While much of New Zealand tourism centres around adventure and spectacular scenery, the nation boasts rich Mauri cultural heritage as well. Chic cities, amazing landscapes and a warm and friendly people make New Zealand a diverse destination for all travellers.
Things to know before visit New Zealand
New Zealand experiences varied climate patterns due to its terrain, the winds and also the size of the country. South Island gets very cold in the winters while North Island is fairly mild. The warmest months are between December and February while the coldest are between June and August. Rains are quite high in the country and are evenly spread out through the year.
Surrounded by the mountainous heights and gorgeous blue lakes, Queenstown is a sight of nature’s luxury. The small city is labeled as a Global Adventure capital for its crazy and unbelievable options. The city has amazing hotels, tourists spots and lively lifestyle including the lively clubs, bars and restaurants which are more than enough for anyone to explore in just a few days.
Bay of islands is one of the top rated and favorite tourist destination in New Zealand. Comprising of more than a hundred undeveloped islands, it is an excellent choice to be added in the itinerary.
Surrounded by the national park and with a feel of end of human made infrastructure, the West Coast is an experience in itself. The west coast is the wild land that has not been much affected and touched by humans. The beauty of the coast is kept by the minimal count of residents. The coastline is worth a visit when in New Zealand.
Cape Reinga is an awe inspiring destination with the amalgamation of waters from the Pacific Ocean and Tasman Sea taking place here. The cape also has a moral and significant belief for the locals. Beautiful cliffs and crystal clear waters of the cape can be enjoyed here.
Travel Advisory: For the latest information and advice on safety and entry requirements please consult your travel agent well in advance of your departure and visit the following government website:
Department of Foreign affairs and trade www.dfat.gov.au
Smart Traveler website www.smartraveler.gov.au
Electricity: New Zealand supplies electricity at 230/240 volts. They have plugs with 3 flat pins.