New Zealand trips
'God's Own Country'
New Zealand is home to an unprecedented diversity of landscapes and sights. Get ready for bustling cities and massive national parks with pristine forests, mountains, lakes, beaches and fjords. Add in the rich cultural history and welcoming Kiwis and you have all the ingredients for a dream destination.
The versatile North Island is characterized by beautiful coastlines, geysers and rainforest. Experience ancient Maori traditions in Waipoua Forest , skydive over the islands of the Bay of Plenty , jetboat across volcanic Lake Taupo , surf the powerful long waves of Raglan and taste wine in the north's sunniest city, Napier .Glaciers, rainforests and volcanoes characterize the sparsely populated South Island , the outdoor paradise pur sang . Kayak through the enchantingly beautiful Milford Sound , micro-light over paradise-like Abel Tasman NP , heli-hike in the winter wonderland of Franz Josef Glacier , soar above the unapproachable Mount Cook and spot whales and dolphins in Kaikoura .Traveling through 'God's Own Country' - where clouds of subterranean steam mingle with mountain mists to create a climate where ancient Maori myths and legends thrive - can be laid-back or action-packed; it's epic anyway!