“New Zealand? That country that is exactly at the other end of the world? “This is what your friends and family would tell you if you announced your intention to visit this paradise. Yes, we know that it is far away, and it is precisely for this reason that New Zealand deserves a visit, so far from (our) world, it is a country of contrasts, rich in culture and breathtaking natural landscapes.
We reveal some prominent reasons to convince you that it is worth getting on a plane and spend countless hours to reach these incredible islands.
Warning: after reading this place you may feel an unstoppable urge to prepare your suitcases and visit the Māori country.
Lose yourself in the immensity of its landscapes
With 14 national parks, NewZealand holiday destinations are pure nature. Its remote 98location has preserved intact its dream landscapes and its rich biodiversity. We advise you not to miss Milford Sounds, the area of fjords and glaciers located in the Fiordland National Park.
Look closely at a kiwi
Yes, in New Zealand kiwi is not only a fruit but also a particular bird that is the symbol of the country and the way in which its inhabitants are affectionately called.
Enjoy the high quality of life
New Zealand is a 100% Western country with a rich and developed economy, where the balance between work and leisure is strongly respected, one of the pillars of the kiwi lifestyle. According to some rankings, two cities in this country are in the top 20 cities with the best quality of life in the world. It’s worth going to try it.
Treat yourself to a swim in its beaches
The temperate climate with strong seasonal contrasts makes New Zealand a country where it is pleasant to live. There are coasts for all tastes, of white or black sand, warm water or ice, beaches where the sea is calm or where you can surf in the waves.
Practice an extreme or adventurous sport
Do you like adventurous sports? Luxury destinations New Zealand is a paradise for fans of sport and contact with nature: from skiing to extreme sports, outdoor activities form part of this country’s DNA. Queenstown, on the South Island, is the mecca of sportsmen and where the Bungee Jumping was invented.
Taste local and international gastronomy
Although it may seem a remote destination, it hosts inhabitants from all over the world, especially from Asia and from Anglo-Saxon countries. For this reason, its gastronomy boasts international delights and its strongest is “fish & chips” that has evident English influences.
Integrate yourself in the local Māori culture
The name by which the Māori refer to New Zealand is Aotearoa, which means “country with a long white cloud.” The māori culture comes from Hawaiki Polynesia, its history, its language (Te Reo Māori) and its traditions, like the flashy tattoos ‘Tāmoko’, are an integral part of life in New Zealanders.
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