New Zealand - Holiday Tour Packages
Amazing landscapes. Diverse natural beauty. Deep fjords. Scenic beaches. Trout-filled lakes. The list can go on and on. There is simply too much of everything beautiful in New Zealand (NZ), and being considered one of the most peculiar bioregions on Earth is just one of them. Since the early 1800s, New Zealand has been called by many names God's Own Country, Paradise of the Pacific, and Land of the Long White Cloud, which is a translation of the Maori word Aotearoa. So, why not make it your next Holiday destination? In this vast country, with islands that are sparsely populated, there is an abundance of sightseeing & activities you should not pass up.
Places to visit in New Zealand
New Zealand consists mainly of the North Island and South Island, but also encompasses Offshore Islands – Stewart Island, Sub-Antarctic Islands, and Chatham Islands. Each island offers plenty of things to do and places to see.
Most people however travel to major cities that they are familiar with, and for good reason. After all, these can provide a vibrant and exciting experience.
- Dubbed as the City of Sails, Auckland is the largest and most populated metropolitan area. It is home of the Sky Tower and the Auckland Zoo.
- Queenstown is where all the adventures happen, which is why it is dubbed as the adventure capital of the world where a dose of adrenaline is part and parcel of your vacation.
- Wellington is the Chicago of NZ, simply because they share the same nickname, ‘The Windy City'. Don't leave wellington without checking out the Te Papa museum.
Other vacation destinations to travel to are Christchurch, Hamilton, Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Islands, Wanaka, and a host of national parks.
Things to do in New Zealand
Have you seen any of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films? The number of things you can do on all those amazing landscapes is practically endless. You can go hiking, trekking, mountain climbing, jet boating, bungee jumping, kayaking, mountain biking, rock climbing, and trout fishing. If you want to see more within a short amount of time, you can always ride a helicopter or hot air balloon to get an unobstructed view of New Zealand. Suffice to say that holiday packages to this country is adventure-filled.
Certain places, however, are perfect for specific activities. For example, abseiling and spelunking is best in Waitomo, home of several renowned caves. Gliding in Omarama and Zorbing in Rotorua.
Top attractions in New Zealand
There's no shortage of sightseeing & activities that you may need to stay for 2 weeks or more, if you want to see most of them during your vacation. People from around the world may have different opinions when it comes to the top attractions in New Zealand, but there are coming denominators.
National Parks - There's a wealth of national parks in New Zealand, such as the Abel Tasman National Park, West Bend National Park, Tongariro National Park, and the Rocky Mountain National Park.
- Milford Sound - This is a beautiful ford found in the Fiordland National Park.
- Sky Tower - This observation and telecommunications tower is an iconic structure that can be seen in the skyline of Auckland. At the top is the Orbit revolving restaurant that offers fine dining.
New Zealand holiday packages
There is plenty more waiting for you in New Zealand, so take a pick from a range of New Zealand holiday packages.
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