Start your trip with a rush in Queenstown, the birthplace of bungy jumping, kayak through the verdant cliffs of Milford Sound or enjoy local wines in Auckland, all with your trusted travel companion.
Offering visually-inspiring content along with the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you, this photo-rich, user-friendly guide makes planning fun and easy. Discover the best of New Zealand and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet Best of New Zealand:
• In-depth coverage of the destination’s must-see sights along with hidden gems that most guidebooks miss to get you to the heart of a place.• Intuitively organized with essential information at your fingertips.• Eye-catching full-colour design and easy-to-use layout with maps and images throughout.• Annotated images that bring a destination to life.• Practical planning and transport tools including a fold-out map (included in print version) that gives instant access to must-see sights to help you navigate as you plot out your itinerary.• Short and extended itineraries to help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests to make the most of your time on the road.• Insider tips and insights to save time and money, avoid crowds and trouble spots, and to get to know the destination like a local.• Honest recommendations for all budgets.• Cultural insights and background information to put top sights and experiences in context and to give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience (includes history, multiculturalism, religion, arts, architecture, food, and environment).• Free, convenient pull-out New Zealand map (included in print version) plus over 70 maps.
Covers: Auckland, Bay of Islands, Coromandel Peninsula, Waikato, King Country, Rotorua, Taupo, Tongariro National Park, Wellington, Marlborough, Nelson, Christchurch, Queenstown, Fiordland and more.