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Best New Zealand itineraries

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New Zealand: Amazing outdoor experience for everyone

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New Zealand at a glance

New Zealand Dollars (NZD)

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New Zealand Sign Language

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Moderate (4 of 5)

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None (3 of 5)

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Total safe (91 / 100)

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Very modern (92 / 100)

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Best itineraries

This itinerary proceeds through New Zealand (Australia and New Zealand). Most popular part is Auckland. If you prefer other holiday destinations you can look at this highlight. The national highlight is Waitomo next to Hamilton.
you can take a bath in
Auckland. It is awesome go hiking Hamilton. You find a lot of museums, theaters and galleries at Auckland. At Auckland (Auckland in detail) you can enjoy nightlife. Many cities are warm in December. There are one flight connection. These are Auckland - Wellington. You can pay with New Zealand Dollars everywhere. During your travel you have to speak New Zealand Sign Language but english should be enough for communication everywhere.
This itinerary brings you through New Zealand, Australia and New Zealand. Milford Sound is the highlight.
The itinerary visits mainly small cities. You can go hiking in Wanaka. The climate is comfort. You can pay with New Zealand Dollars everywhere. During your travel you have to speak New Zealand Sign Language. English should be enough for communication everywhere. These flight connection are taken during this route: Wanaka - Kaikoura.
At Australia and New Zealand, more precisely New Zealand, you will begin your itinerary and it is a roundtrip from Noumea. Most popular part is Auckland (visit Auckland itineraries).
you can take a bath in
Auckland (see itineraries). Do you like nightlife? Then you will enjoy Auckland. As a New Caledonia citizen you must get the valid visa before for New Zealand. If your passport is from New Caledonia and you use the power sockets type C/F, then you would still need: I. These flight connections are taken during this route: Noumea - Auckland and Auckland - Noumea. During your travel you have to speak New Zealand Sign Language but english should be enough for communication everywhere. You can pay with New Zealand Dollars everywhere.

Things to do

Tropical beaches gradually change into rainforests that are millions of years old, which in turn grow into razor-sharp mountain peaks of snowy mountains or heavy boiling volcanic craters. That’s why I make a clear distinction between the things to do in New Zealand in the North Island and ..

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27+ Things to see in New Zealand + photos

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While we often combine a bit of everything when we head out on a day trip to Waiheke Island, for easy reference we have divided our list of things to do in Waiheke into five categories as follows: ...

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Other than knowing a friend who lived in Wellington, New Zealand, I knew nothing about this city. I also really didn’t know much about New Zealand as a country other than friends had told me Canada reminded them of it. But once I arrived I found out the temperatures in New Zealand were cooler than Australia.

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Add these 12 unmissable experiences in New Zealand on your bucket list! Here’s a list of fun things to do in New Zealand including travel tips! Experience a mouth-watering mound of meat packed in a crispy bun, succulent juices and flavorsome sauces emerging from the edges more and more with each decadent bite.

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Eat & drink

What no one mentions about New Zealand is that the food there is good, really good. Yes we all know the mountains are amazing and driving around the country feels like you’re on the set of every mythical movie ever made, but that is not all this beautiful country has to offer. Joe and ..

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I stepped into Floriditas Bakery for a behind-the-scenes experience with Julie Clark, one of three partners at Floriditas. From New Zealand, like many other natives, Julie left her hometown and garnered her experience “cooking from London to Africa.” ...

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What does the last day of the month mean? Time to share a third part of our special project devoted to the best New Zealand brands! In case you missed all the fun, here are ourfavourite food brands The way people organise their businesses in New Zealand is so inspiring! Everyone tries to keep it as ...

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Many of New Zealand’s animals and plants are, in fact, unique to this country. Their ancestors were either stranded in New Zealand approximately 85 million years ago when this country became separated from the supercontinent known as Gondwana or migrated there later. In this isolated world, they evolved into creatures ...

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Worth to visit

Cape Reinga is a place where nature will fascinate you. The name is often use to cover the whole region of the Aupouri peninsula. - At the cape itself, the meeting of two oceans is where Maori spirits begin their final journey - The giant sand dunes along the peninsula contrast with the lush vegetation in some areas - ...

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I think Air NZ’s premium economy product is well worth it if you can get it at a good price. The seat is extremely comfortable and you get a lot of legroom. The service, food and wine are all top notch. Honestly, it’s a better product for families than flying business class in individual seats/pods if you’ve got ...

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Despite the bad weather when I visited the beach, I must say that it was really a fantastic surprise. - There were the impressive sea stacks I was expecting from the photos I had seen - But also many layers of rocks with different shapes, colors and textures as they have been sculpted my the sea I just wished I had ...

