If you are planning a holiday of a lifetime, then New Zealand may well be the perfect destination. With some of the world’s most beautiful and unspoiled scenery from mountains and lakes to glaciers alongside cosmopolitan cities, there is a New Zealand holiday to suit any taste. Choose to visit the North Island, the South Island or preferably combine the two for the best experience, there are countless holiday ideas waiting for you on the other side of the world.
Top New Zealand Destinations
North Island: New Zealand’s North Island is the smaller of its two main islands, but is home to more than 70 per cent of the total population of the nation. There is so much to see on New Zealand’s North Island, including popular holiday destinations such as its largest city Auckland – “the City of Sails”, the Art-Deco splendour of Napier, the nation’s capital city Wellington and not forgetting the geothermal wonderland at Rotorua.
As you would expect from a country which is renowned for natural beauty, there are many areas offering amazing scenery including numerous national parks and protected areas. The North Island is ideal for visitors wanting to discover New Zealand’s traditional Maori culture with national monuments such as the Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Te Papa National Museum. It also offers great places to unwind and spend time relaxing after your long flight.
South Island: The South Island is home to New Zealand’s most spectacular scenery with the dramatic and rugged Southern Alps forming its backbone. No holiday to New Zealand can be complete without visiting the South Island, home to glaciers you can walk right up to, spectacular fiordlands, beautiful mountain passes along with fascinating towns and cities such as its largest city, Christchurch rejuvenated following a recent earthquake, Scottish influenced Dunedin, and New Zealand’s outdoor capital – Queenstown, the place for thrill seekers and adventure sports enthusiasts.
There are countless miles of rugged scenery to enjoy, teeming with New Zealand’s unique wildlife. With national parks, lakes, mountain drives and amazing glaciers to explore, you'll never be short of options on a visit to New Zealand's South Island.
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