New Zealand Road Trip: Backpacking Documentary Trailer

I return to New Zealand for a 7 week road trip around both the North and South Island in this 2 part documentary series.

Episode 1 begins in the North Island, at the capital city of Wellington. Driving with my Kiwi friend Matt, he takes me off the beaten track to show me how Kiwi's enjoy their own country.

Stops include Vinegar Hill, Napier, Tokomaru Bay, Rere Rockslide and Whakatane.

Then I take Matt on the classic backpacking trail, making him a tourist in his own country.

Stops include Auckland, Waiheke Island, Waitomo Glow Worm Caves, Rotorua, Taupo and the Tongariro Crossing.

Then on the South Island I travel by myself, along with meeting up with a couple of friends along the way.

Beginning in Nelson to explore the Abel Tasman National Park, I then head south to Franz Josef for a helicopter ride and a sky dive over the glacier.

In Wanaka, I tackle Roys Peak before moving on to Queenstown, to hike Ben Lommond, try out the Canyon Swing, the Canyon Fox Swing, Shotover Jet Boating plus exploring Glenorchy and Paradise.

There's Lord of the Rings locations galore on the way to Doubtful Sound. Following this I catch up with my old Kiwi Experience bus driver in Dunedin.

Finally I have one last trip up into the mountains to see Aoraki, Mt Cook, plus Mt Sunday otherwise known as Edoras.

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My name’s Karl, welcome to my channel that’s all about sharing my backpacking adventures from around the world, through fun, entertaining and honest travel documentaries.

Through these films I want you - the audience - to escape and come on the journey with me, and then be inspired to start an adventure of your own.

In between my travels I’m based in London, UK where I work as a freelance video editor.


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