You've probably heard of Abel Tasman National Park, it's one of the most beautiful spots in New Zealand.   Here are our picks for what to see and to do in and around Abel Tasman.  Perched at the top of the South Island, Abel Tasman National Park is famous for its stunning coastal vistas.

As Kiwis born and bred in New Zealand, the natural wonderland of the South Island is our backyard and favourite playground. Thinking about a trip down-under?

Picture this: you are in a pretty seaside town, where down-to-earth kiwis greet you like they’ve known you forever. Next minute you’ve travelled back in time – Maori are cooking a hangi in a traditional earth-oven.

At the very tip of New Zealand’s South Island, Abel Tasman National Park is known for its picturesque coastal beauty. The spaces between trees and tide line are filled with calm, golden beaches; marble headlands jut out into the ocean and clear streams tumble lazily towards the beaches.

Linking Mount Aspiring National Park with Fiordland National Park, this famous hike – one of New Zealand’s nine Great Walks – offers an epic adventure in the Great Outdoors.

The mountains, glaciers, lakes and rainforests of New Zealand’s South Island are famous the world over. It’s these landscapes that have become the ‘face’ of New Zealand; earning the country a reputation for stunning wilderness and a clean environment.

Perched on the shores of an expansive lake and nestled amongst grand mountains, Wanaka is one of New Zealand’s prettiest and most down to earth towns. It’s a great place to spend a little time, and there's ample fun to had - both on the water and in the surrounding landscape.

The West Coast of New Zealand is wild place with a fascinating and colourful heritage.

Time and time again, our visitors rave about those special tour experiences that reveal the quintessential New Zealand, and down in Ashburton in the South Island, there is a little corner of paradise we'd love to introduce. 

The sky scraping peaks, hanging valleys and rainforest-clad slopes of Fiordland’s Milford Sound make it one of New Zealand’s ‘must see’ destinations for visitors. But what’s the best way to truly experience this natural wonderland?