The land of the long white cloud is a magical destination, both in natural and man made proportions. If you’re considering an escape with your family to this breathtaking destination, seal the deal with these top reasons to visit New Zealand.

Skiing the Remarkables

The Remarkables offer world class skiers and keen beginners the chance to tackle some of the best ski tracks and fields in the world. From black runs to great beginner’s slopes and everything in between, ski holidays in New Zealand are immensely popular, with visitors from all across the world. There are dedicated kids’ activities for the little snow bunnies as well so you can rest assured that the whole family is being catered for.

White Water Rafting in Queenstown

The adrenaline junkiesdad, they would know of the great reputation that Queenstown has, for being the adventure capital of the world. While you can choose between an array of adventure sports, from jet boating and downhill skiing to bungee jumping and sky diving, there is no beating the thrills of white water rafting in New Zealand.

Fine Wine

New Zealand Marlborough wines are infamous around the globe and one sure reason to visit this unforgettable destination. The Marlborough region is known for producing one the finest flavoured Sauvignon Blanc’s in the world and is home to an endless selection of wineries. A holiday doesn’t get much better than sipping on fine wine and dining on delectable cuisines, as you overlook the pristine New Zealand countryside.

White Island

Located off the tip of the North Island, White Island is one famous tourist attraction that has withstood the tests of time. This historical volcano has lava running down its sides, which is visible before you even reach the island. A trek up the volcano will have you peering into its massive crater, standing on the edge of a wondrous, yet deadly natural creation.

Discover the Culture

New Zealand has a proud heritage and culture, with many Maori citizens’ still practicing traditional ways of life. The Maori culture is a very important part of New Zealand’s history and is fascinating to many visitors. A number of arts centres across the country offer visitors the chance to see a live performance of traditional Maori dance.

A Relaxing Holiday

One of the best reasons to visit New Zealand is to have a truly relaxing holiday. While there are a number of luxurious resort options and lodges hidden away in the mountains, the most relaxing experience would have to be a trip to the Rotorua hot spring and mud pools. This volcanic plateau provides the perfect means of indulgence, with visitors having the choice of various spots to melt away their troubles.

Breathtaking Landscape

When all is said and done, the most spectacular thing about New Zealand is simply the breathtaking landscape that awaits you. Scenic views in New Zealand are endless, from snow-capped mountain ranges to glistening rivers and the lush green countryside. One of the best ways to experience a New Zealand is by coach or hire car. The destinations that can be found between prominent locations are unbelievable, with so much beauty waiting around every bend in the road.

Whether your idea of the perfect holiday includes sky diving in Queenstown or relaxing in the Marlborough wine region, you’ll find the ultimate escape in New Zealand for everyone in your family. If you’re planning on experience a number of the great attractions that this country has to offer, check out some New Zealand packages

Written by Barbie S.
It is almost as good as dream comes true for Barbie when she got an offer as a travel writer, infusing her love for travel and her passion to share wonderful moments with her fellow travelers. Barbie also loves yoga and teaches part-time in a local studio.

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