Being one of the first countries to see the sun rise, New Zealand consists of two major islands that contain most of the population. The North island known in Maori as Te Ika-a- Maul and the South Island officially named Te Waipounamu. The North island is warmer and known for its gorgeous coastline and geothermal hotspots. The South Island is much larger and generally considered more beautiful. Best known for the many mountains and fjords that define the island’s inland features.
Auckland, the ‘City of Sails’ is one of the largest cities in New Zealand. With dozens of unique places to discover, Auckland is a family friendly destination with endless entertainment from whale watching to Sky tower thrills. It has its own international travel hub that makes it an ideal destination for tourists to begin their journey into New Zealand. The famous tour sets of “Lord of the Rings” and “Hobbit” is also accessible enroute from Auckland to Rotorua.
Bay of Islands
One of New Zealand’s favorite travel destination, the bay of islands is a paradise for visitors that love beaches and water activities. It is located on the north side of Auckland and is made up of 144 islands between Cape Brett and Purerua Peninsula. Easily accessible through daily cruises that makes discovery an enjoyable one.
Located at the bottom of North Island, Wellington is the capital city and the center of all that New Zealand has to offer from a vibrant creative culture, to food, wine, and events. Perfect city to explore museums and the parliament building.
The city is nestled on the banks of the mighty Waikato River on the North Island and is known for its walks, gardens, café, and nightlife. Encounters with exotic animals to National annual events such as the Agricultural fieldays and balloons has visitors entertained through the year.
The “Sulphur City”, Rotorua is a popular tourist destination well known for its geothermal features and the Maori culture. Perfect for rejuvenation with the presence of numerous bubbling mineral springs and pools, dramatic geysers, and a Maori buried village within easy reach of the city, where tourists can enjoy traditional music, dancing and meal cooked in an underground pit.
Pure natural beauty judged to be the World ‘s top travel destination and referred to as the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World”. A magical combination of mountain peaks, ink-dark waters, and dramatic forest clad cliffs. A must do bucket list experience for many hikers, together with endless list of adventures, and activities to explore.
Internationally known as the garden city and the largest city on South Island, Christchurch is the gateway to Canterbury region featuring dramatic vistas, adventure, optimism, and world- class attractions. Visitors can witness the rebirth of the city with new buildings, after the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.
Known as the capital adventure of New Zealand; Queenstown is located on the South-West side of South Island. Its one of the best places to pump your adrenaline with countless activities such as bungee jumping, skydiving and during Winter-Spring season, tourists can enjoy world class skiing. The scenic beauty of Queenstown with its snowcapped mountains and clear blue lakes is unmatched.
A must visit destination for tourists while in New Zealand. Nelson is a gateway to some of the country’s most beautiful natural landscapes with excellent beaches, lovely parks, amazing food, and drinks and so many more. It is also popular for Abel Tasman and Golden Bay that gives visitors an amazing experience.