Kia Ora and welcome to
Travel New Zealand!
New Zealand is known in the native Maori language as Aotearoa, often
translated as The land of the long white cloud.
New Zealand is a country of 15 unique geographical regions that offer stunning and diverse natural beauty:
mountain peaks, fiords, lakes, rivers, and active volcanic features. The
islands are inhabited with many species of unique fauna and animal life,
including the elusive kiwi, which has become the national symbol.
New Zealand comprises of two main
islands, the North and South Islands, separate by Cook Strait - a 30 kilometre
stretch of water where the Tasman Sea and the South Pacific Ocean meet.
With 15,134 km of coastline, New Zealand is a little less in size than Italy or
Japan and a little more than the United Kingdom.
New Zealand has significant number of smaller inhabited islands including
Stewart Island/Rakiura; Waiheke Island, in Auckland's Hauraki Gulf; Great
Barrier Island, east of the Hauraki Gulf and the Chatham Islands.
Known as the Adventure Capital of
the World, it's no surprise that there's a vast range of activities to choose
from; go bungy jumping, hop onboard a jet boat and travel down winding rivers,
or enjoy an incredible hike through one of 14 National Parks. New Zealand's
majestic mountains also provides world-class snowboarding and skiing snowboarding in winter.
There is a range adventure tours, ski tours, eco-tours, small groups, event
tours and independent travel tour options, to name a few of the many
opportunities available to the visitor wishing to see New Zealand's unique
New Zealand is sparsely populated but is easily accessible with developed
transportation networks and modern tourism and visitor facilities.
Our online information reservation system allows you to make reservations for
accommodation, domestic air travel, walking the Milford or Routeburn Tracks,
tours, rental car and campervan hire, bus, coach, rail, train and ferry
travel reservations within New Zealand.