In the past decade or so, the profile of little ol’ New Zealand has increased considerably. With gobsmacking scenery and people who are friendly and know how to seize the day, people around the world have begun to stand up and have take notice.
Looking for some great reasons to take your next holiday in New Zealand? In the article below, we’ll go over a few of them.
1) Its outstanding natural beauty
Of all the accolades that New Zealand has earned for itself over the years, its diversity of natural landscapes is the most deserved.
From the subtropical beaches of Northland to the snow capped mountains of the Southern Alps, there are no shortage of wild environments to enjoy wherever you are in New Zealand.
No matter whether you choose to soak in the hot springs of Rotorua, explore the blissful coastline of Abel Tasman National Park, or take a boat ride into the core of Milford Sound, you are certain to have a peak travel experience in this outstanding country.
2) It’s home to the Adrenaline Capital of the World
Looking to inject some excitement into your life? There is no better place to do this than in the mountain community of Queenstown.
Unofficially termed as the Adrenaline Capital of the World by past travelers, there is no shortage to the variety of exciting activities you can pursue there. From street luge to the world’s highest bungee jump, you will be spoiled for choice.
The fun doesn’t stop in winter, as you are a short drive away from three quality ski areas – Coronet Peak, the Remarkables, and Mount Hutt.
If you are looking to get in some turns in the middle of the Northern Hemisphere summer, book a trip here for next July and prepare to rip up some epic powder.
3) It’s where the Lord of the Rings was filmed
Fans of the Lord of the Rings trilogy shouldn’t let their lives pass by without visiting the country that served as a backdrop for one the greatest film series of all time.
From Hobbiton in Waikato on the North Island to the foreboding slopes of Mount Doom (aka Mount Ngauruhoe), you can shape an entire holiday around visiting the places where every major moment in these movies occurred.
4) It is one of the most peaceful places on Earth
The world hasn’t been this chaotic since the darkest days of the Cold War. If you are looking into relocating to a peaceful refuge until the current bout of craziness blows over, New Zealand is a great candidate to consider.
Located far away from flash points on the globe, strategically unimportant, and a declared nuclear free zone, it is as good a bet as any place in the Southern Hemisphere.
If it is good enough for billionaires like Elon Musk, it should be satisfactory for you as well.