With diversity and beauty. Coarse mountains. And rolling greenlands. To spectacular aqua blue ocean. Lakes and rivers. Volcanoes and wildlife. Where do you start? Here are a few ideas.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Helen Keller
Wellington is filled with vibrant culture. Visit the Te Papa museum for interesting natural history. Art and culture. The food is great. Try the coffee shops. Indulge in a hand-made cake. Or enjoy bistro food. This beautiful harbour city has waters crystal clear. Boosting stunning views seen from the city cable car trip. Through the Botanical gardens. A definite must. Nicknamed the ‘windy city’. From the high winds off the waters of Cook Strait.
With the icon of Sky Tower Auckland is central and has a busy seaside promenade lined with bars and cafes. Buzzing with shopping and so much to see from the Harbour Bridge to more legendary art galleries. A haven of local culture.
Bay of Islands has every Maori artefact you are looking for. Natural and striking. From untouched beaches. To big sea fishing. Hiking trails. And nature parks to explore.
Nelson is picturesque. Vintage railway. Coastal hiking tracks. Museum and tranquil lakes filled with trout.
Discover lots of English heritage in ChristChurch. Stunning views of the city can be captured from Mount Cavendish. Panoramic scenery is revealed by the train rides through the Southern Alps.
If you are a keen skier or prefer snow boarding then there over 3000 glaciers. The most renowned are Fox and Franz Josef.
The famous Waitomo Glow worm Caves amaze you. With magic and glow. Mesmerising twinkling lights.
So if you wondering where to stop over next. Check out my five destinations to holiday this summer and beyond.
Travel doesn’t become an adventure until you leave yourself behind. Marty Rubin