It's hard not to be impressed floating along one New Zealand's most stunning waterways.
Looking for a culture hit? Here are eight destinations that will hit the spot.
Hotel Grand Windsor is fit for a king and his would-be queen.
Spectacular scenery, warm and unpretentious hospitality, beguiling cities and so much more.
An incomparable heavenly vista, geysers and the Hobbit's "movie habitat" await on a cruise that lets the locals tell you their stories.
Auckland's Britomart has evolved into a chic enclave of fashion, food and wine and has welcomed luxury hotel SO/Auckland.
Quirky, comfy and a long way from your downright depressing airport hotel.
Walk coast to coast taking in superb sea vistas and then eat amazing food.
Nature rules in New Zealand, and its proud locals will guide you around the best spots of this adventure sport capital; for they invented crazy activities such as black water rafting in caves lit by glow worms and flying through canyons on zip wires. You can also enjoy tramping over rolling green hills or active volcanoes, skiing at world-famous Queenstown or perhaps floating through the breathtaking Milford Sound.