From the spectacular Waitangi Treaty Grounds to the massive wilderness of Doubtful Sound, this guide provides extensive, thoroughly researched information which will help you plan your trip as well as advise you on the ground. The Essentials section provides great advice on how to get there and how to get around as well as information on sleeping, eating, drinking and shopping giving you an idea of what you can expect to pay. The heart of the guide is broken in to the key regions of New Zealand and gives you comprehensive information on each of the regions from the Southland and the Fjords to Auckland and Northland. Each regional section has an overview map, local information on how to get around with transport and street maps where relevant, a short history of the region, thorough advice on what to see and do from sampling the music scene in Recife to horse-riding in the Pantanal and a directory of key local information on banks, embassies, internet cafes, medical and even laundry services.
There is a full-colour mini atlas which has maps of each region to help you get your bearings and a distance chart so you can plan your journeys as well as a helpful language section providing all the key words and phrases that will help you get by. The 'land of the long white cloud' is just waiting to be explored. Take off and discover this unique and beautiful country with Footprint's 5th edition New Zealand Handbook. New Zealand is the perfect remedy for anyone wanting to truly escape from it all. With stunning natural beauty aplenty, from its swathes of empty beaches, to mountaintops and fjords there is something here for everyone. Footprint's fully updated 5th edition New Zealand Handbook will show you how to make the most of both the north and south islands, from getting to grips with cosmopolitan Auckland to heading off on a road trip to the magnificent Milford Sound. Including all the necessaries on where to eat and sleep and comprehensive listings of all the fantastic adventure activities and sports on offer, this guide will inspire anyone wanting to get the most from nature's playground.
Brought to life at the turn of a page Easily accessible Fascinating and extensive history Useful insider tips for those travelling with children When and where to catch the festivals, holidays and events throughout the year Beautiful and diverse
Publisher: Footprint Travel Guides