Reasons to visit New Zealand

New Zealand reasons
Are you looking for a destination for your next vacation? Today we are going to try to help you out! And do not think that what we are going to do is show you one of those lists that we like so much, but that we are going to propose a destination that is gaining more and more followers in our country. We are referring to New Zealand, which is found in the antipodes of Spain.

Yes, we know that it is a very distant destination and that you have to fly many hours to reach it. In addition, we are aware that it is not a too cheap trip. However, crossing half the world and spending a little more than you should on your next vacation will be worth it. To convince you, today we are going to give you some reasons why you should go to New Zealand. Can you come with us?


Without a doubt, the main reason why you should go to New Zealand is that this country has landscapes really amazing, as well as a very varied nature. Thus, on its two islands you can enjoy golden sand beaches, coastlines with cliffs, volcanoes, rivers, lakes, glaciers, fjords, snow-capped peaks, mountains to climb, green hills ... The Tongariro National Park, the Waitomo Caves or the Tekapo Lake are just some of the natural places that are worth visiting. On the other hand, you should know that almost anywhere you can see the wonderful starry sky.

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Fauna and Flora

The flora and fauna of New Zealand deserve a special mention, since this country is home to some species of plants and animals unique in the world, such as the Kiwi, which is a bird that does not fly; the tautara, a reptile at risk of extinction; or the yellow-eyed penguin. Other animals that you can find on the islands are sheep, possums and kakapo, as well as whales, dolphins or cows. As for the flora, the giant kauris stand out.

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On the other hand, it is important to note that New Zealand is considered one of the most hospitable countries on the planet. Therefore, it is an ideal destination for backpackers, who can do hitch-hiking, couchsurfing, wwoofing... Also, you should know that it is a fantastic place to do housesitting, a form of lodging not yet very widespread in our country that consists of staying in a house while the owners are away, as long as some obligations are met, such as taking care of animals.

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Maori culture

How could it be otherwise, we have to talk about Maori culture, one of the great reasons for traveling to New Zealand. And it is that although the Maori are perfectly integrated into society, they still retain their traditions and customs, which are undoubtedly worth discovering.

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Hobbiton Movie Set

Whether or not you are a fan of The Lord of the ringsYou will love to know the corners where most of the scenes from the famous movie saga were recorded, which are an adaptation of the J. R. R. Tolkien novel. Without a doubt, the place most visited by fans of the saga is the Hobbiton Movie Set, where the houses that were built as part of the town of the hobbits.

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Tranquility and security

Although it receives more and more tourists, the truth is that New Zealand is a destination where you can still enjoy the tranquility despite being in its main tourist spots. In addition, it must be taken into account that according to data from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), it is a very safe country, in which the criminality is too short. In fact, the security forces do not carry firearms.

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