A trip to New Zealand’s top five destinations may not be the most exciting or expensive experience, but it sure is a worthwhile one.
The ABC’s Journey song list takes the guesswork out of finding the perfect itinerary for you, from your first visit to the best of the best.
Here are the best ways to explore the islands of New Zealand, and the places that make the most sense for your budget.
If you’re looking for a great way to see the country, check out the ABC’s book list to learn more about New Zealand.
If all you’re after is a quick and easy trip, head over to the ABC Travel app and select the journey you want to take.
Once you’ve chosen the itinerary, you can take a few minutes to explore some of the other great destinations you’ll be exploring, and then hit the book button and book your trip to one of the five islands on the list.
For more on the ABC journey song lists, head to our journey song map or choose the one you want from the list below:Brisbane-Monash, South Australia, New South Wales, VictoriaIf you’ve never been to South Australia before, you’ll want to get a feel for its history before you get to the capital city of Adelaide.
South Australia is one of New South Welsh and is home to a fascinating history and the famous Black Mountains, as well as the world’s largest freshwater fishery.
The town of Doon, on the coast of South Australia’s Blue Mountains, was settled by early European settlers in the 17th century.
The area is a popular destination for families and tourists alike, and has become a popular place for sightseeing and holiday accommodation.
If that’s not enough to get you to South Africa, check our guide to the world famous Black Hills.
If a little bit of travel isn’t your thing, then head over and explore the world-famous Cape Town, South Africa’s second-largest city.
This beautiful city is home not only to the city’s iconic Cape Town Opera House, but also to some of South Africa ‘s most popular attractions, including the historic Old Town and a large part of the cityscape.
If it’s a bit too much for your wallet, there are also plenty of other destinations you can explore in South Africa too, from a visit to Kruger National Park to exploring the South African National Parks in South Australia.
You can check out our guide for the best South African attractions.
If the South Pacific is your main destination, head back to the Pacific Ocean.
New Zealand is one the most popular destinations for tourists from around the world, so you may want to start with our guide of the world ‘s top 10 destinations for Pacific islanders.
If your budget is limited, and you’re in the market for a new holiday, then you’ll definitely want to look out for a place to stay in the beautiful South Island of New England, or in the New Zealand capital, Wellington.
The South Island is a special place for Kiwis and has the best surfing in the world.
If you’ve been to the North Island, you may have even seen the famous Manawatu Harbour.
If the weather is nice and the sun is shining, head on down to the South Island for some of its best surfing.
If it’s sunny and the wind is blowing, head out to the famous Cape Cod beach, which is home of one of South Island’s most popular tourist destinations.
If New Zealand isn’t enough, then consider visiting the South China Sea, a hotspot for trade and trade routes, which also has the world class beaches of Auckland.
If South Africa isn’t for you or you’re still unsure of where to visit, the ABC Traveller’s Journey itinerary might help you decide.