Traveling to New Zealand and getting around is easy. Whether you have one week or three, you'll have unique experiences no matter how long you stay.
There are more ways to fly to New Zealand than ever. Enjoy non-stop flights with Air New Zealand, American Airlines, and United Airlines. It's closer than you think, with only a 12-hour overnight flight from the West Coast. Hop on a plane for dinner, and arrive in paradise after breakfast.
Whether you're visiting for a few days or a few weeks, New Zealand is surprisingly small and everything's close. It's "and" rather than "or" when planning your trip here: Beaches, mountains, hobbits, whale watching, craft beer breweries and world-class wineries can all be included. Check out these recommended itineraries below.
With so many things to do and spectacular places to see, choosing how you travel around New Zealand is as important as choosing where you want to go.
Bus travel and coach transport is ideal if you prefer to make your way around New Zealand without the hassle of self-driving.Find out more
A home on the road gives you the freedom to take each day as it comes.Find out more
Self-drive is a popular way to explore New Zealand. Roads are well-maintained and signposted, and spectacular scenery awaits around every corner.Find out more
New Zealand rail travel is an exercise in relaxation. The main reason to choose a train journey? Spectacular scenery you simply can't see from the road.Find out more
Buses are the main form of public transport in New Zealand, with some areas also offering trains, ferries and trams.Find out more
Opportunities for water travel are almost everywhere in New Zealand. Ferries and water taxis can get you from A to B, or simply take you on a joy ride.Find out more