Incredible landscapes, thrilling excursions, delicious fresh food and magnificent wildlife - there's so much to see and do in New Zealand, it's hard to know where to start. That's why we've put together a collection of fantastic travel guides, personal customer stories and exhilarating videos to help inspire your perfect trip with New Zealand Sky. Start by checking out our popular guides, or click on any of the drop-bars to filter your choices. Once you're fully inspired, don't forget to give our welcoming team of travel experts a call to put together your perfect itinerary.
When is the best time to travel to New Zealand?
New Zealand has it all, glaciers, fiords, volcanoes, coastline, plains and forests. The country's diverse geology and South Pacific location gives varied weather across the year. So, when is the best time to travel to New Zealand?
New Zealand holiday options: From self-drive, motorhome camping to escorted tours
There are multiple ways to explore the spectacular country of New Zealand. No matter which you choose, a self-drive excursion, exploring by motorhome or an escorted tour, it’s bound to be an experience of a lifetime.
Escorted touring holidays in New Zealand
Contemplating an escorted tour through New Zealand? One of the world’s most breath-taking destinations, ranging from wild, rugged coastlines, soaring mountain peaks, rainforest and waterfalls to hot springs, glaciers and abundant wildlife.
Exploring New Zealand's South Island regions
Prepare for a majestic mix of rugged coastlines, sparkling glaciers, forested mountains, arresting national parks, fabulous vineyards, and adrenaline-fuelled activities in New Zealand’s South Island - an outdoor wonderland roughly half the size of the UK.
Head out on one of these day trips from Christchurch
Christchurch is the centrepiece of, and gateway to the Canterbury region, renowned for its spectacular natural landscapes, wineries and range of winter and summer attractions. View our rundown of our favourite day trips.
Head out on one of these day trips from Wellington
Wellington's a compact capital city with a diverse mix of European and Maori culture, shopping, food and a bustling harbour. And a great base for day trips to islands, nature reserves, vineyards and beaches.
Discover New Zealand’s magnificent wonders & wildlife
While New Zealand is filled with spectacular natural wonders, wildlife is abundant too, on land and in the water, with opportunities to watch for whales, dolphins, penguins, seals and more.
Exploring New Zealand's North Island regions
Little beats the charismatic North Island when it comes to tapping into New Zealand’s native Maori past, blissing out on ravishing white-sand beaches, and marvelling at volcanoes, geysers, and other geothermal wonders.
Head out on one of these day trips from Auckland
Auckland's a haven for nature-lovers, surrounded by volcanic cones, rainforests, vineyards and a coastline fringed with black-and-white-sand beaches. See some top day trips accessible from this city base.
Exploring Bay of Islands, New Zealand's Winterless North
The Bay of Islands is one of New Zealand’s most popular visitor destinations, renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty, delectable seafood cuisine and living heritage.
The most swoonworthy stays in New Zealand
Given that few countries are as diverse as New Zealand, it comes as no surprise that there are lodgings for every style and budget; from sophisticated lakeside resorts, chic superlodges and designer hotels to working farms with panoramic views stretching as far as the eye can see.
Exploring Rotorua, Tauranga and Bay of Plenty
A stay in the bay promises endless silvery strands of beach, watersports galore, and also plenty of fascinating history - the Maori population here remains among the largest in the country.
We had a really fantastic holiday. The whole package was extremely well planned and it would be very hard to improve it! This holiday was one of the best we ever had. - William Culley