New Zealand's awesome landscapes, lush forests, amazing wildlife and pleasant climate make it a haven for many outdoor activities, and a great place to unwind.
New Zealand society is diverse, sophisticated, and multicultural, and the honesty, friendliness, and openness of Kiwis will impress you.
And the great advantage of New Zealand travel is that all of its diverse physical, cultural, and artistic landscapes are so close to each other!
You could come to New Zealand for a hundred holidays and have a totally different experience each time.
There is so much to see and do in each and every region of New Zealand!
To make it easier for you to plan your New Zealand travel holiday and find the places that will mean the most to you, we've split the country up into 27 component parts.
Browse through the comprehensive Tourism Directory for each region using the map on the right.
Alternatively select a New Zealand region and read through the detailed geographical information, activity and scenic highlights, and history for that region.
New Zealand has excellent accommodation, attractions, tours and transport. These quick loading audio visual clips are from some of the best that New Zealand has to offer. Take a look—they are just like mini New Zealand video clips...(more)
New Zealand offers an unlimited selection of quality tourist attractions, activities and adventure for a fun filled vacation while in New Zealand. Experience the adrenalin rush from bungy jumping in New Zealand or relax and enjoy the relaxing sights...(more)
New Zealanders have a unique and dynamic culture, with European, Maori, Pacific and Asian influences. It's a culture that celebrates the many different lifestyles we live, and the stories we have to tell. There is plenty of culture for travellers to experience...(more)
New Zealand driving routes and driving directions to help you plan your best-fit driving route for your New Zealand holiday. Sit back in the driver's seat and navigate your way to an awesome, self-drive holiday that you won't forget. Print a hard copy of your New Zealand driving directions to guide you while you're on the road...(more)
New Zealand is a beautiful country. Help us keep our towns, cities, parks, beaches and native bush free from pollution and waste. Please also respect our unique flora and fauna. Be active and get involved in caring for our environment. Our Eco Friendly Travel Guide shows how you can help...(more)
With over a thousand years of human settlement, New Zealand has a colourful and dramatic history, dominated by the relationship between Maori and Pakeha (Europeans). New Zealand offers plenty of opportunities to check out the history...(more)
Finding out is easy: All the information you need is at your fingertips. New Zealand travel services, currency, climate and culture, everything you could possibly want to know before your visit. Once you're here, well developed tourist services and our Visitor Information Centres will see to the rest!...(more)
Maori Tourism in New Zealand started over 130 years ago with local Maori guiding visitors through the Central Plateau region of Aotearoa New Zealand. You can now enjoy a Maori experience with a variety of options. Take a look at our Maori Tourism section...(more)
New Zealand is in the Southern Hemisphere and lies in the South-West of the Pacific Ocean. It is comprised of two major Islands (North and South) and a number of lesser islands, the largest of which is called Stewart Island....(more)
New Zealand is known for its beautiful scenery including stunning landscapes, lush vegetation, and unique wildlife that make New Zealand a paradise for nature lovers. New Zealand has walks up and down the country...(more)
Want to see and hear all about New Zealand? Experience 15 minutes of spectacular New Zealand narrated movie on CD. Discover New Zealand travel from the comfort of your own home. From the mountains to the sea, this movie gives you a snapshot of what New Zealand has to offer. For yourself or as a gift...(more)
New Zealand is such a beautiful country and these two DVD's will give you a great overview. You may be looking for a video of New Zealand before you visit this part of the world or you may just wish to have it as a reminder of your trip. Both great DVD's to show your family and friends...(more)
In the geological sense, New Zealand has had a colourful past. The ice age carved the exquisite network of Fiordland and the Marlborough Sounds, huge tectonic forces pushed up the Southern Alps and volcanism on a fearsome scale...(more)
New Zealand has mild temperatures, moderately high rainfall, and many hours of sunshine throughout most of the country...(more)