When visiting the south island of New Zealand, it is New Zealands face for the great outdoor. Examples of which come no bigger or better than Queenstown, Wanaka & The Milford Sound. It is bigger in size but with one third of the population of its North Island neighbour. You would not be blamed for thinking that the South Island just feels bigger, especially with its sprawling landscapes.
Queenstown makes this island known as the adventure island of New Zealand, combining this with the large amounts of open land, make tourism and farming the main industries down south.This is the highlight of New Zealand for most people due to the countless activities and incredible nightlife. Highlights are without doubt Skydiving, Bungy Jumping, Snowboarding and Skiing in Queenstown and Wanaka. Check out below for a list of awesome South Island activities.