Culture and religion, Destinations, Oceania

Must see sights in New Zealand

There are many attractions in New Zealand which have stunning scenery, a calm soothing atmosphere, and mind blowing landscapes.

New Zealand Sights

New Zealand Sights


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Here are some of the most visited places in New Zealand:

Bay of Islands

Bay of islands has many islands and beautiful beaches, bays and marine life in abundance. You can fish for marlin or relax on a cruise to see whales and dolphins. The scenery is stunning and is a major attraction for tourists all year round


Rotorua is famous for its mud pools and geysers; it is the spiritual home to the Maori. Looking at the scenery, you just feels as if ‘serenity is breathing peace’. Just as long as you don’t mind the sulfur smell from the mud!


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Hawke’s Bay

Hawke’s Bay is New Zealand’s most prominent place for red wine production. There are many wineries with tastings and tours. If you are lucky enough to be in the Hawke’s Bay for the annual wine festival it is a definite must.

Abel Tasman National Park

It’s the smallest national park in New Zealand and can be visited any time of the year. It is popular for its sandy beaches, kayaking and gorgeous backdrop of Tasman Sea.


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Kaikoura is located in between Christchurch and Picton on East coast of New Zealand’s south island. This is one place in the world where whales can be seen all year round.

Westland  National Park

The West Coast is known for its diverse landscape and glaciers. These glaciers are one of a kind because of the warmer climate in New Zealand. There are steep cliffs, mountains and abundant rainforests. Take a drive down the coast and you will have fantastic views of the glaciers.


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Another must see place is Queenstown – the most popular destination for tourists in New Zealand and is considered as New Zealand’s adventure capital. You can go bungee jumping, jet boating, hang gliding, sky diving or rafting. It is also a very popular skiing destination in winter.


Fiordland National park

New Zealand is famous for its national parks and they are definitely worth exploring. Fiordland is a heritage area situated on the south west end of the south island of New Zealand. Fiordland is New Zealand’s largest national park. The scenery is amazing; there are steep mountains, waterfalls and dense rainforests. Calm lakes, snowcapped peaks and steep fjords. Take a stroll along the tracks to experience the atmosphere of this place.

Visiting places in New Zealand gives a memorable, refreshing, pleasurable and soothing experience and you must go there to experience the beauty.

Author bio: Jessica blogs regularly about New Zealand accommodation and activities. She writes for TOP 10 Holiday Parks – New Zealand camping grounds and motels.

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