South Island

Discover New Zealand’s most scenic mountain pass. In some parts of the world, it is not advised to leave your bags unattended due to thieves. In Arthur’s Pass National Park, the baggage ha
Backpacking in the Canterbury region of New Zealand. Stretching down the east coast of the South Island, Canterbury is made up of 10 districts making it the largest region in New Zealand. There’
What to do in Temuka, A classic Kiwi country town. Locals flock to Temuka to see a Kiwi town “like they were back in the days”, while international visitors might enjoy a town offering dif
What to do in Oxford, the Hidden Gem of Canterbury. Travellers are always surprised at how hard it is to leave this rural town in Canterbury. Located on the foothills of the Southern Alps, about 55km
What to do in Timaru, the hub of South Canterbury. Located right in between Dunedin and Christchurch, Timaru is a great place to stay the night on your South Island road trip. The large town has plent
What to do in Methven, Canterbury’s awesome little ski town. In the heart of the Canterbury region’s nine ski areas and the closest town to the largest ski field in Canterbury, Methven is
What to do in Kaiapoi, Christchurch’s “river town”. The first town you will come across when heading north of Christchurch is the picturesque river town of Kaiapoi. The town has two