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Lake Wanaka, Otago
New Zealand

The cities of New Zealand have some of the most dramatic landscapes on earth, it's a place of stunning scenery and friendly locals with something new and different to experience every day. Plan a visit to Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch or Queenstown with our NZ travel guides.

Travel guides

Cruising

For travellers looking for thrills, New Zealand is the home of adventure. All year-round you can choose from extreme activities including jet boating, bungee jumping, rafting experiences, sky diving and more. It’s the ideal holiday location to get your heart racing with suitable options for family trips and all levels of fitness.

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Bay of Isles

Cruising around the Bay of Islands in New Zealand is a tranquil experience. Calm waters and rocky green islands make for a picture-perfect escape. Explore the island by canoe, follow dolphins across the waters or luxuriate onboard, a cruise around the Bay of Islands is a relaxing experience.

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Tauranga

Often the highlight of any New Zealand trip, Tauranga cruising is an unforgettable experience. Sail into the harbour past the iconic mountain, Mauao into Tauranga’s port. From there jump off the boat and take a tour of the famous Hobbiton, spend some time in the CBD or take in the New Zealand scenery from the comfort of your cruise ship, a visit to Tauranga is always a good idea.

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Auckland

Based around two major harbours, Auckland is a treat for all travellers. Whether you want to stay onboard and enjoy the scenery or venture outside and eat your way through the CBD, cruising Auckland is a memorable experience.

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Adventure

For travellers looking for thrills, New Zealand is the home of adventure. All year-round you can choose from extreme activities including jet boating, bungee jumping, rafting experiences, sky diving and more. It’s the ideal holiday location to get your heart racing with suitable options for family trips and all levels of fitness.

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Road trips

New Zealand is an amazing destination for a road trip holiday with plenty of activities to explore along the winding roads, best explored by hiring a car or campervan. Fly into Auckland to start enjoying the natural wonders of the North Island including popular Waheke Island, Hobbiton movie set and Waitomo Caves. In Wellington you’ll find a city bursting with creativity, with a diverse array of cuisine, culture and outdoors.

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No visit to New Zealand is complete with out experiencing the backdrop of the Remarkables in Queenstown overlooking Lake Wakatipu or hiking through Milford Sounds. Meanwhile the more southerly sibling Christchurch is a great starting point to explore the spectacular sights and adventures of the South Island. With so much to see and do in New Zealand, there’s no better time that to plan a holiday in NZ.