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A far-flung paradise for families with spectacular scenery, wildlife experiences and endless outdoor pursuits

Don’t let the distance to this island nation deter you from what is easily one of the best family holiday destinations in the world.

From bubbling geysers, cycle tracks, tranquil beaches and dune sandboarding in the North Island to glaciers, jet boating, whale watching and hiking in the South – this country delivers fun-filled activities for the whole family in a safe and easily accessible environment.

Get a taste of the quintessential rural life of New Zealand at Rotorua’s Agrodome where families can jump on a 4WD to explore a real working farm and hand-feed friendly baby animals. Explore a labyrinth of caves and underground rivers littered with thousands of magical glowworms that create a star-like canopy at Waitomo Caves. Go on a family adventure into middle-earth at the original Hobbiton movie set from Lord of the Rings, swim with friendly fur seals and hike through untouched forests to private beaches.

Whatever your family is interested in, our Travel Designers can carefully craft the perfect trip with experiences and excursion that will excite and delight the whole family.

Whatever you want from your Australasia tour, our team of expert travel designers are ready to help.

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Need to Know

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When to go

New Zealand is a year-round destination. In summer visit the beaches, rivers, National Parks and marine wildlife. In spring and autumn the countryside is bursting with colours and the weather is mild but with more rainfall. In winter experience clear, crisp days as well as rainfall especially in the North Island. In the deep south admire the snow-capped alpine ranges.

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Meet your Australasia Team

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Ask me about taking a seaplane to lunch in Sydney or a helicopter to New Zealand's most active volcano.

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Ask me about scuba diving, trekking, and culinary adventures.

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Ask me about trekking, diving, Inca culture, handicrafts and souvenirs.

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Some of my most memorable travel experiences include kayaking in Antarctica, horse-back riding in El Calafate in Argentina, gorilla tracking in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda, climbing Africa’s highest mountain Kilimanjaro and getting up close and personal with polar bears in arctic Canada.

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I absolutely love the Hunter Valley wine region just outside Sydney, and snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef truly is an experience of a lifetime.

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Over the past 10 years, I have reported from nearly 70 countries, including Greenland, Brazil, Namibia, South Africa, Kenya, Bhutan, Nepal, the Seychelles, Bali, Thailand, and elsewhere around South-East Asia.

Start planning your trip by speaking to someone who knows this destination inside out.

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