The landscape of New Zealand stands out for its variety and especially for its mountainous nature
WHAT TO DO IN NEW ZEALAND?
Something always happens in Auckland, from big sporting events, concerts and festivals to outdoor adventures, designer shopping and world-class food and wine.
The second largest city in New Zealand, Christchurch, known as “the city of gardens”. The city of Christchurch promises an eclectic combination of historical elegance and contemporary culture. As an entrance to the South Island, it is an essential stop on any itinerary.
Dunedin is the southern city of New Zealand. Known as Edinburgh of New Zealand, it prides itself on its Scottish heritage. Surrounded by stunning hills and situated at the foot of a sprawling harbor, Dunedin is one of the best preserved Victorian and Edwardian heritage cities in the southern hemisphere.
The Arthur’s Pass National Park is in itself a two-sided landscape. On the eastern side, you will see wide river beds filled with pebbles and vast swaths of beech forest. Descend on the western side and you will enter a dense tropical forest on the banks of rivers of deep water. Enjoy the panoramic views of the famous Tranz Alpine train service.
Surrounded by majestic mountains and located on the shores of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu, the natural beauty and unique energy of the region create the perfect setting for an adventure-filled holiday, Queenstown was dug into the earth by glaciers, rivers and lakes, but has been formed by innovative adventurers and entrepreneurs from New Zealand and around the world.
Described by Rudyard Kipling as the “eighth wonder of the world,” the Milford Sound strait was sculpted by glaciers during the Ice Age. The Milford Sound strait is impressive with any weather. The cliffs of the fjord rise vertically from the dark waters, the tops of the mountains scratch the sky and the water descends in cascades, some of up to 1,000 meters.
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