World-famous wine, blockbuster scenery, geothermal landscape, and every adrenaline-accelerating sport you can imagine—New Zealand vacation packages cram plenty into just 103,500 sq mi. For your all-action adventure trips in New Zealand, the North Island has fantastic surfing, stunning coasts, and impressive sheep farming. For mountain life—snowboarding, hiking, bungee jumping—the South Island is for you. For a real slice of fantasy, book up a Hobbiton New Zealand vacation package to see Tolkien’s vision brought to life. Whatever the reason for your epic long-haul getaway, Expedia’s New Zealand vacation packages from the USA put the Land of the Long White Cloud in easy reach.
Auckland is one of the most culturally rich destinations in all of New Zealand. You'll find a multicultural hub of various people working together, offering diverse cuisine and art you can enjoy. Musical performances are quite common here in public spaces like parks and markets rather than just restricted to concert venues, though there are plenty of staged live performances as well.
When you visit Queenstown in New Zealand, you'll find yourself in the adventure capital of the world. Several unforgettable thrilling activities are available here. You can experience white water rafting, luge, ziplining, and skydiving. The town still has plenty of places to relax in between your excursions throughout the region, however, three are some world-class restaurants to enjoy as well.
Wellington is a popular city in New Zealand best known for its culinary prowess. Restaurants here are world-class, offering next-level flavor and presentation you won't want to miss out on. However, it's not all extravagant fine dining, as you'll also find more modest tucked-away eateries and bars. The coffee is also quite notable, so you can always start your day with something tasty here.
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From gigantic glaciers to boiling hot springs, snow-capped mountain peaks to hidden underground caves and sandy beaches to native forests, there’s no shortage of wondrous things to explore on your trip to New Zealand.
While there are 14700 hotels starting at $113 a night on offer here, you’re likely to get more bang for your buck if you bundle your hotel and flight bookings. With Expedia’s New Zealand vacation packages you can also include experiences and car rental. If you’ve set your sights on checking out some of New Zealand’s spectacular natural wonders like Milford Sound, why not add a guided tour to your hotel and flight package?
Day 1-2: Auckland Airport is located on the North Island and is often the first port of call for travelers. After you’ve settled into your hotel room, head straight to the Sky Tower. This icon is over 1000 feet tall and offers dazzling panoramic views of the city.
Day 3-4: For more unique urban adventures, head south to the national capital, Wellington. A little over an hour away by plane, this compact city is the political and cultural hub of the country. Pay a visit to Parliament House to learn all about the region’s history and parliamentary processes.
Day 5-7: You can’t spend time in New Zealand without exploring the beautiful South Island as well. For the ultimate scenic day trip, grab the keys to a rental car and make your way from Wellington to Christchurch. Switch off the engine and enjoy beautiful views from the ferry across Cook Strait, then cruise down the stunning south coast.
Join thousands of party-goers at the Pasifika Festival. Held annually, this weekend-long event is the largest of its kind in the world and celebrates the Pacific region’s cultures through powerful performances and mouthwatering food.
Spending most of your time in New Zealand’s cool little capital? Be sure to check out our Wellington Vacation Packages.
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