South Island

Find all the hidden gems of the South Island and get off the beaten track! We list all those awesome places worth discovering.

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9 Unmissable Things to Do in Lake Tekapo

What to do in Lake Tekapo. Lake Tekapo is on almost everybody’s […]

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10 Incredible Things to Do on Stewart Island

What to do in Stewart Island. You haven’t fully explored New Zealand […]

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10 Amazing Things to Do in the Abel Tasman National Park

Awesome Activities in Abel Tasman! Golden sand beaches, lush native forest, marine […]

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15 Things to Do in Nelson City

What to do in Nelson City. In a city that is wedged […]

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10 Awesome Activities in the Marlborough Sounds

Things to do in the Marlborough Sounds. Covering one-fifth of New Zealand’s […]

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10 Reasons Why Haast has World Heritage Status

Why visit the World Heritage Area of Haast? As the last (or […]

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15 Awesome Things to Do in Reefton

Activities you have to try in Reefton! Reefton is an intriguing town. This […]

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Guide to Milford Sound and the Milford Road

I feel pretty, oh so pretty! If you want mind-blowing eyeball-popping tear-inducing […]

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10 Things to Do In and Around Gore

What to do in the brown Trout capital. We bet you never […]

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10 Things We Love About Akaroa

Things to do in Akaroa! Dolphins, seals, penguins, big hikes, small hikes […]

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18 Amazing Attractions You Can’t Miss in The Catlins

Did someone say waterfall? The Catlins Coast, nestled in the southeastern corner […]

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6 Essential Pitstops for Your South Canterbury Road Trip

Quirky South Canterbury towns worth stopping by! Away from the hustle and […]

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6 Reasons Why Hokitika is Such a “Cool Little Town”

Plenty of reasons to love the beach town of Hokitika. Located almost […]

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7 Bizarre Sights in the Waitaki Valley

A “Vanished World”. Shark-toothed dolphins, whales, penguins and many more marine life […]

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10 Reasons to Stop By in Wairarapa

The great escape! Too often do backpackers drive right through Wairarapa without […]

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10 Underrated Spots in Canterbury

Alps to Ocean beauty! Stretched between snowcapped mountains and the Pacific Ocean, […]

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7 Tips to Have a Great Time in Christchurch

Tips for backpackers in Christchuch! The city of Christchurch has found a […]

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10 Token Tourist Photos You Have to Take in the South Island

Photos of the SOuth Island that you have to take! Do you […]

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20 Places Off the Beaten Track in the South Island

Find the hidden Gems of the SOuth Island. Adventures are not adventures […]

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