Synopses & Reviews
Written by a New Zealand resident, and full of personal insights and opinions, this guide takes you to one of the world’s most exciting ecotourism destinations! It’s much more complete and in-depth than its major competition.
Whether you’re dreaming of hiking along the Marlborough Sound, trout fishing in Lake Rotorua, driving the Milford Road, or feasting on sumptuous green-lipped mussels or succulent lamb, this detailed guide will help you plan the trip of a lifetime. You’ll also find the latest on nightlife in Auckland and Wellington and the best places to lay your head after an adventure-filled day.
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From glorious outdoor adventures, to ancient Maori culture, to bustling urban areas, our expert author guides you to your perfect New Zealand experience.
Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not.
Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip whatever your budget.
Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions.
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About the Author
Photojournalist Adrienne Rewi’s passion for words and writing has taken her throughout Asia and into almost every writing genre and every subject. When not organizing her next overseas trip, taking photographs, or writing her next book, she is based in Christchurch writing for numerous New Zealand and international magazines. She is the author of five editions of the bestselling travel guide Frommer’s New Zealand and has published three other non-fiction titles and assorted short stories. She is a contributor to the Frommer’s publication Dream Vacations.
Table of Contents
List of Maps.
What's New in New Zealand.
1. The Best of New Zealand.
2. Planning Your Tripps to New Zealand.
3. The Active Vacation Planner.
4. Suggested New Zealand Itineraries.
6. Northland & Coromandel.
7. Waikato & Bay of Plenty.
8. Rororua, Taupo & Tongariro National Park.
9. Gisborne & Hawkes Bay.
10. Taranaki & Wanganui.
12. Marlborough & Nelson.
13. Christchurch & Canterbury.
14. West Coast & the Glaciers.
15. Queenstown & Environs.
16. Dunedin, Southland & Stewart Island.
Appendix A: New Zealand in Depth.
Appendix B: A Glossary of Useful Terms.