This amazingly beautiful country is located on South Pacific Ocean. The area of the country is 270534 sq km. The population of this stunning country is almost 4.3(2008). New Zealand has some of the safest tourist destinations on earth. The country is home to golden sandy beaches, active volcanic areas, historic forests, protected marine parks and snow capped mountains. It is the best place to spend your vacations. It has been regarded as a paradise for nature lovers. You can walk for miles through green trees, running water without seeing any soul. New Zealand is full of tourist attractions. Some of the top rated destinations are as bellow.
This is the largest urban area of New Zealand with a population of over 1.7 million. The city provide multicultural environment by a set of European, Asian and Polynesian cultures. It is dominated by exquisite scenery with marvelous beaches and rugged Waitakere Ranges to the east, the underdeveloped surf beaches to the west. The city has every thing for the visitors including distinctive Sky Tower, a casino, glass viewing galleries and museums. The view of the city, its beaches, mountains and coast is really amazingly marvelous.
It is 350 km away from Auckland. It has calm and unspoiled sandy beaches. It is also famous for its excellent fruit. The bay of Islands offers nice conditions for diving, sailing and fishing. There are some of the oldest trees in forests of Northland Forest Park. Cape Karikari,s beaches are surrounded by splendid hills and cliffs is an excellent site for the tourists.
Central North Island.
It is a wonderful city for tourists full of recreational sites and activities. Tongariro National Park is a splendid mountain area with three peaks. Mount Ruapehu is still an active volcano and main ski resort. The art center in Rotorua has great attraction for the visitors.
This beautiful city is the capital of New Zealand. The city provides excellent conditions to spend your holidays here. It is the center of arts, culture and fashion. It is a flat area surrounded by steep hills and harbour. Its hotels give a marvelous view of the bay.
This lush-green site is located to the north of the South Island. It has excellent conditions for kayaking, sailing and fishing. This province is a producer of world-class wine. Nelson is a small city here known for its wonderful beaches and beautiful gardens. Abel Tasman National Park is one of the UNESCO listed parks and famous for its undoubted beauty. Nelson Lakes National Park and the Kahurangi National Park are also on UNESCO World Heritage list.
It is a home to many exciting and wonderful attractions for the visitors. There are many worth seeing places in the central part of the city incliding the Cathedral Square, the Arts Centre, the Canterbury Museum and marvelous Botanical Gardens. The Lyttelton Harbor draws the attention of the tourists due to its charming views.
It is the third largest island of New Zealand with a small population. You can see endangered Kiwi here.
It is a UNESCO World Heritage Area due to its stunning beauty.
Other main attractions in South Island are Central Otago, Akaroa, Te Anau and Milford Sound and Franz Josef and Fox Glacier.