With overseas travel plans cancelled, there is no better time to explore our beautiful country. As leaders in travel and hospitality, we have put together a list of unique spots around the country you need to check out now we have paradise all to ourselves.
Rotorua is a getaway to world famous biking trails in the majestic Whakarewarewa Forest. Located minutes from downtown, the park is a playground for both families and thrill seekers, alike.
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Renowned for its charming village and incredible vineyards, Greytown is the perfect weekend destination. Spend your days cycling from winery to winery, sampling the best from the regions vintages.
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As one of Wellington's best-loved and known streets, Cuba is famous for its creative urban culture, incredible food, espresso coffee and craft beer. Experience a pastaria with style in the heart of Cuba Street. 1154 serves up some of the finest pasta Wellington has to offer. The team ensure they buy from the best when it comes to ingredients. Flour comes from a farm in Canterbury, tomatoes arrive from Italy and the all-natural or organic wine list hails from the smallest vineyards in New Zealand.
Looking for deep, rich layers of flavours? Tuck into authentic Malaysian cuisine at Satay Malaysia, so delicious you'll forget you're eating this in Wellington. We recommend the Chow Kuay Teaw.
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Feel like you've been transported to the finest food markets of the world with Christchurch's newest attraction, the Riverside Markets. Brimming with fresh produce and global cuisine, the markets offer a unique foodie take on inner city life. Located in the heart of the CBD, alongside the market sits Riverside Lanes, a destination boutique shopping experience with major fashion brands and even more dining options.
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From beginner to advanced, Lake Tekapo boasts 24km of walking and cycling tracks set in lush forest scenery. The park also offers an orienteering trail and magical swimming spots. When you visit Lake Tekapo, drop by the Dark Sky Project where you can enjoy the Crater Experience at Cowan's Private Observatory. Tours operate Thursday to Monday. During the Crater Experience, get ready to enhance your knowledge of the Southern Skies and have a night to remember.
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