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The South Island also officially named Te Waipounamu, is the larger of the two major islands of New Zealand in surface area; known for its mountains, lakes and amazing glaciers, the other being the smaller but more populous North Island. The Southern Alps, home to 3,724m-high Aoraki Mt. Cook, run along the entire length of the island. In the southwest is Fiordland National Park, which includes Milford Sound. In the north is Abel Tasman National Park, known for its trails and ocean views . Queenstown is famed for adventure sports like bungee jumping and skiing.

Hotels and lodgingEdit

Century Park Motor Lodge

Settlers Motel

Bay Vista Waterfront Motel

Bluestone on George

Hanmer Apartments

Millbrook Resort

Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel


Milford Sound - Glaciers, camping, hiking, waterfalls and more.

Fox Glacier

Otago Peninsula

Fiordland National Park

Lake Wanaka


Maps and transportationEdit

===Getting to South Island===  

Flying into Queenstown Airport would be your best option. There are also ferries from the North Island, if you fly into Auckland.     ===Exploring South Island=== 

Practical information and resourcesEdit




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