Shenandoah is situated approximately 120 miles (193 kilometers) north of Christchurch and 140 miles (225 kilometers) west of Wellington, New Zealand's capital.
From firmly-established, must-see spots to secret places that are waiting just for you, South Island is brimming with natural and cultural attractions. Hector and Ngakawau are two more places worth visiting while you're in South Island.
Westport, is another good spot to visit. It is approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) from Shenandoah and offers a diverse range of visitor attractions, like Cape Foulwind, Coaltown Museum and Miner's Brewery. Buller Gorge, Tauranga Bay Seal Colony and Denniston are other good places to visit.
Spend a few hours exploring South Island's craft workshops, history museums and art museums. These are great destinations to hang out, especially on unpleasant days. Every place has its own fascinating history and South Island is no exception. The old towns in these parts are well worth visiting.
If you're not the kind to take a break purely to shuffle between the pool and the buffet, the Shenandoah area offers a number of high-energy pursuits like hiking and caving. Camping and beach combing are just some of the many other activities in this region.
At the end of your visit to South Island, remember that you can come again. As you may have heard the locals say: Once a visitor, forever a friend.