Tag Archives: Southern Alps

Point Elizabeth Walk – Nature’s Eye Candy

Well it has been some time since we walked the Point Elizabeth walkway – why? – well even we can’t answer for sure why we haven’t done this track more often considering it is practically at our back door. We … Continue reading

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The Great Coast Road – a Beach Walk

Summer time and the living is easy…… nope too early but wow it sure feels like summer today. Clear blue skies, sun is shining and it is warm.  There is still a cool breeze but when you’re in the shelter … Continue reading

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Roberts Point Track – an Insane Walk in the Wilderness

Sometimes I feel I just need to pinch myself  – is this really where I’m lucky enough to live! No need to jump on a plane to other parts of the world or even travel to other parts of our … Continue reading

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Mt George in the Summer Sun

I feel like a giant, Stephen looks at me with a look on his face as if to say my wife has gone mad – a giant? Yes I say, or the ground seems too small for me, I just … Continue reading

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Greymouth Sunset and Night Lights

Climb every mountain, swim every sea….. ok so maybe not but sounds good.  As good as our sunsets are here at Breakers, we decided to head into town to capture the sunset over Greymouth.  That did mean a little hill … Continue reading

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Okarito – 3 mile lagoon beach walk

ok so don’t hold me to this but Okarito is possibly one of my favourite places on the West Coast.  I know what you’re thinking, didn’t you say that about Reefton – no wait Granity or was it Cape Foulwind … Continue reading

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Good Morning Sunshine – Mt George for the Sunrise

Well we’ve finally done it!  Managed to get ourselves up and out of bed for a pre sunrise walk.  Our mission – hike Mt George to catch the sun rise as she comes up over the mountains. Another gorgeous morning … Continue reading

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Walking the beaches of Ross

Well as promised in my last blog we headed back down south to Ross in Westland to explore the local beaches. Talk about a super magic day. Waking to a stunning winter West Coast morning we couldn’t have asked for … Continue reading

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Notown Forestry Blocks – Another mountain biking adventure

We’re back in Notown to explore some more of the forestry roads.  Our friends Nell and Chris from Australia are visiting and they’ve brought their mountain bikes with them.  Chris is into photography the same as Stephen so we’re keen … Continue reading

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South Westland Gems – Lake Matheson

Day 2 of our long weekend to South Westland and we’re off to Lake Matheson to try our luck with the camera. The Lake is famous for its reflection photos of Mt Cook and Mt Tasman but you need near … Continue reading

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