New Zealand Best Tourist Attractions
New Zealand became more famous after Lord of the Rings film was released 15 years ago. New Zealand is well known for it’s out of this world landscapes and perfect sceneries. Today, tourism is the country’s second top industry. Visiting the country New Zealand is written in almost all travel bucket lists of a lot of travel enthusiasts. If you are planning your first time visit to New Zealand, here are out top picks for the best tourist attractions that you should not miss:
Queenstown, South Island
It is located between the coastlines of the ever beautiful Lake Wakatipu and the peaks of Remarkable; Queenstown is the country’s adventure capital. In Queenstown, you can try jet boating, water rafting, paragliding, downhill biking and skiing and many more. In addition for being the adventure capital, Queenstown also offers different amenities like hotel, cozy spas, food centers and shopping places.
Bay of Islands
Do not go anywhere if you are looking for sailing, fishing, scuba diving and other water activities, visit Bay of Islands. This popular spot is about 2-3 hours away from Auckland. Fun fact about Bay of Islands, it composes of 144 islands that you can easily explore, visiting these islands could be a perfect addition to your New Zealand holiday itinerary.
Milford Sound, New Zealand
The best way to see Milford Sound is riding a water vessel, like a boat. You can go on a sightseeing tour in Milford Sound for you to see the waterfalls and amazing aquatic mammals like penguins and dolphins. You can also enjoy a Kayaking tour that lets you navigate on your own.
Milford Sound has a lot more to offer. After enjoying a water tour, you can go to Milford Discovery and Underwater Observatory. Fun fact about the observatory, it is the only floating and under the water observatory in the entire country. It is definitely a once in a lifetime experience to be in touch with underwater life without the risk of getting wet.
Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland is considered the largest city and an international travel hub in New Zealand. There are a lot of international flights you can choose from in the Auckland Airport, that is why it is an ideal city for those who want to explore all point of the country to complete your New Zealand itinerary.