South Island of New Zealand

The South Island of New Zealand is the larger of the two main islands but it has only about one-third of the population. New Zealand’s South Island is without a doubt one of the world’s most beautiful places. The island is packed with everything an outdoors person could imagine. The island has golden sand beaches,…

Read More

Fiordland National Park – New Zealand

Fiordland National Park is the geographic region in the south-western corner of the south island of New Zealand. The majority of the national park is dominated by the steep sided snow-capped Southern Alps, deep lakes and glacier carved sea flooded western valleys (fiords). Fiordland National Park is part of the World Heritage Site of Te…

Read More

Milford Sound – New Zealand

Milford Sound sits within Fiordland National Park in the Southwest part of New Zealand’s South Island. Milford Sound is the highlight of Fiordland National Park and is the most popular tourist attractions in New Zealand. Despite its name, Milford Sound is actually a fiord and not a sound. When it was discovered it was thought…

Read More