Leisure & Attractions
New Zealand has an unlimited range of tourist attractions and activities, located throughout the country. There are many free visitor attractions such as walks and museums in addition to huge range of other attractions and activities that New Zealand is famous for.
Often considered an adventure playground, key ways to explore the great outdoors include Mountain biking, surfboarding, bungee jumping, snowboarding, skiing and hiking. Many of New Zealand's mountain regions offer skiing and snowboarding in the winter. In the summer it is possible to surf in the morning and visit a glacier in the afternoon. Popular sports include the national game of rugby, as well as netball, cricket, squash, sailing and soccer. New Zealand maintains a high professional standard in a number of sports notably Sailing (former America’s Cup holders) and rugby (The All Blacks).
New Zealand, well known for its natural beauty and for being the stunning location for many big budget films (e.g. The Lord of the Rings), offers you the chance explore an incredibly diverse environment. Travel from the sub-tropical north, through the volcanic plateau in the middle of the North Island to the coastal beauty of the lower North Island. Over the Cook Strait to the golden sands of the top of the South Island and the breath-taking mountains of the Southern Alps, then to the rugged country and fiords of the far south. New Zealand is famous worldwide as a producer of fine food, and good eating is a favourite pastime enjoyed. The national cuisine has been described as Pacific Rim, drawing inspiration from Europe, Asia and Polynesia. Roughly the size of California, no other country on earth makes discovering nature, wine, food and adventure so easy, affordable and accessible.