One of the most beautiful but isolated countries that lies off the coast of Australia, separated by water, is New Zealand. This dream destination can leave you taking relaxed snoozes and gazing at unspoiled landscapes, snow-capped mountains, deserted sandy beaches, geysers, forests, blue lakes, boiling mud pools, and dramatic sceneries.
The country is made of South Island and North Island and you can checkout Mount Cook and some interesting volcanic activity, surfing, beaching, gorgeous hiking trails, clear alpine lakes, waterfalls, and green lush tropical forests in the areas, for some thrilling fun. New Zealand is known for its stunning cities like Wellington, Auckland, ChristChurch etc which have a nightlife to boast for and activities to thrill.
The city in North Island is surrounded around two harbours. The Viaduct harbour has plenty of bars and cafes for resting and eating, besides display of super yachts. A spectacular view greets the tourist if the harbour is peeked at from top of the iconic Sky Tower. The oldest park called Auckland Domain that lies around an extinct volcano is a sight to behold because of its Winter gardens. The seaside promenade can be experienced from the Mission Bay Beach. There are many more sights like the Ponsonby area, Sea Life Aquarium, Tamaki art gallery, and deep sea diving to enjoy as you wallow among the food and crafts, which are famous locally.
On the shore of the Lake Wakatipu in South Island, is a quaint but adventurous activity laden town called Queenstown. Adventure sports here include marching through the lush and succulent vineyards and mining town. There is plenty of excitement jet boating and bungee jumping off Kawarau Gorge suspension Bridge, Dart and Shotover Rivers. The Coronet Peak and Remarkables offer you a superb skiing experience. Other sights to appreciate are the scenic helicopter flights, steamship ride, skyline Gondola, Lake Waikatipy and Bob’s Peak.
Christchurch: The greens of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens and Hagley Park can be beautifully experienced by the cycling paths or a drive down the area. The Cardboard Cathedral, stores, cafes, Canterbury Museum, Christchurch Gandola, Mt Cavendish, Akaroa Harbor, Mt. Hutt, TransAlpine railway trips and other exciting activities await you there.
Experiencing Maori Culture and geothermal activity are the main attractions of Rotorua. The bubbling mud pools of the Pohutu Geyser leave a person spellbound. The weaving and wood carving schools and the Maori Arts are worth a look, so head over there, now!
The sandy beaches, Cable car heads, Botanic Gardens, Lambton Quay, colourful timber houses, waterfront promenade, and a working harbour all bring joy in the capital of New Zealand, Wellington. With an exquisite waterfront and windy winds blowing through your hair, Wellington has lots to offer.
Milford Sounds, DunedIn, Taupo, Nelson, Hamilton, Fox Glacier, Wanaka, etc are some other cities that promise parachuting, hiking, walking, climbing, water skiing, wild life gazing, hot springs, crafts, art and culture. New Zealand, is a place dreams are made of so do not miss a chance to visit the region!