New Zealand's Te Araroa: The South Island

Fiordland to Queen Charlotte Sound


Listed below are our signature accommodations for this trip. Although it is highly unlikely, we may make substitutions when necessary.

The Lodges Invercargill

Invercargill, New Zealand
Day 1 (1 night)

With a central location right in Invercargill, this property has seven different apartments that are perfect for our time in the region. Each ...

The Cliffs Seaside Lodge

Papatotara, New Zealand
Days 2 to 3 (2 nights)

Nestled at the edge of Fiordland National Park, each unit in this comfortable lodge has a terrace with views of the ocean and surrounding mountains. ...

Millbrook Resort

Queenstown, New Zealand
Days 4 to 5 (2 nights)

Located on 650 acres of a private golf course, with sweeping views of the Remarkables, Millbrook Resort is a fantastic respite. You don’t need ...

Edgewater Hotel

Wanaka, New Zealand
Days 6 to 7 (2 nights)

The Edgewater has a wonderful and peaceful lakefront location just outside the town of Wanaka (it’s about a 20-minute walk to the town ...

Maruia Hot Springs Thermal Resort

Maruia Springs, New Zealand
Day 8 (1 night)

In the land of hot springs, this resort is a must-stop. Inspired by Japanese hot spring resorts, Maruia Hot Springs Thermal Resort is quaint, but ...

Alpine Lodge

Saint Arnaud, New Zealand
Day 9 (1 night)

The Alpine Lodge is a cozy accommodation set near Lake Rotoiti in Nelson Lakes National Park. The lodge offers simple rooms with nice views and a ...

The Portage Hotel

Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand
Day 10 (1 night)

Based near the Queen Charlotte Track at the top of the Marlborough Sounds stands the lovely Portage Hotel. The Tui Terrace guest rooms overlook ...

Furneaux Lodge

Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand
Days 11 to 12 (2 nights)

Furneaux Lodge is an idyllic beach bungalow set in the heart of Endeavour Inlet of Marlborough Sounds. Guest rooms take full advantage of the views, ...

Scenic Hotel Marlborough

Blenheim, New Zealand
Day 13 (1 night)

The Scenic Hotel Marlborough does a fine job of combining a bit of the contemporary with rustic charm. It was recently renovated and the hotel ...

Extension Accommodations

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