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If you love your cars and you enjoy driving this is a stunning drive, high-speed limits, fast sweeping bends with the most amazing nature, snow-capped mountains and the big lake next to you.
The scenery is just breathtaking, as the road hugs lake wakatipu and delivers a gorgeous display of snow capped mountains that contrast with intensely green forest and jade green waters of the lake.
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Everywhere you look there are fantastic views - forests and rolling hills at the start, short diversions to waterfalls, the lighthouse and caves, then the majestic mountains on the final run to Te Anau and Queenst...
... South Island which provides the traveller with an opportunity to see one of the less developed parts of the country, rugged coast and rural landscape, combined with waterfalls, small communities and wildlife.
Passing through beautiful native bush and farmland while stopping regularly to learn about the history and hardship of the pioneers and railway builders is an unforgettable adventure.
To get there you'll need your own transport - it's about a two drive from the town of Stratford in the Taranaki province - but the views of the hills, valleys, mountains and farmland make for a memorable experience.

Crown Range Road

South Island
Great views and many many places to stop off and get the best views of all the bends and scenery, we even saw an air NZ aircraft coming down the valley into Queenstown.
That said, if you are in a car you are comfortable driving take in the magnificent views along the way and please do stop to take photos as this scenery is stunningly beautiful.
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Haast Pass

South Island
There is beauty around every corner including the west coast beaches, the mountain rivers, the waterfalls (Fantail), the blue pools, and finally the awesome lakes both Wanaka and Hawea.
From the pass to the end of the mountainous area the whole stretch along the Haast River is a succession of amazing waterfalls and river gorges plus an untouched rain forest.
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