Whether exploring your own backyard or somewhere new, discover the freedom of the open road with Lonely Planet's New Zealand's BestTrips. Featuring 25 amazing road trips, plus up-to-date advice on the destinations you'll visit along the way, you can cruise Bay of Islands and Milford Sound, meander to sophisticated vineyard restaurants on Waiheke Island, and spot whales and dolphins off the Kaikoura Coast; all with your trusted travel companion. Jump in the car, turn up the tunes, and hit the road!
Inside Lonely Planet's New Zealand'sBest Trips:
Up-to-date information - all businesses were rechecked before publication to ensure they are still open after 2020's COVID-19 outbreak
Lavish colour and gorgeous photography throughout
Itineraries and planning advice to pick the right tailored routes for your needs and interests
Get around easily - easy-to-read, full-colour route maps, and detailed directions
Insider tips to get around like a local, avoid trouble spots and be safe on the road - local driving rules, parking, toll roads
Essential infoat your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, prices
Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Useful features - including Stretch Your Legs, Detours, Link Your Trip
Covers Marlborough, Bay of Islands, Akaroa, West Coast, Central Plateau, Milford Sound, Waiheke Island, Kaikoura, Mackenzie Country, Waitomo Caves, Canterbury, Rotorua, Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch, Queenstown and more
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's New Zealand's Best Trips, is perfect for exploring New Zealand in the classic way - by road trip!
Looking for a more comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all the country? Check out Lonely Planet's New Zealand guide.
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