Fodor's New Zealand
About This Book
NEW THIS EDITION: Since the Feburary 2011 earthquake the restaurant, hotel, and nightlife scene in Christchurch has adapated and spread to surrounding areas. Fodor's covers all the emerging hotspots in this remarkably resilient city. Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy is bringing legions of fans to the country, and Fodor's helps visitors pick the best tours as well as places to eat and stay around New Zealand's top Tolkein sites.
ILLUSTRATED FEATURES: Special color features throughout the book illuminate the most distinctive aspects of New Zealand. Features on tramping in New Zealand's many national parks, sailing, birding, wine tours, and Maori art give travelers an unparalleled sense of the country.
ESSENTIAL TRIP-PLANNING TOOLS: Top Experiences and Great Itineraries help travelers make the most of their time and navigate one or both of New Zealand's islands. Charts on tour operators and National Parks activities give visitors information on how to plan their outdoor adventures and go on guided excursions. This guide also includes a detailed pullout map with an extensive index of activities.
DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's New Zealand offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their visit. Fodor's Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. "Word of Mouth" quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.
ABOUT FODOR’S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's Travel Guide is researched and written by local experts.