Did you know: Stanley Park is a 1001 acre urban park. It is 10% bigger than New York City’s Central Park.

New Zealand

Fiordland National Park

located in South West New Zealand is the largest national park in New Zealand covering encompassing nearly 1.2 million hectares. As one of the world’s greatest wilderness areas Fiordland National Park is characterised by steep, jumbled topography, rugged coastline, dense rainforest and a challenging climate. Does this sould like a place you'd like to visit? Click here and Marie will tell you more about it.

Self drive - to explore The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings

Day 01: Arrive in Auckland which is the country’s largest city and home to 1.5 million people. It is surrounded by two harbours and offers world class accommodation, outstanding food and wine and great shopping.

There is much excitement in New Zealand right now with the world premiere of The Hobbit in Wellington. Air New Zealand has painted their aircraft with Hobbit characters and produced a great flight safety video promoting the movie.

So if you are a Hobbit and Lord of the Rings fan here is a suggested self drive itinerary for you to include on your next trip to Middle Earth!