New Zealand is truly a paradise for hiking and walking, the 10 Great Walks truly help represent the landscape and rich diverse natural habitat of the country. The walks cover about one/third of the total area of New Zealand, which itself sums up why the nation is seen as the walking capital of the world. The walks are the best way to experience their culture, native environment, and the flora and fauna. It is the ideal and most relaxing escape from city life.
Chasing Waterfalls in New Zealand - New Zealand is home to almost 250 waterfalls, but in case you are looking to begin a quest and go water-fall hunting in New Zealand, this list could help you start!
hey are the most iconic waterfall in New Zealand and certainly the most captured waterfall. At a height of 11m, they might not enthrall you but the water flows at 220,000 litres per second making it one of the most powerful waterfalls, so swimming in these falls are out of the question! The mineral-rich river Waikato narrows down right before the fall and forms a river gorge. The falls are also beautiful to look at with its turquoise colour making it look like being in fairy-tale land. There are many scenic walks and mountain biking tracks close to the falls and to get an up-close look you could take a jet boat ride.
Auckland is a location with so much to offer that twenty-four hours would not do justice to this place. But the idea behind spending a day in the city and its neighbouring ideas is not rigid. There is something for everyone here, for nature lovers, surfers, shopaholics, adventure seekers, and mountaineers. You name the activity and Auckland can certainly give you the best.
The Chatham Islands are an archipelago located around 800km off the east coast of the southern islands.
They are formed by the ten islands of which two of the largest islands are Chatham and Pitt. The Islands include the easternmost point of New Zealand.
The beautiful island is home to the place considered to be the first inhabited land and the land to first see the rising sun.
New Zealand boasts of very unique cuisine which has a mixture of European and Maori
influences, it also has a certain amount of Asian cuisine’s influence in the big cities.
But the amalgamation of European and Maori culture has also lead to the patency of some South Island drinks
and food that are found only in New Zealand.
Queenstown is a location with so much to offer that twenty-four would not do justice to this place. But the idea behind spending a day in the city and its neighbouring ideas is not rigid. Queenstown is the acclaimed adventure capital of New Zealand as there is the possibility to experience every adventure here from canyoning in Skippers canyon which allows you get great views of Coronet Peak, the famous Shotover river where jetboating and kayaking is loved by tourists, bungee jumping and skiing is also taken on by tourists here. There is also a lovely main town beach where you can just relax and enjoy your time and last but not the least while in Queenstown you should indulge in the famous humongous Fergburger.
A coastline of 15,000kms from the North to South of New Zealand ensures that every Kiwi has their idea of the perfect beach in their country. One is spoiled for choice here by the sheer variety and diversity offered by the coastal beaches. You may fall short of words to describe the beaches in New Zealand but the beauty and the serenity offered by the beaches never end.
The home of the Lord of the Rings, the diversity of the landscape, and the scenic locations of the movie are located in all of New Zealand. If you are a fan of the trilogy, New Zealand is a country to add to your bucket list because when you traverse the country, you will feel like you have been transported instantly to the movie and feel the imaginary worlds that inhabit the movie in reality.
The dairy farms are lush and the landscape is filled with greenery in the Waikato town of Matamata. The set of Hobbiton is picturesque and brilliant. The Hobbiton is the peaceful region of Shire in the ‘Middle-earth’.
The smallest National Park in New Zealand but by far one of the best when it comes to the coastline, rich and diverse marine life and the white-sand beaches with turquoise waters. The park is a haven for both adventure and relaxation.
The best time to visit the park is in the summer as it is one of the sunniest regions in New Zealand.
As from the first October,2019, it will be required to have an electronic visa before making a trip to New Zealand, in particular the NZeTA.
Guests from visa-waiver nations/districts must demand a New Zealand Visa or the recently named New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) before going to New Zealand. New Zealand Visa (NZeTA or New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority) application can take up to 72 hours for the assessment and issuance of Visa to you by email.