Adventuring on South Island, New Zealand
Food & Wine
Beauty abounds on South Island in Queenstown, New Zealand. It is a stunning destination with incredible nature and plenty of activities for everyone to partake in. From extreme sports like bungee jumping and whitewater rafting to winery-hopping and even familial establishments, South Island has got it all. I can assure you that it is one of the most unique places in the world that makes for a memorable holiday.
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Where to stay in South Island, New Zealand
Matakauri Lodge offers luxury lodge accommodation in Queenstown and overlooks a mesmerizing panorama.
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Things to do in South Island, New Zealand
For the more adventurous, plenty of high-adrenaline activities are available. For example, you can go to one of the original bungee jumps over the Kawarau River or whitewater rafting with RealNZ. New Zealand is an actual adventure land.
Golfers can head to Jack's Point for the 18-hole par 72 championship course on Lake Wakatipu.
Te Anau is a stopover option en route from Queenstown and Fiordland Lodge offers all the World Heritage views!
Eat & drink in South Island, New Zealand
Sherwood's Restaurant: Organic and hyper-local restaurant at the Sherwood hotel with a lovely atmosphere and great food.
Vudu Cafe: This is a local favorite for breakfast or lunch, serving seasonal delights and killer pancakes.
Yonder: Excellent coffee and baked goods, and a great place to come with your laptop to work in the mornings.
Amisfield: One of the local crown jewels, this restaurant features stunning views and gourmet food and wine. Fun fact: Prince William and the Dutchess dropped in here on their New Zealand tour.
The Millhouse Restaurant: Located at the Millbrook resort, this restaurant has a relaxed yet refined atmosphere and something for everyone on the menu.
Aosta: Authentic Italian restaurant in Arrowtown, New Zealand.
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