|Let N.Zed Holidays help you pick and book from a huge variety of our New Zealand holidays offer. Leanne and Sue are Kiwis and New Zealand specialists. They can help you plan your holiday and help you decide the best options to guarantee you get the right mix of cultural, historic and breath-taking natural scenery that makes New Zealand a very unique and lasting memory.
From coach touring, self-drive holidays, family holidays to ski or if you want something like heart-stopping adrenaline fun in Queenstown, to taking a step back in time to Middle Earth and seeing where Lord of The Rings was filmed and Hobbbiton, Carine Travel Bug can organise your arrangements, including your flights there. Make an appointment with Carine Travel Bug today by phone or email and start creating a holidays to remember!
Top 10 things to do during your New Zealand Holidays on the Northern Island
1. Cruise through the Hole in the Rock, Bay of Islands
2. Visit Northland, home of the last remaining Giant Kauri Trees
3. Visit the ‘Çity of Sails’ and climb the Auckland Harbour Bridge
4. Experience the glow-worm caves and limestone at Waitomo
5. Visit Middle Earth and live like a hobbit at Mata-Mata
6. Jet boat to the base of the might Huka Falls, Taupo
7. See geothermal activity, have a Hangi and experience Maori culture in Rotorua
8. Visit Napier, the Art Deco capital of the world
9. Stop for a glass of wine travelling through the Wairarapa Region
10. Te Papa Museum, the biggest in the Southern Hemisphere, a must visit whilst in Wellington, the capital city
Top 10 things to do during your New Zealand Holidays on the Southern Island
1. Enjoy the local wines and scenery of the Marlborough Region
2. Have the best fish and chips and swim with rear dolphins at Kaikoura
3. Do some punting on the Avon River and see the penguins at the Christchurch Antarctic Centre
4. Travel through the Southern Alps on the Tranz Alpine train
5. Walk to the base of Franz Josef and see the mirrored lakes at Fox Glacier
6. Get your adrenalin pumping with a bungee jump – or 2!
7. Ride the shot-over jet at Skippers Canyon
8. Take an overnight cruise on 2 mighty Fiords, Milford and Doubtful Sound
9. Experience a guided walk on the of New Zealand’s world class hiking tracks
10. See the only castle in New Zealand at Dunedin, board the train for the Taieri Gorge or visit the Otago Peninsula and see the Yellow-eyed penguin (the world’s rarest) and the Royal Albatross
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For coach holidays, self drive and cruise options please contact Leanne.
General Information about New Zealand
Time Zone: Daylight savings in New Zealand begins on the last Sunday of September and ends on the first Sunday in April, making the time 5 hours ahead of Western Australia.
Population: Approximately 4.4 million people reside in New Zealand with about 75% living in the North Island.
Entry Requirements: All visitors to New Zealand need to hold a valid passport with at least 3 months beyond your intended departure date – for many people New Zealand will be a visa-free entry, but depending on the country of origin, some may need to apply for a visa. You can obtain your visa requirements from the New Zealand immigration website www.immigration.govt.nz.
Climate: New Zealand has mild temperatures. Winter temperatures (June-August) can range from 0 to 18 degrees & summer temperatures (December-February) 9 to 26 degrees. New Zealand's weather can change very quickly so it is recommended that a warm windproof jacket is carried during all seasons.
Driving: A full New Zealand, Australian or International Licence is required to drive most hire vehicles. Min age 21 years. Motorists drive on the left side of the road & operate right hand drive vehicles. Seat belts are mandatory.