Mystical Places to Visit in New Zealand South Island

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Places to Visit in New Zealand South Island

Here is the list of 4 Mystical Places to Visit in New Zealand South Island

1. Christchurch - The Garden City of New Zealand

Christchurch - The Garden City of New Zealand
4.2 /5

Known For : Christchurch Botanic Gardens Avon River Christchurch Gondola

Christchurch is New Zealand's third largest city and the largest city of the South Island. It is a hub for English culture and heritage in New Zealand, combined with some of the best gardens in the world, earning it international acclaim as the 'Garden City'. The modern buildings of the city, blended with the Gothic architecture of remnants of the Victorian era heritage of Christchurch and the Canterbury region.

Best Time: November to April

49 Christchurch Attractions

2. Fiordland National Park, Te-anau

Fiordland National Park, Te-anau
3.8 /5

The power of Fiordland’s untouched splendor and scenery never ceases to enthrall travellers. It is among the most beautiful and dramatic parts of New Zealand.Now over 1.2 million hectares in size, Fiordland National Park was established in the year 1952. It encompasses rainforests, lakes, and mountains. The Department of Conservation in New Zealand administers this National Park. 

3. Dunedin - The Edinburgh of New Zealand

Dunedin - The Edinburgh of New Zealand
4.3 /5

Known For : Tunnel Beach Speights Brewery Otago Peninsula

Cosily tucked up in the steep hills of the Otago region in the South Island area, Dunedin is the best-kept secret of New Zealand. Named so because of the Gaelic name for Edingburgh, Dun Eidann, the city is also popularly known as the “Edinburgh of New Zealand” and identifies strongly with its Scottish heritage. Punctuated by classical 19th century Victorian and Edwardian architecture, Dunedin is majorly compact and can be best explored on foot.

30 Dunedin Attractions

4. Milford Sound, Queenstown

Milford Sound, Queenstown
4.3 /5

Situated towards the southwest of the south island of New Zealand, Milford Sound is a fiord belonging to the Fiordland National Park and is also common between the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site and Milford Marine reserve. It is one of the top tourist destinations of New Zealand. Despite what the name suggests, it is not a sound but is a fiord. 

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