There are so many reasons to
visit New Zealand, it feels like you are passing through the set of a movie when traveling the country. New Zealand is probably one of the most photogenic countries on earth. Visit New Zealand in 33 Photos 33 Reasons to Visit New Zealand – A photo says a 1000 words The photos say it all! Why you should visit New Zealand right now! The sun sets on a beach near Oamaru on the South Island, New Zealand.
There’s a reason
Peter Jackson came back again and again to film his epic trilogies, Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit in his home country. The Church of the Good Shepherd on Lake Tekapo on the South Island, New Zealand.
Each corner you turn changes into a completely different scene.
Looking over Queenstown at night.
From jagged glacial mountains to long sandy beaches, New Zealand is a feast for the eyes.
Sunrise on the Moeraki Boulders on the Otago coast of New Zealand.
Check out Top Thrill Seeking Things to do in New Zealand The mighty cliffs of Milford Sound, New Zealand.
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Enjoy our video of Milford Sound The sky explodes in colour on the South Island of New Zealand.
There are many reasons to
including adventure travel, hiking, water sports, and culture but for me, capturing the beauty of its diverse scenery was what made it so memorable. Visit New Zealand Enjoying the beauty of Abel Tasman by kayak. When you visit New Zealand you can be in the water and the snow all in the same day! Hiking the Fox Glacier in New Zealand.
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Fox Glacier Adventure The turquoise glacial waters of the South Island, New Zealand.
How New Zealand Changed my Perspective on Life Standing on the edge of the thermal pools of Rotorua, New Zealand.
See: 15 Most Unique Things to do in New Zealand. All roads lead to beauty in New Zealand.
If you are an adventure lover, you must visit New Zealand. Check out our adventures in New Zealand Taking a moment to enjoy the sunset on the South Island of New Zealand.
Buy the Lonely Planet Travel Guide Swimming with dolphins off the coast of the Bay of Islands on the North Island of New Zealand.
14 Cool and Fun Facts About New Zealand The harsh but beautiful landscape of the Tongariro Crossing on the North Island of New Zealand.
Take your travel photography to the next level with our Complete Travel Photography Gear Guide The beautiful Lake Wanaka. Watching whales fluke in Kaikoura, New Zealand.
whale watching in Kaikoura Waters rage at Huka Falls on the Waikato River near Taupo, New Zealand. Make sure to take time for quiet moments when you visit New Zealand Just taking in the beauty of New Zealand. The Pancake Rocks of Punakaiki, New Zealand.
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Flying a Stunt Plane over New Zealand. Sunset on the shores of an unnamed lake outside of Queenstown, New Zealand. Sunrise over “Mount Doom” on the Tongariro Crossing.
Hobbit Trilogy Location Guide A long but beautiful walk up to Fox Glacier. The Mirror Lakes near Huka Falls, New Zealand. Random beauty in the New Zealand forest.
Get your travel adapter for New Zealand and Australia A roadside stop in New Zealand. Epic landscapes surround you. Milford Sound can sure make you feel small.
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Milford Sound Walking through Mother Nature’s canvas on the North Island of New Zealand. Rafting the Rangitata River in New Zealand. A perfect afternoon in Abel Tasman. Sunrise kisses the mountains near Franz Josef Glacier in New Zealand. A bird stretching its wings in the later afternoon light.
When visiting New Zealand,
everyone must skydive. Making our way over the 19.6km Tongariro Crossing on the North Island.
For more on a visit to New Zealand check out our
destinations page where you can learn more about the country.
Our trip around New Zealand was courtesy of
Flying Kiwi an excellent way to see the country at a reasonable price and to meet new people.
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