14 Extraordinary Places In NZ's South Island You Must Add To Your Bucket List


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Tekapo - You haven't fully lived until you've experienced Tekapo's magical night sky.

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Abel Tasman National Park - Beautiful beaches, golden sand and scenic treks are some of the reasons why Abel Tasman is unforgettable.

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The Catlins - if you're wanting to see some incred views we'd recommend walking The Catlins Coastal Heritage Trail or checking out the Purakaunui Falls.

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Franz Josef & Fox Glacier - Helicopters can take you right up to where the glaciers begin, so start saving your pennies.

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Punakaiki Pancake Rocks - The Pancake Rocks and blowholes are one of NZ's most popular tourist attractions.

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Mount Cook - Mt Cook is NZ's highest peak and the panoramic views will leave you breathless.

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Arrowtown - This hidden gem was established in 1862 and is one of Aotearoa's most picturesque settlements.

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Milford Sound - It's been described as the "eight wonder of the world" and we'd have to agree...

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Moeraki Boulders - These incredible natural wonders are situated along the North Otago coast.

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Queenstown - Home to Fergburger... That is all.

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Hokitika Gorge - Hokitika Gorge is one of the West Coast's best kept secrets.

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Wanaka - Attractions include Rob Roy Glacier, Mt Aspiring National Park & the Cardrona Distillery.

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Hanmer Springs - Great for a day trip or a weekend vacay, Hanmer Springs is the perfect getaway destination all year round. Plus the thermal pools are the best way to unwind.

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Akaroa - Photos don't do Akaroa's charming township justice. Located on Banks Peninsula, it was the only French settlement in NZ.

Photo By Paul Stamatiou