* Written by a New Zealand resident, and full of personal insights and opinions, this guide takes you to one of the world's most exciting ecotourism destinations! It's much more complete and in-depth than its major competition. * Whether you're dreaming of hiking along the Marlborough Sound, trout fishing in Lake Rotorua, driving the Milford Road, or feasting on sumptuous green-lipped mussels or succulent lamb, this detailed guide will help you plan the trip of a lifetime. * You'll find the latest on nightlife in Auckland and Wellington and the best places to lay your head after an adventure-filled day, too. *Frommer's New Zealand also features gorgeous color photos of the sights and experiences that await you.
Table of Contents
LIST OF MAPS. 1 THE BEST OF NEW ZEALAND. 2 NEW ZEALAND IN DEPTH. 3 PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO NEW ZEALAND. 4 SUGGESTED NEW ZEALAND ITINERARIES. 5 THE ACTIVE VACATION PLANNER. 6 AUCKLAND. 7 NORTHLAND & COROMANDEL. 8 WAIKATO & BAY OF PLENTY. 9 ROTORUA, TAUPO & TONGARIRO NATIONAL PARK. 10 GISBORNE & HAWKE'S BAY. 11 TARANAKI & WANGANUI. 12 WELLINGTON. 13 MARLBOROUGH & NELSON. 14 CHRISTCHURCH & CANTERBURY. 15 WEST COAST & THE GLACIERS. 16 QUEENSTOWN & ENVIRONS. 17 DUNEDIN, SOUTHLAND & STEWART ISLAND. 18 FAST FACTS. 19 KIWI TERMS & PHRASES. INDEX.
Photojournalist Adrienne Rewi's passion for words and writing has taken her throughout Asia and into almost every writing genre and every subject. When not organizing her next overseas trip, taking photographs, or writing her next book, she is based in Christchurch writing for numerous New Zealand and international magazines. She is the author of five editions of the bestselling travel guide Frommer's New Zealand and has published three other non-fiction titles and assorted short stories. She is a contributor to the Frommer's publication Dream Vacations.