Quick New Zealand facts
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About New Zealand
New Zealand often features in lists of most beautiful countries in the world. It’s an amazing country with majestic mountains, active volcanoes, stunning lakes, tropical forests, beautiful waterfalls, rollings hills, and pretty beaches.
There is plenty of wildlife in New Zealand, such as dolphins, whales, penguins and sea lions but also unique birds, such as the kiwi, tui, and kea, that can exclusively be found in New Zealand.
The best way to explore New Zealand is by making a road trip. Having your own wheels, especially when renting a camper van, means you can explore the country at your own pace and spend the night at campsites with breathtaking views.
Here you can find all the information you need to plan your New Zealand trip, happy travels!
Plan a trip to New Zealand
Hiking in New Zealand
Plan your New Zealand trip like a pro with these tools:
🚐 Rent a campervan for your NZ road trip (or a car via Rentalcars.com).
🌐 Arrange your NZ working holiday with Global Work & Travel.
📱 Stay connected with a New Zealand SIM card.
📖 Plan your journey with the New Zealand Lonely Planet.
🛏️ Find the best hotel deals on Booking.com or Agoda.
😎 Join the best tours in New Zealand via Get Your Guide or Viator.
🗺️ Travel safely and get reliable travel insurance from Safety Wing.
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