The unforgettable landscape of the South Island will have you
reaching for your camera.
Every corner, from Marlborough to Fiordland, has sights to take
your breath away.
Time your visit to the Pancake Rocks and Blowholes at Punakaiki,
on the West Coast, for high tide and you'll witness an amazing
display of sea spray forced up through the rocks, a South Island
attraction not to be missed.
Driving from Christchurch to Akaroa, stop at the Hilltop lookout
for wonderful views of Akaroa Harbour sparkling amidst the wrinkled
hills of Banks Peninsula.
Stop off at the Church of the Good Shepherd in the Mackenzie
Country and marvel at the sight of this little stone church
surrounded by a truly awesome landscape of lake and mountains.
Aoraki Mt Cook in Mackenzie, New Zealand's highest peak at 3,754
metres, is a picture-postcard sight.
Marvel at the incredible Moeraki Boulders in Coastal Otago.
These huge spherical boulders scattered along a sandy beach
will get you wondering - and they make for great photographs!
Lanarch Castle, presiding over its hilltop setting on the Otago
Peninsula in Dunedin, is a majestic sight - particularly when
surrounded by swirling mist in the deepest winter months.
The blue-white ice rivers of Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers on the
West Coast, edging down valleys fringed with dark green temperate
rainforest, seem to defy the rules of nature - these glaciers are
The iconic sight of Mitre Peak soaring above the dark waters of
Milford Sound in Fiordland is truly unforgettable. Stop at
the Milford Hotel at the head of the Sound to capture perfect
Whether you're walking the coastal track or kayaking along the
shore, Abel Tasman National Park in Nelson offers an astonishing
technicolour landscape of emerald forest, golden sand beaches and