Luxury Holidays to New Zealand's South Island with Elegant Resorts
A luxury holiday with Elegant Resorts to New Zealand’s South Island promises ultra-comfortable travel and top-class adventures amid outstanding natural beauty, with scenery comprising tranquil lakes, wild rivers, lush forests and rugged mountains. The Southern Alps, a massive range including the country's highest peak of Mount Cook, measuring 3,754m, create a natural spine throughout the region. Fiordland is a must-visit attraction, showcasing a glacier-carved landscape of river valleys, including the splendid Milford Sound. Other National Parks (there are an impressive ten in total!) include Abel Tasman, Nelson Lakes, Arthur's Pass and Mount Aspiring. These majestic wilderness areas incorporate World Heritage Sites, fiords, glaciers, lakes, ski slopes, craggy coastlines and native forests.
Wine connoisseurs should head for the Marlborough Region, celebrated across the world for producing exquisite Sauvignon Blancs. Meanwhile, the area is home to some charming cities – the largest is Christchurch, known for its manicured parks and strikingly English character, whilst Dunedin is a flawlessly-preserved Victorian settlement with a fascinating Scottish heritage.