Highlighting the unique experiences available in a property’s vicinity helps tailor your luxury accommodation choice. We also provide links to recommended activity and experience providers in this area.
With over 15,000 km of coastline you are never more than a few hours drive from the ocean. Explore New Zealand’s varied and beautiful seascape and the abundance of related activities.
Towering peaks, glaciers and rugged ranges are a dominant feature of New Zealand. From the breath-taking beauty of the 500 kilometre long Southern Alps to North Island’s Mt Ruapehu this is an alpine playground.
With so much of New Zealand untouched, the opportunities to harvest natures bounty are abundant. Renowned as one of the world’s finest flyfishing destinations and with plentiful seafood judicious collecting is a way of life.
For millions of years New Zealand has been isolated and unique birds, animals and plants have developed here. New Zealand conservationists are dedicated to preserving the natural history of and enabling visitors to view many of NZ's animal life close up by ways of guided tours, or by visiting one of the many animal parks and scenic reserves.
Whether seeking cosmopolitan, sophisticated city experiences, a round of golf, the opportunity to visit manicured gardens or enjoy the excitement of a day at the Races the traveler is bound to find what interests them.
Music, opera, ballet, theatre are all alive and well in New Zealand and of exceptional quality for such a small population. We have a superb national Symphony Orchestra which tours the country with visiting soloists and a number of regional orchestras, a magnificent National Ballet Company and NZ Opera has a strong following. Live theatre is a well established tradition and the contemporary music scene is vibrant and innovative. We are exceptionally fortunate to have events like the Auckand and Wellington International Festivals of the Arts and the breathtaking World of Wearable Art show. Artists, sculptors, potters, New Zealand is not just about the scenery!