dMb Travel Images: Australasia

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A selection of my travel photography from Australasia (Australia, New Zealand, and neighbouring islands in the South Pacific)

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Northland, North Island, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights New Zealand North, Travel Images, South Pacific, Regional, Parks, Travel Photography, Bucket, Australia, Island

Northland, North Island, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights

A pictorial look at some of the natural attractions of the rugged, sparsely populated, far-flung Northland of New Zealand's North Island.

Whakarewarewa Forest Redwood Rotorua New Zealand Rotorua New Zealand, New Zealand North, Redwood Forest, Tree Forest, Travel Images, South Pacific, Travel Photography, Coast, Island

Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights

A pictorial look at Rotorua, the tourist hotbed of New Zealand's North Island, a rotten eeg-smelling geothermal wonderland full of geysers & bubbling mud pools.

Fiordland, South Island, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights South Island, Travel Images, South Pacific, New Zealand, Places To See, Travel Photography, National Parks, Australia, World

Fiordland, South Island, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights

Fiordland National Park is located in the south-west of New Zealand’s South Island. The 12,500 km² park is the largest of New Zealand’s 14 National Parks & one of four that are situated in the wider Te Wahipounamu (Maori for “the place of greenstone”), a UNESCO World Heritage listed 26,000 km² region recognised for its …

West Coast, South Island, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights South Island, Travel Images, South Pacific, West Coast, New Zealand, Remote, Travel Photography, Australia, World

West Coast, South Island, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights

The West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island is one of the more remote and most sparsely populated areas of the whole country – it’s not Northland remote but it’s remote nonetheless. This part of New Zealand is synonymous with beauty, rugged beauty; wild coastlines, snow-capped mountains & glaciers are its forte. It also gets …

The Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights Queensland Australia, Sunshine Coast, Travel Images, South Pacific, Glass House, New Zealand, Travel Photography, Urban, Island

The Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights

It’s the end of my forth day back in Australia. I’m in Kuluin, on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. I’m sitting here drinking goon. It’s not bad. Not bad at all. According to Urban Dictionary goon is, Mine actually cost $14 actually. Maybe there are different, higher classes of goon. Anyway, back to Urban Dictionary. Fitting …

A pictorial look at Rotorua, the tourist hotbed of New Zealand's North Island, a rotten eeg-smelling geothermal wonderland full of geysers & bubbling mud pools. Rotorua New Zealand, New Zealand North, Travel Images, South Pacific, Niagara Falls, Travel Photography, Australia, Island, Park

Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights

A pictorial look at Rotorua, the tourist hotbed of New Zealand's North Island, a rotten eeg-smelling geothermal wonderland full of geysers & bubbling mud pools.

Fiordland, South Island, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights Milford Sound, South Island, Travel Images, South Pacific, New Zealand, Travel Photography, National Parks, Australia, World

Fiordland, South Island, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights

Fiordland National Park is located in the south-west of New Zealand’s South Island. The 12,500 km² park is the largest of New Zealand’s 14 National Parks & one of four that are situated in the wider Te Wahipounamu (Maori for “the place of greenstone”), a UNESCO World Heritage listed 26,000 km² region recognised for its …

Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights Christchurch New Zealand, South Island, Travel Images, South Pacific, Mother Nature, Travel Photography, Australia, Country, City

Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights

Back in 2003, on my first visit to New Zealand, Christchurch, New Zealand’s most English of cities, was my first stop in the country. This time around it’s my last stop. Of late, Mother Nature has not been kind to the city, the largest on New Zealand’s South Island, and today I find it recovering …

Lake Tekapo, South Island, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights Lake Tekapo, Higher Ground, South Island, Travel Images, South Pacific, New Zealand, Travel Photography, Australia, Mountains

Lake Tekapo, South Island, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights

Sitting in the heart of Mackenzie Country, slap-bang in the centre of New Zealand’s outdoorsy South Island, is Lake Tekapo, the second-largest of three roughly parallel turquoise-blue lakes running north–south along the northern edge of the Mackenzie Basin. It’s a stunningly beautiful part of the world, an area of high ground, clean air, expansive plains, …

Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights Mount Cook, South Island, Travel Images, South Pacific, Alps, New Zealand, Northern Lights, Travel Photography, Australia

Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights

Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, located in the central part of the New Zealand’s South Island & deep in the heart of the Southern Alps, is New Zealand’s great alpine park, boasting the country’s highest mountains (& quite a lot of them to boot) and its largest glaciers. The 700 km² park is one of four …

Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights Dunedin New Zealand, Hills And Valleys, Main Attraction, South Island, Travel Images, South Pacific, Travel Photography, City

Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights

The second-largest city on the South Island of New Zealand, & its seventh largest overall, Dunedin sits at the head of Otago Harbour on a series of hills and valleys overlooking the bay. The main attraction in this part of the country is the wildlife of the nearby Otago Peninsula. That said, the city itself …

The Catlins, South Island, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights South Island, Travel Images, South Pacific, Day Tours, Touring, New Zealand, Coastal, Travel Photography, Scenery

The Catlins, South Island, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights

I‘ve just spent the last few days touring The Catlins Coast, a sparsely populated region in the extreme southeastern corner of New Zealand’s South Island, a largely untouched region renowned for its wildlife & rugged coastal scenery. And oh what scenery. ______________________________________________________

This is a photo essay showcasing stunning New Zealand scenery on both the South and North Islands with a lovely collection of high definition travel photos. Travel Images, Travel Photos, South Island, Photo Essay, South Pacific, Day Tours, Touring, New Zealand, Coastal

The Catlins, South Island, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights

I‘ve just spent the last few days touring The Catlins Coast, a sparsely populated region in the extreme southeastern corner of New Zealand’s South Island, a largely untouched region renowned for its wildlife & rugged coastal scenery. And oh what scenery. ______________________________________________________

Surrounded by majestic mountains & nestled on the shores of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown on New Zealand’s South Island boasts one of the most stunning natural locations in the world. Queenstown New Zealand, Lake Wakatipu, Clear Lake, South Island, Travel Images, South Pacific, Golden Gate Bridge, Travel Photography, Australia

Queenstown, South Island, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights

Surrounded by majestic mountains & nestled on the shores of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown on New Zealand’s South Island boasts one of the most stunning natural locations in the world. ______________________________________________________

Fox Glacier, South Island, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights Fox Glacier New Zealand, Bungee Jumping, Skydiving, South Island, Travel Images, South Pacific, Travel Photography, Hiking, Australia

Fox Glacier, South Island, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights

In much the same way as throwing yourself off of an adequately stable ridge (bungee jumping) or out of a perfectly airworthy aeroplane while strapped to a total stranger (skydiving), strapping on some crampons & going for an amble on a glacier is one of those quintessential New Zealand must-dos (and don’t mind if I …

Lake Hawea, South Island, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights South Island, Travel Images, South Pacific, Alps, West Coast, New Zealand, Travel Photography

Lake Hawea, South Island, New Zealand - Worldwide Destination Photography & Insights

I took a drive today over the Haast Pass, a 563 metre-high a mountain pass in the Southern Alps of New Zealand’s South Island. The pass took me off the rugged West Coast & away from the Tasman Sea and into the Otago region of the South Island before I eventually arrived at my present …

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