New Zealand must be one of the most beautiful tourist countries in the world. With its spectacular mountains, gorgeous natural surroundings, active volcanoes, deep fiords and rugged coastline, picturesque lakes, streams and beaches, and bubbling mud pools and geysers. It is truly a land of natural wonder and beauty. With New Zealand now in the height of summer, visitors can expect long balmy days filled with sunshine, beautiful lakes and beaches, warm white sand, and beautiful excursions to go on. For travelers with a summer palate, it’s the right time of the year to harvest your own delicious, mouthwatering seafood at beaches throughout the country.
There are so many amazing experiences taking place in New Zealand for tourists and travelers right now, here are a few popular ones:
Skyline Queenstown’s inaugural summer mountain biking trail season is open now until May 29. Queenstown’s rugged natural beauty is the perfect backdrop for biking enthusiasts. Take the gondola to the top of the mountain and enjoy the long ride downhill, with the long summer evening providing light over the lakeland scenery until late.
A new 80ft boat is now operating to Abel Tasman National Park directly from Nelson. Previously accessible by small water craft only, visitors can now reach the pristine waters of Abel Tasman in style on the new daily service. Abel Tasman Sea Shuttle also offers access to the stunning hike along the Abel Tasman National Park Coastal Track.
This summer there’s a fun new way to breeze around sunny Nelson, pedicabs will operate around the central city. The ‘Sunbugs’ will be pedaled by friendly local guides who will offer local stories and commentary while navigating the scenic sites and sounds of the city.
Read more about traveling to New Zealand at GoNOMAD.com: “Meeting the Maori: The Original New Zealanders”