Posts Tagged ‘New Zealand’

  • Explore The Breathtaking Adventures In Untamed Destination- New Zealand
    Explore The Breathtaking Adventures In Untamed Destination- New Zealand
    New Zealand is a wondrous, impeccable and exotic land that is charming the universe in its authentic form. Truly, it remains to be in an untamed condition, unaffected by the worldly contamination. New Zealand boasts magnificent biogeography and biodiversity. It flaunts out-of-the-world flora and fauna (most of which are endemic species) and spectacular grasslands, which has stole millions of hearts worldwide. It bewitched its magical spell over the eminent film director Peter Jackson to covert the children’s fantasy novel of philologist and Oxford University professor J.R.R. Tolkien into an epic fantasy trilogy – ‘The Lord of the Rings.’ Peter Jackson himself admitted “New Zealand is one of the last unspoiled places on earth…” Universal audiences were blown away by the astounding natural beauty captured in the epic  [...]
    Posted at November 27th, 2009 at 12:11 am
  • Plummeting Paradise Destinations – Bungy Jumping
    Plummeting Paradise Destinations – Bungy Jumping
    If you are looking for a break from the mundane activities and hum drum of usual vacationing and want to transition into an adventure-ridden, innate, pulsating, off-the-cuff holiday then check out these viable alternatives. If you like being flung off a dais at heavy speeds from raging heights, suspended mid-air upside-down, then check out the bungee jumping options at its birth place, Coasta Rica where its old Colorado River Bridge at 80 meters high and Penas Blancas offer good options. Check out the ‘Parabungy’ option in Cairns where one can experience the ultimate Bungy jump with splendid views of the Great Barrier Reef, tropical haven and the beaches. Try the feet at Taupo, New Zealand or the premier bungee bridge at 148 feet high and touch the waters at the Kawarau River. The Auckland Bridge Bungy or Rotorua Bungy proffers  [...]
    Posted at July 3rd, 2009 at 12:07 am
  • Lyttelton New Zealand – Land Of Volcanoes
    Lyttelton New Zealand – Land Of Volcanoes
    The port of Christchurch, Lyttelton, proffers a plethora of inexplicable views of the extinct volcanoes worldwide. Situated in the country down under, on the east coast of South island of New Zealand, the Lyttelton town lies on the northern shores of the Lyttelton Harbour on Banks Peninsula. One is simply enchanted by the pristine views of miniature cottages and harbour dotted with ships and boats in all shapes and sizes. The Lyttelton Harbour is a bay on the north-west side of Banks Peninsula stretching kilometres inland from the south Pegasus Bay. On the upper harbour of south-west side of Lyttelton, lies the diminutive island of Quail. Encircling the Lyttelton Harbour, there are steep hills formations, evolved from the part of a wiped out volcanic crater that rises way up to a height of about 500m. One can see petite housing colonies  [...]
    Posted at June 18th, 2009 at 05:06 am
  • Great Barrier Reef ……… A Natural Wonder Of The World
    Great Barrier Reef ……… A Natural Wonder Of The World
    The Great Barrier Reef is one of the seven wonders of the natural world, and the only living thing on earth visible from space. It is the largest coral reef in the world, situated parallel to the coast of Queensland. It stretches from the coastal town of Bundaberg, up past the tip of Cape York Australia, for almost 2,000km. This stupendous wonder of the modern era comprises of, billions upon billions of living coral polyps, which are actually microscopic organisms. The Great Barrier Reef is world’s busiest marine life sanctuary because of its diverse population of living creatures. The Great Barrier Reef is of such pristine condition that it was listed by the World Heritage Trust as a protected site and is therefore managed by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Authority which protects the area from many human and environmental  [...]
    Posted at May 30th, 2009 at 04:05 pm
  • Rotorua – Land Of Geothermal Bliss And Lake Scapes
    Rotorua – Land Of Geothermal Bliss And Lake Scapes
    For those who seek the pleasures of the old world where you were one with nature, revelling in the joyous charms of baiting fish, long winding strolls along vegetated trails, rowing or paddling your own boat or deriving thrills in plunging through an innate water hole, then Rotorua is the perfect family expedition for you. The city of Rotorua located on the North island of New Zealand. This place is located in an area that is the one of the final remnants of geo-thermally active sites worldwide. The warm therapeutic waters beacon one and all for a skinny dipping session. Set amidst beautiful landscapes of bubbling geothermal activity, hot water springs and mud pools is the quaint village of Whakarewarewa located in Rotorua, the core of the North Island. According to Maori history, this was the place where the fire goddess sprung  [...]
    Posted at May 25th, 2009 at 05:05 am
  • Enjoy Your Winter holidays In New Zealand
    Enjoy Your Winter holidays In New Zealand
    Are you looking at a weekend getaway in New Zealand? Or do you wish to enjoy the winters in the southern Hemisphere. ? Do not worry winters in southern hemispheres are not always frosty. You can visit Queenstown, in New Zealand to enjoy the winter festival. Queenstown International airport which is situated 10 kms from the city centre serves as a hub for major international and domestic airlines.  If you prefer to drive you will find the route wonderfully scenic. On the shores of Lake Wakatipu, surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery, Queenstown is the ideal location for an extravagant winter festival.  The American express Queenstown winter festival attracts around 60000 people for a 10 days fair which has a frenzy of concerts, balls, competition, races, fireworks, bands, comedy, debates, food and wine and whatever you can  [...]
    Posted at May 16th, 2009 at 04:05 pm
  • New Zealand Comprising Of Beautiful Wonders (worth seeing)
    New Zealand Comprising Of Beautiful Wonders (worth seeing)
    White Island: It is an active volcano which is name by Captain Cook who always thought it to be covered with white clouds and therefore it got its name as ‘White Island’. It is located at the Bay of Plenty which is headed toward the north of the island. This island was also a location for sulfur mining which resulted in a great disaster because of a massive volcanic eruption. To visit this place helicopter and boat trips are available which leave daily from Whakatane. Milford Sound: It’s a fjord where number of boat tour operations takes place which are operated from Harbor. Many trips are made to this wonderful place which leaves from Queenstown as it is nearest to Milford. Milford is also famous for hiking and tracking and is most popular around the world. It has limitations for the hikers that are not  [...]
    Posted at May 4th, 2009 at 04:05 am