On one side of Lake Moeraki along the Glacier Highway in New Zealand, white clouds hang over the hillsides while beautiful ferns and lime green colored plants adorn the other remaining shores. Lake Moeraki is a pristine region of New Zealand encompassed by wilderness, wildlife and rainforests in the centre of a world heritage area.
Guided walks are available where experts will show you the glow worms flickering around during the evening hours and the luxurious landscape during the day. Kayaking or canoeing on Lake Moeraki lets you explore the area from a different perspective where you can see places only reachable by water.
Lodges are situated around Lake Moeraki which are easy to access from the Glacier Highway. Once you arrive at this wilderness paradise, there are endless places to explore and during November there are colonies of the rare Fiordland Crested Penguin, yearly sightings of the smallest dolphin and a variety of birds that are native to New Zealand.
Driving along the Glacier Highway, you can not miss the signs directing you to Lake Moeraki and it is a beautiful way to spend a day or two where the outside world is shut out. Lake Moeraki is all about the outdoors where phones, televisions, radios and the hustle and bustle of city life are left behind.
Tree Fern on the banks of Lake Moeraki along Highway 6, the Glacier Highway, Westland, West Coast, South Island, New Zealand.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/7.1, exposure time of 1/80 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 35mm.
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