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Christchurch has an international airport and unless you take the ferry from the North Island to Picton, your options are quite limited in terms of flights. We flew from the UK, via Abu Dhabi and Perth before landing in Christchurch (visit Christchurch itineraries). As a fairly large city, you get a good introduction into the New Zealand way of life.

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General

I am 100% completely in love with New Zealand. Although we aren’t sure what the future has in store for us, this country has a special place in my heart and carries some of the fondest memories. I feel like I have so much I would love to ...

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I was sitting at my desk in Queenstown – some 500 kms away from the Garden City of Christchurch (Christchurch itineraries) – and as I looked out on our balcony overlooking The Remarkabes, I saw my mountain bike shake back and forth and the floor beneath my feet rolled as if I was riding the historic TSS Earnslaw across Lake Wakatipu. The 6.

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Olivia was born and raised in a small town in the Canterbury region of New Zealand, but has spent the last 5 years living in the beautiful capital of Wellington, she is due to travel Europe for 3 months this summer, exciting times! Having traveled in January, summer time, I must stress how essential my jeans were ...

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. multiple times now, and yet I'm still constantly learning new things about it. Even though the country may not be as “exotic” as other destinations around the world, it still has characteristics and quirks that many people may not be aware of. , and have a lot of beautiful scenery to look at.

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Itinerary

Tuesday 1/1: Since we went to bed at a time normally regarded as “the morning”, we slept in spectacularly late. Craig brought me breakfastin bed and we lounged around until early evening, when Lauren and her husband Alejandro arrived. After a glass of Oloroso, we took them for a walk around a scarily-empty ...

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When I was planning our trip I was overwhelmed with all the places to visit because it seemed like all the blogs said that every destination was a spot you had to see. After spending a month here I realized not every destination is worth the effort and I wanted to help others narrow down their trip so they don’t spend ...

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We spent a total of ten nights and eleven days exploring New Zealand’s South Island by motorhome. Our trip was focused on visiting snowfields, seeing some of New Zealand’s most beautiful spots and having a road trip adventure. I would recommend devising your itinerary around your main interests, whether that’s ...

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After a strange immigration experience at the Queenstown Airport, one that involved my girlfriend and I being interrogated in separate rooms about our online businesses, our 8-day New Zealand road trip finally began. Yes, New Zealand would prove to be spectacular, so much so that it far exceeded every expectation, ...

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Costs

Skydiving in New Zealand is one of the best options if you're into adventure sports. Discover this and other New Zealand trip costs. Skydiving in New Zealand is one of the best options if you're into adventure sports. Discover this and other New Zealand trip costs. houses a treasure of natural beauty and ..

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Costs of traveling to New Zealand

Costs of activities in New Zealand

Costs of attractions in New Zealand

New Zealand trip costs final thoughts

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I visit at least once a year, and when I’m there, I’m all about exploring new destinations. I’ve now spent six months travelling across the North Island and South Island, and have been to over 50 places along the way. Most importantly of all, I kept a record of every single cent I spent while I was there.

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Fancy a trip to New Zealand? We’ve got discount tickets to help you get down to New Zealand for your next holiday. New Zealand is the ultimate destination for adventure and epic views, so why not start planning your dream trip now? New Zealand may be far away, but the trip is totally worth it once you arrive.

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Exploring New Zealand on a student budget

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New Zealand is famously one of the most expensive countries in the world and if you’re travelling for an extended period of time, it’s so easy to blow a huge chunk of your savings there. But don’t worry – it is possible to keep your New Zealand travel budget under control! We stayed in a mix of private hostel rooms, ...

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Average nightly cost per person = $30

Average daily cost per person = $22

Total spent = $1460 / Average daily cost = $81.10

How much to budget for travelling New Zealand

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Accommodation

Hotel is just a place to crash after a day of walking around the new city, right? Yes and no. Sometimes indeed all we need is a short sleep break and literally any bed will do. But did you ever think, how much the place we’re staying at actually influences what we think of the new destination? And after you’re back ...

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Art Deco Masonic Hotel, Napier

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ATTRACTIONS: Costs vary. New Zealand is the place to do lots of activities, and these will add up to be the biggest expense. Skydiving costs NZD 500 and bungy jumping costs NZD 150, for example. ...

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. but we didn’t fancy the long 14 hour day, so we opted to spend a couple of nights by the lake in Te Anau and get picked up from there which shortens the journey considerably. ...

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Whether you wish to climb or enjoy seclusion and take day hikes, I would say the best place to base yourself is the Aoraki Village. I stayed in Aoraki court motel, an impressive apart-hotel which looked outstanding. Imagine waking up and seeing a crazy cool mountain range as first sight and ..

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