The South Island is the larger of the two main islands of New Zealand, and includes both Christchurch, the 'Garden City', and Queenstown, the 'Tourist Capital of the World'.
The South Island, New Zealand, offers a wide selection of quality tourist attractions and activities for a fun-filled vacation. more
NB: This South Island directory is specifically for tourism companies that cover the South Island. They either have many outlets or are able to offer you a service throughout this part of the country.
Select a South Island, New Zealand, tourist attractions and activities category from the list below.
Proudly owned and operated by New Zealanders, Absolute New Zealand is an award winning, fully licensed travel agency specialising in luxury travel. Over the past decade we've refined our range of exclusive privately escorted, self-guided, and small group tours. Work with one of our friendly travel designers - there to assist from planning right through to while you are travelling.
Exclusive chauffeured / guided off-road Lord of the Rings and Custom Made tours from Christchurch. One day to six weeks throughout the Southern Alps and South Island. Friendly experienced hosts, small groups (Min 2, max 8). Magnificent views guaranteed, no crowds or coaches, unlimited photo stops, homemade refreshments and meals, homely Kiwi accommodation. We offer exclusive quality, not quantity.
We’re Kiwis, and since 1996 we’ve looked after active people with legendary hospitality in the stunning New Zealand outdoors. If you’re into hiking, paddling and biking through parks, valleys, bays and backroads, then join us on one of our handcrafted trips. Explore the local spots, enjoy the highest level of personal service and share plenty of laughs along the way.
A world-renowned mountain guiding company with a legacy of climbing expeditions. We offer 78 expeditions, treks and wilderness journeys to the Himalaya, Antarctica, Arctic, South America, Greenland, Alaska and the Seven Summits in addition to a world class mountaineering guiding service and climbing school in New Zealand and Europe with our IFMGA / NZMGA mountain guides.
Enjoy the thrills of offroad motorcycle and quadbike fun, riding the best high country trails in New Zealand. Trails suitable for novice to experienced riders. Coaching can be arranged for beginners. Includes transport from Christchurch, all riding gear, experienced guide, snacks, drink, latest model trail and quad bikes from 100cc to 450cc. Half-day/day tours departing daily all year.
Adventure Trailrides New Zealand offer corporate tours allowing us to put your team through their paces on an enduro motorcycle or atv quad bike in Christchurch. Our tours are suitable for beginners with coaching available and we can cater for up to 16 people. Single or multi-day options are available as well as lunch or corporate meals.
Specialist Agricultural, Special Interest Tour Operator designing tailor-made nationwide itineraries to support the agricultural sector or your special interest. Experienced staff design itineraries to meet our client’s unique specifications; farm tours, technical visits, business meetings, conferences, farm stay, accommodation, transport, specialist guides, interpreters etc. We proudly share New Zealand's rural heritage, developments, innovations and its unique landscape and culture.
Discover one of the world's premier military aviation collections at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand; from aircraft, engines and assorted parts to medals and personal war stories. Come marvel at our collection, fly a simulator, take a guided tour and enjoy our children's activities. FREE ADMISSION, open daily.
Scenic flights over the South Island’s spectacular Southern Alps. Our high wing Cessna seats five and provides fantastic viewing and photo opportunities. Enjoy unimpeded views as you fly through a landscape of unbelievable grandeur and beauty. Scenic routes include Mt Cook & West Coast Glaciers and the Rangitata Headwaters. Airport transfers from Christchurch to Queenstown or anywhere in between.
Make your New Zealand Glacier Country experience complete and see how the power of the colliding Pacific and Australian continental plates have created the awesome Alps of Westland. Learn what is under us influences the Alpine features. Note: As ticket numbers per tour are limited, to ensure your place please make a booking.
Alpine Jet will take you deep into the foothills of the Southern Alps through the breathtaking Waimakariri River canyon. We are situated only 50 minutes from Christchurch Airport. Breathtaking views, excellent mixture of scenery and excitement, our safari tour option doubles as an eco-experience with magnificent scenery, native bush and wildlife.
Anahata Yoga Retreat is a residential yoga retreat located on a mountain top above sea level, in stunning surroundings next to the Abel Tasman National Park and overlooking Golden Bay in New Zealand. The focus is on yogic lifestyle, health, awareness, relaxation and imbibing yogic skills to create balance in every day life through Yoga Solutions for Life™.
APT is the leading tour operator in New Zealand. Brands include Australian Pacific Touring and Travelmarvel. Select escorted touring itineraries from eight days to three weeks duration by coach and rail, ranging from luxury through to affordable value.
Aroha Luxury New Zealand Tours is at the forefront of authentic, personalized luxury travel. Our expert team curate customized itineraries that will delight you. Leave your cares behind and relax in the unique blend of luxury accommodation that we arrange for your indulgence. Experience our spectacularly beautiful landscapes while participating in an incredible range of outdoor activities.
Unforgettable personalised flights exploring the Mt Aspiring and Fiordland National Parks with birds eye views possible only by helicopter. Take in the grandeur en route to a Milford Sound or Mount Cook experience, or enjoy the tranquillity of Lake Wanaka and its surrounds. Alpine landings included. Available also for airport transfers, filming, fishing etc.
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