By Miles Holden
Soaking in a hot tub in the snow? That’s so hot it’s steamy. Racing down a river in a jet boat? You know that’s hot. Winter has never been so hot - so get out there and experience it!
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Described as ‘gifts from the earth’, volcanic thermal underground water has been valued by New Zealanders since early settlement. Containing minerals with medicinal healing properties. Read about ten of the best pools to relax in.
North Island’s central plateau is bubbling with excitement year-round. Hit the road in this stunning region this winter and enjoy these top experiences.
Experience New Zealand's South Island transform into a winter wonderland with these top 10 experiences.
Looking for the ultimate romantic getaway or staycation with someone special? Escape for a mid-week rendezvous, a long weekend or an extended vacation together. Plan your quality time together.
Dark, clear skies; unique celestial features and otherworldly landscapes make stargazing in New Zealand night sky a magical experience.
Winter, lasting from June to August, varies throughout the country. Go skiing in the South Island or enjoy hot pools in the North Island - find out how to make the most of winter in New Zealand.
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Queenstown offers a range of activities, from adrenalin pumping to unique food and drink experiences. Here are the top 10 activities in Queenstown.
Wellington has been labelled the ‘coolest little capital in the world’ by Lonely Planet and a ‘locavore’s dream’ by Vogue for good reason.
Rotorua, on New Zealand's North Island, is well-known for its fascinating geothermal activity, Māori culture, hot springs and mud pools. A must-visit stop in New Zealand, full of attractions and things to do.
Hike a world-famous trail, cycle through history, canoe down a legendary river or simply soak up natural grandeur – rewarding activities and adventures lie in wait.
Wānaka is a hub for skiing, snowboarding and great walks. After a day of outdoor adventure you can wine and dine at Wānaka's top restaurants
Check out the top 10 things to do in Wānaka.
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