Perfectly Posh Travel

New Zealand

Land of the Maoris and the Pakeha

Enjoy our wonderful journey to New Zealand, known as the Land of the Long White Cloud. New Zealand may be the last major spot-on earth to be settled by humans but visitors from around the world travel to this breathtakingly beautiful island nation to enjoy its unrivalled natural splendor, it’s cozy cites and its intriguing heritage as a bicultural, European and Polynesian, nation. New Zealand is home to the Māori, the Polynesian settlers who have lived here for many hundreds of years and boast a fascinating and vibrant culture. It also is home to the Pakeha, Europeans largely from Britain who also traveled around the globe to build a better life for themselves. The result is a fascinating Kiwi culture found nowhere else. New Zealand also is renowned for its local food and wine scene, its cutting-edge architecture, its Alpine resorts and its lovely South Sea islands. It also is the setting for Peter Jackson’s famous Lord of the Rings films. New Zealand has so much to offer any traveler that your trip will leave you planning your next New Zealand visit. The world of the Kiwi awaits you!

Highlights include:

  • Breathtakingly scenic Queenstown, New Zealand‘s world famous adventure capital
  • Arrowtown, a charming “lost in time” gold rush town full of shops and cafés
  • Christchurch, a small city with delightful contemporary architecture and British inspired parks and buildings
  • Wellington, “the coolest little capital in the world“and home to some of the country‘s finest museums
  • Rotorua, a unique geothermal spa town
  • Participation in an authentic Māori cultural experience, which includes a delicious “Hangi” dinner
  • Auckland, New Zealand’s cosmopolitan urban center with delightful Victorian neighborhoods and Polynesian beach towns
  • Numerous Lord of the Rings attractions, including the actual set of Hobbiton and a tour of Peter Jackson’s special effects studio