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New Zealand Travel Information

New Zealand is a world renown holiday destination, offering a huge range of tourism resources, accommodation, hire facilities and adventure activities. Here you can explore an ancient glacier, dive an amazing underwater world teeming with live, hike a lush rainforest, climb an active volcanoe, surf some great waves or roll down a hill in an inflated ball!

New Zealand has stunning scenery – in fact the entire three Lord of the Rings films and the new Hobbit movies were all filmed in various locations around New Zealand. You can still visit the Hobbit houses in Matamata.

Auckland is the largest city in New Zealand; Wellington is the Capital City. Major attractions in Auckland include the Sky Tower, Auckland Harbour Bridge, Kelly Tarlton’s Underwater World and Rainbow’s End Amusement Park.

The beautiful Bay of Islands are located north of Auckland. Kerikeri, Paihia and Russell are the main towns, each a popular tourist destination. Go snorkelling, diving, boating, fishing and much more.

To help you get around while you are travelling in New Zealand we have compiled some useful information about New Zealand, including driving tips for safe driving on our roads, inter-island ferries, our currency and much more.

New Zealand i-SITEs

i-SITE visitor information centres are located throughout New Zealand, and provide tourists and travellers with useful visitor information such as local activities, maps, local accommodation and camping grounds.

New Zealand Regional Information

Local attractions, history and top things to do.

New Zealand is comparable in size and/or shape to Great Britain, Colorado and Japan, yet New Zealand has a population of only four million, making it one of the world’s least crowded countries.
New Zealand is a haven for those seeking peace, rejuvenation and relaxation and a playground for thrill seekers and adventurers. New Zealand enjoys a temperate climate with relatively small seasonal variation.

New Zealand Activities

New Zealand is a year-round holiday destination, offering a range of attractions and activities at all times of the year. In Winter you can enjoy a range of skiing and snowboarding activities throughout the country. Throughout the rest of the year, there are a wide range of attractions and activities. Hike a national park, swim with the dolphins, take a wine tasting tour or relax on a stunning sandy beach.