NZ Holiday | New Zealand, tours and travel
A holiday in New Zealand or NZ as it is colloquially known will be remembered for the rest of your life. This is one of the world's most unique country's to tour and travel in with a spectacular range of scenery seen no where else in the world, coupled with a cosmopolitan, modern western community and a safe environment to travel in. There really is no better destination in today's uncertain world where you can holiday in sensational surroundings in peace and tranquility and enjoy every day of your stay.
This is a country of snow capped mountain ranges, pristine lakes, rugged and windswept coastlines and fabulous valleys filled with an abundance of agricultural pursuits which include sensational winery's, cattle, sheep and deer farms as well as many orchards and dairy producers. New Zealand hotels are plenty with the food being fantastic and the many restaurants and cafés serve top quality locally grown fresh produce that is better than virtually any other place on the planet.
The nation covers two major islands. The North Island has two major cities. Wellington in the south is the capital and Auckland in the north is the largest. Auckland is also the major point of entry into New Zealand from overseas and its international airport has regular departures and arrivals from around the world. The South Island has several major cities. Christchurch is the largest and is the point of entry. It also has an international airport and regular flights arrive here from Australia and the Pacific region.
Queenstown in the south is New Zealand's tourism capital and this is where you will find all of the famous attractions that the adventure seekers from around the world flock here to participate in. It is the hub of the skiing industry on the south island and ski resorts like Coronet Peak, Cardrona, The Remarkables and Treble Cone are all within easy reach. Queenstown has plenty of accommodation and is a great place to stay for a week or a month.
The South Island is alive with major tourist draw cards. Lake Tekapo and Mt Cook are within an easy days drive from Christchurch as is Hanmer Springs and the majestic Arthurs Pass area. In the south, Milford Sound, Wanaka and the Fox and Franz Joseph Glaciers are on everyone's itinerary. On the North Island there are also many must see destinations. To the north of Auckland are the Bay of Islands and the magnificent Kauri forests. To the south is the Coromandel Peninsular, The Bay of Plenty, the geothermal regions around Rotorua and Lake Taupo, Hawkes Bay and its winery's the Tongoriro National Park with its active volcano's like Mt Ruapehu which is also a fabulous ski resort.
Staying in hotels in New Zealand is great, but the best way to see New Zealand is by motor home or campervan and these are available in vast numbers from Auckland and Christchurch. There are excellent facilities throughout the country to cater for this type of holiday. There are also many organized tours with reputable companies that will take you to all of the best places and this will save you all of the planning that is necessary if you choose to drive yourself.
New Zealand or NZ if you like, is a truly fabulous destination and an ideal place for your next holiday. Take a tour of this website and travel through it to find out all the New Zealand accommodation specials and packages that may be on offer.To Find out about Hamilton Island in Australia follow this link