From ancient Maori cave paintings to 19th century Gold Rush towns, the South Island boasts a wealth of New Zealand history and culture. Step back in time with us to pan for gold in Arrowtown, explore New Zealand's only castle, and meander along Queenstown's Lake Wakatipu in a vintage steamship.
Immerse yourself in Maoritanga (Maori culture and traditions), experience the natural geothermal wonders of Rotorua, kayak the crystal clear waters of Cathedral Cove, and walk the Tongariro Crossing - the best day hike in the world. Designed as a standalone trip, the Sweet North is also the perfect complement to any of New Zealand Trails? South Island tours.