New Zealand Travel Information Introduction
New Zealand must be the luckiest tourist country in the world. It has spectacular mountains, active volcanoes, deep fiords, rugged coastlines, picturesque lakes, streams and beaches, bubbling mudpools, geysers, a unique Maori culture and warm hospitality.
This is truly a land of natural wonder! All of these ingredients are packed into two relatively small islands in the romantic South Pacific and can be seen and experienced on our recommended travel suggestions.
The North Island’s vibrant cities, rolling hills, native forests and rich Maori influences create a perfect holiday destination. Auckland ‘the city of sails’ is the main gateway and your first port of call. The Bay of Islands, with its stunning coastal scenery and impeccable stretches of beach and Rotorua, home to bubbling mud pools, thermal springs and the center for Maori culture are also not to be missed. Experience spectacular National Parks unspoiled wilderness and some of the best food and wine in the world.
The South Island of New Zealand is one of the most stunning places you’ll find anywhere in the world. Tranquil lakes, raging rivers, lush rainforests, sweeping plains, sunny beaches, rugged coastlines, massive glaciers, pristine fiords and home to the spectacular snow capped Southern Alps. Gateway to the South Island is Christchurch, with surrounding areas offering activities such as whale watching, wine touring & craft plus spa villages.
New Zealand Vacation Information
At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to New Zealand.
Learn about the history and culture of New Zealand, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about New Zealand's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering New Zealand for yourself. Start exploring...book one of our New Zealand tours today!
Extend Your Stay
Consider an additional stopover to your New Zealand vacation at one of Goway's South Pacific destinations. You can choose from our selection of Australian vacations, Tahiti vacation packages or stay at one of our Fiji resorts or perhaps take a Cook Island vacation. This can be done stopping over en route to or from New Zealand.
With more than 150 New Zealand tours and experiences, Goway’s Downunder wizards can offer you many ways to explore, and enjoy New Zealand. Choose from a simple city stopover, see the country highlights on one of our classic itineraries, a self drive holiday, a Holiday of a Lifetime and more. We want to be your first choice when next you go globetrotting to New Zealand.
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