Synopses & Reviews
Cast your eye over Aucklands vast fragmented coastline from the Sky Tower. In the ‘City of Sails, you are never far from water - or sailing opportunities - making Auckland one of the most relaxing cities on earth. North Island is home to two thirds of New Zealands population and a refreshingly diverse culture. Footprint Focus New Zealand North Island will take you from Aucklands streetside cafés to traditional Maori feasts, taking in the volcanic lakes of Rotorua and the mysterious Te Urewera National Park, home to the kiwi and other rare species of wildlife.
· Essentials section with useful advice on getting to and around the North Island.
· Comprehensive up-to-date listings on where to eat, sleep, and party.
· Where to visit vineyards or go sailing, skiing, fishing and canyoning.
· Detailed maps for Auckland and other key towns and sights.
· Slim enough to fit in your pocket.
With comprehensive coverage of all the main sights, plus extensive listings and cultural information, Footprint Focus New Zealand North Island will help you make the most of your trip without weighing you down.
The content of the Footprintfocus New Zealand North Island guide has been extracted from Footprints New Zealand Handbook.
From Aucklands streetside cafés to traditional Maori feasts; from the volcanic lakes of Rotorua to the mysterious Te Urewera National Park; Footprint Focus New Zealand North Island provides extensive coverage of this fascinating island.
Footprint Focus travel guides are specially designed for the needs of todays travelers. New Zealand North Island provides you with all the information you need and none of the stuff that you dont.
· Insightful, in-depth and up-to-date information
· Extensive listings and expert advice on where to stay, where to eat and what to do
About the Author
Darroch Donald has two major passions in life - wildlife and travel. Having explored some far-flung places he emigrated to New Zealand in 1992 where he acted as a wildlife consultant to the government. In 1996 he published his first book, Creatures, an account of his wildlife encounters, illustrated with his own photographs and artwork. Now Darroch has expanded his work to include both travel and nature. To view Darrochs New Zealand photographic work, log on to darrochdonald.com.