With a country the size of Great Britain, but a population of only 5 million, it can sometimes feel like we’re the only vehicle on the road, especially in some of the more off the beaten track areas that we visit. But where a lack of traffic is the upside, New Zealand’s rugged landscape means that we do have a lot of small, windy, narrow and sometimes bumpy roads to navigate. So, if you are prone to feeling a wee bit nauseous whilst being driven, make sure you bring your wristbands and tablets along.
The good news is that we don’t drive fast – we drive slowly and steadily so you can see every bit of our beautiful scenery as we zigzag through the countryside. And don’t be fooled, there are a few areas where we’ll find ourselves bumper to bumper in traffic (ahem… stand up Auckland and Wellington) but we’ll make sure we keep these to a minimum – luckily, our seats are all very comfy!!
Plus, it's also not uncommon to come across a herd of sheep on NZ roads!