Queenstown

Fairlight Station

This quaint little railway station is in Fairlight just 11.5 Km out of Kingston on the South Island of New Zealand. The Fairlight Railway Station is dwarfed by this grand and steep rocky backdrop. [scd_social_share]

Bayonet Peak

I took a drive from Queenstown to Kingston early one morning and on my way there I was blown away by the constantly changing lighting conditions on the landscapes. The sun breaking through the slow moving clouds on the mountain peaks was a real awaking to just how amazing this part of the country truly is. I could have sat …

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Extreme Paragliding Air

[scd_social_share] There’s no doubt about it. When it comes to Paragliding in Queenstown you get some extreme air and awesome views. Looking out off of our motel balcony this was a common scene.

Pigeon Island

Following on from yesterday’s post with the Glenorchy Lagoon, this is on the Queenstown side of Glenorchy on the return trip back to Queenstown. At the end of the road is Pigeon Island. [scd_social_share]

Glenorchy Lagoon

At one end of lake Wakatipu is Glenorchy. It’s a quiet little town with big vistas of Mount Bonpland, Mount Alfred and the Dart River which flows into the lake from its left. This shot of Glenorchy Lagoon was taken looking back toward Glenorchy on the road that goes to Routeburn. [scd_social_share]