Holidays in New Zealand - Natures Own Paradise

By: Simon Johnson

Often called "Kiwiland" by visitors, New Zealand is a striking island country filled with exoticas and natural wonders. It is divided into two parts, North Island and South Island. With unique attractions like geysers, ravishing lakes, rivers and beautiful mountains, New Zealand is surely a country worth visiting for a great holiday.

Below mentioned are some of the best attractions you can visit while holidaying in New Zealand:

Wellington

Situated in the North Island of New Zealand, this capital city is a must visit destination while holidaying in New Zealand. Every year a large number of tourists visit this city to witness its rich culture, delicacy and art. Wellington offers to its visitors, a series of stunning attractions like Brooklyn Windmill, Parliament buildings, Elmscourt, Mount Victoria, Frank Kitts Park, Karori Wildlife Sanctuary, Karori Cemetery, National Library, Wineries, Vineyards and some of the marvelous Museums. The city is known for its galleries, cafes, restaurants, art venues and theatres.

Rotorua

Rotorua is a small town situated in the North Island of the country, close to the southern coast of Lake Rotorua.

Many tourist and visitors visit this part of New Zealand because of the unique natural geysers, craters, hot mud pools and springs in the town. Other attractions found in Rotorua include Whakarewarewa Forest, Okere Falls, The Agrodome, The Buried Village and Te Puia and Wkakarewarewa Thermal Village.

Tongariro National Park

Situated in the centre of North Island, Tongarriro national park is one of the oldest attractions found in New Zealand. This UNESCO approved heritage site is a must see for all the tourists, especially those fond of ancient architecture.

Bay of Islands

Bay of Islands is a perfect tourist spot for those looking for some refreshing fishing experience while vacationing in New Zealand. Bay of island is a gorgeous tourist attraction with diving, fishing and sailing as its major charms. Some of the other things to look around in this part of New Zealand are Waitangi Treaty Grounds, Captain Cook memorial museum, Haruru falls and Puketi forest.

Auckland

Being the largest city in New Zealand makes this tourist destination highly popular with tourists. Auckland offers a variety of tourists attractions like war memorial museum, sky tower, Auckland zoo, national maritime museum, art gallery, regional botanic garden, Kelly Tarlton's and more.

Waitomo Caves

A tour to Waitomo caves should be a must have in your itinerary while visiting New Zealand. Situated on the southern side of Hamilton, Waitomo Caves can be explored by the underground rivers which take you through a cave trip worth experiencing.

Best time to visit New Zealand

Ideal time to visit New Zealand is in the months of February and March, but advanced booking at this time of the year is advisable to all the tourists. For those looking forward to skiing and other winter sports, the best time for visiting New Zealand is in the month of August.

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