Among many other things, New Zealand is famous for its mountains and stunning alpine vistas. Even Auckland, the largest city in New Zealand, is built on top of a volcanic field with 50 volcanic cones around the greater area. From the stunning Aoraki/Mount Cook and The Remarkables near Queenstown to resplendent Fiordlands, these mountain getaways on the South Island offer one-of-a-kind experiences in some of New Zealand's most incredible locations. If you've never visited the South Island, why not now? And if you're from there, well then, you already know—the great outdoors is meant to be enjoyed and there's nothing better than a few days in the mountains. So take a look at the accommodations we've gathered here and see what catches your eye!