When travelling to New Zealand, we recommend that you first ensure that you have your passport and Visa in order well before take-off. Whilst New Zealand still proudly flies the Union Jack as part of their flag, you should not assume that a visa will not be required. In certain circumstances, such as travelling due to medical reasons or staying for an extended period, a visa will be necessary. Here we outline the entry requirements for New Zealand. Continue reading
If you’ve the remotest interest in wine, then the chances are that you’ll have sampled some of what New Zealand has to offer. Head down to any supermarket and you’ll find offerings from this island nation stacked alongside those from Spain, France, and Italy. But while most of us can distinguish a Rioja from a Burgundy, British knowledge of New Zealand’s wine-producing regions is often found wanting. Continue reading
If you’re planning a visit to New Zealand, then the chances are that the country’s spectacular scenery is a large part of the appeal. This part of the world is replete with eye-popping mountains, valleys, glaciers, and waterfalls – and there are few better demonstrations of this natural wealth than the Milford Sound.
The Milford Sound is a glacier-carved fjord described by Rudyard Kipling as the ‘eighth wonder of the world’. It’s a popular draw for tourists, offering multiple ways to experience the sights. Why? Let’s take a look… Continue reading
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Thinking about booking a holiday to New Zealand? Our booking expert, Laura, shares her top tips for planning a trip to remember.
A country as beautiful and varied as New Zealand is a joy to visit whatever time of year that you go. But April, in the thick of autumn, is probably the perfect time for an understated yet still awe-inspiring holiday here. Continue reading
No New Zealand holiday would be complete without a visit to the World Heritage area of Fiordland National Park, for it is here that you will find some of the most stunning scenery on earth. Continue reading
When you think of New Zealand what is the first thing you think about? Beautiful scenery, mountains, and lakes? To many sports fans and non-sports fans alike it would be the All Blacks and their wonderful pre-match war cry; the Haka.
Following a hopefully successful Ashes Series, England will travel to the stunning islands of New Zealand in a 2 Test Match Series against the Black Caps. In conjunction with Howzat Travel who offer great value cricket tours, Silver Fern Holidays are proud to present this fantastic tour to New Zealand, not only taking in both tests, but enjoying a pre Test break in the beautiful Bay of Islands.