What’s not to love about a New Zealand rail journey? You’ll cherish every moment on the Coastal Pacific, the TranzAlpine Train and the Taieri Gorge Railway.
Considered the most scenic region in the country, Fiordland is an obligatory stop on the South Island. The crowning jewel is the World Heritage-listed fjord, Milford Sound. You'll be blown away by the scenery during a full-day cruise past hulking mountains and waterfalls.
From farm to fork, net to plate, vineyard to glass, the flavours of New Zealand produce are an experience in their own right. On South Island, you’ll be treated to some of the best Mackenzie Country produce during dinner at Rakinui Restaurant at Peppers Bluewater Resort.
Making your way from the North Island to the South is will be one of your favourite parts of your holiday thanks to the Interislander Ferry. The three-and-a-half-hour trip through the Marlborough and Queen Charlotte sounds regarded as one of the most picturesque ferry rides in the world.
Home to Fox and Franz Josef glaciers, Westland Tai Poutini National Park runs from the Southern Alps to the Tasman sea on the west coast of the South Island. The advance of these two glaciers has created astonishing scenery of immense valleys and majestic craggy peaks that tower above you.