MacKenzie country, alpine South Island is New Zealand’s high country landscapes dominated by native tussock, sweeping views of mountains, ravines and deep blue lakes reflecting the sky and earth. [new text MacKenzie is a photographer’s delight with its depth of light, sweeping views of mountains, lakes and rivers and the contrast between winter and spring.
Your first impressions will be of a world where people have lightly trod. It is an ecosystem, designed by the millenium for the birds and wildlife inhabiting this world. The climate is alpine, with its ability to turn on and off the sunshine with a bout of crisp, sharp wind flurries. Even in the depths of summer anticipate four seasons in one day.