All things to do in South Island

All things to do in South Island

Tours & things to do hand-picked by our insiders

Milford Sound Full-Day Tour from Queenstown

4.5 star rating: Recommended 96 Reviews

Discover Milford Sound on a full-day trip from Queenstown. You'll travel through beautiful Fiordland in a luxury coach with panoramic windows and take an ...  Read more

Location: Queenstown, New Zealand
Duration: 12 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $157.05

Heli Hiking Franz Josef

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 114 Reviews

Combine a scenic helicopter flight over Franz Josef Glacier with a 2-hour guided walk on glacial terrain during this exhilarating tour from Franz Josef. Find ...  Read more

Location: Franz Josef, New Zealand
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $286.46

Small-Group Franz Josef Glacier Walk

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 166 Reviews

Discover the best of New Zealand’s natural beauty on this small-group 4-hour Franz Joseph Glacier walk. Travel by helicopter to the Pinnacles area of the ...  Read more

Location: Franz Josef, New Zealand
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $219.06

Doubtful Sound Overnight Cruise

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 39 Reviews

Experience the natural beauty of Doubtful Sound on an overnight cruise departing from Manapouri on New Zealand’s South Island. Cruise on a traditional ...  Read more

Location: Queenstown, New Zealand
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

From USD $181.99

5-Day South Island Tour from Christchurch

4.5 star rating: Recommended 21 Reviews

See all the highlights of New Zealand's scenic South Island on this five-day guided sightseeing tour. Travel by coach from Christchurch to Queenstown, ...  Read more

Location: Christchurch, New Zealand
Duration: 5 days / 4 nights

From USD $1,203.15

Milford Sound Mariner Overnight Cruise

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 75 Reviews

An overnight cruise amidst spectacular Milford Sound, is a once in a lifetime experience. While on board the Milford Mariner you will cruise the full length ...  Read more

Location: Milford Sound, New Zealand
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

From USD $196.82

Queenstown Skyline Gondola and Restaurant

4.5 star rating: Recommended 182 Reviews

Take in Queenstown's stunning lake and mountain views over lunch or dinner at Queenstown Stratosfare Restaurant and Bar. A scenic gondola ride will take you ...  Read more

Location: Queenstown, New Zealand
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $38.42

Doubtful Sound Wilderness Cruise from Te Anau

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 95 Reviews

Your Doubtful Sound adventure begins as you cruise the crystal clear waters of Lake Manapouri. Then it's over Wilmot Pass, stopping along the way to ...  Read more

Location: Te Anau, New Zealand
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $153.01

Private Tour: 8-Day South Island Tour from Christchurch Including Franz Josef, Wanaka and Queenstown

See the best of New Zealand’s stunning South Island on this unforgettable 8-day tour! Traveling by private luxury vehicle you’ll visit all the highlights of ...  Read more

Location: Christchurch, New Zealand
Duration: 8 days (approx.)

From USD $2,493.25

Shotover River Extreme Jet Boat Ride from Queenstown

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 23 Reviews

Feel a rush of adrenaline as you skim the surface of the Shotover River by jet boat! Hold on tight as you do fishtail turns and 360-degree spins at high speeds ...  Read more

Location: Queenstown, New Zealand
Duration: 25 minutes (approx.)

From USD $86.95

Milford Sound Cruise and Optional Coach Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 29 Reviews

Admire the spectacular sights of Milford Sound on a scenic cruise! As you marvel at one of the world’s most incredible natural wonders, see dolphins, seals and ...  Read more

Location: Queenstown, New Zealand
Duration: Varies

From USD $30.33

Glenorchy Movie Locations Tour: The Lord of the Rings

4.5 star rating: Recommended 32 Reviews

If you’re a movie fan or lover of beautiful landscapes, take the opportunity to see film locations from ‘The Lord of the Rings’ films on this Middle-earth tour ...  Read more

Location: Queenstown, New Zealand
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $117.96

Milford Sound Sightseeing Cruise including Optional Lunch

4.5 star rating: Recommended 72 Reviews

Towering peaks and cascading waterfalls - this has to be the spectacular Milford Sound. Described as the 'Eighth Natural Wonder of the World', this cruise will ...  Read more

Location: Milford Sound, New Zealand
Duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes

From USD $39.77

Te Anau Glow Worm Caves Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 137 Reviews

The fascinating Te Anau caves system on the western shore of Lake Te Anau offers an underground adventure that charms visitors of all ages. This tour takes ...  Read more

Location: Te Anau, New Zealand
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $50.55

Dunedin Shore Excursion: Taieri Gorge Railway Tour and City Sightseeing

4.5 star rating: Recommended 90 Reviews

When your cruise ship docks in Dunedin, take a trip through the spectacular scenery surrounding the Taieri River on board the Taieri Gorge Railway. Travel ...  Read more

Location: Dunedin, New Zealand
Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $104.47
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