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South Island New Zealand, February 2017


2 months in New Zealand - February/March 2017

Highlights of 2 months in New Zealand between Frebruary and March 2017.
Visited places the North and South islands.

Trampled By Turtles - Alone (Vague Wave Edit)
Thomas Jack - Rivers (Hambleton Remix)

New Zealand (February 2017)

We traveled around South & North Island in New Zealand during 2 weeks in a campervan, going through all kind of conditions and discovering amazing places along more than 4500Km.

We arrived in Australia with a Work&Holiday VISA in September 2017 and now... we're planning to stay longer and travel all around the world!

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New ZEALAND ROAD TRIP 2017 / The best of South Island/ GoPro Hero4

Back in February i went on a road trip across the south island of New Zealand. During those two weeks i drove 4000 km and saw so many beautiful places. Hope you all enjoy the video and if you do please give it a thumbs up.

Music in this video

Diviners - Savannah ( feat. Philly K), NCS Release

Diviners feat Contacreast - Tropic Love, NCS Release

I do not own the music.

The Ultimate New Zealand Road Trip - South Island

We took the road trip adventure of a lifetime on the South Island of New Zealand, traveling in style with Wilderness Motorhomes, the only way to road trip New Zealand! Here's a few highlights from our extraordinary trip.

Featuring (in no particular order):
Cruise 4 Wilderness Motorhome • Lake Pukaki • Lake Tekapo • Wanaka • Mt. Cook • Franz Josef Glacier • Queenstown • Glenorchy • Arthurs Pass • Milford Sound • Punakaiki • Dunedin

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Music: Life in Color by One Republic licensed via SongFreedom

South Island, New Zealand (January 2017)

It was my first time visiting New Zealand.
We (family + friends) went to South Island for around 2 weeks.
I've only 1 word to describe NZ = MAGNIFICENT!
Whakawhetai koe, New Zealand!

P/s: Just a lil bit of Sydney at the end of the video! Enjoy!


Final Song - MØ

New Zealand South Island road trip - 4K

15-day self-drive bucket list tour exploring the incredible South Island of New Zealand.


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Queenstown -

Queenstown Skyline luge - (Audio removed due to copyright claim - apologies)

Queenstown Minus 5 Ice Bar - (Audio removed due to copyright claim - apologies)

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Lake Pukaki -

Lake Tekapo -

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Mount Cook -

Shot on GoPro Hero 5 and Panasonic FZ1000 4k 25p Cinelike D

Edited in Final Cut Pro on Mac

Music credit:
So Far Away - Riot

Eureka - Huma-Huma

Smile Quiet Looking Up - Puddle of Infinity

Had She Stayed - Puddle of Infinity

The Sea Beneath Our Feet - Puddle of Infinity

Lost Frontier by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (

Epic New Zealand - South Island 2017

The most beautiful road trip in the world.

Stay tuned for our favourite part - Mount Cook, the final stop on our on our epic Campervan road trip through beautiful New Zealand.

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New Zealand road trip November 2017 (south island)

Road trip between 11th November and 3rd December by south island of New Zealand with use cameras Nikon, GoPro, Drone Phantom 4 and phones.

Visited places:
- Lake Rotoiti
- Abel Tasman National Park
- Wharariki beach
- Franz Josef glacier
- Lake Matheson
- Roys Peak
- Lake Wanaka
- Queenstown
- Lake Pukaki
- Mt Cook
- Lake Tekapo
- Moeraki Boulders
- Nugget Point Lighthouse
- Milford Sound

NZ South Island 2017

Places we visited:

Day 1 - Arrowtown, Ferg Burger, Ferg Pies & Gelato
Day 2 - Drove 10 hours (to and fro queenstown) to Milford Sound. Drive was more scenic than the fiord itself
Day 3 - Drove to Central Otago, walked up to Alexandre clock, went to Clyde, Shingle Creek
Day 4 - Drove to Lake Pukaki (SO BLUE) & Lake Tekapo, Church of the Good Shepherd (Japanese restaurant there is recommended)
Day 5 - Ate mount cook alpine salmon and hiked the hooker valley track to Mount Cook & drove downwards to Wanaka
Day 6 - Wanaka tree, Lake Wanaka, Wanaka Lavender Farm (fed Alpacas there), Cardrona Distillery
Day 7 - Drove to Fox Glacier (hiked without the heli ride), didnt manage to see Lake Mathieson but heard that it would be a really good view on a clear day
Day 8 - Went to see Kiwis at West Coast Wildlife Centre, Drove to Greymouth and went to Monteith Brewery tour, walked around Hokitika town (free glass blowing demonstration)
Day 9 - Drove to pancake rocks for horse riding, visited pancake rocks, charleston beach and west port to watch seals (but we only saw a couple of seals)
Day 10 - Drove to Nelson city, bought Jens Hansen Lord of the Rings and ate at Cod N Lobster and visited Nelson Lakes National Park (which was beautiful), wine tasting at Te Mania and went back to Murchison for the night
Day 11 - Drove to Christchurch. Went to Riccarton Sunday market for Asian food (they sold cheap cherries too) & visited ReStart Mall
Day 12 - Went to Scorpio Books, The Tannery, Awatere Alpaca Farm Tour, Govenors Bay
Day 13 - Photoshoot near Arthurs' Pass & Castle Hill

