New Zealand is one of the countries with the most beautiful and intact landscapes on the planet, and with a collection of sites that are difficult to classify.
Rivers with turquoise pools, beaches hidden by an arch, volcanic landscapes that look like the kingdom of Mordor, glaciers, water landscapes, fjords with a thousand waterfalls … here you will find the location you are looking for, for your audiovisual production or photographic shooting.
Kapakapanui is a hill in the Tararua mountain range that can be traversed along a 5-hour trail, on the North Island of New Zealand. On the way on this Kapakanui Track we will cross a forest that seems truly magical. The road is relatively relaxed but it is a rainy area, so it is better to be aware of the forecast to choose the day for your photographic shooting or audiovisual production.
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Hot Water Beach
The sea water of New Zealand does not have the temperature of those of Polynesia, but there are areas where the volcanic activity provides hot and thermal water for free. To enjoy this, you just have to reach the beach with a shovel and make a hole in the sand to sit and enjoy. It is located in the Waikato region, on the Coromandel Peninsula. The only problem is that sometimes there can be many tourists, so, if it is one of the selected locations for your audiovisual Project, remember to go very early or late.
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The children protagonists in the adventure of “The Chronicles of Narnia” go through a natural tunnel to re-enter a fantasy world. In its real version, this door is in New Zealand, in a place called Cathedral Cove. This magnificent natural phenomenon, near the sea, will allow you great approaches in your photographic shooting or audiovisual production. The beach is located in the Te Whanganui-A-Hei area, on the Coromandel Peninsula, in the northwest of the North Island of New Zealand.
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Blue Pool Track
Blue Pool Track is an interesting corner on the west coast of New Zealand. In the middle of a huge beech forest, the Makarora River will surprises you by its transparent waters crossing a rocky bed that after thousands of years of erosion has formed a series of turquoise pools that will be an ideal background for your next audiovisual project .
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In Hokitika, a small city on the South Island, we meet a river gorge, totally turquoise due to mineral components from the erosion of glaciers in the rock, which end up exposed to sunlight, increasing the intensity of the turquoise tonality in the water. The river and the gorge are accessible from the village after a short walk. A hidden place with a contrasts of spectacular colors for your audiovisual production or photographic shooting.
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Bridal Veil Falls
Its Maori name is Waireinga. A waterfall that surprises by its 55 metres of height, and by the large pool formed at the base of its fall. It is located within the Wairēinga Reserve, in a jungle area of Waikato, on the North Island. Jungle, nature and tranquility for a spectacular audiovisual project.
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In the geothermal park of Wai-O-Tapu in Rotorua, there are several famous spots such as the Champagne Pool, and others perhaps less known, but no less amazing. For instance this small crater known as Devil’s Home. Here the high concentration of sulfur forms yellow crystals, giving it a bright yellow color. A great location, unique in the world, for your audiovisual production or photographic shooting.
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Tongariro National Park
The Tongariro National Park is the oldest one in New Zealand, and has in its most photographed part an area of volcanoes, including Mount Ruapehu and Mount Nguauruhoe that are part of the film “The Lord of the Rings.” It is located on the north island, about 320 kilometers south of Auckland. You can not miss this location in your most daring audiovisual project.
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Franz Josef Glacier
Ice waterfalls, caves and narrow passages. The Franz Josef Glacier is located in the Westland National Park, near the west coast of the South Island that descends to about 300 meters above sea level, very close to it. You can walk on it and enter an ice kingdom, but only with the help of specialized guides. A fascinating location for your photographic shooting or audiovisual production.
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It is one of the rainiest regions in the world and at the same time, one of the most beautiful landscapes on the planet. Milford Sound is a fjord in the southwest area of the South Island of New Zealand, where it is rare to find a sunny day. In this area more than 6,800 millimetres of rainwater falls a year, so choosing the day to make your photographic shooting or audiovisual production will be a difficult task. The particularity of this steep landscape, with abrupt abysses that can reach 1200 metres in height, makes the water run off in a torrential way everywhere.
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- *2 https://www.thecoromandel.com/activities/must-do/hot-water-beach/
- *3 https://suwalls.com/beaches/cathedral-cove-41726/
- *4 http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/otago/places/mount-aspiring-national-park/things-to-do/tracks/blue-pools-track/
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- *6 http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-go/waikato/places/raglan-area/tracks/waireinga-bridal-veil-falls/
- *7 https://www.wildfrontiers.nl/travel-and-nature/oceania/new-zealand-north/
- *8 http://www.traveler.es/naturaleza/galerias/los-fotos-que-dan-ganas-de-viajar-a-nueva-zelanda/710/image/34531
- *9 https://www.yha.co.nz/hostels/south-island-hostels/yha-franz-josef/
- *10 https://www.realjourneys.co.nz/en/destinations/milford-sound/
- *Portada http://alpineadventures.co.nz/heli-lunch-milford-sound-tour/