TSS Earnslaw, launched in 1912.
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A launch moored in Lake Wakatipu at the Queenstown Waterfront.
The Queenstown Waterfront with the coal fired steamship Earnslaw at the dock.
Enjoying the view of the lake from the tip of Queenstown Gardens.
A Windflower in Queenstown Gardens.
The Earnslaw steaming down the lake.
Roaring Meg Power Station
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He looks a lot happier to jump off a bridge than I would!
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...and there he goes!
Watching people take the plunge.
Crossing the Kawarau River Bridge.
The gang on the Kawarau River Bridge.
This guy was VERY scared. I can't understand why he even did it!
By the way...feet first is NOT the way to bungy jump!
The screaming was intense!
Check out that facial expression!
We had a quick walk through scenic little Arrowtown.
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A flowering Lupin by the river in Arrowtown.
It was summer in New Zealand, but we decided to visit the ski area at Coronet Peak just to see the views.
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The view from Coronet Peak. You can see the Shotover River in the foreground and Double Cone beyond. There is another ski area there.
Water flows out of the Oxenbridge Tunnel, a failed goldmining scheme.
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The famous (in New Zealand) Shotover Jet gives some tourists a thrill.
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A helicopter tour over Queenstown.
Mt Chrighton Scenic Reserve.
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Getting started on the Mt Chrighton Scenic Loop Trail, just outside of Queenstown.
Grasses and flowers as we hike the trail.
These orange mushrooms are everywhere.
Shawn and Tim, hiking their little hearts out.
Shawn and Scott, taking a break on a bridge.
Scott striking a pose by the river.
The scenery was really quite amazing.
This sluiced canyon is a relic on the gold mining days.
Moss on the trees.
An outhouse near Sam Summers' Hut.
Tim in front of the Brooks Family homestead. Actually, it's Sam Summers' Hut, circa 1930. He was a gold miner.
More scenery as we continue our hike.
The scenery changes quite a bit as we make our way along the trail.
I guess that sign has been there a while.
Taking in the scenery.
Another hilicopter tour.
Looking at the scenery across Lake Dispute.