New Zealand Travel

Explore New Zealand with my tour travel tips and facts, activities and things to do, attractions and places to go.

Aeroplane Flying to New Zealand on Air New Zealand Flights
New Zealand Travel

Methods of transport for touring and getting around; car, motorhome, bus, train, boat, motorcycle, cycle, air, cruise ship, ferry...

Touring New Zealand in a Campervan rental
Campervan New Zealand

Campervans are great fun and a flexible way to tour and meet people. Get some tips on hiring a camper and camp sites across the country.

Lake and Mountain in Fiordland New Zealand National Park
National Parks

Discover what sorts of activities are waiting for you in some of the most unspoilt landscapes in the world. The New Zealand national parks are varied in terrain and unique in what they have to offer tourism.

View of Auckland City Skyline and Skytower

The cities across New Zealand all have uniqueness about them; find out what each city has to offer travellers, tourists, and residents.

Map of New Zealand Regions
Regions and Districts

Use this list of North Island and South Island regions across NZ to find districts, places, attractions and activities in each province of the country.

Weather Clouds on a Mountain in New Zealand
Seasons - Weather - Climate

Choose the best time of year to travel with these details about the seasons. NZ is a long country and the climate is different depending on region, mountains, bush, and can be location specific.

New Zealand Road Map and Atlas
New Zealand Road Map

My reviews of detailed maps of NZ; road atlas, camping and touring atlases that include camp sites descriptions of facilities, along with major attractions on route.

New Zealand Currency $50 NZD and $20 NZD

Find out about the money, New Zealand Dollar / NZD. Some bookings may have to be made in NZ dollars, work out the currency and exchange rates for your holiday budget.

View of Tongariro Volcanoes from Taupo
Earthquakes and Volcanoes

How to get updates on volcano or earthquake activity in New Zealand. Most earthquakes are unnoticeable but if you have concerns you can check on regional and recent activity.

View of Auckland Urban Population of New Zealand

There are not that many people per sq. Km in NZ; here are some demographic facts and statistics on population distribution, size, and growth.

Clock for the Time in New Zealand
Time in New Zealand

Find out the best time to phone to make bookings with this information about time zones. It's no good calling in the middle of the night!

This is a country that stands out as one of the unique holiday travel destinations of the world. New Zealand is a paradise for your holiday memories and pictures, and that famous NZ hospitality will make you feel welcome.

The natural scenic beauty of New Zealand and range of activities, from the relaxing to extreme, means you can't fail to find things to do and see that suit you in this awesome destination.

Rough Guide to New Zealand

My favourite travel guide is Rough Guide to New Zealand

Cathedral Cove, on my tour of the Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand
Cathedral Cove beach and cave on the Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand

Exploring Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, Near Rotorua, New Zealand
Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland, Rotorua, New Zealand