LOWER SOUTH NEW ZEALAND. EASY TO GET TO, HARD TO LEAVE.

FESTIVALS

Dunedin craft beer & food festival

Dunedin craft beer & food festival

Great food, craft beer, live music & homebrew competitions. There's so much to do in Dunedin this spring!

TOURS

CYCLING ADVENTURES FOR EVERYONE

CYCLING ADVENTURES FOR EVERYONE

Central Otago is home to the spectacular Otago Central Rail Trail, Roxburgh Gorge and Clutha Gold Trails.

TRAVEL AND EXPLORE

Find your winter escape!

Find your winter escape!

Ski your way through New Zealand's Lower South. Discover six best ski areas and resorts in New Zealand Lower South.

TOURS AND EXPERIENCES

Congratulations to our Ohau Snow Fields competition winner

Congratulations to our Ohau Snow Fields competition winner

Paula H. was the lucky winner of our Ohau Snow Fields give away. If you're thinking about a trip - its not too late to add Ohau Snowfields to your winter itinerary.

TRAVEL AND EXPLORE

Fiordland Outdoors Co. Releases new 5-star trip - Ultimate Mountains to Sea

Fiordland Outdoors Co. Releases new 5-star trip - Ultimate Mountains to Sea

Our newest Crafted Journey is a 5-star, ecologically diverse and historical Fiordland experience like no other. Find out more...

TOURS AND EXPERIENCES

Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust

Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust

The Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust is an organisation highly respected by the Minister of Conservation for its work in the preservation of the endangered yellow-eyed penguin.

ACCOMMODATION

Experience Milford Sound and the 'Big Five' Glacier Scenic Flight with Air Milford.

Experience Milford Sound and the 'Big Five' Glacier Scenic Flight with Air Milford.

This unique scenic flight departs Queenstown airport for journey that take you to some of Mt Aspiring & Fiordland National Parks largest Glaciers. These include the Rob Roy, Bonar, Jura, Volta, Dart, Olivine, and Donne Glaciers.

FOOD AND DRINK

Mt Difficulty Cellar Door

Mt Difficulty Cellar Door

The perfect spot to experience Mt Difficulty's unique hospitality while taking in the magical views of Bannockburn's dramatic rugged rock and thyme landscape.

TOURS AND EXPERIENCES

EAT.TASTE.CENTRAL

EAT.TASTE.CENTRAL

Spend quality time with your tastebuds in Central Otago, this spring. Head to Central Otago for Eat.Taste.Central, an event where you can take your palate to somewhere it hasn’t been before.

FLIGHTS

BOOK EARLY FARES

BOOK EARLY FARES

Fly Brisbane to Dunedin with Virgin Australia, check out the book early fare specials here!

TOURS AND EXPERIENCES

See Fleetwood Mac in Dunedin.

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LOWER SOUTH NEW ZEALAND. GET THE FAMILY TOGETHER.

WILDLIFE

Royal Albatross Centre

See Albatross colonies this spring!

Visit between September and November to see the world’s only mainland breeding Albatross Colony at Taiaroa Head

ROAD TRIP

Wildlife Adventure Roadtrip

The Catlins, the spectacular coastal stretch between Balclutha and Invercargill, boasts a rugged beauty and untouched quality that is magnetic. (Image: Sam Deuchrass)

ACCOMMODATION

Te Anau Top 10 Holiday Park

Located in central Te Anau with accommodation and facilities to suit all travelers, including families, backpackers, business visitors and groups – accommodation doesn’t come any more comfortable and convenient.

TRAVEL AND EXPLORE

Find your winter escape!

Ski your way through New Zealand's Lower South. Discover six best ski areas and resorts in New Zealand Lower South.

TOURS AND EXPERIENCES

Larnach Castle

Situated on the picturesque Otago Peninsula, Larnach Castle is one of New Zealand’s premier visitor attractions.

TOURS AND EXPERIENCES

The kids will dig this!!

Dig This Invercargill is New Zealand's only heavy equipment playground. Get ready to rip, push and pull your way to a whole new level of excitement.

TOURS AND EXPERIENCES

Highlands Supercar - Experience the ExceptionaL

Reaching up to 100 km/h in just 3 seconds and powered by a 661hp, 3.9L Twin-Turbo V8, The Highlands Supercar Fast Dash in Cromwell is a true bucket-list experience. Watch this video for a taste of Supercar adrenalin.

TOURS AND EXPERIENCES

FLYING TO LOWER SOUTH

Planning a trip to New Zealand and looking for the best way to get here? Here’s everything you need to know about flying to New Zealand’s South Island.

Lower South New Zealand has partnered with GO Rentals to ensure the best rental car experience you’ve ever had!

We’re 100% dedicated to making your car hire adventure, or your mission from A to B, a roaring success. We’re not just about the destination. We’re all about the journey.

With 6 car rental branches spread evenly throughout New Zealand, including Queenstown and Dunedin, you’re never far from a GO rental car.

Fly direct from Brisbane to Dunedin with Virgin Australia today! In about 3.5 hours you can land in New Zealand’s Lower South Island. Virgin Australia flies direct from Brisbane to Dunedin Airport every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

Virgin Australia flies direct from Brisbane to Queenstown seven days a week.

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