Do you have a desire to visit New Zealand? Some people call it “The Island at the end of the world, Maori call it “The Land of the long white cloud”. It is a land of untouched nature. It’s beautiful and somewhat unreal landscapes are breathtaking. New Zealand beauty is immortalized in the famous trilogy “The Lord of the Rings.”
Meet New Zealand
New Zealand has two major islands, north and south, located about 2,000 kilometers south-east of Australia, where the Tasman Sea meets the Pacific Ocean. History of New Zealand is relatively short, because it is the last inhabited land on the Earth. It was discovered by Dutch explorer Abel Tasman in 1642. In 1769, when the famous navigator James Cook reached New Zealand and made a map of both islands, arrival of British settlers began. Of the four million inhabitants of New Zealand, half a million are indigenous people Maori or “ordinary people” as they were called by English sailors.
Canoe and rafting adventures in New Zealand
River trips by canoe in Tongariro National Park are a beautiful way to enjoy the charms of New Zealand. New Zealand offers you possibility to enjoy fun filled river trips. It is meant for people with little or no rafting experience. Canoe and rafting trip is a best combination of fun, relaxation and exploration of New Zealand natural beauty. This is an unforgettable experience for people with an adventurous spirit, regardless of their experience or age.
Natural beauty of New Zealand
The best way to see natural beauty of New Zealand is walking or tours on a motorcycle. This way you will be able to enjoy the beautiful breathtaking landscapes.
Auckland is New Zealand’s largest city with more than one million inhabitants. Its main attraction is the Sky Tower, the tower from which you can see the whole city. Like most New Zealanders and most Auckland residents, you can enjoy the outdoor activities, sailing and rowing, but also motorcycling, cricket and rugby. The city is surrounded by 48 volcanoes, among which One Tree Hill attracts the most attention, as the largest “extinct” of Auckland’s volcano.
At the end of the northern island, along the shore of Lake Rotorua, there is the namesake city known for its geothermal springs, geysers and mud pools. Taupo, the largest lake in New Zealand is located south of Rotorua. Highest peak of the island is Ruapehu, where Tongariro National Park is located.
Snapper Fishing Charters are another possibility of adventure tourism you can enjoy in New Zealand. If you like fishing, this is the best way to spend your time on the water in New Zealand. The main target is Snapper, but you can also catch many different fish such as Trevally, John Dory, Kingfish, Shark and many other species.
You should feel the magic of New Zealand
New Zealand is a mixture of Maori and English culture, habits and customs. Maori have given exoticism, imagination and relaxation to the British. Although New Zealand is at the end of the world, each year 2.5 million tourists visit it. Most of them are attracted by unspoiled nature that allows them to feel the power of the ice mountains and volcanoes, the strength and clarity of the sea water.