The Blue Pools track is another must visit if you are on the South Island and near the Mount Aspiring National Park. The Blue River itself is a small river which flows within the Mount Aspiring National Park. The head of the river is south-east of the main range near the Mountain Eyetooth, and later on, the north and south branch join to form the main Blue River. Prior to the Blue River flowing into the Makrora river, it passes through a narrow gorge which is known as the 'Blue Pools'.

What is not to love about the Penguins, on the day I visited it was stinking hot so i must admit I did have a think about jumping in with them. Apparentally that is somewhat frowned upon, and being a good member of society I decided that I should not swim with the Penguins.Since they were not moving too quickly, I could capture images using my Tamron 150-600mm lense at a shutter speed that was just enough to prevent motion blur. Equipment Used: As with all of my images, I use Nikon gear. This is not because I think Nikon is better than Canon but just