Nelson

Three National Parks are surrounded by fertile countryside providing fresh produce: berries, olives, apples and pears. Grapes and hops also thrive and are handcrafted into fine wines and thirst-quenching brews, and the surrounding bays provide the ocean’s bounty. Pick your path through rolling hills and coastal landscapes visiting gourmet food producers, boutique wineries and breweries,…

Christchurch

Internationally famed ‘The Garden City’, Christchurch’s well-established expansive parks and public gardens owe much to the planning and foresight of the city’s founding fathers.The centrally-located 161 hectare Hagley Park, the Botanic Gardens, the four leafy inner-city avenues, Victoria Square and spectacular gardens such as Mona Vale on the banks of the River Avon bear testimony…

Aoraki/Mt Cook

Aoraki / Mount Cook is situated in the centre of New Zealand’s majestic South Island. The region is renowned for its incredibly clear starry nights, brilliant sunny days, remarkable turquoise blue lakes, emerald green valleys and snow-capped mountains. Aoraki / Mount Cook, New Zealand’s highest mountain at 3,724 metres above sea level, towers over the…

Lake Tekapo

Lake Tekapo sleeps in the heart of the Mackenzie Country, in New Zealand’s central South Island. Christchurch International airport is only a 3 hour drive away and New Zealand’s most popular tourist route, State Highway 8, passes through Lake Tekapo providing exquisite views of New Zealand as it should be viewed – ‘naturally’. In Summer,…

Milford Sound

Despite being one of the most accessible fiords, Milford Sound remains quiet and still. Bounded by steep cliffs and dense rainforest; rain or shine, Milford Sound continues to captivate even the most experienced traveller. At the pinnacle of Milford Sound is the magnetising Mitre Peak – standing a proud 1,692 metres above sea level, it…

Queenstown

Queenstown is a world renowned travel destination attracting around 1.9 million visitors every year. The region has a unique and inspirational range of activities, experiences and attractions for international visitors. Its natural beauty changes with the seasons, the lake glean in the summer sun, and snow clad mountains tower above the township in winter. Queenstown…

Invercargill

Invercargill is the southernmost and westernmost city in New Zealand, and one of the southernmost cities in the world. Invercargill is favourably placed on the Southern Scenic Route and is the gateway to some of New Zealand’s most beautiful scenery and destinations including the Southland heartland, Stewart Island, Fiordland and the Catlins. With a combination…

Dunedin

Historic and sophisticated, Dunedin is the quintessential university city. Modelled on Edinburgh in Scotland, it is one of the best preserved Victorian and Edwardian cities in the Southern Hemisphere. A long, natural harbour gives way to the church spires and towers of the historic town centre and university, set against high, green forested hills. A…