There’s no shortage of natural wonders when it comes to the pristine landscape of New Zealand’s South Island. The lesser populated of New Zealand’s two isles, the South Island is a showcase of the country’s incredible wilderness. From turquoise lakes and serene fjords to brilliant ice glaciers and snow-capped peaks, there’s a little taste of everything in New Zealand’s 58,000-square mile isle. Check out some of the island’s best sights.


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Marissa WillmanMarissa Willman earned a bachelor's degree in journalism before downsizing her life into two suitcases for a teaching gig in South Korea. Seoul was her home base for two years of wanderlusting throughout six countries in Asia. In 2011, Marissa swapped teaching for travel writing and now calls Southern California home.

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