Around New Zealand

Places you can visit and things you can do while your in New Zealand

Northland & Bay of Islands

Northland & Bay of Islands

Auckland

Auckland

The Coromandel

The Coromandel

Hamilton – Waikato

Hamilton – Waikato

Bay of Plenty

Bay of Plenty

Rotorua

Rotorua

Eastland

Eastland

Lake Taupo

Lake Taupo

Taranaki

Taranaki

Ruapehu

Ruapehu

Hawkes Bay

Hawkes Bay

Whanganui

Whanganui

Manawatu

Manawatu

Wairarapa

Wairarapa

Wellington

Wellington

Nelson

Nelson

Marlborough

Marlborough

West Coast

West Coast

Christchurch – Canterbury

Christchurch – Canterbury

Wanaka

Wanaka

Waitaki

Waitaki

Fiordland

Fiordland

Queenstown

Queenstown

Central Otago

Central Otago

Dunedin

Dunedin

Southland

Southland

Clutha

Clutha

Stewart Island – Rakiura

Stewart Island – Rakiura

Chatham Islands

Chatham Islands

1.Northland & Bay of Islands

The subtropical Northland region of New Zealand stretches upwards from Auckland to the very top of New Zealand. Take a journey along the Twin Coast Discovery Highway to the iconic Bay of Islands, as well as the Kauri Coast, the Far North, and Whangarei.

2.Auckland

Rated as the third most liveable city in the world, Auckland is a place where vibrant city style and spectacular landscapes go hand in hand.

3.The Coromandel

The Coromandel, renowned for its pristine beaches, misty forests and laid-back vibe, is one of New Zealand’s most popular holiday destinations.

4.Hamilton – Waikato

Just south of Auckland lies the Hamilton-Waikato region; a land of lush pastures that was chosen to play The Shire in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films.

5.Bay of Plenty

The Bay of Plenty region is home to spectacular beaches, juicy kiwifruit and New Zealand’s only active marine volcano.

6.Rotorua

Rotorua is known for bubbling mud pools, shooting geysers and natural hot springs, as well as showcasing our fascinating Maori culture.

7.Eastland

Eastland is the place where the first Polynesian canoes landed, Captain Cook made his first landfall and Maori and European first encountered each other.

8.Lake Taupo

The beautiful Lake Taupo is about the size of Singapore – more of an inland sea really.

9.Taranaki

From world-class surf breaks to a perfectly formed volcanic peak, Taranaki offers countless opportunities for adventure.

10.Ruapehu

The Ruapehu region is defined by the three volcanoes that stand sentinel over a landscape of tussocked desert, rivers, lakes and native forest.

11.Hawkes Bay

There are two words that best describe Hawke’s Bay and they are Wine Country – but there is much more than wine to this sunny region.

12.Whanganui

Whanganui was one of the first cities to be founded in New Zealand. Whanganui, meaning ‘big bay’ or ‘big harbour’, comes from the great river that flows through it.

13.Manawatu

Located in the lower North Island, Manawatu is heartland New Zealand, offering an authentic kiwi experience that’s not to be missed.

14.Wairarapa

Wairarapa is an hour’s drive north of Wellington. Visit the vineyards of Martinborough or Cape Palliser, the southernmost point of the North Island.

15.Wellington

Situated at the southern end of the North Island, Wellington, New Zealand, was recently named “the coolest little capital in the world” by Lonely Planet.

16.Nelson

The best way to describe Nelson Tasman is a ‘lifestyle’. Situated at the top north-west of the South Island, it is the sunniest region in New Zealand.

17.Marlborough

The Marlborough region is about world-famous Sauvignon Blanc, delicious fresh seafood and diverse landscapes, from valleys of vines to sheltered waterways.

18.West Coast

The West Coast, or ‘the Coast’ as locals call it, is an untamed natural wilderness of rivers and rainforests, glaciers and geological treasures.

19.Christchurch – Canterbury

Set against a majestic backdrop from the alps to the ocean, Christchurch and Canterbury offer visitors a unique and diverse destination.

20.Wanaka

There’s an energy, a feeling that sets Wanaka apart, inspiring you to discover and explore.

21.Waitaki

The Waitaki region is a place of scenic contrast and haunting natural beauty. Experience mysterious boulders, windswept beaches and Maori rock art.

22.Fiordland

Fiordland is one of the most dramatic and beautiful parts of New Zealand. Absorb the breathtaking treasures of this region by water, air or hiking.

23.Queenstown

Queenstown is one of New Zealand’s top visitor destinations and if you come to the region you’ll understand why.

24.Central Otago

Central Otago is a powerful landscape, sunny, dry and brown with weathered ancient mountains, alpine herb fields and fast flowing rivers.

25.Dunedin

Dunedin is a region of unique landscapes and fascinating cultural history. Enjoy getting close to rare wildlife and soaking up the quirky city vibe.

26.Southland

Southland is a land of rugged coast and rolling plains, world-renowned Bluff oysters and the launching place for a visit to Stewart Island.

27.Clutha

Known for its friendly locals, enchanting waterfalls and gold mining heritage, the Clutha region offers visitors a quintessentially Kiwi experience.

28.Stewart Island – Rakiura

Stewart Island is New Zealand’s third largest island, situated 30 kilometres south of the South Island, across the Foveaux Strait.

29.Chatham Islands

The Chatham Islands invoke visions of a remote ocean-bound wilderness and are most famous for plentiful fresh seafood and fascinating marine and wildlife.

New Zealand is a land of immense and diverse landscapes. You’ll experience natural wonders and unique culture here that you won’t find anywhere else in the world.

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