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Things to see and do in the South Island

Whichever gateway you enter New Zealand's South Island through, you will be taken back by the breathtaking scenery that awaits. When you arrive, you will have an abundance of activities available to you. From bungee jumps to white water rafting, hiking in stunning scenery, cruises in Milford Sound, and so much more.  New Zealand's South Island has something for everyone. With so many activities and experiences on offer, we've got all the information you need to get prepared for an incredible South Island adventure! 

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Exploring New Zealand is easy with NZ Road Trip. We can design and create an itinerary that suits you perfectly. With hundreds of accommodation and activity ideas plus local first hand knowledge we are your best choice to guide you around.

Planning your New Zealand Road Trip

Planning your New Zealand Road trip or Holiday is easy. We have over 100 ideas on our website to inspire you and to give you some great starting ideas. You can even get an indicative cost immediately. However our speciality is creating tailor-made itineraries because we know that everyone is different. And it doesn't cost any more to have the perfect Road trip designed just for you.
To get started just get in touch with one of the team based in Wanaka, right in the heart of the South Island. They will chat with you about what you like to do, the kind of places you like to stay in and the experience you want to have. They can then design a package for you to review. Working with you to fine tune you then book with us when you are 100% satisfied. A custom made APP accompanies you as you travel and we also have 24 hour support should you need it. So what are you waiting for? Get Road tripping!

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North Island

New Zealand's North Island is incredibly diverse. Cities buzzing with life, deserted beaches, rainforests, volcanic plateaus and tons of great activities to enjoy. From the cafe quarters of Auckland city to the rugged coast line of the Wairarapa region, the North Island is a great place to explore.
See all North Island NZ Road trips here.

South Island

Home to much of New Zealand's iconic scenery from the golden sands of Abel Tasman National Park to the rugged West Coast and its glaciers to the majestic Southern Alps and the world heritage area of Fiordland National Park
See all South Island NZ Road trips here.