Great distance of attractions in New Zealand and the relatively small population that inhabits the islands helps to keep the unique nature and wildlife. New Zealand is far country for Americans and Europeans, located in the southern hemisphere, south-east of Australia. It consists of two large (North and South) islands and several smaller ones. The first Polynesian settlers, later called Maori and after great geographical discoveries of the 16th century and the first Europeans set foot.
New Zealand is a very beautiful country that attracts millions of tourists from around the world with their nature. The most remarkable natural attraction in New Zealand is Milford Sound. Located in the southwest corner of the South Island in Fiordland National Park.
Strait Milford Bay starting from the Tasman Sea and is a favorite place to cruise. It is visited annually by more than 500,000 nature lovers. The full transition cruise ship is four days and begins from Lake Te Anau, Makinan passage to Milford Bay.
We will go through the sutherland waterfall, Bowen and Stirling Falls 155 meters high. If you are lucky during the transition to rain water overflowing rain, after forming velichestvenni numerous waterfalls cascade from an impressive view.
This is the second rainiest place in the world after the islands of Tahiti. In New Zealand there are many inspiring views and Mitre Peak 1,692 m, which towers majestically over Milford Sound fjord. The view is amazing, and the whole area around the fjord is listed as World Heritage by UNESCO.
Another interesting place worth visiting is natural attractions of Rotorua. Represents spheres of a wide variety of geysers, about 1200 in number. Located in North Island near Auckland.
For an enjoyable and relaxing holiday you can visit the largest freshwater lake in New Zealand - Lake Taupo. It was formed at the site of an extinct volcano in the Tongariro Park.
Near this interesting destination for New Zealand and Waitomo caves Marokopa waterfalls 36 meters. Very beautiful and deepest waterfall, whose access to the panoramic site is very easy. If you like hikers and hiking is good to walk along Clinton. Ecotrail called Milford Track and the river ends at Lake Te Anau, the second largest freshwater lake in the South Island.
Here fans of fishing can enjoy the abundance of trout. Prices for visiting the park are NZ $ 600 for one day. Is pricey but worth the pleasure. If you love architecture, visit the only palace complex in New Zealand - Larnach Castle.
The building was constructed in 1871 - 1876 year and belonged to the trader and politician William Larnach. Upon walking inside the castle you will feel aristocratic spirit of New Zealand at the time.