) raises gradually at first from the coastline to it's highest point of ...
Te Pukatea Bay Abel Tasman National Park

The tropical looking shores of Te Pukatea Bay are accessed by kayaking the waters of the Abel Tasman National Park on the South Island of New Zealand.
Although the pristine sandy shores of Te Pukatea Bay are accessible by hiking the Abel Tasman Coast Track, another popular way to access it is by way of kayak. Guided day or multi day kayak tou ...
Hectors Dolphins Akaroa Harbour Canterbury NZ

A glimpse at the smallest member of the delphinidae family, the Hector's Dolphins are also very rare and endemic to NZ, they are seen in Akaroa Harbour in Canterbury.
The easiest way to identify the Hector's Dolphins in NZ waters is by the shape of their dorsal fin. It is rounded or crescent shaped as opposed to the more pointed shapes of all other species foun ...
Fantail Falls Mt Aspiring National Park NZ

Deep in the thick rainforest of South Westland are the pristine Fantail Falls in the Mt Aspiring National Park of New Zealand.
A short bush walk from the main Haast Highway 6 brings the visitor to the pebbly banks of the Haast River and Fantail Falls. The road between Wanaka and Haast was only opened in 1960 allowing a ...
Nelson Lakes National Park Fern Picture

Under the shelter of the forest canopy along the Bellbird Walk in the Nelson Lakes National Park, various varieties of ferns grow prolifically.
A sign of new life - an unfurling shoot of a fern plant near the shores of Lake Rotoiti in the Nelson Lakes National Park on the South Island of New Zealand. Regenerating constantly in the righ ...
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