South Island

West Coast

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The West Coast, or ‘the Coast’ as locals call it, is an untamed natural wilderness of rivers and rainforests, glaciers and geological treasures. Never more than 50 kilometres wide, the whole stretch down the West Coast of the South Island – of which Greymouth is the largest town – is home to only 31,000 people. […]

South Island

Wanaka

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45 kilometres long and covering 193 square kilometres, the crystal clear waters of Lake Wanaka are perfect for jetboaters, sailors and kayakers to explore. Nestled below towering mountains, Wanaka is the most tranquilly set of the South Island lakes. In winter, skiers flock here from all over the world for superb skiing and snowboarding at […]

South Island

Waitaki

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The Waitaki region combines wild, windswept coastline with emerald plains and towering mountains. The region is a place of scenic contrast and haunting natural beauty. Experience mysterious boulders, windswept beaches and Maori rock art. The middle of the region’s coastline is home to the small town of Moeraki and its huge spherical boulders. Scattered along […]

South Island

Southland

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Southland is a land of rugged coast and rolling plains, world-renowned Bluff oysters and the launching place for a visit to Stewart Island. Southland’s largest centre is Invercargill. If you’re a garden lover you must see Queens Park and its 80 hectares of tree-lined walkways and diverse gardens. Half an hour from Invercargill is the […]

Queenstown

Queenstown

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Queenstown sits on the shore of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu among dramatic alpine ranges; it’s rumoured that gold prospectors – captivated by the majestic beauty of the surrounding mountains and rivers – gave this now cosmopolitan town its name. With a smorgasbord of outdoor activities, Queenstown is the home of the ultimate adventure bucket list. […]

Marlborough

Marlborough

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Marlborough is one of New Zealand’s sunniest place and is about fresh seafood sought by the world’s finest chefs. Join a guided tour or hire a bike or even drive 20 minutes to the Marlborough Sounds, where 1500km of winding coastline is home to secluded bays, historic sites, marine reserves and precious island sanctuaries, which […]

Fiordland

Fiordland

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Fiordland is one of the most dramatic and beautiful parts of New Zealand. Absorb the breathtaking treasures of this region by water, air or hiking. Carved by glaciers over 100,000 years the landscape is one where waterfalls cascade hundreds of metres into deep black fiords; where ancient rainforest untouched by man clings to mountains and […]

Dunedin

Dunedin

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Dunedin is a region of unique landscapes and fascinating cultural history. Enjoy getting close to rare wildlife and soaking up the quirky city vibe. Known as the Edinburgh of New Zealand, Dunedin is the country’s city of the south, wearing its Scottish heritage with pride. Surrounded by dramatic hills and at the foot of a […]

Christchurch

Christchurch

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Set against a majestic backdrop from the alps to the ocean, Christchurch and Canterbury offer visitors a unique and diverse destination. From wild coastlines to sky-piercing mountains and pristine glacial lakes, Canterbury is a region of remarkable contrasts and a haven for those seeking incredible scenery and adventure. From Christchurch city, you’ll find the sparkling […]

Central Otago

Central Otago

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Central Otago is a powerful landscape, sunny, dry and brown with weathered ancient mountains, alpine herb fields and fast flowing rivers. In the 1860s this was a place of gold; you can still pan for it amongst the miners’ old trails, stone cottages and relics of mine machinery. The area is known for its cycle […]