Subtropical Kerikeri & the
Bay of Islands:
history, beaches, Maori culture,
Zealand's largest city and the world's
on Hauraki Gulf.
Sunny counter-culture paradise with two coasts
and arts & crafts
BAY OF PLENTY:
Ocean and mountain activities within reach of
and an offshore volcano.
ROTORUA & TAUPO:
Geothermal wonders, great fishing lakes, and
native Maori culture.
North Island's great wine region, world class
plus Art Deco Napier.
New Zealand's capital city:
urban culture with
top museums, great
NZ's best weather, plus wineries and
Remote & rugged
wild west coast:
plus the high Southern Alps.
Zealand's trendy, fast-paced,
Pristine habitat where parrots meet penguins;
site of several famed
Alps, plus turquoise
lakes and remote sheep stations.
Scotland of the South Pacific; university city;
golf; rare seabirds;
scenic tourist train.
Elegant British-style garden city of the South
watching, Antarctic museum.