New Zealand"s South Island

  • 444 Pages
  • 3.96 MB
  • English
Lonely Planet , Footscray, Vic, Oakland, CA
Other titlesLonely Planet New Zealand"s South Island
StatementCharles Rawlings-Way, Brett Atkinson, Errol Hunt
ContributionsAtkinson, Brett, Hunt, Errol
LC ClassificationsDU430.S57 R39 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination444 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24542994M
ISBN 139781741799118
LC Control Number2010398096

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's New Zealand's South Island is our most comprehensive guide to the South Island, and is perfect for discovering both popular and offbeat experiences.

Looking for wider coverage. Check out Lonely Planet's New Zealand for a comprehensive look at all the country has to /5(34). Nobody knows New Zealand like Lonely Planet, and our 1st edition to its show-stopping South Island brings you the best of the Kiwi adventure.

Whether that's tramping in Fiordland, washing down oysters with wine in Marlborough, skiing the slopes around Queenstown, or taking a city break in Christchurch - 4/5. We are just back from a month in New Zealand, all South Island, and New Zealands South Island book RECOMMEND this book for trip planning and as a resource while there.

South Island is all about amazing nature and that's the focus of this book. Who needs another book with restaurant and hotel recommendations when there are great resources for those things online?/5(88). The South Island is more commonly associated with breath-taking scenery than literature but the vistas seem to have inspired a creative streak as there are plenty of great authors who hail from or were based in New Zealand’s South Island.

Lonely Planet’s New Zealand’s South Island is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you.

Kayak and swim the crystal-clear waters of glorious Abel Tasman National Park; cruise through a world-renowned collage of waterfalls, verdant cliffs and peaks, and dark cobalt waters in Milford Sound; and hike on the Fox Glacier to see crazy.

From turquoise lakes and lush peninsulas to snowcapped mountains and sparkling glaciers, the South Island's majestic landscapes offer awe and adventure in equal measure. With just over a million people scattered acrosssq km, you'll have no trouble finding your own slice of wilderness on New Zealand's 'mainland'.

15 day South Island Natural Discovery self drive tour. 15 days from Christchurch to Christchurch. Accommodation: Luxury Lodges & hotels. Interests: Classic driving tours, Family touring, Honeymoon, Luxury touring, National parks, Walking & hiking.

Explore and enjoy some of New Zealand's unique flora, fauna and scenery on this 15 day South. Book your tickets online for the top things to do in South Island, New Zealand on Tripadvisor: Seetraveler reviews and photos of South Island tourist attractions.

Find what to do today, this weekend, or in June. We have reviews of the best places to see in South Island.

New Zealand is a popular travel destination that has inspired many tales through the country’s literature perfectly captures all facets of its landscapes, from the social to the natural and everything in between.

Take look at 10 reading essentials, fiction and non-fiction alike, everyone should get their hands on before : Thalita Alves. Queenstown, on New Zealand's South Island, is the home to ultimate adventure activities in New Zealand.

Explore one of the New Zealand's top travel destinations and indulge in extreme sports or. The Interislander ferry is the longest running Cook Strait ferry service in New Zealand.

Interislander sails between Wellington (North Island) and Picton (South Island). Our Interislander ferry is known as one of the most beautiful ferry journeys in the world and one of New Zealand's most iconic tourism experiences.

Birdwatching, Stewart Island. Stewart Island is home to New Zealand's largest and most diverse bird population. Here, you can try and spot kaka, albatross, penguins, weka and even kiwis as you walk.

With over km of walking tracks you can explore the beaches and rainforests at your own pace or pick from one of the many tour companies and discover the island's hidden gems.

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The Milford Sounds are actually fjords at the west coast of New Zealand’s south island. The nature and the scenery in the Milford Sounds is incredible and you should definitely take your time and explore this almost magical place.

We drove all the way from Queenstown to Milford Sounds which takes about 4 hours. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Bonus chapter on the Wellington region"--Cover. Includes index. Description: p.: ill. Popular New Zealand Destinations.

Fiji. Fiji Islands, Viti Levu and Mamanucas. Queenstown + Milford Sound; Rotorua. Rotorua, Taupo and Waitomo. Auckland. Auckland, Waiheke Island and Warkworth.

West Coast. West Coast Including Glacier Country. Christchurch. Christchurch, Canterbury and Kaikoura. Abel Tasman. Abel Tasman, Nelson and Picton. Bay. The South Island always looks gorgeous from above, especially during winter in New Zealand.

