NEW ZEALAND > OVERVIEW
New Zealand is a land of contrasts, from pristine wilderness areas to modern and sophisticated cities. Its seismic splendor featuring deep clear lakes, glacial mountains, hissing geysers, boiling mud, and fast-flowing rivers. The lands are suitable for outdoor activities, as there are abundant forest and deserted beaches, homes of a variety of fauna. Various vigorous actions await -- hiking, skiing, rafting and bungy jumping. Nature lovers can experience swim with dolphins, gambol with newborn lambs.
The people enjoy the blend of European culture with Maori ancestry. Travel within New Zealand - whether by plane, bus, rail, car or bicycle - is affordable and efficient, as it's such a compact place. Accommodation is varied and at reasonable price, while the culinary offers fresh seafood, sublime ice cream and award-winning wines.