The Southern Alps and Fiordland Travel Guide
Plan Your The Southern Alps and Fiordland Vacation
The Canterbury Plains ring Christchurch and act as a brief transition between the South Pacific and the soaring New Zealand Alps. The drive south along the plain is mundane by New Zealand standards until you leave State Highway 1 and head toward the Southern Alps.
Lodgings in the Southern Alps and Fiordland milk the fantastic views for all they're worth. You can almost always find a... read more
Queenstown, as the main regional resort, has the widest range of restaurants. Throughout the area, menus focus on local... read more
Things To Do in The Southern Alps and Fiordland
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Bungy Jumping: Don't worry, there is no pressure to jump off a bridge with an elastic cord tied to your ankles. But if you have a... Read more
Endless rolling hills, bungy jumps off high bridges, the glittering Skytower of Auckland … so you think you've experienced the... Read more
Roads only skirt the edge of this huge park, which compels you to hike, boat, and fly to see it. Only a winged, hoofed super-creature... Read more
There is a reason Fiordland is considered a must-see destination. Prose, pixels, and paint all fail to describe Milford Sound and its... Read more
The Fiordland region's remoteness and changeable weather make it necessary to take some sensible precautions. So, before you head out on... Read more
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