Upper South Island and the West Coast Travel Guide

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Plan Your Upper South Island and the West Coast Vacation

The South Island has been carved by ice and water, a process still rapidly occurring. Here, the mellow green beauty of the North Island is replaced by jagged snowcapped mountains and rivers that sprawl across vast, rocky shingle beds.

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Upper South Island and the West Coast Hotels

Bed-and-breakfasts, farm stays, and homestays, all a variation on the same theme, abound in the South Island in some spectacular coastal and mountain environments...read more

Restaurants

Upper South Island and the West Coast Restaurants

In Marlborough visit a winery restaurant—there's no better way to ensure that your meal suits what you're drinking. Salmon and Greenshell mussels are farmed...read more

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Upper South Island and the West Coast Experiences

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