New Zealand’s South Island has so much to offer that you would not expect. In this paradise, you will be in awe of the lakes, mountains, parks, and glaciers that will show you just how beautiful the world is. To say the least, this is a vacation for the true outdoor types. You will find all sorts of trails and even be able to go kayaking in the ocean if you visit Abel Tasman National Park. Many people also enjoy Fiordland national Park, where it is considered a Word Heritage site. One of the most popular attractions is also the highest peak. Mt. Cook/Aoraki will give you the experience of a lifetime from a bird’s eye view of the area from high up. This area also will give you the best view of the skies at night. So many stars your mind won’t be able to comprehend. For this reason, be sure to check out Mt. John Observatory. Do not limit yourself. You deserve a summer getaway that will make a lasting impression for the rest of your life.