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Etti Bali Aug 07 2015

guide to new zealand for indian travellers

Ria Dutta Aug 07 2015
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Planning a trip to New Zealand? Check out these 8 must visit places for Indian travellers in New Zealand with some quick tips too. Read on!

Bay of Islands

Imagine yourself swimming with dolphins! Yes, that is possible when you are in paradise. With a sub-tropical climate, you can have the time of your life. Hire a boat and go fishing or explore the aura of the 144 different islands. New Zealand gives you wonderful reasons to visit it.



If you are an adrenaline junkie, then you should visit Queenstown. Packed with thrilling activities from bungee jumping to jetboating with breathtaking views, the place has it all. You can even have wine in one of the most mesmerising vineyards. Queensland is rightly known as New Zealand's resort town.



From bars and restaurants to international events and shopping, a trip to Auckland will spoil you for good. Visit Silo Park or the Auckland Art Gallery, this place will surely give you the variety you are looking for. Auckland’s Waiheke Island is a heaven for beach lovers and even has vineyard tours to keep you in action.

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So you are a history buff? Then you should explore the fascinating Maori culture of New Zealand--its myths and mysteries. Visit Rotorua as it is also rich in natural beauty with 18 lakes, exotic forests,boiling mud pools and springs. Also, it is loaded with various adventure sports options.



Don’t like dolphins? How about whales then? Yes!
Visit Canterbury where you can just sail your way to watch whales. This place has spectacular landscapes which offers you thrilling adventures as well. You can just pedal along stunning cycle trails or wander in the outstanding gardens or soak your worries away in an alpine spa.



Love hiking? We have a place for you! Fiordland is surrounded by over 100,000 glaciers. Hike your way to the breathtaking scenery of the Sutherland Falls--the tallest waterfall in New Zealand.



Did you love The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit? Then do visit Hamilton-Waikato. It has the Hobbiton movie set--the permanent set created for these two movies. You can even take a ride on the hot air balloon for a one-of-a kind adventure and enjoy panoramic views of beautiful Waikato.


West Coast

How about taking a scenic flight to the glaciers and geological treasures and then hike your way through snow and ice? Or exploring the grottos which are filled with shimmering glowworms. This place does offer you with something memorable every time you visit it, so go ahead.


Language Guide

Did you know sign language is one of three official languages of New Zealand, with English and Maori being the other two? Here is a little guide if you want to interact using sign language.


* If you are wondering about the currency, then 1.00 NZD = 42.0799 INR (as of August 2015)

Indian Embassy in New Zealand

9, 180 Molesworth Street, Thorndon, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Telephone: +64-4-473-6390

We hope this guide will help you to have a splendid vacation! Share this piece of 8 must visit places for Indian travellers in New Zealand and keep us posted too.Cheers!
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