Things to Do in New Zealand's South Island

The adventure continues as you move on to Southern New Zealand. With activities that are rated off the charts, you know that the list of things to do is endless! Whether you are spending a few days in the area or a few months, the fun won’t stop!

1. Queenstown

If you are looking for adrenaline, look no further. Choose from a slew of activities like skydiving, bungee jumping, rafting, and jet boating.

2. Abel Tasman National Park

For a more calming experience, head over to the waters in Abel Tasman National Park to kayak along the beaches, rock formations and native forests.

3. Glacier Exploration

Tag along with a professional guide that can show you incredible blue ice formations on the west coast. Visit Franz Josef or Fox Glacier for an unbelievable experience.

4. Kaikoura

Get in touch with nature, just make sure it doesn’t touch you! Visit Kaikoura to see magnificent sperm whales and dolphins rise and fall in front of snow-capped mountains.

5. Fiordland

Although last on our list, this activity is certainly not least! Be sure to visit the fiords and be mesmerized by the waterfalls and rugged peaks.

Bungee jumping at Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown

Kayaking along the beaches of Abel Tasman National Park

Milford Sound, Fiordland National Park