The mountains, glaciers, lakes, and rivers are guaranteed to impress you, especially if you view them from above. Pick a nice day, book a scenic flight that has a route that passes above Lake Tekapo and Mount Cook, and you’ve got yourself a winner. How to get around the South Island of New Zealand.

Having spent a good chunk on the South Island, I have come to the conclusion that a campervan or hiring a car is the best way to go hands down. Having your own car or campervan simply allows you to get to those hard to reach places, and those places are generally not included with bus travel.

Category Arts & Photography Books; Project Option: Large Format Landscape, 13×11 in, 33×28 cm # of Pages: 96 Publish Date: Language English Tags new zealand, south island.

As his first novel, Hulme takes the reader to the South Island of New Zealand and along the stunning beaches of the west coast. A peculiar mixture of love story and tale of mystery, the novel works around the relationship of three difficult characters: an artist, an adopted father and a son.

South Island New Zealand - Our top 16 places of where to go in New Zealand South Island - If you are looking for spectacular scenery, some amazing places to visit, with a wide range of attractions, activites and South Island ting the South Island of New Zealand are the Southern Alps, which run the full length of the island.

The New Zealand White Pages is the main phone book for residential numbers. You can also search NZ on the International White Pages for general information from the local/national web in New Zealand.

New Zealand White Pages - residential phone numbers; Yellow Pages - Search for business numbers in New Zealand; The South Island, also officially named Te Waipounamu, is the larger of the two major islands of New Zealand in surface area, the other being the smaller but more populous North is bordered to the north by Cook Strait, to the west by the Tasman Sea, and to the south and east by the Pacific South Island coverssquare kilometres (58, sq mi), making it the world's Location: Oceania.

The South Island is the jewel of New Zealand, showcasing some of the most contrasting natural environments you’ll ever see. There’s everything from ancient glaciers to vast golden beaches, majestic sounds carving through sky-­scraping mountains to lush rolling farmland.

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Below, Top Tourist Attractions in the South Island of New Zealand to. Top 20 Best Things to Do in South Island of New Zealand BY Aileen Adalid / 33 Comments As the larger landmass of the two major islands in New Zealand, the South Island (Te Waipounamu) is highly renowned for its majestic natural landscapes given its number.

New Zealand Surf Spot Map Now on with the surf info. New Zealand is made up of two main islands, the North Island and South Island. The main source of swell for both is from the low pressure systems of the roaring forties but New Zealand is fortunate to pick up swell from just about anywhere.

Discover amazing tours through New Zealand South Island visiting places like Queenstown and Christchurch. Most travellers enjoy exploring our New Zealand South Island trips in March, making it the most popular time of the year. Find here the best itineraries for 3 weeks in New Zealand.

/5(). Visiting the South Island really was a dream come true, and the entire time made me feel like an honorary “Rider of Rohan”. Lord of the Rings jokes, anyone.

LOL. THANKS SO MUCH FOR READING EVERYONE. Disclaimer: I traveled with Kiwi Experience as a part of a New Zealand campaign, and received a lot of these activities complimentary.

New Zealand consists of many islands, estimated around six hundred, mainly remnants of a larger land mass now beneath the sea. The following is a list of islands of New Zealand.

Each of the two larger main islands – where most of the population lives – has two official names, in English and in the Māori are the North Island or Te Ika-a-Māui, and the South Island or Te. New Zealand South Island Tours - over great tour ideas.

Experience dramatic scenery, landscapes and wonderful hospitality on a South Island New Zealand tour. We have over great itineraries exploring the South Island by coach from escorted and guided tours to highly flexible Thrifty Tours which depart every single day.

Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. New Zealand's South Island in Colour This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far.

New Zealand's climate gets warmer the further north you go, so the North Island is generally much warmer than the South. Head north of Auckland to the subtropical Bay of Islands and you'll stays warm even in the winter months! Popular with families and honeymooners, the Coromandel Peninsula is another region famous for its wonderful beaches and.SAVE!

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A South Island Road trip is the best way to see this beautiful part of New Zealand! The South Island is much bigger than most people think. If you plan on seeing the whole of the island, it can be a long and arduous trip, but it’s well worth it!

There are many great places to visit on the South Island, such as Milford Sound and Queenstown.