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Southern South Island

Southern South Island

An area of contrasts. Home of “adventure capital of the world” Queenstown, which unfortunately not many travellers get beyond.  Queenstown is a picturesque alpine village with a great buzz where you can find lots of young people, and lots of easily accessible commercial activities - bungy jumping, jetboating, rafting, and now also wonderful wine tours.

Most people take a trip to Milford Sound which is beautiful but tends to get rather crowded.

For those who want to go further or have the budget to do so - there is a lot of Fiordland which is remote and untouched and accessible by helicopter, Wanaka with its abundant sunshine, the rocky landscapes of Central Otago, which is developing its tourism in a sophisticated and low-volume manner, and Stewart Island for those who want to go as far south as possible. Not a place to miss, there are several ways to approach this area which can change it from adrenaline-fed volume backpacking to breathtaking and elegant beauty.

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