Once its isolation from other countries was perceived negatively, but with the advent of tourism, this has become its greatest gift. New Zealand has been time and again considered as the most beautiful country in the world by tourists. A single island on one side is bordered by Alps and its other side by beautiful coastline is an example of successful experiments by nature.
Covering an area of nearly 268,680 sq. km, New Zealand is supposedly the youngest country in the world. Situated nearly 2000 km south of Australia, New Zealand is totally isolated from all other land masses and this isolation has given the country a totally different identity, nature wise as well as culturally. Such is the beauty of this country that tourists find it difficult to take their eyes off it for even a second. It is divided into two huge islands called South Island and North Island, and many smaller islands.
The main attraction of the country are Mount Cook, the highest peak in New Zealand; Milford Sound and Rotorua Goethermal Region. They collectively attract as many tourists as all other attractions combined.
Apart from so much to see, there is much to experience in this part of the world. New Zealand is an absolute Haven for all kinds of adventure sports. The most popular are bungee jumping and jet boat ride. The country is called the Home of Bungee Jumping and Huka Falls is probably the best place in the entire world to indulge in jet boat ride. Even the culture of indigenous people is something that people from around the world come to explore and understand.
Wellington is the capital city of New Zealand and the gateway to entire New Zealand. Situated in the southwestern tip of North Island, Wellington is home to New Zealand government and some of the most known attractions. However, Auckland is the largest and most populated city of New Zealand and is equally beautiful and important. Other major cities of New Zealand are Christchurch, Hamilton, Napier a