Kia Ora – welcome to New Zealand, land of the long white cloud. Here you will experience spectacular landscapes, vast mountain chains, steaming volcanoes, sweeping coastlines, deep fiords and lush rainforests. The rich ancient culture is still alive and well and the locals offer you a warm welcome to their island.
New Zealand Accommodation
The home of luxury wilderness lodges and contemporary city hotels, New Zealand accommodation includes a wide variety of hotels, motels and motor lodges and self-contained apartments designed to be your home away from home, ideal for short or extended stays. Offering great value for money, the comfort and quality is ideal for holiday or business travellers. New Zealand accommodation is located throughout the island in all main centres including Auckland, Bay of Islands, Rotorua, Taupo, Napier, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin and Queenstown.
New Zealand Activities
New Zealand activities offer something for everyone whether you seek relaxation around the hot springs or at the top of the alpine mountains or are up for a bit of adventure. Comprised of two main islands, North and South, New Zealand is home to the delightful Stewart Island in the South and the vibrant cities of Auckland and Wellington, the beautiful Bay of Islands, the volcanic environment of Rotorua, excellent skiing on Mt Ruapehu, trout fishing on Lake Taupo and the magnificent Waitomo Caves to the North. The South Island is also where you’ll find the lovely Christchurch, exciting Queenstown and some of the best wine-growing regions on earth.
New Zealand Weather & Climate
Renowned for its stunning snow-capped mountains and excellent skiing conditions, New Zealand’s weather and climate is surprisingly temperate with little seasonal variation making it an ideal holiday destination year round. New Zealand’s North Island enjoys a subtropical climate while visitors to the South Island experience temperate weather. The warmest months occur during December, January and February while in June, July and August you’ll need to keep rugged up as these are the coldest. Average temperatures range between 20-30ºC in summer and 10-15ºC in winter.
New Zealand Packages
There is just so much to see and do in New Zealand that no matter how long you stay, fitting it all in to your itinerary can be a challenge. New Zealand holiday packages are a great way to take the stress out of planning your holiday and make sure you get to experience everything that means something to you. Ideal for independent travellers, couples, families and groups holiday packages combine everything from flights, transfers, accommodation, meals, travel insurance and even tours. Campervan, motorhome, self-drive and adventure holidays are some of the most popular ways to explore New Zealand and by combining all of your needs into one package you can save time and plenty of money.
New Zealand Facts
Situated in the South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand lays between latitude 34'S and 47'S. It has two main islands (North and South) with a combined population of only 4 million - making it one of the world's least crowded countries. New Zealander's drive on the left hand side of the road. Maximum speed limits in towns and cities are 50 km/h (30mph) and 100 km/h (60mph) on the open road, unless signs indicate alternative speeds.