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Ranked #1 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
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Milford Track (Fiordland National Park)
Ranked #2 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Hiking Trails; Mountains
Believed to be one of the most scenic walking routes in the world, this trail is in the heart of Fiordland National Park.
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Routeburn Track (Te Anau)
Ranked #3 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Hiking Trails
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Abel Tasman Coast Track (Abel Tasman National Park)
Ranked #4 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Hiking Trails
Owner description: Hiking (or "tramping" as New Zealanders call it) from one end to the other of this 32-mile track will take days, so if you're... more » Owner description: Hiking (or "tramping" as New Zealanders call it) from one end to the other of this 32-mile track will take days, so if you're time-constrained, pick up a section of it. The view can't be beat as you walk through sandy bays and lagoons, past coves and estuaries. « less
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Ben Lomond Walkway (Queenstown)
Ranked #5 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Hiking Trails
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Ranked #6 of 104 Sports in South Island
Owner description: A 224 acre wonderland, that offers a wide selection of adrenaline activities all set in the most stunning manicured grounds.... more » Owner description: A 224 acre wonderland, that offers a wide selection of adrenaline activities all set in the most stunning manicured grounds. A 650m go-kart track, dirt buggys, track activities at speed, wine experience, vineyards, national motorsport museum, restaurant & bar, and mini-golf and of course the 4.5km international standard race circuit! « less
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Stu's Fly Shop (Queenstown)
Ranked #7 of 104 Sports in South Island
Owner description: Stu's World Famous Fishing Shop is the only physical fly shop in New Zealand. Do you want to go fishing with Stu? He is... more » Owner description: Stu's World Famous Fishing Shop is the only physical fly shop in New Zealand. Do you want to go fishing with Stu? He is Australasia's first Certified FFF Master Fly Casting Instructor and owner of the NZ Fly Fishing School. Visit one of 30 lakes and rivers, all within an hour's drive of the shop. We can arrange: Backcountry Fly Fishing Road Trips, where you stay in an historic cottage or camp out. Helicopter Guiding and water taxis for an unforgettable experience One or multiple-day NZ Fly Fishing Schools: learn the basics about equipment, trout and their feeding habits, trout entomology (food), trout flies, tackle, equipment, leaders and their construction, basic knots and casting. Been fly-fishing for years, but getting too many tangles? Or just want to get better? Learn how to double haul for distance, reach cast and wiggle cast. Get ahead of the game with some professional advice from Stu! We have a range of multi-day guiding packages, road trips and camping out options, which can depart from Queenstown. « less
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Ranked #8 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
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Ranked #9 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Golf Courses
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Ranked #10 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Hiking Trails
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Ranked #11 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Tours; Off road/All Terrain Vehicle Trails
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Ranked #12 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Biking Trails
Owner description: Self-guided half day, full day and multi-day bike hire and tours on and around the Great Taste Cycle Trail. Explore... more » Owner description: Self-guided half day, full day and multi-day bike hire and tours on and around the Great Taste Cycle Trail. Explore vineyards, craft breweries, cafes, historic villages, beaches and beautiful rural landscapes in Nelson, the Craft Brewing Capital of NZ. « less
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Coronet Peak (Queenstown)
Ranked #13 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas; Mountains
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Ranked #14 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Sports Complexes
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Ranked #15 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Hiking Trails
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Ranked #16 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Horse Tracks
Owner description: Join Fiona on a one to five day horse trek through Nelson's untamed back country, located at the top of New Zealand's South... more » Owner description: Join Fiona on a one to five day horse trek through Nelson's untamed back country, located at the top of New Zealand's South Island 50 minutes from Abel Tasman National Park. Baton Run Adventures offers an experience well off the beaten track and we'd love to share this corner of the world with you.We like to keep trips small (five people or less) and personal, so you will be well looked after while still experiencing a sense of adventure. Come and explore five unique valleys bordering the Kahurangi National Park. Spend a day on a beautiful well trained horse and wrap it up with a stay in our Backcountry or Alpine accommodation.The ultimate adventure with the personal touch! « less
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Ranked #17 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
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Ranked #18 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Hiking Trails
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Ranked #19 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Off road/All Terrain Vehicle Trails
