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New Zealand travel guide

New Zealand travel guide

Quick New Zealand facts

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4.8 million

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English and Māori

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New Zealand dollar (NZ$)

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

10-day New Zealand South Island Itinerary

Don't feel stressed out by the prospect of planning your epic New Zealand adventure. Get the ultimate 10-day South Island itinerary for the trip of a lifetime!

What's included:

• A day-by-day outline of your 10-day trip around the South Island of New Zealand (including Lake Tekapo, Mount Cook, Queenstown, Milford Sound, and the West Coast).

• Accommodation recommendations

• Tips for great restaurants

• A Google Map with all the highlights

• Driving distances

• And more…

Plan your New Zealand trip like a pro with these tools:
? Rent a campervan for your NZ road trip (or a car via
? 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 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.

New Zealand travel inspiration

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