The perfect remedy for jet lag experienced on arrival to Auckland, New Zealand involves following five simple steps.
Step 1: Take a nonstop flight to Auckland arriving early morning, and head straight to the ferry to Waiheke Island. You might have the ferry to yourself.
Step 2: Check into a boutique hotel that captures the local flavor and makes you feel at home (but much more pampered).
Step 3: Put on your hiking boots and soak in the scenery and peace of the island while getting some exercise.
Step 4: Enjoy the local wines, olive oil, and gourmet fare before a good night’s sleep.
Step 5: Repeat Steps 3-4.
Two nights on Waiheke Island is a perfect start to touring in New Zealand. Watch for more tips and New Zealand highlights soon.