- Country Quickfacts
- Things to know before you go
- Arrival Guide
- North Island's top spots
- South Island's top spots
- New Zealand Trivia
- Self Drive Information
- Maori Culture
- Fishing in New Zealand
- Golfing in New Zealand
- New Zealand City Maps
- Abel Tasman National Park
Bungee Jumping and the Jet Boat were both invented in New Zealand
Passports are required for all visitors to New Zealand from North America.
All travel documents must be valid for at least 3 months beyond the intended stay in New Zealand.
Every person arriving in New Zealand must complete an arrival card.
No visa is required for citizens of Canada and the U.S. for stays of up to 3 months or less.
Visitors entering New Zealand do not need any vaccination certificates. However if within three weeks of your arrival you should develop any sickness such as a skin rash, fever and chills, diarrhea, vomiting or general malaise, then consult a doctor. Tell the doctor that you have recently arrived from overseas.
Visitors, in addition to personal effects (clothing, camera, camping equipment, etc) are allowed the following concessions free of duty and Goods and Services Tax providing they are over 17 years of age: 200 cigarettes or 250 grams of tobacco or 50 cigars or a mixture of all three not weighing more than 250 grams; 4.5 litres or wine and one bottle containing not more than 1125ml of spirits or liquor.