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Southern Discoveries appoints new sales manager for East Asia
24 August 2016
Award winning tourism company Southern Discoveries has appointed tourism marketing and hospitality specialist Charles Yuan as East Asia sales manager. Yuan has more than a decade of experience in the...
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Southern Discoveries supports Variety Southern Dash in Milford Sound
10 August 2016
Award winning tourism operator, Southern Discoveries, hosted 18 teams participating in the annual Variety Southern Dash on a cruise in Milford Sound on the weekend. The Variety Dash is a...
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‘Dream job’ for new Southern Discoveries conference and incentive sales manager
18 May 2016
The latest staff member for South Island tourism operator, Southern Discoveries, is loving her ‘dream job’ based in the resort town of Queenstown. Linda Lohmeijer, 25, had always wanted to...
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Southern Discoveries rolls out Virtual Reality first for Milford Sound
9 May 2016
Premier tourism company Southern Discoveries will showcase stunning Milford Sound and their product offering to tourism buyers from around the globe through an engaging and immersive 360° Virtual Reality (VR)...
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Southern Discoveries appoints experienced new CEO Tim Hunter
2 February 2016
Multi-award-winning New Zealand company Southern Discoveries has brought one of the country’s most experienced tourism professionals on board as CEO. Tim Hunter will join Southern Discoveries on Monday April 11,...
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Southern Discoveries Queenstown Locals’ Day
2 December 2015
Southern Discoveries is inviting Wakatipu residents to get aboard Spirit of Queenstown for its second annual Local’s Day on Sunday 13 December. Locals can experience Queenstown’s longest lake cruise on...
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Whale watchers’ delight on Southern Discoveries trips in Milford Sound
12 November 2015
Hundreds of guests on Southern Discoveries’ cruises in world-renowned Milford Sound this week have been treated to a magical moment to remember. Passengers on Scenic, Nature and Encounter Nature Cruises...
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Booking centre and café rebranded to Discover Milford Sound
14 October 2015
Established tourism company Southern Discoveries has rebranded its Milford Sound café and booking centre to Discover Milford Sound Information Centre and Café. Formerly known as the Blue Duck Café, the...
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Southern Discoveries rolls out fresh new look
21 September 2015
A fresh and vibrant new look has been rolled out by premier South Island tourism company Southern Discoveries for its staff around the lower part of the South Island. The...
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Southern Discoveries named Operator of the Year 2015
19 August 2015
Premier South Island tourism company Southern Discoveries has been named Operator of the Year 2015 at the Tourism Export Council of New Zealand Awards (TECNZ). Delivering exceptional tourism experiences in...
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Grab the best view in town for Queenstown Winter Festival
16 June 2015
Grab the best view in town for Queenstown Winter Festival with Southern Discoveries Queenstown tourism company Southern Discoveries is offering the best view in the house for this weekend’s American Express...
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Unforgettable group experiences with Southern Discoveries
10 June 2015
Premier South Island tourism company Southern Discoveries offers groups a unique and unforgettable experience in both Queenstown and Fiordland. The family-owned business has been operating in two of New Zealand’s...
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Southern Discoveries continues to expand Milford Sound operations
18 May 2015
The original and most established tourism operator in Milford Sound, Southern Discoveries continues to enhance and develop its products and services. The premier South Island tourism company has been operating...
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Southern Discoveries celebrates Chinese Year of the Sheep… with mob of woolly stars
17 February 2015
Southern Discoveries celebrates Chinese Year of the Sheep… with mob of woolly stars   Tourism operator Southern Discoveries will be celebrating the Chinese Year of the Sheep by welcoming visitors...
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Southern Discoveries launches Spirit of Queenstown Scenic Cruises on Lake Wakatipu
1 December 2014
Southern Discoveries launches Spirit of Queenstown Scenic Cruises on Lake Wakatipu Queenstown’s newest tourism attraction Spirit of Queenstown has been given the green light and will take to the waters...
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Shearing season at Mt Nicholas Station gets off to a stellar start
11 September 2014
Shearing season at Mt Nicholas Station gets off to a stellar start For the first time in 25 years visitors and locals will be able to experience the annual shearing...
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Award-winning Southern Discoveries launches Spirit of Queenstown cruises and excursions to Mt Nicholas High Country Farm
11 May 2014
Award-winning Southern Discoveries launches Spirit of Queenstown cruises and excursions to Mt Nicholas High Country Farm   Leading South Island tourism company Southern Discoveries continues to expand its business launching a...
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Award-winning Southern Discoveries continues to expand Milford Sound operations
5 May 2014
Award-winning Southern Discoveries continues to expand Milford Sound operations Premier South Island tourism company Southern Discoveries continues to invest in its Milford Sound operation enhancing and developing its products and...
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Award-winning Southern Discoveries hosts its first Queenstown Locals Day
20 March 2014
Award-winning Southern Discoveries hosts its first Queenstown Locals Day Award-winning Southern Discoveries is inviting locals to jump aboard Queenstown’s newest tourism attraction when it holds its first ever locals’ day...
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Southern Discoveries appoints new Sales Manager for Western Markets
10 March 2014
Southern Discoveries appoints new Sales Manager for Western Markets – 10th March 2014 Award-winning tourism company Southern Discoveries continues to expand its business with the appointment of Julia Savill as...
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State-of-the-art catamaran Spirit of Queenstown provides unique and exceptional events setting
11 February 2014
State-of-the-art catamaran Spirit of Queenstown provides unique and exceptional events setting Purpose-built with groups and events in mind, the state-of-the-art Spirit of Queenstown catamaran offers groups a unique and exceptionally...
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Winners of the Biggest Baddest Bucket List tick off more of their list by visiting Southern Discoveries in Queenstown!
11 February 2014
Winners of the Biggest Baddest Bucket List tick off more of their list by visiting Southern Discoveries in Queenstown! For the last 6 months the Vagabrothers (Alex and Marko Ayling)...
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