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Outdoor Adventures in Queenstown

By Viator, July 2018

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 753 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Don’t be fooled by the Minus 5° ice bar—Queenstown isn’t a city where you spend time indoors. While the downtown pubs and trendy restaurants are good for spending evening out on the town, ...  Read more

Wine Lover's Guide to Otago

By Viator, June 2018

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 64 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

When it comes to wine, the city of Dunedin isn’t exactly awash in vineyards. This coastal city of 126,000 residents is better known for the Otago Peninsula, a sprig of land best known for its ...  Read more

Wine Tasting from Christchurch

By Viator, June 2018

4.5 star rating: Recommended 96 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

When most people think of New Zealand and wine, they immediately think of Marlborough and Sauvignon Blanc. While Marlborough is in fact be the nation’s largest wine region, the country is covered in ...  Read more

Mt. Cook Helicopter Tours

By Viator, March 2018

4.5 star rating: Recommended 8 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Famously the training ground for Sir Edmund Hillary’s Everest ascent, Mount Cook (Aoraki), New Zealand’s highest peak, soars 12,316 feet (3,754 meters) into the clouds. But you don’t have to don ...  Read more

Franz Josef & Fox Glacier Helicopter Tours

By Viator, March 2018

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 327 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The glassy rivers and snow-capped peaks of the Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier are among the highlights of New Zealand’s South Island, and the West Coast glaciers are even more spectacular from ...  Read more

Food and Wine Lover's Guide to Queenstown

By Viator, March 2018

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 595 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Queenstown is best known for its electric nightlife, alpine scenery, and adrenaline-pumping activities, but the fun-loving city is also one of the best places on the South Island to sample New ...  Read more

Mt. Cook Tours from Christchurch

By Viator, February 2018

4.5 star rating: Recommended 156 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Soaring 12,315 feet (3,750 meters) over the Southern Alps of New Zealand’s South Island, Mt. Cook (Aoraki) is Australasia’s highest mountain and the grand centerpiece of the Aoraki/Mount Cook ...  Read more

Milford Sound Tours from Queenstown

By Viator, February 2018

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 220 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The dramatic focal point of UNESCO World Heritage-listed Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound is a popular natural wonder on New Zealand’s South Island. Whether you want to cruise the fjord, soar ...  Read more

Top Day Trips From Queenstown

By Viator, January 2018

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 30 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Queenstown has a reputation as New Zealand’s adventure capital, but head a couple of hours out of the city and you’ll be rewarded with some of the South Island’s most photo-worthy landscapes. Here ...  Read more

Maori Cultural Experiences

By Viator, May 2016

4 star rating: Recommended 28 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

On an evening tour from Christchurch you are treated to a truly memorable cultural performance with a traditional Maori Concert consisting of action songs, poi dances and hakas. Take the ...  Read more

3 Days in Christchurch: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, May 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 205 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Christchurch is often described as the most English of New Zealand's cities. But for all its self-consciously inherited charm, it can hold its own as a thoroughly modern New Zealand city. Kiwi art ...  Read more

3 Days in Queenstown: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, May 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 981 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Are you ready for action? If that's a YES! then Queenstown is the place to be, as New Zealand's adrenaline capital. If you're not hell-bent on throwing yourself off a bridge or hurtling down a ...  Read more

Fiordland & Milford Sound Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, March 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 432 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Best of Fiordland: Milford Sound & Te Anau Enjoy the dramatic landscape of magical Fiordland, take a relaxed cruise on the sound or a more active experience with treks and kayaks. Whether ...  Read more

Milford Sound Cruises

By Viator, March 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 107 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Nestled in the UNESCO World Heritage listed Fiordland National Park, Milford Sound is described as the 'Eighth Natural Wonder of the World'. Milford Sound is actually a fiord – a drowned glacial ...  Read more

Franz Josef & Fox Glacier Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, February 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 325 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Taking a guided walk on a glacier has to be one of the coolest experiences you'll have in New Zealand. Whether hovering over the spectacular ice formations by helicopter or strapping on crampons ...  Read more

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