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#1/22
Rating:
4.8
(5 comments)
Destination: North Island
Escape the crowds on New Zealand's North Island and head east to discover rugged coastal scenery, deserted beaches, spectacular lakes and authentic Maori culture... read more »
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5
(4 comments)
Destination: Auckland
The Auckland landscape is dominated by dormant volcanoes, affording a convenient and inexpensive way to take in the striking views of New Zealand’s largest city and its maritime environment... read more »
#3/22
Rating:
5
(2 comments)
Trip type: Activity
Often hailed as the world’s best one-day walk, the Tongariro Crossing in New Zealand goes through positively Martian scenery, with active volcanic vents and multi-coloured lakes en route... read more »
#4/22
Rating:
4.4
(9 comments)
Forget Lord of the Rings, a trip to New Zealand isn't an epic quest. With the Bay of Islands and the dark caves of Waitomo nearby, a quick Auckland visit can pack in a lot... read more »
#5/22
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4.333335
(4 comments)
One of New Zealand’s most scenic roads leads to Glenorchy, gateway to Paradise in the beautiful mountains of the South Island. ... read more »
#6/22
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Some visitors seem to see Auckland as the boring bit of New Zealand in between the airport and all those extreme sports opportunities, but it is a great holiday destination in its own right... read more »
#7/22
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4
(2 comments)
While New Zealand's South Island tourists' flock to Queenstown and Fiordland, the Southern Scenic Route leads to a haven of peace and quiet on the Catlins coast... read more »
#8/22
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Kaikoura
Trip type: Activity, Adventure, Eco
The waters just off the coast of Kaikoura in New Zealand are the perfect place to discover the delights of diving with dusky dolphins... read more »
#9/22
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Though officially part of Auckland, Waiheke is actually a beautiful island in the Hauraki Gulf and a great gourmet escape from the big city ... read more »
#10/22
Rating:
3.5
(3 comments)
Destination: Napier
Trip type: Cultural, Winter Sun
The small town of Napier on New Zealand's North Island is often ignored by travellers. This is a great shame as it is a charming place with a unique history... read more »
#11/22
Rating:
2.5
(4 comments)
Destination: New Zealand, Rotorua, Taupo
Trip type: Adventure, Gap Year, Spa
Things get pretty steamy in the area round Rotorua, a hotbed of geothermal activity on New Zealand’s North Island. And however impressive you expect it to be, the reality is even better... read more »
#12/22
Rating:
3
(2 comments)
Destination: Rotorua
Rotorua is probably the most popular tourist destination in New Zealand, but that's no reason for the discerning traveller to miss it out - in this case you should follow the crowd.... read more »
#13/22
Rating:
0
(0 comments)
Campervanning in New Zealand is the most flexible way to see the country's spectacular landscape, while combining your wheels, bedroom and dining room in one nifty package!... read more »
#14/22
Rating:
3
(1 comment)
Away from the bright lights and tacky trinkets, it is still possible to experience the lakes, bush and mountains that were the original draw for visitors to the area.... read more »
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Rating:
3
(1 comment)
Destination: Wanaka
An extended holiday or a career change - whatever you choose, training to be a snowboard instructor will change your life. Here's how one person did it in Wanaka, New Zealand... read more »
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Rating:
3
(1 comment)
What it lacks in size, Wellington in New Zealand more than makes up for in variety. Shop at the city's version of Harrods, ride a cable car, tour historical sites and hit the beach... all in a day... read more »
#17/22
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0
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Summer or winter, Queenstown never sleeps - whatever time of year you go, this jewel of New Zealand's South Island is well worth a visit for jaw-dropping scenery and adrenaline-fuelled activities... read more »
#18/22
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0
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With its steel-blue waters and soaring mountains, Milford Sound in New Zealand draws 500,000 visitors a year, travelling by boat and car. The best way to see it is on foot, hiking the Milford Track... read more »
#19/22
Rating:
0
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Destination: Queenstown
Trip type: Activity, Adventure
Attention, thrill-seekers! Forget bungee - launching yourself from a platform 360ft above the Shotover River is the new way to get your kicks in New Zealand's adrenaline capital of Queenstown... read more »
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Destination: Wellington
Trip type: Food and Drink
It's easy to develop a taste for Wellington, with a wealth of food-focused experiences on offer in New Zealand’s capital... read more »
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