Travel 2 Australia & New Zealand 2018/19

10 Our 10 must do’s

ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE Swimming with dolphins in the Bay of Islands won’t be something you’ll forget in a hurry, but a cruise or helicopter flight over this stunning archipelago will also provide you with

LOCAL PRODUCE Set in Hawke’s Bay, internationally-acclaimed Villa Maria produces New Zealand’s most awarded wines. BEST FOR KIDS Children of all ages love exploring the cave system at Waitomo, where thousands of glowworms illuminate the dark limestone caverns. A variety of family-friendly tours are available, including our ‘Eco Thermal Tour’ in Rotorua. SPLASH OUT Martin Bosley’s Yacht Club restaurant in Wellington has a fabulous waterfront location offering panoramic views of the Aucklanders love nothing better than messing around in boats, and its yacht-filled harbour has earned it the moniker ‘City of Sails’. Get out on a sailing excursion or just catch the local ferry over to Waiheke Island. GLORIOUS ART DÉCO The seaside resort of Napier is a must-see for its fabulous collection of Art Déco buildings, built in the forward-thinking style of the 1930s after the town was hit by an earthquake. city and the harbour. LIVE LIKE A LOCAL

long-lasting memories. CULTURAL TREASURES

Take a tour to Cape Reinga, the northernmost tip of New Zealand, where you can drive along the deserted expanse of Ninety-Mile Beach and enjoy an adrenalin-pumping sledge ride down the sand dunes. WATER PARADISE Huka Falls, near Taupo, are the largest on the Waikato River. The river rapids narrow from 100 metres to 20 metres across a hard volcanic ledge. SHOPPING Every Saturday, Auckland’s City Farmers’ Market is the place to head for fresh, seasonal fruit and vegetables, all delivered

direct from local growers DATES FOR THE DIARY

The World Buskers Festival, will be held in Christchurch 10 Jan - 03 Feb 2019. Book early for a chance to see some of the ground-breaking new acts.


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