Aerial view of Manapouri

Fiordland Trip Ideas & Itineraries

Discover a selection of suggested itineraries to help you make the most of your time here in Fiordland, itineraries ranging from relaxation to family-friendly to short stay adventures.

Hot Tub at Fiordland Lodge
Hot Tub at Fiordland Lodge

Romance & Relaxation in Fiordland

A romantic getaway amongst some of the most breathtaking natural landscapes on the planet. Discover the perfect Fiordland itinerary for an indulgent getaway or weekend escape.

Family walking along Cleddau river in Milford Sound
Piopiotahi | Milford Sound © Tim Roxborogh

4 Days of Fiordland Family Fun

Create lifelong family memories with this four-day holiday in Fiordland. Tick off Fiordland’s must-sees as well as taking time to rest and relax.

Eco-Friendly Fiordland

An unrivalled world-class tourist destination like Fiordland National Park comes with great responsibility to protect it. This pristine region offers an abundance of sustainable activities and experiences that allow you to immerse yourself…

Southern Scenic Route by EV

The Southern Scenic Route is one of the top 10 touring routes in the world, and we can tell you it is super EV friendly. From lush rainforests and deserted beaches to pristine lakes and chiselled cliffs, it’s all waiting to be enjoyed…

Perenuka Mountain Bike Park
Perenuka Mountain Bike Park - Credit Great South

4 days Adventure Mountain Biking in Southland

For those who are looking for longer, scenic rides to challenge their fitness this 4-day itinerary around Southland’s dramatic landscape offers the perfect setting for your next cycling holiday, showcasing untouched forests, fertile…

Northern Southland Biking - Welcome Rock Trails
Videocopter NZ

3 days Mountain Biking in Southland

For those who like a challenging mix of off-road climbing and technical descents across all types of terrain, this epic 3-day mountain biking itinerary takes you to three of Southlands most exhilarating cycle trails: Motupōhue Bluff…

Florence Hill Lookout, The Catlins
Florence Hill Lookout, The Catlins

Tour the Southern Scenic Route

All roads lead to paradise, and in this case it certainly looks like paradise. The Southern Scenic Route has been ranked as one of the top 10 touring routes of the world, and for good reason.

Welcome Rock Trails - Southland, New Zealand
Welcome Rock Trails, Northern Southland © Air New Zealand

The Big 4 in 4

The untouched beauty of Southland provides a natural playground, no matter what your passion. As New Zealand’s ultimate outdoors destination for cycling, walking, fishing, photography and history, Southland captures the…

Takitimu Mountains - Southland, New Zealand
Jeremy Pierce

From Farms to Fiords

Looking for a relaxing rural getaway that is both enjoyable and affordable? A farm vacation might be the answer, and it’s only a short drive or flight away. Agritourism is becoming increasingly popular, as farmers recognise the value…

Boy in Milford
Great South

Fiordland Family Experiences

Known for its spectacular waterfalls, imposing mountain views and deep blue lakes, this slice of New Zealand's most famous pristine wilderness is home to a number of cool experiences making it the perfect family holiday destination.


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