Tag Archives: trees

10 Mile Valley – the Secret Life of Trees

The 10 mile valley just down from Breakers is one of our favourite walks. With towering limestone cliffs and native bush galore it is a magic sight. There are so many stunning trees and views in all directions – it … Continue reading

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Jurassic Park in New Zealand – hidden gems of South Westland

Taking a walk in the bush on the West Coast you could be forgiven for thinking you’d just stepped onto the film set of Jurassic Park. Many of our forests and trees are from the Jurassic era and taking a … Continue reading

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Morning Meander up the 10 Mile Valley

Ever do a walk that you’ve done a million times and suddenly it seems more beautiful than you remember – you notice things you haven’t noticed before.  That is what our morning walk up the 10 mile delivered for us. … Continue reading

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Nelson Creek Walks – Part 2, Callaghan’s Track

Welcome back…… we’ve just done the first section of Colls Dam walk and joined up with Callaghan’s Track at Nelson Creek.  The sign says 45 minutes to the top.  This whole area is an historic gold mining area so the … Continue reading

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Nelson Creek Walks – Part 1 Colls Dam

West Coast bush – just when you think it can’t get any better we find another track to explore and the bush scenery surpasses our past explorations elsewhere. ok, so for this walk I’m breaking it into two blogs to … Continue reading

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