New Zealand's South Island Road Trips - Southern Alps Circuit Trip (PDF Chapter)

$4.95 USD

This is the Southern Alps Circuit chapter from Lonely Planet’s New Zealand’s South Island Road Trips guidebook.

See a stack of the South’s top sights on this trip along ceaselessly scenic alpine, Lakeland and rural highways, dotted with towns ranging from rustic Ross to racy Queenstown

  • explore rugged mountains, braided rivers and great walks at Arthur’s Pass National Park
  • pick the right route with inspirational images and key trip highlights
  • hike amongst breath-taking glaciers and New Zealand’s highest peaks at Fox Glacier
  • get around easily with colour maps and route directions in easy stages
  • ski or snowboard your way down New Zealand’s finest ski fields on the South Island
  • discover even more with detours and ways to link your trips

Coverage includes: Christchurch, Arthur’s Pass National Park, Hokitika, Ross, Māori Greenstone Routes, Fox Glacier, Ship Creek, Makarora, Wanaka, Queenstown, Cromwell, Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park, Mt Aspiring National Park, Lake Tekapo, Geraldine, Methven and Rakaia Gorge.

Chapter Details
14 pages

You are viewing a Regional Guide

You are viewing a Regional Guide

What is a Regional Guide?

Heading to a popular region within a country? These guides provide the extra depth and detail you need. Following the same format and style as our Country and Multi-country guides, they help you get under the area’s skin to discover its defining characteristics, like its cuisine, markets, culture and festivals.

  • Create your perfect trip with our planning tools and suggested itineraries
  • Our experts uncover hidden gems to make your visit unique
  • Packed with inspiring images, walking tours and the best local knowledge
  • Detailed listings on everything from top sights and activities to eating, shopping, nightlife and accommodation

Top of Page