6 photos that will inspire a trip to New Zealand

Thinking about booking a holiday to New Zealand? From spectacular mountains and historic volcanoes, to quaint villages and beautiful lakes - these stunning images are only the beginning of what this picturesque country has to offer.

Wanaka, New Zealand

Skydive one day, snowboard the next. Whatever activity is on your must-do list you can be sure it's on offer in the lakeside town of Wanaka, just an hour out of Queenstown. Not a thrill seeker? Not to worry. There are lots of cafes, restaurants, unique shops and not to mention the breathtaking alpine surrounds that will make your stay a memorable one.

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Central North Island, New Zealand

Volcanic craters, spectacular mountain views, beaches and vineyards are just a few of the scenic highlights of the Central North Island. It's also where you'll find the skifields of Whakapapa and Turoa located on Mt Ruapehu, the tallest mountain on the Central North Island. The skifields offer learners’ facilities, terrain parks for free-skiers and snowboarders of all abilities. Not skiing? Check out the free tobogganing area, cafés and chairlift rides that offer breathtaking views of the region.

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Akaroa, New Zealand

Prepare to be charmed by the quaint French township of Akaroa. Nestled on the side of an extinct volcano, Akaroa is located an hour and a half south-east of Christchurch. Take a stroll through the streets to admire its historic buildings, be captivated by its beautiful harbour and indulge in the offering of fine food. 

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Queenstown, Lower South Island, New Zealand

If you want to experience a bit of everything New Zealand has to offer, then make a bee line to Queenstown in the South Islands where the mountains meet the sea. Take a dip in a thermal hot spring, sip wine in a picturesque vineyard, see glaciers up close and dine at the many fine restaurants. 

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Mount Cook, Central South Island, New Zealand

Central South Island is where you'll find New Zealand's second largest city, Christchurch, its highest peak Aoraki/Mount Cook and a wide range of things to do! If it's adventure you're after, glacier exploration tours, scenic flights and extreme sporting activities are just a few of the great ways to take in the region's stunning landscapes while having a thrilling experience. 

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Abel Tasman National Park, Upper South Island, New Zealand

With a huge range of world famous vineyards, stunning geography and a variety of recreational activities, the Nelson region offers something for everyone. Take a scenic helicopter flight over the Abel Tasman National Park and surrounds; enjoy a drop of Sauvignon Blanc on a winery tour or tandem hang-glide over magnificent landscapes to get a unique perspective on the area and all it offers.

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