Top 5 Experiences in the South Island

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.

It's hard to name just five, but here are some awesome experiences to get you started:

1.  Get the adrenaline pumping in beautiful Queenstown. From skydiving and bungy jumping to rafting and jet boating, the options are endless.

2.  Kayak turquoise waters in Abel Tasman National Park along white sand beaches, granite rock formations, and native forest.

3.  Proffessional guide s can  hike with you through brilliantly blue ice formations on the west coast’s awe-inspiring glaciers of Franz Josef or Fox Glacier

4.  Spot magnificent sperm whales breaching up close and personal in Kaikoura, set against the dramatic backdrop of rugged snowy mountains and leaping dolphins.

5.  Cruise, kayak or sleep under the stars in stunning Fiordland. Be mesmerized by the dramatic fiords, spectacular waterfalls and snow-capped peaks that surround you.


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