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information, tourism, business, accommodation and agribusiness in southern New Zealand

Welcome to New Zealand South's Tourism South web page - an information site which includes visitor information, travel,
tour guides, translation services, accommodation and events listings.

Tourism is one of New Zealand's major industries. There are more than 1.5 million visitors each year.

Visitor Information Sites
Otago Goldfields Heritage Trail - follow old gold trails throughout Otago, or join a cavalcade
Central Otago Visitor Information Centre - comprehensive site with what to see and do in Central Otago
New Zealand Heritage Trails Foundation- Explore New Zealand's unique cultural, historic and natural heritage through an inter-linking national network of trails for self-driving, walking or cycling
Central Otago Wine Trail- The Central Otago Wine Trail takes through New Zealand's fastest developing and southern-most wine-growing region. Tasting can be done at various vineyards and wineries through the region which is now known especially for fine red Pinot Noirs and other cool climate varieties
Tourism Cromwell - Tourism and accommodation operators in Cromwell, half an hour's drive from Queenstown.
Otago Central Rail Trail - The Otago Central Rail Trail has been developed as a walking, horse riding and cycling route. View stunning scenery and experience a sense of remoteness and history in the south island of New Zealand

Tour Guides

Central Otago Tours & Wildflower Walks Historic,  landscape, scenic, general, vineyard, and wild flower tours and walks in Central Otago, near Queenstown, South Island, New Zealand
Fiordland Guides Ltd, Te Anau Guided hiking, fishing, hunting and specialist activities in scenic Fiordland National Park and Southwest New Zealand World Heritage Area. Self-contained log cabin accommodation.
Trout Fishing Services - incorporating Lake Dunstan Fishing Services - offering the best of fly fishing in New Zealand's Southern Lakes with a professional fishing guide
Makarora Lakeland Fishing - Makarora and the headwaters of Lake Wanaka offer supreme fishing amongst some of New Zealand's finest mountain scenery
Southern Fly Water Trout Tours Guided trout fishing tours in Southland region - only 90 minutes drive from Queenstown, Te Anau and Central Otago. Day and overnight fly fishing tours with a taste of our famous southern hospitality
Fiordland Wilderness Experiences - Seakayaking and Mountain Biking from Te Anau
Milford Sound Cruises, Tours and Walks - Explore Milford Sound with our legendary unhurried Fiordland day trips departing from Te Anau, a lakeside resort on the edge of Fiordland World Heritage Area.
Tawaki Dive - Diving in the cool clear waters of scenic Fiordland
Southern Lakes Pack Horse Trekking - Nic Kagan Guiding - riding in high country or bush clad river valleys
Southern Lakes Back Country Skiing - Nic Kagan Guiding - ski touring, cross country or telemark skiing in New Zealand's southern alps with a professional ski guide
Independent Mountain Guides - Mountain guiding and instruction, rockclimbing instruction, ski touring, snow shoeing, ice climbing, ropes skills courses, film and commercial work, location safety, rescue techniques, Himalayan guided climbs
Alpine Sports, Queenstown - specialist hiking, rock and mountain climbing retailer located in downtown Queenstown
Brilliant Tours - an independent tour operator based in Christchurch specialising in small group tours of the South Island (2 to 8 persons) as well as Christchurch & Canterbury day tours.
Queenstown Llamas - "... if you enjoy animals, the great outdoors of New Zealand, fine wine and gourmet food, then you'll love Llama Packing"
Canterbury TrailsWe offer exclusive private and personally guided tours within the South Island. We also offer a tranquil Bed & Breakfast in our home located on the hills above Christchurch.
Kahurangi Guided Walks - based in Takaka Golden Bay, we specialise in guided walks in the Kahurangi National Park including the Cobb Valley, Mount Arthur Tablelands and the Heaphy Track  
Alpine Recreation Ltd offers hiking, climbing and ski touring in the Mount Cook Region of the Southern Alps of New Zealand.

Kayak & Outdoor Gold Rush- multisport event March - updates and results
Otago Goldfields Cavalcade - annual horseback, wagon and walking cavalcade over historic pioneer's trails in Otago's hinterlands
Central Otago Wine and Food Festival- annual celebration of Central Otago wines and food held in February Central Otago Pinot Noir Celebration - celebration of Pinot Noir wines - February
Ranfurly Rural Art Deco Weekend- February
Dunedin Rhododendron Festival - Every year in the third week in October, Dunedin celebrates the exotic beauty of its rhododendrons.


 New Zealand Tourism Board - 100% Pure New Zealand

 Central Otago Visitor Information Centre - comprehensive site with what to see and do in Central Otago
Wanaka Information Site
Arrowtown Information Site
Tourism Cromwell
Destination Queenstown
Fiordland information site
comprehensive information about Fiordland National Park
Discover Southland
City of Dunedin
Whats on Christchurch
Glacier Country - West Coast
Marlborough - Discover Paradise


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