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Lonely Planet New Zealand’s South Island is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Skiing the scenic slopes around Queenstown, encounter wild kiwis on unspoilt Stewart Island, or indulge in deliciously fresh seafood in Kaikoura; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of New Zealand’s South Island and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet’s New Zealand’s South Island Travel Guide:
- Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
- Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
- Essential info at your fingertips – hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
- Honest reviews for all budgets – eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
- Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience – history, art, literature, cinema, music, politics, landscapes, wildlife, national parks, Maori culture.
- Over 30 maps
- Covers Marlborough & Nelson, The West Coast, Christchurch & Canterbury, Dunedin & Central Otago, Queenstown & Wanaka, Fiordland and more
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet New Zealand’s South Island, our most comprehensive guide to New Zealand’s South Island, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.
- Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet’s New Zealand guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer.
Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Brett Atkinson, Sarah Bennett, Peter Dragicevich and Lee Slater.
About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world’s leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.