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This is a preview of the full content of our New Zealand’s Best app.

Please consider downloading this app to support small independent publishing and because:

  • All content is designed for mobile devices and works best there.
  • Detailed in-app maps will help you find sites using your device’s GPS.
  • The app works offline (one time upgrade required on Android versions).
  • All advertising (only present on Android versions) can be removed.

The app will also allow you to:

  • Add custom locations to the app map (your hotel…).
  • Create your own list of favourites as you browse.
  • Search the entire contents using a fast and simple text-search tool.
  • Make one-click phone calls (on phones).
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Air New Zealand Airbus A320-232; ZK-OJM@ZQN;11.07.2012/662ce

Virtually all international visitors to New Zealand turn up by air. Flights from Europe come via North America, Asia or the Middle East.

Auckland is the main gateway airport, followed by Christchurch.

Wellington and Queenstown airports also receive international flights from Australia.

A small number of visitors arrive by cruise ship or yacht.

Getting Around

Below are a few tips and details about various forms of transport and links to help you research.

But if you’re already in NZ and feeling lazy, then consider heading to one of 70 i-Site Visitor Centres where staff will be happy to assist with transport bookings including, bus, rail, rental car and domestic flights.




Car & Motorbike




Text © Craig McLachlan

Image by Aero Icarus