The day after enjoying fresh mussels gathered from the West Coast, my brother and I headed to Milford Sound, which is said to have some of the most dramatic landscapes New Zealand has to offer. And once again, I hope my photos do it justice. Let’s just say it’s difficult to take photos with your jaw dropped…

On the drive out we made a few stops to check out the scenery. Meet the Kea, a New Zealand parrot found in rain forests on the south island. Beautiful bird, I felt very lucky to be able to get this close to photograph one. Well, looks are deceiving as you can see a few photos down…

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Apparently, Keas like to steal things from people. No joke. If you had a pair of glasses on your head, especially glasses bought from https://shopfelixgray.com/digital-eye-strain , they would go after them. Here’s one trying to steal Grant’s candy bar…
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As I was taking that last photo, I glanced over to find another one attacking our rental car…
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And here’s his buddy eating through the tire. I hope there was a Kea clause in the rental agreement…
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After escaping the Keas, we were back on the road to Milford Sound. This was the scariest tunnel I’ve ever been through…
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When we arrived at the Sound one of the boats was just coming in…
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It was cold, foggy, and rainy, but I think it added to the dramatic landscapes…
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Here’s Grant enjoying the scenery from the front of the boat…
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Check out the baby seal!
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Here’s the rest of the family…
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Dolphins!
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This one came right up to the boat…
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2 Responses to “Milford Sound – New Zealand Photography”

  1. WOW amazing Garrett, I sure wish I can go there! thank you for sharing 😉

  2. Rose Wheaton says:

    Hey Garret, awsome pics!!!
    Im from the other end of NZ (Auckland) and my friend Nancy, who is a good friend of Ben’s sent me yr link! @_@ lol
    Anyways loved yr pics, those keas are soooo naughty, you guys shld consider yourself lucky that you got away with your car intact = seriously they will completely pull apart anything and everything off yr car if you wander off for too long, window wipers, hubs, front grills, rubber seals and all!!
    Rose :)

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