South Island. February 2010

Petrified Forrest
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LOTR Ent wood
more LOTR mountains
Native beech forest
Dart River Jet Boating
Dart River Jet Boating
Dart River Jet Boating
Sunset
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670m above sea level. Looking to Doubtful Sound
View of the Remarkables, from the room
Looking back to Queenstown, Remarkables on the left.
note the Boeing approaching Queenstown airport.
Dawn, from the bedroom
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Nikau Palms
Nikau Palm
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Ford on the way to the lodge
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Still some sheep left in New Zealand
The bay
A pair of juvenile sperm whates, resting on the surface.
A pair of juvenile sperm whates, resting on the surface.
Tiaki: Mature male often seen in the bay.  Surfaces for about 15 mins between dives - which are 30-45 mins.
Dolphins at the front of the boat
Showing off for a whale
Sunbathing
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Sun bathing at high tide
Anxious?
It's 1000 metres deep
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Behind you!
lots of them
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Finally, swimming with dolphins
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