Auckland, the Kauri Coast, the Bay of Islands, Hamilton, Taranaki, the Coromandel Peninsula, Bay of Plenty, Hawke's Bay, Wellington - all and more are covered in depth.
All of the detailed information you need is here about the hotels, restaurants, shopping, sightseeing. But we also lead you to new discoveries, turning corners you haven't turned before, helping you to interact with the world in new ways. Written by a native New Zealander, this guide covers every region and town, with in-depth information on the Maori culture, the remarkable places to stay and eat, vineyard tours, cooking schools, thermal springs, albatross and whale encounters, scenic drives, and more. Canoe the rivers, ride in a hot air balloon, hike the trails, explore the forests, take a glacier tour. There s even a section on how to talk Kiwi English! Photos, maps.
"The book is great. I love the www references, the personal touches and for me the descriptions and comments make me feel like I am already there." -- Richard Hart.
"An activity guide packed with detail on everything from horseback riding and camping to fishing, cruising, hiking and more. Chapters are organized regionally and make it easy to look up local accommodations and eateries, inland and water adventures, and even small local maps for quick consultation." -- Midwest Book Review.
"The perfect companion for planning." -- Rutgers Magazine. "These useful travel guides are highly recommended." -- Library Journal
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Published December 22, 2009
by Hunter Publishing.