New Zealand offers unparalleled natural wonders and exquisite experiences that make it not only a popular tourist destination but also a coveted film set. 🇳🇿
Flight Arrives in Auckland
Take your tastebuds on a round-trip of Italy with burrata, gelato and (almost) every other dish under the Tuscan sun.
Location:68 Tyler Street, Britomart, Auckland City
At 196m tall, Maungawhau or Mount Eden is the highest volcano in Auckland. From the summit, you can enjoy spectacular views of the city and its harbours.
Location:7-25 Boston Road Mt Eden Auckland 1023
Italian food done right. Casual dining, with a whole lot of oomph, this Wynyard Quarter restaurant provides sensational meatballs, pasta, and a bunch of other unforgettable Italian dishes. From the feels-like-home interior, to the gorgeous stained glass window and Mother Mary salt spoons, it’s clear that Baduzzi comes from a love of of family, friends, and mighty fine Italian cuisine.
Rare and spectacular plants including the Amorphopallus titanum (corpse flower) and a large collection of chrysanthemums, in an ever-changing display can be seen in each of the two barrel-vaulted Victorian style glass houses which face out on to an extensive courtyard and sunken pool.
Location:Wintergarden Road, Parnell, Auckland 1010
Top quality handmade-pasta pop up delivers some of the best Italian dishes in town. The menu boasts the likes of fresh ravioli, basil, kumera and ricotta gnocchi, pumpkin gnudi (naked pasta), sourdough Focaccia and eggplant ravioli. There’s also a small dessert menu—best wear stretchy pants!
Location:10-26 cnr Jellicoe Street & Fishlane ASB North Wharf Wynyard Quarter
Check out of hotel
Quick breakfast at the train station
Auckland to Rotorua
Lord of the Rings / The Hobbit fan, this place is definitely a must-see attraction when you’re in New Zealand. Construction of the place was started in 1999 for the Lord of the Rings trilogy and was refurbished in 2011 for The Hobbit trilogy.
A popular watering hole for residents of The Shire in The Hobbit.
YHA Rotorua Hostel
Home to the spider-like, light-producing larva is a Glowworm species unique to New Zealand. To be what it is now, it took 24 million years to actually shape the caves through natural occurrences such as earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.
Traditional ‘waka’ or warrior canoe welcoming performance. Watch the lifting of the hangi during a feast served from the traditional ground oven. Learn about local Maori culture and watch the powerful Haka dance
Location:196 Fairy Springs Road, Fairy Springs, Rotorua 3015