Activities across the South Island, New Zealand. Across South Island, NZ Activities types include: Air, Helicopter & Balloon, Cruises, Sailing & Water, Cultural & Theme, Day Trips & Excursions, Food, Wine & Nightlife, Multi-day & Extended, Outdoor Activities, Shows, Concerts & Sports, Tours & Sightseeing.

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South Island (24)

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Air, Helicopter & Balloon (3)
Cruises, Sailing & Water (7)
Cultural & Theme (8)
Day Trips & Excursions (6)
Food, Wine & Nightlife (2)
Multi-day & Extended (3)
Outdoor Activities (11)
Shows, Concerts & Sports (1)
Tours & Sightseeing (3)
Transportation (1)
Walking & Biking (6)
Water Sports (6)

Activity Listings (1-10 of 24)

3 Day Southern Highlights Scenic Tour

3 Day Southern Highlights Scenic Tour

Multi-day Coach Tour - South Island

A three day tour offering the best the South Island has to give. Travel to Mount Cook, Queenstown, Milford and Dunedin before returning to Christchurch More...

Routeburn Track Day Hike from Queenstown (Privately Guided)

Routeburn Track Day Hike from Queenstown (Privately Guided)

Hiking - Walking - South Island - Starting from $250.00 per person

Experience a privately guided day hike on the Routeburn Track which is one of New Zealand’s 9 Great Walks and is the ultimate alpine adventure! 
You will leisurely hike alongside the picturesque Routeburn river before heading up to Bridal Veil Waterfall and a swing bridge then leads through to the majestic Routeburn Flats where you will find a stunning spot to rest and enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch. After lunch you will then continue hiking up to the Routeburn Falls Hut through spectacular... More...

Mt Cook Helicopter Flight and Tasman Glacier Walk

Mt Cook Helicopter Flight and Tasman Glacier Walk

Heli Hiking - South Island - Starting from $585.00 per person

Enjoy a scenic helicopter flight from Mt Cook to Tasman Glacier followed by an exhilarating 2-hour guided walk on the glacier itself. Fly over the Southern Alps and Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park to reach Tasman Glacier, New Zealand’s largest glacier and a frozen wonderland of ice caves, snow fields, crevasses and pinnacles. As you explore on foot, learn from your guide how glaciers form, move and melt. Choose from three departure times per day to suit your schedule. More...

Day Trip to Arthur's Pass including TranzAlpine Train from Christchurch

Day Trip to Arthur's Pass including TranzAlpine Train from Christchurch

Day Tour - South Island - Starting from $350.00 per person

Experience the South Island's remarkable natural landscapes by taking a journey on the TranzAlpine train from Christchurch to Arthur's Pass, which is considered one of the world's greatest train journeys for the scenery through which it passes. Enjoy breathtaking views of Canterbury Plains, Southern Alps, ice-fed Waimakariri River, lush beech forests and stunning landscapes. Explore walking tracks in Arthur's Pass National Park with spectacular mountain views & pristine waterfalls. Capture... More...

Paradise Valley Full Day Tour

Paradise Valley Full Day Tour

Day Tour - South Island - Starting from $360.00 per person

Paradise Valley full day tour is the perfect activity for families and small groups, offering flexibility to accommodate your personal interests whether they be walking, photography or viewing movie locations of Lord of the Rings or The Hobbit. This tour will allow you to leave your worries behind as you take your time exploring all the Glenorchy region has to offer. It is the ultimate tour for those wanting a leisurely day with great food, and optional walks. So if you’re looking for stunning... More...

Abel Tasman Vista Cruise

Abel Tasman Vista Cruise

Sightseeing Cruise - South Island - Starting from $82.00 per person

We've been welcoming visitors to the spectacular Abel Tasman granite coast since 1841. Travel in style on our Vista Cruise. There's no need to go ashore to discover idyllic, golden sand bays, fringed by lush native forest and sculptured headlands. Pause beside offshore islands to view the antics of fur seals. Relax with comfortable seating on board or choose a beach stop with walking and guided sea kayaking options. More...

Mount Cook Private Day Tour via Lake Tekapo including Lunch

Mount Cook Private Day Tour via Lake Tekapo including Lunch

Day Tour - South Island - Starting from $349.00 per person

Enjoy a private day tour to Aoraki/Mount Cook - the tallest mountain in New Zealand. Visit the picturesque town of Lake Tekapo, admire stunning alpine views from Lake Pukaki, and enjoy a delicious buffet lunch at the Hermitage Hotel.
 
Tours Highlights:
• Enjoy a day trip from Christchurch to discover incredible glaciers, lakes and rivers
• Sample award-winning cheese at a local cheese factory in Geraldine
• Visit the iconic Church of Good Shepherd and Bronze Sheepdog Statue... More...

Hovercraft Amphibious Afternoon Adventure Cruise on Lake Pukaki from Twizel

Hovercraft Amphibious Afternoon Adventure Cruise on Lake Pukaki from Twizel

Sightseeing Cruise - South Island - Starting from $120.00 per person

Join us on a 40- minute scenic trip around Lake Pukaki. Sit back and enjoy the beautiful views and informative commentary from your crew member of the iconic Aoraki Mount Cook and surroundings, as you hover over the turquoise lake past Morgans Island, Tekapo Power Station and Lake Town, were the Hobbit was filmed. On way back experience the thrill of our horizontal slides. Your hover experience also includes a free transfer courtesy van from the Twizel township. More...

Hovercraft Morning Magic Cruise on Lake Pukaki from Twizel

Hovercraft Morning Magic Cruise on Lake Pukaki from Twizel

Sightseeing Cruise - South Island - Starting from $120.00 per person

Join us on a 40- minute scenic trip around Lake Pukaki. Sit back and enjoy the beautiful views and informative commentary from your crew member of the iconic Aoraki Mount Cook and surroundings, as you hover over the turquoise lake past Morgans Island, Tekapo Power Station and Lake Town, were the Hobbit was filmed. On way back experience the thrill of our horizontal slides. Your hover experience also includes a free transfer courtesy van from the Twizel township. More...

Full-Day Abel Tasman Kayak and Walk

Full-Day Abel Tasman Kayak and Walk

Kayaking - South Island - Starting from $240.00 per person

Paddle into the heart of Abel Tasman National Park on a full-day kayaking and trekking tour with a guide. Start with an included water-taxi ride from Marahau and see a seal colony in its natural environment. Your guide accompanies you beautiful beaches along the coastline and introduces you to the spectacular scenery of Abel Tasman before a return bus transfer to Motueka. More...

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Totara TreatTotara Treat - Holiday Home.

Totara Treat is a detached holiday home with a garden, located in Twizel. The air-conditioned unit is 42 km from Lake...

3 Day Southern Highlights Scenic Tour3 Day Southern Highlights Scenic Tour - Multi-day Coach Tour - South Island.

A three day tour offering the best the South Island has to give. Travel to Mount Cook, Queenstown, Milford and Dunedin...

 

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