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Recommend a minimum of 2 weeks to complete this South Island New Zealand itinerary
This itinerary incorporates the lower South Island of New Zealand. The arrival point of this itinerary is Canterbury where you can pick up your rental vehicle.
Travel down to the historic city of Dunedin then on to the Southland region taking in Invercargill and the Southern Scenic Route. This itinerary then takes you into the world famous Fiordland area, followed by Central Otago, world famous for it's Pinot Noir.
Your next stop is Wanaka/Lake Hawea where many activities are on offer, including fly fishing for brown trout. Then on to the Queenstown/Southern Lakes District. Queenstown is the adventure capital of the world and offers a variety of things to do for both adrenalin seekers and travellers of all ages.
From here head inland to Aoraki Mt Cook, NZ's highest peak and into MacKenzie Country.
This itinerary finishes in the Canterbury region where both national and international flights are available from the recently refurbished Christchurch Airport.
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