South Island Tourist Traps

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    view from the bottom of the track to the...
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    the two cave openings from outside
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South Island Tourist Traps

  • Willowbank Wildlife Park

    Christchurch Tourist Traps

    ...almost good enough to be under 'attractions'...but to me, not quite.. Address: www.willowbank.co.nz/ 60 Hussey Road, Christchurch We wanted to see at least 1 wildlife Park during our 9 day stay in New Zealand, and by half way through the trip we hadn't seen really any birds in the wild at all, which was disappointing, so we resorted to going to...

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  • Snow and Skiing

    yes, the South Island has great Facilities and the Weather to boot for Skiing, as well as some pretty 'nasty' Road conditions in Winter. yes and that can happen from one min. to the other. Wintertime starts around July, but there is no fist rule..be prepared and watch the weather forecast! there is no alternative to the weather. wrap up warm..but...

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  • Mt.COOK

    be careful when going into the Mountains, wear the right weather gear, no Sandals, the stones and chips are a painful expirience on your feet.every year NZ has its Mountain victims, people are not careful enough or plain inexpirienced with our weather patternsand there is so much information to be had, tourist centers in many Towns or just call the...

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  • flooding

    every now and then we have quite some problems with bad weaher in NZ and of course in the South Island. this year 2004, Febr. the North Island had to take the brunt.quiet streams become ragging rivers, tearing everything apart, this year Wellington was cut of for a couple of days, the floods came down the Rimutaka Hills, the Manawatu and Wairarapa...

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