Owner description: Southern Explorer is locally-owned business, focusing on quality, service and flexibility. Join our experienced local guides... more » Owner description: Southern Explorer is locally-owned business, focusing on quality, service and flexibility. Join our experienced local guides on 4WD scenic half day tour, guided walk, or overnight camping adventure into the high country areas of Skippers Canyon, Macetown, Arrowtown or Glenorchy. Travel along roads carved by hand from the steep canyon walls, drive into remote valleys through narrow gorges and view beautiful lakes to discover the history of these once bustling gold rush regions of old. Discover the history, explore the heritage and be amazed by the breath taking scenery. Visit our website for details and how to book on our specific day tours. « less
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Ranked #20 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas; Mountains
Owner description: Queenstowns alpine ski area, the Remarkables are welcoming and relaxed for beginners and challenging for the more... more » Owner description: Queenstowns alpine ski area, the Remarkables are welcoming and relaxed for beginners and challenging for the more experienced. « less
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Ranked #21 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Biking Trails
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Heaphy Track (Kahurangi National Park)
Ranked #22 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Hiking Trails
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Queenstown Golf Club (Queenstown)
Ranked #23 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Golf Courses
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Roaring Bay (Kaka Point)
Ranked #24 of 104 Sports in South Island
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Ranked #25 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Biking Trails
Owner description: Bike hire at Mapua wharf and Motueka or delivered to you. Guided and self-guided routes in stunning coastal and countryside... more » Owner description: Bike hire at Mapua wharf and Motueka or delivered to you. Guided and self-guided routes in stunning coastal and countryside locations. Souvenir maps provided. Tailor-made itineraries, using our detailed local knowledge, to suit all budgets. High quality trail bikes provided for comfortable cycling on trails and roads. Adult and children's bikes to suit all ages as well as seats and buggies for kids who are too young to pedal. You decide, we provide. « less
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Queenstown Ice Arena (Queenstown)
Ranked #26 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Sports Complexes
Owner description: The Coolest place in Queenstown! The Queenstown Ice Arena offers a great value, super fun activity for all ages and... more » Owner description: The Coolest place in Queenstown! The Queenstown Ice Arena offers a great value, super fun activity for all ages and abilities. Whether you're a seasoned pro or someone taking to the ice for the first time we will provide an unforgettable Ice Skating Experience. If you're not keen on skating but the rest of your group is, you can relax by the warm fire in our alpine style café and lounge. Be sure to try a glass of our famous mulled wine! No bookings necessary.What You Will ExperienceSet in the idyllic Queenstown Gardens,just a short stroll from the town centre,the Queenstown Ice Arena provides:• A great family day out. • An all-weather activity everyone can enjoy. Open 7 days a week.• The arena is a safe environment to drop the kids off while you go out to dinner or shopping in town.• A unique place to take a date or a great place just to carve it up on the ice. We've got something for everyone - from cute penguin skating pals and ice sleds for the kids to hockey sticks and gear for the more daring skater, all set under our amazing LED light display - Watch our entire ceiling change colour right before your eyes! Whatever your reason for coming to the Ice Rink we can guarantee it will be fun.Products:1. SKATING LESSONS: Our Skating Instructors have over 40 years of combined instructing experience. Whether you're learning to skate or trying out ice hockey. You'll be amazed how quickly you can progress with the right help! 2. EQUIPMENT HIRE: Super comfortable ice skates, cute penguin pals for the kids, Hockey sticks for the bigger kids or Ice sleds just for fun! Enquire about an Ice Hockey area if you'd like to get a group together to play! We also hire Frisbee Golf Discs to play the course outside in the Gardens.3. FULL SERVICE COSY CAFÉ: For those that prefer to watch - Spectators are free at the ice rink and we have a cosy, alpine themed café and lounge with a fireplace, big screen TV, view to the rink and comfy seating to relax in.What to Bring: Warm Clothes, Gloves and a Camera!Capacity: 300 + skatersTransport: Call to enquire about complimentary pick up serviceWe Provide: Helmets, knee and elbow pads are free if required. Skate hire is included in the entry price « less
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Ranked #27 of 104 Sports in South Island
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Ranked #28 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Golf Courses
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Kea Point Walk (Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu))
Ranked #29 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Hiking Trails
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Ranked #30 of 104 Sports in South Island
Category: Equestrian Trails
Owner description: We are a small horsetrekking business situated 50 minutes inland from Oamaru in the scenic Waitaki Valley in the South Island... more » Owner description: We are a small horsetrekking business situated 50 minutes inland from Oamaru in the scenic Waitaki Valley in the South Island of New Zealand. We specialise in offering personalized treks for 1-3 people in big country with great views and scenery. Ride times arranged to suit your itinerary from 1 hour to all day. Some experience is necessary for the longer rides over 2 hours. Great riding and good horses. Accommodation available. « less
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