South Island

New Zealand travel: virtual experiences

Get a taste of New Zealand through virtual travel

For a little inspiration to plan your own trip in the future, here are some of the best ways you can experience New Zealand right now, virtually.

Lindis mirrored pods New Zealand

Lindis mirrored pods: New Zealand’s new ultra-sleek accommodation

Built with double-glazed mirrored walls that reflect the area’s stunning scenery, these new Lindis pods make for the perfect eco escape.

West Coast Cool: New Zealand Glacier

West coast cool: a visit to New Zealand’s glaciers

A luxury guided holiday of South Island is one of the best ways to see glaciers before they disappear.

Mahu Whenua Homestead, Wanaka, New Zealand

Seek sanctuary in New Zealand

The luxurious Mahu Whenua lodge is now open, offering four beautifully appointed suites and stunning landscape views

A beginner’s guide to Mt Hutt, NZ

Just a 90 minute drive from Christchurch, Mt Hutt is a winter playground that can satisfy snow bunnies on and off piste

New Zealand's South Island seafood trail

The pristine waters of the vast surrounding oceans offer some of the best seafood in the world

Scenes of South Island

New Zealand’s stunningly wild South Island, beautifully captured in a series of dramatic photographs

Fleurs Place, Moeraki, Otago New Zealand

Local and available ingredients set the course of the menu, while Fleur Sullivan’s cooking and passion defines the tastes you will savour

New Zealand's best hikes

New Zealand is known for its walks, with the Milford and Routeburn Tracks among the best