New Zealand Travel Guide

Located 4,200 km east of Australia, New Zealand is made up of the North and South Islands and is set in the southwest Pacific Ocean. Renowned as the 'land of the long white cloud', New Zealand is home to some of the world's most spectacular landscapes from dense rainforest and rugged coastlines to deep fiords, vast mountains and ancient volcanoes. Plenty of the islands' rich ancient culture remains today, despite a great deal of modern development and the locals are warm and friendly, welcoming you to their island home.


New Zealand Ski

New Zealand is blessed with the Southern Hemisphere’s greatest four season lake and alpine resort. Although popular as a famous leisure and adventure playground year round, Queenstown is at its busiest and best during the snow season when visitors flock to enjoy the best skiing and snowboarding in the country. Book Ski Holidays in Queenstown



Accommodation

New Zealand accommodation is conveniently located throughout the North and South Islands' main tourist destinations including Auckland, Wellington, Rotorua, Napier, Dunedin, Christchurch, Queenstown, Taupo and Bay of Islands. Accommodation options range from motor lodges, self-contained apartments and motels to hotels, resorts and luxurious wilderness lodges. Offering excellent value for money, New Zealand accommodation is suited to both short and long stays, with the level of quality and comfort making you feel right at home.


New Zealand Activities

Whether you prefer to spend your time in leisurely relaxation in the stunning alpine regions and fascinating hot springs or are more interested in adventure, New Zealand is land of varied activities and attractions. In the North Island you'll find the vibrant popular cities of Wellington and Auckland as well as the stunning Bay of Islands, Rotorua's famous volcanic environment, Mt Ruapeha's fantastic skiing, Lake Taupo's excellent trout fishing and the majestic Waitomo Caves. The South Island, on the other hand, is home to beautiful Stewart Island, the pleasant town of Christchurch, Queenstown's sense of adventure as well as some of the world's best wine growing regions. Read more about Attractions in New Zealand


Packages

With so much on offer in New Zealand, deciding on your itinerary can be difficult. Take the stress out of booking your flights, accommodation, transfers, tours and travel insurance with a holiday package designed to save you time and money. Offering a fantastic range of discounts and added extras like meal packages, resort vouchers, travel bonuses and more, these New Zealand holiday packages allow you to make the most of your time on the island by combining a range of travel options that complement each other and can be customised to suit your own individual needs and budget.


New Zealand Facts

Located in the South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand is situated between latitude 34'S and 47'S. It is comprised of two main islands, the North and the South, and has a combined population of approximately 4 million. With an area of 268,021 square kilometres, New Zealand is one of the least crowded countries in the world. Driving is on the left side of the right and speed limits are expressed in kilometres. Maximum speed limits range from 50km per hour in towns and cities and 100km per hour on highways and open roads (unless otherwise signed).