Top Locations to Visit in New Zealand

New Zealand is one of Huffington Post travel writer Sophie Hannah Davis’ favourite places in the world. Davis shares her top locations, including sailing in the Bay of Islands, white water rafting on the Tongariro River and a visit to Wellington’s Cuba Street.

“The Bay of Islands is close to the northern tip of the country and is known for its world class sailing and a collection of over 140 islands with a coastline sporting four villages, including the charming town of Russell,” Davis writes.

“If you’re after a real wilderness experience, then go white water rafting on the Tongariro River. It’s one of New Zealand’s most famous rivers. It is also pretty spectacular and in between conquering each rapid, you will be witness to ancient beech forests, rainbow trout swimming upstream, breathtaking gorges, limestone and volcanic cliffs, and water so clean and fresh you could drink it …”

“… One of the more bohemian areas of Wellington, Cuba Street is the home to an eclectic collection of cafes, op-shops, boutique, small fashion stores, art galleries, and music shops. It is the centre of one of the four ‘quarters’ of downtown Wellington, the Cuba Quarter.”

Original article by Sophie Hannah Davis, The Huffington Post, April 22, 2016.

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