New Zealand's South Island like one giant national park, filled with vast empty beaches, mountain ranges blanketed in snow, rainforest, giant glaciers, waterfalls and natural springs. Footprint Focus New Zealand South Island will take you from dolphin watching in the Marlborough Sounds to rafting down the Landsborough River, or 'tramping' (Kiwi for hiking) along the island's vast network of routes. This guide provides detailed coverage of lesser-known destinations, plus extensive listings for activities. * Essentials section with useful advice on getting to and around the South Island * Comprehensive up-to-date listings on where to eat, sleep, and party * Where to go birdwatching, bungee jumping, fishing, skiing and more * Detailed maps for Christchurch and other key towns and sights * Slim enough to fit in your pocket With comprehensive coverage of all the main sights, plus exhaustive listings on activities, Footprint Focus New Zealand South Island will help you make the most of your trip without weighing you down. The content of the Footprintfocus New Zealand South Island guide has been extracted from Footprint's New Zealand Handbook.