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10 Free Things to Do on New Zealand’s South Island

10 Free Things to Do on New Zealand's South Island
(Photo: Glacier Southern Lakes Helicopters/Tourism New Zealand)
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New Zealand can seem like an unattainable destination for many since it’s so far away—there’s pretty much no way to avoid shelling out a good chunk of money for your ticket just to get there. But here’s the good news: You don’t have to spend much once you’ve arrived! In fact, a trip to New Zealand could wind up being cheaper than many other destinations (even with air) if you know the right things to do. Here are ten amazing, incredible experiences you can have on New Zealand’s South Island, without spending a cent!

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