A palette of dramatic scenes, New Zealand’s South Island hosts the purest natural landscapes you’ll ever experience. Showcasing the best of nature’s assets where towering alps meet peaceful sounds and rugged coastlines merge with sweeping plains. Let’s not forget the backbone of the island - the most down-to-earth locals you’ll ever meet.
This most English of cities is noted for its beautiful gardens and parks. It is the largest and most picturesque city on South Island with attractive Victorian architecture, a multitude of cafes, bars and restaurants. North of Christchurch is Kaikoura, famous for its popular whale watching excursions. Christchurch is a city of gardens, grand architecture and elegant parks and the hub of the Canterbury region. From the historic tram that loops the city centre, to the gondola and Antarctic Centre, Christchurch is delightful.
Dunedin, New Zealand's oldest city, boasts fine architecture and Scottish heritage, and is the gateway to the famous wildlife preserves and rolling scenery of the Otago Peninsula.
North of Christchurch is Kaikoura, famous for its popular whale watching excursions and alpine scenery.
Spectacular Queenstown, the most popular holiday destination in New Zealand for international visitors, offers an incredible range of things to do no matter what the season. Nestled on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and overlooked by the magnificent Southern Alps. With its diversity of activities, places to eat and entertainment New Zealand's adventure capital is a truly great destination.
Situated on the lake of the same name, Te Anau is the gateway to Milford Sound - a fjord of outstanding natural beauty and grandeur.
The Glaciers of Fox and Franz Joseph provide yet another breathtaking feast for the eyes.