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A day's trip through the pass

I believe one of the rites of passage when it comes to travel is to at some point drive through the South Island of New Zealand. If it is not officially written in a book somewhere, I will make sure to lobby for its inclusion.

The beauty of Arthur's Pass is definitely worth taking the trip out here, whether it be on a day trip from Christchurch, on your way through to the West Coast, or a full day adventure.

  • Last visit to Arthur's Pass National Park: Jul 2006
  • Intro Written Mar 2, 2008
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  • nickandchris's Profile Photo
    Oct 17, 2008 at 3:29 AM

    Fascinating area Could there be iron in the rocks to turn them red?

  • saraheg77's Profile Photo
    Mar 22, 2008 at 9:32 AM

    What about the kea that bit your tummy? You might still have to call that a warning or danger. heehee

  • MommaCarroll's Profile Photo
    Mar 22, 2008 at 8:21 AM

    This sure is a pretty place!

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Mar 18, 2008 at 11:53 AM

    The Arthur's Pass area certainly looks like a great spot to visit! I'm with you on the rental car - you've got to have freedom in a place like that!

  • b1bob's Profile Photo
    Mar 17, 2008 at 12:48 PM

    I enjoyed reading this page.

  • keeweechic's Profile Photo
    Mar 8, 2008 at 5:33 PM

    I really need to see more of the South Is... you both certainly got around and did a great job with your pages..

  • TheWanderingCamel's Profile Photo
    Mar 8, 2008 at 6:08 AM

    Heading for NZ on Friday - moving south from C'church so will be giving the Pass a miss this time but it surely is a must-see part of the country. leyle

  • sue&gene's Profile Photo
    Mar 2, 2008 at 8:28 PM

    I remember this place!

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