Arthur’s Pass is the highest of the three main passes across the Southern Alps of New Zealand.
Picton is a small seaside town which serves as the southern hub of the ferry service between the
South Island and North Island of New Zealand. Picton sits at the south end of the Queen Charlotte
Queen Charlotte Sound and the Marlborough Sounds are a series of submerged valleys at the north
end of the South Island. The scenery here is spectacular.
Kaikoura is a town on the north-eastern coast of the South Island of New Zealand.
It’s a place where people go to watch whales, fur seals and dolphins. We didn’t see any whales or dolphins, but we did see plenty of seals on the rocks.
It’s a beautifully rugged coastline where the road hugs the coast quite closely, with high cliffs on the other side.
We caught these two taking a bath.
This fellow was quite curious and came closer to have a look at us, too.