South Island

looking east towards the southern alps from lake matheson

The West Coast Of The South Island

One of the most photographed spots in the South Island would have to be Lake Matheson, just a few kilometres west of Fox Glacier township. Normally the peak of Mt Cook can be seen in the distance – but the day I took the photo above was overcast but still captures the mystical magical beauty that abounds up and down New Zealand’s West Coast – no matter what the weather. If you have never visited The Coast […]

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late afternoon sun over Lake Wakatipu

Lake Wakatipu

With a length of 80 kilometres, Lake Wakatipu is the longest, but only third largest, lake in New Zealand. This photograph, taken in early January 2013 from State Highway 6, catches the last of the days rays as the sun settles over the hills that down the western side of the lake to Kingston.

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