The view from Ben Lomand, Queenstown

Video: Our First Month of Travel in New Zealand

We certainly started our big fat travel adventure with a lot of energy. We packed so much into our first month of travel; driving from Paihia in the North Island all the way down to Queenstown in the South Island.

We travelled by car, trains, boats, helicopters and planes. We saw glaciers, rainforests, mountains and volcanoes. We hiked, we jumped, we luged, we parachuted and we swam.

After years of planning, dreaming and saving, life on the road had a lot to live up to but we weren’t disappointed. This is one month we’ll never forget – thank you New Zealand, we can’t wait to see you again!

Our Month of Travel in New Zealand in Video

Have you ever visited New Zealand? What did you think?

  • Ann
    Posted at 16:11h, 29 April Reply

    Great round up of what you’ve both been up to in New Zealand. Great films & photos maybe you could persue careers as camera men or film directors in the future.

    • Andrew
      Posted at 00:39h, 30 April Reply

      Ha, thanks Ann! Our video and photography skills aren’t great but this trip is the perfect time to improve them.

  • Patti
    Posted at 17:39h, 29 April Reply

    Looks as if you had a memorable (and busy) month! Really enjoyed the video!

    • Andrew
      Posted at 00:35h, 30 April Reply

      Thanks Patti. We had so much footage it took us ages to go through it all and choose the best bits – New Zealand was made to be filmed and photographed!

  • Beast
    Posted at 19:28h, 29 April Reply

    Wow, what a fantastic video, the song works so well with it. A real taste of New Zealand, well done!

    • Andrew
      Posted at 00:37h, 30 April Reply

      Thanks Beast, we had fun making the video; it’s a great memento of our time in New Zealand. We love that song too, in years to come I’m sure hearing it will bring back all kinds of memories of travelling around New Zealand.

  • Jamie
    Posted at 17:43h, 01 May Reply

    Nice video! New Zealand is so beautiful; glad you guys are enjoying it.

    • Amy
      Posted at 00:06h, 02 May Reply

      Thanks Jamie, I think we’re going to struggle to find anywhere else quite as beautiful as New Zealand.

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