Tourism and Travelling in New Zealand

Tourism is considered to be a very significant industry in New Zealand. This industry is said to contribute about NZ$ 15 billion of the gross domestic product of the nation.

It is also said that about 2.4 million tourists from various international destinations come here to New Zealand and help the country to earn over 18% of the export earnings.

New Zealand is always advertised to be a very clean, green country that consists of some greenish areas including Abel Tasman National Park, Milford Sound and some activities like whale watching and bungee jumping and lots more.

A wide range of the tourist arrivals to the country happens via the Auckland Airport which was said to handle about 11 million passengers during the year 2004. Most of the international tourists are said to spend their time in Rotorua, Queenstown, Christchurch, & Wellington.

Some other great destinations comprise of Milford Sound, Bay of Islands and Mount Cook.