South Island NZ
PHOTO WORKSHOP – July 4/16, 2021
Stunning landscapes and nature…
* Targeting stunning waterfalls
* Special creative farm shoot
* Stunning landscapes
* Milford Sound
* Great nature
* Optional helicopter adventures
* Professional WPA Photo guide – your images come first!
* All accommodation – 3 Star.
* All land transport with professional driver/guide.
* Meals as per itinerary.
* Park fees as per itinerary.
WHAT’S THIS ADVENTURE ABOUT?
New Zealand’s South Island is a land of spectacular landscapes, unique wildlife and very friendly people. Our tour offers 10 days in the heart of this countries most photogenic locations, at a great time. This will offer you iconic NZ images that many travellers do not experience.
“ I have travelled through the South Island of New Zealand many times. It is so pretty and offers outstanding photo opportunities! Towering snow capped peaks to waterfalls, haunting landscapes, nature and top creative shoots.” Darran
Our mini workshops are world famous for offering the best technical information in a simple, but effective way. Plus, we offer you outstanding shoot opportunities, at the right time and in the best locations. Darran has been to these locations before and knows special points and opportunities that are missed by many photo visitors.
YOUR SAFETY & HEALTH
This has always been of great importance to us. From great tips in our final interaries to quality accommodation and your professional guide managing day to day variations in locations and habitats. Your professional guide is happy to help you at any time and offer the best possible protection for your safety and health. We highly recommend that you see your GP before departure for medical advice about the region.
We include 9 nights accommodation at quality 3 Star hotels/lodges – world class photo tuition, plus all meals as per itinerary. We limit the group size to 7/8 photographers. This will offer you personalised assistance in the field! You just need to get yourself to and from Christchurch. Julia is happy to help you with the best options.
Nothing delights the lens like striking contrasts of landscapes and nature, and the South Island of NZ serves these up in abundance — vibrant and wild landscapes, captivating wildlife and fantastic creative shoots.
PHOTO adventure …
In 2021, we invite you to photograph some of the best landscapes and nature locations in the world!
New Zealand – the adventure …
DAY 1 – Christchurch
Arrive today at the latest. It is very important that you are at the 5pm meeting for departure time and other details the next day. We include dinner and accommodation near the airport tonight.
Accommodation – Hotel – (D)
DAY 2 – Christchurch to Fox Glacier
We depart early from Christchurch as a group and make our way through beautiful Arthur’s Pass to the west coast. We stop for opportunistic shoots. We book into our accommodation and undertake a late afternoon workshop. We include a group dinner. The adventure begins…
Accommodation – Hotel – (B,L,D)
DAY 3 – Fox Region
Full day exploring the many opportunities to take great images in this region with your professional guides. Apart from the glacier terminal walk, we will look at Cook Flat road, with several shooting points of Mt. Cook (3,764m) and Mt. Tasman (3,498m). Lake Matheson is a delightful forest walk with great lake/mountain scenes. When conditions are right, stunning mountain reflections will see us shooting lots of images. We also visit the coast for unique images of drift wood and beaches.
NOTE: Optional heli/walk on Fox Glacier. It is of medium grade and offers totally unique images! (Subject to weather. Prices to be confirmed.) Accommodation – Hotel (B,D)
DAY 4 – Fox to Glenorchy/Queenstown
We depart early and drive through famous Haast Pass. This is a magic drive that will offer stunning forests, turquoise rivers and snow capped peaks. A couple of waterfalls will offer you outstanding creative images. We also drive through one of Darran’s favourite NZ roads, Cardrona Valley Road. This is a great drive that will offer unique images and…