I have now done two road trips through New Zealand’s South Island, each for approximately 3 weeks. The South Island of New Zealand is incredible and although I would not consider myself an expert, I have learned a lot over my trips and have summarized the main things you need to know to plan your …

The drive from Hokitika to Arthur’s Pass proved wonderful as we were able to watch the scenery change from coastal rain forest to rocky mountains as we traveled West to East. There were a number of amazing bridges and avalanche tunnels that we had to drive through on the way to Arthur’s Pass as …

The drive from Wanaka to Franz Josef was probably the longest drive of the trip so we set out early in the morning. The roads were generally quite twisty and slow and it took over 5 hours to make the 287 km drive, not counting our many stops along the way. Our first stop …