Living World

The great south road

Every year tourists follow the wet road south to visit the extraordinary wildlife preserves of the subantarctic islands—the raucous penguin colonies, the perennial bloom of megaherbs and the austere and hostile beauty of the ice-laden Southern Ocean. Brett Phibbs travelled the great south road with Heritage Expeditions as part of his prize as the 2011 New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year.


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