Visiting New Zealand? Read brief travel information about the country.

New Zealand is world famous for wowing tourists with stunning landscapes, varying climate and endless miles of unspoilt landscapes, which makes New Zealand one of the most sought after and desirable vacation destinations in the world by people of all ages and interests. New Zealand is an island country located in the Pacific Ocean, the country is made up of two large landmasses called the North Island and the South Island, each one is very different indeed.

New Zealand has a rich heritage and varying cultures, most famously the Maori tribes; its geographical isolation has given the country a large sense of identity for hundreds of years. Throughout New Zealand, visitors can expect to experience a wide range of cultures and landscapes such as enormous mountain ranges, vast green farm land, modern cities and traditional villages. It is a widely known fact that there are more sheep in New Zealand than human inhabitants. Many people prefer to experience the country via New Zealand cottage rental, holiday lets or vacation rentals, which gives them ultimate freedom and privacy over the destiny of their vacation.

Wellington is the capital of New Zealand and is a member of the North Island and offers a fantastic insight into modern New Zealand living, for vacations there are many Wellington vacation home rentals available. Wellington offers a wide range of activities including sight seeing, arts and craft festivals, cultural museums and much more.

Auckland is the most populated city in New Zealand with over 1.4 million residents and is the heart of the country’s financial industry. Auckland is the perfect destination for leisure activities such as water sports, experiencing different cultures and visiting some of the stunning harbors in the area. Complement your stay with Auckland apartment rentals which are popular accommodations all year round.

If you are looking for a more relaxing break where there is more of an emphasis on rural exploration and sight seeing, maybe you should try the beautiful region of Waikato right on the doorstep of the Waikato River, staying at a Waikato cottage rental allows you to get up every day and explore some of the amazing natural harbors such as Raglan Harbour, Aotea Harbour and Kawhia Harbour. Visitors are also advised to experience the famous black sands which surround the area made up of volcanic particles.

New Zealand really is a one in a lifetime experience which has to be seen to be believed, some of the most stunning landscapes in the world tower over the country and gives the whole land a mysterious yet fascinating feel. You can experience this type of vacation by using one of the many New Zealand vacation home rentals.