The Federated Mountain Clubs of New Zealand is today declaring victory over the Department of Conservation’s decision to allow a massive number of helicopter landings on a remote Fiordland Glacier.
Real Journeys cancelled an 8am sailing of its Doubtful Sound cruise today but further trips are operating normally following a slip that trapped 339 tourists yesterday.
A large expansion and redevelopment project has officially started at the Classic Motorcycle Mecca in Invercargill.
Milford Sound/Piopiotahi’s popular Lady Bowen Falls walk has reopened for the first time in more than 15 years.
The popularity of Milford Sound Information Centre and Café with the hundreds of thousands of tourists who visit the area each year meant increasing pressure on the parking facilities.
A project to protect native species and enhance the landscape of Cape Foulwind in Buller will be boosted by support from the DOC Community Fund.
A movement to protect some of New Zealand’s most precious native species has been given another vital boost with Southern Discoveries renewing its sponsorship of the Sinbad Sanctuary Project.
Destination Fiordland has appointed Sharon Salmons to the role of Regional Tourism Manager.
The Invercargill City Council is looking to kick-start the New Year by launching a new event to help show how the city centre can shine with a bit of cut-and-polish!
Milford Sound Scenic Flights has added a 3rd Cessna Grand Caravan to its already impressive fleet of planes which currently comprises three GA8 Airvans, two Cessna Grand Caravans and three BN Islanders.
Campers and outdoor enthusiasts are urged to be fire wise this summer as warm, dry weather persists in the south.
Real Journeys is ensuring visitors to the Te Anau Glowworm Caves, Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound enjoy a remarkable experience every step of the way, with the official opening of its new visitor centre in Te Anau.
DOC is advising the alpine section of track will be closed today with 25cm of snow at Routeburn Falls Hut and 40cm in the Harris Basin.
Invercargill Licensing Trust General Manager Greg Mulvey has been inducted into the Hospitality New Zealand Hall of Fame in recognition of his contribution to the hospitality industry and local community.
Queenstown-based hiking specialists, Ultimate Hikes is kicking off the hiking season on a high, after being awarded Qualmark Gold for its guided walk operations.
In what is a once in a lifetime occasion, one of the rarest trucks in the world, Bill Richardson Transport World’s ‘Texaco Tanker’ will drive in the Southland Truck Parade this weekend.
Southern Discoveries is launching its new fleet of glass-topped coaches taking passengers from Queenstown to its Milford Sound cruises.
Over 150 people turned out with Destination Fiordland to celebrate 40 years of annual Tourism Awards.
Eight very excited new team members started at Dig This Invercargill this week.
New Zealand’s first heavy equipment playground, Dig This Invercargill, will officially open on Monday 2 October 2017.
Fiordland Outdoors Company have just been named the winners of the Innovation Category in the 2017 Nurture Change scholarship awards.
The Department of Conservation is prepped for another busy season on the Milford Road with upgrades to the popular Cascade Creek campsite almost complete.
A new purpose-built heritage centre on Stewart Island will receive more than $1m in Government funding, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced.
Record numbers of visitors to the Milford Sounds have not affected the wilderness experience according to a new report.
The Real Journeys Cruise-for-a-Cause this year will assist Forest & Bird with predator control and help train the greater number of volunteers needed by the Cancer Society.
Invercargill air travel is not meeting local demand as there is significant usage of other nearby airports.
Southland Fish & Game is welcoming the Southland District Council withdrawal of its High Court appeal on the Around the Mountain Cycle Trail.
InterCity Group has ended its commercial relationship with Southern Discoveries Milford Sound cruises and will instead feed its passengers on to JUCY vessels.
The stunning natural features of New Zealand’s World Heritage Fiordland will be on show next year as the location for the world’s largest adventure race, GODZone.
A booming tourism market is the catalyst for a new $40m hotel in Invercargill.
David Cary received only two weeks ago his Department of Conservation concession to conduct walking tours through some of Southland’s most picturesque landscapes.
Presented at Press Conference at 2pm Friday at Rydges Latimer Christchurch following the Te Anau Milford Highway crash last Tuesday that killed two German tourists.
Two Rotorua and two Southland attractions have been granted nearly $2.5m in funding from the Tourism Growth Partnership.
Southern Discoveries will enter Queenstown’s competitive coach sector after committing close to $2m to launch a fleet of coaches.
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Tourism New Zealand and Nikon Australia have today launched a new global partnership to dshowcase New Zealand’s landscapes and Nikon’s KeyMission 360-degree camera.
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