South Island

South Island’s Best Timeshare Destinations

The South Island of New Zealand is a truly unique destination that has so much to offer. It is the largest of the two islands, and offers a unique combination of ocean and mountains, surrounded by amazing mountains, glaciers and lakes. There is plenty to see and do while you are there with whale watching, dolphin and seal snorkelling. You can immerse yourself into the wilderness and find plenty of adventure for your inner thrill-seeker. Some of the highlights include Abel Tasman National Park, Nelson Lakes National Park, Franz Josef Glacier, Lake Matheson, and more.


Known as the adventure capital of the world, Queenstown is the birthplace of bungy jumping with many more thrill sports adding to the list over the years. You can enjoy rafting, skydiving, zip lining, off-road driving, climbing, abseiling, canyoning, caving and more. Create your bucket list and get exploring. It’s also a great place to ski in winter, with plenty of scenery to check out as well. It’s the perfect destination to visit at any time of the year.


Located on the East Coast of New Zealand’s South Island, Christchurch combines history and culture with activity and adventure. There are plenty of ways you can explore and enjoy the city, including their double decker tourist bus, hiring a bike, going on a gondola, jumping on a tram, or simply popping on your walking shoes. You can ski, bungy jump, raft, surf, swim, play golf, see whales, dolphins and seals, visit wineries and gardens, shop and so much more. It is one of those places that just keeps giving.


Just out of Christchurch, Akaroa is nestled in the depths of an ancient volcano. It is rich with French and British history with plenty of architecture and galleries for a culture fix. Their waters are home to the rarest marine dolphin, with Flea Bay the best place to see the largest little penguin colony on mainland New Zealand.


Nestled between mountain ranges, Omarama means the place of light. The air above the town is loved by glider pilots with plenty of tours on offer, and their hot tubs making the perfect place to unwind after a busy day. You can soak up some New Zealand culture in the process, enjoying learning about the wool industry, watching a sheepdog demonstration or petting the lambs. The Ahuriri River is known as a great spot for fly fishing and enjoying a picnic, with Lake Benmore offering a chance for boats to escape onto the water. Clay Cliffs is also located nearby, and is worth the trip for your chance to see the towering ridges and step into a Western movie.


Located in the Alps, Wanaka draws visitors from around the world thanks to the natural beauty that is on offer. There are plenty of ways to keep yourself entertained during your stay. Find the adventurer in you and climb alongside the Twin Falls, skydive in one of the most scenic places in the world, or jump, climb and abseil one of the many canyons. Wanaka is also known for its slightly quirky attractions, including the National Transport and Toy Museum, Puzzling World and Warbirds and Wheels.

Lake Hawea

Located in the Otago region of New Zealand, Lake Hawea is a place where you can feast your eyes on some of the most amazing scenery around the world. Known for being an outdoor paradise, you can boat, swim, kayak, ride, walk, or soak up the sun’s rays on the beach. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a day trip, or to simply unwind for a well-earned holiday. There are plenty of scenic photo points not to be missed on your tours, with stunning tracks and trails to take you off the beaten track and exploring some marvelous sites.


This iconic place on the South Island is well-known for its grassy landmarks, glossy lakes and snow-capped mountains. The highest point in Canterbury is the highest point in New Zealand, with Mount Cook standing at 3,754 metres. It’s also an adventure sports paradise offering hang gliding, heli biking, bungee jumping, snowboarding, jet boating, rafting and skydiving. For those wanting to sit back and relax, you can swim with the dolphins and enjoy a dip in a thermal pool afterwards to unwind.

Mt Hutt

Mt Hutt is known very well for one thing in particular, and that’s snow. It is the perfect destination for a laid back ski holiday with the family, with its ski fields that are great for beginners through to the pros. The place receives an average of 4m of snowfall each season, offering extraordinary views that are hard to beat. On a clear day, you can see one side of the country to the other, offering plenty of fun for the whole family.