Paradise Found

The Southern Alps. The Tongariro volcanoes. The Fiordland rain forest. “There is something archetypal about the scenery here, as though someone copied the planet’s most distinctive landscapes and jammed them all on two islands….New Zealand is the ultimate fantasy landscape”. But Middle Earth acolytes are warned to dig deeper: “Those who go to New Zealand just to chase hobbits are likely to miss the true enchantment of the land down under.”


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Your Ultimate South Island Travel Guide

Your Ultimate South Island Travel Guide

“New Zealand’s South Island is undoubtedly one of the world’s most beautiful places, where golden beaches and dense rainforests border the snow-capped Southern Alps and adventures are endless. But for those…