Planning a vacation in New Zealand can be as quiet or as exciting or as you choose; within the country a visitor will find an amazing quantity of activities, sights and entertainment. It is ideal for couples, those travelling alone or with a group of friends, and families. It is also a popular destination for newlyweds due to the exotic nature and supreme beauty.
The natives of New Zealand have arrived from all over; from the time when Captain James Cook arrived here many cultures have moved here to live amongst the Maori population, residents themselves for more than 1000 years. Today, the Maori culture, language and art is still very much in evidence and to add extra interest other ethnic groups have arrived from Polynesia (Tonga, Samoa, Cook Islands) China, Korea, Vietnam and Taiwan,
There are 2 islands in New Zealand, North and South, which are divided by the narrow Cook Strait. The South island is a lot quieter than the North Island which is home to the cities of Auckland and Wellington, the countrys capital, each island offers a broad variety of appeal to visitors.
People generally dont pick New Zealand just as a beach destination; they are looking for an adventure too. The country can definitely supply this with a choice of snorkeling, kayaking, hiking, and mountain biking. If you are looking for a prearranged tour many involve adventure based activities designed exclusively for families, groups or individuals. Cheap hotels can be booked by doing a hotel search online.
New Zealand is well-known for its amazing scenery and people travel here from all over the world to explore it. Unlike any other country the beaches are pristine, the ocean blue and the wildlife offers some unusual reptiles, exotic birds, bats, tropical frogs and gecko due to being cut off from the rest of the world for millions of years. The Kiwi bird is native to New Zealand but there is concern it is becoming an extinct species mainly due to the fact it is unable to defend itself against other predators.
Taking a guided tour is always a good idea especially if you are pressed for time and dont want to miss anything. History and culture flourish in New Zealand and getting to know the local people and find out more about them and their country is what makes any trip memorable.
North Island is part of the Pacific’s ‘Ring of Fire’ and has active volcanoes. Ruapehu last erupted in 1995 and at the geothermal areas of Taupo and Rotorua you can see the hot springs and geysers. Fishing is also good here and the rivers and lakes are clean and pollution free, trout, salmon and perch are abundant in the rivers and the fly fishing is said to be unbeatable.
There is a broad selection of accommodation and lodging available across New Zealand, anything from luxury hotels offering the highest international standards to clean and pleasant backpacker hostels. Motels and lodges typically offer self contained units frequently with full cooking facilities. If you prefer to book before you go, you can easily find cheap hotels online.
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