15 Incredible Panoramas of New Zealand's South Island

27/04/2016 14:09

The South Island of New Zealand is one of the most beautiful places on earth ( or should that be Middle Earth?!). I tell people all the time! But maybe they think I'm biased? I was born in NZ after all (#halfhobbit), so I guess I'm obliged to talk it up a bit.

SO, I thought the easiest way for me to convince you, would really just be to SHOW you. Here we go.

1) Hokitika Gorge Bridge - OH hey! There I am. This place was ridiculously gorgeous, even in the rain.


2) Well, I have 100% forgotten the name of this river. I'm not actually sure I knew it in the first place. Does anyone recognise this place?


3) Wharariki beach - Definitely do NOT apply sunscreen right before arriving at this beach. I looked like a human sand castle.


4) Akaroa - A very FRENCH little town, just outside Christchurch.


5) Fox Glacier - Nothing like a helicopter ride over a glacier to remind you how beautiful New Zealand really is.


6) Hokitika Gorge - LOOK at that water. And this was on a MISTY day!


7) Lake Rotoiti - Hi again! Though it may be the standard New Zealand tourist picture, it's still ridiculously beautiful.


8) Milford Sound - Generally rainy, always beautiful.


9) Lake Matheson - Mirror Lake.


10) Fiordland National Park- Driving to Milford Sound. This looks a lot like Mordor to me. #realmiddleearth


11) Nelson


12) Lake Rotoiti - Yeah OK so MAYBE I had a bit of a photo shoot. This is from a less popular side. There was nobody there at all....... apart from a LOT of eels.


13) Rakia Gorge - That's me there, that tiny red dot!


14) Wharariki Beach - I reckon this should be the second location for Hobbiton! So green and gorgeous.


15) Takaka Hill - Funny name, pretty place.


So what do you think? Am I just biased?

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