Photos of New Zealand’s Natural Beauty
In support of the #Blog4NZ initiative, we thought it would be fun to put together a collection of some of our favourite New Zealand photos from our Auckland to Queenstown road trip.
The Franz Joseph Glacier in Westland National Park on the West Coast of the South Island
Natural beauty of Abel Tasman National Park on the South Island
Low cloud cover while driving the open road in Tongariro National Park,
New Zealand’s oldest national park (North Island)
Fresh snowfall on The Remarkables Mountain Range in Queenstown, South Island
Colourful and steamy Champagne Pool
Wai-o-Tapu Geothermal Wonderland, Rotorua (North Island)
Reflection of Mount Cook and the Southern Alps on Lake Matheson, West Coast of the South Island
Our campervan parked at Jackson Bay, West Coast of the South Island
Fox Glacier, Southern Alps on the South Island
Sunset at a secluded cove outside Abel Tasman National Park, South Island
Steam from the thermal pools in the Taupo Volcanic Zone near our hotel in Rotorua, North Island
Fishing boat dwarfed by the Southern Alps, west coast of the South Island
Exploring the Pancake Rocks on a misty afternoon, west coast of the South Island
Dramatic mountain peaks and crystal clear Lake Wanaka in the Otago region, South Island
Brilliant lime coloured sulphuric pools at Wai-o-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, Rotorua North Island
Living the Dream on the west coast of the South Island
Downhill luge in Rotorua, North Island (so much fun!)
High-speed river jet-boating through steep canyons with Shotover Jet,
located just outside of Queenstown, South Island
Geothermal pools at Wai-o-Tapu in Rotorua, North Island
Spectacular aerial views from a helicopter tour around Queenstown
Nicole driving our Campervan in front of the Southern Alps
The Silver Fern, the leaf of New Zealand
We’re supporting New Zealand Tourism with the #Blog4NZ campaign, a grass-roots effort on the part of the international travel blogging community to promote all that is good about travel in New Zealand, Canterbury and Christchurch. It is a worldwide blogging event running from the 21st to 23nd of March, the one-month anniversary of the devastating earthquake.
To learn more, visit the website – http://blog4nz.indietravelmedia.com/
Of course, we also encourage you to make a financial contribution to help the victims of this natural disaster.
If you don’t know where to donate, try the Red Cross – http://www.redcross.org.nz/donate
Have you visited New Zealand? What were your highlights?
Share your experiences in the comments section below!
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