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Discover the freedom of open roads withLonely PlanetNew Zealand'sBest Trips, your passport to uniquely encountering New Zealand by car. Featuring more than 30 amazing road trips, plus up-to-date advice on the destinations you'll visit along the way, seek out alfresco dining and seductive wineries, follow New Zealand's premier wilderness highway to Milford Sound and discover spectacular natural landscapes, all with your trusted travel companion. Get to New Zealand, rent a car, and hit the road!
Inside Lonely Planet New Zealand'sBest Trips:
Lavish colour and gorgeous photographythroughout
Itineraries and planning advice to pick the right tailored routes for your needs and interests
Get around easily - easy-to-read, full-colour route maps, detailed directions
Insider tips to get around like a local, avoid trouble spots and be safe on the road - local driving rules, parking, toll roads
Essential infoat your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, prices
Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Useful features - including Detours, Walking Tours and Link Your Trip
Covers Marlborough, Bay of Islands, Akaroa, West Coast, Central Plateau, Milford Sound, Waiheke Island, Kaikoura, Mackenzie Country, Waitomo Caves, Canterbury, Rotorua, Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch, Queenstownand more
The Perfect Choice: Lonely PlanetNew Zealand's Best Tripsis perfect for exploring New Zealandvia the road and discovering sights that are more accessible by car.
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