South Island

South Island, New Zealand

Hotels in South Island

New Zealand Accommodations (366)
The Rees Hotel & Luxury Apartments Queenstown

The Rees Hotel & Luxury Apartments Queenstown

4.50 898 reviews

377 Frankton Rd, Queenstown, New Zealand

Novotel Queenstown Lakeside

Novotel Queenstown Lakeside

4.00 1661 reviews

Corner Earl Street and Marine Parade, Queenstown, New Zealand

Heritage Christchurch

Heritage Christchurch

4.00 230 reviews

28 - 30 Cathedral Square, Christchurch, New Zealand

Holiday Inn City Centre Christchurch

Holiday Inn City Centre Christchurch

4.00 121 reviews

cnr Cashel & High Sts, PO Box 22755 , Christchurch, New Zealand

Travel Blogs from South Island

South Island Travel Blogs (38,499)
Packing the fish..., Nelson, New Zealand travel blog

Packing the fish...

A travel blog entry by rich

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... this year and so that is why he has worked for so long (although I still maintain that he could go on a trip around the South Island first). More often than not, I return to the backpackers just after midnight to find everyone asleep, so it was a nice ...

Penguin spotting...and rain!, Okuru Beach, New Zealand travel blog

Penguin spotting...and rain!

A travel blog entry by rich

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... more than a seagull or an oyster catcher. "That's a penguin isn't it?" she said, and she was right. Stood upright on a rock island just metres in front of us was a Fiordland crested, yellow eyed penguin. I'd seen a few of them on the Milford Sound ...

Home made Yorkshire puddings!, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

Home made Yorkshire puddings!

A travel blog entry by rich

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... the mist made the overlooking mountains invisible to the eye. This despite the fact that we were now in the middle of the South Island, a fact that Mum had great pleasure in pointing out! They'll be well blessed when I'm in Brisbane... I'd not booked ...

Tramping up Pudding Hill, Pudding Hill Reserve, New Zealand travel blog

Tramping up Pudding Hill

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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Thanks to our great planning we spent our second day in the van driving back into Christchurch so that we could pick up some food! That done we headed in the direction of Mt Cook. The beauty of NZ for driving compared to Australia is that everything is ...

Attractions in South Island

New Zealand Attractions (363)
Waiatoto River Safaris

Waiatoto River Safaris

5.00

32 Waimea Street, Gore, South Island, New Zealand

Lyttelton Museum

Lyttelton Museum

4.00

Gladstone Quay, Lyttelton, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand

Golden Bay Kayaks

Golden Bay Kayaks

5.00

3 Tennyson St, Pohara Takaka, South Island, New Zealand

Kayak Abel Tasman National Park from Golden Bay with Golden Bay Kayaks. Escape the crowds of the south! Guided half day adult and family tours (all ages). Paddle all the Abel Tasman with the northerly wind behind you. One-way rentals and kayak/walk options available. Friendly small company with great prices.

Willowbank Wildlife Reserve

Willowbank Wildlife Reserve

4.50

60 Hussey Rd, Christchurch, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand

See Kiwi in a natural environment - there is no glass! Get close to Kea, Tuatara and other native icons. Willowbank Wildlife Reserve is also home to introduced and exotic breeds. Make your own way around the park and animals will eat right out of your hand. Choose either a day or evening visit, Willowbank is open from 10am to 10pm daily - kiwis are able to be viewed from 11am until 10pm.