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Land of the Long White Cloud

Far-flung New Zealand has become known for its astounding topography, singular biodiversity, varied climate, and for marrying native Maori and post-colonial European cultures on its two main islands and the multitude of smaller landmasses dotted around them. Free-spirited New Zealanders cultivate a love of sports, sustainability, and the outdoors. Far from other landmasses, the islands existed for millions of years before being inhabited by humans, so an abundance of species have come to thrive in the thick, wild rainforest, vast and rugged backland, and extensive surrounding marine areas. While much of New Zealand tourism centers around adventures through this spectacular scenery, take time to explore the nation's rich cultural heritage as well. The traditions and history of the Maoris, and the industry and internationalism of the descendents of the first European settlers endure in fascinating attractions, ranging from museums, to farms, to places of worship. Plan your tour of New Zealand and New Zealand travel itinerary using our New Zealand trip planner.
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Te Anau Best for: Nature, Scenic Drive, Trails Queenstown Best for: Fun & Games, Adventure, Nature Rotorua Best for: Nature, Historic Sites, Nightlife Paihia Best for: Parks, Nature, Adventure Tongariro National Park Best for: Trails, Nature, Winter Sports

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