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Category New Zealand South Island

New Zealand Wine Country

What makes New Zealand wine so good? From world famous Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris varieties, this small but influential country in the South Pacific has got what it takes. Could it be the climate… Or could it be the rich alluvial soil that covers much of this island nation? New Zeal...

Peter Rasmussen, AAT Kings Posted: 17 January 2017

New Zealand’s Top 5 Romantic Destinations

With its glacial lakes and mountain vistas, it difficult to think of anywhere more romantic than New Zealand. Why not explore its sights with the one you love the most?New Zealand may be touted as the adventure capital of the world but for those looking to take things at a slower pace, there are an...

Your Life Choices Posted: 13 February 2017

Val Bird's Travel Diary in New Zealand

Our past guest Val Bird talks about her recent experience on an AAT Kings Guided Holiday "New Zealand Vista". Learn about her favourite experience and what it was like travelling with AAT Kings. Day 1 Upon our arrival in Auckland we were immediately welcomed and put at ease by our Travel Director a...

Val Bird, Past Guest of AAT Kings Posted: 1 August 2017

Where will this Lunar New Year take you?

Breaking the boundaries of one-size-fits-all travel experiences, AAT Kings offers unique travel styles to suit your dream holiday desires. Whether you wish to get under the skin of the destination, are travelling in a small group or simply seek a short escape, we’ll share all the must-see sights, so...

AAT Kings Posted: 16 February 2018

New Zealand’s Spectacular South

A plethora of natural wonders and iconic landscapes await when you embark on a journey through New Zealand’s South Island. We are truly amazed at how distinctly different the two islands of New Zealand are, and how much they offer to any kind of traveller, so if you get the chance to discover both, ...

Laura Vitucci for AAT Kings Posted: 18 July 2019

Beautiful national parks across Australia and New Zealand

When it comes to the natural world, the Australasian continent is one of the most fascinating and diverse places on the planet. With a huge range of climates, landscapes and ecosystems packed into such a (relatively!) small area, it's almost impossible to run out of beautiful places to explore. From...

AAT Kings Posted: 3 February 2020

5 of the World's Most Iconic Lakes

Ah, lakes - who doesn’t have sweet summer memories of swimming in and taking boat rides on their scintillating waters? If you’ve spent a lot of time with them, however, you’ll know that every lake has its own personality of sorts. Some are simply more memorable than others. This week we’ll take a lo...

AAT Kings Posted: 23 March 2020