We all know the beauty that England holds. From Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Stonehenge, to adventurous activities like river cruises, or hiking on the South West Coast, the opportunities are endless. However, if you are a lover of all things British, then you will quickly become a lover of the Kiwi country, New Zealand. In fact, if you didn’t know, England once ruled the island country, drawing similarities between each country. With that being said, if you are looking for an experience of a lifetime, check out these NZ South Island tours that will strike resemblances to England but in a whole new way.
1. Milford Sound and Fiordland National Park Tour
In New Zealand, one of the most popular destinations is Milford Sound. This location offers stunning views of snow-covered mountains, breathtaking fjords, and verdant greenery. Today, the Milford Sound and Fiordland National Park NZ South Island Tour is one of the most popular attractions in the country. This full day event is designed for small groups and includes ample photography moments. If you sign up for this specific NZ South Island tour, you will get a special Kiwi-style barbeque overlooking beautiful scenery. Keep a look out for some fur seals on your adventure!
2. Heli-Hike Franz Josef Glacier Walk
Have you ever dreamt of getting to explore a glacier before? With Franz Josef’s NZ South Island Tour, you will hike through ice caves and fly in a helicopter to the tops of New Zealand’s well-known glaciers. The best part about these tours is that you are not required to purchase your own hiking equipment – everything is provided. Explore the beautiful Alps of New Zealand and learn some fascinating history about how New Zealand was formed. At the end of this tour, travelers will have the opportunity to swim in one of New Zealand’s many hot pools.
3. Dart River ‘Funyak’ Canoe and Jet Boat Tour
The Dart River NZ South Island Tour is a full-day experience, providing travelers with the chance to canoe and ride in a jet boat through some of New Zealand’s most beautiful nature scenes. The tour begins in Queenstown with a coach ride over to Glenorchy, where Lord of the Rings was filmed. Tourists will have the opportunity to paddle in inflatable canoes, also known as funyaks, and speed through the streams with a jet boat.
This tour will reveal top secret streams and hot pools that even Kiwis don’t know about. The best part about this entire tour is the beautiful wildlife that awaits your journey. Be sure to wave and take pictures!
For lovers of British culture and adventure, a trip to New Zealand will surely not disappoint. In fact, after one trip, you will be ready to plan another!