Picturesque between the mountains and Pacific Ocean, Kaikoura’s special talent is marine mammal encounters – whales, fur seals and dolphins live permanently in the coastal waters.
Picton & Blenheim
Picton is a charming seaside town and the gateway to stunning Marlborough Sounds fabulous for kayaking & hiking. Let your passion for food and wine lure you to Marlborough. Enjoy the good life on this exquisitely pretty plain framed by mountains.
Aoraki Mt Cook
Aoraki Mt Cook is (12,218 ft), the tallest mountain in New Zealand. It is home of the highest mountains and the longest glaciers. Enjoy day hikes, walk on a glacier or enjoy star gazing under the clearest skies.
Famed as New Zealand ’s pioneer heartland, the West Coast is a vast and rugged region characterized by dramatic landscapes and rich human history.
So much beauty, so many opportunities for adventure and relaxation. Queenstown’s fabled alpine scenery is absolutely for real.
A love of the mountains and outdoor adventure brings you to Wanaka. Each season brings a new picture.
Milford & Doubtful Sounds
A landscape carved by glaciers. Remote, stupendous, almost supernatural. You’ll think you’ve arrived at the ends of the earth.
Both charming and wild, Dunedin is also New Zealand’s oldest city. Come for the history, the scenery and the wildlife encounters.
Christchurch & Akaroa
Described by Lonely Planet as a "vibrant city in transition, coping resiliently and creatively,” Christchurch's energy is evident wherever you go. The city has bounced back after the Canterbury Earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 with innovative new attractions, as well as some old favourites.
People are few and the landscapes are wild. Follow in the footsteps of pounamu hunters, gold prospectors and explorers as you travel along the West Coast to visit Fox Glacier.
Franz Josef Glacier
Franz Josef Glacier is widely regarded as "the gem" of New Zealand's West Coast glaciers, with dramatic landscapes and adventure opportunities around every bend.
Experience the true solitude of Central Otago and get close to nature in an inspiring and timeless land. First time visitors are silenced and energized by the tumble of mountain, river, rock and tussock.
The wild south awaits, with rare animal encounters, fantastic birdwatching and a special brand of hospitality. Enjoy space and serenity under Southlands wide skies.
This attractive town lies nestled on the edge of beautiful Lake Te Anau, with a spectacular backdrop of Mt Luxmore and the Murchison mountains.
Nelson & Abel Tasman
With three National Parks and a community that loves to create, Nelson is a highly gifted region with a sunny climate.