Hotels in New Zealand
How to Find the Best New Zealand Hotels with Venere
New Zealand is a long haul destination for just about anyone, make sure you book a great hotel before you set off on your long (but well worth it) journey. Whether you stay in Auckland or Wellington or prefer the idyllic mountains and countryside of the South Island, we have Kiwi accommodation for you. A small and sparsely populated country, New Zealand offers varied landscapes to enjoy in peace and quiet. Skiing is centered around Mount Ruapehu, a volcano on the North Island and Queenstown and Christchurch on the South Island. One of the top fishing destinations in the world and steeped in fascinating history, New Zealand has something for everyone. As travel experts who speak 11 languages, Venere offers a more personal service to help travelers find the perfect New Zealand hotels.
What's New Zealand Like?
New Zealand is made up of two large islands plus many more smaller ones, created by tectonic movement. Rotorua, on the North Island, are known for its hot springs, bubbling mud pools and geysers; the ultimate opportunity to relax in nature. Visit Whakarewarewa Thermal Village to learn how Maoris have used the volcanic activity of the region for centuries. Take a helicopter ride to White Island, the country's only active marine volcano, for a breathtaking and memorable day. Kiwis and tourists alike enjoy many different outdoor activities in this beautiful country; try skiing, water sports, golf or hiking. Fans of The Lord of the Rings movies can visit many places where filming took place, they have used over 150 locations to create Middle-earth on screen. New Zealand is also known for its wine, there are vineyards throughout the country and most are open for tastings. Kiwi chefs have developed their own Pacific Rim cuisine, including fresh seafood and lamb dishes.
Tips for Getting Along with Locals in New Zealand
When learning about Maori culture, you will be warmly welcomed and in return you should find out what you need to do to show respect. If on a guided tour, you will be told of any things you need to do or, perhaps more importantly, not do. The annual Kawhia Kai Festival is held in February on the Kawhia coast, it is an ideal opportunity to experience traditional food and music. Kiwis pride themselves on being laid back and down to earth, so you're sure to fit in wherever you go. Venere are happy to share travel tips and insider information on New Zealand hotels and the country and people, to help you make the most of your vacation.