Attractions in New Zealand
Auckland offers brilliant views of the city, coast, beaches and mountains from the Sky Tower. The Sky Tower also offers people to abseil down the 100m drop from the top of the tower.
Sight the inlet that indent the lower west coast of South Island as you cruise around Milford Sound in the shadow of the mighty Mitre Peak.
Scuba diving is always a popular activity in the summer allowing divers to dive into its icy-cold waters to see red and black corals. Remember that you will need to have an open water diving certificate and an experienced instructor to get travel insurance coverage.
Kayak around Doubtful Sound for some breathtaking stunning scenery.
Wellington's star attraction, the spectacular Te Papa Museum of New Zealand is a must see when travelling New Zealand.
Window shop on alternative Cuba Street, followed by a quick visit through the majestic Botanic Gardens and trek up Mount Victoria for some panoramic views.
Bubbling mud pools, street performers, volanoes all can be enjoyed in Wai-O-Tapu
Rotorua's arts centre
See how young Maori learn the skills of traditional bone, wood and greenstone carving. Visit a Marae and enjoy a concert of traditional songs, the haka and a hangi.
Napier was raised by an earthquake in 1931 and subsequently rebuilt in the art deco style of the time, this laid-back coastal town now boasts one of the world's finest collections of lovingly preserved art deco buildings.
Known as the garden city you can enjoy neo-gothic architecture of an old English university town. Visit the Christchurch Art Gallery, New Zealand's newest major gallery, to indulge in local culture art
Renowned for it adrenaline activities such as bungie jumping, white water rafting and numerious other sporting activities. Ensure that you check your travel insurance policy due to most policy having restrictions on certain activities.
Around Aoraki Mount Cook, where short hikes repay the effort of steep climbs with outstanding views over snow-capped peaks, crystal-clear lakes and alpine glaciers. If that all seems like too much effort, take the TranzAlpine train, the world's finest rail trips. Journeying coast to coast, for you to view the scenic Alps of New Zealand.
Northland Forest Park
See some of the world's oldest trees, including the famous kauri, many of which date back centuries.
Eat along Ponsonby Road and check out Otara Market, offering the country's finest expression of Polynesian culture. Discover the Maori and Pacific Island collection at the Auckland Museum.
Wildlife Bird Watching
New Zealand offers an abundance of wildlife including birdwatching at Taiaroa Head known for colonies of royal albatrosses. You can view the Kiwis at Stewart Island. Cape Kidnappers in Hawkes Bay (fanastic wine region) is the only gannet colony in the world. In Dunedin, in the Otago Peninsula, see rare yellow-eyed penguins, royal albatross and fur seals.
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