CHRISTCHURCH Christchurch is the gateway to New Zealand’s South Island. Bordered by hills and the Pacific Ocean, it is situated on the edge of the Canterbury Plains that stretch to the Southern Alps. It is often compared with England and it is also known as New Zealand’s garden city.
DUNEDIN Known as the Edinburgh of New Zealand, Dunedin is the city of the south, wearing its Scottish heritage with pride. Surrounded by dramatic hills and at the foot of a long, picturesque harbour, Dunedin is one of the best-preserved Victorian and Edwardian cities in the Southern Hemisphere.
MILFORD SOUND Te Anau It’s known as a gateway to Fiordland National Park and Milford Sound a fjord known for towering Mitre Peak, plus rainforests and waterfalls like Stirling and Bowen falls. Enjoy a Milford sound cruise and take in the awe inspiring scenery.
QUEENSTOWN Queenstown, sits on the shores of the South Island’s Lake Wakatipu, set against the dramatic Southern Alps. Renowned for adventure sports, it’s also a base for exploring the region’s vineyards and historic mining towns.
FOX GLACIER A must-see on your South Island New Zealand trip-Franz Josef. Tucked into the forested foothills of the Southern Alps, the cosy township of Fox Glacier. Witness the huge rivers of snow and ice of the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers, which flow from the snowfields high in the Southern Alps.