Recommended food:
Graze Cafe breakfast at Lake Hayes, Queenstown
1. Puhoi valley milk
2. Wanaka - boaboa food company fish & chips
3. Mt cook alpine salmon sashimi
4. Franz Josef Snake bite brewery Hainanese chicken rice
5. Central Otago Moneith Brewery Clam chowder
6. Arrowtown - ferg burger, ferg pies & icecream
7. Jimmys pies
8. Christchurch - riccarton Sunday market
9. Christchurch - At Tony's (Japanese teppanyaki set)
10. Christchurch - Samurai bowl (buttered scallops)

10 Day South Island Road Trip in New Zealand | Visiting Queenstown, Mount Cook, Tekapo + Franz Josef

10 Day South Island Road Trip in New Zealand | 😮❤️
Visiting Queenstown, Mount Cook, Tekapo + Franz Josef

New Zealand Road Trip across the stunning South Island.

10 jam-packed days! If you're up for the adventure.. check out this video for some tips and cool (literally) places to visit!

1. Christchurch
2. Tekapo - visit the Hot Springs!
3. Mount Cook
4. Lindis Pass
5. Wanaka
6. Queenstown
7. Coronet Peak
8. Mt Creighton
9. Glenorchy
10. Cardrona Pub
11. Franz Josef Glacier
12. Arthur's Pass
13. Christchurch

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What month did we travel? July/August (Winter)

What rental company did we go through? Britz! The key is to pick-up and drop off in Christchurch. We also didn’t pay the insurance premiums through the company. Instead, we booked it through a 3rd party provider. My final tip, is to book it through a comparison website to get the best deal... for example Motorhome Republic! To be exact, our booking was $452.25 NZD for 9 days... what a winter special!

Where do you park at night? Some places you can free camp it, others you can't. We did a bit of both. However, on really cold nights we stayed at sites so we could use our extra portable heater which runs on power!!

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📲 Gear used: Canon 6D / Go Pro Hero 4 / iPhone / DJI Mavic Drone / Rode Microphone
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Visiting New Zealand South Island - May 2017 1080p@60fps

Driving to Mt Cook & Twizel & Queenstown
Skyline gondola & luge
Milford sound coach trip & cruise
Lord Of The Rings filming location tour

Sailing New Zealand's South Island Pt 7 of 8 - Fiordland, Breaksea, Doubtful to George

Sailing circumnavigation of New Zealand's South Island in February-March 2017 aboard Taranto, a Lotus 9.2 yacht

Part 7 of 8
Fiordland, Breaksea, Doubtful to George Sound


Music For Media by Scott Holmes

Cat & Mouse
Old Oak Tree

Chris Zabriskie
Out of the Skies Under the Earth

Ketsa - Paradigms
Start of Something Beautiful
Life in Letters (Firmament)

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QUEENSTOWN + South Island, New Zealand

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New Zealand Roadtrip - South Island

Rodatripping through the south island with my pals. Here's the scenes around it. Enjoy

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Moving visuals from our two week road trip around New Zealand's south island in February 2018. Our first travel video.

Locations featured: Hokitika Gorge, West Coast Glaciers, Wanaka, Rob Roy, Queenstown, Milford Sound, Mt Cook National Park & More :)

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What is the New Zealand Weather in March Like?

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01:23 — Why are you visiting New Zealand?

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04:30 — Ruapehu —
04:54 — Whanganui —
05:19 — Waitomo —
05:50 — Wellington —

06:33 — Transiting between North and South Island by Ferry —

07:39 — Abel Tasman —
08:34 — Nelson Lakes —
08:49 — Arthur's Pass —
09:22 — Freedom Camping —
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10:23 — Franz Josef Glacier —
12:00 — Milford Sound —
12:59 — Queenstown —
13:28 — Mt. Cook Village —
14:06 — Extra Shoutouts
14:31 — Christchurch —
15:02 — What is the best way to see New Zealand? Campervan or Car?


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I've spent a considerable amount of time in New Zealand over the past couple of years and have visited the majority of the country on some extensive road trips, both by car and campervan. With all of my experiences, I feel as though I have a huge amount of advice and knowledge to share with you and help inspire your next (or first) trip to New Zealand!

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100% Pure New Zealand - South Island Road-trip in 4K

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Our 9-day journey around NZ's South Island. My last epic holiday before enlistment.

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Places of interest:
Mt Cook
Lake Tekapo
Lake Pukaki



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