Tag: mackenzie country

lindis pass

Travel photo: Lindis Pass, South Island

Lindis Pass is located in northern Otago on New Zealand’s South Island, between Cromwell to the south and Omarama to the north. State Highway 8 takes you via Lindis Pass, linking the Mackenzie Basin with Central Otago. It is, like a few other special places in New Zealand, an incredibly scenic drive; no signs of civilisation, but mountains and tussock… Read more →

Lake Pukaki

Travel photo: Lake Pukaki and Aoraki / Mt Cook

Lake Pukaki on a clear and sunny spring day, with the Southern Alps in the background. Lake Pukaki is one of the beautiful alpine lakes in Mackenzie District in the Canterbury region on New Zealand’s South Island. It sits between Lake Tekapo and Lake Ohau and, like its neighbours, was formed by a receding glacier. You can even see Aoraki… Read more →

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