Synopses & ReviewsWritten 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 find the latest on nightlife in Auckland and Wellington and the best places to lay your head after an adventure-filled day, too. Frommer's New Zealand also features gorgeous color photos of the sights and experiences that await you.
Cruising the Milford Sound in Fiordland National Park is a great way to soak in its amazing scenery. See chapter 16.
Detailed maps throughout
Exact prices, directions, opening hours,and other practical information
Candid reviews of hotels and restaurants,plus sights, shopping, and nightlife
Itineraries, walking tours, and trip-planning ideas
Insider tips from local expert authors
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.
1 THE BEST OF NEW ZEALAND.
2 NEW ZEALAND IN DEPTH.
3 PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO NEW ZEALAND.
4 SUGGESTED NEW ZEALAND ITINERARIES.
5 THE ACTIVE VACATION PLANNER.
7 NORTHLAND & COROMANDEL.
8 WAIKATO & BAY OF PLENTY.
9 ROTORUA, TAUPO & TONGARIRO NATIONAL PARK.
10 GISBORNE & HAWKE’S BAY.
11 TARANAKI & WANGANUI.
13 MARLBOROUGH & NELSON.
14 CHRISTCHURCH & CANTERBURY.
15 WEST COAST & THE GLACIERS.
16 QUEENSTOWN & ENVIRONS.
17 DUNEDIN, SOUTHLAND & STEWART ISLAND.
18 FAST FACTS.
19 KIWI TERMS & PHRASES.