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Days 60-61 Little Mount Cook

On our way up to Mount Cook we stopped off at Glentanner park and took in a 2 hour horse ride to get some pretty cool views of Lake Pukaki and Mount Cook. Generally a good morning, even though I did get thrown off my horse when Sarah scared it […]

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This is where we staying in Oamaru, Loads of free camping spots just South along the coast. We had Dusky Dolphins playing in the bay below us. Surf was a bit dumpy but I’m sure there’s people out there that would manage better than me 🙂 Oh and of course […]

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Day 58 of 97 – Dansey’s Pass

Dansey’s Pass, also known as the middle of nowhere. Good for going walking or just been out of it for a day. This is the DOC site, free. Right next to the river, good so swimming in if you don’t mind the cool mountain water. We were the only people […]

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Day 55 of 97 – The South of the South

Made it to the South of the South Island (Half way round the trip now). We LOVE The Catlins!!!! So many free camping spots with amazing views and walks. Breakfast was here over looking Slope Point, no people for miles around……. Awesome!  

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Days 51-52 – Milford Sound………….WOW

2 Days in Milford Sound – Kayaks, Dolphins, Fur Seals, Kea’s and then there was the Landscape!!!!! So the Drive to Milford Sound is amazing, we stopped for Lunch and got this amazing view. Oh and yes those are 3 Kea Birds that came to play with our van (or […]

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Days 42-47 of 97 – Climbing High into 2014

Spent these 6 days over New Year down in Wanaka and Queenstown: For the Climber’s out there. Wanaka is awesome. Valley 12km north west has weeks worth of climbing, we only stayed for 4 days but wish had done more. ALL FREE!!!!! (If you can get hold of a guide […]

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Days 38-42 of 97 – The Wet Coast (Sorry I mean West Coast)

So we worked our way down the West coast of the South Island over a few days. Parts of these days were VERY wet (as seen in the photo above) but you can still have good days in the rain…. The ‘Fox’ guides were bringing everyone off the glacier on […]

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Day 37 of 97 – GOLD RUSH!!!!

Gold Rush Fever hit after Christmas……. Not far from Greymouth is the town of Reefton and heading south on the coast road there are plenty of other Gold Rush Towns including a rebuilt Shanty Town. The Shanty Town is worth an afternoon visit. If your looking for a laugh head […]

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Day 36 of 97 – CHRISTMAS!!!!!

IT’S CHRISTMAS!!!!! So we went out and Bought the decorations and BBQ and hoped for the Sun to come back out. Greymouth was very wet for days, but luckily at 2pm the sun came out for an hour. But that’s still long enough to get the BBQ on cooked and eaten […]

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Day 29 of 97 – Paturau River (North West South Island)

  Ok, so this campsite is completely in the middle of nowhere but totally awesome. Its on the Rankers Website, Free, owned by a local farmer, right next to the mouth of the Paturau River. Its the Tasman Sea on the left side of the photo, Ok for surfing, just […]