Coronet Peak Skifields
Credit/Licence Chris Ashton

The South Island of New Zealand has a diversity quite unlike any place on earth! From the golden sandy beaches of Nelson and Marlborough, to the mountains and glaciers of the Southern Alps, and sub-arctic islands of the deep south. In the South Island you will find spectacular scenery at every turn – from towering mountain ranges to breathtaking fiords.

Whether it's a summer holiday on the beach, a shopping spree in Christchurch or a week of snowboarding in Queenstown – the South Island of New Zealand has something for everyone.