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New Zealand

Get ready for mammoth national parks, dynamic Māori culture and world-class surfing and skiing. New Zealand can be mellow or action-packed, but it's always epic.


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Best Things to Do

Experience the very best of New Zealand with this guide to the country's top activities.

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Things to Know

To visitors, New Zealand can feel comfortingly familiar and completely strange all at once. Here are some key things to know before you go.

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Whether you want to explore the cities, escape into nature or have the road trip of your dreams, here are some of the best ways to navigate New Zealand.

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Visa Requirements

New Zealand is an incredible country that appears on many travelers' bucket lists. Start planning your trip now with our guide to visa requirements for NZ.

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Money and Costs

Affordable travel in New Zealand is possible – if you plan carefully.

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Traveling with Kids

With many of New Zealand's major attractions also outdoor activities, it's a great destination for kids.

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Best Road Trips

The best way to experience New Zealand is by car or campervan at your own pace, stopping for stunning walks, cycling, wild swimming or wildlife spotting.

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