Exploring the Best of New Zealand’s South Island

I’ve been sorting out the photos on my laptop recently and came across some snaps from my trip to New Zealand. It’s easy to lose track of time reminiscing about holiday memories and dreaming of beautiful places! The New Zealand landscape is one of the most varied and beautiful I’ve come across, so here’s a little photo inspiration to brighten your day.

Marlborough Sounds

Forested hills rise out of the drowned valleys in the Marlborough Sounds

Kaiteriteri Bay

Hire a canoe to explore the waters of Abel Tasman National Park at Kaiteriteri Bay

Bark Bay

Beautiful Bark Bay, viewed from the Abel Tasman Coast Track

Takaka Hill

The Tolkienesque landscape of Takaka Hill

The path to Wharaiki Beach

The path to Wharaiki Beach

Wharariki Beach

Wharakiki Beach: spectacular, beautiful and remote

Pancake rocks

Natural rock sculptures at Punakaiki (Pancake Rocks)

West Coast New Zealand

The beautiful west coast of the South Island, New Zealand

Morning light on the west coast

Morning light on New Zealand’s west coast

Kea flying over Fox glacier

A Kea is caught in the morning light over Fox Glacier

And, because I can’t fit all of the beauties of the South Island into one blog post, I think this will be the first of several!

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