The aptly named Bay of Islands is a great place to combine adventure and relaxation.
Auckland is a vibrant South Pacific city, the largest urban city in New Zealand where a modern city environment has created a lifestyle ranked amongst the best in the world.
Auckland is a vibrant South Pacific city, the largest urban city in New Zealand and an ideal place to begin a tour.Beautiful beaches and dreamy offshore islands are just half an hour from the city. In fact the sea is so much a part of the place that an unusually high number of people own their own boat giving the city its name of ‘City of Sails’.
With a sunny climate, outstanding food, wine and shopping, Auckland is a sophisticated city with much to do and see at the beginning and end of your tour.
Choose from parks and gardens, chic waterfront bars and restaurants, harbour and island cruises, shopping in trendy Parnell or relaxing on one of the many bays along Tamaki Drive. Take the lift up Auckland’s Sky Tower for an inspiring view of the city and its stunning surrounds; visit the Auckland Museum with its impressive collection of Maori artifacts and Kelly Tarlton’s Antarctic Encounter and Underwater World.
Located in the centre of the North Island, Lake Taupo is New Zealand's largest lake and a magnet for trout fishing enthusiasts.
Get up early and watch the sunrise from Marine Parade. Hawke's Bay is on the first coast to see the sun every morning.
The capital city and second most populous urban area of New Zealand. It is located at the south-western tip of the North Island, between Cook Strait and the Rimutaka Range.
The most English city in New Zealand, The Garden City, boasts beautifully preserved gothic architecture, tree lined avenues and the gentle meandering Avon River.
Nestled on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, in front of the impressive Remarkables mountain range, nature has purpose built this area for adventure.
New Zealand's most famous attraction, Milford Sound with its views of the distinctive Mitre Peak, is the most visited fiord in the country and is certainly no disappointment.
The region is known for its vast open spaces and golden, tussock-covered hills rolling towards the towering Southern Alps and turquoise glacial lakes such as Lake Tekapo