Break free from the daily grind, and head east then south for a tour around NZ's South Island. Together with Tourism New Zealand, we’ve fashioned these guides to take you all over the South. Based on key driving routes, these journeys will help you find the very best experiences — from adrenaline-charged adventures to luxurious days of pamper.
With all the best bits of New Zealand — sights, food and culture — blended into a renowned wine scene, adrenaline junkie’s playgroundand the purest natural environments, the South Island is a top spot for an adventurous, easily accessible getaway. Several non-stop flights depart Australia’s main airports for Christchurch daily, so book a few days in The Garden City then delve further into everything the island has to offer. Let’s start planning.
To discover even more of the South Island, visit Tourism New Zealand.