South of New Zealand
If you decide to take a vacation to the South of New Zealand, you can:
- engage in vigorous activities (kayaking, rafting, hiking trails, helicopter flights, speedboating);
- go on an ecological cruise.
Cities and resorts of the South Island of New Zealand
To admire the amazing scenery of Queenstown, it is advisable to go to Lake Wakatipu or take a guided tour by helicopter, SUV or vintage steamboat.
If you are a fan of winter sports, then here you can ride the mountain slopes designed for beginners and professional skiers.
And extreme tourists can make a bungee jump from a bungee on the Kawarau Bridge, go down the mountain at a decent speed (you will be placed in a transparent ball), go rock climbing or rafting (different categories of difficulty are offered), ride a super speed boat.
Christchurch is glacial lakes, evergreen gardens, amazing landscapes.
Here you can see the Cathedral and the Cathedral of the Holy Sacrament, look into the Canterbury Museum, the Automobile Museum, the Historical and Antarctic Museum, stroll through the Botanical Garden and Hegley Park. If you wish, you can visit the aquarium and zoo on Beach Road.
For active tourists in Christchurch, conditions for surfing, sailing and fishing are created.
Those wishing to go snowboarding or skiing can be advised to relax at the Hutt ski resort (located 120 km from Christchurch).
Fans of event tourism will be able to see the Wigram Classics airshow, having arrived here in late March, visit the Flower Festival in February, the Street Music Festival in January, the Arts Festival in July, the Canterbury Show (you can place bets on the races, visit the shows mod, take part in fairs) - in November.
This resort delights guests with its green hills, clean sea air, picturesque waterfalls, architectural monuments of the Victorian era, opportunities for various types of recreation.
While resting in Dunedin, you should see Larnaca Castle, Knox Church, University, St. Joseph's Cathedral, visit the Otago Museum of Local Lore and Museum, visit a chocolate factory.
And you can go surfing by visiting St. Clair Beach.
If you are looking for fresh local food, visit the farmers' market, which attracts over 60 producers (open on Saturdays).
South of New Zealand is fjords, great shopping, marine and bird sanctuaries, fine wines that can be tasted at local wineries.