The Highlights

Aotearoa is home to a bewildering array of things to see, do and experience – here’s the highlight reel.

Incredible Landscapes

New Zealand’s spectacular landscapes range from rugged mountain ranges and forest-cloaked valleys to exquisite turquoise lakes and golden beaches.
Do it Absorb the extraordinary sight of Milford Sound.

Remarkable Wildlife

New Zealand will allow you the chance to interact with unique wildlife that exists nowhere else on earth – from snow-dwelling parrots to the strange kiwi bird.
Do it Watch kiwi forage at a special nocturnal house.

Adventure Activities

Revel in the superb range of adventure activities on offer in incredible landscapes – from hiking and black-water rafting to the extreme thrills of globe riding or skydiving.
Do it Summon all your courage and bungy jump!

Rest And Relax

Geothermal activity means an abundance of hot mineral pools around the country – many of them developed into enticing landscaped complexes and day spas.
Do it Indulge in a hot mineral pool followed by a Maori massage.

Sophisticated Society

Experience life among New Zealand’s melting pot of cultures and discover a modern, sophisticated society that’s open-minded and innovative.
Do it Explore the colourful capital of the Pacific, Auckland City.

Friendly Locals

In buzzing cities and in small country towns, enjoy a genuine Kiwi welcome from people known around the world as being honest, open and friendly.
Do it Do as the locals do and bond over a cold beer in a country pub.

Fascinating Culture

Learn the myths and traditions of the indigenous Maori people and experience a slice of New Zealand culture as it has been for hundreds of years.
Do it Join a guided marae visit and taste a traditional hangi cooked underground.

Tantalising Cuisine

Sample the freshest produce from land and sea, prepared by innovative chefs, topped off with a premium local wine.
Do it Ask the locals where to find the best fish ‘n’ chips.