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Explore the spectacular scenery of Northland and the Bay of Islands. This subtropical haven is renowned for its turquoise waters, great surf beaches, diverse marine life and ancient kauri forests. Experience its relaxed pace, vibrant culture and rich history.
Great Barrier Island
Immerse yourself in nature on Great Barrier. Wander amongst lush native forests alive with birdsong. Explore its towering cliffs and white surf beaches on the east, or relax in its western sheltered coves. Enjoy the local arts scene and delicious local produce. You won’t want to leave.
Look no further for the perfect escape with its beautiful beaches and rolling bays covered in vineyards and olive groves.
Only a stone’s throw from Auckland, you can swim, kayak, zipline, mountain bike or hike the island’s extensive trails. Wander its beautiful galleries and boutiques, and enjoy the charming beachfront eateries while sampling local wines and produce.
It's the perfect summer getaway with something for everyone. From white sand beaches lining waters brimming with life to forested mountains and its vibrant arts scene.
Learn about the area’s rich history, enjoy delicious seafood and soak up the atmosphere at its summer carnivals, markets or festivals.
This untouched coastline is a unique corner of New Zealand waiting for you to explore—Cruise the sensational State Highway 35 between Opotiki and Gisborne.
Fish, surf, chill on some of our best beaches, marvel at beautiful Māori carvings, enjoy forest walks and friendly locals.
Rich in stories, history and heritage architecture, this beautiful river city is home to a thriving arts scene. Recognised as a UNESCO City of Design, explore its streets, galleries, museums and the NZ Glassworks.
Take a stunning river cruise, wander the markets or stroll around Virginia Lake. It's a small city full of natural and creative treasures.
Top of the South
Stretching from Golden Bay to Nelson Lakes, the top of our South Island draws visitors from near and far.
Enjoy the tranquillity of the Marlborough Sounds, adventure by foot, kayak or mountain bike through exquisite national parks, soak up golden beaches or immerse yourself in the thriving arts community. You won’t want to leave!
With its rural plains, dramatic coastlines, quaint historical townships and stunning vineyards, the Wairarapa makes a great holiday destination.
Cycle around Martinborough, delight in pretty Greytown, enjoy views from Cape Palliser and explore the Putangirua Pinnacles. Stay up and be wowed by its magnificent Dark Sky.
South Island’s magnificent high country is like nowhere else. Everywhere you look is picture perfect. Golden tussocks line river-braided valleys, turquoise lakes rise to ancient forests and the awe-inspiring Southern Alps.
Each station has pioneering tales to tell, offering everything from adrenaline-fuelled adventures to serene getaways.
Steeped in gold mining history and full of treasures. Explore ancient glaciers, incredible rock formations, roaring rivers and pristine rainforests.
With its colourful locals, talented artists, and delicious bounty, the West Coast has all the ingredients for a great trip.
Wild, remote and beautiful. Experience the Chatham Islands' unique wildlife, rare geological treasures, sensational seafood, and fascinating history.
The Moriori people named them ‘Rekohu’ or the land of misty skies. The Chathams’ warm, welcoming hospitality and incredible landscape will blow you away.
Wānaka is an outdoor lover’s haven. Explore the beautiful lake with its island treasures, adventure into World Heritage Area, Mount Aspiring National Park, or hit the slopes. Its humming township is host to delicious eateries, groovy shops and more.
An unrivalled adventure playground, Queenstown offers something for everyone amongst its stunning scenery and buzzing town.
If Skippers Caynon, paragliding or skiing aren’t your thing, golf at superb championship courses, cruise Lake Wakatipu and explore Arrowtown or Glenorchy. Soak up the Gibbston Valley wine region. Enjoy scenic walks, bike trails, arts, culture, and incredible eateries.
A World Heritage Area and our largest national park, Fiordland is a remote ancient wonderland where granite peaks covered in rainforest rise out of dark, glacier-carved fiords.
Stay in picturesque Te Anau or Manapouri and experience this majestic landscape by embarking on a Great Walk, scenic cruise, kayak or flight.
Rakiura offers a trip of a lifetime. Experience ancient podocarp forests and incredible wildlife. See Kiwi and other birdlife like never before, explore beautiful inlets and enjoy great Kiwi hospitality. Stay up for the night-time spectacle of this southern Dark Sky Sanctuary.