Must-Do's in New Zealand
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At Punakāiki, walk into an ancient world of pancake-shaped rock formations 30 million years in the making, along with mighty blowholes and a terrific surge pool. Read the story . . .
Experience Fox and Franz Josef – two of the 140 glaciers that flow from the Southern Alps. Read the story . . .
The sand is a colour you simply have never seen before. The water is so blue it doesn’t actually look real. Read the story . . .
There is near-optically pure water at the sacred ‘Place of the Dancing Sands', the largest freshwater springs in the southern hemisphere. Read the story . . .
Explore this enchanted, rocky gorge, an easy drive between Blenheim and Nelson, with its crystal clear river and towering, ancient forests. Read the story . . .
Walk or bike between Queen Charlotte and Keneperu sounds in this slice of paradise. Read the story . . .
You’ve wandered among the wildlife at Zealandia, you’ve soaked up the citylife along the waterfront, observed bustling bureaucracy at the Beehive: now, you are ready to rock! Read the story . . .
Get to the nub of it at all and join a free guided tour into the heart of New Zealand’s Government at the Beehive in the parliamentary precinct. Read the story . . .
Explore the world’s first fully-fenced urban ecosanctuary, with more than 30 kilometres of walking tracks and ample opportunities to spot tuatara, kiwi, hihi, saddleback and tūī. Read the story . . .
Reckon on a kākā landing on your shoulder or a weka scurrying over your feet, all to the calls of kākāriki, bellbird, robin and saddleback. Read the story . . .