Author(s): Shane Boocock
With well over 320 individual listings, The New Zealand Adventure Guide is the most up-to-date and well-researched directory available, and offers a smorgasbord of outdoor activities to be explored. Discover adventures in the air, on the land, at sea and in fresh water. Not just for the daredevils among us - there are activities for everyone, from ballooning and whale watching to mountaineering or black water rafting. Spectacular photography illustrates the excitement of experiencing adventures set against a backdrop of some of the best scenery in the country. Accurate safety guidelines are included for every activity and website addresses provide easy reference. This book is the 'must have' guide for everyone keen on outdoor adventure. It features a foreword by John Key, Minister of Tourism and Prime Minister of New Zealand.
Shane Boocock's penchant for adventure began while hitchhiking around Europe and the USA. Since 1996, Shane has been based in New Zealand and his travel stories and photographs have appeared in newspapers and magazines in New Zealand, Australia and North America. His first book, Auckland: A City Guide for City People was published by New Holland in 2003. When he is not off on a new adventure, Shane will be found working on Let's Travel magazine from his home office based on Waiheke Island.