Saturday, October 22, 2016

Top 10 places in the New Zealand

New Zealand has very beautiful landscape to attract the tourist visitors. New Zealand has two Islands South Island and North Island. The South Island is amazing and you'll particularly enjoy travelling from North to South Island via road and rail ferry and driving down the island via West Coast.

Below are the Top 10 best places in New Zealand.

South Island

Queenstown is most popular tourism place in New Zealand, especially adventure and ski tourism.  It is surrounded by Z-shaped lake called  Lake Wakatipu.

In Queenstown, there are many adventure activities such as Bungy Jumping, sky diving, Snowboarding, Skateboarding, Jetboat, Hiking, Parachuting. 
Skyline Queenstown Luge  is the world famous in New Zealand for being a large downhill kart track.

Photo by Lawrence Murraya
You can book packages from take a boat trip to the sounds (Queenstown New Zealand: Official Site)

Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island of Canterbury Region. The facilities in this region are located in such a way that, you can visit different places in the Christchurch within 2 hours, you can experience bungy jump, hike and bike, surf, swim, golf, see whales, dolphins and seals, even visit the world’s top wine-producing areas.

Photo by Snuffy

You can book packages Christchurchnz

Milford Sound 

This is one of the most tourist spot in South Island. Every year millions of tourist visitors visits Milford Sound.  Milford Sound is fjord where the Cleddau River flows into Milford Sound. There are two permanent water falls

  • Stirling Falls
  • Lady Bowen Falls
Photo by Gordon Wrigley

There will more number of waterfalls when there are high rains. That makes this place look more beautiful. 

Doubtful Sound
Doubtful Sound is located very nearer to Milford Sound, doubtful is small and bit difficult to visit this place when compared to the Milford Sound, However, visitors are always interested in visiting this place.

Photo by Bigbug21

Wanaka is one of the most popular tourist place in the New Zealand because of the beautiful lake and mountain views. City is surrounded by the mountains, Tourist can climb the mountains such as
  • Roys Peak
  • Mount Iron
  • Mount Grand
  • The Pisa Range
photo by Steve Collis

Winter is the best time to see the Aurora, also know as southern light or polar light and in summer, Tourist enjoy hiking, mountain biking, mountaineering, fishing, paragliding, kayaking, rafting, jetboating, and environmental activities.There are many wineries in Wanaka. 

Dunedin is the second largest city & oldest New Zealand city. It is one of the best travelling spot in New Zealand. We can find the royal albatross colony and several penguins, you will not find royal albatross in any other place except in Dunedin.
Photo by Ulrich Lange This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.

North Island

Rotoura is city popular for spa and mountain biking and best tourist resort. Rotoura is second largest lake after lake Taupo and Rotoura lake was formed by large volcano in the Taupo Volcanic Zone. The origin of name Rotoura came from roto means lake and rua two. You will find the beautiful Mokoia Island in middle of the lake.
Photo by Antilived


Though Wellington is smaller than Auckland, Wellington is the Capital city of New Zealand. The city is in the North Island of New Zealand. Wellington generates high income through tourism and it is listed as one of most favourite travel destination spot. 
Popular destination includes:

  • Museum of Wellington City & Sea
  • Wellington Zoo
  • Zealandia 
  • Wellington Cable Car, Cruise tourism
Photo by jackol

Auckland is the largest city in the New Zealand and it is also most populous city in the country. Auckland is listed on 8th as a most liveable places in world by Economist Intelligence Unit's in 2016. Below are tourists places in Auckland

  • Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium
  • Sky Tower (Auckland)
  • Auckland Civic Theatre
  • Auckland Harbour Bridge
  • Queen Street, Auckland
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum
  • Auckland Domain
  • Britomart Transport Centre
  • Museum of Transport and Technology
  • St Patrick's Cathedral, Auckland
Photo by DXR

              Cape Reinga
              Cape Reinga is also known as Te Rerenga Wairua(Te Reinga means “the leaping place of spirits (souls)”.) which is located on the North Auckland Peninsula of the North Island. It takes about 90 mins from Kaitaia to reach Cape Reinga. Cape Reinga has scenaries to see beautiful travelling spots. 

              Photo by Richard Gallagherr

              Taupa is a town located on the shore of the Lake Taupa in North Island.  Taupa has nice panoramic views over the lake as well as over the volcanic mountains of Tongariro National Park. It is one of the best travelling sport to visit in Summer. You can chill out with different tourist activities such as sky diving, jet boating and paragliding etc,.

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              Happy Journey to New Zealand :)