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Our ultimate guide will give you all the tips you need to plan that special holiday in the South Island including Queenstown, Te Anau, Stewart Island and Milford and Doubtful Sound. 

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17 May 2019

Seven things you didn't know about Stewart Island

Beautiful, remote and truly untouched - Stewart Island - New Zealand's smallest island is a paradise of rugged peaks, rainforest, windswept beaches and rare wildlife.
8 May 2019

What's the weather in Queenstown really like?

Queenstown has four distinct seasons with no shortage of fun activities to do year-round. Here’s what Queenstown's weather is really like.
7 May 2019

The ultimate road trip guide to New Zealand's South Island

From stunning glacial lakes to golden sand beaches, snow-capped mountains to lush green forests, adrenaline-pumping extreme sports to delicious local food, New Zealand’s South Island truly has it all.
29 April 2019

Discover Stewart Island

Combining adventure, history, breathtaking natural beauty and good company, this is a journey that will stay in your heart long after you return to civilisation.
29 April 2019

The Te Anau Glowworm Caves and Aurora cave system

The twists and turns of the Aurora cave system near Te Anau are legendary.
12 April 2019

A bird nerd's guide to Stewart Island's native birds

Ulva Island is a beautiful island sanctuary just off the coast of Stewart Island and is home to many native and rare birds.
12 April 2019

5 reasons Doubtful Sound should be on your bucket list

Experiencing Doubtful Sound is like entering into another ethereal universe. Towering fiords, lush native rainforest, cascading waterfalls and wildlife hidden around every corner.
12 April 2019

Stewart Island - New Zealand's little known island

It’s a long-standing debate here in New Zealand: Which is better, the North or the South Island? While residents on both sides will vehemently argue for their home island, it’s easy to forget that New Zealand has a third, beautiful and undisturbed island that just might take the cake entirely and might be the most patriotic of all.
10 April 2019

How to choose between Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound

In an ideal world, if you’re visiting Fiordland National Park you’ll carve out enough time to see both Milford and Doubtful Sound but sometimes you just can’t do it all and you simply have to choose one.
4 April 2019

Our favourite things to do in Te Anau

Wondering what to do in Te Anau? Here are 7 can’t-miss things to do in Te Anau, including Milford Sound, glow worm caves, New Zealand’s Great Walks and more.
26 March 2019

Nine awesome things to do in Queenstown in winter

While winter in some parts of the world means staying indoors and waiting for spring to come, it’s quite the opposite here in Queenstown.
26 March 2019

Behind the scenes of the TSS Earnslaw on survey

The day the TSS Earnslaw starts her annual survey is a day when the skills of the chief engineer, skipper, stokers and crew are put to the test

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