By Miles Holden
New Zealand’s South Island hosts the purest natural landscapes you’ll ever experience.
From wildlife to wineries, from glacial valleys to star-filled skies, nature's best flourishes against a palette of dramatic scenes.
Nelson Tasman, on the north-west of New Zealand's South Island, is the sunniest region in New Zealand. Known for its stunning landscapes and golden beaches, it is a definite must-visit place when in New Zealand.
Marlborough, on New Zealand's South Island is the largest wine growing region and home of the world-renowned sauvignon blanc. Take a wine tour or explore the Marlborough Sounds.
The West Coast region, on New Zealand's west coast of South Island is a wild place of rivers and rainforests, glaciers and geological treasures. Enjoy coastal scenery and glaciers or explore natural rivers and mountains on the West Coast.
Set against a majestic backdrop from the alps to the ocean, Christchurch and Canterbury offer visitors a unique and diverse destination.
Waitaki, on New Zealand's South Island, offers impressive rock formations and abundant natural beauty. Relax and explore the beauty of the Waitaki Valley and make a trip to the mysterious Moeraki boulders.
Here, 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.
Dunedin, on New Zealand's South Island, is a region of unique landscapes and fascinating cultural history. Explore Dunedin's Victorian and Edwardian architecture, get close to rare wildlife and soak up the quirky city vibe.
Discover year-round outdoor activities like water sports, skiing, and climbing at Lake Wanaka, New Zealand. Tour a small town with an international flare.
Adventure awaits you in Queenstown, New Zealand. Tour one of New Zealand's top travel destinations and find extreme sports or total relaxation.
Central Otago, on New Zealand's South Island, is know for its wine, cycling and powerful landscapes. Taste your way around the sunny Central Otago's Pinot Noir vineyards, cycle the Otago Central Rail Trail or explore picturesque heritage towns.
Fiordland, on New Zealand's South Island, is home to the spectacular Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound. Stay in Te Anua or Manapouri to explore the breathtaking treasures of Fiordland by water, air or hiking.
Southland, on New Zealand's South Island, is a land of rugged coast and rolling plains.There is plenty to see and do in Southland. Visit the gardens in Queens Park, travel to Bluff and try the famous Bluff oysters.
Venture to the South Island and you'll be met by lofty mountains, fiords and glaciers – the landscapes here are famous the world over.