New Zealand is no longer that country far away from us in the Arab world. With the development we are witnessing, discovering tourist destinations is easy and available, especially that magnificent island in Oceania that attracts the spotlight. With the announcement that Saudi citizens do not need a visa to enter New Zealand, What do you think about discovering today the 10 best destinations in which to plan your itinerary, which will not be like any other trip …?
New Zealand is divided into two main islands, south and north, and it is filled with unique natural scenes and a wonderful selection of lakes, mountains and vegetables spread alongside modern cities that possess all the ingredients of modernity! Let our journey begin.
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Stewart Island to discover natural anecdotes
This island located in the far south of the country is still living according to the concept of “virgin nature”, as 80% of its area is still the same with its untouched beauty. The island is located along the Rakiura National Park and is a rare opportunity to discover the natural side of New Zealand. Several activities can be practiced on the island, such as camping and exploration trips on foot. One of the most famous trips is what is known as the “Northwest Circuit”, which is spread over several days and can be booked through several agencies.
Nelson .. the sun is here
Are you looking for a warm sun? In this destination in the north of the South Island you will find the sun more than anywhere else in New Zealand, it is the spot that gets the most light! The wonderful climate coupled with the fact that this city is surrounded by 3 natural parks makes Nelson a favorite destination for outdoor activities. Founder’s Park is also one of the most prominent landmarks where you can spend quality time in nature amid the modern city and enjoy visiting Abel Tasman to spend a full day in it.
Walk on the Glacier Country glacier
From sun to ice, Glacier Country on the South Island is a must, especially the jewel of the Westland Park, where you can see two of the world’s greatest glaciers: Josef and Fox. The first is the largest glacier a person can access in Laan so you can walk on it! The competent trips provide a complete program of the visit so that your experience is completely unique.
Napier is the capital of design
We now move to the North Island, specifically to Napier, which is a sea destination also known as the design capital of New Zealand in relation to the wonderful engineering that was adopted after the massive fire that broke out about 80 years ago. Also among the city’s distinctive landmarks is the New Zealand National Aquarium, which includes everything from the sea world including turtles to crocodiles!
The amazing New Zealand calls for lovers of nature and luxury
Rotorua and thermal wonders!
This area is known as the “thermal wonderland” of New Zealand! She won this title for merit, as it is abundant in it, in which many islands and hot springs abound in many parks and reserves. Also, phenomena appear to circulate hot and circulating waters in new parts of the city! Wai-O-Tapu is one of the best places to visit in the city with its many hot springs amid colorful nature as well as Lady Knox Geyzer.
Paihia and the Bay of Islands
To discover the “Bay of Islands” area, Paihia is a great place to visit. It is a relatively small village but fully embraces the spirit of this bay with a host of great hotels and leisure opportunities. For adventure, you can swim with dolphins, go snorkeling and explore the seas. On the ground, Marsden Road is the best seafood restaurant.
Oakland … the city of sailors
The largest and most populated city in the country is known as the city of seafarers and is located on the North Island and is famous for its modernity and diverse culture. For great views of the city, climb the Auckland Harbor Bridge, and if you want to learn more about New Zealand’s history and heritage, I mean Auckland Domain, which is the oldest part of the city. There you will find great galleries, handicrafts and Aboriginal products alongside the iconic Oakland Museum that is a must to visit.
For those looking for a dream destination in adventure and the high adrenaline rate, Queenstown in the south of the country is an ideal choice, along with its famous adventures with great beauty, surrounded by the Southern Alps Mountains and Lake Wakatipu, which holds many activities around it. Nightlife is also booming in Queenstown, especially downtown, which is also packed with restaurants and cafes.
Natural wonders in Tongariro
New Zealand’s first national park known for its unexpected surprises! Tongariro is distinguished by the diversity of its natural environments, including lakes, stagnant volcanoes, weed fields, forests, etc. … Start your path at the Whakapapa Visiting Center, and then set off to the magnificent Tranaki Falls and many others, including the Lava Line emitted from volcanoes hundreds of years ago ..
Perhaps it is the most famous tourist spot in New Zealand. Fiordland is a park to enjoy the magic of nature and its captivating beauty, especially with fjords or “sea lanes”, which you will not find anywhere else. Milford Sound The most prominent place in the park, which is an Alfiqi marine alley formed from an iceberg. On your path you will be amazed by the distinct waterfalls and rock formations adjacent to the waters of rivers, as you will see many examples of wild and marine life, such as dolphins, penguins, and others …
A view from Wellington’s capital
From the charm of Fiordland
From Stewart Island
From Queenstown activities
From Glacier Country
Café in Nelson
Hot springs in Rotorua
Paihia is within the Bay of Islands
Wonderful nature in Queenstown
A scene from Oakland
Napier is the capital of design