New Zealand Rivers photos
The South Island contains many rivers that drain away the melted snow from the Southern Alps mountains. These rivers usually have a strange light blue colour, due to the glaciated eroded particles of rock suspended in the water reflecting sunlight.
Fiordland National Park is famous for it's multitude of waterfalls side by side, and the water is reputed to be the cleanest in the world.
Te Waikoropupu springs near Takaka in the South Island has a stunning 62 metres of horizontal visibility making it the world'sclearest fresh water, and the second clearest water in the world after the sea-water under the Antartica ice shelf.