5 Reasons To Visit New Zealand

In a recent poll by the Daily Telegraph, over 75,000 of the 200,000 participants voted New Zealand as the favorite place that they have traveled to. It is easy to see why so many people love New Zealand, it offers tourists a wide range of adventures, activities and fun holidays that cover all like and interests.

If you haven’t been to New Zealand yet then a trip to the country will involve vineyards, cosmopolitan cities, mountain scenery, hot springs, whale watching, fiords and adventure, lots and lots of adventures. Lets’ take a look then at exactly why you need to visit New Zealand, the sooner the better.

Extreme Sports

New Zealand has gained something of a reputation as being the home of extreme sports, its rivers, mountains and landscape really lend itself to this and the tourism industry has taken to the next level. You don’t have to go far in New Zealand to finding rafting tours, bungee jumping, skydiving, kayaking, cycling trips, hiking trails, caving expeditions and locals who want to send you down a hill in a rubber ball. If you love action then New Zealand is the perfect place for you.

The Scenery

From the tranquil lake atop a mountain in Tonagriro national park to the intricate cave system of Waitomo, the glaciers on the west coast to the paradise beach setting of Cathedral Cove, New Zealand pretty much covers every type of scenery and landscape that you can imagine and however you like to enjoy your vacation, New Zealand has got you covered in this vast and diverse nation.

The Culture

New Zealand is an incredibly modern country which has not forgotten its Maori Culture, on the contrary and you can see it embraced all across the land. Unlike the aborigines in Australia, the Maori culture is very protected by the New Zealanders and you can get involved in the culture in many of the villages and towns where much of the community lives.

Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings film series was heavily filmed in New Zealand and as you can imagine, it is now a great option for tourists to visit the filming locations. If you fell in love with the movies then why not take a Lord of the Rings tour and unleash your inner Frodo.

The Wildlife

If you are an animal lover then New Zealand will be the perfect place for you, in this great country you can see dolphins, whales, parrots, frogs, penguins, lizards and of course, the nation’s favorite, the Kiwi Bird. Wildlife and marine life exists throughout the country and there are many conservation projects underway to keep these beautiful species protected.

These are just a few of the reasons why New Zealand should be on your list of places to travel to this year and our advice would be that when you go, you should ensure that you have a good few weeks there to best enjoy this brilliant country.