New Zealand

New Zealand

Famous for the All Blacks, pavlova and being the home of Hobbiton (and the rest of Peter Jackson’s Middle Earth), New Zealand is nestled in the heart of the South Pacific and, contrary to popular belief, is not part of Australia.  With rugged beaches, majestic mountains and a geothermal heart, New Zealand is the perfect road-trip destination and ideal for families with a sense of adventure.

 

THINGS TO KNOW

There are direct flights to NZ from most main cities in Australia & Asia, as well as Hawaii, the East Coast of the USA & the UAE

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NZ has three main islands – the North Island, the South Island & Stewart Island

New Zealander’s call themselves “Kiwis” after their national bird

NZ is also known as “The Land of the Long White Cloud” and “Aotearoa”

 

New Zealand Articles

Fun Family Activities in Taupo, NZ

If you’re driving from North to South in New Zealand, it’s highly likely you’ll have to go through Taupo at some point. The Central Plateau’s main centre is a big town with a friendly village vibe, and the perfect place to spend a day or two with the kids.

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Beginner’s Guide to Cruising

Join the Burgess Traveller's community: Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest Instagram I don’t know about you, but the idea of taking a holiday on a cruise ship always freaked me out a little bit. For one thing, was I going to be the only person on there under the age...

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