Your tour to New Zealand - the “land of the long white cloud” - will take you through an ever-changing array of wonderful, breathtaking landscapes. Packed into a land mass of just over 100,000 square miles - only a little larger than the UK . There are magnificent national parks, snow-covered mountains, rugged peaks, thick forests of beech, fir and pine, green fertile coastal plains, swiftly rushing rivers, plunging waterfalls, huge lakes and fjords, geysers and volcanoes. There are wide sandy beaches along the length of an astonishing 3,400 mile coastline. It’s this extraordinary variety that truly makes New Zealand one of those holiday destinations of a lifetime.
Even before your New Zealand tour starts in earnest, a stopover in Singapore gives you time to explore many of the attractions of this vibrant Asian metropolis. But then it’s on to Auckland, “the city of sails”, the beautiful sub-tropical Bay of Islands, the thermal wonderland of Rotorua and the wine lovers’ paradise of Hawke’s Bay. Then there are the Art Deco delights of Napier, the spectacular harbour of Wellington, a great train journey across the Southern Alps, scenic Lake Wakatipu, the World Heritage Fiordland National Park, a cruise on the Milford Sound and a visit to Mount Cook. All this and more eagerly awaits you on your stunning tour of New Zealand.
If you’re looking for a once-in-a-lifetime holiday, then New Zealand offers something for everyone. With a landmass that’s just slightly larger than the UK, New Zealand has an astonishing variety of magnificent scenery. There’s everything from snow-covered mountains, fjords and volcanoes to dense forests, plunging waterfalls, and vast lakes, as well as wide sandy beaches along its 9,400-mile coastline.
Richard and Yvonne Peatman
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