With a mild climate noticeably cooler than North Island, South Island of New Zealand has four distinct and amazing seasons and many natural wonders to explore around its seashore beaches, Southern Alps, fiords and countryside. With so much space, people come to the island for relaxation in nature. They also come for extreme, invigorating outdoor sports and thrills.
Attractions on South Island
Here are seven of the top things to see in South Island:
Arthur’s Pass National Park – Directly in the centre
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North Island’s Climate
The weather does have a part to play in travel plans. Generally, more than 1,000 millimeters of
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Waitangi Treaty Grounds
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New Zealand has two National Anthems
Along with only two other countries in the world, New Zealand has two official national anthems. The first national anthem is God Save the Queen, with the second being God
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