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New Zealand Kiwiana Tour

Photo gallery of our New Zealand Kiwiana Tour between the month of November and March, covering both New Zealand islands. (There are 798 photos in this photo gallery.)

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"New Zealand Kiwiana Tour" is a collection of photos, pictures and some information from our latest tour of New Zealand. Between the end of November and March we travelled mostly by campervan and covered a lot of territory in New Zealand.

Over the course of nearly 4 months we have walked on an active volcano, seen numerous species of birds and marine mammals, climbed a mountain, been choppered up to Glaciers, walked many trails, rode on tractors/trailers, shot across a river on a wire, sailed the Pacific, rode a bike after 20 years, kayaked, snorkelled, and so much more - a list the length of our arms!!

Nearly all of the activities and tours we have done have been exceptional, but one in particular stood out mostly for its uniqueness. It also rated high on our fun-o-metre and we consider it an absolute "must do":

So first place in our ratings (the creme de la creme) goes to:
Gannet Beach Adventures ...More information below photos...




The seaside community of Kaikoura is a popular vacation destination for visitors interested in whale watching and...
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High upon a rocky cliff in the Catlins, New Zealand sits the Nugget Point Lighthouse.
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A close encounter with a penguin...
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A look across the North Taranaki...
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The piping hot, steaming Champagne...
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The Kaikoura Peninsula features a...
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The view from the Castlepoint...
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Tourists love to get the thrill of a...
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A dramatic nature coastline of rugged...
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Acres of lush green vineyards are the...
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The bright night lights of Auckland...
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An Australasian Gannet prepares for...
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The scientific name for the...
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A side ways glance by a cute Yellow...
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Yellow Tree Lupins are a wildflower...
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The bright light of the Castlepoint...
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Dusk paints an orange glow over...
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Visiting Kaikoura Peninsula in...
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There are several operators in the...
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Though a summer time event in New...
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An Edwardian vintage twin screw...
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Waitemata Harbour seen at sunset in...
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A beautiful Christmas tree scene on a...
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A Hippopotamus opens its mouth wide,...
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A Variable Oyster Catcher, also known...
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Part of a melting glacier on Fox...
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A beautiful aerial view of the curved...
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Facing the various moods of the...
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...Continue gallery information:: Based out at Clifton in the Hawkes Bay on the North Island of New Zealand, they are under-rated in the travel guides but we consider this as the most fun and informative tour - and we did it twice! As well as visiting the gannets at Cape Kidnappers to watch the antics of these sometimes unsociable and clumsy birds, you are taken along a piece of coastline where layers of sediment have collected over centuries and are now uncovered through tectonic plate movement, all clearly visible. The tours are conducted from old red tractors which pull a small train of flat deck trailers along a beach which changes on a daily basis - and yes there are adventures including bogged tractors and trailers! Be sure to look them up during your next vacation in New Zealand.

March marks the end of our "New Zealand Kiwiana Tour" and we will farewell Aotearoa, God's own, Kiwiland, Down under - but we will be back for sure! The diverse landscape, stunning scenery, culture, and wildlife of New Zealand is simply irresistible.


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